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Cardrona Hotel

Crown Range Road . RD1, Wanaka, New Zealand
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Ranked #24 of 52 Wanaka B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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75 reviews 75 reviews
24 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The accommodation and restaurant at the Cardrona Hotel are first rate. Whether you come during the full-on ski season or any other time of the year - autumn for us - you'll find a great welcome. The food is wonderful! The hotel is right out in the country, in the Cardrona Valley and between mountains, on the road between Wanaka... More

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Brora, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
23 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I drove past and saw the building with the old car outside and had to turn round and go in for a late lunch........I was on my way from Arrowtown to Wanaka - but ended up staying here much longer than I intended! The welcome from Kerry (Duty Manager) was wonderful - the food was great - the cider and... More

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sydney
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74 reviews 74 reviews
23 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is all you could ask of a historic hotel. We stopped for coffee which we drank by the open fire out in the beer garden, which is beautiful, accompanied by two cats. Ere is accommodation and the menu looked fantastic. Would love to come back and stay. If you want character and history in the Wanaka/queenstown region, this... More

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Ohaupo Town District, null, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

every time we drive past we go for a coffee lunch rest whatever always friendly always good meals are as good as the coffee thanks cardrona people of the hotel for being good to Holliday makers I have. to write 200 characters what a rubbish is this every time we drive past we go for a coffee lunch rest whatever... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have enjoyed a beer and a meal at the Cardrona Hotel many times over many years. Happy memories. However my last visit will probably be my last for a while. Visiting friends were looking for a garden setting and hearty food. I knew just the place! Indeed the beer garden is superb but trouble set in early. Service staff... More

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just had to stop off for lunch at this famous landmark restaurant. Friendly pleasant staff. very accommodating. Enjoyed a superb lunch outside in the sunshine and reluctant to leave. But we knew we would be back. After travelling around south we made sure we staying a night here. Beautiful rooms, fires inside - able to relax and unwind, also... More

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food nice rooms good service, wss enjoyable would be nice to share with someone. I emailed earlier for room availability and couldn't book as didn't know exact plans as was looking at a new bike in Invercargil. Got there after a stressful ride up crown range in the dark and after being told turn up unannouced. prices showed email... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recommended by one of our tour guides to visit Cardrona hotel & to try out their meals. Classic place to visit, just by looking at its exterior you can tell it carries much history. We sat in for a meal, great space provided. You can sit at the bar, on a couple of couches in front of a... More

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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66 reviews 66 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Cardrona Hotel was built in 1865 and is an awesome place to visit. We didn't stay but called in twice for morning tea on the drive over the Crown Range from Wanaka to Queenstown. The coffee was brilliant and the date scones are to die for. There is a nice garden bar out the back. Lots of history with... More

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northern California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is about 10 miles outside Queenstown on the Crown Ridge crossing. An 1865 hotel built during the gold rush days that doesn't look like much from the outside but has a wonderful period interior. We didn't stay there but went in for a breakfast. They have a lovely menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Gal at the counter... More

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Also Known As:
Cardrona Hotel South Island
Address: Crown Range Road . RD1, Wanaka, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Amenities:
Free Parking
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Ranked #24 of 52 B&Bs / Inns in Wanaka
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