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US$8 - US$23
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gastropub
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome atmosphere. Great food. Very friendly staff. Lovely place with great features. Well priced and extremely good value

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was like something out of a movie! The garden bar is by far the coolest outside area I have ever been to. The room we stayed in was off the garden bar which I was wondering how that would work with noise, but the...bar closes at a decent hour and it was so peaceful and perfect. The staff were extremely helpful and accommodating which was a breath of fresh air since they are so under staffed. Thank you Cardrona Hotel - We can't wait to come back!More

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic outside location. Tasty foods. Good portion sizes. Dog’s allowed. We had an outside table under an umbrella. A peaceful family setting. Loved the buttermilk fried chicken, garlic loaf and nachos. The kids cheese burger was plain and not very tasty. We would definitely come...again.More

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 10 December 2021

Such a great afternoon/evening, we started with a few drinks in the garden bar, then moved to the restaurant for dinner. The service was great end-to-end, everyone so friendly & helpful, and the food was delicious. I had the salmon, perfectly done & a huge...portion.More

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed 27 November 2021 via mobile

Two nights stay. Staff were friendly and helpful, even though clearly busy. Room was clean and well maintained for an old building.

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 23 November 2021 via mobile

We held a 60th party at the Hotel for 60 people. This was the best place ever to hold such an event. Cade & Dean and the rest of the team were amazing, the food was outstanding and we all loved the quaint accommodation! 10/10...would recommend.More

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 5 November 2021 via mobile

We have been to Cardrona Hotel a few times over the years but this was our first time staying here. This pub is set in amongst beautiful scenery. The staff were all friendly. Our room was comfortable & the hot tub was great after an...afternoon horse-trekking. Our meals were great & they cooked the most amazing steak 😋More

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 31 October 2021

We were on a road trip with six couples, we called in for a drink. The atmosphere was such that we decided that we would like to stay the night. Thankfully they were able to accommodate us. The rooms are well appointed and are a...good size, showers etc. all very good. The evening meal was amazing, they cater for gluten free no problem. The consensus from the 12 of us was that it is one of the best places we stayed at on our road trip.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 30 October 2021

My wife and I spent our 32nd Wedding Anniversary in this beautiful setting. On our booking form, we made mention of this special occasion, and also of the fact that my wife is on a keto diet. No effort was made to recognise either of...these two points. My wife chose the lamb burger, but requested that the bap and chips (which are carbohydrates, be substituted with something else, such as veggies that grow above the ground. All she received was a few leaves of lettuce with her 'nude burger', but was still charged the full price. I was interested in the trio of ice creams as a pudding. Luka our waiter described in detail each flavour but failed to mention the mixed berries scoop was actually a sorbet, something I would never have chosen. Overall - quite a disappointing experience.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 28 October 2021

Great lamb burgers, amazing broccoli & ginger soup. Some main meals were a little pricey. The setting is just divine and the staff were very helpful, nothing was a problem. Highly recommend stopping and eating here and having a local beverage.

Date of visit: October 2021
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23 June 2021|
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Response from CardronaHotel | Property representative |
Hi there, Thank you for your question - we are located 2.2km from the base of Cardrona Ski field (there is a bus from the base to the top of the mountain). To find transport from us to the ski field base it might be a good... More
Cris S
1 September 2018|
Response from CardronaHotel | Property representative |
Hi Cris, Yes we do. Please contact us on 03 443 8153 or via email if you wish to purchase. Or you can always pop in and do it in person. Regards, CH.
21 June 2018|
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Response from CardronaHotel | Property representative |
Hello, The restaurant is definitely open until 8:30pm in the evening, later if the restaurant is busy. I you feel that you may be late, it would be best to give us a call to let us know you are coming. Kind regards
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Cardrona Hotel is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5