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The St James, Hanmer Springs

5-starOfficial New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®
20 Chisholm CrescentHanmer Springs7334New Zealand

5-star ski motel in Hanmer Springs with ski storage
  • Free WiFi and free parking
Great pool
Awesome vibe
Great room
Rather comfortable
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From 515 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

The St James, Hanmer Springs

from $127
  • Wheelchair Accessible Studio Unit
  • Deluxe Studio
  • Executive Spa Studio
  • Mt Isobel Suite
  • St James Suite
  • One Bedroom Suite

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 16 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2:30 PM-8 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM
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.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Free self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
Things to do
  • Beach towels
  • Ski storage
Working away
  • Business center
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 2010
  • Accessible bathroom

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony or patio
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels
  • IPod docking station
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Free weekday newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features



  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby

The St James, Hanmer Springs’s small print

Also known as

  • St James Hanmer Springs
  • St James Motel Hanmer Springs
  • The St James Hotel Hanmer Springs


This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

This property does not have elevators.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for NZD 50.00 per night

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of NZD 16 per person (approximately)

Cribs/Infant beds are available for NZD 50.00 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around The St James, Hanmer Springs


  • Hanmer Springs Thermal Reserve - 5 min walk
  • Hanmer Forest Park - 3.2 mi / 5.2 km
  • Waiau Ferry Bridge - 5.6 mi / 9 km
  • Hanmer Springs Ski Area - 10.1 mi / 16.3 km

Getting around

  • Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) - 99 min drive
  • Free self parking

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.6 From 75 reviews

The St James, Hanmer Springs
Fantastic place to stay, rooms are very spacious and comfortable. Great location so handy to all amenities and restaurants, lovely views. Would definitely recommend, friendly and helpful hosts also provide great information on amenities.
Janine, nz2 night romance trip
The St James, Hanmer Springs
Very Good8.0
St James accommodation , well worth the room rate
Arriving later than office hours didn’t pose a problem , Manager Jan welcomed us and showed us to our room . Warm comfortable stay with a nice outdoor table and chairs for a coffee in the morning . Thank you
Steve, nz1 night romance trip
The St James, Hanmer Springs
stay st james
Love this place it's very luxurious
elaine, nz2 night romance trip
The St James, Hanmer Springs
Comfortable and warm
We had a lovely one night stay at the St James. The rooms were super comfortable and warm and only a very short stroll to the hot pools and restaurants. They have pool towels available which is a great touch.
Karen, nz1 night romance trip
The St James, Hanmer Springs
Lovely alpine motel
Great spot no hesitation in recommending stay here Great view
A Traveler, nz1 night family trip

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The St James, Hanmer Springs

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