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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had to change our route to the Marlborough Sounds behause of the recent earthquake. So we stayed in Hanmer Springs instead in Kaikoura. Therefore, after 9 years we returned to Cheltenham House and were again not disappointed. The service is still attentive and welcoming: They serve a glass of wine as aperitif and some nice chats with the owners...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky enough to spend our Christmas at this wonderful establishment. Maree and Len are such lovely people and made us feel so welcome. They were very informative and knowledgeable about Hanmer Springs and any small request was always met with a smile and was no trouble at all. The cottage we stayed in was clean, comfortable and the...

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London, UK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We only spent one night here but I wish it was longer! The hosts were lovely,the room well equipped and the evening drinks are a must! The location is also great, the hot pools are 5 mins walk away as well as all the restaurants.

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Cheltenham_12, Owner at Cheltenham House, responded to this review

Len and I are so happy you enjoyed your stay at "Cheltenham House". We are very lucky to be so close to everything yet in a quiet location. We enjoyed your company and hope you all take home happy memories of your trip south.

Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Cheltenham House and Len and Maree are absolutely wonderful, what a great two nights we had. Clean, comfortable and a first class breakfast, what more do you need? Wait there is more: The wine evenings. Len and Maree serve wine each evening to all their guests and it was so nice to meet other people over a drink. Thank you....

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Cheltenham_12, Owner at Cheltenham House, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have you to stay. We enjoyed your company and hope you had a lovely time down south. We look forward to your return visit.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 December 2016

My parents and I stayed at this property for one night. The standout is the lovely, warm and humorous host Maree, she's an absolute gem. The room was spacious yet very cosy. The beds were divine, with lots of crisp white sheets, an electric blanket and nice big pillows. The breakfast was served elegantly and nothing was too much trouble....

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Cheltenham_12, Owner at Cheltenham House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. Len and I enjoyed having you and your parents to stay at "Cheltenham House". We hope you have a wonderful time in New Zealand.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Great hosts! :) Clean, comfortable, quite rooms and a tasty cooked breakfast, made to order and served in our room. A glass of wine by the fire place with the hosts and other guests in the evening, was a lovely part of the experience. Thank you for having us!

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Cheltenham_12, Owner at Cheltenham House, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have you to stay with us. Len and I enjoyed your company and conversation. We wish you safe & happy riding together. Kind regards Maree

Timaru, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Len and Marlee are wonderful hosts. Their quaint lodge is well maintained, and their gardens positively reflect on two decades of careful and competent work. Wine and conversation in the evening, lovely to-order breakfast in the room in the morning, and anything else you might want along the way. This was a great getaway for my wife and I. And...

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Cheltenham_12, Public Relations Manager at Cheltenham House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. Len and I so enjoyed your company and conversation. Your venture to New Zealand is so inspiring, to us, and our young guests from Canada. We loved the rendition of "Her Majesty's letter to the USA". We would like a copy if you are happy to share. Have a wonderful time exploring our beautiful...

Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely stay at Cheltenham House, close to everything, clean, spacious great breakfast. Hosts were very friendly and informative. Topped it off with a lovely get together with other guests in the pool room, couple of wines and shared our travel plans and experiences. Great place to stay

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Cheltenham_12, Owner at Cheltenham House, responded to this review

Thank you taking time to write a review. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. It is always great to hear our guests sharing their experiences & travels. Len and I enjoyed your company and hope we get to meet again in the future.

wellington New Zealand
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Hosts Len and Maree Earl epitomized warmth and congeniality. Our stay was extremely comfortable, we had delicious cooked breakfasts and pre dinner drinks with the hosts and any other guests(optional) ,and were totally relaxed and rejuvenated after our stay (we stayed for 5 nights). The location is very central too but in a quiet street. Highly recommended!

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Cheltenham_12, Owner at Cheltenham House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We are so happy to know you returned relaxed and rejuvenated. It is our goal to provide quality relaxing accommodation. Len and I feel we are so fortunate to enjoy the company and conversation of such interesting, wonderful people as yourselves. It was a pleasure hosting you.

Hope Island, Australia
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

One night stay with 2 kids (10 & 8). Fantastic! Accomodation and service was excellent and location is perfect. Short walk to the hot baths which was a fun experience for the family. Easy check in and check out and very helpful hosts.

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Cheltenham_12, Owner at Cheltenham House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review. It was a pleasure hosting your lovely family. I hope you returned home with many happy memories and get the opportunity to have a longer stay in Hanmer Springs in the near future.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy a thoughtful mix of comfort, traditional elegance and warm NZ hospitality in one of the private suites in our gracious B&B or self contained accommodation, in our NEW, 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom Villa, built & furnished to 5 star criteria. Both are within 300metres or the Thermal Pools, restaurants, shops & forest walks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cheltenham House

Address: 13 Cheltenham Street, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Hanmer Springs
Price Range: $211 - $257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Cheltenham House 4.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“The garden room looked to be the best and its VERY quiet”
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