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Westport, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 October 2013

We travelled from the West Coast and were late. We rang the Chalet from one hour away and said we needed a bed - arriving around 10pm. The host said he would stay up for us. We arrived at 10pm to a snowy Arthurs Pass village. The host had kept the cosy bar with open fire and pool table open...

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Thank Maz R
Blenheim
Reviewed 5 August 2013

We spent one night at Arthurs Chalet having arrived at about 5pm with no booking. Staff were very friendly and so was their cat. As other reviewers have mentioned it is in need of a little maintenance in places but overall was good. We had the Pea, Pie, Pud for dinner (homemade Arthurs Chalet pie on a bed of mashed...

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3Thank JayneBlenheim
Oxford, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 August 2013

On a day out in the mountains we opted to try Arthurs Chalet for lunch as we hadn't been there for a while. It was only just on lunch time when we went inside. The place was very cold, but the welcome was warm and they were very helpful with my lunch restrictions (Coeliac), though it was determined that all...

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Thank kezziekat
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 July 2013

Once again trip advisor proved to be spot on. In the middle of the southern Alps, in winter, poor accommodation would have been a disaster. Arthurs Chalet was great. Right from the start when we were picked up from the station to being dropped off there at the end of the stay it was quality. Although the actual Chalet is...

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Thank Mike P
North Bay, Canada
Reviewed 1 July 2013

The rooms were clean and comfortable, and the nearby hiking is fantastic. The food was delicious - try the seafood chowder! The pub and restaurant have a relaxed atmosphere and are a great place to meet the locals. The staff were extremely helpful and friendly. When my husband needed medical care for his sciatic pain, they quickly found a rural...

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1Thank Beth H
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 June 2013

As a solo traveller, I will admit to feeling very isolated when I stayed here back in March. It was difficult to tell how many other guests were staying -I felt like the only one and it made me a bit nervous. Whilst the room was a bit basic everything was exceptionally clean. I've knocked a star off because: -...

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Thank GingerJo70
Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 May 2013

Arrived late at night and was warmly greeted. Staff went out of their way to make us welcomed and comfortable. Food amazing as well. Rooms were very cosy and well appointed, werent expecting a tv in our room at all AND THERE WAS A BATH(warm not too bad considering the amount available) We felt the price was very reasonable due...

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Thank Kathleen S
Sunshine Coast, Qld
Reviewed 29 April 2013

This time coming through Arthurs Pass we were lucky enough to spend a night and we were the only people that were happy about the miserable weather - raining, because it also meant that there was snow falling on all the mountain tops. This was an added bonus as far as we were concerned. Amongst the fog and rain was...

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Thank Jalaky
Mansfield, Victoria AUS
Reviewed 28 April 2013

We stayed here for one night at the begining of April 2013. I had pre booked this hotel prior to arrival and will admit that I was a little worried about our stay as it looked quite dated in the photos. Well let me tell you, dissapointed I was not! While the rooms are a little bit dated, they are...

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Thank kelsty
australia
Reviewed 24 April 2013

i agree with all the other reviewers that this place is rather dated and shabby, but it is in a remote location so i wasnt expecting 5 star accommodation. we arrived before 2pm and the reception door was locked and no one was around so i called the number on the reception door and got an answering machine! we had...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Breakfast
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Accommodation, Restaurant - open daily for lunch and dinner, Cafe and Bar with big screen TV. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arthurs Chalet

Address: 131 Main Highway, SH73, Arthur's Pass National Park 7654, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Arthur's Pass National Park
Price Range: €73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Arthurs Chalet 3*
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Arthurs Chalet Hotel Arthurs Pass
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“The rooms at the back where we were (room 11) are probably the quietest as they are away from the road. However, we can't comment on possible noise from the train (which runs past the back of the building, though separated from it by the river, into a nearby tunnel) as none were running during our stay.”
 of 5 bubbles AnneF894, 25 Apr 2014 | Read review
“When we decided to add a night, we had a choice of a bigger, nicer room for two nights and then move to the more basic room or pick the more basic room for all three nights. We chose the latter option, and it was fine. It was quiet and at the end of a hall.”
 of 5 bubbles 099tripster, 27 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Ask if there is a room with a private fridge”
 of 5 bubbles slatBH, 22 Jan 2014 | Read review
“the rooms in the back are supposedly the better rooms. We had one of them.”
 of 5 bubbles kbranman, 14 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Ask for a room with decent hot water pressure...”
 of 5 bubbles MazR787, 10 Oct 2013 | Read review
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