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Hurunui River Retreat

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  • Nov. 20, 2016
    “Quiet luxury ”
  • Aug. 13, 2016
    “Super”
560 Hurunui Bluff Road, Hurunui 7385 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Wheelchair Access
Free Wifi
Pool
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Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

We had the most relaxing few days at Flax - it was the ideal spot to recharge after a long international flight and before a long drive up North. The cottage was spotlessly clean , warm, well equipped and stylishly furnished with high quality bedding...More

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Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Lovely place , great decor & amenities. Peaceful surroundings with good view. Extremely good all round & wonderful breakfast options provided. Everything you could want for a weekend away to recharge the batteries. Also great option for a group of friends. We will be back...More

1  Thank JBubbles50
Reviewed January 19, 2016

The moment we arrived for our 1 night stay in the Tussock cottage, it was luxury! The impeccable presented cottage oozed 5 Star – the decor, setting, furnishings, linen, the supplied breakfast (home made muesli and apricots were amazing) and the divine platter that Tina...More

2  Thank VickiL66
Reviewed January 11, 2016

We stayed two nights at the cottages and had a wonderful time. Everything was perfect. Tina (owner and chef) cooked dinner for us one night and it was great. This is a very restful, quiet, retreat that certainly helped recharge our batteries. Its close to...More

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Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

It's taken a few months to write this review, what a little treasure these cottages are. The hosts are so hospitable and the breakfasts left for in the cottage was amazing, beautiful yoghurt, muesli, farm fresh eggs. I cannot wait to go back to this...More

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Description
Hurunui River Retreat is the perfect place for a relaxing break.Situated in a peaceful rural valley alongside the Hurunui River, the Hurunui River Retreat is just a one hour drive from Christchurch and a More little over thirty minutes south of Hanmer Springs.With two stunning architecturally designed apartments – aptly named ‘Tussock’ and ‘Flax’ – situated a stone’s throw from the Hurunui River, your accommodation offers relaxation, tranquillity and stunning views from every room. Once there, enjoy a glass of wine on the deck or a soak under the stars in our heated outdoor bath, which boasts uninterrupted views of the Southern Alps.In summer, take a short stroll through the paddock to swim in the river; in winter, make the most of the nearby ski fields; enjoy a leisurely ride on the mountain bikes provided; or duck out for some fishing at the renowned Hurunui and Waiau rivers. There’s plenty to do, with the Hurunui River Retreat handy to many popular destinations and local activities.Each apartment has a stunning fully appointed kitchen and barbeque for self-catering, with a continental breakfast provided each morning. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
2
Price range
US$132 - US$165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Hurunui
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
2
Price range
US$132 - US$165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Hurunui
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Room & Suite (4)
Dining (3)
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"Either Cottage would be perfect"
SandiiL
Jun. 2, 2013
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"Either one of the two cottages would be excellant"
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Jan. 26, 2013
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