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4 of 5 bubbles Review of Onsen Hot Pools

Onsen Hot Pools
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: While Queenstown is generally done at full pace, Onsen Hot Pools takes a step back to let you take in the beauty of the surroundings and simply relax. With uninterrupted views across the Shotover Canyon, our Cedar Hot Tubs are heated to 37.8C on warmer days and up to 39.8C during the winter and can accommodate up to four adults. Our natural setting is matched by the pure water captured on its endless journey between the sky and earth to continually fill and refresh the pools. With complimentary transport to and from Queenstown, Onsen Hot Pools is relaxation the natural way.
Useful Information: Lockers / storage, Bathroom facilities, Baby buggy parking, Wheelchair access, Stairs / lift
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely stunning and breathtaking views of stars and mountains. Accompanied by wine (of our choice or any alcohol ), chocolate (or ice cream and water). It was a beautiful and relaxing experience! Only down side, you get asked to be there 15mins early, we got let in 15 mins AFTER our booked start time and still had to leave on the booked leave time (so only 40-45mins actual time in the spa)

Overall, Amazing experience and worth the $$$

Visited April 2017
Thank Adrian R
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Melbourne, Australia
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Definitely great quality pools with awesome views but chlorinated”
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only gripe is that its chlorinated which I didn't expect. other than that we had a great hour in the pool, its a quality place all around. The atmosphere is just perfect, they can provide drinks and snacks too if you order. A happy birthday sign was a nice touch. The lighting is great too so it makes everyone..even me.. look ok! :)
just the chlorine thing... if I had known that would I have still gone.. probably not, not for the price and time anyway.

Visited March 2017
Thank friedlock
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Swan Hill, Australia
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3 attraction reviews
“Amazing views ”
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I come here during our honeymoon . We had the candlelight indulgent package and it was amazing and so relaxing. The water was a little hot for our liking but there was a cold water tap that helped cool it down. The view was amazing as the sun started to come down. Would highly recommend!

Visited April 2017
Thank tagraham
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Wellington, New Zealand
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24 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Awesome place...great views...”
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there in late afternoon after booking a few weeks before..easy to find....and short walk down to the complex...had to wait then escorted to our pool ....it's really cool being in a hot pool and looking out at such a stunning views...playing spot the jet boat on the shotover as they into view down below....quite expensive but well worth the cost....

Visited March 2017
Thank MichaelSmyth
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Oh wow”
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife n I booked this based on reviews. We were not disappointed at all. It was amazing. The hour we booked seemed to just disappear. Must do again. The one downside is that we had several elderly people travelling with us and the number of stairs and ramps from the car park was not expected. Had we known this in advance we would have left more time to be there prior to our booking. Aside from that, we loved it.

Visited March 2017
Thank Wayne_Small
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