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Cardrona Hotel

2312 Cardrona Valley Road, Wanaka 9381, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely loved the stay. Room is exceptionally cosy and homely, great service, yummy food and nicely themed music. Our room was overlooking the beer garden with some most beautiful rose bushes I ever saw. Would love to go back!

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Sydney, Australia
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127 reviews 127 reviews
31 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow what a little gem of a place. (the girl at Frontrunner shop in Queenstown where I bought my hiking boots recommended it). It's on the way to wanaka when driving from Queenstown via the crown ranges and it's a tiny little hotel on the road. You don't think much of it when you see it but you walk in... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my second time I have stayed here...this place is magical...I feel at home and will definitely return...the staff really go out of their way to provide great service...I had a lot of contact with Lara and Fleur these 2 ladies certainly know what customer service is all about... they are busy but still took the time to have... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great little place to stop off after going up the mountain but for me, way too expensive for alcoholic lets, but outrageous for a lime & soda. $8 for not much more than half a pint, cheap beer too, not the nice beer. Then to add insult to injury $4.50 for a lime & Soda, personally I think the lime... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located on the Crown Range between Wanaka and Queenstown, the Cardrona hotel is a truly magical place in a quiet and tranquil setting. I was fortunate enough to visit on a beautiful, sunny day so we spent the day in the garden which is absolutely stunning. My two year old was in her element running around and playing on the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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168 reviews 168 reviews
7 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located less than 20 minutes from Wanaka and 45 minutes from Queenstown, the iconic Cardrona Hotel is one of two buildings remaining from the gold rush in the mid 1800’s. What was once a flurry of mining and commercial activity in the Cardrona Valley is now a sleepy hamlet that attracts drive-through visitors plus skiers and boarders on their way... More 

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Perth, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Beautiful old pub and super nice staff. Great beer garden and friendly local pets :)... Wished I could have stayed longer, but had to keep driving. I will try and return here in winter and book a room on site. Outdoor fire was sweet as and we liked the good selection of single malt whiskey's

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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41 reviews 41 reviews
36 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel on the last night of an organised tour. It was a perfect choice. Our evening meal was excellent and my pancakes for breakfast were delicious. Service was excellent from friendly staff. Our room was immaculate and very comfortable with a queen and two single beds plus a kitchen area. We were very happy with every... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We stopped here for refreshment after driving the Crown Range and are so pleased we did. Felt wonderful walking in and very welcoming. Outside seating area is pretty and very relaxing. A lovely sense of history is abundant. I tried the lamb spare ribs which were excellent. A variety of seating is available to accommodate all and each area is... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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79 reviews 79 reviews
20 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

After driving over the Crown Range and stopping to play in the snow (November)! we pulled into the Cardrona Pub for lunch - a wonderful seafood chowder followed by an enormous Ploughmans Platter - we had no trouble with the staff they were friendly, obviously others had but I am sure the staff are rather transient here and on working... More 

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Address: 2312 Cardrona Valley Road, Wanaka 9381, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 16
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