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Vibrant Living Retreat

4.0 star property

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Business services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
88 Rippingale Road, Hanmer Springs, 7360

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationA Maze N Golf3 min drive
  • Popular LocationHanmer Springs Thermal Reserve3 min drive
  • Popular LocationConical Hill Walkway3 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 the area's natural beauty can be seen at Conical Hill and Hanmer Forest Park. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including skiing.

What's nearby

  • A Maze N Golf - 3 min drive
  • Hanmer Springs Thermal Reserve - 3 min drive
  • Conical Hill Walkway - 3 min drive
  • Conical Hill - 7 min drive
  • Hanmer Forest Park - 12 min drive

Getting around

  • Christchurch International Airport (CHC) - 98 min drive


  • No. 31 Restaurant - 18 min walk
  • Mr Yunan - 3 min drive
  • Fire & Ice - 3 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.
Vibrant Living Retreat offers 5 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary dressing gowns and complimentary slippers. Guests can surf the web using 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.



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

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


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

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

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
  • No lifts
  • 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 any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning


  • Dressing gowns
  • Free toiletries
  • Rainfall showerhead


  • TV


  • Slippers

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Check-in from 2 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
Guests can access their accommodation through a private entrance

Access methods

Private entrance


No pets or service animals 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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

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

Albergo Hanmer
Albergo Hanmer Alpine Villas
Albergo Hanmer Alpine Villas Hanmer Springs
Albergo Hanmer Lodge
Albergo Hanmer Lodge & Alpine Villas
Albergo Hanmer Lodge & Alpine Villas Hanmer Springs
Albergo Lodge
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

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 28 out of 39 reviews
5 - Excellent 72%
Rating 4 - Good. 7 out of 39 reviews
4 - Good 18%
Rating 3 - Okay. 3 out of 39 reviews
3 - Okay 8%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 39 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 39 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Business traveller
Disliked: 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
Liked: 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

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

5/5 Excellent

Liked: 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

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