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The St James
Ranked #1 of 21 Hotels in Hanmer Springs
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Reviewed November 23, 2011

We wound up in Hanmer Springs very much unexpectedly and decided to stay at the St. James. It was a good choice, the rooms were spacious and clean in a very modern style. From the back of the room was a beautiful view of the mountains.

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Reviewed November 21, 2011

Would highly recommend to anyone. Excellent modern facilities and great hosts. Short walk to town and great scenic views. Thanks for great stay.

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  • Stayed: November 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed November 18, 2011

We really enjoyed our stay at the St James, the room was lovely and spacious with all the mod cons. Its really close the everything but amazingly quiet.

  • Stayed: November 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed November 6, 2011

This place is great value for money. The room is gorgeous and the beds are extremely comfortable, which is very important to me as I am a light sleeper. The location is excellent. Our view was ho-hum but some of the rooms have very pretty views. The best Indian food I have ever had is right across the street at Coriander's. A lovely park across the street. They even lend you DVD's. Felt private enough to really enjoy our bedroom during our honey moon ;) and yet still had a charming feel to it as it wasn't like a big hotel. Highly recommend!

  • Stayed: October 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed November 6, 2011

We had a fantastic stay at The St James, could not have asked for more, free internet, fantastic crockery and equipment, wished we could have stayed for longer.

Room Tip: We had a room upstairs which was fantastic, views great and very quiet
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  • Stayed: November 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 20, 2011

My husband and I stayed for 1 night in December 2010 soon after the opening. We had been travelling across NZ in a campervan and deciced as it was our honelymoon and we deserved 1 night in a hotel. What a great choice we made with The St James. Paul and Rae were so warm and welcoming that we even considered extended our stay in the area. The Deluxe room was wonderful from the view to the huge comfy bed and the spa bath, just perfect. Highly recommend to anyone staying the in area. If we were ever fortunate enough to return to NZ we would stay at The St James.

  • Stayed: December 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 9, 2011

My wife and I stayed for one night and it was excellent. The staff/owners are friendly and very personible. Our room was emaculate, amazing quality and finish. Literally a 5 minute stroll to the hot pools and complementary towels were given to us at reception. Very quiet with great views this is one hotel I will definately be staying in again and would recommend to all.

  • Stayed: October 2011, traveled as a couple
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Address: 20 Chisholm Crescent, Hanmer Springs 7360, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Hanmer Springs
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Hanmer Springs
Price Range: $135 - $221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The St James 5*
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hanmer Springs newest accommodation. 5 Star rating. The perfect place for couples to relax and recharge. Located in the centre of the village - park the car and stroll to the restaurants, cafes, shops and thermal pools. Self-contained studios and suites with panoramic alpine views, sunny patios/balconies, luxury bathrooms and oh, so comfortable beds. ... more   less 
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