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New York City, New York
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30 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My parents and I stayed at this property for one night. The standout is the lovely, warm and humorous host Maree, she's an absolute gem. The room was spacious yet very cosy. The beds were divine, with lots of crisp white sheets, an electric blanket and nice big pillows. The breakfast was served elegantly and nothing was too much trouble.... More 

Thank Joelle S
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great hosts! :) Clean, comfortable, quite rooms and a tasty cooked breakfast, made to order and served in our room. A glass of wine by the fire place with the hosts and other guests in the evening, was a lovely part of the experience. Thank you for having us!

Thank laura k
Cheltenham_12, Owner at Cheltenham House, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have you to stay with us. Len and I enjoyed your company and conversation. We wish you safe & happy riding together. Kind regards Maree More 

Timaru, New Zealand
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68 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Len and Marlee are wonderful hosts. Their quaint lodge is well maintained, and their gardens positively reflect on two decades of careful and competent work. Wine and conversation in the evening, lovely to-order breakfast in the room in the morning, and anything else you might want along the way. This was a great getaway for my wife and I. And... More 

Thank BallardPritchett
Cheltenham_12, Public Relations Manager at Cheltenham House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. Len and I so enjoyed your company and conversation. Your venture to New Zealand is so inspiring, to us, and our young guests from Canada. We loved the rendition of "Her Majesty's letter to the USA". We would like a copy if you are happy to share. Have a wonderful time exploring our beautiful... More 

Level Contributor
9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely stay at Cheltenham House, close to everything, clean, spacious great breakfast. Hosts were very friendly and informative. Topped it off with a lovely get together with other guests in the pool room, couple of wines and shared our travel plans and experiences. Great place to stay

Thank Graham F
Cheltenham_12, Owner at Cheltenham House, responded to this review

Thank you taking time to write a review. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. It is always great to hear our guests sharing their experiences & travels. Len and I enjoyed your company and hope we get to meet again in the future. More 

wellington New Zealand
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19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Hosts Len and Maree Earl epitomized warmth and congeniality. Our stay was extremely comfortable, we had delicious cooked breakfasts and pre dinner drinks with the hosts and any other guests(optional) ,and were totally relaxed and rejuvenated after our stay (we stayed for 5 nights). The location is very central too but in a quiet street. Highly recommended!

Thank langfam
Cheltenham_12, Owner at Cheltenham House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We are so happy to know you returned relaxed and rejuvenated. It is our goal to provide quality relaxing accommodation. Len and I feel we are so fortunate to enjoy the company and conversation of such interesting, wonderful people as yourselves. It was a pleasure hosting you. More 

Hope Island, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

One night stay with 2 kids (10 & 8). Fantastic! Accomodation and service was excellent and location is perfect. Short walk to the hot baths which was a fun experience for the family. Easy check in and check out and very helpful hosts.

Thank Kyle B
Cheltenham_12, Owner at Cheltenham House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review. It was a pleasure hosting your lovely family. I hope you returned home with many happy memories and get the opportunity to have a longer stay in Hanmer Springs in the near future. More 

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13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Staying at Cheltenham House is homely luxury. Not the clinical show off type, but is the pamper deep sigh relax B&B that doesn't disappoint even with multiple visits. Gracious residence and hosts, Len and Mariee. Yummy breakfast choices all included. Only a couple of minutes walk to the hot pools, shops & dining in one direction and stunning walks in... More 

Thank kated670
Cheltenham_12, Owner at Cheltenham House, responded to this review

Len and I always enjoy your company. We are so happy you had a relaxing weekend with us. Kind regards Maree More 

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16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Cheltenham House B & B is just perfect - lovely old home and wonderful hosts. We so loved our stay and will be back, the room was so lovely and the evening drinks in the billiards room to meet the other guests was fun. Breakfast in our room in the morning was such a treat and so delicious. Perfect in... More 

Thank KCBC-Europe
Cheltenham_12, Owner at Cheltenham House, responded to this review

It is lovely to get your feedback, thanks you. We so enjoy meeting people and sharing our property. We do hope we meet again in the near future as you continue to enjoy your lovely lifestyle around NZ. More 

Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand
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77 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We are return guests .Perfect in every way. Would not consider any other property. Maree and Ken are perfect hosts nothing is a problem Quiet and relaxing experience.Always suggest this stopover for any of our visiting friends. Even have a resident rescue friendly cat that is always available for pats. Nice added bonus.

Thank LeighR625
Cheltenham_12, Owner at Cheltenham House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. It is always wonderful to see you both. We so enjoy your company. We feel privileged to be able to meet and share conversation with such great people from all over the world. Enjoy your stay in Christchurch. More 

Nelson, New Zealand
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64 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

The hosts are amazing, contacting us prior to arrival with the room prepared, personal recommendations on places to eat. The room was smart and good size. Breakfast is very good with a good choice. We decided to take part in the drinks in the evening and this provided a great opportunity to chat with hosts and fellow holidayers. Very close... More 

Thank Deborah v
Cheltenham_12, Owner at Cheltenham House, responded to this review

It was lovely to meet you both. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay and the interaction with our other guests. We feel very lucky to be able to meet and share time with such wonderful people. Thank you for taking time to write. I hope we meet again. More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy a thoughtful mix of comfort, traditional elegance and warm NZ hospitality in one of the private suites in our gracious B&B or self contained accommodation, in our NEW, 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom Villa, built & furnished to 5 star criteria. Both are within 300metres or the Thermal Pools, restaurants, shops & forest walks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cheltenham House

Address: 13 Cheltenham Street, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Hanmer Springs
Price Range: ₹ 10,560 - ₹ 12,886 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Cheltenham House 4.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“We loved being in the upstairs room. Ensuite, and great views of flowers and peaks.”
 of 5 bubbles BallardPritchett, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Perfect B & B for couples”
 of 5 bubbles KCBC-Europe, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“It was lovely having breakfast served in the sunroom attached to our room, even if it was cold and foggy outside.”
 of 5 bubbles DnA50, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The garden room looked to be the best and its VERY quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Skeggy54, 22 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are great we peeked in all of them (with permission on course)”
 of 5 bubbles vanessatolson, 22 Feb 2016 | Read review
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