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Benbrae - Cardrona Valley Resort

2326 Cardrona Valley Road | Cardrona, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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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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
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

we needed a last minute place for one night and the owner could not have been more helpful. The villas are fully equipped, clean and welcoming, great views of the sky at night up there, and a great view to wake up to

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We recently stayed in a studio unit at Benbrae and thought the king sized bed was so comfortable and supportive for our aching bodies after walking about the hills and mountains in Cardrona Valley. The large room itself was well appointed with a useful kitchenette and dishwasher to prepare breakfast and lunch. The onsite Sombre Duck provided great social interaction... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We (couple) had a wonderful stay at Benbrae resort. Extremely clean and comfortable Studio with a kingsize bed, kitchen, dishwasher, washing machine and a cozy bathroom. Friendly and warm welcome as well as very helpful staff. We would definitely book it again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Villa 15 was a great studio unit with king size bed, kitchen and shower and washing machine etc, modern, quiet. Use of the lap pool and spa pool was brilliant after a long day out in the sun in Wanaka or Queenstown

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Recently stayed at Benbrae Resort with my friend. I thought the rooms were great and spacious and kitchenette had everything you needed. Location was brilliant and was nice to be away from the busy wanaka during the holiday break . Thanks Jamie and Lee-Anne

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