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Reviewed 1 week ago

For anyone visiting Wanaka/Cardrona area, Waiorau Homestead is THE place to stay and eat! From the first moment we arrived, we were captivated by the charm and beauty of Waiorau Homestead and the genuine warmth and impeccable hospitality of hosts, Ann and Blyth. Waiorau Homestead, with its beautifully furnished rooms, plethora of reading materials, picturesque gardens tucked in amongst the...

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Shanghai, China
Reviewed 1 week ago

It has nice rooms, garden and view towards Cardrona Valley. The hosts were very nice, offered good recommendation for us to explore the area. The breakfast prepared the next morning was fabulous, nice arrangement with hot breakfast served. We enjoyed our stay very much!

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Petersfield, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are travelling in New Zealand and anywhere near Queenstown or Wanaka you must try and stay with Ann and Blyth at Waiorau Homestead. They have made a beautiful home to stay in - stylish decorations and very comfortable beds - we stayed in the Harakeke room which had a king size and a single bed in the same...

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Nelson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A well appointed upmarket B and B. We were very impressed with the location and the debit. We had our own private bathrooms and a warn and cosy lounge and dining to share with the other couples . Highly recommend

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we are pleased you enjoyed some Waiorau hospitality and thank you for taking the time to do a lovely review for us. Please come and stay again. Kind regards, A & B

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've already recommended Ann and Blyths beautiful home to friends Waiorou was the highlight of our generally fabulous accommodation across the southern island I'm glad we stayed two days and next time we'll stay longer Ann and Blyth are generous and welcoming hosts who genuinely helped us to feel at home except their breakfasts are much better than at our...

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Hi Ashrin We are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us and thank you for your review - we appreciate you lovely comments. And yes , do stay longer next time! Kind regards, Ann & Blyth

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Waiorau Homestead for two night recently. Ann and Blyth were excellent hosts - attentive without being intrusive. Our accommodation was lovely and comfortable and felt like a smart home from home. Beautiful setting and great local pub in an area we love!

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Hi Sharon, we are so glad you love our area - so do we! Thank you very much for taking the time to do a review for us as it is much appreciated. See you next time you are in the area. Kind regards, Ann & Blyth

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! This is a beautiful B&B situated 20 minutes from downtown Wanaka. The hosts are super nice and you are welcomed back at night with a fire burning in the beautiful living room. There are many places to hike to in the area and the surrounding grounds are breathtaking.

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Hi Sam, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for taking the time to do this review for us - it is appreciated and we hope to see you in these parts sometime again soon. regards. Ann & Blyth

Buckinghamshire, England
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ann and Blyth what a combination, so welcoming and the food was delicious. Room very well appointed, pool very cold but great on a hot day, hot tub very hot, which was just fantastic after two weeks of walking everywhere. We stayed four nights but would have liked to have stayed longer. Blyth provided us with a delicious meal, I...

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Hi Knights, we are pleased you enjoyed our hospitality and your time in the area. We of course would love to have you come and stay longer again next time. Thank you very much for taking the time to do the review - it is very kind of you. Have a great 2017. regards A&B

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We loved every minute of our stay with Anne and Blythe Most beautiful house with comfy beds House right out of interior design magazine Blythe cooked as amazing dinner out of this world best beef I've ever had. He is a chef. Breakfast too didn't disappoint huge spread. Walks past farms, to cordona pub . Can't wait to come back...

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Hi Victoria, thank you very much for taking the time to do this review for us - we are appreciative of you taking time to do it. So pleased you enjoyed your time at Waiorau and could take in some southern hospitality and yes we do look forward to seeing you sometime in the future. Kind regards, A&B

Dresden, Germany
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Best accommodation we had during our 4 week trip in New Zealand. Very nice room - just like out of a home magazin. Extremly friendly welcome and a perfect breakfast in a very nice surrounding - what more to ask for ???

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Dear guests, thank you for your kind review of Waiorau Homestead - we certainly enjoyed having you to stay and hope you enjoyed the remainder of your trip. Thank you so much again. Kind regards, A&B

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Waiorau Luxury Homestead offers the ultimate in luxury Cardona Valley, Wanaka Accommodation – comfort, style and hospitality. Waiorau Homestead is within two minutes drive to the access roads of Cardrona, Snow Farm & Snow Park - from bed to first run - 20 minutes! With a large number of nearby attractions and activities, Waiorau Homestead is the perfect haven for unwinding at the end of the day. Nestled at the heart of Central Otago and ideally situated between Queenstown and Wanaka, there are a numerous outdoor activites, wineries and walks to be enjoyed. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waiorau Homestead

Address: 2127B Cardrona Valley Road | RD1, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range: $255 - $383 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Waiorau Homestead 4.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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