We were travelling and just stopped here for a soak in the pools. They are natural and unfiltered and set in lovely mountain scenery. We enjoyed the outdoor pools, cold plunge pool and snow. But I think the place is a bit tired and two of the outside pools were on the cool side. So everyone was in a small hot pool. There are private pools but we didnt use these. The bathhouse is segregrated into ladies and men and dress optional. The bathhouse soak pool didnt look good with scum on top and wasnt warm enough. But the showers great, use three at once for best effect. It was very expensive for our family of 4 $76. And some work needed to be done to clear the very icy steps to pools. The cafe was actually very good. The sushi, rice balls and food was well priced and tasty. The restaurant is only open for breakfast and dinner and other bathers told us it was very nice. An enjoyable experience in the snow and a more authentic experience than the more commercial hot pools in Hanmer. But a bit tired.
- Also Known As:
- Maruia Springs Thermal Resort Ltd Hotel South Island
- Maruia Springs Thermal Hotel Ltd