The Hermitage

Alpine Village, New Zealand

Located at Mount Cook National Park

hotel exterior

Personal Impression

Discover the spectacle and drama of New Zealand's Aoraki Mount Cook National Park from the splendor and comfort of The Hermitage Hotel and Mount Cook village, for an encounter you will never forget. Whether you fly or drive into Mount Cook, on a clear day the scenery will be breathtaking.
Ringed by magnificent snow capped peaks of the Southern Alps, The Hermitage is a world renowned tourist destination and has been an icon of superior accommodation and dining since 1884. In recent years, the amount of accommodations and tourist facilities has rapidly expanded. This is now a small village full of activity.
A huge range of activities are available within the village and surrounding areas - from Glacier skiing in the winter to hiking and fishing in the summer- there is something to appeal to everyone.


The six story Aoraki Wing offers deluxe rooms with exceptional views of Aoraki Mount Cook. A reservation in the Aoraki Wing will be a room allocated on any one of the 6 floors with no particular floor being guaranteed. These rooms have two queen beds, bath and shower, air conditioning, floor to ceiling windows with exceptional views of Aoraki Mount Cook and Mount Sefton, five Sky television channels, bathrobes, binoculars and in-room safes.

deck view bedroom panorama dining room


There are four dining options at The Hermitage. For fine dining, the Panorama room is open daily for dinner and reservations are strongly suggested. Buffet-style dining is available in The Alpine Restaurant for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. For casual fare from sandwiches to pizza, The Sir Edmund Hillary Café & Bar is open daily from 9:30 am - 5:00 pm. Sample menus are available on the hotel website.

Website: The Hermitage - Aoraki Mount Cook

New Zealand