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Waiorau Homestead

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Reviewed December 23, 2017

In our 3 week break (where we stayed at numerous hotels), this was, by far, the ABSOLUTE BEST. Don't even know where to begin... We booked a room with a spa bath - the room was spacious, had lovely views and the bath was absolutely...More

Thank Tarana S
Response from WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau HomesteadResponded January 2, 2018

Dear Tarana, thank you so much for taking the time to do this wonderful and detailed review for us. It is very much appreciated and I can see Blyth will be making a lot more omelettes going forward after that rave review! We hope that...More

Reviewed December 19, 2017

Ann and Blyth's rural retreat (aka luxury hideaway) is everything and more you would want for a peaceful sojourn or romantic treat. They are consummate hosts with a long history in the hospitality industry, and it shows! Friendly and welcoming, you feel instantly at home....More

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Thank Greg S
Response from WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau HomesteadResponded December 20, 2017

Hi Greg, We are so pleased you enjoyed our homestead and local hospitality and thank you for taking the time to do this detailed review for us. It was great to meet you and yes please stay longer next time and definitely have dinner! Have...More

Reviewed December 15, 2017

We booked for 3 nights and so glad we did, our stay was so relaxing, the property so beautiful. Interested in the provenance of the property, Blyth shared with us; The house dates back ~100 years and their complete restoration to a modern classic has...More

Thank Randy_Hauer
Response from WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau HomesteadResponded December 20, 2017

Hi Randy & Laura Thank you so much for your amazing and full review of our homestead - we sincerely appreciate it. We enjoyed your company as well and you were lovely guests to look after. We hope the rest of your trip has been...More

Reviewed December 4, 2017

Beautiful views, warm and professional hosts, perfect location for relaxing, but easy drive to Wanaka and environs. Great restaurant, the Cardona Hotel, nearby. Blyth and Ann have created a wonderful environment for relaxing in their beautifully decorated property. Gave very good advice on area drives,...More

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Response from WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau HomesteadResponded December 6, 2017

Dear guests, thank you for your kind comments and we appreciate you taking the time to do this review for us. Of course we do hope you will stay longer next time. Kind regards, Ann & Blyth

Reviewed December 4, 2017

We loved our stay at the Waiorau Homestead. Ann & Blyth are very nice, the house is cozy and decorated very beautifully, and the food was amazing!! Highly recommend doing dinner with them. Great place to relax and enjoy tea on the porch!

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Thank Morgan H
Response from WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau HomesteadResponded December 6, 2017

Hi Morgan, thank you for your complimentary review. We are delighted you came to stay with us and so pleased you enjoyed dinner and the porch! It is very hot here at present - perfect porch weather! All the best A & B.

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Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Pool
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Hot Tub
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$194 - $248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
$194 - $248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"There are rooms without ensuites but with shared bathrooms instead, be sure to inquire"
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"One of the rooms has views of the mountains, worth paying extra for."
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"All rooms are great! Excellently appointed and beautifully presented."
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"Hukapapa is the room with the best views"
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