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Wanaka Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   71 Ardmore Street, P.O. Box 26,, Wanaka, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

They say you pay for what you get and this is the case here. From the outside the hotel looks good and modern. Step inside the basic room and your taken back. Carpet on the walls stainless steel shower base and no free wifi which while a first world problem every where else in nz gave It to you free.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Staying in this hotel has been great. Is great value for the 3stars service they provide. We stayed there for 10 days. Everyone was more than helpful, they provide teas,coffees, every morning perfect for waking up with the best view of the lake, and we had the best breakfast from the cafe downstairs. The best thing was being able to... More

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Timaru, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A comfortable nights stay at a budget price, and right in the centre of town.Wander into town for your evening meal or use the bar in the same complex.Friendly receptionists too, what more could you ask for.

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Jo B, General Manager at Wanaka Hotel, responded to this review

Dear retsub58, Thanks for the great review, we are really pleased you enjoyed your stay in the Compact Hotel Room. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Jo More

Invercargill, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two nights spent in Wanaka after 2 in Queenstown. Had stayed at Wanaka Hotel before back in May but wanted to experience warmer weather and we did ..the weather was great. The hotel service was very good as previously but room allocation was unfortunate. We had a room on the ground floor right by the cookroom and washing facilities. This... More

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Jo B, General Manager at Wanaka Hotel, responded to this review

Dear midaso, Thank you for taking the time to complete a review. We are really sorry you had a bad experience in Room 130. We are pleased to see you were a returning guest and were happy with the Cleanliness and Service during your stay. On your next visit we can recommend the Standard Hotel Rooms overlooking the garden. Regards... More

London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a fantastic time.in this hotel. Many thanks to Jo and all her staff for the way they looked after us. Do not believe the rating this hotel gets on trip advisor -they spend much more time being a comfortable, clean and people orientated hotel than they do seeking good reports. Probably the best value budget hotel we have... More

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Jo B, General Manager at Wanaka Hotel, responded to this review

Dear DavidBursonThom, Thanks for writing a review, we are really pleased you enjoyed your time at the Hotel. We hope you are enjoying the rest of your travels, and we will see you in Wanaka again soon. Regards Jo More

Wanaka, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I stayed here for a week in July whilist visiting family. Reception and cleaning staff were so helpful it made me feel like it was home away from home. The guest kitchen was well equip, clean and made life easy for dining on a budget. Though I did spoil myself at the Hotel Cafe for breakfast, the French Toast was... More

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Jo B, General Manager at Wanaka Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Susanmi2014, Thanks for your review, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Thanks for the great feedback about the French Toast in Beanie Cafe, it is very popular along with their Beanie Bene. We look forward to seeing you again. Regards Jo More

Brisbane, Australia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
18 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Having to juggle heavy suitcase and bags through 2 doors before even getting to reception didn't help with first impressions. This poor impression wasn't alleviated by the non-plussed reception staff who could be only barely pleasant. The biggest shock was the room. It was tiny and though sufficient for one night the bathroom was appalling. You had to shut the... More

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Jo B, General Manager at Wanaka Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Melb1511, Thank you for taking the time to complete a review. We are really sorry you did not enjoy your stay with us. Thank you for advising us that the Gas Rings in the Guest Kitchen were not working we have arranged for both Gas Hobs to be replaced. We have also increased the number of tea towels available... More

Oamaru, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Have stayed many times before and as always the staff are very friendly and very helpful. The room has coffee and tea facility's and we had a lovely room with a new bed very comfortable. We find the price very reasonable and being so close to town we can leave the car parked up and walk everywhere. So nice to... More

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Jo B, General Manager at Wanaka Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Lynne m,Thank you for writing a lovely review, everyone here on the team appreciates such wonderful feedback. We are really pleased you enjoyed the new bed. We look forward to seeing you next time. Regards Jo More

Queenstown, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This was nothing like the photos on the net. We had to bring our bags up 2 flights-the fire escape was closest. We didn't find out until the next day there was a kitchen, which was unclean. That was after spending $NZ 30 on lunch at a café & still had to buy dinner etc. No shampoo etc. I am... More

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Jo B, General Manager at Wanaka Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 59nightingale1, Thank you for taking the time to complete a review, we appreciate all feedback. Thanks for the great feedback about the staff being friendly and helpful I will pass this onto them. I am also pleased to see you found the Cleanliness, Service and Sleep Quality of a great standard. I am sorry that you were not aware... More

Paris, France
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The hotel is well located and you have a shared kitchen and a laundry. They have also a carpark just behind the hotel. Our room was a little bit quaint but a good value i think for the area. Restaurants and shops are just next to the hotel.

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Jo B, General Manager at Wanaka Hotel, responded to this review

Hi floG9979PF, We are pleased to hear you found the Hotel well located. Thanks for noting our car park which is free for guests to use. We are an older Hotel but pride ourselves on being great value we are pleased you agree. Thank you for taking the time to complete a review. Regards Jo More

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Address: 71 Ardmore Street, P.O. Box 26,, Wanaka, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Wanaka Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 47
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