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Forest Peak Motel

4Torquay Terrace, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Arrived to friendly, helpful service and the heater on in our room. Clean and tidy. Good facilities in kitchen. Warm blankets too which werent needed as the heater was so good. Would definitely stay here again. Great value. Also heaps of hot chocolate sachets!! Yum

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely owners! Was so pleased to arrive here after a long day of driving, so friendly and so welcoming. We felt at home and enjoyed our free coffee vouchers for rustic cafe! Our room was warm and clean on arrival which was great :)! Although the wifi was limited it was still great to have. Highly recommend:).

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We arrived in the early afternoon from Greymouth and received excellent service from reception. The lady told us about the incoming weather conditions and was very helpful in letting us know about road closures that might affect the rest of our trip. Room was clean and very comfy for our one night stay. Nice and warm seeing as it snowed... More 

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Kimbell, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Great new owners been there two weeks we stayed in older style motel but got free up grade very help had been here b4 in wood chalets love them will be back again, new owners so helpful and willing to go the extra mile to make you have a great stay

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Have stayed in lots of motels in Hanmer Springs, but never at Forest Peak before but will definitely be returning. This older stye motel was, tucked away in very quite location. Has two units suitable for large families that will sleep 8/9 people in bedrooms with Sofa Beds in lounge as well. These are not modern units, but very clean,... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Good for what it is, value and location. very freindly welcoming owners. second time there in last year or so. I would go again. plenty of spaces for kids to play hide and seek in the rooms. Warm and cosy, even have a log burner for the colder evenings.

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Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

this was a 1st for us and will be a regular,they are older units but very clean and have all you need for a 1 night stay,the people are very friendly and helpful,large parking area if have boats etc,just the driveway is small and you take a wide swing to get in,take a look at here it is a wee... More 

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Canterbury Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

The room was clean, functional and cosy. Heater worked a treat and shower was hot. We did find the bed a bit hard for our liking. No noise from adjoining unit. The staff were very friendly and professional, nothing was a problem. We would stay here again

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

It may not have the sterile pristineness of a four or five star hotel (some of which had rooms worse than this Motel), and yes it is a little "dated", but it is exceptional for value. Our welcome was very friendly, laced with lots of local information, and an apology for the small size of the unit being given to... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

My husband and I stayed here for one night in December. The staff were very friendly on arrival and gave us milk. The units were a good size, clean and had everything you needed, although they were dated. It was quite close to town and had lovely views. The shower pressure was poor. I would recommend this if you are... More 

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