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Waiorau Homestead

2127B Cardrona Valley Rd | RD1, Wanaka 9381, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice homestead. Luxurious but way too expensive without a groupon voucher. Otherwise a good short retreat . Hosts friendly but seemed preoccupied with other things. Blyth was amazing though. Something of concern: false advertising. The room i booked stated it had a private dining area.also the pool and spa were covered up.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't say enough good things about Waiorau Homestead. My Fiance and I recently enjoyed a fantastic 2 nights stay at this cozy B&B just outside of Wanaka. Blythe and Ann are incredibly gracious hosts and Blythe made us feel right at home the minute we walked in the door. We were hoping to find a B&B where the owners were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We loved the location, it gave us the peace and quietness we needed at the beginning of our holiday. We were then spoilt with everything - delicious food, comfortable room and company and conversation if we wanted it. Nothing was too much trouble! Thank you Ann and Blyth for a memorable stay.

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Dear Sue Thank you very much for taking the time and your kind review of Waiorau Homestead. We really appreciate it and it was lovely to have you stay with us and please spread the word - have a very happy Christmas & New Year. Kindest regard, Ann & Blyth More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The moment you stepped in you felt completely relaxed. You're greeting with warmth and made very welcome. Nothing was ever a problem for Ann and Blythe. The whole home gave a modern yet old charm twist. Rooms were always clean, comfy and inviting. You can relax in your rooms, the lounge or even wonder outside and sit around in the... More 

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Hi Christine- thank you so much for taking the time to do a review for us - of course we loved having you all to stay and hope to see you back again in the not too distant future. We hope you have a great 2015. Kind regards, Ann & Blyth More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

My husband and I got married at Waiorau Homestead in April 2014. Anne and Blythe (owners and hosts) helped us plan the wedding and coordinated multiple guests staying at the homestead over a 3 day period. They also hosted an after event the day following the wedding. They were INCREDIBLE - nothing was a problem and every thing was worked... More 

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Hi Mark& Kirsty It was our absolute pleasure to host you at your wedding here and thank you so much for taking the time to write the review. It was a great event and we will never forget it! Best wishes for the new little Taylor and we look forward to catching up soon. Have a very Happy Christmas &... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

My friends and I thoroughly enjoyed this stay. It felt very homely. The rooms were clean and well decorated. You wake up in the morning to ice capped mountains, greenery and sheep. Meals were delicious and the hosts catered to all our needs in a professional and considerate manner. Thank you Ann and Blythe for this wonderful stay!

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Hi Mark& Kirsty It was our absolute pleasure to host you at your wedding here and thank you so much for taking the time to write the review. It was a great event and we will never forget it! Best wishes for the new little Taylor and we look forward to catching up soon. Have a very Happy Christmas &... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

Absolutely gorgeous and such lovely hosts! Really did feel like home and from home just much nicer! We will def be going back. Def recommend the home cooking its well, 5 star quality with out the need to get dressed up 😊 don't forget the spa pool!

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Hi Jenny. Thank you for coming to stay with us and for your kind review. Of course we loved having you here and hope you will return for another visit sometime in the future. Kind regards, Ann & Blyth. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Only stayed a couple of days whilst skiing at Cardrona and had a thoroughly enjoyable time. Blyth and Ann were wonderful hosts and superb chef. Breakfasts were outstanding, as was the quality of the room. Great quiet location. Will be back. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Staying with and meeting Blyth & Ann was our favorite part of visiting New Zealand. Lovely people, great conversations and an amazing home! We often cut the day short to join them in sipping wine by the fire. That said, their home was the perfect spot for a winter adventure. They’re located at the base of Cardrona (which has a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

One of the most comfortable, welcoming B&Bs I have stayed in in New Zealand. Right from the get-go, Ann and Blyth made us welcome. From the roaring fire that waited to greet us through to the serving of drinks and chatting about the area, both played perfect hosts. The accommodations are great - 3 private rooms, each with their own... More 

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Address: 2127B Cardrona Valley Rd | RD1, Wanaka 9381, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 3
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