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Reviewed 6 July 2013

The apartment complex is modern, well designed and impeccably maintained. The location is very handy to the main street, it was quiet at night and it was great having towels available to take to the hot pools. We stayed in an upstairs 2-bedroom unit overlooking the back of the Heritage grounds. Our balcony received afternoon / evening sun. The Heritage...

Thank Hataitans
VillageLake, Manager at Village Lake Apartments, responded to this review

Hello Hataitans, Thank you for taking the time to write this review, we appreciate your comments and welcome your feed back. With regards to the beds which we do acknowledge are very soft and comfortable for the majority of our guests but in saying that we do understand that not every body may like a soft bed so for our...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 June 2013

Rented two, two bedroom apartments for a couple of nights. Loved the setup and location. Price is on the higher end, however the lovely apartments make up for it. Nice rooms and kitchen facilities. Fireplace is a nice touch for those cold nights. Recommended for a family or two couples in the two bedroom apartments. The hosts were helpful with...

Thank BeautifulMind000
Nelson NZ
Reviewed 2 June 2013

We spent just the one night here. There were three of us and all units have two or three bedrooms. The bathrooms are very big and well equipped. There is a full kitchen, big dining table and a big lounge with gas fireplace and TV. A very comfortable way to stay. Cost effective for two couples.

Thank sherwick
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 May 2013

Stayed at Village Lake for a the weekend and really could not fault it. Check in was friendly and relaxed, and very helpful. The apartment was fantastic, fire was on, comfortable, warm, clean and every want or need taken care of. Village Lake is number 1 for accommodation in our book ! We wont stay anywhere else when next in...

Thank Kiwiinoz2010
Reviewed 29 May 2013

My fiancé and I have been coming to Hanmer Springs for our anniversary for ages and we always love to stay here! It's located right near the pools, restaurants and shops, all in walking distance. The rooms are large and are always warm! Views of the snow covered mountains from the couch make you want to stay inside all day!...

Thank Myles B
Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 May 2013

Arriving in Hanmer Springs without a reservation was a deliberate move as we wanted to check out the town before making a booking. The first place was fabulous but did not quite fit our bedroom configuration. The owner of that establishment recommended Village Lake Apartments and she did so with a genuine concern for her customers wishes. I thought that...

Thank NZBeagle
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 9 May 2013

This was the nicest accommodation and best value we stayed in during our whole trip around the South Island. The apartment was large, modern and comfortable and included two toilets plus a full laundry with washing machine and clothes dryer. The ducks tap on the window asking to be fed in the morning and my kids loved walking, Pied Piper-style,...

Thank Sonya271
Reviewed 1 May 2013 via mobile

Had a fabulous time. Great location, well appointed. Clean. Warm. Modern. Lovely outlook. The manager was very helpful. Spa towels provided. Really couldn't fault it. Would go back in a flash and take the family next time.

Thank gutan096
Reviewed 29 April 2013

We've visited the South Island on 3 occasions (2 weeks each time) and this was our first visit to Hanmer Springs. What a charming place it is! Lots of things to see and do. Definitely put it on your list of places to visit, and definitely stay at Village Lake Apartments when you go! Near-new so ultra-modern and comfortable, the...

Thank Jane A
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 17 April 2013

I booked the apartment wanting to spoil my parents with a night away from Christchurch as I was visiting them from Australia with my boyfriend. The apartment first appeared as in the website. The living areas had a spacious feel and was close to the hot pools. There was a washing machine and dryer, and the apartment provided towels to...

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VillageLake, Manager at Village Lake Apartments, responded to this review

Hello Ming, Thank you for taking the time to write this review and I am sorry you had a less than memorable stay with us, we try very hard to make sure all our guests expectations are met or exceeded. With regards to the cook top being erratic we have checked this and all elements seem to be working fine,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Qualmark 5* Rated! Hanmer Springs Premier luxury 2 and 3 bedroom apartments in a fantastic location, balconies/patios, spa baths, gas fires.Complimentary daily newspapers (except Sundays)Complimentary use of Pool Towels for Thermal Pools Complimentary use of DVD's Complimentary Swap a Book Complimentary 400Mb daily internet use Complimentary booking Service. Rental cars available on site. Ask us about a 'Late checkout when staying mid week!' ... more   less 

Additional Information about Village Lake Apartments

Address: 1 Rutherford Crescent, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Hanmer Springs
Price Range: $257 - $321 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Village Lake Apartments 5*
Number of rooms: 13
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#2 Spa Hotel in Hanmer Springs
#4 Family Hotel in Hanmer Springs
#4 Romantic Hotel in Hanmer Springs
#5 Luxury Hotel in Hanmer Springs
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“top floor has best views and quieter because there's no one above you, but our bottom floor had a great walk out patio and great view too.”
 of 5 bubbles kristikraus13, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms were quiet - however I would choose an upper level apartment just in case of inconsiderate guests.”
 of 5 bubbles phantomhq, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms quiet with excellent insulation and good heating so very warm in winter”
 of 5 bubbles TNT505, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“No tips, I imagine that all of the rooms are fantastic, however I am sure that the ones closer to the lake have a better view.”
 of 5 bubbles nemo1123, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“In winter maybe better to have room on the bottom due to ice on the steps. All rooms are large and warm.”
 of 5 bubbles Vianzy, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
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