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Very nice sized room, warm and comfortable, good bathroom. Hotel atmosphere is historic and charming and gardens were beautiful. Checking in was a bit tricky at about 6 or 6.30 pm due to the amount of patrons in the bar, but it was Saturday night so it was unavoidable.

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maroochydore
Reviewed 1 week ago

This rustic pub has lot's of charm and lovely gardens. We called in for lunch and had soup of the day which was delicious. We enjoyed it so much we came back several days later for dinner. We had seafood chowder which was fantastic. A huge bowl and full of seafood.

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Collinsville, IL
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here as a morning coffee stop. The staff was very pleasant and accommodating. We ordered a flat white and a chai. We had it in the back courtyard. They had a fire going in the outside fireplace. It really was a serene setting.

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Timaru, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been very impressed with the food in the pub previously and so decided to stay at the hotel for 2 nights on our return to NZ. The rooms are nicely decorated and clean but the breakfast disappointing - there is toast and some cereal on offer (if staff keep it topped up and if you can find a...

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Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a couple of nights here this week and everything was perfect. They upgraded us to the honeymoon suite upstairs for free, which was lovely. Staff was really helpful and friendly, room was clean and cozy. We booked the room + breakfast deal and we really enjoyed it. We also had dinner there one night and food was fantastic...

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bournemouth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived here at The Cardrona hotel and were welcomed in very nicely. Wow lovely place to stay and or eat!! We had a snack in the garden before heading off to explore locally. We had dinner in the restaurant in thew evening and it was delicious. Great staff, food room was spotless..

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a truly iconic kiwi treasure. Rooms were clean and tidy, staff were friendly, food was good. The beer garden with outdoor fireplace is so relaxing. Anytime of year, this would be a great place to stay. I plan to get back there one day.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a very quaint step back in time in an out of the way location. The property was well maintained, the rooms were clean and cozy. The check in process was a bit of a mess - you walk into a restaurant full of people eating and have to make your way to the bar to find someone to...

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Milwaukee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel was booked for us based on our request to stay at a pub, during our trip. We had seen pictures of the outside of the building, infact more than once in other places we had visited. Our expectations were exceeded in every respect, the rooms were clean and comfortable, set at the rear of the hotel, with a...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for something a bit different that is well managed, then the Cardrona Hotel wont disappoint. The staff are very friendly and competent, the accommodation and meals were excellent and the setting is totally unique.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Family Rooms
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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: $143 - $226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cardrona Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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Cardrona Hotel South Island
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