4.9 out of 5

"The very friendly lady on reception allowed us to book in a little early which was great. We were given complimentary pool towels in a carry bag to t ... " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 30 Aug 2018

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Hotel Description

At The St James you'll be within just a 10-minute stroll of Hanmer Springs Thermal Reserve and Conical Hill Walkway. Highlights at this ski motel include free self parking, and in-room kitchens and free WiFi.

You can enjoy flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and all 16 soundproofed rooms feature free wired Internet, balconies or patios and iPod docks. Kitchens come with fridges, microwaves and hobs, making in-room dining convenient. Pillowtop beds and premium bedding invite a comfortable night's sleep, and you'll find nice touches like bathrobes and free toiletries. DVD players, coffee/tea makers and free weekday newspapers are also available.

This smoke-free motel has free WiFi in public areas and luggage storage. Other amenities include laundry facilities and ski storage. Each morning continental breakfast is available.

Sights within a 10-minute drive of this 5-star Hanmer Springs motel include Conical Hill and Waiau Ferry Bridge.

Deluxe Studio

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$160* Per night/room 15 Oct. - 16 Oct.

Studio, Accessible

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite, 1 Bedroom, Patio, Ground Floor

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Executive Studio, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Suite, 1 Bedroom, Fireplace

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Suite, 1 Bedroom, Fireplace

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

The St James ratings based on 144 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.9 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The St James

Everyone (63) Couples (74) Family (7)
5 out of 5

Posted by on 24 Aug. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

1 Sep. 2019 by Rae

Thank you for choosing to stay with us, we look forward to seeing you again.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 19 Jul. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

26 Jul. 2019 by Rae

Thanks for taking the time to post a review, we appreciate it and are pleased you enjoyed our accommodation.

5 out of 5
Lovely spacious room with a beautiful outlook of the mountains. Quiet and very comfortable, in the heart of the township where everything was 2 mins walk

Posted by on 9 Jul. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

15 Jul. 2019 by Rae

Thanks for your review and we are pleased you enjoyed our accommodation.

5 out of 5
Fabulous place to stay. Clean, quiet sand totally relaxing

Posted by on 17 Jun. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

15 Jul. 2019 by Rae

Thanks for staying and posting a review we appreciate it.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 3 Jun. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

15 Jul. 2019 by Rae

Thanks for staying and for your five star review.

4 out of 5

Posted by on 19 May 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

25 May 2019 by Rae

Thanks for choosing to stay with us.

5 out of 5
Fantastic location, clean with great amenities, and lovely helpful staff

Posted by on 10 May 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

25 May 2019 by Rae

So pleased you enjoyed our location, property and hospitality.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 30 Apr. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

5 May 2019 by Rae

Thank you for choosing to stay with us.

4 out of 5

Posted by on 7 Apr. 2019

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19 Apr. 2019 by Rae

Thanks for choosing to stay with us.

5 out of 5
Centrally located. Great rooms. Wonderful staff. Recommended. We would stay there again.

Posted by , from Red Beach, Auckland on 21 Nov. 2018

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29 Nov. 2018 by Rae

Thank you for your review, we appreciate it and look forward to seeing you again.

Property Features

The St James offers its guests ski equipment storage and laundry facilities. Public spaces have free WiFi and wired Internet. Self parking is free. This 5-star Hanmer Springs motel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 16 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Built in 2010
  • Towels for the beach
  • Ski equipment storage
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) (133.4 km / 82.9 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

The St James offers 16 forms of air-conditioned accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors, and features 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, a complimentary bathrobe, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. 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.

  • In-room kitchen
  • Private balcony or patio
  • Pillowtop beds
  • iPod dock
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • DVD player
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Hob
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Weekday newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Climate control
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a continental breakfast daily.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:30 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 8 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

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.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8 AM - 8 PM.
Guests arriving after 8 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10:30 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in all accommodation.

  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Cash or credit card deposit required

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged 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

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • 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

You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette 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®

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