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Benbrae - Cardrona Valley Resort

2326 Cardrona Valley Road | Cardrona, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
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Invercargill, New Zealand
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Attended a wedding in Cardrona and needed one nights accommodation. This place suited us so well, a quick walk to the Old Cardrona Hotel where the wedding took place. The studio unit was really well set out good kitchen, dishwasher, clothes dryer all in place. Don't forget to take food to cook as no shops until you get to Wanaka... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Family trip. We had a privately owned 2 bed unit. Everything was good. Pool was a bit with the kids. Not to busy and quiet. Right next to the iconic Cardrona Hotel. Worst would be atone time to stay with the Cardrona ski field around the corner. The shop was pretty limited but the town is only 15m away. Well... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Really recommend staying. Leanne and staff were friendly and helpfull for the 2 days we were there. Great location between Wanaka and Queenstown. Pool/sauna/restaraunt/bar all well designed. And the Cardrona Hotel 50 metres down the road you're pretty much sorted.

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

We have book the 2 bedrooms for me and friend. we both have 2 yr old kid that still sleeping with me and I don't want to book 3 bedrooms for the reason that we are not going to use the spare bedroom anyway. The Lady (could be the owner) at the front desk was very very very rude when... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

We were looking forward to our stay here for 5 nights as it is a fairly new resort and we were going skiing again for the 1st time in 30 years. The location for skiing at Cardrona is fantastic and the close proximity to the Cardrona Hotel for evening meals is ideal. Not too far to Wanaka or Arrowtown for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

We had an amazing 2 night stay at Benbrae. Found the room to be beautiful quality, loved that we had a washing machine and dryer to use! Such a treat and good to know we'd be able to fully self cater for next time if we stay longer. Having a dish drawer was a lovely surprise too! Would definitely recommend... More 

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Thank Amy V
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

Great little spot 5min to Cardrona and a hot pool to smooth the tired body after a hard day skiing. Highly recommended. Stayed in the single room, plenty of space warm coast and inviting. Sky TV washer and dryer and stove top cooking in room also

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

Staying somewhere isolated, like Benbrae, means trading off easy access to other places with the facilities provided at the venue. Benbrae advertises a wood fired pizza restaurant and wine bar, which made the choice seem easy. Not mentioned on booking is that the restaurant and bar are not open unless enough rooms are occupied, so the isolated location might become... More 

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Christchurch
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We stayed here with friends, we shared a 3 bedroom unit it was stunning. There is a lovely bar attached to the property with very nice pizza, chips etc and tasty cocktails. The wine list is extensive I was very impressed. The people looking after Benbrae were welcoming and friendly, nothing was to much trouble for them.

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Te Anau, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Sadly our experience here was definitely marred by unclean apartments and a very surly attitude from management who did not go out of their way to be helpful at all. The kitchen benches were stained and i could scrap the food off the bench with my fingernails and the floor was sticky to walk on,there was makeup splotches around the... More 

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