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“Highly recommended!!!!”
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Arcadia Motel
Ranked #11 of 41 Hotels in Nelson
Certificate of Excellence
Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand
1 review
“Highly recommended!!!!”
Reviewed November 1, 2011

My partner and I often travel about and I have to say it was one of the nicest places we have had the pleasure of staying in.The owners are very friendly and couldnt be more helpful. The room was very spacious clean and comfortable.Its only a hop skip and a jump to the beach and shops so was fantastic. Highly recommend if you ever in Nelson this is the place to stay we were very impressed. Thanks for making our weekend one to remember.

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled as a couple
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Thank Tracy H
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Millener, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review, November 2, 2011
Hi Tracy,

Many thanks for taking the time to place a review. We are very happy that you guys had a great time. We hope to be of service on your next trip into Nelson. Keep us in mind for a summer break!
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Christchurch
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Reviewed October 24, 2011

The Arcadia Motel is just a wonderful place to stay, the staff are incredibly friendly, and accomodating and really go the extra mile to make your stay as straightforward and enjoyable as possible! Cant recommend this Motel highly enough!

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled on business
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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
Reviewed September 27, 2011

Clean . Large room. Close to airport but did not experience any airport noise. Short walk to beach . Restaurants about 10min walk. Staff helped with late check out.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled on business
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Millener, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review, September 29, 2011
Thanks Magpie for your review. Would look forward to accommodate you guys any time you next come into town.
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London
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Reviewed September 27, 2011

Would just like to say what a pleasant stay I recently had at the Arcadia Motel. Andy, the owner, was friendly and very helpful in terms of filling me in on what was what in and around Nelson - I had a great day out at Abel Tasman National Park on his recommendation - and was only too pleased to post a pair of jeans I left behind up to Auckland. Clean, all mod-cons, including satellite TV and wifi, down the road from the airport (but not too close) and just round the corner from the beach. Not much more that you want from a place really!

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled on business
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Thank bennyd
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Millener, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review, September 29, 2011
Hi Ben, Glad you had a great time on your Abel Tasman trip and that you received your Jeans Ok! Thanks for your super review, hope to see you again on your next trip to Nelson.
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 26, 2011

For attention to detail + a comfortable well looked-after stay look no further than the Arcadia motel. Clean, modern, comfortable and friendly - nothing too much trouble. Located right by the beach, close to the airport, very relaxing - highly recommended.

Room Tip: I had a room at the front of the motel near the road but there is very little traffic so no problem...
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  • Stayed September 2011, traveled solo
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Millener, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review, September 29, 2011
Many thanks Adam for your time to write a review. We enjoyed your visit and would look forward to your next trip into Nelson. GB.
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Kushiro, Japan
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Reviewed September 22, 2011

I have wonderful time in "Arcadia Motel".

All facility is good condition and staff are very kind.
I will stay here when I come to Nelson.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled on business
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Millener, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review, September 24, 2011
Many thanks for taking the time to post a review. We are very happy that you have enjoyed your stay. We will look forward to your next visit to Nelson and the opportunity to to extend further our hospitality.
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed September 15, 2011

Stayed at Arcadia late Winter. Rather cold especially for someone from Malaysia, but the owner's warm welcome and helpfulness made our stay comfortable. Room is right size for a couple, very clean; location is quiet and easily accessible to all facilities. Would stay here again next time round.

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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
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Millener, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review, September 24, 2011
Many thanks for your review. It was our pleasure to accommodate you guys. We hope you had a super New Zealand vacation and will come back to see us soon.
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Property: 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 #11 of 41 Hotels in Nelson
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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. 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 
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