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Paradiso Cinema

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

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Quirky cinema. Book a ticket and get there early to get a good seat / sofa. Great cookies available in the intermission. A must to do whilst in Wanaka.

Reviewed 21 February 2017
Mark D
San francisco
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San francisco
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Quirky cinema. Book a ticket and get there early to get a good seat / sofa. Great cookies available in the intermission. A must to do whilst in Wanaka.

Thank Mark D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

I loved it! I went to see the Lion (also pretty good movie) and to have an other cinema experience ($15). It's fun what they did with the seating. Yes there is an old fashion intermezzo in between but totally worth it. The home made triple chocolate cookie is to die for. And to have an overkill off chocolate try... More 

Thank soraia a
Tel Aviv
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328 reviews
137 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Went after many recommendations and enjoyed a good movie (see lion if you get a chance). Booked our seats in advance (do the same by phone and pay on the spot to be sure you have a seat) and got there to see a quaint little cinema with regular spacious seats, sofas and even a beetle you can sit in.... More 

Thank uri_fi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

So good to go to a movie theatre where people can walk past with out having to stand up and sitting through a whole movie without a saw bum and drinks in the theatre. How it should be watching a movie

Thank Bill B
Broxbourne, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We had a pleasant evening here. So different. You can have a meal beforehand or take something in with you. Comfy chairs, settles or even sit in a car. Very friendly staff who explained there would be an interval and freshly baked cookies or homemade ice cream would be available. Certainly recommend the cookies. Lovely atmosphere - like being at... More 

Thank Terrie15
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24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Small theatre which got very hot and stuffy until they put the aircon on at half time. We had an iced chocolate before movie. It was overpriced and tasteless but worst of all it was only in a small glass. Rip off. Theatre has old comfy couches to sit in and a couple of old card to sit in to... More 

Thank DJW20
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160 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Charming little place, feels like a living room. How can you not like this place ! Do make a reservation, place sells out for new movies very quickly !

Thank zebra48
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Not particularly the movie of choice but the cinema was quality. A step back in time even saw an intermission at half way through the movie. Service was friendly and prices were fair.

Thank Dave B
Munich, Germany
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Highlights: Freshly baked cookies Serving lots of food Homemade ice cream The intermission: time to fill up your drink, get a cookie fresh from the oven, talk about the first half of the movie, visit the loo... Order food for intermission (e.g. gluten free cookie, pizza, sandwiches, nachos....) Eat your food during the movie and on real plates, plastic seems... More 

Thank joined2013
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Home made trailers advertising local businesses, big comfy couches to watch the movie in and super friendly staff I'm never going to a commercial cinema again.

Thank ems-sparkleheart

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