Village Lake Apartments

1 Rutherford Crescent, Hanmer Springs, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, 7334, New Zealand | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Hanmer Springs

Last 11 days!

A travel blog entry by danandlawontour

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... which formed the land mass. It was fascinating and we were both glad we got to do it. We travelled out of the city to a suburb called Sumner, a small town with a nice beach. Sumner was badly affected by the earth quake and is still not back to its former self. We found a french B&B called Le Petit hotel and decided to stay the night. In the evening we visited a mexican restaurant called "The Headless Mexican." We thought the food was nice, until ...

Hot springs

A travel blog entry by thebartons99

Hanmer Springs is a place just up from Christchurch with the best hot pools in New Zealand. The hottest pools get up to around 42 degrees Celsius. There is also a waterpark with a SuperBowl (a fun bowl where you come out one hole at the top, spin around the bowl, go down a hole in the ...

Whale watching and off to Hanmer Springs

A travel blog entry by belly5uk

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Had a good night's sleep & we wake up to a beautiful sunny but breezy day. We leave the hostel for a 2 minute car trip to Whale watch Drive for a whale watching excursion. We try & check in but discover we were booked for the previous day – our faces drop. Luckily for us, yesterday's trips were cancelled due to bad weather (they also have a refund policy if you don’t get to see whales) so as ...

The WOF, the pools and the wardrobe

A travel blog entry by danandlawontour

11

... the maintenance man) fixed an old, battered hot tub and restored it. It now has pride place outside the staff accommodation. It was good to get to know people better and hear about their travelling experiences and help us to decide where we would like to visit. We have also been into Hanmer with Josh and Harriet (the other English couple) recently for a curry at a place called Coriander's. It was a nice meal, but not a patch on a Shimla Spice curry! It just wasn't the same but ...

The art is not in making money, but in keeping it

A travel blog entry by danandlawontour

15

... what we can afford was a bit of a task but looking back we did well. It's the opposite now of Akaroa, been able to buy whatever but also having to do the cooking! We had chicken, mushroom and onions in a mushroom sauce last night with some potatoes. I wanted mash, so I added milk and marg, before finding out theres no masher! So I had to use a fork. That mash could've put a window through! Great meal though and we're proud of ourselves. Going to learn a lot I think having done ...

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This hotel, located on 1 Rutherford Crescent, Hanmer Springs, is near Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa and Backtrax Quad Bike Tours.
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