We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Hermitage Hotel

89 Terrace Road, Mt. Cook Village, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7999 New Zealand
Traveller (1322)
Room & Suite (389)
Dining (74)
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget"}}
Dec. 23Dec. 24
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 6 partner sites to see rooms from US$291.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Mt. Cook Village hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "1267923e8a2c4b8195264197eff7c8eb", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":287850,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[34311401],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":23,"month":12,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":24,"month":12,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":291,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"1267923e8a2c4b8195264197eff7c8eb","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":291,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":291,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"The Hermitage Hotel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjEyNjc5MjNlOGEyYzRiODE5NTI2NDE5N2VmZjdjOGViIiwiQUlLIjoiZGFmYzNkOTViM2FhNDA1Mjg3ZDlhNDlmODI5ZDA2YzUifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "23/12/2018", "checkOut": "24/12/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$291", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"34311401":"Expedia"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget"}}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget"}}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget"}}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
From an intrepid journey through glacial valleys to a mouth-watering culinary dining adventure, the Hermitage Hotel is the perfect 'base camp' to discover your Peak Experience. Choose from premium hotel rooms, motel units or cozy chalets. Add world-class activities such as Glacier Explorers, Tasman Valley 4WD Tours, Big Sky Stargazing, Encounter Day Walks, scenic flights or the visual extravaganza of the Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre and you have a unique, year-round alpine adventure perfect for the family holiday or your next romantic getaway.
Read more
Property amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Public Wifi
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Show more
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
Refrigerator in room
Good to know
Park View
Great View
Full view
Getting there
Timaru Airport111 km
See all nearby hotels
Nearby restaurants
See all nearby restaurants
Nearby attractions
See all nearby attractions
Reviews (2,316)
Filter reviews
2,015 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews panorama restaurant premium room panorama room buffet dinner new zealand mount cook a la carte the main hotel aoraki wing top floor wakefield wing public areas sir edmund hillary glacier explorers hotel room amazing views gift shop
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 2,015 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Hermitage must have the most amazing setting in New Zealand, but possibly the worst service & value for money! Arrived & parked in the car park. Followed checking signs to the upstairs concierge desk, the concierge was chatting with a guest & totally ignored...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank phillipam2016
Response from Agathe-FrontOffice, Front Office Manager at The Hermitage HotelResponded 2 days ago

Kia Ora phillipam2016, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. While we are pleased to know you have enjoyed the cheerful celebration, we are also sorry that our facilities and service did not all live up to your expectations. Please...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Being able to stay in a magical place was a real treat. The views of Mt Cook were absolutely breathtaking. We were “upgraded” when we got there for our honeymoon but I didn’t see the difference. The room had a private balcony which was nice...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank EWils16
Response from Agathe-FrontOffice, Front Office Manager at The Hermitage HotelResponded 2 days ago

Greetings from Mount Cook Ewils16, Our team at the Hermitage Hotel thanks you for taking the time share your experience with us. We are sorry to hear of some areas of disappointment outlined above, please rest assured your comments have been relayed. It is feedback...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a room on the 9th floor, absolutely stunning view off the mountain range. Stayed for 2 nights, had food at the hotel's restaurant: despite large groups, we enjoyed the à la carte menus. Breakfast was also plentiful and very varied catering to all the...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank suesli
Response from Agathe-FrontOffice, Front Office Manager at The Hermitage HotelResponded 2 days ago

Dear suesli, A big thank you for taking the time to write about your recent stay with us. We are really glad to know you've enjoyed it and it was a pleasure to welcome you at the Hermitage Hotel. We hope to see you soon...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for one night at the Hermitage and fortunately had excellent weather while we were there. It was a particular pleasure to be able to view the different lighting of the mountains as evening came on. Our room was excellent and we had everything...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Rob P
Response from Agathe-FrontOffice, Front Office Manager at The Hermitage HotelResponded 2 days ago

Kia Ora Rob P, It is such a pleasure to read you loved our hotel rooms, restaurants as well as our staff services. Thank you for sharing your nice suggestions with the TripAdvisor community. We wish you to enjoy the rest of your Kiwi adventures....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here as part of a Kirra Tour for two nights. The hotel is Alpine Style and has recently been refurbished. We were very lucky to have a room overlooking the beautiful snow capped mountains. The scenery is absolutely stunning. The...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank KapoAdelaide
Response from Agathe-FrontOffice, Front Office Manager at The Hermitage HotelResponded 1 week ago

Kia Ora KapoAdelaide, Thank you for choosing to stay with us and sharing on TripAdvisor your Excellent review of the Hermitage Hotel. We would be delighted to have the chance to welcome you again soon in Mount Cook. Kind regards, Agathe Audrain, Front Office Manager

View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
September 9, 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from LeanneStG | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I understand from speaking to stuff there it would be done by that time.
June 12, 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from ColinAndChristina | Reviewed this property |
Definitely a question for the hotel to answer (but generally the larger hotels in NZ do have a Christmas-themed meal on Christmas Day
April 1, 2018|
AnswerShow all 10 answers
Response from AliciaW379 | Reviewed this property |
Room Tips
"Try to get a room with views of Mount Cook."
1 week ago
Read review
"Obviously a room with a view towards Mount Cook is well worth it."
3 weeks ago
Read review
"Book a room with a stated view of Aoraki otherwise it's not really worth the expense."
Nov. 6, 2018
Read review
"Mountain view room is worth the extra cost."
Nov. 6, 2018
Read review
Show More 
US$137 - US$426 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
hermitage hotel mt cook villagehermitage new zealand
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionMackenzie DistrictAoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu)Mt. Cook Village
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing