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Sydney
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a truly wonderful experience for my partner Stella and I staying at Waiorau Homestead. The homestead is nestled in the beautiful Cardrona valley, the room was spacious and the bed was amazing. Blyth and Ann are fantastic hosts. We were provided with nibbles and a glass of wine upon arrival. The breakfast was cooked to order and was... More 

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Dear Gluca, thank you very much for taking the time to do this lovely review for us - it is very much appreciated. Of course we are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you at Waiorau sometime again in the future. Kind regards, A & B More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful and relaxing place to stay. Comfortable and wonderfully accommodating. I highly recommend to stay for a honeymoon or anniversary. Exquisite scenery with delightful and polite guests. Would go back tomorrow if we could.

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Dear guests - thank you for taking the time to do a review for us - it is much appreciated and of course we are pleased you enjoyed your time with us - come for the anniversary next time! Kind regards, Ann & Blyth More 

Queenstown, New Zealand
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Reviewed October 24, 2016

This was a bit of a staycation for us as we don't live too far away but had planned a surprise get away for a night to celebrate a birthday. Stunning property, truly lovely hosts and the most comfortable bed followed by delicious breakfast. What more could you ask for? The distillery (just a 15 minute walk - recommended as... More 

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Hi Tatty, thank you so much for you kind comments and for coming all the way over the hill to stay with us! Do come again - we very much enjoyed your company. Kind regards. Ann More 

Sydney
2 reviews
Reviewed October 4, 2016

In addition to the stunning view around this property , Ann & Blyth have done their best to make us feel comfortable like home . Neibouring Cardrona Hotel is historical place worth visiting . Highly recommended to people traveling to this area .

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Hi Jennifer , thank you for taking the time to do this review for us and please come back and stay longer next time. We enjoyed your company very much. Kind regards, Ann & Blyth More 

2 reviews
Reviewed September 30, 2016

Beautiful place, Perfect location , amazing views of mountains, fabulous atmosphere and best hosts ever. We're family of 5 ,stayed at Waiorau Homestead for 3 nights at the end of September. we enjoyed every minute ! The place is clean and tidy to the level of an exclusive 5 stars hotel with everything you can ask for; and more !!... More 

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Dear Lavi, it was our pleasure, we were delighted to have you all to stay - you were great guests to host and hopefully we will see you in these parts again. Don't forget to send your friends and family too! Kind regards, Blyth & Ann More 

Avalon, Australia
1 review
Reviewed September 12, 2016

My wife, 3 young children and I recently stayed at the wonderful Waiorau Homestead and enjoyed an amazing week of hospitality, comfort, incredible skiing conditions, epic scenery, comfy beds, delicious meals, velvety Central Otago Pinot Noir and an all round awesome family holiday. We travelled from Sydney to ski for a week and had a fabulous time, staying at Waiorau... More 

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Hi Simon. thank you so much for coming to stay with us - we enjoyed your and the family's company tremendously. Thank you also for the kind review and of course we are looking forward to seeing you here next winter. kind regards, Ann & Blyth More 

Key Largo, Florida, United States
1 review
Reviewed September 11, 2016

We were four adults staying for two nights at the home of Blythe and Ann. We had a wonderful time in a very comfortable home. Blythe could not have been more gracious and accommodating. His knowledge of food and hospitality was evident in the dinner and sumptuous breakfasts he prepared. Thank you so much you two for making us feel... More 

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Hi Judy & Co, so pleased you enjoyed your time with us and thank you for taking the time to do this review - it is much appreciated and keep spreading the word. Hope to see you in these parts again, all the best, Blyth & Ann More 

Barcelona, Spain
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23 reviews
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Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Hi! We are a couple that stayed in Waiorau Homestead at the end of August 2016. The whole house is lovely! The room were exquisite decorated and had great views of the garden and the mountains. The common spaces are incredible. The hosts are really friendly and make you feel really welcome but respecting your space. Don't miss a dinner... More 

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Hi Marjo Thank you for taking the time to do this review for us and we are pleased you enjoyed your brief stay with us. We hope the rest of your trip to New Zealand went well. Come and stay again. Kind regards, Ann & Blyth More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed August 28, 2016

What a fantastic place to stay, perfectly relaxing, close to the snow and wonderful hosts, couldn't recommend highly enough!!! Special mention to the chef who prepared so much amazing food, the week wouldn't have been the same without it!!!!

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Hi Mark, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us - we enjoyed your company as well. Thank you also for your kind review - we appreciate it and look forward to seeing you here again - next Winter perhaps? kind regards, A & B More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed August 5, 2016

Staying with hosts Ann and Blyth has been a wonderfull relaxing experience. The Homestead was a base for a few days of skiing, and some time out from a hectic schedule.My room was warm ,comfortable and beautifully appointed . Awaking to an overnight snowfall around the homestead was magical indeed! And returning in the evening to a blazing fire and... More 

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Hi Roseanne, thank you so much for taking the time to do this review for us and it was great to have you stay with us again and so pleased we could organise the snow especially! We enjoyed your company and look forward to seeing you back for your next ski holiday. Kind regards, Ann & Blyth More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Waiorau Luxury Homestead offers the ultimate in luxury Cardona Valley, Wanaka Accommodation – comfort, style and hospitality. Waiorau Homestead is within two minutes drive to the access roads of Cardrona, Snow Farm & Snow Park - from bed to first run - 20 minutes! With a large number of nearby attractions and activities, Waiorau Homestead is the perfect haven for unwinding at the end of the day. Nestled at the heart of Central Otago and ideally situated between Queenstown and Wanaka, there are a numerous outdoor activites, wineries and walks to be enjoyed. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waiorau Homestead

Address: 2127B Cardrona Valley Road | RD1, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range: $174 - $237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Waiorau Homestead 4.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“The beds were a dream. Lovely living room with roaring fireplace. We played cribbage and drank cocktails while it snowed outside!”
 of 5 bubbles judya986, Sep 11, 2016 | Read review
“All are nice.”
 of 5 bubbles ediandwendyb, Aug 4, 2016 | Read review
“Both our rooms were very comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles clairebearmiss, Jul 19, 2016 | Read review
“There are no bad rooms!”
 of 5 bubbles gailtj, Feb 18, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are well equipped and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles NorthlandNanee, Feb 10, 2016 | Read review
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