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Arcadia Motel

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the warm welcome at the front desk, perfect knowledge of the whole of the Nelson area to the clean and comfortable room with all the facilities you need from multi channel sky tv to the very comfortable superking bed. AAA+

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Hastings, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

What started as a very helpful and agreeable booking phone call ended with feeling ripped off. We were a party of 5 and big family suite was unavailable so manager agreed to provide us 2 rooms for the same price. We were about to go on a tramp and when I asked if we could leave surplus gear there that... More 

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Thank Diana E
Andy M, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review

I have to admit I am not surprised to receive this review, although we have already addressed this issue directly with you and sent you two Loyalty Discount Vouchers because of the said miscommunication. However, the quote sent to you was the price you paid. Initially to assist you with your reservations we did supply you with a large discount... More 

2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights. Comfortable and we'll equipped. Really friendly staff and room serviced each day. Really close to beach and lots of playgrounds. Kids loved the pool. Good parking. Was good to have access to washing machine.

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Thank Cindy D
Andy M, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review

Hi Cindy, Many thanks for your review. Very happy to see you guys had a comfortable stay. We would look forward to welcoming you guys again on any further visits into Nelson. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

We were welcomed by Gina and Andy who are both friendly and helpful. We were pleasantly surprised by the spaciousness of the studio unit we asked for and delighted with free full WiFi and multi channel Sky TV. The Superking bed was as good as home, the kitchen, which had microwave plus a full functioning stove was everything one needs... More 

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Thank Roger C
Andy M, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review

Hi Roger, Really good to know you guys had a great time here at the Arcadia and that we ranked top of your South Island accommodation experiences! We like to make sure all our guests have a super time here in Nelson and so we are very pleased our recommendations were found to be to your liking. We would enjoy... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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26 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

Stayed in a two bedroom apartment with the kids right near the pool. Excellent for them to play in the pool while we were nearby, and the two rooms allowed us all to get a good nights sleep. Kitchen was well equipped with everything you could need.

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Thank James F
Andy M, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review

Hi James, Many thanks for taking the time to place a review. Its great you found our apartments fully equipped and comfortable and that you guys made use of the solar heated pool. Do keep us in mind for your next visit and give us a call direct for best prices. More 

Les Houches, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

We were in Tahunanui for my son's wedding and the Arcadia provided excellent accommodation, being both near to my son's house and to the airport. Very clean and comfortable, complete with a spa bath. Andy was a very welcoming host.

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

Hi Guys, Its great you guys enjoyed your stay found our apartments very clean and comfortable. It was our please to be of service. See you guys again on your next visit. More 

Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

We spent one night at this family operated motel. Andy, the owner was on site when we arrived. He made us feel welcome and at home when we checked in. We had an upstairs room, which was very clean and up to date. Most motels of this kind will offer free wifi, as will the Arcadia. Often in NZ you... More 

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Thank Carl H
Andy M, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review

Hi Carl, Many thanks for your review. Its great to know you guys enjoyed your stay and were happy with our apartments. Also its nice to have recognized our Truly Free Unlimited WiFi! (And Yes its Hi-Speed Fibre) and our top Sky TV Package for guests. Many thanks for your recommendations to other guests and it would be a pleasure... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

We were playing in a Mens softball tournament, so were there for 5 days. All the rooms we stayed in we kept spotless and had there own cooking facilities. Andy was very helpful in organising meals at local bars and restaurants and the RSA. So all we had to do is after spending a long day at the park playing... More 

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Thank JohnBernard2016
Andy M, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review

Hi John, Many thanks for your review. We are happy you guys had a great stay. It was our pleasure to be of service. Do keep us in mind should you you guys travel into Nelson again for either sporting activities or pleasure. Give us a call on 0800 427 223 and we will give you some special rates! More 

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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

Kia Ora My friends and I are back in the states and missing your beautiful country. We had a superlative vacation with the perfect blend of activities and sight seeing. Our stay in Nelson was so much fun. The place you own is more than comfortable and your generous- hearted hospitality made us feel both welcome and relaxed. We especially... More 

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Thank Diane B
Andy M, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review

Hi Guys, Many thanks for your nice review. It was our pleasure to be of service to you guys. It is really good to know you had a super time and that our recommendations to local restaurants and attractions were a hit! Thank you for your kind wishes. We hope your future is full of blessings and success. See you... More 

Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Arcadia as a 4 adult, 1 child group for 2 nights. It is in a great location near to the beach and some good bars and restaurants. It was spacious, clean and the manager was a good friendly host. My granddaughter loved the pool which was small but adequate.

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Thank Nigel W
Andy M, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review

HI Nigel, Thanks for your comments and time to place a review. We are happy you guys had a good time and found our apartments clean and of good size. Do keep us in mind for your next visit to Nelson where we would be happy to be of further service. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Arcadia is a beautiful, quiet motel with an off-street courtyard situated only 500m from Tahuna Beach, 1km to the Nelson Links Golf Course and a short walk to excellent local cafes, bars and restaurants. We have 12 fully equipped spacious units ranging from studio to 1 & 2 bedroom family apartments. All units have Luxury Sleepyhead beds, full kitchen and bathroom facilities, High Definition MY SKY TV in each apartment with Record, Pause, Rewind features! Dont miss your favorite shows! Progressive DVD players, Truly Free Unlimited Hi-Speed Fibre WiFi access for all guests. IPod Docks and off-street parking. Relax by the solar-heated pool or experience the many cultural and adventure attractions that Nelson offers. Walk or mountain bike to the center of New Zealand or Rabbit Island and enjoy the spectacular views. Visit the weekend market and pick up something special. Founders Park and the Japanese Gardens are great places to relax with the family. Nelson - your stepping stone to the Abel Tasman National Park, Rainbow Ski Field and Marlborough Sounds. Arcadia Motel - your home away from home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arcadia Motel

Address: 36 Golf Road | Tahunanui, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: $78 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Arcadia Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Nelson
#4 Business Hotel in Nelson
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