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Discovery Settlers Hotel

3.5 of 5 61 - 69 Hatea Drive, Whangarei 0112, New Zealand
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

CLEAN room's and bathroom....room 25 was perfect. I love the doors that open up to the grass area and road...great service/staff...not to in your face like other places...and really good prices. Thanks guys

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DiscoverySettlers, General Manager at Discovery Settlers Hotel, responded to this review

We were thrilled with your lovely comments regarding our property and the service received. Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we look forward to welcoming you back to Discovery Settlers Hotel, Whangarei. Kind regards, Joan More

Southampton, United Kingdom
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151 reviews 151 reviews
24 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed two nights recently, arrived a little early reception staff were very friendly and accommodating so were able to go to our room early. This was at the back of accommodation blocks. plenty of room to park car near to your room. Bed was 4 foot with a single bed as well. TVs etc.. , plenty of coffee, tea, hot... More

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DiscoverySettlers, General Manager at Discovery Settlers Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for writing an extensive review with great feedback regarding our property and service received. We are soon introducing a slightly altered a la carte Menu in our Settlers Bar & Gill Restaurant, a busy and popular venue. We hope to welcome you back soon to enjoy another stay at Discovery Settlers Hotel in Whangarei. Kind regards,... More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed at this Hotel on previous occasions but will not stay there again after the rooms they allocated to me and my colleague. These rooms are overpriced and very small, the window did open but could not stay up, the aircon had no controller, the washbasin is squashed into a recess that any decent sized person cannot wash... More

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shady007_11, Manager at Discovery Settlers Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, we take your comments very seriously. Room 29 and 38 are part of the few smaller rooms in the hotel. We are aware that the kettles are too large, they will be replaced, and our Restaurant Menu is in the process of being altered. We apologize that you didn’t enjoy your stay and hope that... More

Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you to the fantastic staff, who were more than helpful with my partner and I stay over the weekend to be so enjoyable. We had last minute bookings, changes, and additional room add ons over the 3 days, not only did they accommodate us but the rooms were A+. I would recommend Discovery Settlers Hotel to anyone staying in... More

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JoanDHNZ, Manager at Discovery Settlers Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Silberia, many thanks for your kind comments. It was our pleasure to make the changes for you and we are glad that you enjoyed your stay in our refurbished rooms. We look forward to accommodating you and your partner again soon. Kind regards, Joan More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Stayed there this weekend and was really pleased with this hotel. All the staff were really lovely, very accommodating, and all went the extra mile. The rooms were beautifully clean, tidy and decorated really nice. Was worried, that the hotel might have been a bit dated, but was very pleasantly surprised as the rooms are very nice. Definitely will recommend... More

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JoanDHNZ, Manager at Discovery Settlers Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Amanda, thank you for your great feedback. The feeling was mutual for us, we enjoyed accommodating you and your family at Discovery Settlers Hotel. We hope to welcome you back over the Summer to try our new Restaurant Menu and enjoy the Whangarei sunshine. Kind regards, Joan More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Stayed a couple of nights. First time since I worked at this establishment 38 yrs ago!! Pleasantly surprised with the room and the place as a whole. Good place to rest up, and see the local sights. Did not use restaurant or bar. Very reasonably priced and central to all things in whangarei

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Mackay, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Stayed here in late June 2014 as a travelling couple from Australia. The room is cosy and nice. We overlooked the big river in Whangarei, and could see the mountain. For what we payed, we got a brilliant room. Comfortable bed, nice bathroom, a very lovely place. The staff are kind and did not mind us booking out half an... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Hotel front of house staff are terribly rude! What ever happened to hospitality? You will not find it here!!! We are traveling with an internationally renowned band from the USA and this horrible experience is one of the last things they will experience in New Zealand. You should be totally ashamed of yourselves and also learn how to cook! Go... More

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New Zealand
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

OK, so it was the coldest day of the year and Northlanders are quite unused to temperatures near freezing, but a couple of extra blankets would have been handy. I can see that the place would be much more pleasant in a warmer season. The room layout was fine and there was plenty of space to work in. The bed... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This was a great hotel. The rooms were quite big and everything you needed was there. It is close to very good cafes and restaurants. There is also a good restaurant on the premises where breakfast and evening meals are served. Altogether a very good experience.

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Address: 61 - 69 Hatea Drive, Whangarei 0112, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Whangarei
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Discovery Settlers Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 54
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