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Select Braemar Lodge & Spa

5.0 of 5 Spa   |   283 Medway Road, Hanmer Springs 7360, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Booked this lodge with great anticipation!!! The room was outstanding and large but the total package is below par after spending over $750 for the night (including room) We couldnt get a booking for dinner so had to take a 5-30 slot.thinking it would be full but find they can only cater for a few guests at a time???? It... More

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

Thank you Darryn for your comments and I am sorry you felt your experience was below par. We do encourage our guest to book their dining time in advance by mentioning this in our booking confirmation sent to you as everyone wants the 7 and 730pm slots and we book a maximum of 3 tables at these times to ensure... More

Wellington
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58 reviews 58 reviews
29 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 2 nights for a wedding, in one of the ground floor rooms with a hot-tub. As one would hope for the price, the room was great, service was high, food was excellent. The staff were all friendly and helpful. Internet access was decent. The hotel arranged a great babysitter for us (Robyn) while we attended the wedding.... More

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

Thanks Mike for taking the time to write in and I'm glad you enjoyed the wedding and our facilities and service. The bridal couple and everyone I spoke to during and after the wedding felt the same. Regarding your room 3, yes it does look over the garden and has glimpses through the trees of the mountains beyond. We do... More

Auckland, New Zealand
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Something of a surprise to find that Hamner Springs is booked out during weekends in the winter, but we ended up, three of us together, having a spa treatment at Braemar Lodge, who kindly organised for another treatment person to be on hand on a Sunday afternoon. The location is superb, we had the lounge to ourselves with endless tea... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend and I booked here recently for Spa treatments and then we had lunch at the restaurant. While it was nice we agreed that it could have been much better as we felt there wasn't the attention to detail that you should receive at the price that you pay. We had spa treatments that were quite pricey, we didn't... More

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

Thank you kyekyenz for taking the time to provide feedback on your day spa experience and I/m sorry we didn't make you feel special. Saturday is our busiest day and we always prioritize our in house guests over outside bookings but as this was a special occasion and you wanted simultaneous treatments we brought in an outside spa therapist to... More

Queenstown, New Zealand
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

SENSATIONAL is what my husband and I would say about our recent luxurious 3 night stay at this fabulous peaceful resort. We were very fortunate to be staying in the mega-sized Braemar suite with its own private outdoor spa and beautiful outlook over snowcapped mountains. The huge room was very well appointed with tasteful furnishings including gas fire, and importantly... More

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Rangiora, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I had arranged our night away for our 16 wedding anniversary without my husband knowing. When we arrived we were very impressed with the room, as I had booked one with private spa on balcony. We have done a lot of traveling and this would have to be one of the best rooms we have stayed in. I had organised... More

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

Thanks Christine3Brian for your 5 star overall rating and I am sorry about the little failings that let us down. As a Senior reviewer, our delivery should match your exacting standards and we obviously didn't on this occasion. More

Christchurch
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The rooms are beautifully appointed with central heating and a gas fire. All rooms have great views out over to the mountains. The dinner menu is excellent and a good wine list. The choice of spirits for predinner drinks was a bit limited.

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

My husband had arranged a nice ' surprise' for me of a relaxing weekend for us, first time without children for 5 years. Upon checking in at the hotel, they had cancelled our reservation as the package was not pre-paid. This was not advised to my husband at time of booking or in their email of confirmation, which it should... More

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

We thank tresag2701 for their positive comments regarding their stay and are obviously disappointed that they felt we handled their reservation badly. They had booked one of our Suite As specials which are a discounted price and pre-payable but unfortunately the credit card they gave declined so I personally rang the mobile number on file which was advised by telecom... More

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I'll start with an 'unfortunately'; we only had 1 night here. This was the best hotel during our 4+ week trip to the NZ, Ausralia & Fiji. Check in for our group was swift and efficient, with a welcome chat from the owner. Everything about the place speaks of quality. I hope my photographs show this. The public rooms are... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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49 reviews 49 reviews
24 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

Absolute luxury, fantastic service. We had one of the spa and spa bath units, which was large and romantic. Perfect for a weekend away. Service was excellent and personal, and things like the in room gas fire was just lovely. The bathroom has to be seen to be believed - very very nice. The beauty spa was also excellent -... More

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

We thank NZ_snowboarder for their 5 star review. and I'm obviously sorry they didn't find our food flavorsome enough. Our chef couple are now back from their annual vacation and I'm sure you will find their new winter menu will offer the best of local produce and flavours. More

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Address: 283 Medway Road, Hanmer Springs 7360, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Hanmer Springs
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Select Braemar Lodge & Spa 5*
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