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Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

My partner and i visit hanmer every year & when we do the chalets is where we stay. weather you are looking for a home away from home or a romantic getaway for two. This is the place to go. Warm, clean , tidy , cosy with everything you need. It's so close to the village & pools. And a...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Just had weekend staying inThe Chalet Motels in Hanmer. Fabulous place to stay. Always try and get Chalet no 5. At the top of the section looking over to the hills and down towards the gold course. Chalet has everything you need for a relaxing break away. The new owner Andrew is very accommodating and friendly. Have stayed. Few times...

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2Thank WEH1947
Bayfield, Colorado
Reviewed 24 May 2015

We stayed in one of the self-contained cabins for one night, and I wish it could have been more. So nice to have our own space, with kitchenette, table and sofa, separate bedroom, and no neighbors to share walls. The bathroom had a towel warmer, which was much appreciated on the cool, wet day we had. The staff were friendly...

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1Thank malloyma
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 April 2015

Stayed 2 nights in a 2 bedroom chalet late in March. From the moment we were met by Andrew we felt right at home. The chalet we had was beautifully warm and clean and had everything we needed. Views of the mountains from the lovely wee seat on the veranda were stunning. Even the misty rain that we woke up...

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2Thank JWoody65
Pattaya, Thailand
Reviewed 4 April 2015

Wow what a shock when we arrived to be shown our Chalet.It was perfect, nicely away from the next Chalet. ( which they all are ) It has everything you need even a full size oven. TV 50 channels SKY. Plus. Free fast WiFi.The most beautiful setting and view to die for ( that is an expression but do not...

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1Thank Barry-Jang
Reviewed 30 March 2015

We spent a couple of nights here and found the rooms to be very clean, comfortable and well equipped. We liked the location, being a short walk away from the centre which at weekends can be very busy. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the laundry facilities good with a washing machine, tumble dryer and washing lines. The...

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Thank Sue H
Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 March 2015

We were rapt with our choice of a one bedroomed chalet. This chalet was very spacious with a well fitted kitchen (proper oven), spacious living and bathroom. Outside was a Jack and Jill seat ideal for an evening wine or breakfast with the birds. Very clean and tidy. The bathroom was clean and shower great. There was also a wee...

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1Thank Lenore H
Canada
Reviewed 9 March 2015

This was a return trip to the Chalets. We stayed for our first nights last Feb and again decided it was the right choice to start again here. We stayed for 2 nights again in Chalet 10 (spa tub). PROS: own yard, laundry facilities available, outside hanging area and clothes pins, comfortable bed and pillows, great shower, great water (best...

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1Thank SPF04
Auckland
Reviewed 6 March 2015

Thank you thank you Andrew for calling me to say I'd left my new sunglasses on the window and sending them straight back to Auckland for me.:) I agree with all the other positive comments about your excellent friendly service and charming chalets. We particularly loved the forest setting and forest and mountain views from the elevated site. Good DVD...

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1Thank BJIAuckland
Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 3 March 2015

We needed accommodation for one night only. We were so sorry that we had not planned to stay longer at the Chalet Motel. It was extremely good value, as we have found so much of the accommodation in NZ expensive and poor value. It was fabulous to have our own, self contained chalet. The kitchen was fully equipped and we...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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: $137 - $226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Chalets Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Hanmer Springs
#3 Family Hotel in Hanmer Springs
#6 Luxury Hotel in Hanmer Springs
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“No 10 has a beautiful spa bath, but each of the chalets looked great”
 of 5 bubbles PaulofNottingham, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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”
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 of 5 bubbles AytonWellington, 23 May 2016 | Read review
“All chalets are well placed and allow privacy and parking.”
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