The historic Hermitage Hotel offers comfortable alpine lodging with impressive views of Aoraki/Mt Cook, New Zealand's highest peak


The Hermitage Hotel is set in Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park; an ideal base for an adventure in New Zealand's Southern Alps. Stunning mountain scenery is on offer from the restaurant, bar and some suites, with New Zealand's highest peak ever-present. Activity options include heli-hikes to Tasman and Fox Glacier, and on-foot adventures along the Hooker Valley Track or Red Tarn circuit. Relaxing by the fire is also a popular choice.

The Hermitage Hotel, Aoraki-Mt Cook
The Hermitage Hotel, Aoraki-Mt Cook
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What's Included
  • Bed and breakfast included with most journeys
  • 15% NZ GST included
3Location & Access
Location & Access

Located within Aoraki-Mt Cook National Park. Access from Queenstown (3 hrs drive), Wanaka (2 hours) or Christchurch (4 hours). Helicopter transfers can also be arranged.

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What You Need to Know
Best Room

Mt Cook Suite or Premium Plus King

Suitable For

Couples and families

Best Nearby Walk

Hooker Valley Track or try a glacier heli-hike

Best Nearby Park

Aoraki-Mt Cook National Park

Best Food & Wine Experience

Dinner in the Panorama Room to take in the view

Best Place for Relaxation

Snowline lounge by the fire


Year-round; road access can be impacted by snow in the winter months

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