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New Orleans Hotel

27 Buckingham St., Arrowtown, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Rooms are very neat and clean - however bathrooms are outdated. Bathrooms are 'disabled style' with shower directly onto floor - meaning water splashes everywhere. the exhaust fan also does not work - meaning steam coats whole bathroom and condensation runs down walls - even soaking the toilet paper the dry towels. After leaving the fan on all night -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great value and right in the middle of Arrowtown. Very happy with the room and got a good rate. Thanks guys. Also has a great easy going pub with good meals. Enjoyed the day wandering around this interesting little town...

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Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Hotel is in an ideal location right in the middle of the main street. Arrowtown is a quaint little town with nooks and crannies to explore. The bubbling brook is located behind the hotel with walking tracks. The hotel room has a double bed, tv, ensuite, daily service, tea and coffee facilities and heating. The hotel has a restaurant which... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

We have just spent the last seven days in the South Island The highlight being our stay in Arrow town. Winter wonderland with a really warm accommodation at the New Orleans . The unit we stayed was a bit dated BUT the ambience of the the whole place was fantastic as was the food the staff and best of all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

After staying at the New Orleans Hotel in Arrowtown in January we enjoyed it so much went back may 17. If your looking for great atmosphere..excellent rooms..and staff who do care and are only to happy to help..and not forgetting thr awsome big brekkies and meals at very affordable prices...then i suggest you stay here and live the kiwi experience..awsome... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I stayed at the New Orleans Hotel in April 2015 duringthe Arrowtown Autumn Festival. The room was very dated, (1970s), overpriced (dearer than Sydney accommodation), and was extremely poor value for money but still the cheapest in Arrowtown! It snowed and there was no heater but when I asked for one was told no. I had to use the hairdryer... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Hi, my wife and I stayed recently at this hotel to celebrate our second year wedding anniversary between the 19/04/15 to 23/04/15. We could hardly wait to check out as the first night the room flooded from a washing machine bursting it's hose from the laundry next to our room. We informed management, the best they did for us was... More 

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London
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Whilst the pub is welcoming and the staff are friendly, the older unrefurbished hotel accommodation is poor. We stayed in the cheaper room which is a small concrete block-walled room. Only the TV, jug and fridge belonged to the 21st century and even then I cannot be certain of that assertion. The room had no heating, the shower cubicle is... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

$32 for frozen Chinese whitebait fritters? Chips that were cooked cooled and reheated, yuck, fish that was well over cooked , staff who didn't have a clue what was on or off the menu, disgrace to the industry, would not last 2 minutes in a city. Would only go back to give them a piece of my mind.

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Akaroa, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We booked in on line so wasn't sure what to expect. A room out the back with ensuite and right in the centre of the village. Surrounded by cafes, restaurants and shops. No off street parking was a bit of an issue as we were on motor bikes. Well worth it and will stay again.

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