The Hermitage

Reception Venues

The Hermitage offers two main reception options to suit a variety of budgets and tastes as well as friendly bars where you and your guests can relax and enjoy pre-dinner drinks whilst admiring the scenery. Our dedicated team are experts at attention to detail and will ensure that your wedding reception is an event to remember.

The Panorama Room
The Panorama Room is our signature a la carte restaurant. It has spectacular floor to ceiling views of Aoraki Mount Cook, superb cuisine using only the freshest local ingredients and first class service standard providing a wonderful atmosphere for your wedding reception. The stylish Panorama Room is available for larger wedding groups from May to September and can comfortably seat up to 70 guests. Smaller groups may be booked at any time of the year subject to availability.

The Sir Edmund Hillary Cafe

The Sir Edmund Hillary Cafe is our most versatile venue. The different areas of the cafe can be transformed into canapes, reception and even a dance floor area adding a beautiful flow to your wedding day. The stunning floor to ceiling windows of the Sir Edmund Hillary Cafe embraces the views of Aoraki Mount Cook and the Hooker Valley, whilst the magnificent balcony enables guests to enjoy the long summer evenings.
The versatile Sir Edmund Hillary Cafe can comfortably seat smaller wedding parties from 60 guests to  large gala receptions with over 100 people without feeling too big or too small.