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Select Braemar Lodge & Spa

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Dublin
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Our visit to this hotel was almost faultless, but the price level was excessive in our opinion. Specifically the experience of the restaurant was 2nd to none with excellent service, great views from the picture windows, and superb food. The hotel rooms were five star, well-equipped, oversized, and could not be faulted. The gym facilities where quite poor, but this...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 February 2017

My husband and I stayed at the Braemer Lodge for a couple of nights over the weekend. It was a dream come true! The staff is exceptional, very kind and remembers your order from the previous night!! The rooms are absolutely amazing, the view is outstanding and if you are looking for a Honeymoon getaway- this is the place to...

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Covent Garden
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Isolated location, fantastic room, view, food and staff. The new manager upgraded us so that our room would have a better view, which we found hard to imagine, as it appeared everywhere you looked had amazing views, so to room 22 we went...and my word what an outlook, fantastic room too. In the dining and bar area, Mary Joy Boy...

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Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

I stayed at Braemar in January and had an incredible experience. From the moment you walk into the beautiful hotel, the staff go out of their way to make you feel at home. From Carol and Janine on reception, to Rich, Mary, and Nina in the restaurant. Was very impressed with the spa tub on the balcony and the beautiful...

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West Midlands
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Hotel number six on our twelve hotel trip around NZ. Re- routed here due to quake damage in Kaikoura and what a place this is. Warm welcome from Richard and his team the room is the second best I have ever stayed in during a long corporate career. Massive space and palatial bathroom with hot tub on balcony - room...

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DesmondMoraes, General Manager at Select Braemar Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Pete084, Thank you for your 5 star review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. I have passed on your comments to Richard and his team. Warm regards, Desmond Moraes

Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

I loved this place but there is something not quite right about it and I cannot put my finger on it! Let's get the negatives out of the way first .... no concierge , a weak offer to help get the bags from the car after they were half out and no guidance to the room or adequate explanation of...

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DesmondMoraes, General Manager at Select Braemar Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Ross B, Thank you for giving us your feedback. We are sorry to hear that we failed to provide you with the perfect service that we always aim to deliver to our guests. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the food and found our staff to be fantastic. I have discussed your feedback with my team and...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We ended up staying here when our itinerary was changed due to the earthquake in Kaikora. The lodge situated outside of Hamner Springs (a big plus for us) within beautiful grounds with stunning scenery. The drive to the hotel is up a dirt track and our car was absolutely covered in dust (luckily it was a hire car). Upon arrival...

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DesmondMoraes, General Manager at Select Braemar Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear KarenRobS, Thank you for staying with us and for your feedback. We really appreciate guest feedback because it helps us improve our service. I am glad you enjoyed your meal at our restaurant. I have discussed your feedback with my team and we have taken necessary steps to lift our service quality. We are going to do a major...

Orebro, Sweden
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Sorry to say that Braemar Lodge & Spa didn't meet my expectations. The room had a nice interior, especially the bathroom. Unfortunatelly the wonderful spa-bath didn't work properly and the bathroom door didn't close in one of our rooms. The gym could need a major upgrade. After a long drive we looked forward to eat at the restaurant. But we...

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DesmondMoraes, General Manager at Select Braemar Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Micaela M, Thank you for taking the time to give us your valuable feedback. We are so sorry to hear that we did not meet your expectations. Please accept my sincere apologies for the spa bath not working properly and the bathroom door that did not close in one of your rooms. We have taken necessary steps to rectify...

Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

After a rocky start the lodge lived up to our expectations. Huge room, large balcony, great marble bathroom, double spa bath and shower. California king sized bed. Bathrobe and slippers to wear. Complimentary breakfast

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DesmondMoraes, General Manager at Select Braemar Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear C7288RQkarens, Thank you for giving us a good review. We are glad you liked our Lodge and that it lived up to your expectations. I hope you would come stay with us again in the near future. Warm regards, Desmond Moraes

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed at this resort in the spacious Braemar suite as a family of 4 in room 8 which is located on the ground floor. Set in a quiet, and peaceful surroundings the resort is certainly away from all the hustle and bustle of Hanner springs and is located located approx 10mins away from town. Rooms: Braemar suite is a...

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DesmondMoraes, General Manager at Select Braemar Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Meags M, Thank you so much for taking some time to review us. We sincerely appreciate your feedback as it will help us improve our service. Please accept my deepest apology for failing to provide you with our usual superior service. We have taken all your comments on board and have taken necessary steps to improve our service. I...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available

Additional Information about Select Braemar Lodge & Spa

Address: 283 Medway Road, Hanmer Springs 7360, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Hanmer Springs
Price Range: $163 - $246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Select Braemar Lodge & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Select Braemar Hotel Hanmer Springs
Select Braemar Lodge And Spa
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Hanmer Springs
#5 Romantic Hotel in Hanmer Springs
#9 Luxury Hotel in Hanmer Springs
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“I think they are all good. Some have a private outdoor spa pool.”
Ferne_NZ, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 22 has superb views of the mountains!”
Shangudi7, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor with hot tub”
545carens, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Stay at the Braemar Suite!!”
  • The Braemar Suite
SDGPM12, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with views onto the gardens also have the mountains behind.”
Kfrancis, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
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