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Buckinghamshire, England
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ann and Blyth what a combination, so welcoming and the food was delicious. Room very well appointed, pool very cold but great on a hot day, hot tub very hot, which was just fantastic after two weeks of walking everywhere. We stayed four nights but would have liked to have stayed longer. Blyth provided us with a delicious meal, I...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We loved every minute of our stay with Anne and Blythe Most beautiful house with comfy beds House right out of interior design magazine Blythe cooked as amazing dinner out of this world best beef I've ever had. He is a chef. Breakfast too didn't disappoint huge spread. Walks past farms, to cordona pub . Can't wait to come back...

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Dresden, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best accommodation we had during our 4 week trip in New Zealand. Very nice room - just like out of a home magazin. Extremly friendly welcome and a perfect breakfast in a very nice surrounding - what more to ask for ???

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Most wonderful stay at the beautiful home of Ann & Blyth. Great place, convenient, clean and tidy with amazing decor and supper hospitality. Certainly worth it and if you have the time, stay a couple of days to relax over there.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I had a wonderful stay at Ann and Blythe's Homestead during our honeymoon in December. The house is beautiful--we had a very clean and comfortable private bedroom and bathroom, and we felt right at home in their lovely living room overlooking the mountains. Blythe's breakfasts and dinners were delicious and extremely generous. He and Ann even checked...

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Hi honeymooners, thank you so much for taking the time to do this lovely review for us, it is much appreciated and we are pleased you enjoyed our hospitality at Waiorau Homestead. We hope the rest of your trip went well. kind regards, Ann

Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We shouldn't have been surprised, but were, that the Waiorau Homestead was 21 kms from Wanaka town centre, in Cardrona. Ann Lockhart had given us precise directions (needed if no GPS) and we found it by way of the iconic Cardrona Hotel, the Cardrona Distillery (with its hundreds of discarded brassieres adorning the fence - feminism rules in NZ!) and...

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Dear Skiclub, thank you very much for your extensive review, it is truly appreciated as it is feedback such as this which helps other future guests decide about staying with us. And of course so pleased you enjoyed your dinner and hospitality - we would love to see you here any time again. kind regards, Blyth & Ann

Sydney
Reviewed 24 November 2016

It was a truly wonderful experience for my partner Stella and I staying at Waiorau Homestead. The homestead is nestled in the beautiful Cardrona valley, the room was spacious and the bed was amazing. Blyth and Ann are fantastic hosts. We were provided with nibbles and a glass of wine upon arrival. The breakfast was cooked to order and was...

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Dear Gluca, thank you very much for taking the time to do this lovely review for us - it is very much appreciated. Of course we are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you at Waiorau sometime again in the future. Kind regards, A & B

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 November 2016

A beautiful and relaxing place to stay. Comfortable and wonderfully accommodating. I highly recommend to stay for a honeymoon or anniversary. Exquisite scenery with delightful and polite guests. Would go back tomorrow if we could.

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Dear guests - thank you for taking the time to do a review for us - it is much appreciated and of course we are pleased you enjoyed your time with us - come for the anniversary next time! Kind regards, Ann & Blyth

Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This was a bit of a staycation for us as we don't live too far away but had planned a surprise get away for a night to celebrate a birthday. Stunning property, truly lovely hosts and the most comfortable bed followed by delicious breakfast. What more could you ask for? The distillery (just a 15 minute walk - recommended as...

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Hi Tatty, thank you so much for you kind comments and for coming all the way over the hill to stay with us! Do come again - we very much enjoyed your company. Kind regards. Ann

Sydney
Reviewed 5 October 2016

In addition to the stunning view around this property , Ann & Blyth have done their best to make us feel comfortable like home . Neibouring Cardrona Hotel is historical place worth visiting . Highly recommended to people traveling to this area .

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Hi Jennifer , thank you for taking the time to do this review for us and please come back and stay longer next time. We enjoyed your company very much. Kind regards, Ann & Blyth

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Waiorau Luxury Homestead offers the ultimate in luxury Cardona Valley, Wanaka Accommodation – comfort, style and hospitality. Waiorau Homestead is within two minutes drive to the access roads of Cardrona, Snow Farm & Snow Park - from bed to first run - 20 minutes! With a large number of nearby attractions and activities, Waiorau Homestead is the perfect haven for unwinding at the end of the day. Nestled at the heart of Central Otago and ideally situated between Queenstown and Wanaka, there are a numerous outdoor activites, wineries and walks to be enjoyed. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waiorau Homestead

Address: 2127B Cardrona Valley Road | RD1, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range: £138 - £213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Waiorau Homestead 4.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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