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Where to Find Luxury Hotels, Lodges, B&Bs and Holiday Homes in Hanmer Springs

Hanmer Springs is your South Island hub for rest and rejuvenation. Not only does the alpine spa village offer stunning surrounds of braided rivers, snow-capped mountains and farming stations, but it has the exquisite accommodations to make the most of it all. Luxury bed and breakfasts, international hotels, boutique lodges and stylish apartment complexes and holiday homes can all be found here to make your time in Hanmer extra special. Discover our top picks in this list of the best luxury accommodations in Hanmer Springs.

While you’re here, be inspired by the 10 Top Luxury Experiences in Hanmer Springs and plan the rest of your trip usingĀ The Luxury Travel Guide to Hanmer Springs.

1. The St James Premium Accommodation

Enjoy the convenience of self-contained accommodation without sacrificing luxury at The St James Premium Accommodation. The luxury apartment complex offers rooms sleeping two to six people with deluxe additions, such as bathrooms with underfloor heating, king and super-king beds, spa baths and gas fires, and breakfast delivery available. What’s more, there’s never a dull moment with a DVD library, board games and a barbecue area to make use of.

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2. 8 on Oregon Boutique Lodge

With a unique location on Conical Hill, 8 On Oregon Boutique Lodge offers panoramic views of the surrounding farmland and mountains. Hit the mountain bike trails straight from your doorstep with a network of walks available outside the lodge, or just relax in the guest lounge or library. As for the rooms, the boutique lodge offers three modernly sophisticated guest rooms with either queen or super-king beds, private balcony access, Bluetooth speakers, free WiFi and an ensuite with rain, body and hand-held shower.

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3. Amuri Estate Luxury Bed & Breakfast

Get away from it all at this enchanting bed and breakfast set on a 26-acre property surrounded by farming stations, mountains and the braided Waiau River. Choose from either a bed and breakfast room within the main house or your own private retreat in “The Wallace Peak Cottage” in an established olive grove. Luxuries include underfloor heating in the ensuites, large sumptuous linen on the beds, and continental breakfast included in the room rate.

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10 Best Luxury Accommodation in Hanmer Springs© Amuri Estate Luxury Lodge

4. Braemar Lodge And Spa

Braemar Lodge is the ultimate place to relax and rejuvenate in Hanmer Springs. Not only does the luxury getaway have a range of stylish rooms with king beds, a signature bathroom and living areas, but it also has its own day spa. Treat yourself to a facial, massage or body treatment or experience something with your loved one in a couples massage. Dining is also an event here with cuisine showcasing New Zealand produce complemented by wonderful views of the Amuri Basin. See more couple-centric stays like this in the 10 Most Romantic Accommodations in Hanmer Springs.

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10 Best Luxury Accommodations in Hanmer Springs šŸ’Ž [2023]© Braemar Lodge And Spa

5. Apartments Hanmer Springs @ Hanmer Springs TOP 10 Holiday Park

For those looking for upscale self-contained accommodation in Hanmer Springs, consider Apartments Hanmer Springs at Hanmer Springs TOP 10 Holiday Park. Ultra-modern and sophisticatedly styled, these two-bedroom apartments not only look good but come with all of the luxury mod-cons including an open-plan kitchen with a coffee machine and dishwasher, a large walk-in shower and access to the holiday park facilities like large cedar hot tubs. The apartments sleep up to eight people, so are even worth considering for a larger group.

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10 Best Luxury Accommodations in Hanmer Springs© Apartments Hanmer Springs

6. Hanmer Springs Retreat

After a day of adventure or relaxing in thermal pools, retreat to this peaceful motel-hotel hybrid just a 10-minute walk from town. Hanmer Springs Retreat offers a range of rooms for couples, friends and families, as well as the convenience of an on-site restaurant. Couples will find value in the “Studio Room” or something pampering in the “Studio Room with Spa Bath”, while the “One/Two-Bedroom Suites” and “Two-Bedroom Apartment” provide ample space for families of four. All rooms at least have a kitchenette, ensuite and an open-plan layout. See more family-friendly stays like this in the 10 Best Family Accommodations in Hanmer Springs.

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7. Village Lake Apartments

Find elegantly-designed apartments just moments away from the Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools at the Village Lake Apartments. Each apartment provides oodles of space (96mĀ²/1,033ftĀ²) and two bedrooms. Keep cosy with the underfloor heating and gas fires, relax with a glass of wine on your private balcony, and enjoy a peaceful night’s sleep on beds with featherbed underlays. The kitchens are a joy to cook in with stainless steel appliances, while the bathroom has the added luxury of a double spa bath. Other facilities include free WiFi, Sky TV, DVD player and more. For more options with your own kitchen, check out theĀ 10 Best Self-Catering Accommodations in Hanmer Springs.

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8. Hanmer Springs Hotel

Evoking historic charm in the renovated heritage Hanmer Lodge building, Hanmer Springs Hotel is an excellent choice for a special occasion or “just because”. The four-star hotel offers well-appointed hotel rooms across its heritage lodge and gardens. During your downtime, enjoy laps in the outdoor pool in summer, get competitive on the tennis or petanque court, and dine at the elegant on-site restaurant serving Italian cuisine. Discover alternative hotel stays in the 20 Best Hotels & Places to Stay in Hanmer Springs.

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10 Best Luxury Accommodation in Hanmer Springs© Hanmer Springs Hotel

9. Marchmont Gardens

Marchmont Gardens is not just an accommodation, it is an attraction. Enjoy spending time and indulging in breakfast in a garden that’s a work of art, in between exploring Hanmer Springs and relaxing in one of only two private luxury suites. Enjoy ultimate comfort in your suite with a living area, kitchenette and bathroom with underfloor heating, a walk-in shower and waffle-weave cotton robes. You’ll also be treated to home baking and special treats, as well as a home-cooked breakfast served at your chosen time and place on the gorgeous property.

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10. Cheltenham House

Last but by no means least, Cheltenham House offers a selection of bed and breakfast rooms, as well as holiday home cottages, in the heart of Hanmer Springs. Each B&B room has its own unique charm, where additions include (depending on the room) a gas fire, a sunroom, super-king beds, a wool duvet and more. Breakfast is the main event with an extensive menu including eggs benedict, smoked salmon, scrambled eggs, freshly-made pancakes and more.

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[CLOSED] Annerleigh Luxury Bed and Breakfast

Elegance, charm and romance can be found at the delightful Annerleigh Luxury Bed and Breakfast, just a short stroll away on a picturesque walking track from Hanmer Springs village. The charming home offers amazing wraparound mountain views, seen from the relaxing Crusader Lounge or your themed room. Each room is decorated with love, while the main event is breakfast with various freshly-baked bread, pancakes, croissants, muesli, bacon and eggs, eggs benedict and more!

More About Luxury Accommodations in Hanmer Springs

That’s it for our list of the best luxury accommodations in Hanmer Springs, but it’s by no means the end of our travel tips! Get more stellar travel advice from the following guides:

Finally, if there’s anything we’ve missed, you’re likely to find it in The Luxury Travel Guide to Hanmer Springs.


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About The Author

Laura S.

This article has been reviewed and published by Laura, the editor-in-chief and co-founder of NZ Pocket Guide. Laura is a first-class honours journalism graduate and a travel journalist with expertise in New Zealand and South Pacific tourism for over 10 years. She also runs travel guides for five of the top destinations in the South Pacific and is the co-host of over 250 episodes of the NZ Travel Show on YouTube.

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