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“A meal while it was snowing”
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Wanaka Hotel
Ranked #10 of 20 Hotels in Wanaka
Hobart, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
82 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“A meal while it was snowing”
Reviewed August 25, 2014

A great meal in front of the fire while it was snowing outside. It was white surrounding the lake and it was warm and cosy inside. As a group we ate, played pool, free wifi with great service. The staff were friendly and helpful.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with friends
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Thank Tassie2011
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Jo B, General Manager at Wanaka Hotel, responded to this review, August 26, 2014
We are pleased you enjoyed the ambience, see you next time. Regards Jo
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Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

It is an older hotel but it's very clean older style well done the bath after skiing was a god sent everything works the bed was very comfortable and the staff were fantastic very helpful in giving directions and telling you what there is to do around town they are very well informed.
The location is central so as soon as you walk out side everything is there for you I highly recommend staying here is it's great value for money!!

  • Stayed July 2014
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1 Thank Zoran1
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Jo B, General Manager at Wanaka Hotel, responded to this review, August 3, 2014
Hi Zoran1, Thanks for taking the time to complete a Review. We are pleased you have enjoyed your stay. The team here at the Hotel enjoys helping guests make the most out of their trip to Wanaka, we are pleased to hear this was helpful. We look forward to seeing you again. Regards Jo
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Broadbeach, Queensland, Australia
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30 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed July 25, 2014

Had 4 nights at the Wanaka Hotel as a solo traveller . My room was looking out onto the lawn garden area to the rear car park area, at first wasn't too sure if this would be ok , but my concern was not warranted at all , pull the curtains back and got the morning sun and noise was never an issue , could also check on the car easily.
The room was warm , cleaned daily and was all I needed for my stay. Hotel also has to offer a communal kitchen & laundry.
The location of the hotel is central to all Wanaka has to offer , along with the great Beanie café & Mexican restaurant adjoining the hotel.
The staff & owner are warm inviting and very friendly . If its value for money & hospitality you are looking for than go no further than the Wanaka hotel.
Thanks .
My 8th or 9th visit to Wanaka area.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled solo
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4 Thank Nev T
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Jo B, General Manager at Wanaka Hotel, responded to this review, July 27, 2014
Hi Nev T, Thank you for taking the time to complete a review. We are pleased you enjoyed your 4 night stay and were able to enjoy the Beanie Cafe and Amigos Mexican Grill located here at the Hotel. The Compact Rooms looking over the rear garden are great value, we are thrilled to hear that the room exceeded your expectations. We look forward to seeing you again. Regards Jo
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12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed May 14, 2014 via mobile

Booked for one night but stayed two. Great location and efficient receptionist. Rooms small and outdated but comfortable and excellent value for money - $89 per night. Excellently equipped communal kitchen great for preparing own meals. Great hotel for those travelling on a budget.

Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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2 Thank Barbara C
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Jo B, General Manager at Wanaka Hotel, responded to this review, July 27, 2014
Hi Barbara, Thank you for completing a review of the Hotel. We are pleased you have enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you again. Regards Jo
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Waihola, null, New Zealand
Level 5 Contributor
82 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed April 14, 2014 via mobile

Booked in for a night and stayed for two. Friendly staff very a very central location. Rooms not large but soft beds and great showers especially if your short! Hotel needs updating but is clean and useable and accordingly priced. Good parking and kitchen and laundry available to use for guests.

Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
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1 Thank Louise O
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Singapore
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights here. Location was great, near the supermarket which was very convenient and just a walk away from Lake Wanaka. Love the lake views too. Room was outdated like others said, but had basic amenities which we were okay with. However, the room's heater was not working - which was pretty bad since our room was on the ground floor hence it could get pretty cold. The good thing is that when we told the reception, they gladly gave us a small portable heater to plug in; the not so good is that they didn't seem surprised at our complaint/request which shows that they knew about it in the first place - an advanced notice would have been helpful. Would recommend for short 1 or 2 night stays only.

Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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1 Thank misspetites
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed March 15, 2014

Great value for money, great location. Pretty basic but clean accommodation. Rooms and bathrooms outdated and rather small. Deidre on reception was very helpful and friendly. Minutes walk to anything and everything in town.

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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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1 Thank Bagsymo
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Property: Wanaka Hotel
Address: 71 Ardmore Street, P.O. Box 26,, Wanaka, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 20 Hotels in Wanaka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Wanaka Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 47
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Great Value Hotel right in the center of Wanaka, only one-minute walk to the Lake and Town Center. Full Restaurant and Bar Facilities on-site. Plenty of free, off street parking. ... more   less 
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