Overview of Cardrona Hotel

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4.6/5 Wonderful
268 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.


  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available


Explore the area

Popular LocationCardrona Adventure Park6 min drive
Popular LocationWhitestar Express Quad Chair27 min drive
Popular LocationCaptains28 min drive
AirportQueenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.)36 min drive

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  • Standard Room (Twin Single Room)

    Room amenities

    • 25 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Standard Room (Queen Room)

    Room amenities

    • 25 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Twin Queen Room

    Room amenities

    • 25 sq m
    • Sleeps 5
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  • Family Room

    Room amenities

    • 30 sq m
    • Sleeps 5
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  • Cosy Queen Room

    Room amenities

    • 25 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Premium Room, 1 King Bed

    Room amenities

    • 16 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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About this area


Located in Cardrona, Cardrona Hotel is in a rural location. Snow Farm New Zealand and Cardrona Alpine Resort are worth visiting if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore That Wanaka Tree and Mount Iron Lookout. Cardrona Adventure Park and AJ Hackett Bungy Jumping are also worth visiting. Make sure you don't miss outdoor adventures like mountain biking, hiking/biking trails and horse riding.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Snow Farm New Zealand - 4 min drive
  • Cardrona Adventure Park - 6 min drive
  • Whitestar Express Quad Chair - 27 min drive
  • Captains - 28 min drive
  • Cardrona Alpine Resort - 30 min drive

Getting around

  • Queenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.) - 36 min drive


  • Cardrona Hotel — 1 min walk

About this property

Cardrona Hotel

3-star hotel with restaurant and bar/lounge
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a spa tub, laundry facilities and a garden are on-site. All 16 rooms provide complimentary wireless Internet access, coffee/tea makers and free tea bags/instant coffee. Guests will also find hairdryers and showers.
Cardrona Hotel offers 16 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Free self parking

Food and drink

Local cuisine breakfast available for a fee daily: NZD 5-25 for adults and NZD 5-8 for children
1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
1 bar

Things to do

Art gallery
Hot tub

Family friendly

Laundry facilities


No lifts

Guest services

Daily housekeeping
Laundry facilities

Languages spoken





If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Upper floors accessible by stairs only


Smoke-free property

Room amenities





Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Electric kettle
Free tea bags/instant coffee


Connecting rooms available



Check-in between 3:00 PM and 8:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property for check-in information


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 35.0 per day.

Payment types

American Express

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 5 and NZD 25 for adults, and NZD 5 and NZD 8 for children (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 35.0 per day
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Cardrona Hotel
Macdonald Cardrona Resort Country
Macdonald Cardrona Hotel Country
Macdonald Cardrona Hotel, Golf Hotel Cardrona
Macdonald Cardrona Hotel, Golf And Spa
Macdonald Cardrona Hotel, Golf & Spa Scotland

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Cardrona Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Cardrona Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Cardrona Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Cardrona Hotel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Cardrona Hotel?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at this hotel?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is Cardrona Hotel located?
Situated in a rural location, this hotel is 3 mi (4.9 km) from Snow Farm New Zealand and 9.2 mi (14.7 km) from Cardrona Alpine Resort. That Wanaka Tree and Mount Iron Lookout are also within 20 mi (32 km).

Guest reviews

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Beautiful property, great food, comfortable accommodation can recommend

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Epic Spot

Fantastic stay. Food and bar was awesome. Could have put on the fire but was told there was a fire ban???

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Unique and with beautiful surroundings. Full of charm.

Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020