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Reviewed May 23, 2016

We found this Motel to be an absolute gem. Very tidy, clean, and every piece of equipment one could desire in a Motel. Internet Wi-Fi very good and included in the daily price. Brilliant location, only a short drive to the Hanmer shops and Thermal Pools or it could be walked in 5-10 minutes. Very quiet and no traffic noise...

Thank AytonWellington
Reviewed May 12, 2016

The staff were most helpful and pleasant. The premises were clean well appointed and comfortable. There was even a morning news paper at the front door the next morning. Close to all amenities with a 10 minute walk to the town centre.

Thank Dennis S
Perth, Australia
Reviewed May 3, 2016

We had a two bedroom chalet which was great for the two of us. Lots of dvd's to watch. Good heating which was needed! Pretty well equipped kitchens for dinner meals. Liked the induction cooktops and also had an oven.

Thank tamaletown
Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 24, 2016

We were delighted to be back at the Chalets Motel in February 2016. We had the same Chalet as before and it was delightful. Everything was done by Andrew and his team to make our stay excellent. Thank you for making another trip to New Zealand so enjoyable. This site is so peaceful and we would recommend it wholeheartedly. We...

1Thank Moann36
San Diego, California
Reviewed March 16, 2016

These chalets are positioned for maximum privacy and views of trees, gardens, and lawns. Windows on four sides allow views in every direction, and birdsong adds to the tranquility. The pine paneling and high ceilings provide a mountainy charm. Several small things that added to our enjoyment: a full kitchen, with four-burner stove and oven; towel racks in the kitchen,...

Thank LandCruisers
Bargara, Australia
Reviewed March 16, 2016

This was our 6th stay at The Chalets and our longest. But next year will be longer still as we have booked 2 periods of 14 days. The units are well kept and equipped and have a comfortable bed plus, from some, great views. The hosts are very well organised and personable. Overall, one of the best places we have...

1Thank Jim M
Sawley, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 14, 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights and I have to say the chalets are great, clean, tidy and well supplied. Our host Andrew was very helpful. The location is fabulous, excellent views and easy walking distance into Hamner Springs. We had a fantastic time here and will be visiting again when we are next in New Zealand. Thank you.

Thank John S
Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 10, 2016

A beautiful location on the edge of the town, very quiet and in lovely surroundings. We had lovely views over the mountains from our chalet which was well equipped, spacious and spotlessly clean. we had a warm welcome from a very friendly host.

Thank Barbara V
New Zealand
Reviewed March 8, 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights in Chalet no.8 and were very impressed. The motel is just on the edge of the township and back from the road so no noise at all. It was also an ok walking distance from the village if you had to. Our chalet was up near the top of the hill with a large...

Thank Kay004
Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

Nice roomy cabins with all amenities. Very clean with nice outlooks and handy to town and tourist amenities. I have stayed here before so am satisfied in the consistency of the standards. Only negative is that I think it's a bit pricey. Still, it's a tourist destination and no lack of customers. Probably competitive for this standard in this town.

Thank Peter G
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Your hosts, Andrew & Vera, welcome you to The Chalets Motel, a unique alpine retreat situated in the picturesque resort of Hanmer Springs. Famous for its Hot Thermal Pools. We offer 10 totally separate, modern, fully self-contained alpine-style chalets, including Luxury 1-Bedroom SPA chalet and 2-Bedroom Chalet with wheel-chair access. Each chalet has its own carpark with space for mountain bikes. All chalets have stunning views of the hills and surrounding mountains. Sunny & quiet. Spacious grounds ~ children's playarea with trampoline and swing. LCD TVs with 50+ SKY Channels, includes all Sport Channels. Free WiFi and DVDs. Easy 600 m stroll to the Hot Thermal Pools and village centre. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chalets Motel

Address: 56 Jacks Pass Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Hanmer Springs
Price Range: $98 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Chalets Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Hanmer Springs
#3 Family Hotel in Hanmer Springs
#7 Luxury Hotel in Hanmer Springs
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“No 10 has a beautiful spa bath, but each of the chalets looked great”
 of 5 bubbles PaulofNottingham, Feb 15, 2017 | Read review
“Our unit was on the lower level of the site, making it easy to park.”
 of 5 bubbles 400kimmm, Nov 1, 2016 | Read review
“Not necessary, every chalet is very good, on same good quality level with fantastic view (top of the hill)”
 of 5 bubbles martabrash, Oct 27, 2016 | Read review
“All units seemed to be excellent”
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 of 5 bubbles AytonWellington, May 23, 2016 | Read review
“All chalets are well placed and allow privacy and parking.”
 of 5 bubbles C6717WIdenniss, May 12, 2016 | Read review
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