The Hermitage

About Us

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, the village lies deep within the Aoraki Mount Cook National Park and World Heritage area, surrounded by the silent splendor of the Southern Alps.


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Mount Cook offers an excellent opportunity to gain experience within the hospitality and tourism industry in an amazing alpine environment.

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The Hermitage History

The Hermitage Hotel has long been synonymous with the Kiwi spirit of adventure. It's history is scattered with flood, fire, triumph and tragedy. Since first being built in 1884, The Hermitage has stood as a perfect escape destination for generations of Kiwi's and international travelers, spell-bound by the Mount Cook region.

Our Community Spirit

The Hermitage Hotel is fully committed to sustaining and enhancing the geographical character of Aoraki Mount Cook – its unique environment, culture, aesthetics, heritage, and the well-being of its residents. Check out some of the …

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