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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 27 November 2013 via mobile

We really Loved staying here. It is such a peaceful setting. cute and spacious chalet with kitchen for cooking. The owners are so welcoming and lovely, and go above and beyond if u need anything. It was so clean and tidy. Easy to relax! Definitely coming back!

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ChaletsMotel, Owner at Chalets Motel, responded to this review

Wonderful review ~ thanks so much! That's great you enjoyed your stay with us and we would love to see you back one day! Big thanks too for taking the time to post this great review for us. =) Pat & Jock

Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 November 2013

Never been to Hanmer Springs before, was looking forward to going to the Hot Pools. The motels were very nice, spotless and private. The view from the motels is absolutely beautiful. The couple that operate them Pat and Jock would be the friendliest couple ever. So helpful.

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ChaletsMotel, Owner at Chalets Motel, responded to this review

Thanks heaps Gael, hope you enjoyed your trip up from the deep south! Great review, thanks so much and we look forward to seeing you again =) Pat & Jock

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 25 November 2013

Our family stayed there for 2 nights. The chalets were excellent, clean, and has a beautiful view to the mountain. The hosts were very friendly and nice. So far, the best hospitality in South Island. Love to stay again if we go back there......

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ChaletsMotel, Owner at Chalets Motel, responded to this review

Wow, that's great to hear! Thanks so much, and we are just rapt that you had a good time here with us. We do appreciate you taking the time to do this awesome review for us and we would love to see you back here sometime =) Pat & Jock

Dunedin
Reviewed 24 November 2013

Just arrived home from fab holiday at the chalet motels. 4 families all there, chalets all located together, kids had awesome time on trampoline and swing and water fights on the lawn. Babysitting list given to me by Pat so we could have adults only dinner and ladies who babysat were like Mary Poppins. Spotlessly clean units. 5 mins walk...

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ChaletsMotel, Owner at Chalets Motel, responded to this review

Thanks heaps Jo ~ it was lovely to meet you and all your family, and we are so glad that you enjoyed your time together here at The Chalets. It's very special when families can come together for good times like yours did. Memories are made of this! =) Pat & Jock

Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 November 2013

My partner and I really enjoyed our stay here with a clean, high standard room and we loved the privacy of our own chalet. A short walk to the village was perfect and we would happily stay here again. Owners were lovely and are doing a great job running this place. A big thumbs up from us! Thank you for...

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ChaletsMotel, Owner at Chalets Motel, responded to this review

Hi Nichola ~ Big thanks for giving us a big thumbs up! That's just great you enjoyed your time here at The Chalets ~ we do appreciate you taking the time to do this review for us, and we look forward to seeing you again sometime. =) Pat & Jock

Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 November 2013

We really enjoyed ou stay at chalets motel, it's the best stay of our trip through new zealand so far. Jock and Pat are very kind and full of really good travel advice! this hotel is perfect for families, couples or young people as we are. we would definitly recommend chalets motel to our friends and family for honey moons...

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ChaletsMotel, Owner at Chalets Motel, responded to this review

Hi Florence & Victor! Thanks so much for your great review ~ we are just rapt you enjoyed your stay in our Spa Chalet. Hope the trip down south went well and you enjoyed the Bert Munro Weekend down in Invercargill in spite of the chilly weather! Look forward to seeing you again one day =) Pat & Jock

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 November 2013

My friends and I had a great time in Hanmer at the Chalets Motel, it was nice and quiet, close to town, and the chalet was homely and functional with everything we needed. Looking forward to our next stay at the Chalets Motel.

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ChaletsMotel, Owner at Chalets Motel, responded to this review

Thanks Conor! We much appreciate you taking the time to put this review on Trip Advisor for us - it's a great one, and we are rapt you and your friends enjoyed your stay. Yes, we look forward to seeing you again! =) Pat & Jock

Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 November 2013

Would highly recommend for a relaxing stay in the spa suite. It is close to the thermal pools, golf course & restaurants in the village. Friendly helpful service all at a reasonable price. Will definitely go back to stay again.

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ChaletsMotel, Owner at Chalets Motel, responded to this review

Hi Kristyn & Darrin, thanks so much for taking the time to say how much you enjoyed staying in our Spa Chalet. We are just rapt you had a good time and we look forward to seeing you again when you can make it back for some more R & R =) Pat & Jock

Timaru, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 November 2013

This stay at the Chalets Motel was a perfect break away! Extremely nice, functional & warm self contained chalet. Not far from local shops, restaurants, bars & amenities. Very helpful and friendly owners - I would not hesitate to recommend this place to anybody who would like to take time out in Hanmer Springs! Thanks for a wonderful stay &...

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ChaletsMotel, Owner at Chalets Motel, responded to this review

Hi Chris, Wonderful to hear you had a 'perfect break away' with us at The Chalets. Thanks heaps for taking the time to post this great review on Trip Advisor for us - it's very much appreciated and we hope to see you again one day =) Pat & Jock

Gisborne, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 November 2013 via mobile

What a peace of heaven this motel is. I would love to keep this place a secret so there will be a place to stay when next in Hanmer! However you all need to know this motel is well worth a visit. The self contained, private chalets are homely and the beds are so cosy and comfortable. The heating is...

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What a great review for us! Thanks so much ~ it's great to hear you really enjoyed your stay with us. Yes, the $2 Spa Towel Hire to take to the Hot Pools is very popular! We so appreciate you taking the time to do this review for us ~ big thanks again, and we hope you can return to...

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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
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public 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: $132 - $220 (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
#7 Luxury Hotel in Hanmer Springs
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 of 5 bubbles AytonWellington, 23 May 2016 | Read review
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