Montgomery Square Carpark

Montgomery Square Carpark

Overnight Campervan Parking

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Pablo Boris

Ranking: 5/10

Nice spot, BUT We have an awful night cause of a junkie, playing music really out loud next to all the campervans, between 23 and 1am, we left to New World parking place. I think someone called the police later, free wifi and great speed thou. Car parks places means that you have to be prepared for everything.

Reviewed 11 months ago

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Kirsty Brewin

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Ranking: 7/10

A great free spot in central Nelson. Toilets, drinking water nearby, and free wifi. Moved on to a local reserve around 7am to escape the morning truck deliveries and workers.

Reviewed 12 months ago

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Kirsty B

New Zealand

Ranking: 7/10

A great free spot in central Nelson. Toilets, drinking water nearby, and free wifi. Moved on to a local reserve around 7am to escape the morning truck deliveries and workers.

Reviewed 12 months ago

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Felix

Ranking: 8/10

Large car park with plenty of spaces, gets quite busy but a nice vibe when we were there. Green grocers and shops nearby. Excellent paid toilet, laundry and shower facilities with friendly staff. Information needs to be updated because you can stay 2 nights !

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Lua

Ranking: 10/10

Good and clean facilities, fresh drinking water, location in the middle of the town! Be careful to park in the designated area. From Friday to Sunday it is prohibited to camp there at all!

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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Ritravel

Ranking: 7/10

Stayed here for one night during the week on a rainy day. Toilettes and showers as described perfekt. During the night there was no noise, but maybe because of the rain. In the Morning very busy and someone came to control the cars. Good for a stop in the city.

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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Steve Mac

Ranking: 10/10

Nice quiet spot.
Laundry closes at 4:30, showers close at 5pm.
2 toilets always available.
Older lady running the laundry is awesome

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Ambs

Ranking: 8/10

Pretty decent for a car park! Very quiet on a Monday night. There was a car that pulled in blasting its music but the person just needed to use the toilet then left. Some people briefly singing at around 11pm but other than that I really can’t complain, it is in the centre after all. Very convenient spot with 2 clean toilets open all night plus a water fountain. Also laundry and shower services during the day time at an extra cost. Was only about 7 cars here. Weekends might not be so peaceful...
Also need to leave by 8am, or get a ticket for 1hr free parking until 9am, otherwise you may get fined. Happy camping :)

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Taylor

Ranking: 1/10

The location is great as it is in the centre of the town and provides easy access to everything you might need. The downside to this, however, is that it is in the centre of the town in a well lit parking lot. At around 10pm a group of young men walked into the parking lot presumably after a bar had closed. They were talking loudly amongst themselves for awhile, but we assumed they were waiting for a ride and waited it out. An hour passed and they were still talking loudly, playing music and drinking. They seemed to wander off for about thirty minutes but returned and continued. This pattern continued for the next couple of hours. Although they did not interfere with the campervans in the lot, it still created a feeling of unease and I did not feel safe in the lot overnight.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Peter Lillie

Ranking: 7/10

Stayed here one night, didn’t try to use the showers although there were two basic but clean toilets open all night and a water fountain suitable for filling bottles. They are quite hot on the restrictions- we hadn’t realised that we were supposed to park within the blue lines and got a note on our windscreen in the morning (hopefully have avoided a fine). It is just a car park, but then it’s great to be able to legally stay in the town centre for free and use the surrounding amenities.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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TP&MM

Ranking: 8/10

Literally a car park in the middle of town. Very convenient and the local showers were a bonus. The ladies there were very helpful and vigilant at keeping the showers clean. Only downside at the time was that there was some public maintenance work going on and they had commandeered many of the allocated camping spots but that is only temporary.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Michael S

Ranking: 8/10

Guter Platz, mögliche Plätze sind mit blauer Linie markiert. Mitten in Nelson. Parkplatz ist beleuchtet. Toilette war okay. Gegen 19 Uhr den letzten Platz bekommen. Nelson insgesamt nicht so schön.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Katharina Pisarew

Ranking: 9/10

Great campspot for 1-2 nights. Middle of Nelson, everything is nearby: cafe shops, grocery stores, restaurants, etc. 2 free toilets open all night. $2 shower, but line in the morning. We stayed one night, was quiet and we felt safe.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago

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Laura Henderson

Ranking: 10/10

Nelson is a great town to wander around and make the most of the free city wifi. Unfortunately you cannot pick this up at the car park but just round the corner you can, all city car park spaces are free at five so we just parked in the centre to use the wifi and then moved to the site. We enjoyed the cinema and a few drinks in a bar before heading to bed for the night.

I really enjoyed staying in Nelson

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Jodi Blackler

Ranking: 4/10

Awesome being free but would not recommend staying there on a Saturday night as people all around drinking and yelling but apart from that bathroom is good and clean.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Clara Bertomeu

Ranking: 8/10

Free! Public toilet open all night long , $2 hot shower opening at 8am. In the heart of the city.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago

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Fernando Silva

Ranking: 8/10

Very good place to stay for one night! It has a shower for $2.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago

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Heather Scoltock

Ranking: 7/10

Was strange to be camping in a carpark in the middle of the town centre. But loads of people there, mainly younger people. Restaurant and takeaways very close and convenient. 2 toilets open 24 hours. Tap in middle of pavement where people were washing up and cleaning teeth. OK for a single night. Had to move on early on Monday morning 8am to avoid parking charges.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago

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Singapore Sling

Singapore

Ranking: 7/10

It is the carpark within the shopping area of Montgomery Square at Nelson. It is suitable for self-contained motorhome as there is only a public toilet available. The area is pretty quiet in the evening after the shops are closed. However, there are still some food outlets nearby. Fast food & supermarket within walking distance if you are willing to explore a bit further. Reasonably safe and peaceful place to stop for a night.

Reviewed about 6 years ago

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Inge van Noorf

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

It was basically a parking lot with toilet and showers, based in the centre of Nelson. If was fine for one night and free (separate pay for showers).

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in December 2014

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A Buergle

Ranking: 5/10

Not very charming but free. It is a parking lot right in the middle of town.There is a toilet and pay shower right at the spot, you can also do laundry there.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago