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  • Excellent65%
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  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“historic hotel”(16 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
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3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for the apres ski scene and food. Atmosphere was awesome! Gorgeous pub with a back yard. Car park is across the road from the pub. Plenty of parks if you make a middle row. Rib eye steak and stew of the day were...More

Thank Bianca1982255068
Response from CardronaHotel, Owner at Cardrona HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Bianca, Thank you for leaving a review. Sounds like you guys had an awesome apres. We are glad you enjoyed your meals, nothing like a hearty feed after a day on the slopes!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We drove the crown range late July to wanaka from queenstown and on the way stopped at the Cardrona pub for a drink, wished we stayed for lunch!! Really neat historical place with great service. A roaring fire inside made sure it was warm and...More

Thank traywashere
Response from CardronaHotel, Owner at Cardrona HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello traywashere, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We appreciate you stopping by our little country pub and are pleased to hear you enjoyed your time. We also appreciate your kind words regarding our new gift shop! Hopefully see you...More

Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

What a great hotel to stay in. Being from Dunedin and a regular to the cardrona ski field I had always wanted to stay at the hotel. We would normally stay in Wanaka but with a 7:30 start on the ski field the cardrona hotel...More

Thank Dunoes-abroad
Response from CardronaHotel, Owner at Cardrona HotelResponded 13 August 2018

Hi Dunoes-abroad, We are so pleased you guy chose to stay with us and had such a wonderful time. (Cutting out that extra 20 minutes certainly makes a difference on those early mornings!) We used to offer complimentary continental breakfast which has since been discontinued....More

Reviewed 5 August 2018

This place is incredible. I’d head back tomorrow. Rooms are warm and well-equipped, spa is tremendous, location is tops, staff are courteous and friendly (special mention to Elaine for helping with our gear storage and Kieran for the wonderful breakfast service) and the food is...More

Thank pfletcher2018
Response from CardronaHotel, Owner at Cardrona HotelResponded 6 August 2018

Hi pfletcher2018, Thank you so very much for taking the time to leave your kind review. I shall make sure your comments are passed along to both Elaine and Ciaran. I am glad to hear you had a wonderful family time, hopefully see you all...More

Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

This is a super cute hotel in cardrona, we stayed here while we skied in the mountain, handy commute to the snow.. everything we needed onsite.. warm rooms when we returned and a spa which was great! We got breakfast included too which was lovely!

Thank CJO193
Response from CardronaHotel, Owner at Cardrona HotelResponded 6 August 2018

Hi CJO193, Warms our heart to hear you had such a wonderful stay! Thank you for taking the time to leave a review.

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Description
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 ...More 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. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Electric Vehicle Charging Station
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
16
Price range
US$94 - US$149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Cardrona Hotel South Island
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
16
Price range
US$94 - US$149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Cardrona Hotel South Island
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
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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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"Bottom floor can be a little noisy if there's heavy footed people above! Try to get a room with a larger..."
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"the rear wing is our preferred location"
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"Ask for a room away from the beer garden if you want an early night."
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"Rooms on the ground floor we have gardens on both sides. Remember no Lifts. No help."
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