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5.0 of 5 Condominium   |   20 Chisholm Crescent, Hanmer Springs 7360, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here for a weekend. We were very impressed with everything. Will stay there again and definitely recommend others. Nice and quiet as well at night. Handy to shops, pools and restaurants.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed overnight in the executive suite on the ground floor which was lovely. The room was clean and tidy and very spacious. It had a full kitchen which would have come in handy if we were staying longer. The bed was lovey and comfy and we had a great nights sleep as the room was very quiet. When we... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed two nights last week (via a Hanmer Springs Pamper Package) and found The St James to be a very relaxing, clean, quiet and well appointed place to stay. We chose a downstairs room for easy access, and enjoyed our meals (from a local takeaway shop) in the afternoon sun on the patio that stretches out to the lawn.... More

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very clean and up to date hotel with a patio, lawns and view of mountains. It seemed brand new, it was super clean and appointments were up to date. There is a laundry and free movies from office. Owners were very accommodating, friendly and helpful for places to eat and things to do. You can walk to... More

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Tauranga, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014 via mobile

Friendly welcome from motel owners , who showed us to our very well appointed studio unit .Beautiful bathroom , bedroom area had a small deck with views of the hills .Must be stunning in the winter when covered in snow. Short walk to the hot pools and well located for dining out at local restaurants. Will return as we should... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014 via mobile

We spent last weekend at the St James and loved it. We had a warm welcome from Jan who is the stand in manager and she soon had us settled in our room. We booked the spa suite and although we didn't use the spa it was worth it for the extra space, the room was huge! The interior design... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Our stay at the St James was wonderful. Every detail had been thought of, the décor was superb and everything was immaculately clean. Our terrace overlooked a wonderful view and we loved the village. We received a very warm welcome and our hosts were helpful throughout our stay. They even gave us towels to use at the spa after we... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Truly spectacular....very nicely appointed suite, every little detail has been well looked after. Fireplace, spa tub, beautiful toiletries what more could one ask for. We would absolutely stay here again...highly recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

We stayed several nights in the St James in Hanmer Springs and were very happy with the premium studio we had. It provided a lot of space (bed and sitting area), a huge bathroom with a big bathtub, well equipped kitchen. The apartment had a great view toward the mountains. The St James is located very near to the centre... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

My husband and I stayed for two nights - the last couple of nights of our two week trip around the top and east coast of NZ's South Island. The St James is central but quiet. The room was spacious, comfortable, perfectly clean and very modern. Our hosts were friendly and happy to provide restaurant recommendations. Whilst in Hanmer Springs... More

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Also Known As:
The St James Hotel Hanmer Springs
The St James Hotel
Address: 20 Chisholm Crescent, Hanmer Springs 7360, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Hanmer Springs
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 13 Specialty lodging in Hanmer Springs
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — The St James 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hanmer Springs newest accommodation. Qualmark 5 star rating. Opened October 2010. Located in the centre of the village within easy walking distance of cafes, shops, thermal pools etc. Treat yourself in our luxurious self-contained studios and suites which have panoramic alpine views, sunny patios/balconies, luxury bathrooms and oh, so comfortable beds. The perfect place to relax and unwind. ... more   less 
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