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Waiorau Homestead, Cardrona

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2127B Cardrona Valley RdWanaka, CardronaCentral OtagoNew Zealand
Winter wonderland with an outdoor pool
  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
  • Great stay with superb host and hostess. The meal we had was a true gourmet feast,Mar 27, 2017
  • fantastic accommodation. Ann and Blyth were so accommodating and made me and my daughter…Sep 30, 2017
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Waiorau Homestead, Cardrona

from $176
  • Standard Room, Non Smoking, Balcony (Kahurangi Room - Queen)
  • Standard Room, Non Smoking, Balcony (Harakeke - King & Single)
  • Standard Room, Non Smoking, Balcony (Hukapapa Room - Queen)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 3 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 1 floor


  • Check-in time 3:30 PM-8 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation.
Airport shuttle service is available on request during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Up to 2 children (5 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available on request) *


  • Free self parking


  • Area shuttle within 30 km *

  • Ski shuttle *
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast daily
  • Free reception
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Ski shuttle (surcharge)
  • Ski storage
  • Spa tub
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1928
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Washer/dryer
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate living room
  • Separate sitting area
  • Furnished balcony or patio
Freshen up
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Premium TV channels
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Free long-distance calls
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


On Site

  • Spa tub


  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Ski lessons available nearby
  • Ski equipment rental shops nearby
  • Cross-country skiing nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Snowmobiling nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Waiorau Homestead, Cardrona’s small print

Also known as

  • Waiorau
  • Waiorau Homestead
  • Waiorau Homestead B&B Wanaka
  • Waiorau Homestead Wanaka
  • Waiorau Homestead B&B Cardrona
  • Waiorau Homestead Cardrona


For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for NZD 50 per night

Cribs/Infant beds are available for NZD $20 per night

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of NZD 35 per person (one way)

Airport shuttle for children between the ages of 5 and 12 costs NZD 20.00 (one-way)

Area shuttle and ski shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Waiorau Homestead, Cardrona


  • Cardrona Adventure Park (8-minute walk)
  • Snow Farm New Zealand (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Snow Park (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Cardrona Alpine Resort (7.9 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Basecamp Wanaka Climbing Centre (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Arrowtown Golf Course (18.8 mi / 30.3 km)
  • AJ Hackett Bungy Jumping (20 mi / 32.2 km)
  • Kawarau Suspension Bridge (20 mi / 32.2 km)

Getting around

  • Wanaka (WKA) 23-min drive
  • Queenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.) 44-min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Ski shuttle (surcharge)

Waiorau Homestead, Cardrona

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