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Waiorau Homestead

2127B Cardrona Valley Rd | RD1, Wanaka 9381, New Zealand
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Ranked #2 of 51 Wanaka B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Brisbane
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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Melbourne, Australia
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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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Oakland, California
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We made a last minute decision to spend a long weekend in Cardrona and we are so pleased we selected this B&B to stay. Ann and Blythe do a fantastic job and are great hosts. The house is cosy and warm with a great fire place in the guest lounge. Our room was conformable and spotless. The breakfasts are fantastic... More

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Hi Liz & Paul - and we were very pleased you decided on a last minute stay with us as well. It was lovely to get to know you both and interesting we had common associations! I hope your next break went just as well and we look forward to seeing you down here again some other time. Thank you... More

Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

My husband and I traveled to Cardrona (about 20min) from Wanaka for one night and wish we could've stayed for longer. Ann and Blyth were very hospitable and welcoming and even offered us a different room upon arriving...as the one we had booked had a bathroom across the hall from the bedroom...very sweet of her! We loved our room and... More

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Dear Chicago guests - thank you so much for your lovely review and yes we wished you had stayed longer as well but pleased you enjoyed your short time with us. We very much look forward to seeing you and friends here at some other time in the future and hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip down south.... 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
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Number of rooms: 3
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