We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Village Lake Apartments

5.0 of 5 1 Rutherford Crescent, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Village Lake Apartments
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Village Lake Apartments
Village Lake Apartments
Village Lake Apartments
Write a Review

201 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    179
    18
    4
    0
    0
See reviews for
83
59
3
2
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (33)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (201)
  • Mar-May only
    (44)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (53)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (46)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (58)
All months
Cheadle, United Kingdom
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

stayed 2 nights here. Great apartment - really comfortable and well equipped. Great location - easy walk through to the town. Nice swimming pool to use and an easy walk to the thermal pools. View from the balcony was pretty too and easily accessed through the double opening patio doors. Would not hesitate to return

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Kilcoy
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
18 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has to be the most luxurious apartment we have ever stayed in!! Five stars? No way ten stars!!! Could not fault a single thing! Service was excellent, location perfect! Walking distance to everything including the hot springs and Isobel's restaurant at Heritage which was out of this world! We were actually closer to the restaurant than some of the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were only going to stay one night originally but then stayed 3. The apartment was spacious, clean and very comfortable. Beds were like sleeping on clouds! Handy for the hot springs, shops and cafe's. Highly recommend these apartments.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Singapore
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
27 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Village Lake Apartments was only supposed to be a quick stopover on our way from Motueka to Christchurch airport so we didn't expect much but ended up being very pleasantly surprised. The room was huge and very nicely furnished. Unlike all the other motels we had stayed at it had it's own washing machine and dryer and even a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
VillageLake, Manager at Village Lake Apartments, responded to this review

Hello Aka Seth, We appreciate you taking the time to write this review and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay. We are disappointed and concerned that the spa bath was not up to standard as we pride our selves on making sure everything is absolutely spotless so I am at a loss to understand how the bath was not... More 

Ashburton, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

A wonderful couple of nights spent in lovely surroundings. Apartments are extremely comfortable and with plenty of room. The weather was beautiful so was lovely sitting with the doors open onto the balcony and enjoying the view, even if it was over the beautiful gardens of the Heritage! The beds are super comfortable and it was very peaceful.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We only stayed two nights but could have stayed longer. We had a ground floor, three bedroom apartment that looked out onto the lake and the surrounding mountains. It was spacious,the furnishings good quality and comfortable - two lounges, a dining table and chairs and a good sized and very well equipped kitchen. There was a beautiful gas (?) fire... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
588 reviews 588 reviews
294 hotel reviews
2,733 helpful votes 2,733 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The Village Lakes Apartments are located just a short drive to Hanmer Springs Thermal pools & shops or its a short 10min flat walk. Apartment - We booked at 2 bedroom apartment which was extremely spacious with a large self contained kitchen. A open plan lounge / dining room with sliding doors to a small courtyard. The apartment was clean... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Hawkes Bay
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We had to come back, couldn't resist after a wonderful stay in February we returned to enjoy the beautifully appointed luxurious apartment once again. The beds are so comfortable and the location is perfect, just walk to town. The owners are so helpful and nothing is a problem, great hosts. Never stayed anywhere better in NZ.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Whangarei, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Stayed here for our 20th wedding anniversary so wanted a bit of luxury.Certainly found it here.Spacious apartment with one of the best beds I have ever slept in.Close to town so not a problem to walk where you want to go to.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Adelaide, Australia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The luxury apartment tag given to these apartments is well deserved. The apartments are large and well appointed. The kitchen facilities are excellent with quality appliances and everything else you need. Wonderful gas fire. Beds are super comfy and the double spa bath in the bathroom is extra special. Quiet location with lovely hosts that always greet you with a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Village Lake Apartments? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Village Lake Apartments

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*
Number of rooms: 13
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Agoda, Booking.com, Cheap Tickets, Orbitz, Priceline, TripOnline SA and Odigeo so you can book your Village Lake Apartments reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Hanmer Springs
#2 Spa Hotel in Hanmer Springs
#3 Luxury Hotel in Hanmer Springs
#4 Family Hotel in Hanmer Springs

60 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (51)
Viewed
Room/suite (5)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (14)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (6)
Viewed
Dining (4)
Viewed
View from room (6)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (15)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (9)
Viewed
View from room (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (2)
Viewed
Room/suite (2)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Other (3)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay