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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Rang all the bells and blew all the whistles! Perfect and beyond! Tastefully decorated; "log" fire; comfy beds and furniture; everything possible in the kitchen; tv had Sky with all channels...yay! Great view of the mountains from bedroom and kitchen. If you want a front proper mountain view ask for one when booking. Pity the shower was in the bath...

Thank ravnf
Rangiora, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 January 2016

We stay regularly in Hanmer Springs and would never consider staying anywhere else. The St James is well positioned in Hanmer and within easy walking distance to the wide variety of restaurants, shops, thermal pools and activities. All units have a luxurious feel, and provide quietness and relaxation. Views from the balcony add to this feel. The staff are courteous...

1Thank lifestyle48
Guernsey, null, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

We booked one nights stay here to visit Hanmer Springs, we arrived early but luckily our room was almost ready, we stayed in room 107, we had a spacious apartment with a lovely little kitchenette, fridge, two hobs, microwave and dishwasher, decent size shower room along with a little area outside with a table and chair unfortunately the weather wasn't...

1Thank Helen L
Fremantle, Australia
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Our first stay ever in New Zealand and what a great choice we made! Stayed for three nights in an executive spa room. luxurious, peaceful, beautiful views and obviously owned by people who care deeply that their visitors have a wonderful stay. Loved the proximity to the town, quality fittings, the balcony with beautiful views and the spa. Will definitely...

3Thank Gary44884488
The Netherlands
Reviewed 16 January 2016

This motel was a great surprise. It all looked brand new and was well appointed – from bathroom to kitchenette to bed/sitting room, with a balcony and view of the mountains. A joy to stay in! While the motel was very close to the shopping and restaurants area of Hanmer Springs, it also was on a side road and thus...

2Thank Wintberg53
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Beautiful, luxurious accommodation with helpful, friendly staff. We had a fabulous stay at this beautiful motel. It is within walking distance to the heart of Hanmer Springs and all that this beautiful place has to offer.

1Thank Leanne H
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 January 2016

Our first stay was exceptional. We immediately booked a return visit for a longer period in peak time. Room quality, service quality, amenity and location are second to none. Nothing is too much trouble for the management and staff team. Free towels for the pools, free DVD movies for the evenings, morning newspaper, 5 mins walk to village centre and...

1Thank Rowly B
Reviewed 12 January 2016

Immaculately maintained by obviously proud owners and a great location. Clean, comfortable and well appointed. We will definitely be back to Hanmer and we will definitely be staying at The St James ... we'll go for a spa suite next time though.

1Thank Morleyb
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 January 2016

Could not fault anything about this accomodation. Clean, neat, tidy, well appointed, the fixtures and fittings of extremely high quality, the service great. We had an apartment on the first floor and the sun shone in the bedroom in the morning and the living area in the evening. 5 minutes walk from the hot pools and towels were provided on...

Thank Eliz6515
Reviewed 9 January 2016

The rooms are spacious, clean and well designed. Everything is good quality and tastefully done. We stayed on the first floor which had direct access to the park and provided some extra fun for our son. Location is perfect. 5 minutes walking distance from the hot pools. Hotel provides towels for the pool visit which is very convenient. We were...

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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: ₹ 10,455 - ₹ 16,863 (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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“We had a first floor apartment, if you have heavy suitcases you do need to lug them up a flight of stairs”
 of 5 bubbles binkTravel, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“For best access and view ask for room 107”
 of 5 bubbles AnneRB15, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There's a little more privacy on the second floor and you get your own balcony Spa suites have huge bathrooms”
 of 5 bubbles rdgallop, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Upper level has best views”
 of 5 bubbles Julie1958594, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“No elevator, so avoid second floor if you have heavy luggage”
 of 5 bubbles mickjddc, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
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