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Village Lake Apartments

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1 Rutherford Crescent, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
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Ranked #5 of 20 hotels in Hanmer Springs
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Oxford, Uk
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Overall This is a very nice apartment suitable for couples or a family group. Nice decor, great views, very handy to the pools. Book swap at reception a friendly touch. All the kitchen and laundry equipment you could need. Gas fire and double glazing ensured a warm stay. Unfortunately a few things let them down. The bathroom sink was broken,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here in December 2013 on a weekend break from Christchurch and all I can say is wow! We had a 2 bedroom apartment which was amazing - so much space, beautifully decorated, very comfy beds and an amazing bathroom with jacuzzi. We had a lovely sunny balcony with loads of space. Only a couple of minutes walk into... More

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently my 2 friends and myself spent 5 days in Hanmer Springs and stayed at this fantastic accommodation. It is by far the best I have stayed in for a long time. It was exceptionally clean, spacious, very well decorated and had fantastic views, with the lake just outside our dining room door and the snow capped mountains in the... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely few days in Hanmer made even more memorable by the great accommodation and service. The apartments are private and warm. The heating is perfect and facilities certainly luxurious. Just a short walk from the town or just stay in for a comfortable getaway.

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a three bedroom apartment on the first floor with a view of the little lake and the resident ducks!. The apartment was beautiful, spacious, well decorated and had a large kitchen area with a laundry. We had two bathrooms and another toilet. The staff were professional and friendly. An ideal place to stay as it was only... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in a number of hotels in New Zealand but this one was by far the nicest and most luxurious and spacious. Our family of 4 were more than comfortable in the 2 bedroom apartment with a wonderful large gas fireplace and the feather underlays on all the beds were to die for.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Amazing. We've stayed in a few places on our trip through New Zealand, and this has been the best by miles. Pure luxury. En-suite and double in the main bed, double in another, and 2 singles in another kept the crew of 5 of us more than comfortable. Awesome bathrooms, and massive living area. The managers were also so nice,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

After an unfortunate start to our holiday in Hanmer where we turned up to our accommodation only to be told there was no booking (even though we had a written confirmation & had been in touch several times) we were literally "saved" by Village Lake Apartments & we could not have been happier. Our family stayed in the St James... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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46 reviews 46 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

High end design and furnishings complimented by great hospitality. Spacious suites include full kitchen, dining and lounge facilities with a large gas fire place, two person spa bath and multiple televisions. Tucked in off the main road, it's only a 2 minute walk to the shops, cafés and hot water pools. Quite literally a home away from home. Highly recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We enjoyed out stay there. We were a family group with five adults and a small child. The place is spacious and clean. Easy access to Hamner where we enjoyed the clothes shopping, food - including takeaways, and the hot pools. The only issue was the internet. I am very widely travelled and nowadays free internet access is available in... More

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Address: 1 Rutherford Crescent, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Hanmer Springs
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Village Lake Apartments 5*
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Ski-In / Ski-Out Spa Suites Wheelchair access
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#2 Spa Hotel in Hanmer Springs #3 Ski-In / Ski-Out Hotel in Hanmer Springs #4 Luxury Hotel in Hanmer Springs #4 Family Hotel in Hanmer Springs #4 Romantic Hotel in Hanmer Springs
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Qualmark 5* Rated! Hanmer Springs Premier luxury 2 and 3 bedroom apartments in a fantastic location, balconies/patios, spa baths, gas fires.Complimentary daily newspapers (except Sundays)Complimentary use of Pool Towels for Thermal Pools Complimentary use of DVD's Complimentary Swap a Book Complimentary 200Mb daily internet use Complimentary booking Service. Rental cars available on site. Ask us about a 'Late checkout when staying mid week!' ... more   less 
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