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New Orleans Hotel

27 Buckingham St., Arrowtown, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
SamArgh Rotorua, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Rotorua, New Zealand
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were fortunate enough to be in Queenstown for a conference and managed to fit in a quick trip out to Arrowtown. We loved it so much that we skipped the last night of the conference and decided to stay the night here. What a great way to close off our visit: lovely, well appointed room, much better value than... More

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Queensland, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent seven nights (4 adults) and thoroughly enjoyed the hospitality of this venue. We had rooms overlooking the Arrow River and the mountains which was lovely. The rooms are basicly comfortable and well serviced everyday. The staff were exceptionally friendly and nothing was too much trouble. The meals in the Pub were great although typically of New Zealand hospitality... More

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Waimate, New Zealand
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We chose to stay in a BASIC room (not a deluxe) as we were out all day and just needed a comfortable, clean room for 2 nights. Whilst the Basic room has all the basics - en suite, TV with Sky, plenty drawers and shelving, coffee and tea making facilities, bar fridge, clean linen and nice toiletries, the decor and... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Pub food with a slightly different menu. Not for romantics. Not for class. OK for watching the rugby with a drink. Brought our starter at the same time as the main. Mediocre beers. Good fire. Look up at Mickey Mouse picture.

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Hi, Thanks for choosing to dine with us on Friday. Sorry you got your starter with your main. Our Beer on tap ( All Main NZ brews Two Craft Beers and two international) is by no means mediocre ... We also have 8 types of bottled beers and hundreds of spirits. When you looked up and saw Mickey Mouse, You... More

Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The hotel is situated in the middle of the main street in Arrowtown and you enter through the lounge bar which is a comfortable large lounge with a nice fire and comfortable chairs. Bar staff were friendly and helpful and the range of food available was excellent. Problem was I booked a room here for two nights while travelling in... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014 via mobile

Husband and I stayed in a deluxe room for four nights as a base to explore Arrowtown, Queenstown, Milford Sound, Cromwell and Wanaka. We had a rental car and parked down by the river overnight, where there is a lot of free long-term parking. Pros: the rooms have their own entrance, so you don't have to go through the pub... More

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Brora, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
26 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

staff let me try the different brews before I settled on one I liked - the open fire inside is nice and the big deck area outside is lovely and spacious - I felt fine here on my own! It is really peaceful outside and I can imagine that it is a great place in the winter with the big... More

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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55 reviews 55 reviews
17 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Unfortunatly we were in the noisy room, the fridge turned on evey hour, upstairs sliding doors were very loud and you could hear a gas boiler starting up every few hours! Room itself was nice and comfy, there was a hole in the bathroom wall exposing water pipes, the painting on the ceiling wasnt finished, on the good side you... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Arrowtown is delightful and the New Orleans is right in the centre, full of character. It was a pub room so don't expect too much, fairly small and there was a problem with our shower cubicle but quite adequate. Friendly helpful service, good food and being a pub there was a good choice of beer. I would stay there again.

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Melbourne, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

Stayed for 2 nights and ate the first night in the Hotel restaurant. the roast was good value and tasty. The second night I ate down stairs in the Pizza Bar and drank $5 Guinness Pints with a very affordable pizza Yummy

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Address: 27 Buckingham St., Arrowtown, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Arrowtown
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Located in beautiful Arrowtown on famous Buckingham Street, The New Orleans (New O, as the locals call it) is one of the last historical running hotels in New Zealand. We pride ourselves on providing simple, honest old fashioned hospitality. The hotel has 9 well appointed rooms all featuring free wifi, new furniture, bedding and decor (updated 2012). Our award winning Bistro and Bar featuring local seafood, extensive wine list, NZ Craft Beer and much, much more is open 7 days from 8am. Recently we have extended our premises to Include Little Micky Finns, Arrowtown's very own Irish and Gourmet Pizza Bar. Featuring genuine Emerald Isle Memorabilia and boasting the best Whiskey collection in town. Book now. ... more   less 
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