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Crown Range Road, RD1, Wanaka 9382 New Zealand See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an old pub, kept pretty much as authentic as possible. The atmosphere was fabulous and the food was amazing. We celebrated a birthday there and it couldn't have been better. Service was smooth, quick and professional.

Thank Joanne B
Response from CardronaHotel, Owner at Cardrona HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hi Joanne, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and for choosing to celebrate a birthday at our establishment. We are pleased to hear you had such a lovely evening.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a family holiday a night at the Cardrona Hotel was on the list, easy checkin process with all the staff very friendly and helpful even walking us through to check in desk even though the bar was busy. Shown to our rooms they were...More

Thank Richard B
Response from CardronaHotel, Owner at Cardrona HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hello Richard, Thank you for taking the time to share your glowing review. We love hearing about everyone's experiences are so pleased you had such an enjoyable stay with us.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful setting, the 4 of us loved our meals, we love the garden bar here and outside fire. Great service, just wish it was closer to home. Two of us has venison burgers and our teenagers both had garlic bread and sides of fries.

Thank Debbie K
Response from CardronaHotel, Owner at Cardrona HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hi Debbie, Great to hear you all enjoyed your meals and that there was something to please everyone. We appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review, thank you!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed one night & were delighted with our experience. Friendly competent staff, superb room (quiet & comfy if not a little tired in bathroom). Restaurant meal excellent. Overall ambience brimming with nostalgia from the ‘good old days’. Can’t wait to return. Thanks to all...More

1  Thank Neuron8
Response from CardronaHotel, Owner at Cardrona HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hi Neuron8 Thank you for leaving us a review, we will certainly take your comments on board regarding the bathroom. We are pleased to hear you had wonderful stay and look forward to perhaps seeing you again in the future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for morning tea on the recommendation of a workmate. So glad we did as this establishment was absolutely delightful. Beautiful old world charm, very welcoming staff with great coffee and cheese scones to die for. Lovely fire in the cosy lounge and a great...More

Thank ozpuddle
Response from CardronaHotel, Owner at Cardrona HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hello ozpuddle, We are pleased to hear we lived up to your workmate's recommendation! Thank you for calling in and taking the time to share your experience.

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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 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$95 - US$130 (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$95 - US$130 (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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Contact
Crown Range Road, RD1, Wanaka 9382 New Zealand
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Getting there
Frankton Airport26 km
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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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"book to eat there or you won't get in."
joannebZ1835YF
2 weeks ago
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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..."
shellbells8
26 Aug 2018
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"the rear wing is our preferred location"
aftraveler509
21 Aug 2018
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"Ask for a room away from the beer garden if you want an early night."
MelindaD580
20 Aug 2018
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