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All reviewshelen johnb bdelicious homemade breakfastexcellent hostsour honeymoonglass of winebeautiful propertyeach morningoutdoor spafour nightslovely touchcontinental breakfastthoroughly enjoyed our stayhome away from homea wonderful stayan easy walkstayed longer
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Reviewed 8 January 2016

A beautiful location on the edge of town with lovely gardens; plenty of places to sit and enjoy the views or read on the shady swing seat. Breakfasts were delicious, full of homemade goodies and each of the three mornings were different. We also enjoyed...More

Thank Fuschiagal
Reviewed 30 December 2015

We stayed with Helen and her family on the 29.12.15. What wonderful hosts, beautiful accomodation and the breakfasts are superb! The property is located on the outskirts of Hamner Springs, in the South Island of New Zealand. The property has beautiful gardens and the room/suite...More

Thank ozhelen63
Reviewed 20 December 2015

The photos of this B and B look really good and the reality is even better! Quality furnishings, immaculate throughout and lovely bathroom. We had a warm welcome from the hosts and enjoyed their huge garden. The location is very quiet though walking distance into...More

Thank Andrea K
Reviewed 16 December 2015

We absolutely loved our stay at Rippinvale, and was the perfect place for our honeymoon. The property is stunning, and a huge tribute to the owners who put in a lot of hard work for the guests to enjoy. We were totally spoiled, and enjoyed...More

Thank Girlygal76
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

I got to spend two days in Hanmer Springs at Rippinvale Retreat - and it was outstanding! It was certainly away from the hustle and bustle, yet still very close to the Main Street and attractions; the grounds are well taken care of and beautiful,...More

Thank Ted M
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"Let the owners know, if you do not like sweet food for breakfast"
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"Ground floor B&B suite in a beautiful garden setting. Conveniently located to DT Hammer Springs."
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"If you are visiting Hanmer Springs you must stay"
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"There are only two suites and both are private."
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