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    Rippinvale Retreat

    68 Rippingale Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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          Overview
          • Excellent93%
          • Very good5%
          • Average1%
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          • Terrible1%
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          Breakfast included
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          Reviewed 20 April 2017

          Excellent accomodation to get pampered! We had a very nice welcome, glass of wine with something to eat when we arrived. In the morning the breakfast was exceptional! Room was very clean en complete. Hosts were very nice. I even got a chance to ride...More

          Thank J S
          Response from Helen B, Owner at Rippinvale RetreatResponded 22 April 2017

          Thankyou for taking the time to review us. It is such a lovely time of year in Hanmer Springs and we are so pleased you took the bikes out and enjoyed the forest tracks on them. Breakfasts are our speciality, I think it's the best...More

          Reviewed 20 April 2017

          Stayed 2 nights and were welcomed back like old friends. Very attentive to detail, absolutely beautiful breakfasts both days, a special place for rest and relaxation - this time even made use of the bikes provided. Thanks for spoiling us yet again !!More

          Thank NZTravellerKaiapoi
          Response from Helen B, Owner at Rippinvale RetreatResponded 22 April 2017

          It is always lovely to welcome returning guests and you are quite right it is like welcoming old friends back ! I hope you enjoyed making something yummy with the quinces, I am working my way through kilos picked the other day and giving away...More

          Reviewed 1 April 2017

          Rippinvale Retreat is a home away from home, and then some. We felt totally spoilt and were able to fully relax in a gorgeous location, and treated to warm, generous hospitality, one of the best breakfasts we've ever had, and to top it all a...More

          Thank C0ldWaterMusic
          Response from Helen B, Owner at Rippinvale RetreatResponded 2 April 2017

          When our guests choose to stay at Rippinvale for a very special occasion we get a real buzz from making it as lovely as possible and especially memorable. Thankyou for giving us the opportunity to look after you both on your honeymoon and much love...More

          Reviewed 30 March 2017

          We were made thoroughly welcome by Helen and John; the pre dinner drinks, after dinner port and gourmet breakfasts were a real treat. Plus the gardens are wonderful. A truly perfect accommodation, which we would gladly recommend others to.

          Thank Theresa S
          Response from Helen B, Owner at Rippinvale RetreatResponded 2 April 2017

          Thank you Theresa for taking the time to review us. We really enjoyed meeting you both and sharing our special corner of NZ with you !

          Reviewed 13 March 2017

          Exceptionally friendly and helpful hosts. Provided a wonderful breakfast at the crack of dawn so that we could get to Picton on time for our Ferry booking. Very comfortable but some why out of the main town. Need to upgrade their TV system and provide...More

          Thank Des M
          Response from Helen B, Owner at Rippinvale RetreatResponded 26 March 2017

          Thank you Des for your review. Just to clarify Rippinvale is a short 10/15 minute flat walk to the centre of the village which is 1.5 km or a 2 minute drive from Rippinvale. We are situated on the western boundary of the golf course...More

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          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
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          • Spa
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Breakfast included
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          • Refrigerator in room
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          • US$200 - US$241 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Kitchenette
          • Number of rooms
          • 2
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