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Arcadia Motel

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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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Free Parking
Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Self-Serve Laundry
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Smoking rooms available
Refrigerator in room
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This was my second stay at the Arcadia in a month. The room was large and very clean. There was a separate bathroom off the bedroom which gave added privacy. The kitchen had enough cooking tools for four people. There is a small pool with is solar heated. Once again Andy went ab
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Response from Andy M, Owner at Arcadia Motel
Responded 4 days ago
Hi dwith, Many thanks for your review and for staying with us here at the Arcadia.We are glad you enjoyed your stay and found our apartments clean and spacious. We were happy to assist in your travels with the Able Tasman trip and the car hire and maps for your journey down South. It was no problem finding you a ride to the airport. We hope you had a great trip home.
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Motel was very comfortable,clean and easy to find. Andy was a fantastic host. Continental breakfast nice and good value. Very close to good restaurants and short drive to Richmond for groceries. Recommend this motel highly.
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Response from Andy M, Owner at Arcadia Motel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi PG50, Thanks guys for taking the time to place a review. We very much appreciate your comments and your recommendation for other guests. Enjoy the rest of your travels.
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Great location, reasonable rates and clean decent sized rooms definitely recommend close to great cafes and restaurants highly recommend a Meal at smugglers huge meals fantastic staff and great atmosphere. ,
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Response from Andy M, Owner at Arcadia Motel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thanks Venture, We appreciate your review. Many thanks for your comments. Glad you enjoyed your meal out at Smugglers!
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A very homely and peaceful place to stay. We have traveled from North to South New Zealand, and the Arcadia Motel was easily the nicest and most reasonable.
Andy made us feel welcome instantly and generously shared his knowledge of the area for our to-dos in Nelson.
He also went
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Response from Andy M, Owner at Arcadia Motel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thanks Harry, Really appreciate your review and its great to know you enjoyed your stay. Appreciate your recommendations to other travelers to come stay with us! Hope to see you guys on your next trip into Nelson.
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Lovely apartment, much more homely than many motels. Owner is really generous in sharing his knowledge & recommendations of the Nelson area. Short walk to the beach + a few cafes/restaurants, and not far from city centre. Definitely recommend!
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Response from Andy M, Owner at Arcadia Motel
Responded 4 weeks ago
Hey Jac, Thanks very much for your review we are really happy you guys enjoyed your stay and had fun in Nelson. We hope you enjoy the rest of your NZ travels and maybe come back and see us on your next trip. Can you get Harry to call me 0800 427 223. I think he left something behind:)
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Sky View
Electric switch in bathroom stuffed with tissue - why?
Filthy floor in bathroom
"4 star" couch
"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!"
"2 bedroom behind office was fabulous!"
US$80 - US$126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandNelson-Tasman RegionNelson
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