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Shades of Arrowtown

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9 Merioneth Street, Arrowtown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rather than stay in Queenstown we opted for 3 nights in Arrowtown and what a good decision that turned out to be.. Shades is a small Motel perfectly located in charming Arrowtown. Although the rooms are not large they are beautifully and very tastefully designed (all thanks to Tom) and were more than adequate for our stay. Tom and Lorica... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delightful unit for our family of four adults.King bed was wonderfully comfortable. Owners were extremely helpful. Walking distance into the heritage township and along the riverbank. Stayed two nights but would have liked to stay longer! Great alternative to the bustle of Queenstown.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for one night here and found it to be clean, comfortable and well appointed. The room was lovely with a little verandah and seats out the front and the grounds of the motel are gorgeous. We used the BBQ facilities and sat outside in the evening as it was so warm. It is a short walk into town... More 

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Thank Sary S
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent, clean rooms. All mod cons. The setting of the motel is beautiful. Love the lavender garden out the front. Enough space for families with children. Great outdoor living space. Love the local art on the walls too.

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Thank JoyceShankarkay
Invercargill, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shades of Arrowtown is a lovely property. Very comfortable, clean and in a great spot. Owners very friendly and helpful. Really appreciated the free wifi, well our teenage friend enjoyed the wifi. Next time we will stay a little longer.

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Thank Love2create
Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Would definitely come back and stay again. Family friendly accommodation, close to centre of town. Room was quiet, warm and ideal for what was required. The staff were helpful and approachable, what more could you ask for.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

We stayed 3 nights at the Shades of Arrowtown,the owners were very friendly and helpful,the unit was clean and up to date,the Shades is close to the town itself which makes the stay enjoyable,and would be one of the quietest motels we have stayed in .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

I wish we could have found this quality of accommodation in the rest of NZ! It has everything a traveller needs, great location at one end of the village, oversized apartment with a contemporary feel, quiet for a good nights sleep, plenty parking, very clean and we received a very warm welcome. Great value for money, a definate if staying... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Can't go wrong here. The location is perfect and tis is a lovely comfortable place. The rooms are modern and well equipped. It is run by a welcoming, helpful couple, Lorica and Tom. The town is just a short stroll away, and yet it is quite peaceful. Don't miss the Fork and Tap, which is just across the road.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

Very handy to the Main Street, quiet little place with updated decor and nice gardens. Rooms are quite small but otherwise was relaxing and well priced. New bath with spa jets was nice. We arrived early but they still let us check in, friendly and nice owners.

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