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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Very impressed with the facilities - dishwasher, electric frypan, even a decent hairdryer in the room. Friendly staff, clean tidy room. Slightly disappointed that we didn't have a room with a view over the lovely reserve next door but can't complain when we got a deal on the room. Awesome location - we walked everywhere as everything was right there...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed 1 night in the Executive Studio with Spa Bath. From booking, to checking in and checking out we were met by friendly staff that made us feel very welcome. The room was spacious for the two of us and included a dining table, couches and a fully furnished kitchen. Amenities were fully stocked and due to the current...

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Carvoeiro, Portugal
Reviewed 28 February 2016

On the website it said 5-star motel. Even though everything is new, five star is overdoing it a bit. The bed is too short, the pillows terribly hard so you end up with a stiff neck, the spa in the bathroom does not have particularly good jet power. People standing on the next door balcony can look straight into your...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Stayed 2 nights, excellent service and accommodation, upstairs room, very modern, clean and great amenities. Would definitely stay here again, highly recommended. Owners very helpful and hotel very close to al amenities, walking distance, leave the car at hotel.

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Thank Greg W
Reviewed 22 February 2016

This is a fabulous place, seems like brand new, everything very modern and comfortable. Staff very friendly and helpful and even provided free towels for the hot pools. Very spacious rooms, TV's in master as well as living area, a short walk to the town and shops, really it is right next door so super convenient and can walk to...

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Thame, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2016

This motel offers ‘premium accommodation’ in Hanmer Springs, not far from the centre of town, and the facilities are of good quality with complete privacy. Our room on the ground floor had a view over gardens. Rae and Paul were helpful and friendly, and also recommended a good restaurant for dinner.

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Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

We live in the deluxe studio for 2 nights, room is very clean, comfortable and well equipped. Guest laundry is just downstairs. Free pool towels are available from the reception. Lovely view from the balcony, and the bed. 5mins walk to the pool, shops and restaurants. I would certainly stay again.

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Nambucca Heads, Australia
Reviewed 10 February 2016

We had a studio room which was 29 square metres in size and extremely spacious. There was also a balcony with table and chairs. The kitchenette included a two plate, cooker, microwave oven, sink, fridge, electric hot water jug, toaster and a dishwasher. The room fit-out was of 5 star quality. The rooms look out through floor to ceiling glass...

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Paraparaumu, Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 February 2016

This property is immaculate, owners and staff are extremely helpful, room costs at top end but reflects the standard. Location is perfect as quality shops are next door and the towns famous spa pools are a 5 minute walk through central shopping precinct. Have stayed twice over 12 months and standard has remained the same, will stay again in the...

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Gold coast
Reviewed 8 February 2016

We arrived into Hanmer Springs in the rain. It was cold and damp, and frankly I was well and truly over the drive. On arriving we found our beautiful room set up all cosy, heater on, heated tiles on in the bathroom.... Just bliss The room was exceptionally clean, modern, and the bed was super comfortable. The view out of...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 

Additional Information about The St James

Address: 20 Chisholm Crescent, Hanmer Springs 7360, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Hanmer Springs
Price Range: $179 - $309 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The St James 5*
Number of rooms: 16
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The St James Hotel Hanmer Springs
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Hanmer Springs
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“Some rooms don't have views, if it bothers you make sure to check when booking.”
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“Ground floor if you have a lot of luggage.”
414BrianS, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Any room but we chose ground floor kingroom”
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“We had a first floor apartment, if you have heavy suitcases you do need to lug them up a flight of stairs”
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