Set in Mount Cook National Park, The Hermitage Hotel features a range of rooms and suites all offering majestic mountain views, and most with views of Mount Cook. Guests can enjoy a range of onsite dining and bars, and free WiFi is offered in the Snowline Lounge and Sir Edmund Hillary Cafe.

All rooms feature an private bathroom including a shower, free toiletries and hairdryer. Some rooms offer a bath tub. Also included in each room is a satellite flat-screen TV, refrigerator and tea and coffee making facilities. In-room WiFi is available for an additional charge.

The Hermitage Hotel is located adjacent to Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Center and just 1,150 feet from Aoraki Mount Cook National Park Visitor Center. Lake Tekapo is 65 mi away and Twizel is 40 mi away.

Guests enjoy free private onsite parking. Other facilities offered at the hotel include a 24-hour reception and a tour desk to organize local activities for you. There are also business facilities, laundry services.

The Snowline Lounge looks out over the spectacular Mount Cook, and is ideal for a cocktail by the log fire. For a quick snack the Sir Edmund Hillary Cafe & Bar offers a range of on-the-go or eat in treats. Reservations are recommended for The Alpine Restaurant, which is open daily serving buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Panorama Room is the hotel's signature à la carte restaurant, with a focus on local ingredients. Reservations are essential for dining at The Panorama Room.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

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  • Hi there looking to stay two nights in August but I see breakfast is not available. I’m assuming there is catering on site for breakfast, lunch and dinner?

    Yes, we have on-site restaurants that cater for breakfast, lunch and dinner, please speak to us directly for more information.


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    Asked about: Standard Mount Cook View Queen Room • Answered on July 14, 2020
  • Hi, how can we include breakfast to our booking

    Hi, breakfast does not need to be pre-booked, you can add this on the day for $32.50pp.


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    Asked about: Premium Twin Room with Mountain view • Answered on June 1, 2021
  • How accessible are the walks in the area in June

    The walks are still accessible in June, however they can close due to severe weather. I would advise you to check with the Department of Conservation office closer to your arrival date about the walks in the area.


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    Answered on April 30, 2021
  • Hi if i check in around 9pm for the night do i have to check out by 11;30 am next day or i get a later check out tieme. Thanks Preggie

    Hi Preggie, thanks for your message. Check out is 10am, you can request a later check out but this cannot be guaranteed.


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    Answered on January 22, 2021
  • Hi What is the difference between premium dbl rm and superior dnl rm, We are a family of 2 adts 3 children anybreakfast special for a family? Thanks.

    Hi there, The Premium room is bigger than the Superior, however the Superior room has a balcony, which the Premium room does not. The Premium room has big picture windows and a small living area instead. For your family you would need 2 rooms.


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    Answered on December 27, 2020
  • do you have bicycles for use /hire for a few hours?

    Hi, yes we do have bicycles for hire at the activity desk, just inside the hotel. Half day is $30 and full day is $50.


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    Answered on March 2, 2021
  • Do you offer interconnecting rooms to cater for a family (2 adults/3 kids)?

    Yes we do have some interconnecting rooms, if you speak to the directly we can tell you of our options.


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    Answered on March 28, 2021
  • Hi there, I was just wondering if you have laundry facilities or is there a laundromat in Mt Cook Village? Thanks.

    Hi, yes we do have laundry facilities available at the hotel or the motels. Please speak to reception upon arrival and they can advise where these are.


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    Answered on June 30, 2021
  • hi, just want to know if this room is ok to book in for 4 adults and 2 kids age 6 and 12.

    Hi, this room can only fit a maximum of 4 people total. So unfortunately, we would be unable to have 4 adults and 2 kids altogether in 1 room.


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    Asked about: Superior Twin Room with Mountain View • Answered on June 8, 2021
  • do you hav electric blankets on bets

    Dear Guest, Please note we don't have electric blankets on our beds. Kind Regards, Front Desk


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    Answered on November 30, 2020
  • 1) do u have buffet breakfasts 2) Can you get special heli rides by booking at the lodge or elsewhere and what is the cost. Do they have discounts for say 4 people

    Yes, we have a buffet breakfast running at the moment. Please speak to Heliworks or Mt Cook Skiplanes directly for the best deals on heli rides.


