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Cardrona Hotel

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Front of property
Outdoor spa tub
Living area
Twin Queen Room | Bed sheets
Twin Queen Room | Bed sheets

Overview of Cardrona Hotel

Cardrona Hotel

3-star property
3-star hotel with bar/lounge, near Cardrona Distillery

9.4/10 Exceptional

334 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking
  • Bar
  • Laundry facilities
Crown Range Road, RD1, Cardrona, 9382

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Wanaka (WKA) - 32 min drive
  • Queenstown (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.) - 36 min drive


  • Noodle Bar - 27 min drive
  • Cardrona Base Bar - 27 min drive

About this property

Cardrona Hotel

Cardrona Hotel is a great choice for a stay in Cardrona. For a bite to eat, guests can visit Cardrona Hotel, which serves local cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. A bar/lounge, a terrace and a garden are other highlights. Fellow travellers like the helpful staff and bar.


English, French

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 16 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until 9:00 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • There is no front desk at this property
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; your host will greet you
  • 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

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free on-site self-parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Local cuisine breakfast (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop

Travelling with children

  • Playground
  • Children's menu

What to do

  • Shopping
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Skiing lessons nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby


  • Laundry facilities


  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Art gallery on site


  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only


  • English
  • French

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Free tea bags/instant coffee


  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Cardrona Hotel – This restaurant specialises in local cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Breakfast costs between NZD 5 and NZD 25 for adults, and NZD 5 and NZD 8 for children (approximately)
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 2 per cent

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Contactless check-out is available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.


This property does not have lifts.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a smoke detector on site.

This property accepts credit cards and cash.

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
Cardrona Hotel Hotel
Cardrona Hotel Cardrona
Cardrona Hotel Hotel Cardrona

Frequently asked questions

Does Cardrona Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Cardrona Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Cardrona Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Cardrona Hotel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Cardrona Hotel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Cardrona Hotel?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
What is there to do at Cardrona Hotel and nearby?
During the winter, enjoy nearby recreation such as cross-country skiing and snowboarding, and return when the snow melts for hiking and horse riding. Cardrona Hotel also has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Cardrona Hotel?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Noodle Bar (9.1 mi) and Cardrona Base Bar (9.1 mi).
What's the area around Cardrona Hotel like?
Cardrona Hotel is located a short 1-minute walk from Crown Range.







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10/10 Exceptional

k, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

clinton, 1-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

This is a Great Place to stay
Been past here a number of times and this time we stayed. What a great place. Staff great. Food excellent. Rooms are really nice although a mini fridge is lacking :( We enjoyed our stay and highly recommend this place. Remember to eat in the bar. Great experience.
Stephen, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Like the hotel, up to date technology seamlessly blends in with history.
1-night family trip
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4/10 Fair

Lovely spot to stay. Upon arriving though we were informed that there was a party booked for that night [in the bar]. Unfortunately this meant a disruptive & noisey sleep.
Katy, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Awesome stay - great location, cool building, was interesting learning about the heritage. staff were lovely!
Alana, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Diana, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Shinto, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Exceptional service and friendliness. Great atmosphere.
Renee, 3-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Had an awesome few days, great service and excellent food. Definitely recommand
Lynette, 2-night trip
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