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Arcadia Motel

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#11 of 41 Hotels in Nelson
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 February 2014

We stayed here in January for a family wedding. The hosts were extremely accommodating, allowing us to completely dominate the pool/BBQ area twice for family functions! The units are very spacious, which is not so common any more. It's so nice to have room to move and spread out when at a motel. I would definitely choose Arcadia again when...

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

Hi Serra, Many thanks for staying with us here at the Arcadia. We appreciate your time to place a review and are very happy that you guys all enjoyed your stay. We do have spacious apartments and full cooking facilities which is a good bonus when staying for a few days or more. Do give us a call on 0800...

Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 January 2014

We chose Arcadia based on Trip Advisor reviews and its location and were not disappointed. The room was comfortable and very well equipped with a very pleasant outlook. Wi-fi & TV worked better than in many NZ motels we've stayed in, and the proprietor was friendliness and helpfulness itself. It is an easy walk to the beach, away from the...

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

Hi Bob, Really good to know you were comfortable and content with your visit here. It is our intent to provide our guests with all the extras such as Free Wifi and super Satellite Digital TV channels for no additional costs. We are glad you made the most of travelling in and around Nelson. Enjoy the rest of your travels!

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 15 January 2014

We booked for 3 nights for our family of 2 adults and 3 kids. The owner said he had a small room for the first night and a larger one for the last 2 nights and booked us in. We arrived he upgraded us for no extra cost to stay in the larger room the whole time. Free wifi, good...

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

Hi Stuart, Great to know you guys all enjoyed your visit with us here at the Arcadia. Its our pleasure to offer FREE Unlimited Wifi for all guests as we know it helps to keep in touch while your travelling. Cleanliness is paramount and we are pleased you found the apartments to a high standard. Give us a call for...

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 January 2014

This is my choice of motel in Nelson. Facilities are excellent in all aspects, and the owners are very friendly and helpful. There is a gate through to the camping ground if, like me, you have family camping there.

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

Hi Jennie, It was great to be able to accommodate and see you again. Thanks for your review. Good to know you enjoyed your stay in one of the Spa apartments. We do look forward to your next visit. Just give us a mail or call for any Nelson accommodation requirements.

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 January 2014

After 3 busy and exhausting days in Abel Tasman we were very happy to find a little paradise in Nelson. We did enjoy a very nice room for the 5 of us, made the most of the pool and we cooked our dinner on a great BBQ. Owners are very friendly and helpfull. Thank you and I might come back...

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

Hi Phillipe, Many thanks for staying with us here at the Arcadia and for placing a review. We would welcome the opportunity to accommodate you in Nelson on your business travels. Give us a call on our Free Phone: 0800 427 223

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 December 2013

I stay here about 7 times a year and I get fantastic service. Very friendly people and overall just an awesome place to stay. Rooms are tidy with all the necessary essentials. Pools is lovely and warm. Nice and close to the beach and park. See you in January :)

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

Hi Nathan, Many thanks for your kind review. Its great to know that you find the Arcadia a super place to stay. We value your business and point of view. A very Happy Christmas and New Year to you, we look forward to seeing you in Jan!

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 October 2013

Very comfortable rooms with excellent Facilities. Full Kitchen & Very Clean with excellent customer service. The owners are very friendly & helpful. There is full Sky TV in each room which is fantastic. The Motel is very nicely located. I would highly recommend this Motel to anyone visiting the Nelson region.

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

Hi Colin, We are glad you had a great time here in Nelson. Many thanks for your review and recommendation to other guests traveling to stay with us here in Nelson. Our full kitchens and full digital Sky package do make our guests stay more comfortable. Being 600m to the Tahunanui beach is a super location and although we are...

Brisbane
Reviewed 26 September 2013 via mobile

As we pulled up to the motel I was a little apprehensive but as soon as we met the manager this faded. He was very friendly and helpful. The rooms were spacious and clean even tho they could use some updating. Short walk to the beach which was lovely. Overall I would definately reccommend for 1 or 2 nights.

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

Hi Guys, Many thanks for staying with us here at the Arcadia. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and that you found our apartment very clean and tidy.. We have to admit our motel is an older build but we have found older motel apartments are generally more spacious, which is the case at the Arcadia. All our apartments...

Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 September 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.

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Millener, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review

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!

Singapore
Reviewed 13 August 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...

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Millener, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review

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...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( 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: €73 - €108 (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
#5 Romantic Hotel in Nelson
#5 Family Hotel in Nelson
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“Upstairs has a balcony.”
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