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Arcadia Motel

3.5 of 5 36 Golf Road | Tahunanui, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Leicester, United Kingdom
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113 reviews 113 reviews
40 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice sized studio apartment. Very clean (apartment and grounds) with everything we need for a 4 night stay. Friendly and welcoming hosts. Excellent value and would recommend to anyone (singles, couples, families).

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

Hi Sue, Many thanks for your high recommendation to other travelers to stay with us. Very much appreciated that you found our accommodation to be of high standard and great value. We are very happy that you had a good time. GB. More 

Chattanooga, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our Experience: In planning for this trip we knew the first day would be somewhat difficult because we arrived on Christmas. Of course most everything including grocery stores and restaurants are closed. We were amazed when the owner, Andy, quickly suggested we send him a grocery list and his wife would go to the grocery store on the 24th, purchase... More 

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

Hiya Guys, Many thanks for your kind review. It was great to host your family whilst staying in Nelson. We couldn't have our guests going without a Christmas Dinner so no problem to get some groceries for you! Its great you enjoyed our super location down by Tahunanui beach and found the apartments comfortable and clean and tidy. We hope... More 

Auckland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights in December at the Arcadia before we went to the walk the Abel Tasman. It was an easy 20 mins walk from Nelson Airport and close to WOW. Andy was very helpful; his restaurant suggestion was a big hit with our boys. The rooms were spacious, clean and tidy and the beds comfortable. It was a... More 

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

Hi Guys, Many thanks for your review. Great that you found our Sleepyhead beds nice and comfy and the apartments clean and tidy. It is my pleasure to recommend great local restaurants and things to do. We want our guests to have the best time possible! Hope to see you again on your next trip to Nelson. More 

Southland Region, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We stayed at the Arcadia for a long weekend in October and nothing was a problem. The units are spotlessly clean though a little tired in the kitchens & carpet. The 2 bedroom units were well equipped and spacious. The furniture is in good order and the wifi is free. There is a small pool for cooling off. The hosts... More 

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

Hi Guys, Many thanks for your review and it is great to know you guys had a good time with us here at the Arcadia and found our apartments to be spotlessly clean. We would welcome the opportunity to extend our hospitality on your next visit to Nelson. Over the last few years we have been continuously upgrading our apartments... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights to enable us to visit the Abel Tasman area. Staff were very helpful and friendly and gave us lots of useful local information. The two bedroom property was well equipped and in a peaceful location. There was also a well equipped launderette.

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

Hi Guys, Many thanks for taking the time to place a review. We appreciate your comments and are glad you found our accommodation comfortable and well equipped. Enjoy the rest of your NZ vacation. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

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 

Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

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 

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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*
Number of rooms: 12
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