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Chalets Motel

4.0 of 5 56 Jacks Pass Road, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We've stayed here a few times before and always found it very clean and pleasant. The separate chalets make it special -- and usually very quiet. But on our most recent visit, last week, we were a bit disappointed. The facilities are still the same, although there is a new owner/manager. But a new subdivision is being built nearby, and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

All the reviews you read here of the chalets are indeed true. They're clean, comfy and have a beautiful setting with lovely views of the mountains. But as a group of nine on a motorcycle tour of the island, that twisting, steep, loose gravel driveway was murder! More annoying was the fact we had specifically checked with the owners in... More 

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just on the outskirts of town, but only a five minutes walk into the centre. Chalets in an Alpine style, with bedroom, bathroom and living/kitchen/dinig area and ourside terrace. Only drawback is that the chalets get very hot during the day, and with no air-conditioning a ceiling fan would probably have made a hufe difference.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had booked Chalet 10 again well in advance and found when we arrived that Pat and Jock were no longer running the business. We were a little apprehensive but when Andrew greeted us our fears were allayed. He was welcoming and when we got to our Chalet with Andrew we found it as it always had been - clean,open... More 

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New York
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Set on a hill, these self catering apartments have beautiful views with a rustic feel. Our apartment was well appointed for a homey atmosphere. The owner is particularly friendly and helpful. We could have stayed for a long time.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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32 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Stayed in a 2 bedroom chalet (no 8) for three nights during October 2014. The accommodation although not the biggest we stayed in during our trip was perfectly ok, clean and tidy. Full kitchen provided, with all the usual equipment. Laundry facilities available at a charge in a separate building just a view yards away. Free wi-fi provided. Noise was... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I wasn't expecting too much from this motel based on internet searches and pictures. Well, I can now honestly say, you cant always believe what you read or see online. The Chalets Motel was lovely! Clean, Warm, Spacious, views were gorgeous and only a very short drive to town (or walk if your not too tired from a day of... More 

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We enjoyed our weekend in Hanmer, and our accommodation was great. Close to the town, but still a little sunny haven on the hill. Great facilities, so we could cook breakfast, and the room was a little cabin so you didn't feel like you were on top of other guests. The hosts were so lovely and friendly.

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Marlborough, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Lovely setting, quiet chalet, very clean and well appointed. Bathroom a bit cramped but clean. The view is absolutely stunning especially from the top chalets. Great to have the unlimited free wifi and 50+ Sky channels which is a selling point for us.

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We booked a Chalet along with other family members also staying at the Chalets Motel. Overall our Chalet was lovely and clean, well equipped and not too far a walk into Hanmer or the pools. A daily paper was provided along with a fresh set of towels, dish cloth, tea towel etc... placed at our door in a sealed plastic... More 

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Address: 56 Jacks Pass Road, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Hanmer Springs
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Chalets Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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