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Glenmore Park, Australia
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Lovely cottages in a pretty garden setting, extremely close to the hub of town. Our host was extremely friendly & helpful. We were sorry we'd booked the following night in advance in Queenstown as would have been more than happy to stay here longer

Thank Judi F
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This motel is an absolute charmer. The setting is fantastic and the rooms are awesome. The units are spread around the grounds, with lawn, trees and flowers all around. It is a very short walk to town; across the road, through the park and you're there. I stayed in a king unit which had cooking facilities, huge bed, a spa...

Thank bruzer99
Lorica H, Owner at Shades of Arrowtown, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us here at The Shades of Arrowtown, very pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Cheers Lorica

Coffs Harbour, Australia
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Excellent location in the heart of Arrowtown set in spacious garden surrounds. Self contained cabin style accommodation so you can enjoy a quiet meal 'at home' or take a leisurely stroll into town for an evening meal. Will definitely stay at 'Shades' when we next visit Arrowtown.

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Thank Rowlyn
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 you enjoyed your stay with us. Look forward to seeing you next time. Thanks again Lorica

Reviewed 24 September 2016

We stayed for 2 nights in a studio unit and couldn't speak highly enough of this place. The owner was so friendly and accommodating. The room seemed newly renovated, was extremely clean and well equipped. Bed was very comfy with comfy pillows too. There was a heater in the room as well as electric blankets. The shower was awesome with...

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

HI, Thank you so much to reviewing us, its really nice to know that you enjoyed you stay. I look forward to seeing you again next time you are in Arrowtown. Cheers Lorica

Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed for one night at this wonderful motel in the heart of Arrowtown. It comprises a series of units which are each like small cottages set in idyllic park-like grounds. The motel is only a short stroll into the main street of the village. Our host was most welcoming and informative. Excellent heating was in our unit and electric blankets...

Thank Marque01
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights. Welcoming friendly host. Lovely setting and only a very short walk to shops and restaurants. Rooms have heatpumps and our bathroom had a spa bath! Room was small but fine for a couple. Only problem would be the bathrooms created a lot of condensation after showers, even with fan and window open, was very cold...

Thank Tracey M
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 8 nights and could not speak more highly of Shades of Arrowtown. Location was ideally close to everything. The accommodation was perfect and met our needs. Cosy, warm, comfortable and great value. The owners we lovely and friendly. Highly recommend the motel and would stay again.

Thank Vanessa G
Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Stayed here as a couple overnight travelling with a day bag only. Room was comfortable, clean and warm. Staff friendly and helpful. Good location. Easily accessible and quiet. Parking on site next to room. Happy to come here again.

Thank NZBeerMonster
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Brilliant location right in the middle of Arrowtown, nice modern units with good heating, essential for the winter cold! Friendly proprietors and internet worked well. Can't really beat this place if you're staying in the Queenstown area.

Thank wellyontour
Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Have stayed here often. Very very quiet and super clean .great friendly owners willing to please. Our room also had a bath. Small units but compact with everything you need and little kitchen units. Close to all great cafes and restaurants , especially one right across the road. 3 mins walk and you in the wee township. Can sit on...

Thank suziPierce

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Shades of Arrowtown

Address: 9 Merioneth Street, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Arrowtown
Price Range: $149 - $191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“Try a room on the end of block as you getan extra window.”
 of 5 bubbles George600, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a larger room.”
 of 5 bubbles Jancrow4, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Separate lounge & cooking facilities available”
 of 5 bubbles 427judif, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I think all cabins would be great as they are set off the main road so passing traffic does not present any problem. ”
 of 5 bubbles Rowlyn, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“They have rooms to accommodate everyone.”
 of 5 bubbles brayney, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
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