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Drifters Inn Hanmer Springs

2 Harrogate Street | North Canterbury, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Wellington, New Zealand
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013 via mobile

The accommodation was directly in front of the springs entrance. Perfect location, surrounded by everything that's anything in Hanmer Springs. Ample parking, very tidy lobby and lounge areas. Very big food preparation area and the place does not look cheap at all. Very tasteful. The host was very accommodating and literally showed us where everything was. Rooms were ok, very... More 

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Pukekohe, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013 via mobile

Pending being washed and/or blown away from our camping area we decided to try Hanmer for the night. We were lucky to get the last room available due to the new year rush. From the time we walked into reception the service was excellent with them even trying to contact us soon after checking in to tell us our car... More 

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Lesmurdie, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

one of the best and most friendliest motels Ive been too. The new owners are working very hard to make this already great place even better. Service was excellent and the lounge area is large, warm and spacious. A big log fire for reading and meeting new people. Best place to stay in Hanmer Highly recommended Kobus S

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

We stayed at the Drifters Inn during our honeymoon. We were very impressed with the atmosphere of the place, the hosts went out of their way to make sure we were comfortable and able to get the most out of the beautiful place Hanmer Springs is. Excellent place, we will definitely be staying there again and again!!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

From the time we arrived the owner was extremely helpful and informative. Guest amenities are superb. Very highly recommended. The lounge and kitchen facilities are brilliant. Very relaxing environment.

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Blenheim, New Zealand
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

Check out the Drifter's Inn opposite the Hot Pools in Hanmer, NZ, just like a luxury back packers. On-suite rooms, clean commercial kitchen with luxury lounge. Great hosts and even towel for the hot pools across the road. All for $100 per night per room - perfect,

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

We chose this hotel originally for its great location, but were pleasantly surprised at its lovely friendly managers Penny and Mike and the warm welcome they gave us. The room was adequate for an overnight stay, but we were impressed with the large and spacious lounge area and communal kitchen for the guests. It had a lodge feel to it,... More 

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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

We had a superb stay at the Drifters Inn and it is literally a stones throw from Hamner Springs so the location is fantastic. The room was beautifully presented and immaculately clean as were all of the communal areas and facilities. We received a very warm welcome from Penny and Mike (Managers) who were very helpful and gave great recommendations... More 

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18 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

Very good price for directly opposite the thermal spa. However, if you are looking for a room with a balcony, book elsewhere. Large communal lounge with TV and log fire and full commercial kitchen. Great for families.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

Flew over from Melbourne for a quick weeks holiday in NZ. Great location and facilities, the studio room was a wee bit small but It was great for what we paid. The Lounge area is excellent and although it was winter It's a 2 minute walk across to the pools in shorts. I would stay here again and my compliments... More 

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Address: 2 Harrogate Street | North Canterbury, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Hanmer Springs
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Number of rooms: 20
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