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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Benbrae was well below expectations, for $200 for 1 night we were expecting a lot more. When we arrived we were advised the Jacuzzi wasn't working but "who would want to use it in this weather anyway" It was actually raining and quite cool at that stage so ideal conditions for it. Also told bar and pizza restaurant closed, no...

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Scotland
Reviewed 18 February 2016

There are 2 ways to look at this - you can either see it as a positive being half way between 2 resorts or a negative being pretty much in the middle of nowhere! We booked because we left it too late and it was all we could find, we would rather have stayed in Wanaka but nothing was available....

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 February 2016

We had booked two nights stay at Benbrae resort, on the way there i discovered id accidently booked for the week before. So we tried our best to ring in advance no answer the whole days travel there. So we decided to show up anyway. The girl who served was lovely and managed to get us a room for two...

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Thank Sushi28
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a studio unit at Benbrae. It was compact and had all the amenities we needed. It's about a 30-40 min drive to Queenstown and 20 min drive to Wanaka. Pros-Nice contemporary fit out, parking outside the room and had outdoor storage. Downsides were pans were a bit worn and warped, there was a bit of rubbish left...

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Thank TwlFaS
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Great room ,everything we expected and more :) huge comfortable bed, lots of towels . .Kitchen had everything :) only down side was the fridge was humming all night !!!! friendly staff and very accommodating. Hot pool was lovely:) shame the lap pool wasn't heated:(

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Thank TessNWill2011
Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Attended a wedding in Cardrona and needed one nights accommodation. This place suited us so well, a quick walk to the Old Cardrona Hotel where the wedding took place. The studio unit was really well set out good kitchen, dishwasher, clothes dryer all in place. Don't forget to take food to cook as no shops until you get to Wanaka...

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Thank 666Peg
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Family trip. We had a privately owned 2 bed unit. Everything was good. Pool was a bit with the kids. Not to busy and quiet. Right next to the iconic Cardrona Hotel. Worst would be atone time to stay with the Cardrona ski field around the corner. The shop was pretty limited but the town is only 15m away. Well...

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Thank Heftybag
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Really recommend staying. Leanne and staff were friendly and helpfull for the 2 days we were there. Great location between Wanaka and Queenstown. Pool/sauna/restaraunt/bar all well designed. And the Cardrona Hotel 50 metres down the road you're pretty much sorted.

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Thank Craig17121
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 October 2015

We have book the 2 bedrooms for me and friend. we both have 2 yr old kid that still sleeping with me and I don't want to book 3 bedrooms for the reason that we are not going to use the spare bedroom anyway. The Lady (could be the owner) at the front desk was very very very rude when...

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Thank JaTuCiNTa
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 24 September 2015

We were looking forward to our stay here for 5 nights as it is a fairly new resort and we were going skiing again for the 1st time in 30 years. The location for skiing at Cardrona is fantastic and the close proximity to the Cardrona Hotel for evening meals is ideal. Not too far to Wanaka or Arrowtown for...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Benbrae Resort is centrally located between Wanaka and Queenstown. Benbrae is the ideal location to experience the many outdoor adventures with tramping, fishing, wineries, international ski fields, mountain bike trails, with a great choice of international golf courses in the region and so much more. As a high-quality regional themed resort, Benbrae will attract guests based on outstanding service, a sense of fun and adventure complemented by stylish and contemporary accommodation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Benbrae - Cardrona Valley Resort

Address: 2326 Cardrona Valley Road | Cardrona, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range: $151 - $423 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Benbrae - Cardrona Valley Resort 4.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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“We stayed in the upstairs villa that had great views and was quite.”
 of 5 bubbles 266jang, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Certainly not on the ground floor as you here all the slightest noise from the rooms above.”
 of 5 bubbles tommy1928, 27 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Ask for upstairs room”
 of 5 bubbles 426gregw, 22 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Studio rooms not well designed for long term stays ie : for skiing holiday”
 of 5 bubbles jenfrankmiller, 23 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Studios numbers 30 -34 have good views of the mountains and not many cars passing to the higher level.”
 of 5 bubbles hazelm959, 25 Feb 2015 | Read review
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