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Overview of The St James

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Guest reviews

4.9 / 5Exceptional
334 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Kitchen
  • Breakfast Available

Map

Highlights

Popular LocationHanmer Springs Thermal Reserve5 min walk
Popular LocationConical Hill Walkway7 min walk
Popular LocationConical Hill2 min drive

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About this area

Hanmer Springs

Located in Hanmer Springs, The St James is in a rural location. Hanmer Springs Thermal Reserve and Waiau Ferry Bridge are notable landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Conical Hill Walkway and Hanmer Springs Ski Area. Discover the area's water adventures with nearby rafting, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails and mountain biking.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Hanmer Springs Thermal Reserve - 5 min walk
  • Conical Hill Walkway - 7 min walk
  • A Maze N Golf - 15 min walk
  • Conical Hill - 2 min drive
  • Hanmer Forest Park - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) - 100 min drive

About this property

The St James

Alpine luxury near Hanmer Springs Thermal Reserve
The slopes await you at The St James, which features ski storage and complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access. All 16 soundproofed rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet and pillowtop beds. Guests will find kitchens with fridges, hobs, microwaves and dishwashers.
The St James offers 16 forms of accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature iPod docking stations and DVD players. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Accommodation at this 5-star motel has kitchens with fridges, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include a shower, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.
Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include complimentary weekday newspapers and safes, as well as telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

No on-site parking available

Food and drink

Continental breakfast available for a fee daily: NZD 16 per person

Family friendly

DVD player
Kitchen
Laundry facilities
Microwave
Fridge
Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

Free newspapers in reception
No lifts

Guest services

Daily housekeeping
Front desk (limited hours)
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Ski storage

Languages spoken

English

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower
Wheelchair-accessible parking

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Beach towels
Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

Climate control (air conditioning)
Blackout drapes/curtains
Linens
Pillow-top mattress
Premium bedding

Bathroom

Bathrobes
Free toiletries
Hairdryer
Shower
Towels

Entertainment

DVD player
Flat-screen TV
iPod dock
Satellite channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Cookware/dishes/utensils
Dishwasher
Kitchen
Microwave
Fridge
Hob

Outdoor space

Balcony or patio

More

Access via exterior corridors
Free local calls
Free newspapers (weekdays)
Iron/ironing board
Phone
Safe
Soundproofing

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:30 PM and 8 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 8 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 50.0 per day.
Cots (infant beds) are available for NZD 50.00 per night

Payment types

Mastercard
Visa

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 16 per person (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 50.00 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 50.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • No on-site parking is available.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.
  • Safety features at this property include a smoke detector.

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties

National rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodation in New Zealand. This Motel property has been rated 5 stars.
Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

Property is also known as

St James Motel Hanmer Springs
St James Hanmer Springs

Guest reviews

4.9
Exceptional
5 - Excellent
291
4 - Good
38
3 - Okay
3
2 - Mediocre
2
1 - Poor
0
4.9
Cleanliness
4.9
Service and Staff
4.7
Amenities
4.9
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

The owners were very friendly, the room was very comfortable and clean - we really enjoyed its location (walking distance to the hot springs, stores and restaurants).

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020