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Shades of Arrowtown

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9 Merioneth Street, Arrowtown, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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West Midlands., UK
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shades of Arrowtown was one of the nicest places we stayed at duriing our 7 weeks in NZ. The location is ideal being right in the centre of the town, just across from the pub (Fork and Tap) and two minutes away from the shops etc. The grounds are delightful (absolutely wonderfull lavendar bushes along the driveway, wheich everyone takes... More 

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Takamatua, null, New Zealand
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The various semi-detached cottages that make up this motel have a delightful ambiance and the larger unit has a good sized kitchen-dining-lounge and a large decked outside area with barbeque. For our gathering of several family members staying in three units plus this larger unit it made for an exceptional place to dine together. The whole complex has a very... More 

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Perth
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Shades has a wonderful ambience and is well- located. The room was clean and well laid out, with a clever compact kitchen. It was very pleasant to sit outside the room at our little outdoor table overlooking the beautiful gardens. Also great to have access to the laundry and a washing line. I thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Arrowtown and... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Shades of Arrowtown on Christmas day. It would be difficult to find a more beautiful setting or a more charming place to stay. Arrowtown is simply gorgeous. It's the perfect escape from the crowds of Queenstown. Our hosts, Tom and Lorica, were very gracious and helpful, and we truly felt welcomed onto their place. The room was... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

The owners were welcoming and helpful. We stayed there twice recently for family weddings. The room size varies which is a plus. Most are a good size with everything you need. There is a laundry on site and safe housing for bikes.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Perfect central location, garden setting. Clean and impeccably maintained. Super nice owners. Generously equipped. Nice to come home to after a long day of exploring the area. Walking distance to shops, coffee shops an restaurants. Arrowtown is my fav. Book your stay ahead if you like it quiet.

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

Hi, Thank you for taking time to write a review, I am pleased that your enjoyed your stay with us, we look forward to the next time you visit Arrowtown. Thanks again Lorica More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

A very nice motel with good facilities and nicebeds. Units very clean. Lovely garden setting. Easy walk down to restaurants and shops. A nice place to stay for a night. I felt the staff a bit unfriendly though. We were running late on our travel and when I called to inform that we might be late for check-in the lady... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Shades of Arrowtown was our first accommodation in New Zealand on this trip, and was a wonderful start to our holiday! Lorica greeted us warmly on arrival, and even swapped rooms around so that we could have a family room which suited us better. Lorica was the most friendly helpful person, and nothing was too much trouble for her. She... More 

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

Hi Sue, Thank you for your review, We are very pleased that you all enjoyed your stay. I hope that you made it to Dunedin at some stage on your holiday. Hope you are all well and I hope Dad had a great holiday. Look forward to meeting you again next time you are here In New Zealand. Cheers Lorica More 

Perth, W.A.
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We stayed at Shades of Arrowtown for a week in November whilst on a golfing tour - We found it to be peaceful and quiet and a relaxed atmosphere and a haven from the busyness of Queenstown its only about a 20 min drive away. We stayed in the two bedroom cottage.The rooms were spotlessly clean,the owner was friendly and... More 

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

Hi Tony, Thanks for your review, hope things are well with you all, look forward to your next golf trip over the ditch. Cheers Lorica More 

hexham
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We stayed at the shades of Arrowtown in November . The owners were very welcoming and even offered to get my washing off the line whilst we were out! The chalet was small, but clean and with all we needed for our 1 night stay. It is only a very short walk to the lovely town where there are plenty... More 

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

Hi, Thank you for your review, we are pleased that you had a nice time here at the Shades, and we look forward to meeting you again. Thanks Lorica More 

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