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The St James

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   20 Chisholm Crescent, Hanmer Springs 7360, New Zealand
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Ranked #2 of 20 hotels in Hanmer Springs
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
maahi_prasad Christchurch, New Zealand
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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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Christchurch, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked this place for our wedding anniversary . As soon as i saw the room i was quite disappointed . they had allotted us a "disability room", which had access by passing through 2 doors. Not at all a great view from the room . Not much air circulation. Felt extremely hot both the nights. May not stay there... More

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed one night in a Deluxe Studio Room. The first thing that impressed me was the heated floors in the kitchen and bathroom. It was handy having a well fitted out kitchenette in the room and we popped down to the supermarket (walking distance but we drove as it was cold) to cook up dinner. The shower was one... More

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Melbourne, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled around NZ for 24 days in a Motorhome and finished up with 3 nights at the St James. Fantastic end to a holiday. The room was fantastic with great views from the balcony. Close to the springs and town. Would stay there again next time we are in NZ

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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43 reviews 43 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I went out traveling to Hanmer Springs for 2 nights stay. I have booked the accommodation at St James Premium. After 2,5 hours driving from Christchurch, we finally checked in at the hotel. The hotel is situated in the very strategic area at Hanmer Springs where shops, restaurants, thermal pool and other public facilities could offer. The... More

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Willington, Connecticut
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its my second review for a hotel, i really loved the place and mostly i would like to say thanks to the hotel staffs who made my stay a memorable stay. all the staffs are so nice so well behaved that they really made me to think to come back to hotel again.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We come to Hanmer a lot and have stayed in soooo many places, and holiday homes, but I wanted to treat my partner and stay somewhere a bit flasher. From the moment we arrived, I knew I'd made a pretty good choice if I do say so myself. Jan at reception was so welcoming, friendly and helpful during our stay.... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

My wife and I enjoyed our three nights stay at The St. James. Pros: + The balcony view is spectacular! You can see the greenery in the surrounding, and snow capped mountain in the backdrop. + The room facilities are modern and clean. + Most of the restaurants are near enough to be within easy strolling distance. + Free and... More

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Whitianga, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We stayed here for two nights, and had a lovely stay. The rooms have great views to the Mountains, they are modern, clean and very comfortable. The location is a two minute walk to the restaurants and shops in Hanmer, and the awesome Hot Springs. The owners are friendly and helpful, and we will definitely be back again soon! Thanks... More

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Brisbane, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We booked 3 night stay here in a studio room. On arrival found the property on the outside to be extremely clean and well maintained. The personal service from Rae was outstanding from the check in process to being personally shown the room and how the heating works, lights etc. The studio is extremely well equipped and set out, a... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We are a family of 2 adults and 2 teenage children. We had the St James Suite with an interconnecting room. Both rooms are lovely. Well presented, clean, luxurious and warm. The staff at the St James are a pleasure to deal with. It is certainly one of the best motels I have stayed in, and beats the hassle of... More

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Address: 20 Chisholm Crescent, Hanmer Springs 7360, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Hanmer Springs
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — The St James 5*
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Hanmer Springs newest accommodation. 5 Star rating. The perfect place for couples to relax and recharge. Located in the centre of the village - park the car and stroll to the restaurants, cafes, shops and thermal pools. Self-contained studios and suites with panoramic alpine views, sunny patios/balconies, luxury bathrooms and oh, so comfortable beds. ... more   less 
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