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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 8 nights and could not speak more highly of Shades of Arrowtown. Location was ideally close to everything. The accommodation was perfect and met our needs. Cosy, warm, comfortable and great value. The owners we lovely and friendly. Highly recommend the motel and would stay again.

Thank Vanessa G
Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Stayed here as a couple overnight travelling with a day bag only. Room was comfortable, clean and warm. Staff friendly and helpful. Good location. Easily accessible and quiet. Parking on site next to room. Happy to come here again.

Thank NZBeerMonster
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Brilliant location right in the middle of Arrowtown, nice modern units with good heating, essential for the winter cold! Friendly proprietors and internet worked well. Can't really beat this place if you're staying in the Queenstown area.

Thank wellyontour
Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Have stayed here often. Very very quiet and super clean .great friendly owners willing to please. Our room also had a bath. Small units but compact with everything you need and little kitchen units. Close to all great cafes and restaurants , especially one right across the road. 3 mins walk and you in the wee township. Can sit on...

Thank suziPierce
Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 16 July 2016

very friendly staff. comfortable beds. spacious bathrooms (no bath tub). kitchen is present. continental breakfast is served. wifi available. magazines available inside the room. very reasonable rates. fortunate to be booked here. lovely view outside of historic arrowtown

Thank LesY965
Coffs Harbour, Australia
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Ideal location, close to cafes, pubs & shops. So happy I chose Arrowtown rather than Queenstown. So much history to the town. Cottage neat, clean & private. Would liked to have more than just a microwave in the kitchen so we didn't have to eat out all the time. Charge applied for washer & dryer in laundry.

Thank Robin C
Oakland, CA
Reviewed 29 May 2016

I mulled over this decision, so maybe this will help others: Queenstown has a beautiful setting on gorgeous Lake Wakatipu, but it's very much a busy and crowded tourist town. Nothing wrong with that...but if you instead want a calm, lovely and local village setting to start and finish your day, I'd recommend Arrowtown as base for the area, and...

Thank calinurse
Lorica H, Owner at Shades of Arrowtown, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for us. Thank you for the kind words, we are very happy that you enjoyed staying with us, maybe next time you are over here in New Zealand we may see you again. Kind Regards Lorica

Taupo, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 May 2016

We thought the accommodation was great and perfect for our needs. So close to the beautiful historic town and the local pub close by for a lovely meal. It was a shame we could only stay for one night.

Thank harrisonmj
Lorica H, Owner at Shades of Arrowtown, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks so much for the review and kind words. Please don't hesitate in coming to see us again and maybe stay for a few days here in beautiful Arrowtown. Cheers Lorica

White Bear Lake, Minnesota
Reviewed 28 May 2016

Great location in a fun town. Across the street from a park and walking distance to downtown shops and restaurants. Room was well appointed and quiet. Owner was friendly and and helpful with area information.

Thank jhhomes
Lorica H, Owner at Shades of Arrowtown, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We look forward to meeting you again sometime. Cheers Lorica

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Beautiful little chalets in the heart of Arrowtown. Recently refurbished and provide good kitchen facilities and comfortably bed. It was really quiet despite being in the centre of town. The best part - the view from the verandah - heavenly in Autumn. Highly recommend and will be back.

Thank Valerieeeeeeeeeeeeee
Lorica H, Owner at Shades of Arrowtown, responded to this review

Hi Valerie, Thanks for taking the time to review us. We look forward to meeting you again next time you are here in Arrowtown. Cheers Lorica

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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
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • 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: RM467 - RM600 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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