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A very special New Zealand experience, offering fine boutique accommodation in a relaxed environment. Rippinvale is Hanmer Springs premier boutique eco retreat, 5 star rated and a 2011 recipient of the Trip Advisor certificate of excellence. Famous for our sumptuous gourmet breakfasts served to guests in their suite. Much of the produce served at Rippinvale is home grown or foraged locally. All preserves and condiments are made with love and care,the old fashioned way at Rippinvale.

Guests enjoy a stylish semi-contained country style apartment suite with all of todays modern comforts as well as some old fashioned ones... homemade cookies, fresh flowers and exclusive NZ toiletries. Each suite opens to a private courtyard garden just a few short steps from the outdoor alpine jacuzzi.
Rippinvale Retreat is nestled in large wooded grounds with 2.5 acres of mature landscaped gardens. Magnificent alpine views are enjoyed from all aspects.
The grounds feature native New Zealand flora, sweeping lawns, an outdoor alpine jacuzzi, a petanque court and lawn tennis.

Therapeutic Swedish Massage is available at Rippinvale Retreat to ease tired and stressed muscles and aid in relaxation.

A high light of staying at Rippinvale is the opportunity to experience pristine NZ wilderness on a personally guided 4 WD drive trip. Try your hand at fishing or perhaps wildlife or scenic photography. Enjoy a delicious gourmet hamper with a special NZ twist. Half or full day trips are available.

Activities and facilities

  • Complimentary village transfers
  • Day trips
  • Jacuzzi
  • Mature landscaped gardens
  • On going travel bookings
  • Petanque court
  • Picnic hampers
  • Tennis court
  • Dry cleaning / laundry service
  • Massage therapy on site
  • Non-smoking floors
  • On-site parking
  • Spa/Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Tennis court
  • Tour desk
  • Wifi access

Business facilities

  • Broadband internet available in all suites.
  • Fax & photocopying available at reception.

Location

68 Rippingale Road, North Canterbury New Zealand

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Rippinvale Retreat

Rooms and rates

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from NZ$210 per night

Boutique Suite

Minimum 2 night stay
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Rates are for 1-2 people. Maximum occupancy is 3. Extra guest charge is NZ$90 per adult. Not suitable for children under 12 yrs. Bedding configuration is 1x Queen Bed and a top line fold out bed settee. Fluffy bathrobes, hand made soaps, fine bed linen.

  • Alarm clock
  • Balcony / courtyard
  • Bathrobes
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Fans
  • Free in-house movies
  • Hairdryer
  • In-room heater
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Kitchenette (basic facilities)
  • Non-smoking only
  • Opening windows
  • Refrigerator - bar size
  • Shower
  • Tea/Coffee Making
  • TV
  • Wireless / WiFi
  • 1 Queen More bedding options
  • or
    1 Queen Bed & a top line fold out bed settee

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Rates are for 2 people Extra adults NZ$90.00. The room caters for a maximum of 3 adults.
Cancellation policy Minimum 7 Days (all) Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room must be made at least 7 days prior to the check in date and time or you will be charged the full amount of the booking.
from NZ$320 per night

Deluxe Boutique Suite

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Rates are for 1-2 people. Maximum occupancy is 3. Extra guest charge is NZ$90 per adult. Not suitable for children under 12 yrs. Bedding configuration is 1x Queen Bed and a top line fold out bed settee. Fluffy bathrobes, hand made soaps, fine bed linen.

  • Alarm clock
  • Balcony / courtyard
  • Bathrobes
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Fans
  • Free in-house movies
  • Hairdryer
  • In-room heater
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Kitchenette (basic facilities)
  • Non-smoking only
  • Opening windows
  • Refrigerator - bar size
  • Shower
  • Tea/Coffee Making
  • TV
  • Wireless / WiFi
  • 1 Queen More bedding options
  • or
    1 Queen Bed & a top line fold out bed settee

Filtering deals to match your current dates . . .

Previous Fri 18 Apr Sat 19 Apr Sun 20 Apr Fri 25 Apr Sat 26 Apr Sun 27 Apr Fri 2 May Sat 3 May Sun 4 May Fri 9 May Sat 10 May Sun 11 May
Room description
Min. night stay
Rates shown in New Zealand Dollars (NZ$) & are tax inclusive per room. Booking fees apply
Book Deluxe Boutique Suite 1 NZ$350 SoldSoldSoldSold320 320 320 320 320 320 320 320
Next
Rates are for 2 people Extra adults NZ$90.00. The room caters for a maximum of 3 adults.
Cancellation policy Minimum 7 Days (all) Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room must be made at least 7 days prior to the check in date and time or you will be charged the full amount of the booking.

Additional information

Check In 1430hrs
Check In Instructions Office hours are 7.00am to 8.00pm.
If arriving outside of these hours please contact on booking confermation.
Check Out 1030hrs
Getting There Rippinvale Retreat is a 10 - 15 minute walk or a 2 - minute drive from Hanmer Springs village, in a quiet and private setting adjacent to the Hanmer Springs golf course.
Parking Car parking is available on site.
Things To Do A fantastic opportunity to experience pristine New Zealand wilderness. John with a lifetime knowledge of this stunning area will guide you on a personalised tour in a comfortable 4WD vehicle.

We offer Rippinvale Day Treks, Guided Exploration Treks, Half day 4WD walking/fishing treks, Full day 4WD and/or walking/fishing treks, Twilight 4WD tour of Hanmer Forest, Gourmet Picnic Hampers, Hunting Chamois or Deer, Fishing & Camera Hunts.

In house therapuetic massage to aid in relaxation is available all year round.
Soak in the jacuzzi,play Tennis on the lawn court in summer. Enjoy a glass of wine in the extensive gardens or over a game of petanque.
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