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Select Braemar Lodge & Spa

283 Medway Road, Hanmer Springs 7360, New Zealand
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Ranked #9 of 20 Hotels in Hanmer Springs
  • 5.0 of 5
  • Luxury
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Braemar Lodge & Spa is a little out of Hanmer Springs but it's worth it for the luxury rooms, the ambience and the views. The rooms are all over 60M2 with King Bed, lounge suite, lounge chairs and table & chairs. The bathroom had a spa bath, double basins, double shower and marble everywhere. The rooms are all very private... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A treat from my husband, we stayed here just one night taking advantage of the special rates they occasionally advertise. These rooms are spacious with a cosy nook by the gas fire. Huge wall to ceiling windows make the most of the lovely views to Hanmer and open to a small private balcony. Although this facility is high end we... More 

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Director09, Owner at Select Braemar Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you Sharon D for your glowing review of our Lodge and thanks to your husband for arranging this special treat for you. You didn't miss the switch for our underfloor heating - it takes a couple of days for the concrete to heat up and as this was the first really cold snap, we were a little slow in... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had amazing time at Select Braemar lodge & spa. We had a suite with a spa pool outside our suite on its private patio. In our room we had a gas fire,king size bed and large twin spa bath. Both morning we had a cooked breakfast, which was cooked to a high standard. I had aroma... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Amazingly quiet retreat just outside hanmer. Staff were so polite. We appeared to be the only ones in there! They even phoned to ask if we wanted to swap the restaurant booking for room service so we weren't in the restaurant alone. Food was amazing as well.

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Director09, Owner at Select Braemar Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

We thank Stuart A for his comments on our Lodge and staff and are glad he enjoyed his stay with us. Although it may have seemed empty, the Lodge was actually 30% occupied, it being a quieter mid week. However we do find that our guests, once they experience our sumptuous rooms, often don't want to leave the comfort of... More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We stayed for just one night at this lovely hotel in March 2015. A really nice place to stay in beautiful countryside, about 3 miles off the main highway on an unsaved road. Rooms are really nice, spacious and very well appointed. We had dinner and breakfast here and the food and service were excellent and the young staff helpful... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We wanted to say in Hamner Springs and were disappointed to find the Braemar Lodge is 15 minute drive outside, including a lengthy stretch of gravel road. Our error, we should have checked better when booking. The Lodge was quiet, had great views and offered a well equipped room. However, the ambiance much more formal than we like - hence... More 

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Director09, Owner at Select Braemar Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Thanks to Chris V for his glowing comments on our Lodge and I'm sorry we were not quite what he was looking for. We do clearly advertise that we are a 10 minute drive from the village and it for that reason the Lodge boasts outstanding views across the valley towards the mountains and alpine forests of Hanmer. We are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This was the most beautiful place I have ever stayed in. I went for a Valentine's day getaway and everythibg was perfect. The room was immaculate with all the features we requested, the spa delivered a professional service that was to die for (highly recommend any massage), the restaurant food was expensive but worth every penny. All staff were helpful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We stayed one night through a Grab One Special Beautiful large room, amazing bathroom, and really enjoyed our own private hot tub, at night and then again in the morning before we departed. Had dinner in the restaurant, food was really nice, but thought the service was a bit hit and miss. Great breakfast , overall a really great experience.... More 

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Bexley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We were recommended to Braemar Lodge and Spa by our Son and Daughter in Law whilst staying with them in Rolleston for an extended holiday. In NZ from the UK. They arranged for us to stay for one night. We were so impressed that we stayed for a second night. If our scheduled had allowed we would have stayed longer.... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We spent Christmas at Braemar in one of the most comfortable rooms of anywhere we've stayed. So spacious, great view, and the spa on our patio was well used by us. The service was great and the antipasto platter the best we've had anywhere in the world. The only drawbacks are the unsealed approach road and we would have liked... More 

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