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Arcadia Motel
Ranked #11 of 41 Hotels in Nelson
Certificate of Excellence
Hamilton, New Zealand
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2 reviews
“School hockey team”
Reviewed September 8, 2013

This hotel was awesome.
they helped us with everything we needed and even gave great advice of places to eat things to do etc.
The owners were very friendly.
Would recommend this hotel to any school looking to book for a sports team or any team in general.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
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Thank KimmyJGill
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Millener, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review, September 11, 2013
Hi Guys,

It was our pleasure to accommodate your team. Many thanks for your super recommendation. We are experienced with group accommodation and welcome any requests for teams or business crews that require a comfortable stay in Nelson. We are looking forward to your guys next visit. Well done to the girls for wining their medals!
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Reviewed August 13, 2013

We stayed here for only a night at the 2 bedroom apartment. The apartment is spacious for the 4 of us and kitchen facilities are very new and clean. Andy is very helpful in providing us with information on Nelson sights and attractions. The motel is only located minutes away from the city centre and it is easy to drive and park in Nelson CBD (note that Tuesdays parking are free in the winter).

However, the stay would be even better if there is a bigger heater in the living area and heaters in the bedrooms (electric warm blankets work very well though), and a bigger water heater storage tank as the hot water is not sufficient for 4 consecutive showers.

Overall, it is a great stay at a superb value and I would go back again.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Thank nimil
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Millener, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review, August 14, 2013
Hi Guys,

Many thanks for your review. It is great that you found our apartment spacious, newly decorated and clean and tidy. It is my pleasure to give ideas of local "things to do" in Nelson. We want to make sure all guests make the most out of their time here in Nelson and see and do as much as possible.

We have taken on board your comments in regards to the heaters and water tank. Though we do not normally have any problem with 4 people using the showers in our 2 bed apartments. However, if the first couple of people do have a long 15-20 min shower then the tank may not be sufficient.
Enjoy the rest of you vacation. If you are passing through Nelson again please do not hesitate to give us a call.
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed June 25, 2013

just spent three weeks with this motel found it to be very clean and quiet good large size rooms. The owners were very friendly and helpful. I will definitely be back local restaurants will do charge backs.a nice little pool for the summer trips.Camping ground at the back of the motel and in the flight path of the Airport but the last flight is early so very quiet. There is free wireless internet which works well.Seperate toilets and a large shower in the bathrooms

Room Tip: Room6 end unit good parking no bath full size kitchen large king size bed no TV in bed room very qu...
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
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Thank Toddys1
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Millener, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review, July 27, 2013
Hi Toddys,

Many thanks for your review and for staying with us here at the Arcadia. We are very pleased you found our apartments of good size and clean and tidy. We will look forward to seeing you next time you are in Nelson. Keep in mind our freephone number for reservations: 0800 427 223
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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Reviewed May 30, 2013

I found this motel a very pleasant place to stay the room was very clean and the host very helpful and friendly. My friend and I had a very relaxed sleep in our warm cosy room. We have stayed in many motels but this was excellent. Thank you to our wonderful hosts

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
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Thank iris s
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Millener, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review, June 24, 2013
Hi Iris,

Thank you for placing a review on tripadvisor. We are very happy you found our apartments very clean and tidy and it is very nice to know that you found our accommodation excellent in comparison to other motels. Very high praise indeed! We will look forward to your next visit.
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Kaikoura, New Zealand
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Reviewed May 28, 2013

My husband and I spent three nights at Arcadia last week and found it a very pleasant place to stay. We had a large studio unit which was extremely clean, quiet and comfortable. It is close to the beach, shops, restaurants, take-a-way food and the workingman's club. An added bonus was a spar bath as this combined with a very comfortable bed ensured a good nights sleep. This was our second stay at Arcadia and we will be back. A big thank you to the very friendly owners.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank 560Dorothy37
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Millener, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review, June 24, 2013
Hi Dorothy,

Many thanks for staying with us again, and for your review. We are very happy you guys had a great nights sleep in our luxury sleepyhead super king beds and found the apartments to be of a good size and well equipped. We will look forward to seeing you guys again on your next trip into Nelson.
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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed May 11, 2013

We stayed in a 1 bedroom apartment for 3 nights. The motel is a little older in style but is very well maintained and very clean and tidy. It is well located in Tahunanui and is close to shops and restaurants. It had a good kitchen area. The motel is quiet and the owners very friendly and helpful. There is free wireless internet in the room. Parking and access is good.

There is a great fish and chip shop (The Sands) down the road and the Speights Alehouse Restaurant has a courtesy bus that will pick you up and drop you off at the door.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank GEM0
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Millener, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review, May 23, 2013
Hi Gemo,

Thanks for staying with us and for your time to place a review here on TripAdvisor.Its great you found our motel was very clean, tidy and spacious with a good sized kitchen. Got to love those fish & chips:) It is our pleasure to offer Free Unlimited WiFi to all our guests and provide those home from home comforts such as over 50+ Digital Sky Channels in even apartment and IPod Docking Stations. Keep us in mind for your next visit!
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Papamoa
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Reviewed May 3, 2013

Eight of us (4 couples) stayed for 3 nights and certainly enjoyed our stay,
We found the owners Andy & Jena very helpful & friendly. The units were very clean and every thing we needed was supplied.
We certainly recommend this motet if looking for accommodation in Nelson.
Jenny & Brian

Room Tip: corner suite as you get more sun
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
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Thank Jennifer A
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Millener, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review, May 7, 2013
Hi Guys,

Thanks for letting us know that you all really enjoyed your visit and for your recommendations to other travelers coming to Nelson to stay with us! We would look forward to seeing you all again on your next vacation. Give us a call on our free phone 0800 548 6791 to make a reservation. Many thanks for your review.
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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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