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Paradiso Cinema

Brownston Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
(03) 443 1505
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Ranked #4 of 19 attractions in Wanaka
Type: Movie Theaters
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

except of this cool cinema, and the option to seat in a couch, I won't forget the cookies in the break.... they were sooo yummy!

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

It's not often that the cinema is as entertaining as the movie. From the unusually worded emergency exit sign, the pre movie announcement and good food to the eclectic assortment of couches and cars to sit in, this was definitely a great way to spend a few hours.

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Singapore
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Been wanting to watch a movie at this cinema ever since we first read about it in TripAdvisor haha. We were fortunate to get the car seats in the vintage car at the back, which was such a cool experience. Loved the freshly baked cookies (choc chips, double choc and ginger white choc) and homemade ice-cream that you can buy... More

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Cheshire, UK.
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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Get there earlier and queue at the top of the line for a choice of seat. Lovely atmosphere and bar. Enjoyable experience.

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England
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113 reviews 113 reviews
52 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We went to the cinema as a family member had mentioned it was quirky, and she was completely right, it is, fun to sit on the sofa and watch a film, and do you know, it was the cheapest film we've seen in New Zealand.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We went to this delightful cinema whilst in Wanaka. It was a great experience. We chose arm chairs instead of the Morris Minor and were very comfortable. In the interval we bought the cookies that were freshly baked on the premises and took these and our wine back into the film for the second half. Great evening.

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Wanaka, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

This cinema is a must do for all movie lovers. Make sure you book ahead and get there early to buy your locally brewed beer and get a place in line to get first pick of the sofas! All movies have an interval so they do tend to run late but it makes the whole thing a real experience. And... More

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hamilton new zealand
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

This is an amazing little cinema and the homebaked cookies and icecream at half time are so yummy. Very cool atmosphere and saw a great film

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Cannock
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17 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

We went here by accident as it was a rainy day but oh how well worth a visit. The cinema seats are a mix of easy chairs, settee's, and random miss-matched cinema seats, my daughter and I sat in a cut down car!! the room is very cosy and they have an intermission, when everyone rushes to the foyer and... More

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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66 reviews 66 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

The Paradiso Cinema should not be missed if visiting Wanaka. It has comfortable couches and chairs to sit on (even a car body with seats) and the cookies freshly baked are excellent. There is also a great range of ice cream. After intermission the manager comes in to ensure everyone is comfortable before starting the movie again. There is a... More

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