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The St James

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Indianola, Washington
Reviewed 13 March 2016

This lovely accomodation is owned and operated by one couple who also live on premise. They have thought of all the details including an impressive, well stocked kitchenette with beautiful contemporary fixtures. We would definitely stay again. Quiet peaceful territorial view with private balcony. Right in the heart of town of with lots of recreational options. Short walk to the...

Thank bongoes2016
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

This accommodation was a great way to spend our time in Hanmer. The service was some of the friendliest and most helpful we have come across and the motel is in a central location in the newer part of town. The rooms are new and clean with all the facilities you need plus have great views looking down the valley....

Thank SimGibbs
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Hi we were greeted by a wonderful lady JAN she was soooob helpful lots of information - It was just so refreshing after staying somewhere else with a caustic B and B owner!! We loved the unit beautifully appointed lovely outlook and so well appointed fantastic value and so central. We hope others will enjoy this wonderful establishment.

1Thank Mal44
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 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...

Thank Claire T
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...

Thank danielle81311
Carvoeiro, Portugal
Reviewed 29 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...

3Thank Josephine M
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 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.

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...

Thank Mark P
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.

Thank Helen J
Reviewed 19 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.

Thank Phoebe X

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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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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: ₹ 8,368 - ₹ 13,825 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The St James 5*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
The St James Hotel Hanmer Springs
Hotel Style:
#2 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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“Second floor room are quiet.”
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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”
wouldBtraveller, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We had a first floor apartment, if you have heavy suitcases you do need to lug them up a flight of stairs”
binkTravel, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
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