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Arcadia Motel
Ranked #12 of 42 Hotels in Nelson
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed July 14, 2011

Stayed in the single self-contained room with jacuzzi bath. The room was a good size, had everything you needed in the kitchen- great tv and free dvd selection- it even had an ipod dock in the room. The room was cleaned everyday- really clean and tidy. Bath was great- good size and powerful jets. Owners were really helpful, told us everything we needed to know and even gave us a lift to the supermarket on their way elsewhere! Beautiful beach and good selection of resteraunts nearby- and only a moderate walk into Nelson city. We were also recommended a great hire car company- very painless and cheap and had a wonderful day at able Tasman bay- only a 45min drive- and a very scenic drive too. Had a really great holiday- wish we had booked longer and will definitively stay here again when we come back to Nelson- great place to stay and brilliant location- cant recommend it enough!

Room Tip: room 3 was great for a couple- completely self contained, parking and lovely lemon tree at the front
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  • Stayed: July 2011, traveled as a couple
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Millener, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2011

Thanks guys. We enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you soon here at the Arcadia, just give us a call.

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Reviewed May 22, 2011

We were 3 nights in this motel and we are very satisfied for these reason:
- The owners are friendly, they help you in all they can do for you (give you information about the city, places to visit, discounts for the Abel Tasman one day cruises and trekking...)
- The motel is well located. Five minutes driving to the city centre, 2 min. walking to the beach and close to differents bar and restaurants.
- Our unit had a great jacuzzy and a pool in summer time

I will repeat in Arcadia Motel in my next visit to Nelson

  • Stayed: May 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 17, 2011

We really enjoy staying at this motel. We visit Nelson often and this motel is located within close proximity of the beach for the kids and it is great for cycling round as it is flat and safe. The motel is warm, comfortable and clean and well presented.

  • Stayed: April 2011, traveled with family
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Reviewed May 9, 2011

I was in Nelson for 5 days work which involves a lot of driving and really looked forward to a motel with quiet, clean and comfortable rooms. The Arcadia Motel was excellent in all respects and the service was great with the owners being friendly and helpful. They also supply wonderful evening meals. I would highly recommend Andy and Jena's great motel to everyone.

  • Stayed: May 2011, traveled on business
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Reviewed May 4, 2011

Very enjoyable stay. Lovely rooms upstairs. Unfortunately weather didn't co-operate so didn't get chance to take advantage of their solar-heated pool but would have liked to. Owners very friendly & more than happy to give information on any thing you may need. Made very welcome. Would definately stay again!

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  • Stayed: April 2011, traveled with family
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Reviewed April 17, 2011

This motel has been much improved since Andy and Jen have taken over. You can see they are working hard to bringing up the standard of this motel to its former glory. Andy is always keen to improve things and is open to suggestions and ideas.

  • Stayed: February 2011, traveled on business
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Millener, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this reviewResponded April 20, 2011

Many thanks for your review and we look forward toyour next visit. We are striving to make improvements within the Motel. We have already purchased new super king beds, LCDs, Progessive DVD players and Panasonic Ipod docking stations. There are a few more changes we are working on. Our prices though do reflect the position we are in the marketplace.

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Reviewed April 12, 2011

We stayed in one of the two-bedroom units and enjoyed sitting out on the balcony at night. The hotel is very clean, comfortable, and the owners are great. My only complaint is it's a little outside of "downtown" Nelson so we couldn't walk there. You can get there in a car in ten minutes though.

  • Stayed: March 2011, traveled with family
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Millener, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2011

Many thanks for you review. It was great to have you guys stay with us.

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Additional Information about Arcadia Motel

Address: 36 Golf Road | Tahunanui, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #12 of 42 Hotels in Nelson
Price Range: $85 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Arcadia Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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. Come see us at the Arcadia! ... more   less 
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