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Arcadia Motel

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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.

Wellsford
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is two years since I stayed at the Arcadia Motel. I enjoyed the experience then so decided to book again. The Arcadia is very handy to the Airport, and it is central to the CBD and the other suburbs. We were welcomed by management like old friends. The unit was clean and tidy, with a pleasant outlook, off street...

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

Hi Brenda, Many thanks for staying again with us here at the Arcadia. We are always very happy to welcome back returning guests. Thanks for your comments on the cleanliness and comfort of our apartments. We would look forward to seeing you again on your next visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our Year 9 and 10 Volleyball teams stayed 5 nights and enjoyed the lovely pool and bbq area. Great location. The beach is very close by. Laundry available 24/7 which is excellent for sports teams. Spacious rooms and space for cooking. We had a wonderful stay. Host - Andy was very helpful.

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

Hi Penny, it was great to host your guys. Many thanks for staying with us at the Arcadia and for placing a review. It is always great to know when our guests have super time and enjoy our facilities. Do keep us in mind for your accommodation for any other competitions you may have in Nelson. We would look forward...

Alexandra, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay at Andy & Jena's motel. It was comfortable, lovely and clean and Andy was good in telling us about things to do and see in Nelson and surrounding area. The Bonus was an internet system that actually worked. We would definitely recommend it to friends and would stay there again. It does have an outdoor pool...

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

Hi Pete & Sue, Many thanks for your super review. We appreciate your feedback and its nice to know our apartments are comfy,clean and tidy! Its awesome that you have recommended us for other friends and travellers. Hope to see you soon.

Rotorua
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stay at the Aracdia often, for business and for leisure and always find Andy and Jena very helpful, the rooms neat and tidy and it is such a great location. We have used the Arcadia for at least 5 years now and will continue using them in the future.

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

Hi Paul, Many thanks, we very much appreciate your time to write a review. It is great to know that you enjoy our super location at Tahuna Beach and that you have found our apartments to be neat, clean and tidy. We look forward to being of further service to you guys in the near future.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

felt very welcome, smooth check-in and check-out staff are really helpful with all information and activities bookings hotel is close the airport, the beach, bus stops, restaurants and bars free high speed wifi and sky tv

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

Hiya Fan, It was great to accommodate you guys and get you out and about the Nelson region. We are glad you made good use of the Free High Speed Wifi and Top MySky package. We would like to make you feel as welcome on your next visit into Nelson. Give us a call on the freephone 0800 427 223...

Reviewed 31 October 2016

Always enjoy my monthly trip to Nelson and staying at the Arcadia has ensured I always have somewhere with fast unlimited internet, clean and tidy units and friendly proprietors. I'd say I have stayed here at least 10 times over the last 12 months I have NEVER had one complaint. A solid *****

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

Hi Adam, Great to know you enjoy your stay here at the Arcadia. Many thanks for your review. We hope to be of further service in the near future and look forward to your next visit.

Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We meant to stay one night and ended up staying two! Our apartment was big, clean, with great facilities (LOADS of SKY TV channels!). Andy is extremely knowledgeable about local attractions and ones further afield, and his recommendations were all excellent. The beach is gorgeous and really close and there are good pubs and restaurants a few minutes' walk away....

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

Hi Lizzy, That's Great! We are glad you guys enjoyed your stay here at the Arcadia and in Nelson. Many thanks for your review. Have a super trip and NZ experience!

Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I always stay at arcadia when i go to nelson which is often. Andy all the staff are very friendly and accomodating, everything is always easy. The motel is also better equipped than most with excellent wifi, ovens, very good kitchens, good showers and comfy beds. The rooms are also very spacious and very clean... Also... Most importantly it's under...

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

Hi Henry, Many thanks for your review. Really good to know that you find our apartments very clean and spacious and also well equipped. We are in a good position here with just a short walk down to Tahuna Beach and some great local restaurants, bars and bistros. We look forward to you next visit.

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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
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: £64 - £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 Family Hotel in Nelson
#5 Romantic Hotel in Nelson
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“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
“5-10 minutes walk to the beach”
 of 5 bubbles fanfannz, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“rooms 11 and 12 are my favorites”
 of 5 bubbles keithm5563, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs always gives a better view”
 of 5 bubbles johnbackhouse, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
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