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Hurunui River Retreat

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Free parking
Breakfast included
Non-smoking hotel
Wheelchair Access
Free Wifi
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Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

We visited with old friends for a good catch up. Serene and magnificent setting and perfectly well appointed cottages. We were able to relax straight away and enjoyed Tina and Grant's wonderful hospitality and food! A special time. Will be back. Thank you Tina and...More

Date of stay: September 2015
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Reviewed 18 August 2015

Our Book Group of 7 shared the 2 well equipped villas for a weekend and had a wonderful relaxing time. Fabulous views with fresh snow on the hills (and a sprinkling on the ground). Breakfast was included with delicious farm fresh eggs, muesli, yoghurt, toast,...More

Date of stay: August 2015
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Reviewed 26 July 2015

Stayed 2 fantastic nights, Great facilities and very comfortable and completely private, had an issue with GP sending my other half down a logging track but otherwise a perfect weekend away. Perfect for romantic getaways, cant recommend enough!

Date of stay: August 2014
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Reviewed 24 July 2015

From the moment we arrived we were "at home" The magnificent vista,excellent hospitality and gourmet food and very comfortable accomodation. Fantastic Only disappointment was the predicted snow did not eventuate! Can imagine summertime just as tranquil and special. Thank you

Date of stay: June 2015
1  Thank Sue B
Reviewed 2 March 2015

We stayed in one of the villas over a long weekend. They are wonderfully maintained, clean and comfortable providing the perfect base to relax and unwind. Booking was easy and the welcome upon arrival was friendly and helpful... looking forward to going back.

Date of stay: February 2015
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Hurunui River Retreat is the perfect place for a relaxing break.Situated in a peaceful rural valley alongside the Hurunui River, the Hurunui River Retreat is just a one hour drive from Christchurch and a More little over thirty minutes south of Hanmer Springs.With two stunning architecturally designed apartments – aptly named ‘Tussock’ and ‘Flax’ – situated a stone’s throw from the Hurunui River, your accommodation offers relaxation, tranquillity and stunning views from every room. Once there, enjoy a glass of wine on the deck or a soak under the stars in our heated outdoor bath, which boasts uninterrupted views of the Southern Alps.In summer, take a short stroll through the paddock to swim in the river; in winter, make the most of the nearby ski fields; enjoy a leisurely ride on the mountain bikes provided; or duck out for some fishing at the renowned Hurunui and Waiau rivers. There’s plenty to do, with the Hurunui River Retreat handy to many popular destinations and local activities.Each apartment has a stunning fully appointed kitchen and barbeque for self-catering, with a continental breakfast provided each morning. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free parking
Breakfast included
Non-smoking hotel
Wheelchair Access
Room service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-smoking rooms
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-smoking rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$137 - US$171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Hurunui
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-smoking rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$137 - US$171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Hurunui


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Pool & Beach (9)
Room & Suite (4)
Dining (3)
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"Either Cottage would be perfect"
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