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Wanaka Hotel

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71 Ardmore Street, P.O. Box 26,, Wanaka, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed here 1 night. I enjoyed it very much. The kitchen is public kitchen but it is very clean and tidy. All the equipment are complete. The receptionist was very kind and helpful. The room is a little old, but it's ok. Definitely will stay there again for next trip.

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Wellington, New Zealand
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Basic room ok if you are not there all day. Location is central which is fantastic if you are without a car. Didn't get to see the bigger rooms so couldn't comment about those. Handy guest kitchen and laundry.

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Paid the price just to have a lakeview room with balcony. Totally regretted it as it is not value for money at all. First of all, the hotel has a bit of history and it is absolutely reflected in the room. We found patches of red stains on pillow and linen (looks like lipstick or makeup) and reported to reception,... More 

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Auckland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good access, rooms were out -dated, and although we had access to a kitchen, there were no wine glasses in sight, in-room fridge was tiny. Service was good, and it was handy to a few good restaurants.

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Melbourne
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was adequate considering we stayed only one night. The rooms are quite dated, the bathroom definitely needs an update. Otherwise it's suitable for couples travelling on a budget. you get what you pay for - I wouldn't expect a lot from this hotel.

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

Dear 380violetta, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Thank you for the 5 stars on cleanliness, service and location. We pride ourselves on providing clean comfortable 3 star accommodation, in a great Town Centre location, with fantastic service. Regards Jo More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although the location of the hotel was great the actual facilities were really run down and old. We were greeted by a grumpy lady and we got the impression she would have rather not had us there at all. We only stayed one night so it was fine though and the heating was good but probably wouldn't stay here again,... More 

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

Dear GladerN, Thank you for writing a review, I am sorry you found the Hotel Old and Run Down. We are currently completing upgrades to rooms and are constantly doing general maintenance around the Building. I am also very sorry you found reception grumpy, I have addressed this with the Team, we absolutely want all our guests to feel welcome.... More 

Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We stayed there only one night. Here is my experience and opinions about this place. Pros: Located 71 Ardmore Street, Wanaka on Hwy 84.easy access. Price is reasonable for what you get. Walking distance to the city park facing Roys Bay of Lake Wanaka, beautiful scenery. Good quiet night sleep. Cons: Room is smaller, for one night is no problem.... More 

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

Dear faithandhope2live, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your feedback on our location and walking distance to town. We are pleased you had a quiet nights sleep. Happy Travels to you too. See you next time in Wanaka. Regards Jo More 

Istanbul, Turkey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This hotel which is in a great location needs a total renovation, not the half hearted effort currently underway. Our room was small, with a recently updated bathroom (done on cheap) that had nowhere to store toiletry bags. The heating was inadequate and when we reported the problem to reception, we were advised to collect a fan heater from reception... More 

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Our room was clean. The location is great and the view from our balcony was great. However the accomodation wing looking pretty tired and dated. New bathroom fittings go some way toward tarting the place up but it really is 1960s style. You get an hours free wifi and pay after that, but it is slow I suspect no ever... More 

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Timaru, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This was the first hotel stop on our 50th wedding anniversary tour of the West Coast region. Rooms were clean and had a view of the lake (2nd floor). Reception personnel were friendly and inviting. The guest kitchen area was large, supplied with everything necessary. Cleanliness of this area was spotless. Only one night but enjoyable and pleasant stay.

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