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Cardrona Hotel

Orbitz.comUS$116*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Hunterville, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must stop for Honeymooners or couples if travelling through the South Island. Historic and quaint country pub with beautiful food and rooms on the doorstep of the Cardrona ski resort. Big open fire inside and out and a real character place to visit. Whisky distillery next door. A must stop for honeymooners and couples

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Set amongst some of NZ's most spectacular scenery and at the back of NZ's most photographed bar this hotel is sure to impress. The rooms are good quality, tidy and clean. They were very warm even without the radiant heaters running.

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

To be perfectly honest, I will first say that the Cardrona Hotel is a beautiful place. From the fascinating array of bizarre antiques throughout the establishment, to the spacious beer garden with a view of the mountains. Unfortunately, every now and then, a classic place like this falls into the care of a shirty backpacker. We called in on Easter...

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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Iconic in many ways, but they do not rest on their reputation. Friendly and helpful staff. We stayed in a room with a view over the garden. Spacious. Clean. Comfortable. Warm. Modern ensuite bathroom. French doors the garden. Very romantic. Lovely and quiet. Continental breakfast included was fresh and devine. Can't wait to return.

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We had a great lunch at the hotel, a recommendation from family and also the BnB hosts we were staying with. The guy taking the order was helpful with gluten free recommendations and they had a few options for us, including some delicious polenta chips and aioli. Out the back in the beer garden there was some cool antiques -...

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Poway, California
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We stayed one overnight while traveling from Franz Josef to Queenstown. The hotel, dining room and pub feature authentic, antique decor including portraits of the original owners. The rooms are immaculate and contemporary but cozy. Our room opened out onto a large grassy area with a large open air fireplace and picnic tables. The pub had a decent beer and...

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Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We stayed two nights at this unique, historic hotel in early April 2017. It was a delight from the moment we opened the door. While we were visiting in the slower season, there was a bustle from guests in the pub and adjoining dining areas. Several fireplaces aglow allowed for varied seating on couches, chairs, tables as one wished. Outside...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Loved this hotel. Beautiful setting and great iconic pub. Service was laid back but helpful. Rooms were lovely and facilities good. Food was delicious and the waitress was friendly and efficient. Only one complaint and that was because it was quiet they shut down the pub by 9pm because we were the only ones left. Couldn't get a coffee to...

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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

At first sight you might be inclined to drive straight past but if so you would miss a treat. Admittedly the weather during our stay was perfect so the garden behind the hotel was a beautiful place to have a drink or a meal. The hotel itself is 152 years old and looks it inside but it offers 10 modern...

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New Zealand
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Lovely courtyard room and gardens, open fires, lounge area. Adjacent to lovely bar and restaurant area. Room great, shower pressure and temperature control could be improved but didn't cause a problem. Nice toiletries and breakfast included

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the Crown Range Road between Wanaka and Queenstown, the Cardrona Hotel is the perfect base from which to explore the stunning Central Otago region. Twenty minutes from Wanaka, 40 minutes from Queenstown and 30 minutes from Arrowtown, the hotel is close to many major tourist attractions in the region. It's also close to four major ski areas, including Cardrona Alpine Resort. All ensuite rooms are all equipped with Sky TV, WiFi and tea and coffee making facilities. A continental buffet breakfast served in the historic dining room is also included in the room rate. Make use of the cosy guest lounge, beautiful cottage gardens, laundry facilities and spa pool. Rooms are a mix of queen beds, twin queen beds, twin singles and family rooms with one queen bed and two singles. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cardrona Hotel

Address: Crown Range Road, RD1, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range: $132 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cardrona Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Rooms overlooking the garden are lovely!”
DDB51, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All fine with courtyard and flowers in season.”
CaroleB561, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms looked good. I don't think you can get a bad one anywhere.”
990vivienm, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms upstairs have more privacy than the ground floor ones.”
leog69, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Maybe chose a room upstairs”
neillcatherine2017, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
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