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Waiorau Homestead

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09/04/2017 10/04/2017
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 February 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights. This is the first time we have stayed in a B&B so were not really sure what to expect. We were met and made very welcome by Blyth.The room was 5 star. In fact the whole house was. Straight away we felt comfortable. The breakfasts are not something you will forget in a hurry....

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Hi Sue, thank you very much for taking the time to post this review - we very much enjoyed having you to stay and a pity you missed Ann. I hope you are B&B converts now! Kind regards, Blyth & Ann

United States
Reviewed 31 January 2015

My husband is staying at Waiorau after a very long and arduous journey from the States to the New Zealand. The staff has been incredible and have met his every need, even picking him up from Wanaka when his bus accidentally passed by Waiorau. They have quickly responded to each of my emails and have proven how much they really...

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Hi Jenevieve, thank you so much for your very prompt and lovely review. Yes, we understand there were some issues with the journey over but we were very happy to take care of your husband once he arrived and we look forward to meeting you both next time - our kindest regards, Ann & Blyth.

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 31 January 2015

We stayed at the Waiorau Homestead for a week during summer and were totally impressed with it in every way possible. The accommodation is set in the most picturesque and tranquil valley, with a breathtaking view of the mountains and pristine lawns and outdoor areas to relax in. The decor of the home is first class, rooms are spacious and...

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Hi Karen & family, it was our absolute pleasure to have you to stay and of course we enjoyed the birthday dinner very much and think our birthday girl thought the same! We hope the rest of your trip went well and we definitely look forward to having you all to stay again. Kind regards, Ann & Blyth

Reviewed 24 January 2015

This was my second trip to Wairorau and I would crown it my favourite place in the south of the South Island. It's in a drop dead gorgeous location looking out on the Cardrona Valley and mountains. We stayed in the Harakeki Room, which was beautifully appointed, with doors opening out on to the verandah and onto the lawn. Pool,...

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Hi Angela, Thank you so much for taking the time to do this lovely review and we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us so much. Please come back for a 3rd visit! Hope you have a great 2015. Kindest regards, Ann & Blyth

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 22 January 2015

Our two days at Waiorau Homestead were an absolute treat - rooms, scenery, food and hospitality were beyond our expectation. It was a wonderful stopover on our travels from Christchurch to Queenstown. Cute and friendly beagles were an added bonus.

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Hi Mark & Chris, wonderful to have you both stay and I hope the golf went well and you enjoyed the rest of you holiday. Thank you for your kind review and we enjoyed having you here very much and look forward to meeting you again some time in the future. Have a good year. Kind regards, Ann & Blyth

Laguna Beach, California
Reviewed 18 January 2015

Details and more details. A wedding here will leave family and friends with life long memories.What an exceptional weekend. From the setting to the service. I couldn't imagine a better location for a country wedding. It was a real pleasure to meet Blythe and Ann our hosts who really define hospitality. Thank you Waiorau Homestead for the most amazing few...

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Hi Craig - it was wonderful to meet you and extended family and thank you for taking the time to post this complimentary review. It was our pleasure to host you all and we are delighted you all had such a great time in the Cardrona Valley. Have a great 2015. Kind regards, Ann & Blyth

Reviewed 18 January 2015

We had the misfortune of a lost bag on the flight from Christchurch. I don't think we could have stayed with hosts who could have made the situation more comfortable. We arrived late after dealing with air New Zealand and asked if there was a store we could pick up some snacks. Ann promptly had a plate of cheese, pate,...

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Hi Guys Thank you so much for your very kind review and of course it was no trouble to look after some slightly stressed travelers without luggage but I think it was found eventually? We were pleased you enjoyed your time with us and had a chance to have a little relax. All the best and please do stay again...

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 January 2015

We visited & stayed at this amazing property as part of a Wedding party (with kids in tow) and we are definitely coming back. Nestled in the heart of the Cardrona Valley. For us being away from the chaos of central Wanaka & Queenstown (as it was during peak season) Blyth & Ann's property provided an absolute oasis of comfort,...

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Hi guys, thank you so much for taking the time to post this review - the wedding was amazing, everyone seemed to enjoy themselves and your little ones were so well behaved. We are pleased you enjoyed the Waiorau experience. Kindest regards, Ann & Blyth

Reviewed 3 January 2015 via mobile

The most amazing place, accommodations and atmosphere. Perfect setting for a wedding or special occasion. Ann and Blythe... Cheers to you. The most amazing place, accommodations and atmosphere. Perfect setting for a wedding or special occasion. Ann and Blythe... Cheers to you.

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Dear John & Lisa, it was so lovely to meet you both along with extended family. We had an amazing time with you all. Yes, we do have an ideal location for weddings and this particular wedding was 'one out of the bag'! Would love to see you in these parts again and we may well see you in the...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 January 2015

The Waiorau Homestead was one of our favorite places during our honeymoon in New Zealand. The B&B is lovely and incredibly comfortable. After settling in, we were greeted with a delicious cheese plate and wine in the beautiful living room. We opted for dinner in house and it did not disappoint. Blyth is an amazing chef! He accommodated the fact...

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Hi Dukie - thank you so much for taking the time to post this review. We are so glad you enjoyed part of you honeymoon here and we ere able to relax. Of course we would dove to have you come and stay longer next time. Best wishes and hope all is great for you in 2015. Kind regards, Ann...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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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: ₹ 12,109 - ₹ 16,363 (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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