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Hanmer Resort Motel

7 Cheltenham Street, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
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Ranked #13 of 16 Hanmer Springs B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although the location cannot be bettered the Studio (9) was very tired as we were after 2 nights sleeping on the bed. There was a note in the.rom stating that the Studio would be updated which was little comfort to us at the time particularly as the owners were driving around in a Mercedes car. It would appear that they... More 

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Sydney, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Stayed with my 4 year old, hubby and my parents in a 2 bed villa. Definitely outdated and could use a refurbishment, but was perfect. Had everything we needed, and great little courtyard where my child was able to run about. So close to all food and the pools. Staff were beautiful and accommodating. I would recommend this place to... More 

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Rakaia, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This motel was ok. The decor is a bit out-dated, but it was clean and tidy. It had everything you needed in a 2 bedroom Motel.Its in the best location, very close to pools, restaurants and shops and very good value. The host was very nice too.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Stayed here for first time with family of four. Brilliant location, and great self contained unit. We were able to cook our own food, and had lots of room to lounge about. Very happy to be able to watch rugby on Sky in our unit too! Very convenient to pools, shops, restaurants and walking tracks. Will definitely stay here again... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We stayed one night in a spacious upstairs studiio unit on our trip around the South Island. Although the decor and bathroom were outdated everything was clean and the bed was very comfortable and warm. We hired a couple of towels to use at the hotpools. The lady on reception recommended that we wait until evening as the pools were... More 

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Hokitika, New Zealand
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Our family stayed here for a night on the 30th of March 2014. We were most impressed from the reception we received whilst booking over the phone and when we arrived to check in. The motel was also easy to find. We stayed in a Two Bedroom Unit which was very well equipped and very spacious inside and out. As... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

I agree it is an older style motel and the décor is dated, but this also means that the units are spacious unlike the tiny units in some modern motels where we have stayed. We have holidayed in the family units, two bedroom units and this time a studio unit and always found them clean and well equipped. The motel... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
18 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

My husband and I stayed in Hanmer Springs for two nights on our 17 day South Island trip. After lots of research, I chose Hanmer Resort Motel for its central location and I'M SO GLAD I DID. Even though it's a bit shabby, but still clean, it is one of the closest accommodation places in town and very good value... More 

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Perth, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Place is not 5 star but excellent value for $$ if on a budget. Service great & staff friendly, clean although a little dated. Central location with only short walk to town centre, restaurants and thermal springs. Only downside, heating did not work and wifi slower than dial up.

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Greta, Australia
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

We were booked through an agency and expected 4 star from what we were told, what we found was polar opposite. Old, rundown, unclean accommodation with no heating upstairs in winter. This motel requires a massive amount or work to bring it up to par.

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Address: 7 Cheltenham Street, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Hanmer Springs
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
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