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Benbrae - Cardrona Valley Resort

2326 Cardrona Valley Road | Cardrona, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
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Ranked #15 of 43 Specialty Lodging in Wanaka
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Greymouth, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you to the wonderful hosts Lee-Anne & Jamie for making our stay at Benbrae so comfortable. The location is lovely close to Queenstown and Wanaka but far enough away for the peace and quiet of the Cardrona Valley. The villa was clean, warm, tidy and just what we needed to relax and had everything that you could need. We... More

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Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Firstly, grumpy owners after 8 hours of driving and a last minute booking wasn't the best way to kick off the stay. The rooms look great, its new but its the care and consideration that is lacking here. The room was cold when we arrived. All of the cutlery and dishes were still in the dishwasher from the previous guests.... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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44 hotel reviews
331 helpful votes 331 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

I left Queenstown terribly disappointed with the horde of large hordes of tourists in big buses, as well as the young backpackers all over the places seating at the beach and water front walls screaming and being loud all nigh till 3-4 am (meters away from my deluxe hotel). The checking-in and-out of loud foreign Asian travelers, including at my... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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78 reviews 78 reviews
5 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Great service, comfortable beds, well proportioned rooms, very reasonably priced. There's not much else to say, they are good and simple rooms. The hostess is accommodating and generally this is nice, good quality, basic accommodation.

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Sydney, Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

We stayed here for a week in July 2013 with in a group of 6 and stayed in a top floor 3 bedroom villa. We were immediately impress about the size of the villa and how beautiful the kitchen and living spaces were! This place is located 300 metres from the mountain turn off so was very convenient for the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

We recently stayed in the Cardrona Valley and chose Benbrae as our accommodation, the reason we chose Benbrae is because it was highly recommended by friends, It is a beautiful spot, the individual lodges are superb, (luxury) at very reasonable prices. There is a very well tended pool and hot tub which was great and the staff were very friendly... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

Convenient location with great self catering facilities. Heated outdoor jacuzzi was welcome after a hard day on the slopes. Close to Wanaka for shopping and/or eating out. Handy to Cardrona Hotel too. Would definitely stay here again on next trip! Thanks!

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013 via mobile

Excellent location for ski fields and Wanaka and Queenstown. The Pizza and wine bar are a lovely area to enjoy.. Villa well appointed with tasteful decor and fittings. Great heating/drying room. Take a robe to use the lovey pool as it is fresh in winter. Stock up supplies from wanaka or Queenstown. No general store to Cardrona. We are looking... More

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013 via mobile

We have stayed here a number of times during the last few ski seasons. The location at the bottom of Cardrona is fantastic. Rooms are clean, warm and modern. The spa is excellent and the main reason we keep coming back!! I do wish however they would set some guidelines around kids in the spa. It is not relaxing to... More

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Whakatane, New Zealand
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40 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

My husband and I stayed here two nights including New Year's Eve. We were pleasantly surprised by the upmarket interior design and fittings. We enjoyed a bathe in the hot pools and this proved to be the spot to chat with other friendly travellers. For our New Year Eve dinner we walked a few minutes to the old iconic Cardrona... More

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Address: 2326 Cardrona Valley Road | Cardrona, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 30
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