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Arcadia Motel

#9 of 41 Hotels in Nelson
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We have stayed at Arcadia 3 times in the last 14 months. The property is an older type motel but the cleanliness ,location and service make up for this. Units are serviced daily to high standard. Andy and his staff run a friendly helpful motel complex. The close proximity to the beach is a real bonus for those of us... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have stayed in this motel several times over the last 3 years, and we would not go anywhere else. The owner operators are very friendly and give excellent service. The units are scrupulously clean. The motel units themselves have been nicely re-decorated and are an older build which means that they are more spacious than more modern units. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked two rooms for a night here and wished we had stayed for longer. The rooms are huge and very clean and well furnished. There is a pool for kids and a playground in the campsite behind. Beach is a short distance away. However the best bit is the staff. They are extremely friendly and helpful. We were told... More 

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

Hi Libby, Thank you for your review. It was a pleasure to be of service. We are very happy you guys had a great time and enjoyed your visit. We do like to be able to offer snippets of local information that enhances a Nelson vacation experience. There are certainly many great things to do here! Its great you found... More 

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58 reviews 58 reviews
20 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Arrived late afternoon from Picton. Made very welcome. The Unit was clean an had everthing one would need. Well appointed kitchen area. This was a Budget family Unit, but we found it rather small for 3 adults and a baby. Double bed in lounge left little space for us all. We had to move dresser in single bedroom to put... More 

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

Hi Guys, Many thanks for placing a review here on trip advisor. We are happy you found our apartments clean and tidy and enjoyed your stay. The budget family apartment reserved for your stay are very useful and comfortable for families not wishing to over spend on their vacation accommodation. However if you require more space then I would suggest... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fantastic 4 days and 3 nights spent in Nelson. Andy and his staff did complete room servces everyday for our 3 adult siftball teams which we appreciated. Close to the sports venue Saxton park and airport. Rooms are very comfortable. Will recommend this motel not only for the rooms but also the great service provided.

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

Hi Lois, Hey many thanks for your review. It was great to accommodate you guys during your trip into Nelson. Congrats to all the teams on their trophies. We look forward to be able to be of further service any time you require accommodation in Nelson just pop us an email or give us a call. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights at Arcadia Motel to discover Tasman Bay. We really enjoyed our stay here. The room was very clean and was cleaned every Day. The owner gave us advice for our trip and even booked the boat for us to the Abel Tasman Park which was really appreciated. We recommend this motel to anyone who wants to... More 

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

Hi Guys, Many thanks for your time to write a review. We are very happy that you recommend our services to other travellers and found our apartments very clean. We hope you enjoyed your trip into the Abel Tasman and your further vacation down South. Keep us in mind for your return visit. Give us a call on 0800 427... More 

Bournemouth
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145 reviews 145 reviews
49 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Slightly old fashioned but this was actually quite appealing - nicer than being in a bland box. Very clean, with a large and very comfortable bed - and good quality bed linen. Settee was also better than average. The owners were helpful and cheerful. Located close to the airport and convenient for the city centre as well as being close... More 

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

Hi Observer, Many thanks for your comments. We are a slightly older build Motel but our apartments do have inside a modern feel with new décor and furnishings. The apartments are also of a larger size with full kitchen facilities with Oven and Hob also dining table and chairs. Its great you had a comfortable time with us and we... More 

Wellington
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

First time at this Motel. Roomy enough for 2 although I was travelling alone. Good to have a comfortable lounge chair with good sky TV coverage. Usual motel services plus wifi connection (at no charge) were also good.

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

Many thanks for your review and comments. We were very happy to accommodate you. Please keep us in mind on your next trip into Nelson. More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

Typical motel, quite tired looking but very clean. Could do with facelift in room. Appreciated daily room service. Great to have the option of a pool although the beach is very close and is such a wonderful beach to swim at. Friendly hosts.

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

Hi Melanie, Many thanks for your review and staying with us here at the Arcadia. We do appreciate all of your comments and are very happy that you found our apartments very clean and tidy, which is a priority. We are not a brand new motel which does reflect in our pricing within the marketplace and can be noticed in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Great location for things to do. Staff knew nelson like back of hand and offered suggestions on sites seeing. Very friendly and even when leaving offered suggested routes for stuff to do Definitely recommend and come again esp if they don't mind pets. A1

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

HI Guys, Many thanks for your time to place a TripAdvisor review. Its super to know you guys had a great time. We would look forward to being of further service any time you guys fancy a Nelson vacation. Just give us a call on our freephone 0800 427 223 and we will be happy to book you in. More 

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