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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 February 2013

We stayed here just for one night and would stay for more. The bed was a real bonus, really comfy and quality one, so we had a good sleep. Room was clean and had all the basics you need for a comfortable stay. The host, Andy was very nice and helpful with recommendation on activities.

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Millener, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review

Hi Olga, Great to know you guys really enjoyed stay and you found our super kings really comfortable.We are happy to recommend the super activities and things to do in Nelson to our guests. We would look forward to your next visit. Thanks for placing a review.

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 February 2013

We booked this motel and what a fantastic place it is. Our rooms (2 bedrooms) beautiful bathroom and kitchen and super size lounge / dining room. TV with masses of channels and wifi.I am an extremely particular person about where I stay in respect of cleanliness - this was absolutely spot on and would recommend this beautiful motel to anyone....

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Millener, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review

Hi Deb, Many thanks for your super review! We are very happy that you found our apartments both spacious and clean and made good use of the Sky and Free WiFi. It was our pleasure to be of service and we look forward to seeing you guys again should you be returning to Nelson for a vacation or short break.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 February 2013

Enjoyable stay. I have stayed here before on Business. Came down with my wife for a 3 day break. We had a great time, roomy rooms, nice and clean. Host was nice and helpful and friendly. It was so warm when we were here we spent sometime in the pool. It was nicely warmed to take the chill off, would...

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Millener, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review

Hi Cameron, Super to see you again and thanks for your review. Keep us in mind for your next biz trip into Nelson or even a long weekender. Great that you found our apartments roomy and clean. Look forward to your next visit.

Guilford, Connecticut
Reviewed 3 February 2013

Booked the two bedroom suite for myself and my traveling companions on a 3 week trip in New Zealand. Stayed here for 5 nights. The place was clean, comfortable and the host and hostess, Andy and Jena were very accommodating and extremely helpful. Liked the feature that the king size beds could be separated so we each had a bed....

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Millener, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review

Hi Guys, Thanks for staying with us during your trip into Nelson and for your time to place a review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and found our apartments comfortable and clean. It was my pleasure to make arrangements for your trips and to let you know about the great things to see and do here in Nelson....

Wellington
Reviewed 31 January 2013

I am a Sales Representative and I stay at The Arcadia for three nights every 6 weeks and have been returning here for almost one year. The motel unit is very comfortable, the beds are of a good size and very also very comfortable. The units are serviced every day and smell fresh and clean when I return each night....

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Millener, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review

Hi Mike, Many thanks for taking the time to place a review. We value your comments and your business. Its great to know you are comfortable when you stay with us and make good use of our services. We look forward to being of further service on your next trip in.

Elanora Queensland
Reviewed 25 January 2013

I only stayed for one night, but could have stayed forever. I had a studio, with full sized spa, the whole unit was spotless, and the bed was more comfortable than my one at home. Andy could not have been more accomodating, and I appreciated being treated as a guest, not just a traveller. Well done Arcadia, in 2 weeks...

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Millener, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review

Hi Elanora, We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. It is good to know that you found our beds super comfy and our apartments very clean and tidy. Both of these points are of utmost importance to us! Many thanks for your review and it was our pleasure to be of service. We definitely will look...

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 January 2013

Each year we have an enjoyable stay in February at the Arcadia Motel and thoroughly enjoy the swimming pool and also the close proximately to the beach. Andy is always very welcoming to us and the units are always very clean. I would not hestitate to recommend the Arcadia to family and friends !

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Millener, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review

Hi Guys, It was a pleasure to have you guys stay with us. Many thanks for placing a review and for your recommendation to other travelers to come stay with us here at the Arcadia. We look forward to your next visit to Nelson.

Chippenham
Reviewed 18 January 2013

We were made to feel very welcome by the owner Andy, who was very helpful and was very knowledgeable of the area. Our room was well equipped and the bed was very comfortable. Also the kitchen had a full size cooker. We would definitely stay there again.

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Millener, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review

Hi Guys, Many thanks for taking the time to place a review. Its great to know that you found our apartments well equipped and that you had good nights sleep on our comfy beds. We hope you had a great NZ experience and we will see you returning to Nelson some time soon. We look forward to your next visit.

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 15 January 2013

My wife, I and our 3 children stayed at the Arcadia for 5 nights towards the beginning of January 2013. We spent over 3 1/2 weeks traveling NZ, stayed in varied levels of accommodations throughout both islands and found the Arcadia to be one of our favorites. Great place to call home for a few days while exploring the area....

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Millener, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review

Hi Guys, We really enjoyed your visit and it was our pleasure to offer our hospitality to such a nice family. We are lucky to have such a great location here at the Arcadia, only a short distance to the super Tahunanui beach, Nelson Fun Park and other great activities, the kids love it! There are also some really good...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 January 2013

Utterly disappointing! The two bedroom family unit we were provided for our stay was incredibly overpriced, barely three star and bore little resemblance to the website we had researched. The couch was falling apart, filthy and threadbare. The unit had an unpleasant odour. There was no room up the left-hand side of the master bed so had to crawl into...

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Millener, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review

Hi, There are a few issues with your review that I would like to address. You made your reservation 4 months in advance for a 2 night stay. Our cancellation policy clearly states 48 hours notice for a free cancellation. Your cancellation of your second nights stay was made via email from your apartment at 11pm the night you arrived...

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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
  • Air Conditioning
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: $138 - $197 (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
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