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Waiorau Homestead

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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.
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Pool
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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From the moment we arrived and were warmly welcomed by Blyth and Coco (the sweet chocolate lab), I knew we were going to love the Waiorau Homestead. We were a little homesick for our own dogs, so we just fell in love with Coco! Our room was clean, homey, and extremely
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Response from WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear guests, Thank you for your wonderful review and apologies for the slightly late response as we have family here for Christmas. We are so glad you enjoyed your time here and happy we could share Coco with you too! We hope you have a great 2019 and would love to see you back here sometime in the future. All the best, Ann & Blyth
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Ann and Blyth are great hosts and are rightfully proud of their slice of paradise. Our room was well appointed, clean and comfortable. The food, prepared and served by Blyth is first class, fine dining without the boring bits and I would say Michelin standard. If your staying
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Response from WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi Keith Happy New Year! Thank you very much for taking the time to do this review for us - it is appreciated and Blyth certainly also appreciates the feedback on your dining experience here. It would be great to see you back here sometime the future and in the meantime have a great 2019. A & B
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the service was wonderful. It's such a homey place and Ann and Blythe are so accommodating. They helped us plan things to do in the area. The food however, was even better. My family had dinner there both nights, and it was the best two meals I've ever had. Dinner costs extra
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Response from WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead
Responded 4 Dec 2018
Hi Hodelly, thank you very much for taking the time to do this review for us and so pleased you and family enjoyed your time with us. Good work with all that horse riding by the way! And all the best for the rest of your trip. Have a happy Christmas. A & B
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I spent a wonderful three nights in Cadrona at Ann, Byron, and Cocoa the lab's welcoming retreat. A beautiful space off the beaten path with 360 views! Abundant breakfast served at your request (Bryon gets kudos for one early wake up call!). What a lovely first three nights in
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Response from WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead
Responded 3 Dec 2018
Hi Deb, thank you so much for taking the time to do this lovely review for us and so pleased you enjoyed some Waiorau hospitality. I hope the rest of the trip goes well and we look forward to welcoming you back some time in the future. All the best with next venture in NYC. A & B
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From the warm welcome greeting that included a refreshing glass of local wine to a tasty, hearty breakfast followed by tea and coffee on the patio with vistas of sheep pastures and mountains, we enjoyed every minute of our stay. The innkeepers — Blythe and Anne — went out of
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Response from WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead
Responded 3 Dec 2018
Hi Gary & Karen, Thank you very much for the kind review and yes it is great view from the front deck. We are so pleased you enjoyed your time here and love to see you back here again sometime in the future. In the meantime, all the best for the forthcoming Christmas season. A & B
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Yes, definitely. Not far at all.
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Is there a washer/dryer on the premises?
Yes there is but you best check directly if guests can use them
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"All rooms are similar & great!"
"All rooms are gorgeous!"
"We stayed in the room facing the back of the property and it was perfect"
"Each of the three rooms is different: book the front room for couples and the back room for a small family. The middle room is smaller."
"There are rooms without ensuites but with shared bathrooms instead, be sure to inquire"
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PRICE RANGE
US$179 - US$259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandOtago RegionWanaka
NUMBER OF ROOMS
3
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