We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Chalets Motel

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 2 more sites!
Professional photos
Chalets Motel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

360 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
There are newer reviews for Chalets Motel
See the most recent reviews
Showing 357: English reviews
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 July 2016

We received a very warm welcome and were very pleased with our little cabin on the edge of the woods. It had great views, was well equipped, had excellent heating and a really comfortable bed. We couldn't have asked for a better place for a mid-week break in Hanmer. The Chalets Motel is a short walk from the town centre,...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank SarahP138
Wellington
Reviewed 24 May 2016

We found this Motel to be an absolute gem. Very tidy, clean, and every piece of equipment one could desire in a Motel. Internet Wi-Fi very good and included in the daily price. Brilliant location, only a short drive to the Hanmer shops and Thermal Pools or it could be walked in 5-10 minutes. Very quiet and no traffic noise...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank AytonWellington
Reviewed 12 May 2016

The staff were most helpful and pleasant. The premises were clean well appointed and comfortable. There was even a morning news paper at the front door the next morning. Close to all amenities with a 10 minute walk to the town centre.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Dennis S
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 May 2016

We had a two bedroom chalet which was great for the two of us. Lots of dvd's to watch. Good heating which was needed! Pretty well equipped kitchens for dinner meals. Liked the induction cooktops and also had an oven.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank tamaletown
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2016

We were delighted to be back at the Chalets Motel in February 2016. We had the same Chalet as before and it was delightful. Everything was done by Andrew and his team to make our stay excellent. Thank you for making another trip to New Zealand so enjoyable. This site is so peaceful and we would recommend it wholeheartedly. We...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Moann36
San Diego, California
Reviewed 17 March 2016

These chalets are positioned for maximum privacy and views of trees, gardens, and lawns. Windows on four sides allow views in every direction, and birdsong adds to the tranquility. The pine paneling and high ceilings provide a mountainy charm. Several small things that added to our enjoyment: a full kitchen, with four-burner stove and oven; towel racks in the kitchen,...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank LandCruisers
Bargara, Australia
Reviewed 17 March 2016

This was our 6th stay at The Chalets and our longest. But next year will be longer still as we have booked 2 periods of 14 days. The units are well kept and equipped and have a comfortable bed plus, from some, great views. The hosts are very well organised and personable. Overall, one of the best places we have...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Jim M
Sawley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights and I have to say the chalets are great, clean, tidy and well supplied. Our host Andrew was very helpful. The location is fabulous, excellent views and easy walking distance into Hamner Springs. We had a fantastic time here and will be visiting again when we are next in New Zealand. Thank you.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank John S
Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2016

A beautiful location on the edge of the town, very quiet and in lovely surroundings. We had lovely views over the mountains from our chalet which was well equipped, spacious and spotlessly clean. we had a warm welcome from a very friendly host.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Barbara V
New Zealand
Reviewed 8 March 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights in Chalet no.8 and were very impressed. The motel is just on the edge of the township and back from the road so no noise at all. It was also an ok walking distance from the village if you had to. Our chalet was up near the top of the hill with a large...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Kay004

105 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (80)
Viewed
View from Room (41)
Viewed
Room/Suite (8)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (9)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (2)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
1:31
Videos (1)
Viewed
Other (15)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (25)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (6)
Viewed
View from Room (2)
Viewed
Room/Suite (10)
Viewed
Other (7)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Hanmer Springs hotels
0.4 km away
The St James
The St James
#1 of 21 in Hanmer Springs
410 reviews
1.3 km away
Hot Springs Motor Lodge
Hot Springs Motor Lodge
#4 of 21 in Hanmer Springs
265 reviews
0.5 km away
Heritage Hanmer Springs
Heritage Hanmer Springs
#8 of 21 in Hanmer Springs
584 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.6 km away
Village Lake Apartments
Village Lake Apartments
#5 of 21 in Hanmer Springs
265 reviews
0.9 km away
Settlers Motel
Settlers Motel
#3 of 21 in Hanmer Springs
549 reviews
1.7 km away
Hanmer Apartments
Hanmer Apartments
#2 of 21 in Hanmer Springs
440 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
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: ₹ 6,757 - ₹ 11,326 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Chalets Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 10
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Agoda, Travelocity, Booking.com and Priceline so you can book your Chalets Motel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Hanmer Springs
#3 Family Hotel in Hanmer Springs
#6 Luxury Hotel in Hanmer Springs
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Chalets Motel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“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”
  • Room from Unit
  • View from Unit
  • Motel Unit 2
 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
“It would be difficult to say which are best - they all look good.”
 of 5 bubbles Moann36, 24 Mar 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay