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Tamworth, Australia
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31 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2015

Yes- the place is a little dated. Yes- repairs are required. Yes- the staff are wonderful!. Yes- its in prime position. Yes- the food is wonderful. What more could you ask for? From the staff picking us up at the railway station to checkout, it was a great experience. Drinks by the fireplace, walks in the mountains. It has it.

Thank Sarah W
Lawrence, Kansas
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70 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2014

The staff were helpful and friendly. The chalet is next to one of the main trailheads so it is convenient for that. Since they were closing down for the season, they weren't open for very many hours so you had to use a back way to get to your room. This is the kind of place that a tired traveler... More 

1 Thank katmai8
Brisbane, Australia
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71 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2014

We stayed one night here, passing through to the West coast. Arthurs Pass is a small place, but we were glad we stopped over. The service was friendly and easy, and we were the only people staying the night so they delivered cereal and milk, fruit and juice to our room the night before, and allowed us a open-ended checkout... More 

1 Thank lamb_shanks86
Singapore, Singapore
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126 reviews
65 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2014

Set on the main road itself so not difficult to find. Upon arrival, we were checked in very quickly and taken to our room. It was basic, but had a decent bed, a small TV, heating, and a small bathroom with a good shower. The food in the restaurant was very good, there was a log fire in the lounge... More 

1 Thank Isobella_D_N
Chippenham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2014

Accomodation is fairly basic but clean and tidy and perfectly ok for a night or two. It is a bit noisy with not a lot in the way of soundproofing between rooms but this wasn't a huge issue. Location is excellent as a base for exploring all of the surrounding walks. The real surprise was the quality of the food... More 

Thank Gavin C
Singapore, Singapore
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17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2014

Upon arrival it was not clear who the owners or staff are, they were very casual in their approach and dress sense. I know this place is old, it does have a lot of characer but no matter how light-footed you are or tried to be, even a mouse would cause the floors and stairwells to creak! I didn't like... More 

Thank bivvy24
Aveton Gifford, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2014

The accomodation here is good, clean and ocmfortable and the service friendly and efficient. We had an ensuite room at the back of the building, which we reached via an outside staircase. It was quite basically equipped with the kettle, mugs, a couple of glasses and a jug for the milk (which you fetched from a fridge in the corridor,... More 

Thank Anne F
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23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2014

I ranked this a 3 as they didn't have a dessert menu. The hotel has quite outdated decor, but a warm welcoming feeling when you walk in. The service staff or owners, unsure who they were, were dressed very casually, like in ugg boots, but the service was average. When we arrived there weren't any free tables so had a... More 

Thank LoganX6
Wellington, New Zealand
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42 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2014

We spent two nights here over Easter with our two girls (11 and 13) and thoroughly enjoyed it. The accommodation is budget end and the building is showing its age in places; however Arthur's has real character and everything was clean and the beds, whilst simple, were comfortable and warm. We were in a five bed room with shared facilities... More 

Thank mish15
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126 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2014

My husband booked this B&B on our travels around NZ. I was a bit dubious as I thought it may have lots of back packers (not that I have ANYTHING against back packers!); it was the facilities I was concerned about, such as sharing kitchen/bathroom/kitchen facilities...okay, I'm just a bit picky in my old age :| Anyway, when we arrived... More 

1 Thank LCHouse

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Accommodation, Restaurant - open daily for lunch and dinner, Cafe and Bar with big screen TV. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arthurs Chalet

Address: 131 Main Highway, SH73, Arthur's Pass National Park 7654, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Arthur's Pass National Park
Price Range: ₹ 5,280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Arthurs Chalet 3*
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Arthurs Chalet Hotel Arthurs Pass
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“The rooms at the back where we were (room 11) are probably the quietest as they are away from the road. However, we can't comment on possible noise from the train (which runs past the back of the building, though separated from it by the river, into a nearby tunnel) as none were running during our stay.”
 of 5 bubbles AnneF894, 25 Apr 2014 | Read review
“When we decided to add a night, we had a choice of a bigger, nicer room for two nights and then move to the more basic room or pick the more basic room for all three nights. We chose the latter option, and it was fine. It was quiet and at the end of a hall.”
 of 5 bubbles 099tripster, 27 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Ask if there is a room with a private fridge”
 of 5 bubbles slatBH, 22 Jan 2014 | Read review
“the rooms in the back are supposedly the better rooms. We had one of them.”
 of 5 bubbles kbranman, 14 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Ask for a room with decent hot water pressure...”
 of 5 bubbles MazR787, 10 Oct 2013 | Read review
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