|Past the tussock downs of the Mackenzie Country and deep into the towering mountainous terrain of the Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, the Hermitage lies in a World Heritage wilderness playground. Surrounded by the silent splendour of the Southern Alps, The Hermitage is within arms reach of the majestic Aoraki Mount Cook, New Zealand's highest peak. Ice, snow, hidden valleys, lakes and glaciers offer golden opportunities for discovery, relaxation and adventure from the ground or from the air.
ACCOMMODATION: The Hermitage alpine resort is made up of the main Hermitage Hotel plus the Hermitage Motels and Chalets, offering altogether 272 guest rooms.The Hermitage has now been an icon of superior accommodation and dining for over a century. This continues today with a high quality range of facilities available for all occasions. Whether you are planning a honeymoon, a family holiday, a corporate event or a wedding, the Hermitage can offer you something special. In addition to independent travellers we welcome large and small groups, public events and private parties. Our team of professionals is experienced at catering for a variety of events, and can offer tailor-made packages that will make your time here a truly unique experience.
RESTAURANT & BAR: The Alpine Restaurant offers sumptuous buffets, accompanied with spectacular views of Aoraki Mount Cook from every seat. The award winning Panorama Restaurant offers a quality dining experience accompanied by stunning views of Aoraki Mount Cook .Since first opening its doors in 1969, The Panorama Restaurant has gained a reputation as being amongst the best restaurants in New Zealand. This reputation is reflected in the numerous awards the restaurant has received over the years. A simple philosophy of using just the freshest, local ingredients is still the secret to success today. The perfect location for a pre-dinner drink, the Snowline Bar offers spectacular views of Aoraki Mount Cook. Take the opportunity to relax and unwind after an adventurous day in the park. Curl up by the open log-fire, or sit back and take in the majestic view of the Southern Alps. The Snowline Bar serves all your favourite cocktails, as well as some that you won't find anywhere else. The bar also has an extensive selection of wines and beers from New Zealand and around the world. Located upstairs in the Hermitage building, the Coffee Shop is the ideal place to enjoy your favourite coffee. All year round The Hermitage Coffee Shop serves light snacks, sandwiches, cakes, hot & cold drinks, and boasts an outdoor seating area with one the best views in the world! During the summer months The Coffee Shop is open from 7.30 am daily for continental breakfast.The Grocery Store located within the Coffee Shop sells basic necessities including personal items, bread, milk, fresh fruit and vegetables, frozen, dried and canned foods. Eight coin-operated high-speed Internet Terminals are also available for easy internet access.
HOTEL FACILITIES & SERVICES: The Hermitage has a range of venues suitable for conferences and private parties and can provide access to audiovisual and presentation equipment. We can cater for small boardroom style meetings to large 200 seat conferences.