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Vibrant Living Retreat & Day Spa

88 Rippingale Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand (Formerly Albergo Hanmer Lodge & Alpine Villas)
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in the family cottage. Very clean and had everything we needed. Fantastic views, wonderful hosts, magnificent massage and yummy breakfast. Quick stroll to the farmyard next door and quick drive to town and hot pools. Truly delightful!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in the Alpine Villa and thoroughly enjoyed our night. The room was spacious, bed was super comfortable and spa was a nice way to end the evening. The views are spectacular and the location is quiet and peaceful. The staff were down to earth and very welcoming. Breakfast was delicious! A peaceful and relaxing night with amazing hosts!... More 

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Thank TheBracey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at "Vibrant Living Retreat" (formerly Albergo Hanmer) for the first 2 nights of our honeymoon. We stayed in the beautiful Alpine Lodge (well worth the extra spend). The lodge was clean, neat and homely. The hot tub is definitely a huge bonus! Plenty of sparkling wine and cheese can be enjoyed there! Breakfast was delicious... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Now known as the Vibrant Living Retreat and offering a wide range of massage therapies and yoga. Steve and Mary-Jo are excellent hosts, helpful, friendly and good fun! The room was lovely, fantastic quality bed and generous sized bathroom. Yummy breakfast despite the -10 degree temperature outside (a bit chilly in the sun room). Magica the dog is gorgeous and... More 

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Thank mikalex16
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

My partner and I stayed in the Alpine Villa and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The villa was spacious and homely and the hot tub was definetly a treat! Quaint breakfast setting with a view of the mountains. The hosts were very welcoming and we would love to come back.

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Thank Hazel M
Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

A wonderful place to stay, with a warm welcome, a large well-set room, and a delicious breakfast in the morning. We arrived after dark, and the view we discovered in the morning was a delight, with no-one overlooking us. Truly beautiful and private. Thanks.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

We originally found Albergo on Grab one and looked at booking for the weekend of my birthday however there wasn't a room available. The hosts very kindly agreed to give us the 3 bed stand alone unit for the same price. The unit is spacious, immaculately clean and well furnished. The views are stunning. Our only improvement would be to... More 

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Thank Kelly W
Seaford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

We planned our visit to this idyllic village for relaxation after a busy month touring the two Islands, we were not disappointed, as soon as we arrived we were greeted with a warm welcome, that continued throughout our three night stay, we were made to feel at home and that was truly the case as we relaxed in the garden... More 

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Ban Hua Hin, Phetchaburi, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Very nice locate, beautiful garden, Spa in the room and a wonderful breakfast (one of te best in New Zealand). We planned to stay only one night but extended it to two nights, since it was possible and we liked Hammer Spring very much. The Albergo B&B was really value for money! The host was friendly and helpful.

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Thank Gertie L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

My partner and I staying in the luxury alpine villa. It was fantastic! The room was perfect and very generously proportioned, it also has a view to die for!!! We had our own spa too! I'll certainly be back - it was the perfect romantic getaway :)

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