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Shades of Arrowtown

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 January 2017

A peaceful retreat in the heart of this historic little town. New owners are lovely and the place is well looked after. Our room was very small, larger ones available, but well appointed. Nice little patio outside and good laundry facilities. Put on insect repellant outside though as I got bitten a few times out and about. Recommend staying here.

Thank Jancrow4
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Only stayed here one night but will definitely return. Super close to the main street but away from the busy-ness. Had been renovated so felt very modern and was spotless. Lovely down-to-earth and friendly owners (even though I did hear they were leaving the business soon). Couldn't believe how cheap it was for what we got, and in the high...

Thank Piglethead
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Awesome place to stay. SOOO close to town and the river, walking tracks etc. Friendly, welcoming, clean and beautiful gardens to surround your unit. Most welcoming for a few unruly clients for a family wedding but so accommodating and understanding. Thank you for your brilliant hospitality.

Thank Glenda M
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 23 December 2016

It feels like a motel, and that's alright. The price point was hard to beat in Arrowtown. Walking distance to a few restaurants that are recommended for dinner. The motel could improve in its cleanliness -- our floor got dirty the first night and the cleaner left it as is with a bit of mud.

Thank 502Dave
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Very clean. Very helpful owners. Beautiful setting. Try the walk along the river. We had a studio room, but there were chairs to sit outside. Good heating and a heated blanket. Good shower. Much cheaper than Queenstown and convenient for the airport.

Thank Rivamira
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Nice place with good parking. The property is charming but the rooms are dated and small. The staff was helpful with our late check-in. Overall it was a nice stay but a little on the pricy side for what you get.

Thank Colorado_Traveller81
Billings, Montana
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Wonderful hosts were very gracious and accommodating. The rooms were Clean and Efficient! We loved the larger sized shower. The kitchen was clean and had all of the necessary utensils. Gardens were lovely and we liked the proximity to the town . We are already planning another trip to New Zealand and this will be a longer stop for us...

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Gladstone, Australia
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights at this awesome motel. Beautiful gardens, well designed and equipped self contained accommodation. A short stroll to town. Will definitely stay again when we return to New Zealand.

Thank Carolyn B
Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Stayed for a couple of nights & was really pleased with the room, conditions & service. Although the owners were away for the weekend the lady looking after things did a wonderful job of keeping us happy. Would recommend the Motel to anyone.

Thank gusgus2016
Glenmore Park, Australia
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Lovely cottages in a pretty garden setting, extremely close to the hub of town. Our host was extremely friendly & helpful. We were sorry we'd booked the following night in advance in Queenstown as would have been more than happy to stay here longer

Thank Judi F

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Shades of Arrowtown

Address: 9 Merioneth Street, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Arrowtown
Price Range: €106 - €135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“Ask for a larger room.”
 of 5 bubbles Jancrow4, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Separate lounge & cooking facilities available”
 of 5 bubbles 427judif, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I think all cabins would be great as they are set off the main road so passing traffic does not present any problem. ”
 of 5 bubbles Rowlyn, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“They have rooms to accommodate everyone.”
 of 5 bubbles brayney, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“No complaints”
 of 5 bubbles donne2016, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
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