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Discovery Settlers Hotel

3.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   61 - 69 Hatea Drive, Whangarei 0112, New Zealand
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Ranked #15 of 31 Whangarei B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • 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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Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here lastnight and it was terrible! The shower and toilet was not up to clean standards and the reception staff were very unhelpful!!! NOT impressed at all. The directions I was given lead me to the wrong destination and I simply asked for a 11am check out as stated on my booking but was denied! I will not... More

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Trondheim Municipality, Norway
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for here for two nights, walking distance down town, clean and comfortable room, but quite small. The hotel has a big parking area and a nice garden for relaxing. Quite cheap – good value for money. We used this hotel as "base camp" for local sightseeing

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New Zealand
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69 reviews 69 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Keep coming back and even though it is years between each visit I always get a good nights sleep. Have stayed here on and off for many years, the rooms are clean and tidy, most importantly to me the beds are comfortable and staff friendly and helpful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We stayed just one night and found the room to be very clean and comfortable. My wife and I had a great sleep in the enormous bed. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the meal we had in the restaurant was good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Stayed just one night. Found it very clean and comfortable. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We ate in restaurant and our meals were good. Very easy place to to stay with our 80 year old father. We will stay there again. Very good value for money.

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

stayed one night in whangarei enroute to paihia for a long w/e, always drive straight through but wanted to explore yacht basin area. we arrived 1 hr before check in and as room wasn't ready were more than happy to leave car and go for a walk, however gracious reception person upgraded us to a room that we could get... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 via mobile

We booked one night in a standard studio. It's was small but absolutely fine for one night. If staying longer I would recommend upgrading to a larger room. Will start with the pro's: - Excellent service! Staff were extremely friendly and accommodating, always makes the stay more enjoyable. - Very clean. Rooms were absolutely spotless. I could not fault the... More

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Waimamaku, Northland, New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I enjoy staying at this hotel, the proprietor is always friendly, the staff are so helpful from the office staff to the cleaners. The hotel is still being upgraded. It is always enjoyable to see what the Hotel has done to upgrade.

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Victoria, Canada
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16 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Not a bad hotel. Nice grounds and the rooms are updated. I paid more for a river view however I would not do it again only because the traffic noise is very loud. The windows are original wood frame, plate glass so they are not sound resistant. Good hotel, just not the quietest.

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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*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Discovery Settlers Hotel, Perfectly positioned Colonial style Hotel with its in-house award winning Restaurant and Bar, nestled in Beautiful park like surrounds,a short stroll from the hotel will lead you along the riverside, down to the Town Basin; where the Whangarei marina bursts with international flavour. An assortment of colourful shops, and galleries can be found in this area. A short drive away lie the Whangarei Falls, a breathtaking waterfall and bushwalk in a beautiful native bush setting. Another 20 minutes on you will find yourself in the world-famous Tutukaka Harbour, gateway to the Poor Knights Islands. These Islands offer the most spectacular diving and snorkeling in New Zealand; with stunning underwater topography and a cornucopia colourful life. Dozens of white sand beaches, romantic paradise, or fun family getaway. These are just a few attractions Whangarei has to offer whether it's business, pleasure, domestic or international. Discovery Settlers is the place to stay in Whangarei. We look forward to hosting you. ... more   less 
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