Located in Hanmer Springs, The St James is in a rural area and in the mountains. 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.
Christchurch International Airport (CHC) - 100 min drive
Mumbles Cafe - 3 min walk
Alpine Village Inn - 3 min walk
Powerhouse - 4 min walk
Saints Cafe - 4 min walk
Tea Kiosk - 4 min walk
About this property
The St James
Alpine luxury near Hanmer Springs Thermal Reserve
Hit the slopes and relax with The St James's amenities, including ski storage, complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access and free self parking. 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.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.
Cleaning and safety practices
Enhanced cleanliness measures
Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Contactless social distancing and check-out
Social distancing measures in place
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
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Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet
Parking and public transport
On-site parking available only on request
Free self-parking on site
Wheelchair-accessible parking available
Food and drink
Continental breakfast available for a fee daily: NZD 16 per person
Free newspapers in reception
Front desk (limited hours)
If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Staffed front desk
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
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
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve on-site parking
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit
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
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 Hanmer Springs
St James Motel Hanmer Springs
The St James Motel
The St James Hotel Hanmer Springs
The St James Hanmer Springs
The St James Motel Hanmer Springs
Frequently asked questions
Yes, The St James offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The St James cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
As of 19 Jun 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The St James on 21 Jun 2021 start from NZ$198, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
Self-parking is free at this property.
Check-in is from 2:30 PM - 8 PM.
Checkout is at 10:30 AM.
Located near the slopes, this Hanmer Springs motel is in the mountains, and within 1 mi (2 km) of Hanmer Springs Thermal Reserve, Conical Hill Walkway and Conical Hill. Hanmer Forest Park and Waiau Ferry Bridge are also within 6 mi (10 km).