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Jurong, Singapore
Reviewed 4 February 2014

Thank you Ann and Blyth so much for the beautiful stay, at your cozy home. We really feel so relax and warmth. I’ve shared with my frenz about the wonderful stay at your nice home. Sure I’ll hope, I can come back again with more frenz to stay. I miss your cat too~ The beds we snuggle in every night,...

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Dear Paulyn & Jamie, thank you for taking the time to write this review. We had the funniest time during your visit to us and we hope you enjoyed all your new adventures in New Zealand. We look forward to seeing you in Wanaka again one day. Kind regards, Ann & Blyth

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 20 January 2014

This place was totally awesome - over and above what we ever expected. Stunning views and fabulously designed accommodation. Ann and Blyth were the perfect hosts and made us feel so welcome and at home. We could not have chosen a better B&B in NZ and I can see why this place is voted No.1 in Cardrona out of 52...

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Hi Becky & Matt, Thank you so much for your kind comments and we enjoyed your company very much as well. You might be interested to know we were awarded a 'People's Choice Award' from Trip Advisor yesterday, so that is great. We look forward to your return - for some skiing perhaps next time? Hope the shift goes well....

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 27 December 2013

We had booked this trip for our delayed honeymoon and we are so glad we did. It was worth the wait! Ann & Blythe has been nothing but lovely hosts who took care of our every needs. It's like having family around who are willing to help in anyway they can. Ann has shown her artistic side in designing and...

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Dear guests, thank you for you kind review, we are pleased you enjoyed your delayed honeymoon with us and we very much look forward to seeing you again when you return to New Zealand. Kind regards. Ann & Blyth

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 25 December 2013

Ann & Blythe are amazing hosts, take care of the visitors so well and ready to help with everything. Just that you'll have the perfect stay. The place itself is so beautifully decorated with such a good taste. Ann & Blythe think about all the little details. Breakfast was very rich, everything served so beautifully. I was there on Xmas...

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Dear Israeli guest, thank you for coming and staying with us over the Christmas period and to share that lovely time with us. It was absolutely wonderful to meet you and our other guests very much enjoyed your company as well. I hope your travels are going well and please come back and stay with us again sometime in the...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 25 November 2013

Waiorau Homestead is simply wonderful! Ann and Blythe Are are warm, friendly and excellent hosts and make you feel like part of the family in their beautiful B&B. Perfectly located between Queenstown and Wanka, the daily room service, dedicated guest living room and extensive DVD collection, wine and fresh flowers, tea and coffee supplies throughout the day, comfy bed, and...

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Hi Natasha, thank you for being wonderful guests and such a prompt and lovely review - thank you for that also. We look forward to seeing you here on your next trip ( maybe on a very special occassion!) and in the meantime, have a great trip to the U.K. for Xmas. Kindest regards, Ann & Blyth

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 7 November 2013

After a long day of climbing glaciers, alpine meadows, spectacular waterfalls and hiking this traveler was exhausted. When we reached Wanaka after driving almost eight hours including stops, The Walorau Homestead felt like a little slice in heaven. The facility was magnificent; the host was lovely and I couldn't have asked for more!! I highlyecommend this place.

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Dear guest - we are grateful that you too found our homestead and property a haven - all our guests certainly tell us how restful it is. Thank you for your kind review and we hope to be able to host you again sometime in the future. Kind regards Ann & Blyth.

Reviewed 3 November 2013

Stayed in October, just at the end of Ski season. My pal told us to make room for this place on our South Island trip. Glad we listened. She should've told us to stay for longer. Had trouble finding it after a mammoth drive but Blythe came out to show us the way. Great decor, pretty much just what we...

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Hi guys, You have a great mate there and thank him very much for referring you to us and also thank you for your review of Waiorau Homestead - it is much appreciated. We would love to see you here again in the future and look forward to enjoying your company then. In the meantime, kind regards, Ann & Blyth.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 15 October 2013

We stayed here in July of 2011 and I thought I submitted a review back then but I can't find it so I am writing another one because we loved this place so much and reminisce about it often. We stayed there with our 15 month old daughter. Ann and Blythe were exceptional hosts and made us feel so welcome....

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Hi valued guests - lovely to hear from you and thank you very much for your kind review. Of course we loved having you here to stay and please do come back for longer on your next visit. All the best to my next favourite city in the world! Kind regards, Ann & Blyth.

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 October 2013

For anybody who's going up to NZ for a ski holiday, Waiorau Homestead is a great place to stay! It's right at the base of the Cardrona Ski Field, and in the middle of the road between The Remarkables and Treble Cone. It's super cozy and the crackling fireplace with the great selection of chillout lounge CDs and carpeted floors...

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Hi Sam, lovely to have you come and stay with us - we enjoyed your company as well as that of the extended family as well. We hope you all enjoyed this trip to NZ and we would very much enjoy seeing you on your next visit down here as well. And nice photos of the animals by the way!...

Springwood, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 17 September 2013

We had the most amazing time at Waiorau Homestead!! Ann and Blythe were fantastic hosts, they put on the BEST breakfast spread (which was included in the accommodation price) and the food was fit for a king!!! Blythe is a chef and his cooking is absolutely AMAZING - the 3 course dinner meal was sensational. We loved the décor, the...

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WaiorauHosts, Owner at Waiorau Homestead, responded to this review

Dear Helene & Ben, It was such a pleasure to have you stay with us and I hope all was well when you got home to pick up the children. Thank you very much also for your thoughtful review and we will be looking forward to your next visit. Take care & kindest regards, Ann & Blyth.

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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: ₹ 11,812 - ₹ 16,156 (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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