The Hermitage

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The Hermitage

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    +64 3 435 1809

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    89 Terrace Road, Aoraki/Mt Cook, South Canterbury, New Zealand

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From an intrepid journey through glacial valleys to a mouth-watering culinary dining adventure, The Hermitage Hotel is the perfect place to base your adventure and discover why Aoraki Mount Cook National Park has endeared itself to adventure seekers for so long.

Just 55 km from the Lake Pukaki turn-off in the majestic Mackenzie Country, The Hermitage is nestled into Aoraki Mount Cook Alpine Village, surrounded by towering mountainous terrain and New Zealand’s highest peak, Aoraki Mount Cook.


The Hermitage has a range of accommodation types from premium suites to cozy studio chalets and family motels. Choose your room


The Hermitage offers some of the finest dining options in New Zealand, all offering the freshest and finest in New Zealand produce. The Panorama Room, our signature a la carte restaurant, opened in 1969.   Choose your dining experience

Events, conferences & special occasions

The Hermitage Hotel boasts multiple Function Venues capable of catering for groups as small as 20 people, to large Conferences up to 400 people – COVID restrictions permitting.  Everything your Conference or Event needs in one stunningly beautiful location.…It’s no wonder Aoraki Mount Cook National Park leads New Zealand’s premier wedding destinations.


Whether it’s kayaking amongst glaciers on the Tasman Glaciers terminal lake, stargaze within the International Dark Sky Reserve or soar above the mountains on a scenic flight, there is something for everyone, including The Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre adjacent to The Hermitage complex showcasing the Aoraki Mount Cook region, its people and its place in the universe.…  Choose your experience

The Hermitage – where ‘room with a view’ takes on a whole new meaning!