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Paradiso Cinema

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Address: Brownston Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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+64 3-443 1505
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:30

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If Carlsberg did cinemas.

What do you do if you only have one night in Wanaka. You go and see a movie in this magnificent cinema. Opened over 20 years ago by a Travelling Scot. The building just suggests... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What do you do if you only have one night in Wanaka. You go and see a movie in this magnificent cinema. Opened over 20 years ago by a Travelling Scot. The building just suggests comfort and style. From the Morris cars to the fresh baked cookies and decent coffee during the intermission to the decent choice of movies. (Guardians... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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9 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quirky movie theatre with a variety of seating available. Nice to have intermission & have excellent choice of icecreams & freshly baked cookies available.

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Wanaka, New Zealand
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took our grandsons here for a movie during the school holidays. The seats are made up of old couches, old cinema chairs, Airline seats and even an old car. You can order food for interval...(Yes they have Interval!) and go out and collect during the break. They are well know for their home made cookies that are still warm out... More 

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Meise, Belgium
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there in March 2017 and went to see the movie 'Lion'; amazing experience in this very cosy theatre. And if you there, make sure to order some of the best cookies in the world!!!

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Mordialloc
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26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We adored this quirky theatre. So ideal for families.... free water in glasses, delicious popcorn and ice cream, a half time!... and the most delicious cookies fresh from the oven available at half time. Best of all was the sofa's. Snuggling up with our family on a sofa - especially in those scary moments made for a great family experience.... More 

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Seattle, WA
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360 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wanna watch a movie in a dentist's chair or a Morris Minor? This is the place. Plus the cafe has OK pizza edible in the theater. Recent movies in tap and warm giant cookies at intermission. Better than bars!

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Toowoomba, Australia
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Quirky and cosy and good bar and meals. Comfy range of seating and good size screen with great sound. We had intermission and bought hot cookies.

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Chichester
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

We watched train spotting 2. Really enjoyed the film and the cinema was cute. We had loads of leg room and my son is 6ft 4in...

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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

It feels more like doing a movie night with your 80 friends rather than a movie theathre. There's couches as well as normal theathre seats, and also a car where you can sit and watch the movie. The freshly made cookies were delicious!

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Falkirk District, United Kingdom
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355 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Read about the cinema before arriving so booked on arrival in Wanaka, glad we did as showing sold out by evening. There are two small cinemas with unique seating that includes an old car, seats from old airline business class, sofas and a dentist chair. The film will stop abruptly about half way through for the interval when warm home... More 

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