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Arcadia Motel

TravelocityUS$66*
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#11 of 41 Hotels in Nelson
Certificate of Excellence
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Situated in a wonderful location within walking distance to the beach. Immaculate rooms and friendly staff. The accommodation is spacious with plenty of room in the second bedroom for a third child, which as anyone with three children knows, is a rare thing! The kitchen has a proper oven and stove as well as the microwave. It also has a...

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

Hi Guys, Many thanks for an awesome review! Our large 2 bedroom apartment is great for large families, it has the option to sleep 4 guests in the second bedroom so if you have 3-4 kids it would be ideal. Thanks for mentioning the full kitchen facilities. I know most motels only have a small hob and microwave so this...

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

After a very long drive from Christchurch we finally arrived at Arcadia. The room has two beds kitchen and bathroom, it is clean and to our suprise even got cleaned while we were away! It is 1.5 hours from Abel Tasman Reserve and 5 min from the beach, 10 min from city centre and supermarket. Definitely recommend this motel

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

Hi Guys, We do appreciate your review. It is great to know you guys found our apartments nice and clean and tidy, all apartments are serviced every day. Many thanks for your recommendations to other guests to stay with us here at the Arcadia. Enjoy the rest of your travels.

Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 8 April 2017

A lovely and affordable stay with great hospitality- thanks Andy and Jena! We were able to store our bags during our trek/kayak trip and return to the comfortable beds of Arcadia afterwards. We appreciated the coffee/hot chocolate station and refrigerators. A short car drive to downtown Nelson and a walk to breakfast cafe, beach, park and mini market.

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

Hi Jim, Many thanks for taking the time to place a review. We enjoyed hosting you guys and are very happy you had a great time here at the Arcadia. There are some great things to do in our region and you guys certainly made some good use of your time here. Nice to know you found our apartments well...

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We stayed at the Arcadia in a unit with spa bath for a couple of nights on a car trip round New Zealand. The room was bright and well decorated, with comfortable bed and sofa, and the kitchen area well equipped. The owner, Andy, was most helpful. The motel is some distance from the centre of Nelson but quite close...

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

Hi Guys, We are certainly very happy that you guys enjoyed staying with us here at the Arcadia. Thanks for your feedback on our apartments, its great to know your were comfortable and found them well modern and equipped. Awesome dinner at Smugglers, glad you enjoyed it:) Hope you have enjoyed the rest of your vacation!

Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

The owner Andy is very welcoming & went above and beyond to tell us where some good attractions and restaurants are in Nelson. The motel room was clean and had a kitchen, dining table with chairs, stove, cooking utensils etc... We enjoyed our stay highly recommended.

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

Hey Emmy, Its great you guys really enjoyed your stay! Many thanks for staying with us and for placing the review. We really want all our guys to experience some awesome things to do in Nelson and enjoy some of our great dining options. Look forward to seeing you again on your next trip into Nelson.

Reviewed 27 February 2017

We were very impressed with the unit. It was very clean, comfortable with space to relax and unwind. Most of all we were blown away with how friendly and helpful Andy was. He went well and truly out of his way to ensure that we had everything we needed to enjoy our holiday. Big thanks and gratitude!

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

Hey Sue, Many thanks for your Awesome review! It was my pleasure to make sure you guys had a super time. Great comments on our cleanliness and comfortability of our apartments and thanks for staying here with us at the Arcadia.

Reviewed 20 February 2017

This motel is just amazing!! If you want to stay in Sydney and get more for your money, you should stay here. It's a very friendly family with a beautiful motel in a cosy area and close to the sea and beach (10 min walking distance). The room we stayed in provided a clean bathroom and kitchen which was well...

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

Hi Guys, It was our pleasure to accommodate you guys over Christmas. Many thanks for choosing the Arcadia. We are super happy that you guys had a great time and that you found our motel well equipped and very clean and tidy. Awesome you made good use of the Free Ultra fast fibre Wifi and the Sky Tv. We are...

Skirlaugh near Hull
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We stayed 2 nights at the Arcadia, which we found very convenient for visiting Nelson and surrounding areas. There was easy access to an excellent beach, through a camping site. The English owner was very helpful in suggesting places to go, and restaurants, and was always on hand to answer queries. The room was very good, although we were unfortunately...

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

Hi Guys, Yes, that storm was a rough one! Many thanks for your time to place a review. We are really happy that you found the bed comfortable and the apartments well equipped. My pleasure to recommend some of the great restaurants and "things to do in Nelson" as we want to make sure our guests have a great time!...

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Reviewed 18 February 2017

After a long series of flights it was good to be able to drive just a short distance from Nelson Airport and check in early here. Made to feel very welcome and given lots of useful information. Location is a mostly residential road without too much traffic, and backing on to a caravan park, so there's not much road noise,...

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

Hi Guys, Many thanks for your review. We are happy to give all our guests some good info on the local area as we do want our guests to have the best time possible. With the lighting some say too bright , some say too dim. Trying get a happy medium to please all seems rather difficult. Enjoy the rest...

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This is our 4th visit to Arcadia. An older style property which is spacious and clean. Location is excellent and beach easy walking distance away. Andy and Jena are great hosts and nothing seems a problem.It is always our preference when in Nelson. The full kitchen is a bonus as many newer motels do not offer this .The daily servicing...

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

Hi Guys, Great to see you again and thanks for staying with us. Awesome to know you made good use of our top Sky package and UFB WiFi. We will look forward to your next visit. Keep us in mind for a short break in the year!

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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
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( 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: RM299 - RM483 (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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“2 bedroom behind office was fabulous!”
pollys539, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The spa bath unit was separate and bigger than the other units.”
WanJiefu, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Spacious, quiet and centrally located.”
suebY7083ML, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We had a corner unit, it was a very good size”
tichbon, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs has a balcony.”
cliffsullivan2017, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
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