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Cardrona Hotel

At a Glance

    Pros

  • stay in a genuinely historic property

    Cons

  • historic properties mean squeaky floorboards and hinges

Cardrona Hotel Review

This classic old country hotel and pub, 20 minutes from Wanaka on the Crown Range Road, is the Cardrona après-ski spot for mulled wine in front of the outdoor fireplace. The recipe for their famous mulled wine is a secret, but the ingredients that make this place so special are evident. Another fireplace roars inside the spacious bar and restaurant. In the summertime, the outdoor beer garden is a great place to relax after a day spent in Wanaka. The hotel was pictured in a well-known Speight's ad depicting hundreds of sheep "parked" outside the pub.

    Hotel Details

  • 16 rooms.
  • Rate includes breakfast.
  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 02-24-2014

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