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Rippinvale Retreat

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 August 2015

10/10! John and Helen were so lovely and welcoming. The food was out of this world amazing. We couldn't have dreamt of a better mid week get away. The suite was so cosy and clean, with everything we needed. The spa was lovely, tucked away under the stars, we ended up not even going to the pools! Great location too,...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 22 August 2015

John & Helen were the best hosts. Visiting from Australia we were appreciative of the helpful ideas on where to go and local customs. The food was excellent what we couldn't eat Helen helpfully packaged up so we could take it with us when we moved on. Loved the cat, made us feel like home. Accommodation was immaculate, we were...

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Thank Ada E
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

Would highly recommend anyone to stay here. John and Helen are wonderful hosts and made us both feel so welcome. The suite was immaculate with the most comfortable beds and lovely views of the garden. One of the big selling points would be, as mentioned above, the homemade breakfasts. Bread, croissants, jams all fresh from the kitchen next door, accompanied...

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Thank Charlotte C
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Rippinvale retreat was easy to find and was located nice stroll into town with amazing food and very gracious and talented hosts. A lovely romantic getaway. Comfortable room with lovely garden views. Thank you.

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Rangiora, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

My husband and I wanted to spoil ourselves with an upmarket weekend away in Hanmer. Rippinvale didn't disappoint! We were greeted warmly by our hosts and there was home baking on arrival. At 6pm we were served a glass of wine and homemade canapés and of course a chocolate on our pillow at night. The breakfasts were also all homemade...

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Thank Margaret M
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 July 2015

A wonderful experience, we felt so pampered and looked after by the awesome hosts John & Helen. The breakfasts were amazing, the fresh baked bread, the croissants.....wished we could have stayed longer and definitely want to go back. Helen...semolina!!!!! can't wait!! Thank you so much x

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Thank soosi2015
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 July 2015

This retreat is truly one of a kind in New Zealand! My partner and I had the most fantastic weekend away staying in this resort. Helen and John were the best of hosts and I would say, provided the BEST breakfast I have ever had. Helen sure knows that the details do make the difference. I would highly recommend Rippenvale...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

My partner and I stayed here recently for a weekend and I could not fault anything. The service was incredible they looked after every need. It was the perfect place to have our babymoon. The food alone I would return for, we were so impressed with the amazing breakfast. I even fell in love with the cloud like bed. I...

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Thank Tazarella
Blenheim, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 June 2015

Would loved to have stayed longer but 2 days were all we had. Wonderful hosts including the cat that came to say hello every morning. Nice not to have to think about making breakfast let alone making fresh bread. The canapés and wine were also a lovely touch which made you feel special. Would definitely recommend it. Our only advice...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 June 2015

Helen and John are SO welcoming and friendly. Extremely comfortable suite. Loved the canapes and wine at 6pm and so nice to come back after dinner and find the heating on and the bedside lights on. The breakfasts were AMAZING. Home made bread & croissants and the best bacon and mushroom crepe I have ever tasted. Lily the cat adopted...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A very special New Zealand experience, offering fine boutique accommodation in a relaxed atmosphere. Our suites are private and semi contained set in a private courtyard. Tariff includes pre dinner wine and canapes,fabulous gourmet breakfast of the finest locally grown ans seasonal produce and full evening turn down with Port and chocolates.Use of all facillities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rippinvale Retreat

Address: 68 Rippingale Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Hanmer Springs
Price Range: $257 - $308 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Rippinvale Retreat 5*
Number of rooms: 2
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“There are only two suites and both are private.”
LindaL831, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Any! They are both great”
SamanthaM719, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ribbon wood Suite”
Hostee99, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
“There are only two rooms which are identical and each with a private outside eating area , and access to a hot tub”
Rtvet, 14 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Both rooms are superb”
ozhelen63, 30 Dec 2015 | Read review
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