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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 October 2013

Very comfortable rooms with excellent Facilities. Full Kitchen & Very Clean with excellent customer service. The owners are very friendly & helpful. There is full Sky TV in each room which is fantastic. The Motel is very nicely located. I would highly recommend this Motel to anyone visiting the Nelson region.

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

Hi Colin, We are glad you had a great time here in Nelson. Many thanks for your review and recommendation to other guests traveling to stay with us here in Nelson. Our full kitchens and full digital Sky package do make our guests stay more comfortable. Being 600m to the Tahunanui beach is a super location and although we are...

Brisbane
Reviewed 27 September 2013 via mobile

As we pulled up to the motel I was a little apprehensive but as soon as we met the manager this faded. He was very friendly and helpful. The rooms were spacious and clean even tho they could use some updating. Short walk to the beach which was lovely. Overall I would definately reccommend for 1 or 2 nights.

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

Hi Guys, Many thanks for staying with us here at the Arcadia. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and that you found our apartment very clean and tidy.. We have to admit our motel is an older build but we have found older motel apartments are generally more spacious, which is the case at the Arcadia. All our apartments...

Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 September 2013

This hotel was awesome. they helped us with everything we needed and even gave great advice of places to eat things to do etc. The owners were very friendly. Would recommend this hotel to any school looking to book for a sports team or any team in general.

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Millener, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review

Hi Guys, It was our pleasure to accommodate your team. Many thanks for your super recommendation. We are experienced with group accommodation and welcome any requests for teams or business crews that require a comfortable stay in Nelson. We are looking forward to your guys next visit. Well done to the girls for wining their medals!

Singapore
Reviewed 13 August 2013

We stayed here for only a night at the 2 bedroom apartment. The apartment is spacious for the 4 of us and kitchen facilities are very new and clean. Andy is very helpful in providing us with information on Nelson sights and attractions. The motel is only located minutes away from the city centre and it is easy to drive...

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Millener, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review

Hi Guys, Many thanks for your review. It is great that you found our apartment spacious, newly decorated and clean and tidy. It is my pleasure to give ideas of local "things to do" in Nelson. We want to make sure all guests make the most out of their time here in Nelson and see and do as much as...

Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 June 2013

just spent three weeks with this motel found it to be very clean and quiet good large size rooms. The owners were very friendly and helpful. I will definitely be back local restaurants will do charge backs.a nice little pool for the summer trips.Camping ground at the back of the motel and in the flight path of the Airport but...

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Millener, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review

Hi Toddys, Many thanks for your review and for staying with us here at the Arcadia. We are very pleased you found our apartments of good size and clean and tidy. We will look forward to seeing you next time you are in Nelson. Keep in mind our freephone number for reservations: 0800 427 223

Whangarei, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 May 2013

I found this motel a very pleasant place to stay the room was very clean and the host very helpful and friendly. My friend and I had a very relaxed sleep in our warm cosy room. We have stayed in many motels but this was excellent. Thank you to our wonderful hosts

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Millener, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review

Hi Iris, Thank you for placing a review on tripadvisor. We are very happy you found our apartments very clean and tidy and it is very nice to know that you found our accommodation excellent in comparison to other motels. Very high praise indeed! We will look forward to your next visit.

Kaikoura, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 May 2013

My husband and I spent three nights at Arcadia last week and found it a very pleasant place to stay. We had a large studio unit which was extremely clean, quiet and comfortable. It is close to the beach, shops, restaurants, take-a-way food and the workingman's club. An added bonus was a spar bath as this combined with a very...

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Millener, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review

Hi Dorothy, Many thanks for staying with us again, and for your review. We are very happy you guys had a great nights sleep in our luxury sleepyhead super king beds and found the apartments to be of a good size and well equipped. We will look forward to seeing you guys again on your next trip into Nelson.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 12 May 2013

We stayed in a 1 bedroom apartment for 3 nights. The motel is a little older in style but is very well maintained and very clean and tidy. It is well located in Tahunanui and is close to shops and restaurants. It had a good kitchen area. The motel is quiet and the owners very friendly and helpful. There is...

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Millener, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review

Hi Gemo, Thanks for staying with us and for your time to place a review here on TripAdvisor.Its great you found our motel was very clean, tidy and spacious with a good sized kitchen. Got to love those fish & chips:) It is our pleasure to offer Free Unlimited WiFi to all our guests and provide those home from home...

Papamoa
Reviewed 4 May 2013

Eight of us (4 couples) stayed for 3 nights and certainly enjoyed our stay, We found the owners Andy & Jena very helpful & friendly. The units were very clean and every thing we needed was supplied. We certainly recommend this motet if looking for accommodation in Nelson. Jenny & Brian

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Millener, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review

Hi Guys, Thanks for letting us know that you all really enjoyed your visit and for your recommendations to other travelers coming to Nelson to stay with us! We would look forward to seeing you all again on your next vacation. Give us a call on our free phone 0800 548 6791 to make a reservation. Many thanks for your...

Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 May 2013

We had a very comfortable and pleasant stay at the Arcadia. The unit is meticulously clean and well maintained with tasteful decor, furnished to a high standard. We are a family of five. I was a little concerned that 2 bedrooms would be too small for us, but the room the children shared was very large and they managed extremely...

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Millener, Owner at Arcadia Motel, responded to this review

Hi Oakview, We are very happy that you guys enjoyed your visit. It is great to know that you found our apartments super clean and well maintained. We will definitely look forward to seeing you guys again on your next trip into Nelson. Its our pleasure to give tips on the great activities in our area. We like to make...

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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
Services
  • 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: $135 - $233 (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
#4 Best Value Hotel in Nelson
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“We had a corner unit, it was a very good size”
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“Upstairs has a balcony.”
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“quiet, nice view, handy”
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“Room 11 has very nice views.”
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“The upstairs rooms provide a wonderful view of the snow clad hills in winter and spring”
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