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Reviewed 7 January 2022 via mobile

Lovely old hotel, amazing staff and wicked food. Our room didn’t have a bar fridge but staff quickly organised a bag of ice for our esky. Special thanks to Chris who made sure our stay was memorable. Beautiful gardens and even a hot tub for guests.

Date of stay: January 2022
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Cardrona Hotel, Owner at Cardrona Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2022

Thank you for this review Donna,
We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us! I will be sure to pass on your special thanks to Chris!
Very best wishes from us,
CH

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Reviewed 4 January 2022

We stayed at the Cardrona Hotel for 2 nights over Christmas. Our room was large, well appointed and looked out onto the beautiful gardens outside. Beds were large and comfortable. Our Christmas lunch was delicious. The Cardrona hotel has lots of quaint touches that make it special - well tended gardens to enjoy a drink, a spa outside for guests, playground for kids, an outdoor fireplace and a sweet little gift shop nearby. It makes it the perfect place to rest and relax. But like everything in hospitality what makes the difference is the staff - the team at Cardrona were fantastic. From the friendly woman who took my booking, to the housekeeper who did a lovely job servicing our room to the bar staff who still had a smile on their dial in the evening after a hectic Christmas day, we thought they bent over backwards for us. Thanks for making our Christmas a bit special - we really needed it after last year. Look forward to staying with you again.

Date of stay: December 2021
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Cardrona Hotel, Owner at Cardrona Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2022

Thank you very much for this absolutely lovely review.
We are so thrilled that we were able to provide you with a very special Christmas experience, especially after a tough year had! We appreciate you choosing to stay with us, and we hope to be able to host you again some time.
All the very best from us for the new year,
CH

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Reviewed 29 December 2021 via mobile

Its always a pleasure to visit this place and chill out with some local works and get away from the crowds.
Rooms are comfortable and clean and being able to stay in a pub with open fire and gardens a treat.
Service was exceptional this time.
Food was good although disappointing no full breakfast was available when we visited at christchurch.
Veal was very tasty and steak was good, but not sure about the fried potato slices served as a blob lot on the plate.

Room tip: gets busy in pub so be prepared
Date of stay: December 2021
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Cardrona Hotel, Owner at Cardrona Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2022

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave this review. We very much appreciate you choosing to stay with us and are so pleased that you had a great stay! We do apologise regarding the lack of full breakfast during your stay; at the moment due to staff shortages and the unpredictability of visitor numbers during this COVID mayhem, we are offering continental breakfasts to all house guests. We do try to offer our full cooked breakfasts where possible, depending on staff availability. We are so sorry that this has affected you during your stay.
We look forward to seeing you next time!
All the very best from us,
CH

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Reviewed 28 December 2021 via mobile

So many lovely spots both inside & out to enjoy a drink and / or a meal. Beautiful gardens & fascinating history. The meals were good too!! We'd always just driven past or got the obligatory photo outside but now it's a must stop!

Date of stay: December 2021
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Cardrona Hotel, Owner at Cardrona Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2021

Thank you for this wonderful review! We are so glad you've upgraded from photo stop to popping in for the full experience :)
All the very best from us,
CH

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Reviewed 9 December 2021

The best country pub I've ever stayed in . Anywhere. Great beers, wine, food . service, beds and a stunning garden area. And a spa. With a view of the mountains. I love this place. Sit by the fire inside or outside, enjoy the roses, somewhere for kids to play. It doesn't disappoint.

Date of stay: December 2021
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Cardrona Hotel, Owner at Cardrona Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2021

Thank you for your kind words, we are absolutely honoured to claim the top spot on your country pub list!
Look forward to hosting you next time :)
Best wishes from us,
CH

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