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4.6 out of 5 Wonderful
39 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Breakfast included
Parking included
Air conditioning
Business Services


Explore the area

Popular LocationA Maze N Golf3 min drive
Popular LocationHanmer Springs Thermal Reserve3 min drive
Popular LocationConical Hill Walkway4 min drive

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    About this area

    Hanmer Springs

    Located in Hanmer Springs, Vibrant Living Retreat is next to a golf course. 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. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including skiing.
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    Popular Location

    What's nearby

    • A Maze N Golf - 3 min drive
    • Hanmer Springs Thermal Reserve - 3 min drive
    • Conical Hill Walkway - 4 min drive
    • Hanmer Forest Park - 9 min drive
    • Conical Hill - 9 min drive

    Getting around

    • Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) - 99 min drive

    About this property

    Vibrant Living Retreat

    4-star spa bed & breakfast near Hanmer Springs Thermal Reserve
    Along with a full-service spa, this smoke-free bed & breakfast has massage/treatment rooms and laundry facilities. Free cooked-to-order breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a library, tour/ticket assistance and a garden are on-site. All 5 rooms feature thoughtful touches such as bathrobes and slippers, along with free WiFi and TVs. Room service (during limited hours), rainfall showerheads and free toiletries are among the other amenities available to guests.
    Vibrant Living Retreat offers 5 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with complimentary bathrobes and complimentary slippers. This Hanmer Springs bed & breakfast provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a rainfall showerhead and complimentary toiletries.
    The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.
    MOUNTAIN VIEW MASSAGE has 2 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a spa tub.

    The spa is open daily.

    Property amenities


    • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
    • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

    Parking and public transport

    • Free self parking

    Food and drink

    • Free cooked-to-order breakfast available daily 7:30 AM–10 AM
    • Room service available

    Things to do

    • Bike rentals
    • Full-service spa

    Family friendly

    • Laundry facilities


    • Library
    • Reception hall

    Guest services

    • Laundry facilities
    • Luggage storage
    • Tour/ticket assistance

    Business services

    • Meeting rooms


    • BBQ grill(s)
    • Garden
    • Picnic area
    • Terrace


    • 2 treatment rooms
    • Aromatherapy
    • Ayurvedic treatments
    • Body scrubs
    • Body treatments
    • Body wraps
    • Couples treatment room(s)
    • Detox wraps
    • Facials
    • Massage - deep-tissue
    • Massage - hot stone
    • Massage - prenatal
    • Massage - sports
    • Massage - swedish
    • Massage - Thai
    • Massage/treatment rooms
    • Reflexology
    • Spa open daily
    • Hot tub


    • 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


    • Smoke-free property

    Room amenities


    • Air conditioning


    • Bathrobes
    • Free toiletries
    • Rainfall showerhead


    • TV


    • Slippers



    Check-in between 2 PM and midnight
    Minimum check-in age - 18


    Check-out before 11 AM

    Renovations and closures

    This property is closed from 9 September 2020 to 31 March 2021 (dates subject to change).


    Pets not allowed

    Children and extra beds

    Children are welcome
    Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
    Cots (infant beds) are not available

    Payment types

    Important information

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit 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

    National rating

    This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

    Property is also known as

    Vibrant Living Retreat B&B Hanmer Springs
    Vibrant Living Retreat B&B
    Vibrant Living Retreat Hanmer Springs
    Vibrant Living Retreat
    Vibrant Living Retreat Hanmer Springs
    Vibrant Living Retreat Bed & breakfast
    Vibrant Living Retreat Bed & breakfast Hanmer Springs

    Frequently asked questions

    Is Vibrant Living Retreat pet-friendly?
    No, pets are not allowed at this property.
    How much is parking at Vibrant Living Retreat?
    Self-parking is free at this property.
    What time is check-in at Vibrant Living Retreat?
    Check-in is from 2 PM to midnight.
    What time is check-out at Vibrant Living Retreat?
    Checkout is at 11 AM.
    Where is Vibrant Living Retreat located?
    Situated in Hanmer Springs, this spa bed & breakfast is within 3 mi (5 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).
    39 reviews
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    4 - Good
    3 - Okay
    2 - Poor
    1 - Terrible




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    Property conditions & facilities

    3/5 Okay

    Business traveller
    Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness
    It is marketed as a five star which it isn't as the furniture is dated the carpets in need of cleaning or replacing and the bookingsite did not show there were pets on the premises
    Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    Travelled with group
    Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
    Super friendly such a relaxing place to be. We were made to feel very welcome. Breakfast was amazing Steve is a wonderful host. We had the best massage we had. We look forward to a return visit 😃
    Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
    Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
    Peaceful stay
    A very peaceful stay. Lovely room with all we needed and great , relaxed breakfast. Lovely people.
    Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

    4/5 Good

    Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
    Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020