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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 February 2015

I took my three grandchildren to Hanmer Springs this last weekend, staying two nights at Chalets Motel. We received a very warm and friendly welcome from our hosts, they took the children off to show them our " home" for the weekend, our chalet was very warm, very well appointed and comfortable with a lovely mountain view. All thought the...

1Thank Catherine C
Bargara, Australia
Reviewed 18 February 2015

This is our fifth stay and last year we commented that it would be interesting to see what changes Andrew and Vera had made. Well, quite a few mainly dealing with simple issues of creature comfort thus making an excellent establishment even better. In summary, separate chalets on well maintained grounds and, despite a bit of a hill, an easy...

2Thank Jim M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2015

My wife and I are touring New Zealand and arrived at Hanmer Springs about 8pm looking for accommodation. The first place we tried couldn't make their minds up whether they wanted to let accommodation. So we drove a couple of minutes to find the Chalets Motel in Jacks Road. There was a friendly welcome. We were taken to a nice...

2Thank david v
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 January 2015

We've stayed here a few times before and always found it very clean and pleasant. The separate chalets make it special -- and usually very quiet. But on our most recent visit, last week, we were a bit disappointed. The facilities are still the same, although there is a new owner/manager. But a new subdivision is being built nearby, and...

2Thank Marla H
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 20 January 2015

All the reviews you read here of the chalets are indeed true. They're clean, comfy and have a beautiful setting with lovely views of the mountains. But as a group of nine on a motorcycle tour of the island, that twisting, steep, loose gravel driveway was murder! More annoying was the fact we had specifically checked with the owners in...

Thank traveelingbelle
Bracknell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2015

Just on the outskirts of town, but only a five minutes walk into the centre. Chalets in an Alpine style, with bedroom, bathroom and living/kitchen/dinig area and ourside terrace. Only drawback is that the chalets get very hot during the day, and with no air-conditioning a ceiling fan would probably have made a hufe difference.

Thank BinfieldRoamer
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 January 2015

We had booked Chalet 10 again well in advance and found when we arrived that Pat and Jock were no longer running the business. We were a little apprehensive but when Andrew greeted us our fears were allayed. He was welcoming and when we got to our Chalet with Andrew we found it as it always had been - clean,open...

Thank David R
New York
Reviewed 27 November 2014

Set on a hill, these self catering apartments have beautiful views with a rustic feel. Our apartment was well appointed for a homey atmosphere. The owner is particularly friendly and helpful. We could have stayed for a long time.

1Thank Cheryl Y
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2014

Stayed in a 2 bedroom chalet (no 8) for three nights during October 2014. The accommodation although not the biggest we stayed in during our trip was perfectly ok, clean and tidy. Full kitchen provided, with all the usual equipment. Laundry facilities available at a charge in a separate building just a view yards away. Free wi-fi provided. Noise was...

1Thank Glyn872
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 November 2014

I wasn't expecting too much from this motel based on internet searches and pictures. Well, I can now honestly say, you cant always believe what you read or see online. The Chalets Motel was lovely! Clean, Warm, Spacious, views were gorgeous and only a very short drive to town (or walk if your not too tired from a day of...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • 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: RM434 - RM714 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Chalets Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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#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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