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Northland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 September 2013

We came from the Far North looking for a relaxing break. We found the perfect spot. We were greeted by the friendly hosts and they went out of their way to provide us with info about Hanmer Springs and the surrounding area to make our stay more enjoyable. They made us feel very welcome. The Chalets were very clean and...

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ChaletsMotel, Owner at Chalets Motel, responded to this review

Hi there Sally! We so appreciate this great review ~ thanks heaps and a big thank you also for taking timeout to do it for us. We are just rapt that the three of you so enjoyed your stay with us at The Chalets here in lovely Hanmer Springs! Hope you had a good trip back to the 'Winterless North'...

Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 September 2013

Once again a wonderful stay at The Chalets Motel. The motels are truly lovely, I love the fact that they are all separate, you don't feel as though you will disturb the next unit if you are watching a late movie. The units are all very well equipped, warm, and beautifully clean. Just feels like a home away from home....

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ChaletsMotel, Owner at Chalets Motel, responded to this review

Thanks so much Denise ~ that's an awesome review for us ~ we really appreciate you taking the time to post it on Trip Advisor. Hope all is going well, see you next time! =) Pat & Jock

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 August 2013

Just stayed here for two nights, honestly if you want to stay somewhere special this is it. The rooms are basic but awesome, they are very clean and well equipped, the views are amazing and close to town, I would never stay anywhere else in Hanmer at all, unless you like ya boring normal place. And the host are so...

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ChaletsMotel, Owner at Chalets Motel, responded to this review

Wow, an awesome review ~ thanks Dan!! We are rapt you both enjoyed your stay here so much, and we look forward to seeing you next time you can escape from your busy life! We very much appreciate you taking the time to post this top review on Trip Advisor for us =) Pat & Jock

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 August 2013

Returned without the rest of the family this time and had another relaxing, enjoyable stay. Clean, warm and comfortable units with privacy. Nice views of the mountains and friendly hosts. Thanks Pat and Jock.

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ChaletsMotel, Owner at Chalets Motel, responded to this review

Thanks Nick ~ Thanks for returning for another stay with us ~ it was great to see you both again! Thanks so much for taking the time to put this great review on Trip Advisor again for us =) Pat & Jock

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 August 2013

I have stayed at The Chalets on a number of occassions for a number of different purposes. The hospitality is outstanding-- warm and friendly. I love the location-- a real get-away-from-it-all feel. The units are always spotless and I feel safe and relaxed even if I am on my own

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ChaletsMotel, Owner at Chalets Motel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely review Lois ~ we really appreciate you taking the time to pop onto Trip Advisor and do it for us. It's great to hear how much you like staying with us! =) Pat & Jock

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 August 2013

Was a fantastic get away from Christchurch, even if it was just for one night! Units were very clean, comfortable and inviting. Our outside chalet light was on for us along with our heater as we arrived early evening, a lovely touch! Hosts Pat and Jock both welcomed us and were very friendly. Would definitely stay again. Thank you

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ChaletsMotel, Owner at Chalets Motel, responded to this review

A great review for us Sally ~ thanks heaps, it was great to have you and Jo stay with us again, and we are so happy that you enjoyed your time with us and your night out in lovely Hanmer Springs ~ and the All Blacks won!! We look forward to seeing you again when you can make it up...

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 August 2013

We booked the chalets again as our previous experience in the spa bath chalet was excellent. We did not manage to get the spa bath chalet but instead a 2 bedroomed chalet (no8). We arrived at 2pm and were met by Pat who as ever had a very inviting manner. She showed us on the map which chalet was ours...

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ChaletsMotel, Owner at Chalets Motel, responded to this review

Hi David, Huge thanks for taking the time to post your awesome, positive review!! We thank you for choosing to stay with us again and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your second visit, this time in No. 8! It's really gratifying for us when guests return to stay with us, and it was lovely to see you again....

Sydney
Reviewed 19 August 2013

We stayed with another couple, renting Chalets #10 and #1. Both were exceptionally clean and very comfortable and warm. The spa in Chalet #10 was excellent. The hosts were very welcoming, making our stay a memorable one. With modern features and a traditional vibe, Chalet Motels has the best of both worlds - tucked away only minutes from the hot...

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ChaletsMotel, Owner at Chalets Motel, responded to this review

Hi John, a big thank you for your great review of yours and your friends' stay with us! We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us, even tho' it was only for one night ~ hopefully you can return before too long and enjoy a few more days of R & R with us in lovely Hanmer Springs!...

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 11 August 2013

The Chalet was clean, warm and cosy. We would love to go back for at least 5 nights as only stayed one night. We had a lovely stay and hosts are very helpful. Close to town and to the Thermal pools. Enjoyed eating in with the full equipped kitchen. Thank you Pat and Jock.

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ChaletsMotel, Owner at Chalets Motel, responded to this review

Thanks heaps Heidi for this really great review, and we are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us. Yes, it would be great if you can return for longer next time! Thanks again for taking the time to do this for us =) Pat & Jock

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 August 2013

We booked 2 nights in Chalet 10, which came with a big spa bath. It was our first break since October last year and we were looking forward to some down time. We were not disappointed! Check in was smooth and friendly, with Pat being very welcoming. Our chalet was immaculate and without fault. It was a nice to see...

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ChaletsMotel, Owner at Chalets Motel, responded to this review

Thanks sooooo much for this awesome, positive and informative review!!! We are just rapt that you enjoyed staying with us in the Spa Chalet ~ it is a little bit of heaven when you really need some serious downtime! Glad you had a great time in our lovely little alpine village too ~ it's hard to beat for a retreat...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • 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
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Hanmer Springs
Price Range: $132 - $215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Chalets Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Hanmer Springs
#3 Family Hotel in Hanmer Springs
#6 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, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Our unit was on the lower level of the site, making it easy to park.”
 of 5 bubbles 400kimmm, 1 Nov 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, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All units seemed to be excellent”
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 of 5 bubbles AytonWellington, 23 May 2016 | Read review
“All chalets are well placed and allow privacy and parking.”
 of 5 bubbles C6717WIdenniss, 12 May 2016 | Read review
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