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Shades of Arrowtown

9 Merioneth Street, Arrowtown, New Zealand
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Ranked #5 of 12 Arrowtown B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
rockkote Wellington, 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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Wellington, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a lovely find! Spotless rooms, huge comfortable bed and crisp sheets. Lovely, peaceful setting, with lawn, crunchy gravel paths and huge Lombardy poplars and just perfectly located to enjoy gorgeous Arrowtown. Will be back for sure!

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Gore, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were thrilled with our accomodation at Shades, the units were lovely...spotless, not to mention a very comfortable bed, as was the private setting amongst the trees. walking distance to all the local restaurants, bars etc which was an unexpected bonus.We really enjoyed the company of our hosts, and will be returning!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only stayed 2 nights. Down in Arrowtown for the summer Gibbston Valley concert. Great units with good ammenities and very clean and comfortable. 4 of us had one unit with a pull down bed in the lounge which was excellent. Handy to the shops and dining and very handy place to stay for access to the concert. Right on the... More

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Victoria, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Shades is a little oasis. Very clean and comfortable with great, friendly hosts. It is wonderful to find a place where you can sit back and relax. If you plan to visit Queenstown, Shades is close enough to allow a quiet retreat to come back to. We are repeat customers and will be again in the future.

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17 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Shades is the perfect place to stay whilst exploring quaint Arrowtown. The unit was spacious, spotless and met all of our requirements. It is set in a lovely, quiet tree lined road. The hosts were very friendly and helpful. Recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014 via mobile

The Shades was the best motel we have ever stayed in, especially with two young children. The Cottage was perfect, very modern, spacious, quiet and with a private courtyard. Great gardens to sit in and the children had fun running round the paths. The hosts were friendly and very helpful. Can't wait to stay here again!

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Cambridge, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Yet again we had a wonderful time at Shades, this time with my brother and his wife visiting from Australia. The unit was well appointed, all 4 of us very comfortable in the unit. Staff even loaned us a electric frypan so we could cook our tea.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Just had a fantastic week staying at Shades of Arrowtown. Excellent accommodation, everything we could have wished for, and the hosts were superb. Would recommend this to everyone for a stay in the beautiful location which is Arrowtown. Just a short stroll from the town itself, where there are quaint shops, cafes and a friendly atmosphere.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Super location and great hosts, nothing too much trouble, so friendly and ready with useful information. Rooms well appointed and with everything you need, including individual outside seating overlooking the wonderful garden.

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

HI, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are very pleased that you enjoyed you stay with us. Hoping that you will come and visit us again in the future. Lorica More

Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

A wonderful retreat from the buzz of Queenstown. Our hosts Tom and Lorica were easy going, efficient and very helpful, nothing was too much trouble. Excellent location, very well appointed rooms and beautiful grounds. Just fantastic.

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

Thanks Heather for taking the time to review us. I am very pleased that you both enjoyed your stay with us, and hopefully 1 day we may be able to help you out again. Cheers Lorica More

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Address: 9 Merioneth Street, Arrowtown, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Arrowtown
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Ranked #5 of 12 B&Bs / Inns in Arrowtown
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