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Arcadia Motel

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights and it was really nice rooms. We stayed in no 1 which were seperate from the other. Owner and his wife went out way to guide us to closeby restaurants and attractions. Location was great walking distance to beach and restaurants. Complex had a pool.

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

Hi Wanda, Many thanks for writing a review and for your comments of A"really nice rooms!" we appreciate your feedback and look forward to your next visit to Nelson.

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just after Christmas i took my in laws from the UK up to Nelson for a few days, travelling with a 6 week old and 2 year old my husband I thought it might be a nightmare staying in a motel but it couldn't be anymore different at the Arcadia, Both Andy and Jena were fantastic to deal with and...

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

Hi Chani, It was great to welcome you guys to the Arcadia. We are very happy to know that all your family had a super time here in Nelson. It is good for us to have feedback that our apartments are very clean and furnished nicely (will be sure to pass the comment on to our staff!) Our main aim...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for 11 nights at Arcadia Motel over the Christmas/New Year period and our overall experience was fantastic. The motel is very tidy and we found the manager extremely helpful, approachable and friendly. We are a family of 4 with 2 kids and stayed in the 2 bedroom apartment which suited us perfectly. Our room was immaculately cleaned daily....

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

Hi Chris, It was great hosting you guys and we are glad you had a super time here at the Arcadia. It is good to know you guys enjoyed the use of our facilities. The pool and BBQ especially handy to feed and entertain the kids. Also that you found our apartments clean and tidy. We would look forward to...

Calne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for 5 nights and Arcadia exceeded expectations. Apartment was modern, clean and well equipped. We had a balcony, Sky TV and a fully functioning kitchen. The rooms were properly serviced every day (including New Year's Day). Andy gave us a friendly welcome and helped us immensely with local advice on places to visit and eat. Everyone did their best...

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

Hi Cliff, Awesome to meet you guys and thanks for staying with us at the Arcadia. Great to have your comments on our apartments and facilities. Its very important to us that our guests have a super time. We are really happy you guys had a great stay. We appreciate your comments and recommendations of our motel to other guests....

Paraparaumu, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A perfect motel that caters for a business person, or a family. Motel is kept clean and tidy. Relevant local information is known to give the best day planning ahead. I recommend this motel to anyone who requires a friendly welcome from the owners, and facilites that will suit a single person, along with a family. It is central to...

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

Hi Martin, Great to have your feedback and we are very happy you find the apartments of a good standard and clean and tidy. Thanks for your recommendations to other travellers! We appreciate all your comments.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This motel is a nice family owned business. The owners are very friendly and helpful, and the room we booked was spacious, tidy and clean which was worth more than the money that we spent. There are a couple of things that I would like to highlight here. First of all, as we had a infant with us, the owner...

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

Hi Steven, Many thanks for your review. It was our pleasure to be of service to your family and we look forward to seeing you on your next visit. We are very pleased with your recommendations to other travellers to stay with us here at the Arcadia during their Nelson visit. Have a super Christmas and New Year!

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our party of four (two couples) stayed here for two nights in November. We booked two studio units. As we were out and about for most of our stay in Nelson we basically wanted accommodation which was clean, comfortable, convenient and not too pricey. Arcadia Motel delivered on all counts. It is located in Tahunanui which is a pleasant suburb...

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

Hi Geoff, Many thanks for writing a review for us. We enjoyed being of service to you guys. Do keep us in mind for your next visit into Nelson where we would happy to further extend our hospitality. Thanks for your comments on our the apartments and your recommendations. We really appreciate it!

New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 December 2016

I have been at the Arcadia Motel over the last 6-7 weeks for work. I would recommend to anyone wanting to stay in Nelson. Friendly owners always happy for a chat and helpful professional staff. I will definitely stay here again.

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

Hi Keiran, Many thanks for staying with us and for placing a review. We greatly appreciate your recommendations of our motel for other guests coming into Nelson. It was good to meet you and we look forward to being of further service in the near future.

NZ
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We had two nights at Arcadia Motel at the end of November and it really was a very relaxing stay. The motel was very clean and the owners are very friendly and go out of their way to make sure you are happy. It is very close to Tahunanui Beach and there are some good restaurants in the area. The...

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

Hi Abby, Great to know you guys had an awesome stay! We will definitely look forward to your next visit. Thanks for your comments on the cleanliness of the apartments and the comfy Sleepyhead beds and many thanks for your recommendations to other guests! See you soon.

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Due to the consequences of the serious earthquake on Nov,14th, we had to change our reservation at Arcadia Motel at the last moment. We got a free cancellation and for the new reservation even a free update to a nice 2 bedroom appartment. We particularly appreciated Andy's spontaneous suggestions on the beautiful landscapes to see on our way further south....

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

Hi Nadine and Annie, Great you guys had a super trip down the South. Many thanks for the review. It was our pleasure to give you a free cancellation and an upgrade on your new reservation. Glad you did a few of the off track sight seeing on the way down south.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: ₹ 7,012 - ₹ 10,211 (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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#5 Family Hotel in Nelson
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“Upstairs has a balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles cliffsullivan2017, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“quiet, nice view, handy”
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“Room 11 has very nice views.”
 of 5 bubbles keirancowie, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The upstairs rooms provide a wonderful view of the snow clad hills in winter and spring”
 of 5 bubbles BrendaG248, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Clean and comfortable. Helpful Hosts & Staff. Also in a good location for visiting places.”
 of 5 bubbles petesarson, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
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