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Maruia Springs Thermal Resort Ltd

State Highway 7 Lewis pass, New Zealand
Maruia Springs Thermal Resort Ltd
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Byron Bay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After arriving at Hanmer springs hoping for an NZ hot springs experience and finding big plastic, super touristy place with a water park type feel, we were pleasantly surprised to have discovered Maruia Springs. After an hour or so drive through snow kissed mountainous forest we came to Maruia Springs, a remote feeling place in a little valley, surrounded by... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have driven past this place several times while travelling and due to the lack of good cafes between Christchurch and Nelson thought I would try it. First sign was no other cars in the carpark at 12.30. Not good I thought. I ventured in regardless to the average condition building. I was greeted by something that reminded me of... More 

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This thermal resort has not changed since I was a kid and it shows. It needs complete renovation. It has just been sold to some Australian/ New Zealanders so I hope they have this in their plans. The pools are quite nice - more natural than hanmer. However the faculties that come with them need to be replaced/ updated.

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christchurch
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Arrived a little apprehensive after reading some reveiws,but was pleasantly surprised.Check-in was smooth and informative,Japanese room very comfortable,clean,welcoming,Headed for pools to soak,beautiful clear sky,no wind no sandflies although we had come prepared,noticed repellant on counter at check-in.Went to restaurant for dinner,comprehensive menue, Tempura sushi yummm, melt in your mouth lamb shanks,finished with vanilla bean pannacotta,compliments to the chef all round.... More 

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Geraldine, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Arrived at reception to be greeted by a friendly staff member. Due to reading the vast range of reviews we requested to View a garden side room before we committed to booking. We seen room 3 it is a basic room with no modern amenities and although dated it was clean. However we made a conscious decision we were here... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Stayed overnight. Check-in was a breeze. They have packages available that includes dinner and / or breakfast, hire of Kimonos and use of their private spa. Private Spa is well-worth a try (no sandflies here) The facilities are a bit dated though. The place probably needs a renovation sometime soon... Restaurant is definitely 5 star +! Lovely menu with both... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Long drive from hammer springs to the pools. What a disappointment. Couldn't use the outside pools because of the sandflies, couldn't use the larger indoor pools because they are single sex (I was travelling with my kids - one of each sex and two young to send one by themselves into one of the pools), which left us with no... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I was so excited to come here and get a taste of Japan again. We paid $249 for a twin package and then upgraded to a 'mountain view' room which mostly overlooked the car park and the bath house. Highly disappointed! The garden view rooms looked better. No tv either, hard to fill up time. Had to pay a ridiculous... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I thought it was strange that this place was not listed on Booking.com, but what was even stranger was that after I booked an obviously vacant room, I received this response: "Your booking has NOT been confirmed yet, you will receive a response via e-mail within 72 hours". This is laughable. The day before check-in I received a call telling... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I booked this as part of a birthday weekend surprise for a 40 something male. he has a inkling for Japan and this was the closest I could get him in the middle of the upper south island. I booked the Onsen package - Japanese room, private spa, pools, 3 course dinner and breakfast. We had done an overnight tramp... More 

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