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Forest Peak Motel

4Torquay Terrace, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's located a little out of the village, a 5-10 minute walk, but I liked this. Room was very comfortable and a nice size, with everything we needed. Checked in early and quick, and upgraded to a nicer room than paid for.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a fancy motel but very comfortable and warm when it was very cold outside! It had everything you could need with a nice bathroom and nice little kitchen. Very friendly and helpful staff- even allowed me to change my booking (later than their rules allowed) due family emergency. Very welcoming and helpful on arrival too. Very reasonable price. Will... More 

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Tinley Park, Illinois
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189 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

We loved our room at the Forest Peak Motel. It was huge, clean and quiet. The room's parking space was right outside our door and the outdoor lights had motion detectors. We were loaned towels for the hot pools. The motel is several blocks from the downtown area but it is definitely walkable. It is also close to a walking... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Our family of 4 stayed in a 3 bedroom unit for one night. Great for teenagers to get their own room for same price as 2 bedroom units. We had free unlimited wifi, also great for teenagers. Older style motel but bathroom had been upgraded. Spacious and plenty of room to put our things. Full size oven and plenty of... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful place, managers we a pleasure to deal with. Recomend this motel to anyone and everyone. Will definitely be ruturning in the near future. 800 metres to the beautiful thermal hot pools. Most enjoyable experience

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Gympie
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Lovely friendly hosts, sound proofing was not the best, could hear noise from adjoining unit. Nice location only a short walk to town and hot pools. Parking could be a bit better as had to double up to park near our unit.

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New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

The great Kiwi holiday place. Full kitchen, four plate cooker with oven. The light switches indicate a 1950/60 era birth. The microwave and flat screen TV plus free WiFi bring this old girl in to the 2015 era. Clean and spruced up it's a safe choice for unpretensious travellers. I did have some issues with getting the WiFi to work... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

I'm currently staying at the Forest Peaks motel for the first night of my holiday. The room was well priced. The motel is definitely on the older side but everything is exceptionally clean, the bed is comfortable and the staff member I dealt with was welcoming and knowledgeable. She gave me some great tips on other attractions around Hanmer Springs.

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StaceyHanmer, Manager at Forest Peak Motel, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you so much Hayden for your great review, i am so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you come back to see us one day, Thanks again. Manager, Angela. More 

Van Anda
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

This is not a high end place, shows sign of wear, however, the unit we were in (1 bedroom with kitchen, living area) was very cozy during our stay. It is about a 10 min walk into town and hot springs which we preferred, a lovely walk by homes and forests. Free wifi was fast, kitchen had everything we needed.... More 

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StaceyHanmer, Manager at Forest Peak Motel, responded to this review

Hi there, thank you for your wonderful comment, i am so glad you enjoyed your stay, we hope to see you another day. Thanks, Manager, Angela. More 

Cookstown, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

We try to get out of Christchurch every 6-8 weeks and we always go to Hanmer Springs and try to stay here.. literally a 7 minute walk into the village.. its clean and comfortable staff are so friendly

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StaceyHanmer, Manager at Forest Peak Motel, responded to this review

Thanks Hannah for your review, That's great you always try and come to us, it is much appreciated, hope to see you back here soon. Manager, Angela. More 

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