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Chalets - Greenacres. Copyright Greenacres.

One Bedroom Chalets

Separate( no shared walls) cozy yet roomy self contained Chalets with queen bed in bedroom and either one or two singles in the lounge. All linen and condements provided. Heated and serviced for your comfort. Fully equiped kitchens. Relax in comfort admiring the garden and mountain views from the attached decks in our quiet and restful location.

Sleeps 1-4


Two Bedroom Alpine Chalet

Similar to the one bedroom Chalet but with an extra room with two single beds and an extra two singles in a nook off the spacious lounge/dining area. Ideal for a family group. Full kitchen.

Sleeps max 6

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Greenacres is Hanmer Springs original motel. It started life in the 1950s as a quaint collection of holiday cabins. In the years since, Greenacres has been rebuilt and modernized to be a self contained alpine style village with its delightful village green forming the centrepiece of 2 ½ acres of landscaped gardens.

Today the complex comprises 9 individual chalets and 4 superior Villas and a 3 bedroom retreat. All all fully equipped and ready for your enjoyment.

Only a few minutes walk from the Hanmer Springs shops, restaurants and famous Hot Pools, Greenacres is a quiet haven where birdlife abounds and the views will amaze you we are the only motel with an elevation above the village.

We pride our selves in our environmental sustainablity and encourage our guests to help us care for our environment by recycling rubbish and conserving power and water whilst still offering comfort and service.

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Review date:   July 23, 2018 10:55PM
Review:   Nice and roomy and warm but needs new furniture old and worn and patched up couches and carpet worn, and dining chairs are worn, but nice views and close to conical hill walk not far from restaurants and shopping, units are nicely set out
Author:   Trish Rudman
Rating (out of 3 stars):  

Review date:   July 8, 2018 2:14AM
Review:   Very cosy and peaceful. Staff is very friendly and helpful. We had a great stay and will definitely be returning.
Author:   Natasha Jansen van Rensburg
Rating (out of 3 stars):  

Review date:   June 3, 2018 12:27PM
Review:   Not worth the money. At checkin they guy kept talking and eating with full mouth his stinky chips. Heating did not work properly, reported it, nothing done about it. Shower did not close besids other stuff in the room starting to fall apart. Cheap beds. Private Spa Pool needs serious cleaning. Whole place needs huge renovation. Do NOT go there!
Author:   CH NZ
Rating (out of 3 stars):  

Review date:   July 6, 2018 5:36AM
Review:   Great place, tidy amd well maintained... Good view as well as good service ...
Author:   DAN DRICK
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Review date:   January 9, 2018 4:46AM
Review:   We had 2 nights accommodation in a 2 bedroom villa. The grounds were great lots of room but unfortunately that's where it stops. We got into our villa number 11 and it hadn't looked like it had been cleaned in both rooms there was beer bottle caps on the floor and on the window ledge. In the main bedroom there was in the corner looked like poop. We were also bitten by bed bugs all 8 of us the floor was not vacuumed up and kitchen dishes were dirty we had to clean them before we used them. We were very disappointed as we all were excited to stay. The only thing I liked about the place was the view.
Author:   Perawai Hurunui
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