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Accommodation in Hanmer Springs - Hanmer Springs Retreat

Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life at Hanmer Springs Retreat. Hanmer Springs is a popular weekend destination in Canterbury and the perfect stop-over between Christchurch and Nelson. Hanmer Springs Retreat Motel is the ideal base for discovering the wonders of this beautiful village. Book your accommodation in Hanmer Springs with VR Hotels, your home away from home.

If you are visiting Hanmer Springs and looking for accommodations, we’ve got you covered. Nestled against an idyllic alpine mountain backdrop and just a 10-minute stroll from Hanmer Springs Village, our superior accommodation in Hanmer Springs is the perfect place to relax and recharge. Our Hanmer Springs Hotel is minutes from the famous Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa, beautiful forest walks, mountain bike tracks, and only a short drive from Mt Lyford Ski Area. Unwind by taking a stroll in our lush gardens and spend the night dining at Five Stags, our on-site hunting lodge-inspired Restaurant and Bar serving hearty Kiwi cuisine paired with a matched beer or wine.

Five Stags Resturant

Enjoy our gourmet menu at our hunter’s lodge café sitting by the cosy fireplace. The venue has a seating capacity of 100 people. For a small gathering, you can enjoy our outdoor fireplace and a seating of 30 people.

A must-try at our restaurant is our cognac flame steak.

Our continental buffet breakfast starts at 7am (the earliest in town). You can also enjoy our barista coffee and freshly baked croissants.

Our gourmet menu is open for lunch & dinner with a fully stacked bar having seven beers on the tap. Enjoy a game of pool in our recreational room with our chef’s specially crafted snacks.

We also cater to conferences, weddings and events and can cater up to 300 people.

Book your accommodation online now and receive the special price of $15 p.p for cooked breakfast.


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Make Yourself Comfortable in Hanmer Springs Hotel

The Hanmer Springs Hotel offers breathtaking views of the Amuri Ranges and a lovely ambiance; the comfortable accommodation and the 5 Stags restaurant provide a perfect setting for a weekend family getaway, a romantic holiday, or a corporate retreat. The large conference hall, generously heated, equipped with Wi-Fi and screen projection, etc., provides the perfect wherewithal for organizing your conferences and meetings. With dedicated staff available at the venue to help you with your immediate needs, you can leave your worries back home., a stylish conference destination with 4.5-star accommodation.

You choose from our selection of rooms ranging from one- or two-bedroom suites to spacious studios. Subject to availability, you could also upgrade your suite to include private spa baths and mountain views.

Escape to the Tranquil Beauty of Hanmer Springs Hotel

A warm welcome awaits you at the Hanmer Springs Hotel, where our friendly team is there to assist you and make you feel at home. Spend quality time in the lap of nature with luxurious amenities and tasty food to take your mind off any worries. With an incredible range of outdoor adventures to explore at Hanmer and great wine and food to taste at The 5 Stags Restaurant, we highly recommend you stay at this beautiful alpine village soon. Book your accommodation in Hanmer Springs at VR Hanmer Springs Retreat today!

Our Hanmer Springs accommodation provides a soothing and relaxing atmosphere that resonates with the stunning alpine surroundings. Each room is elegantly designed with modern amenities to ensure a relaxing stay, including complimentary Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, tea and coffee facilities, and comfortable bedding. Our Premium Suites with private spa baths offer a luxurious experience, allowing you to enjoy the silence and the togetherness and still feel pampered.

Our two-bedroom apartments are perfect for those seeking a more spacious living area. These accommodations feature  spacious living and dining area, and a private balcony, providing adequate space for families or small groups.

Our on-site and historic 5 Stags Restaurant welcomes you to sumptuous meals across the day. The restaurant serves delicious local and international dishes and is co-located with the Hanmer Springs Hotel. With ample parking space, you are always 2 minutes to the Thermal Pools should you decide to drive or just a 5-minute walk if you decide to walk to them.

Embrace the Wonderful Surroundings and Enjoy the Vacation

Whether you’re here for a romantic getaway, a family adventure, or a solo retreat, Hanmer Springs Retreat Motel ensures a memorable stay in one of New Zealand’s most beautiful regions.

Our two-bedroom apartments are perfect for those seeking a more spacious living area. These accommodations feature spacious living and dining area & a private balcony.

Enjoy the tranquillity of Hanmer, and our friendly team is here to assist you and ensure your stay at The Hanmer Springs Retreat is one to remember. Book your accommodation today!

Best restaurants in Hanmer Springs, NZEat, Drink, Dine at Hanmer Springs

Shoot some pool and relax with a cup of coffee or the famous cocktail from Saints Café, Restaurant & Bar. With most restaurants and bars just 2 mins from Hanmer Springs Retreat, you’re spoilt with choice. 

Some of the best places to scout out upscale options include MK Restaurant, No.31 Restaurant, and Fire and Ice Café, Restaurant and Bar. Some of Hanmer Springs’s accommodations also feature onsite restaurants as well. If you’re staying with Hanmer Springs Retreat, be sure to check out the hearty NZ cuisine from our Five Stags Restaurant. 

hanmer springs hotel accommodationTake the family for a relaxing Hanmer Springs holiday

Travelling with the kids? Perfect! Take your family to Hanmer Springs Animal Park to meet the farm and exotic animals such as sheep, lambs, goats, llamas, emu, wallabies and many other animals. If you have kids aged 3-5, they could even enjoy a pony ride. You can bring your own picnic or grab some coffee and a light lunch while enjoying the spectacular mountain views. Or check out the mini-golf courses A-Maze-N-Golf or Alpine Crazy Putt to keep your children occupied for a couple of hours.  

When you’re visiting Hanmer Springs with the little ones, you’ve got to explore the Forest Amble Walk. Your kids will love the wooden sculptures of a big friendly giant, an orangutan, a tuatara and a dog (to name a few) – see what you can spot on this 30-minute stroll through the beautiful Hanmer Heritage Forest.  

Did we mention that the Fire & Ice Cafe has great food and a kid’s playground onsite, so you can sit back and relax while keeping your kids entertained? Best of all, all these family-friendly activities are not far from our Hanmer Springs hotel, so you can take your kids back to the hotel room for an afternoon nap.  

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Feeling a little adventurous?

With an abundance of mountain biking trails around Hanmer Springs, your holiday is not complete without exploring some of the tracks around the area. Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced biker, you’re sure to find a track 

that suits your level. So grab your bike or hire one in town (you may ask one of our friendly staff to find the nearest place to rent a bike) and hit the tracks.  

You’ve got to go on a bush walk in Hanmer Springs. The Hanmer Forest is perfect for such an outing. For the best view of the Hurunui district, take a short walk up to the top of Conical Hill. Or, climb Mt Isobel for a panoramic view of Hanmer Basin, Hanmer Range and beyond. 

We know how comfortable our accommodation in Hanmer Springs can be, but you’ve got a least one more outdoor adventure in you. How does jet boating down the wild Waiau River sound to you? If this sounds dandy, you can go rafting down the river and return by jet boat! From bungy jumping and clay bird shooting to alpine backyard bike and buggy, there are plenty of adventure activities at Hanmer Springs Attractions. If you’re feeling a little competitive, gather your friends and family for a game of paintball!

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