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Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Booked last August as our Michigan friends wanted to visit South Island. Never been and are very impressed. Good value for money at height of tourist season. Emma and husband very friendly and helpful. Very comfortable and spacious. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Pokeno8
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We stayed overnight in the Campervan park which was really good being very close to the town. We ate in the 5 Stags restaurant which was both delicious and very reasonably priced. All of the staff were very friendly and chatty. Would highly recommend this place if looking for a great experience in Hanmer.

Thank nsbrock
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Clean, tidy, very friendly staff. We stayed in a 2 bedroom spa room and it was beautiful. There was a lovely view from our room of the mountain and it was close to ths spa and the main town (within walking distance). It is spacious and overally great. We would definitely come again.

Thank Jacinta8
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Clean facilities and great staff. This was a short stop over for 2days simply to recharge from our travelling in the South Island . We managed to book a package which included access to the Hanmer springs hot pools and accommodation at the Hot spring Motor lodge which worked out to be cheaper than booking both separately. We found the...

Thank Narelle V
Reviewed 16 January 2017

One of the best places we stayed on the South Island, warm friendly staff. Accommodation - huge booked 2 bedroom apartment which came with lounge, dining and balcony areas. Bathroom was really modern with spa bath, bedrooms really comfortable and clean. View from balcony was great. Even though this is a bit of a walk from the main town area...

Thank Lisa A
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

In response to the pleas of local businesses to support them post earthquake, we decided to head south from Nelson and do just that. First stop was Hanmer Springs and the Hot Springs Motor Lodge. We were very impressed with the lovely big rooms, friendly helpful staff and general ambience of the place. We appreciated the little touches such as...

1Thank jugs59
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 6 January 2017

5 stars in all respects. Professional and caring managers. Spotless room appointed to a very high standard. While in our 60s a room with a spa bath is always welcomed. The attached restaurant pleased us too despite other reviews. Will come back.

1Thank KeenPhotographer-11
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Having come to Hanmer in response to their plea for people to keep coming after the earthquake, I was surprised to find the place was very busy and less than capable of dealing with the numbers. Both nights we went to the restaurant we were told there would be a delay although the place was virtually empty. Staff were international...

2Thank Neill B
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Rooms very spacious, clean and well-appointed. Nice and quiet. Super comfy bed, roomy bathroom. Great value, will hopefully get back here again! Hanmer Springs is my favourite place in the South Island! Last time I was here was 17 years ago and I can't believe how much it has changed, but it hasn't lost any of it's charm.

1Thank Marie S
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Hanmer Springs was a last minute addition to our plans after having to cancel Kaikoura in the aftermath of the earthquake. We stayed for one night in a standard studio at the Hot Springs Motor Lodge, and were really pleased with our choice of accommodation. The motel is about 10mins walk from the thermal baths, and towels were provided to...

2Thank LM82

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy Hanmer Springs scenic surroundings while relaxing in one of our modern, clean and comfortable accommodation units. We have 32 modern, spacious units including studios, spa units, and luxury 1 and 2-bedroom spa apartments. Each Motel has either a king-size bed or king and a single, a kitchenette and an ensuite bathroom. No need to leave the complex either as we have a licensed restaurant adjoining the property - offering breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. On offer on Sunday mornings is a cooked / continental breakfast buffet which can be enjoyed at the Hot Springs Hotel from 8.30am, as well. Free guest BBQ also available. Sky TV, Free WiFi, BBQ area, Off-street parking, Mountain Bike storage and Guest Laundry are some of the facilities we offer to ensure your stay is comfortable. A 6-minute walk takes you to the thermal pools and village centre offering beauty treatments, fashion shopping, a variety of cafes, mini putt golf courses and a picturesque 18 hole golf course. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hot Springs Motor Lodge

Address: 35 Hanmer Springs Road | PO Box 115, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Hanmer Springs
Price Range: $133 - $182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hot Springs Motor Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
Hot Springs Motor Hotel Hanmer Springs
Hot Springs Hotel
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Hanmer Springs
#5 Luxury Hotel in Hanmer Springs
#5 Family Hotel in Hanmer Springs
#10 Romantic Hotel in Hanmer Springs
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“B5 is great in the autumn, might be a bit noisier in the summer.”
KarinC586, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you have lots of luggage, ask for a room downstairs.”
JohannaVantaalta, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The upstairs rooms had views of nearby mountains that had snow on them.”
M7439EKrichardw, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the lower level have some noise from the upper level rooms.”
swissjoron, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Splurge and pick a spa bath room”
KeenPhotographer-11, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
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