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“Incredible Movie Experience”
Review of Paradiso Cinema

Paradiso Cinema
Ranked #1 of 7 Fun & Games in Wanaka
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed March 14, 2014

Paradiso Cinema shouldn't be missed when in Wanaka. The cinema is small - about 85 seats, so make sure you show up about 20-30 minutes before your movie starts. The seats are not your regular movie theatre seats - they are couches, love seats, big comfy lazyboys or even car seats! It's like sitting in your own living room with an enormous screen!
It's possible to order whole meals to eat while watching the movie, although, there are no tables, so keep this in mind. The cinema is licensed, so one can order alcohol as well. There is a half-time intermission when you get a 15 minute break to have some freshly baked hot cookies! This was one of the most interesting movie experiences I've had, and a nice thing to do on a rainy day or just to rest from all the outdoorsy activities in Wanaka.

Thank Travel_Bug81
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Reviewed March 14, 2014

My cousin and I badly needed to rest after cycling 220km over the first two days of our trip. We had pre-booked cinema tickets to see Non-Stop, and ordered pizza and salad before the feature started to be served half way through. The cinema itself is small and cosy, with a high quality screen and seating options ranging from the innards of an old Chevy to couches to regular cinema seats. Our meal was ready exactly as the movie was stopped for 'intermission', and we also purchased cookies hot out of the oven. Everything was delicious, although there wasn't quite enough time to eat it during intermission. Trays were provided so we could finish it in the theatre. Staff didn't hurry us out at the end, and took pictures of us in the Chevy! It was a fantastic movie and eating experience, which I wish was more available in other parts of the world!

2  Thank Ruth-Ellen M
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Reviewed March 13, 2014

Quirky little cinema that makes it's own cookies which they serve hot at half time. you can sit in sofas or proper cinema seats the choice is yours

1  Thank belly5uk
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Reviewed March 12, 2014 via mobile

Such a quirky theatre with awesome couches! At halftime during the movie they have an interval....definitely try the ice cream which was great!

Thank OzWesL
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Reviewed March 11, 2014

Choose your favorite sofa or CAR enjoy a glass of wine while watching, try fresh baked pizza during the break!

Thank Bin Z
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