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Arcadia Motel

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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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. Come see us at the Arcadia!
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
Smoking rooms available
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Arcadia motel Nelson.Stayed recently at this clean comfortable motel complex.Location excellent and management and staff great Has lovely solar heated swimming pool.Would reccomend this motel to other travellers.
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Response from Andy M, Owner at Arcadia Motel
Responded 3 days ago
Hi Graeme. Many thanks for your review and recommendations to other travelers. It was great to see you guys and we are happy that you both had a really nice visit with us here at the Arcadia. I have added you guys on to our regular guest database and we would look forward to seeing you guys on your next visit to Nelson.
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Hotel's Favourite
What can I say, Brilliant on all fronts, these guys know how to run an accommodation business. We stayed only one night and were very glad we chose Arcadia Andy was the perfect host, very knowledgeable on the local area
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Response from Andy M, Owner at Arcadia Motel
Responded 16 Dec. 2018
Hey Many thanks for the awesome review! We are very happy you guys had an awesome time with us here at the Arcadia. Look forward to seeing you on your next visit into Nelson.
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Stayed at the Arcadia again for 5 days this past week for what is now my fourth visit to Nelson and it’s the best. Has everything you need including a pool and bbq area and is serviced daily by friendly and attentive staff and management. Great to be close to the beach, cafes
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Response from Andy M, Owner at Arcadia Motel
Responded 1 week ago
Hey Linda, Great to see you guys again. Thanks for your time to post a review. We very much appreciate it. Thanks also for your kind words, we always enjoy your visits and will be looking forward to seeing you and the boys again on your next trip in to Nelson.
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Booked this hotel for 6 days over the New Year period. The unit has everything you need and was very clean and serviced each day and the staff were really friendly, nothing was too much trouble! They have a pool which was lovely to come back to and cool down after been out and
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Response from Andy M, Owner at Arcadia Motel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi Guys, Great to have you stay with us over New Year and many thanks for the nice review! We do like to know that our guests have had an awesome time. Do keep us in mind for your next Nelson vacation where we would be happy to be of further service.
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Extremely comfortable beds in our 2-bedroom apartment, which was spotless. The rooms were cleaned every day with clean towels provided daily. Andy gave us some excellent tips on what to see and do, and was available when we had questions. A big plus for us was the vicinity of
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Response from Andy M, Owner at Arcadia Motel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hey Guys, Thank you for such a great review! We really appreciate your comments and it is good to know you guys had a awesome time staying with us here at the Arcadia.It was our pleasure to host your family and we do hope you guys are continuing to have a great NZ vacation.
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Sky View
Electric switch in bathroom stuffed with tissue - why?
Filthy floor in bathroom
"4 star" couch
"The rooms are sort of in a circle so I do not know if one is much different to another."
"Within walking distance to the transit, a gorgeous swimming beach, restaurants and stores."
"Ask for room that has notg been deodorised.."
"Book in advance! Small and popular !"
"All rooms would be great!"
USD 88 - USD 169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandNelson-Tasman RegionNelson
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