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    Answered on July 14, 2020
  • are there baby cots available?

    Yes there is baby cots available. Could you please request before your coming.


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    Answered on August 5, 2020
  • Would a large campervan fit in the car park, as we are interested in staying in the hotel for a night.

    Yes


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    Answered on March 1, 2020
  • Hi there, does this room have a bath available? I see it says bath on the description, but by the photo I can’t tell. Thank you

    Hi, the majority of these rooms have showers. Two of these rooms have baths. You can make a request when you book however this will be subject to availability.


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    Asked about: Standard Mount Cook View Queen Room • Answered on October 7, 2020
  • Is there anywhere in the hotel to safely store bikes?

    Hi, yes we have a storage unit that we can store bikes. When you make your reservation, please note this on your booking.


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    Asked about: Superior Twin Room with Mountain View • Answered on January 13, 2021
  • Are there any rooms at all that have breakfast included in the price & if so, how much please? Thanks Patrick

    Hi Patrick, All Bed & Breakfast packages are only available when you book directly with the Hermitage. Have a great trip to Aoraki Mt Cook! Kind regards, The Reservations team


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    Answered on August 15, 2021
  • I have booked a room on 21-23 June is it possible to change the dates for 23-25 October but still pay the same price?

    Hi, Thanks for your message. It depends on the type of booking you made, please send a direct message on your booking and then we can look into this further for you. Kind Regards, The Reservations Team


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    Answered on April 11, 2020
  • Do you cater for an older family e.g a double plus two singles or joining rooms?

    Hi there, Yes we provide family motels with a queen bed and 2 single beds in a separate bedroom. Call us to find out more information!


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    Answered on May 27, 2021
  • Can we add breakfast to this booking? Thanks!

    Hi Patrick, Thanks for your request and I'm happy to confirm no reservations are necessary for breakfast - you can show up at your leisure between 7:30am - 9:30am. Breakfast rate is $32.50 p/person. Have a great trip to Mt Cook! Reservations


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    Asked about: Superior Twin Room with Mountain View • Answered on August 15, 2021
  • Hi we are looking at staying at the Hermitage for two nights from the 10/9 and the 11/9/2020,have you any deals going dinner and breakfast included,we have stayed at the Hermitage a few times over the years dating back to 1970, yes we are old but love your Hotel,thankyou

    Hi, thanks for your query. We have a bed and breakfast special running through September. Please speak to us directly for the rates as we cannot do this offer through here.


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    Answered on August 17, 2020
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Alpine Restaurant
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  • Cafe/Bar Sir Edmund Hillary Centre
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Amenities of The Hermitage Hotel Mt Cook Great facilities! Review score, 8.2
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Happy hour
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Movie nights Additional charge
  • Hiking Off-site Additional charge
  • Playground
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Chocolate/Cookies Additional charge
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Shuttle service
  • Convenience store on site
  • Shuttle service (free)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Lowered sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Japanese
  • Chinese
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Sustainability initiatives

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House rules The Hermitage Hotel Mt Cook takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Check-out

Until 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 15 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Crib by request
Free
4+ years
Extra bed by request
NZD 26 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos American Express The Hermitage Hotel Mt Cook accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

You must show a valid photo ID upon check in.

Please note for bookings of 4 or more rooms, different policies and procedures may apply. For further information please contact the property in advance, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

The Hermitage, Aoraki/Mount Cook will require all guests to have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate from 15th December 2021. We will be unable to provide accommodations, food and beverage or activities to those who do not have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate. Please note we will require all guests dining with us to have a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate from the 3rd December, which is when the COVID-19 protection framework is implemented.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Guests must meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination, a recent valid negative coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of coronavirus recovery.

FAQs about The Hermitage Hotel Mt Cook

  • Room options at The Hermitage Hotel Mt Cook include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Family
    • Twin
    • Double

  • The prices at The Hermitage Hotel Mt Cook may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at The Hermitage Hotel Mt Cook is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • The Hermitage Hotel Mt Cook is 2,150 feet from the center of Mount Cook Village.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at The Hermitage Hotel Mt Cook (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Parking
    • Street parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • Yes, The Hermitage Hotel Mt Cook is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • The Hermitage Hotel Mt Cook offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Playground
    • Walking tours
    • Movie nights
    • Happy hour