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Drifters Inn

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Standard Studio (King Studio) | Free WiFi, bed sheets
Free WiFi, bed sheets
Daily continental breakfast (NZD 12.50 per person)

Overview of Drifters Inn

Drifters Inn

3.0 star property
3-star guesthouse in Hanmer Springs

9.2/10 Superb

454 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Shared kitchen
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Meeting Facilities
2 Harrogate Street, Hanmer Springs, 7334

Guests rated this location 9.8/10 - Exceptional

Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Breakfast available
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Conference space
  • Barbecue grills
  • Luggage storage
  • Limited hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
Feel at home
  • Fridge
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Christchurch International Airport (CHC) - 99 min drive


  • Fire & Ice Cafe Restaurant & Bar - 1 min walk
  • O'Flynns Irish Pub - 2 min walk
  • Mumbles - 3 min walk
  • Five Stags - 10 min walk
  • No.31 Restaurant & Bar - 1 min walk

About this property

Drifters Inn

Enjoy your visit to Hanmer Springs with a stay at Drifters Inn. Free perks include WiFi and self-parking. Fellow travellers like the comfortable beds and helpful staff.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected


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.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 18 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 8 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 8 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast each morning (surcharge)
  • BBQs

What to do

  • Skiing nearby

Working away

  • Conference space


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage


  • 1 building/tower


  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Coffee/tea maker

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Shared kitchen access


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately NZD 12.50 per person

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast.


<p>The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.</p><p>This property does not have lifts.</p><p>Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit on site.</p> <p>This property accepts credit cards and cash.</p>

Also known as

Drifters Inn Hanmer Springs
Drifters Inn
Drifters Hanmer Springs
Drifters Hotel Hanmer Springs
Drifters Inn Guesthouse
Drifters Inn Hanmer Springs
Drifters Inn Guesthouse Hanmer Springs

Frequently asked questions

Does Drifters Inn offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Drifters Inn does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Drifters Inn?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Drifters Inn?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Drifters Inn?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Drifters Inn?
You can check in from 2 PM - 8 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Drifters Inn and nearby?
Have fun with nearby winter activities such as skiing.
What's the area around Drifters Inn like?
Drifters Inn is a short 2-minute walk from Hanmer Springs Thermal Reserve and 5 minutes' walk from Chisholm Park. Travellers give top marks for the guest house's prime location.







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Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Exceptional

Raymond, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Nice place, close to everything including the pool's.
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Was a lovely place to stay
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Excellent facilities, comfortable bed, great location.
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Super friendly check, great shared facilities for cooking, rooms are very nice and comfortable
Giulio, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

We always enjoy our stay at Drifters and would not consider going anywhere else, everything is perfect, clean, and updated, it is so handy to all of the attractions of Hanmer and the owners are lovely.
Julie, 1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

6/10 Good

Great staff, excellent position to centre of town, neat and tidy. Unfortunatlity room 20 was very small and layout could be better thought out. Head of bed under window so could be very cold in middle of winter. Paint peeling of in bathroom ceiling. otherwise all good
TREVOR, 2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Antonia, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Lovely clean room with very comfortable bed. Will definitely return
Paula, 1-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

DOUGLAS, 2-night trip
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