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Arcadia Motel

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 March 2014

Thanks for providing 4 lovely clean units for our Pegasus Belles Leisure Marching Team from Christchurch, who attended the Nationals held in your city over weekend of 7 and 8th March. Your units are well equipped, clean and the beds were so comfortable. The heated swimming pool was enjoyed by many of us after a hard day's marching (and shopping)!!...

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

Our pleasure Janne! Thanks for staying with us. Great to know you guys all had a super time. If any of your team fancy a short break during the year please do not hesitate to give us a call on the Free Phone:0800 427 223 for some great rates!

Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 March 2014

Owner Andy made us so welcome on our arrival.places to visit,eat and relax,all spot on.We had unit No.3 which was very clean,comfortable and not near a main road.You can walk to a beautiful beach in less than 5mins and restaurants about the same.true unlimited wifi here no restrictions.If you visit Nelson you should stay here ,10 out of 10

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

Hi Ronald, Many thanks for your review and recommendations. We are very happy you enjoyed you stay with us. We do have a good spot here by Tahunanui Beach. Great for that relaxed vacation! Keep us in mind on your next trip in where we would happy to be of further service.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 February 2014

On arrival we were informed that we had been upgraded, fantastic as it had been a long drive. kids immediately got in to their togs and utilised the pool. Wifi access was of a high standard compared to some places we had stayed. Andy the owner went above and beyond to make sure that we were comfortable. Also recommended a...

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

Hi Sue, We were happy to be able to offer you a Free Upgrade and that you made use of our Unlimited WiFi. It is our pleasure to offer options for dining and super "things to do in Nelson" We want to make sure that you had a good time! Great that you found our apartments a good size. Thanks...

Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2014

We stayed two nights and our stay was very comfortable. The room was very clean and there is a small heated swimming pool outside, there is also free wifi. Andy and Gena are extremely friendly and helpful with a wealth of knowledge about the surrounding area. We would thoroughly recommend this motel.

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

Hi Ron, Many thanks for your review.We are very happy you had a great time. We hope the rest of your NZ trip was a super experience. Thanks for your recommendation to other travelers!

Cheshire, UK
Reviewed 20 February 2014 via mobile

We received a very friendly and helpful arrival from owner Andy. Whatever you need, he is very willing to help. Our apartment had plenty of room and seating including a small area for sitting outside. It was well equipped - with full cooker - spotlessly clean and we enjoyed nice hot showers. There were plenty of opening windows and power...

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

Hi Phil, We enjoyed very much your visit. and many thanks for the super review. It is always good to know that you have found our apartments very clean and tidy. Also that the free WiFi and Sky channels was appreciated. Many thanks for your recommendations to other holidaymakers. GB.

Reviewed 19 February 2014

After a long drive to Nelson on a rainy day we were met with a warm welcome at reception. We were offered a 2 bedroom unit which exceeded all our expectations. Spacious and well equipped, really comfortable beds, peaceful, quiet and superbly clean The owners were extremly friendly, This is a motel that is trying hard to offer good value...

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

Hi Matti, Great to have you guys stay with us here at the Arcadia. It was our pleasure to accommodate you guys. Many thanks for your recommendations to other travelers. Really good to know you enjoyed your NZ experience and we would look forward to seeing you on your next Kiwi adventure.

Beijing, China
Reviewed 14 February 2014

Great place to stay in Nelson. it is very close to the Tahunanui Beach. We love the 2 bedroom we stayed in , it is Large, open accommodation ,very clean and homely. Plenty of parking, we have parks that are undercover too . there is a swiming pool , it is good idear for us stay there during the hot...

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

Hi Guys, Very happy to accommodate you guys on your trip into Nelson. It was good to see you and we look forward to your next visit. Thank you for your review. We do like the homely touches such as providing over 70 digital Sky channels and Free Unlimited WiFi also the luxury sleepyhead super king beds! See you soon.

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...

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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
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • 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: €83 - €122 (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
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#4 Business Hotel in Nelson
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#5 Family Hotel in Nelson
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“The spa bath unit was separate and bigger than the other units.”
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