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Cardrona Hotel

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beer garden”(31 reviews)
“historic hotel”(16 reviews)
“mulled wine”(17 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Wheelchair Access
Self-Serve Laundry
Air Conditioning
Pool
Airport Transportation
Room Service
3 Star 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...
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Location and contact
Crown Range Road, RD1, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
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26 km to Frankton Airport
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I chose to stay at the Cardrona Hotel for 3 nights on the first leg of our NZ honeymoon - and we couldn’t have been happier! The staff are all wonderful, extremely friendly and nothing was too much trouble. The room was...More

Thank jodipetherick
Response from CardronaHotel, Owner at Cardrona HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jodi, Our warmest congratulations to you both! We are happy to hear you were pleased with amenities. It was an absolute joy to host you guys for the duration of your stay!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A journey changes you. It should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your heart. If it wasn't for Cardrona Hotel I would have given up on mulled wine. Alas, I have not and now I love mulled wine again brewed within the...More

Thank Maria M
Response from CardronaHotel, Owner at Cardrona HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Maria, We are so pleased to hear you had such a wonderful experience here with us. Our mulled wine is actually brewed by the very talented team at Lamont, a local winery. As you can attest - it is delicious! As we go through...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 3 nights here in July and loved it! Great spot to access cardona ski field, but the pub is fantastic in its own right. Historic, unique and interesting past, great food, brilliant beer garden with huge open fireplace, wonderful friendly staff and comfortable...More

Thank toscanunan
Response from CardronaHotel, Owner at Cardrona HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a kind review. It was such an honor having you guys stay with us, hopefully see you again next winter!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came to visit this place on our way to the ski field. Cute little pub and nice area out the back. Yummy food and beer. Was very cold day so niiice to be near the fire. Great spot to visit in your way to and...More

Thank hillaryrawiri
Response from CardronaHotel, Owner at Cardrona HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Hillary, We are pleased to hear you had such a pleasant time with us and were able to secure a spot by the much coveted fires! Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and we hope to see you again in...More

Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

I had an amazing time and absolutely one of my favourite place in South Island. I booked a weekend with my husband to celebrate our weeding anniversary, and unfortunately got sick on Saturday and couldn’t enjoy my dinner. The staff was beyond offering me the...More

Thank Gabriela E
Response from CardronaHotel, Owner at Cardrona HotelResponded 13 June 2018

Hi Gabriela, We are so pleased you guys were able to have an amazing wedding anniversary! We are glad to hear you were feeling better the next day and I will make sure to pass your kind comments on to our staff. Thank you for...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Self-Serve Laundry
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$97 - US$151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$97 - US$151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
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JennaExe
29 October 2017|
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Response from Melton2013 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, They serve Restaurant meals all day. Thanks
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mkgb
4 June 2016|
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Response from CardronaHotel | Property representative |
Good morning. There are shuttles available but they must be booked beforehand as they do not stop here as a matter of course. The best people to contact are either Alpine Shuttles or Yello out of Wanaka.
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Thomas R
20 November 2015|
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Response from CardronaHotel | Property representative |
Hi there, Firstly, my apologies for the late reply. We have 16 rooms, some of which are upstairs but others that are at ground level. Our showers are all walk in (except one) and some of our rooms open on to the garden with... More
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"Rooms on the ground floor we have gardens on both sides. Remember no Lifts. No help."
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"We had lunch there..it was really good"
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"Choose the room with the verandah overlooking the garden"
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"Garden room for the lovely garden views"
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