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Cardrona Hotel
3 out of 5
Crown Range Road, RD1, Cardrona
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8 Apr. - 9 Apr.
4.6/5Exceptional! (258 reviews)

"Unique and with beautiful surroundings. Full of charm."…"

Reviewed on 26 Jan. 2020

Cardrona Hotel
Waiorau Homestead
4.5 out of 5
2127B Cardrona Valley Rd, Wanaka, Cardrona, Central Otago
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5/5Exceptional! (40 reviews)
Best place we stayed in our lives

"Before arriving we where all over the lower island of New Zealand for 2 weeks already. This was our last night there and the only mistake we made was not booking this homestead for the full 2 weeks. It was the best place we’ve stayed in our trip, much less our entire life. Highly recommend. It was ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Jan. 2020

Waiorau Homestead
Cardrona Alpine Apartments
4 out of 5
Cardrona Valley Road, Cardrona, Queenstown-Lakes
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4.3/5Excellent! (59 reviews)

"Fantastic stay! I see why its got such a high rating"…"

Reviewed on 24 Mar. 2019

Cardrona Alpine Apartments
Benbrae - Cardrona Valley Resort
4.5 out of 5
2326 Cardrona Valley Road, Cardrona
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4.6/5Exceptional! (86 reviews)
Great stay in Cardrona

"Had a wonderful stay at Benbrae, the room was great, very clean, comfortable bed with everything we could have needed. Spacious and well laid out. Was quiet and peaceful, loved the pool and hot pool, was a very comfortable stay and we would love to come back!"…"

Reviewed on 1 Mar. 2017

Benbrae - Cardrona Valley Resort
Cardrona Valley Lodge
4 out of 5
2206 Cardrona Valley Road, Cardrona
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4.4/5Wonderful! (9 reviews)
Loved it!

"We stayed while on our honeymoon. The lodge is less than 1km from the base on Cardrona ski fields which was very convenient as we spent most days snow boarding. Angelo was a fantastic host and he is an amazing chef! We would definitely stay again."…"

Reviewed on 16 Jul. 2018

Cardrona Valley Lodge
The Resort @ Cardrona Villa 35
2326 Cardrona Valley Road, Cardrona Valley, Cardrona, Otago
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Relaxing break

"Provided exactly what we were after - a relaxing family break."…"

Reviewed on 2 Feb. 2020

The Resort @ Cardrona Villa 35
Cardrona Townhouse
Unit 4, 2352 Cardrona Valley Road, Cardrona, Otago
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4.9/5Exceptional! (14 reviews)
Warm and cozy

"Well cared for, warm inviting place"…"

Reviewed on 31 Mar. 2020

Cardrona Townhouse
Cardrona Studio Retreat
2326 Cardrona Valley Road, Cardrona, Otago
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Wedding Guest Accommodation

"We were delighted to be attending a wedding at the Cadrona Hotel and finding a comfortable studio within walking distance of the Hotel was great. The studio had everything we needed and was clean, warm and had a view of the hills."…"

Reviewed on 27 Mar. 2020

Cardrona Studio Retreat
Cardrona Mountain House
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4.5/5Wonderful! (38 reviews)

"Facilities: Shabby, Run-down; Value: Expensive for what u get; Cleanliness: Filthy, Smelly, Grubby; Extremely disappointed all round. Difference between retro and filty. Was given excuse of temporary cleaner but other reviews suggest this is the norm"…"

Reviewed on 11 Jan. 2015

Cardrona Mountain House
The Resort @ Cardrona Villa 12
2326 Cardrona Valley Road, Cardrona, Otago
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Great spot not far from Cardrona road turnoff, very good facilities.

"Some small issues were resolved quite quickly by the property manager which was great to see."…"

Reviewed on 14 Aug. 2019

The Resort @ Cardrona Villa 12
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Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Cardrona?
Based on our traveller data, Cardrona Hotel is one of the top choices for your stay. This 3-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Other good choices for your visit include Waiorau Homestead and Cardrona Valley Lodge.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Cardrona, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel bookings are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your arrival date. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might still have the option to cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to view the top deals on offer in Cardrona.
What's the best accommodation option for families in Cardrona?
Cardrona Alpine Apartments is a top 4-star aparthotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and in-room kitchens. Other good choices for your stay with the children include Cardrona Hotel and Waiorau Homestead. Also, children of all ages will enjoy a visit to Cardrona Adventure Park.
What's the best accommodation for a couple visiting Cardrona?
Cardrona Captain’s Lodge is a favourite 4-star lodge for couples, and features free WiFi and free parking.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Cardrona?
Cardrona Captain’s Lodge is a top dog-friendly lodge and offers in-room kitchens for its human guests.
What's the best luxury place to stay in Cardrona?
Benbrae - Cardrona Valley Resort is a 4.5-star apartment with a restaurant and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. Another upscale option for your holiday is Waiorau Homestead.
What's the best accommodation in Cardrona to learn about local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Cardrona Hotel is a top 3-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and features a restaurant and free WiFi.
What's the best accommodation option for a trip to the slopes in Cardrona?
Based on our travel data, Cardrona Cottage is a top 3.5-star cottage for a winter holiday, and features a ski shuttle and in-room kitchens. Other good options for your stay near the slopes include Waiorau Homestead and Cardrona Hotel. Spend your days on the slopes by visiting Cardrona Alpine Resort, Snow Farm New Zealand or Snow Park.
How is it to stay in Cardrona?
Visitors to Cardrona will definitely enjoy the bars and restaurants. Tourists can also enjoy the city’s ski areas and gardens. Cardrona Alpine Resort, Gibbston Valley Winery and Coronet Peak Ski Area are some of the top sights around the area. In Cardrona, there are 21 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What should I do while I'm visiting Cardrona?
Favourite places to visit in the city include Cardrona Alpine Resort, Cardrona Adventure Park and Snow Farm New Zealand. In the area, you’ll also find Gibbston Valley Winery and Coronet Peak Ski Area.
What's the weather like in Cardrona?
The hottest months are usually January and February, with an average temperature of 21°C, while the coldest months are July and June, with an average of 2°C. Average annual rainfall for Cardrona is 997 mm.

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