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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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67 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A nice surprise to find a lovely clean warm 2 bed room unit, central to what we wanted to do, ,Check in was a great Even has coverd parking I would recommend this place to any one, Pity about the rain

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Thank David1952_12
Judy I, Manager at Spa Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely comments, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us Regards Judy & Harry More 

New Zealand
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great value for Hanmer! Clean, tidy and very comfy beds. Older style rooms with all you need for a short stay. Undercover "carport" parking, very handy in winter. Good in room heating & electric blankets & hair dryer. Our room had a modern flatscreen tv with SKY channels.

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Thank X5666ZCemmab
Judy I, Manager at Spa Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your positive comments Regards Judy & Harry More 

2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My son and I enjoyed staying there the motel was lovely and warm it was home away from home the owners are lovely people and we would definitely stay there a again,it was very close to the hot pools and the town centre

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Thank Cindy C
Judy I, Owner at Spa Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our motel, we are glad that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you both sometime in the future. regards Judy & Harry More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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267 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

It would be hard to find a better loctaion in Hanmer Springs Village than Spa Lodge - mere minutes walk from the Thermal Pools, shops & restaurants and yet totally quiet. Decor & layout is dated but everyhing was spotlessly clean. Our 1bdr unit had minimal cooking equipment - hot plates & microwave, but we weren't planning to cook. TV... More 

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Thank zhuhai2007
Judy I, Owner at Spa Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and comments, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us Regards Judy & Harry More 

Rotorua, New Zealand
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22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights. Booking: Best to call them. Judy was really helpful and friendly. Location: Great! 4 mins walk from the hot pools. I just which they have a lighted sign at night out side by the entrance. WE missed the place coming back from our dinner as there was no sign to guide us. Room: Really spacious. A... More 

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Thank Aetramos
Judy I, Owner at Spa Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our motel, glad to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us and we appreciate your comments. Look forward to seeing you again sometime Regards Judy & Harry More 

Christchurch NZ
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Good reception but the owners do the majority of cleaning so have a slightly later book in time than most places. Beds are very comfy, units very clean, complex not new but tidy, plenty of heating if visiting in winter.... Very much great value for money if on a budget. Seems very safe and in good environment.. OH so handy... More 

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Thank Kiwipaga
Judy I, Manager at Spa Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, sorry about the radio reception it is very hard to get a radio station in Hanmer. We don't advertise that we have a spa pool on any of our sites the name Spa Lodge comes from being so close to the hot pools and spas. Check in on most motels are standard check in at... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Stayed two nights here with my son. We had a one bedroom unit. Yes it was a bit dated but it was warm, beds were comfy and the shower was amazing. So close to the town - we walked everywhere. The owners were very friendly and helpful. My son enjoyed having a wee play on the trampoline :-) I had... More 

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Thank Nicki C
Judy I, Manager at Spa Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our motel, glad that you enjoyed your stay with us it was great having you stay with us. Look forward to seeing you and your son again sometime regards Judy & Harry More 

Nelson, New Zealand
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22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

We stayed in a 2 bedroom unit for one night. It was very spacious and ohh so clean. Yes, it is an older style motel and if your looking for all the mod-cons, then this isn't your place to stay. However if like us, you want a good bed, A good shower, clean, tidy and at a very good rate....then... More 

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Thank rjlnelson
Judy I, Owner at Spa Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Hi Pam Thank you for your lovely comments it's great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you again in the future. Regards Judy & Harry More 

York
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138 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

The rooms are spacious and clean and there's a place to park your car under cover . The host was really friendly and helpful recommending places to eat . It would benefit from a bit of updating and the TV was small - but all in all this was very good value .

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Thank YorkBonBon
Judy I, Owner at Spa Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our motel. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay here with us and hope to see you again sometime in the future More 

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22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

We go to Hanmer alot and as such, have stayed in few different locations. This motel, as with all in Hanmer was a great place to stay. Let's start with the staff. As always brilliant, friendly and informative, this is standard for Hanmer. Now the motel itself. Is a short hop to the pools.The rooms have 70/80's feel/decor. They are... More 

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Thank Tim B
Judy I, Manager at Spa Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our motel, your comments were much appreciated. Glad to hear that you enjoyed a dip in the pool. Look forward to seeing you again Regards Judy & Harry More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spa Lodge is an older style motel with spacious, clean units each with kitchenette, separate bathroom and lounge,each unit has own outdoor seating,all set in a lovely garden with spectacular views. We have studio units, one bedroom units and our two bedroom family units. Children's playground, guest laundry, undercover carparking,outdoor swimming pool (summer only) free wi-fi. Only a short walk to hot spring pools and town centre. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Spa Lodge Motel

Address: 15 Harrogate Street, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Hanmer Springs
Price Range: $79 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Spa Lodge Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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