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Arcadia Motel

3.5 of 5 Motel   |   36 Golf Road | Tahunanui, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
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Ranked #7 of 41 Hotels in Nelson
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Arcadia Motel for 4 days. Andy the owner was extremely helpful from assisting us in planning our trip to booking activities for us! Rooms were clean, comfortable and serviced to a high standard daily. Kitchen was well equipped and tv had an impressive amount of sky channels! I would recommend this accommodation to anyone of all ages.... More

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Andy M, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review

Hi Shona, Very happy to provide assistance with your trips and excursions and we are glad that you had a good time. Nelson is a pretty relaxed city and it is good ot know you guys really enjoyed yourselves. Thanks for your recommendation to other guests traveling into Nelson to stay with us. We do appreciate your comment. I hope... More

Wellsford
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 4 days at Arcadia Motels. We had an upstairs studio which was very clean and spacious, and which caught the sun almost all day. The full cooking facilities were great, and the deck outside provided wonderful views. The heating was adequate and the free Wifi and amazing variety of TV channels just great. The owner was very helpful... More

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Andy M, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review

Hi Brenda, Many thanks for your recommendations. We very much appreciate them. It is good to know you guys had a comfortable stay. Its great that you made use of the free unlimited WifI and top Sky TV package that we have here at the Arcadia. Keep us in mind for your next trip in! (some kids in the pool... More

Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we stayed at the arcadia for one night we had an executive spa suite. the room was very much up to our expectation we loved the spa bath and took the most of it. room was well lit and well furnished with all the modern amenities one would need. best part was the motel is nearby the beach and away... More

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Andy M, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review

Hi Manish, Thanks for your review. We are happy you guys had a relaxing stay and made good use of the Spa. We will look forward to your next visit into Nelson. Or maybe we will see you down in Hanmer! More

Zushi-shi, Kanagawa, Japan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I went to Nelson, I stayed 3 nights. The rooms are clean. There is a kitchen with a large oven, if you buy the ingredients in the "New World" or "Count Down", a full-fledged self-catering is also available. Location does not feel inconvenience in about 5 minutes by car to the city center. And It is a short walk to... More

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Andy M, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review

Hi Nobuzzo, It is really nice to know you guys had a great time whilst here in Nelson at the Arcadia. Many thanks for taking the time to write a review. Great to know the Queen Charlotte Drive provided some good pics and scenery. It was our pleasure to be of service. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Excellent efficient communication right from the initial email, friendly service :) Very accommodating. Appreciated the courtesy call the day of arrival. Nothing was too much to ask for. Would recommend for sure. Thanks guys. We enjoyed our stay!

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Andy M, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review

Hi Susan, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review. We enjoyed your visit and it was our pleasure to be of service. Please keep us in mind for any future visits into the Nelson region. More

Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

My wife and I are in our late 70's and we wanted a motel close to Tahuna beach yet not too far out of Nelson. This motel was perfect. It is also close to the WOW museum which is well worth a visit. Don't miss the classic cars. The motel has a small but enjoyable pool. The manager, Andy, was... More

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Andy M, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review

Hi Peyrel, Great to know you guys really enjoyed your stay with us. We were happy to be of service. Do keep us in mind for future trips into Nelson. More

Takaka, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We had a very comfortable stay, great bed, good linen very tidy and very helpful owners . Even so far as having the right sky channel for my husband on his birthday to be able to watch the football final !!

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Andy M, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review

Glad you guys enjoyed our Free Upgrade and made use of the Sky Guest Select. Its those added extras that do make the difference:) More

Bristol
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Fantastic motel, clean, tidy, everything you need, owners extremely friendly and welcoming, clean towels daily, beds made, stayed in 15 motels whilst in New Zealand and this one is in our top 3. Would definitely recommend and would use again our selfs.

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Andy M, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review

Hi Nicroy, Your Top 3 in NZ! Very high praise indeed. Many thanks for your review and recommendations. We enjoyed your visit. Should you be in Nelson on another NZ tour we would be very happy to offer further our hospitality. More

Atlanta, Georgia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
37 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We stayed for several nights at the Arcadia motel in Nelson. The room was great! It had a huge, comfy bed, living area, bathroom, and kitchen that was fully equipped. It was just a couple minutes walk to the beach and also very convenient to the airport. It's about 5km to the city center, but if you don't want to... More

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Andy M, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review

Hi Lauren, Many thanks for your review and kind words. Great to know you made good use of our Fast Free Unlimited Wifi internet and our 50+ Sky TV channels. We are very happy you found our apartments clean, spacious and comfortable. Thanks also for your high recommendations to other guests to stay with us. Call Freephone 0800 427 223... More

Vancouver
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We stayed for the night of March 13, 2014 during a whirlwind tour of the Nelson area. Good location close to beach. Older motel but new bed linens and accessories. The bathroom could use updating. The hotel manager was very helpful, and went out of his way to show us sites on the map, given directions and make suggestions on... More

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Andy M, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review

Hi Jack, Thanks for your review. We are happy that you liked our motel and do recommend us to other travelers. More

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Address: 36 Golf Road | Tahunanui, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Arcadia Motel 3.5*
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