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Hook, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We popped in here for drinks after being at Cardrona as my mother in law knew the history of the place. Even just as we drove up you can notice the ambiance and history, its a beautiful old building and they have done a great job of keeping the building lookig lovely. We only had drinks and sat in the... More 

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Thank Dooglepoodle
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Once again excellent visit! Mulled wine a legend... As was spices nachos & wedges! Space for kids to run around, and marshmallows to roast! Always a must on visit to Cardrona! Meals in the past have been legendary ... But haven't had opportunity on this visit!

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Thank DrMikeNZ
Waiheke Island
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant and bar at this hotel are totally atmospheric of 100years ago, but the food and service are among the best. Worth the little drive if you are staying in Wanaka. This place will really make your holiday memorable

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Thank thevineyardtourist
Adelaide, Australia
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86 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you pass it stop turn around and go in! Great beer selection, hearty menu, warm fire, wifi, friendly staff. Lovely place to warm up and it serves Guinness!! Play park outside in the garden for the kids and gorgeous views of the snow farm. :) very happy campers

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Thank GemRadelaide
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My company spent 2 nights at The Cardona Hotel - we rented out the whole venue for our 3 day annual conference/ski trip from Friday morning til check out Sunday morning. It is very conveniently situated close to the Cardrona ski resort, only a 40 min drive from Queenstown and 20 mins from Wanaka. The rooms were old fashioned, gorgeous... More 

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Thank YDuggan
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quaint little hotel at Cardrona . Nice and warm and cosy with open fires. They also have an alfresco area outside with an open fire roaring away.Restaurant service and food was excellent. They cater for gluten free !

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Thank Ediandwendy B
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

We dropped in for a meal and glass of wine en route to Wanaka. Great food and a good laugh going over the local history of the hotel. A little haven pit stop and no doubt a good place to stay. Cosy inside with the fire going when you need it and a great beer garden out in the sun... More 

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Thank Colin H
Miami, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

The hotel has much to recommend it - location, history, cleanliness, atmosphere. What set this place apart for me was the dinner. Actually, it wasn't even the food, which was great. (It seemed to be a popular place for residents of Queenstown and Wanaka.). What I was in awe of was the effortless service of the hosts, Gilda and Davide.... More 

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Thank Edward2014
CardronaHotel, Owner at Cardrona Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Edward, Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a review, I'll print this out and show it to Gilda and Davide, it's great to hear all their hard work doesn't go unnoticed. We hope to be able to welcome you back in the future. Kind regards, Alexis More 

Adelaide, Australia
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51 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

The hotel restaurant has a nice cosy feel. Beer is good. Food was very nice, although the pumpkin gnocchi was a little dry. Bangers and mash were delicious! The kids found the meals a little bit rich, but my kids are a bit on the fussy side. Overall a pleasant meal in a nice heritage filled setting.

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Thank DJP_greenhill
Coolangatta, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

I read a lot of bad reviews on here and almost didn't stay here before eventually having the privilege of staying at this exquisite little piece of history hidden in the Crown Ranges. Staff members might come and go as do many tourists whom expect table side service and ultra high speed fibre optic wifi. The reality is we are... More 

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CardronaHotel, Owner at Cardrona Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Kris, Thank you so much for leaving this review - it's put a smile on all of our faces! In fact, I think we'll frame it on the wall of our office, it's such a nice reminder of why we do what we do. We're so glad you enjoyed your week here and look forward to welcoming you and... More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the Crown Range Road between Wanaka and Queenstown, the Cardrona Hotel is the perfect base from which to explore the stunning Central Otago region. Twenty minutes from Wanaka, 40 minutes from Queenstown and 30 minutes from Arrowtown, the hotel is close to many major tourist attractions in the region. It's also close to four major ski areas, including Cardrona Alpine Resort. All ensuite rooms are all equipped with Sky TV, WiFi and tea and coffee making facilities. A continental buffet breakfast served in the historic dining room is also included in the room rate. Make use of the cosy guest lounge, beautiful cottage gardens, laundry facilities and spa pool. Rooms are a mix of queen beds, twin queen beds, twin singles and family rooms with one queen bed and two singles. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cardrona Hotel

Address: Crown Range Road, RD1, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range: $129 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cardrona Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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