Cardrona Hotel

3.5 Star International Rating

Crown Range Road, Road 1, Wanaka NZ, Wanaka,


Nestled in the rolling hills of the Cardrona Valley, The Cardrona Hotel (Est. 1863) is one of New Zealand's oldest hotels. A comfortable 40 minute drive from Queenstown and only 20 minutes from Wanaka, this unique hotel offers both quality accommodation and traditional hospitality. With breathtaking scenery, this tranquil rural setting boasts a hotel steeped in history from the gold rush era. While dry tussock gently ripples in the breeze, relax in an air of timeless comfort and understated style while recapturing yesteryear. All rooms are decorated with taste and style to reflect the charm of yesteryear. Rooms include ensuite bathrooms with showers, and one room has a bath. Quality bedding complements the cosy and warm atmosphere. All rooms have heating, Sky TV, telephone and tea and coffee facilities. Our 16 Room Complex is made up of the following room types  9 x 1 Queen Bed rooms  2 x 2 Queen Bed rooms  3 x 1 Queen and 2 Single Bed rooms  2 x 2 Single Bed rooms

Room Descriptions

Queen/Twin Room BampB

1 Queen Bed. A rollaway or sofabed will not be classified as existing bedding unless otherwise stated. Maximum Guest Description 2. Rate includes a complimentary continental breakfast.

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Children and Extra Guests Details

Valid for 01APR08-31MAR10 Children 0-14 years are free of charge when sharing with adults and using existing bedding.

Car Parking Details

From Wanaka Drive through town, proceed along the lakefront (Ardmore St) and turn left into McDougall St, which eventually becomes Cardrona Valley Rd (also known as the Crown Range Road). An easy 20 minute drive will bring you right to the hotel. 36km or 20mins duration. From Queenstown Drive out of town, through Frankton, and head towards Cromwell. Shortly after the Arrowtown turn-off, the Crown Range Road turns off to the left. Go up the zig-zag road onto the Crown Terrace and over the summit (1200M). Descend into the Cardrona Valley to arrive at the hotel. 56km or 40mins duration.