Heritage Hanmer Springs

Heritage Hanmer Springs

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Heritage Hanmer Springs

Heritage Hanmer Springs

Heritage Hanmer Springs

Built a century ago and surrounded by beautiful gardens, the Heritage Hanmer Springs has that touch of old world charm which is so welcoming to the visitor. It is a high end, full service hotel providing quality accommodation at reasonable prices. The main building has beautifully renovated guest rooms, whilst the gardens have a range of suites and villas dotted around the periphery.

Where is the Heritage Hanmer Springs?

Situated on the South Island 137km north of Christchurch, the Heritage is located near the thermal pools in the centre of the spa town of Hanmer Springs.

The closest major airport is in Christchurch, which is about 90 minutes drive away along scenic Hwy 7(and 7A).

Skiing wise, the Hanmer Springs ski field is an exciting 20 km drive away. Whilst the South Island is loaded with other club and commercial ski fields, the only other ski field close to Hanmer Springs is the surprisingly good Mt Lyford which is located about an hour’s drive away along Hwy 70.

Hotel Rooms

As expected from a high end establishment, the rooms at the Heritage are stylish and comfortable. A range of room types are available:
  • deluxe suites in the historic main building;
  • deluxe suites in the modern detached buildings throughout the gardens;
  • 3 bedroom self contained villas in the gardens.
The garden rooms are quiet, but that may be due to the fact that the township of Hanmer Springs is quiet in winter.

All rooms have refrigerators, iron/ironing boards, robes, quality toiletries, Sky TV channels and all the other usual mod cons.

The villas are fully self contained and have full kitchens, lounges, and dining and laundry facilities.


Facilities at the Heritage Hotel Hanmer Springs:
  • 24 hours front desk;
  • Restaurant and bar;
  • Lounge area in the main building with couches, tables, fireplace;
  • Sports such as petanque (a sort of aerial bowls) and tennis are available, all equipment provided free of charge;
  • Dial up internet is available in all rooms. Broadband internet access is only available in the main building – some charges apply. Limited free Wi-Fi in the lobby area only. A computer in the reception is available for use for a small fee;
  • Complimentary daily newspaper delivered to your door;
  • 24hr room service;
  • Outdoor swimming pool (not heated and for the VERY brave only);
  • Guest laundry in the main building;
  • Extra towels for the thermal pools (three minutes walk away) area available from reception;
  • Parking directly adjacent to the main building or next to garden suites, villas have one garage space each;
  • For babies/young children, cots and high chairs are available plus they can even assist with getting experienced baby sitters.
The Heritage is a renowned location for holding conferences. It has an extensive conference facility. Sadly the large numbers of conference guests can potentially detract from any stay at this hotel for others.


The Heritage has an excellent restaurant, however if a conference is underway at the time of your stay, tables may not be available.

Hearty breakfasts are available at the Heritage from the dining room.


The town of Hanmer Springs covers all your shopping needs and ATMs. If you require something extraordinary, Christchurch isn’t really that far away.

Other Stuff

Hanmer Springs has a lot to offer the visitor aside from skiing. The Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa are the obvious, but sedate attraction. In true New Zealand style there is jet boating, bungy jumping and rafting just down the road, oodles of biking options (human and fossil fuel powered), canyoning plus a few wineries to round it out. Oh, and did I mention the walking opportunities in the mountains, horse riding...........

Why Stay at the Heritage Hanmer Springs?

Quality all around, plus a bit of old world charm. Far and away the best accommodation close to the Hanmer Springs ski field and cheaper than you’d think.

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The Hanmer Springs Heritage Hotel provides high quality hotel or villa accommodation at very reasonable prices. This is far and away the best accommodation close to the Hanmer Springs ski field.
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