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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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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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79 reviews 79 reviews
13 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my three grandchildren to Hanmer Springs this last weekend, staying two nights at Chalets Motel. We received a very warm and friendly welcome from our hosts, they took the children off to show them our " home" for the weekend, our chalet was very warm, very well appointed and comfortable with a lovely mountain view. All thought the... More 

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Bargara, Australia
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116 reviews 116 reviews
31 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our fifth stay and last year we commented that it would be interesting to see what changes Andrew and Vera had made. Well, quite a few mainly dealing with simple issues of creature comfort thus making an excellent establishment even better. In summary, separate chalets on well maintained grounds and, despite a bit of a hill, an easy... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I are touring New Zealand and arrived at Hanmer Springs about 8pm looking for accommodation. The first place we tried couldn't make their minds up whether they wanted to let accommodation. So we drove a couple of minutes to find the Chalets Motel in Jacks Road. There was a friendly welcome. We were taken to a nice... More 

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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 4 weeks ago

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
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

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 January 11, 2015 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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8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

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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9 helpful votes 9 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
11 helpful votes 11 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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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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