glaciers, terminal lakes & turbulent rivers

Mt Cook National Park, South Island

The Hermitage Hotel

Luxury Hotel

Nestled in the beautiful Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park, The Hermitage Hotel is the perfect base for your next adventure. Recognised as part of the Te Wahipounamu UNESCO World Heritage Area, the National Park is a
breath-taking environment of glaciers, terminal lakes, turbulent rivers and Australasia’s tallest peak the mighty Aoraki Mt Cook soaring above at 3,724 metres.

How to get there: Easily accessible by car The Hermitage is located in Aoraki Mount Cook Alpine Village in the South Island of New Zealand. A spectacular 55km drive from the Lake Pukaki / State Highway 8 turn-off between Christchurch and Queenstown.

1 Night
FROM £269 Per Night

*Price based on Premium Plus Top Floor Room.

The Hermitage Hotel
FROM £269 Per Night

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Wake up to 3,724 metres of sparkling beauty as the rising sun reflects off Aoraki Mount Cook, into the large picture windows in your comfortable room. Offering all the modern amenities and lavish touches you will feel right at home at The Hermitage.


A simple philosophy of using just the freshest, local ingredients to produce seasonal menus rich in flavour and style with stunning alpine mountain vistas to match. With multiple restaurants on site, The Hermitage Hotel can cater for all tastes. Whether you want a relax cafe style meal, sophisticated a la carte or a buffet extravaganza you can be sure you’ll experience a world-class dining experience!


As the Hermitage is located in Mt Cook National Park, be sure to discover the wonders of the Tasman Glacier, experience the unique Tasman Valley or view some of the world’s darkest skies with Big Sky Stargazing. Aoraki/Mt Cook is also famed for its range of walks and hikes, be guided into the heart of the national park on a walk or relax and enjoy the visual extravaganza of the Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre.

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Our Awards

We are very proud that our personal, friendly service and attention to detail has led to us becoming an industry leader in providing tailor-made holidays. We have been recognised throughout the years by winning a number of prestigious awards from within and outside of the travel industry. We won the "Best Operator to Canada" award at the 2017 British Annual Canada Travel Awards for a record 15th time.

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