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The St James

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Premium bedding, pillow-top beds, in-room safe, blackout curtains
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Fridge, microwave, hob, dishwasher
Premium bedding, pillow-top beds, in-room safe, blackout curtains

Overview of The St James

The St James

5 out of 5

4.9/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Kitchen
  • Breakfast available
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationHanmer Springs Thermal Reserve5 min walk
  • Popular LocationConical Hill Walkway7 min walk
  • Popular LocationA Maze N Golf15 min walk

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About this area

Hanmer Springs

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.
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
  • Waiau Ferry Bridge - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Christchurch International Airport (CHC) - 100 min drive

Restaurants

  • 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

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

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

  • 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

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 any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

More

  • Beach towels
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • 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

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:30 PM - 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
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

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

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
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

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 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

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4.9
Exceptional
Rating 5 - Excellent. 310 out of 354 reviews
5 - Excellent 88%
Rating 4 - Good. 38 out of 354 reviews
4 - Good 11%
Rating 3 - Okay. 4 out of 354 reviews
3 - Okay 1%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 354 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 354 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.9/5

Cleanliness

4.9/5

Staff & service

4.7/5

Amenities

4.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Really nice property, in town close to shops, hot pools, friendly informative service. Very pleasant stay
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
$250 for one night! - we had to carry suitcases up stairs. The shower was over bath. The room bed/towels/ location was superb.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Nice and clean place with handy location
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very well maintained and high specs. Great view of mountains and close enough to walk to shops/pools. highly recommended!
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2021