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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Baku, Azerbaijan
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48 reviews 48 reviews
21 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Timaru, New Zealand
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Village Lake apartments is the most wonderful place to stay for a luxury weekend away from home. The beds are so comfy and warm, the bathrooms are just amazing, the whole apartment is so comfy and so user friendly. We tend to eat in and make the most of our weekend there, It is a great way to spend quality... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We have stayed at Village Lake "many" times and occupied the 3 bedroom house at No 4 Rutherford St (across the road) during Queens Birthday weekend. Although more expensive than the apartments the house was brand new with the same quality fittings, including the wonderful bedding, and contemporary decor. The log fire was a joy. As always our grateful thanks... More

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Manukau, New Zealand
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I had the pleasure of staying at these apartments in November 2013 and again in May 2014 and felt a review was justified. We stayed in apartment 10 on both occasions which had a nice view of the Village Lake from the balcony. They cannot guarantee any particular apartment like most establishments, but if you wanted the best positioned apartment... More

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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

The service was lovely and they were so accommodating for our family (and crawling baby when it came to the fire etc.) The bedding was so comfortable, the furnishings were new, modern but homey. Everything we needed was in the kitchen and there was a laundry etc. and there were so many little things that were above and beyond (for... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

There is a BIG problem with these apartments - you don't want to leave! We have stayed here 3 times and each time we are really comfortable. It's lovely and warm, situated well for the sun on a sunny day and a lovely gas fire when it's colder. The bed is like sleeping on a cloud. Love how management remembers... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

My second stay here and 'twas even better than the first time. 3bedroom apartment, absolutely gorgeous . . . gorgeous views from two walls of windows in lounge, gorgeous fittings and layout of apartment, soothing colour scheme, attractive floral arrangements and paintings, amazingly comfortable beds, warm, spacious, spotlessly clean, full kitchen, roomy showers, two toilets, 4 minute walk from town,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

After a great walk off down to the hot pools and then back to Apartment ...brilliant accommodation every conceivable furnishing & white ware appliance available....the icing on the cake was the luxurious bed... "Heaven on Earth". Amazingly didn't wake until 10 the next day...the heavy dark curtains tricked us into a false security lol

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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 Romantic Hotel in Hanmer Springs #4 Family Hotel in Hanmer Springs #4 Luxury 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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