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Settlers Motel

5.0 of 5 Motel   |   6 Leamington Street, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Corey1981 Adelaide, Australia
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Adelaide, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very nice hotel in a very pretty part of the world. the room was fitted out with quality furniture and fittings and had basic cooking facilities if you wanted to stay in. there is also a free DVD hire service.

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Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great service, helpful staff and free use of Wi-Fi and a great selection of DVDs. Bed was comfortable and room was very clean and warm. A few minutes walk to the pools which was handy. Happily stay here next time we are in Hanmer Springs!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our long weekend stay was very comfortable in one of the upstairs 1 bedroom units. Facilities were very good and the place was spotless. The skylight window in the bedroom was great to see the stars but could have benefited from a short piece of string so shorties could pull down the blind!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Read some reviews of hanmer hotels before my partner and I stayed there. We really wanted to stay in braemar lodge but it was booked out. Hotels are pretty pricey in hanmer so we read reviews of settlers motel and decided to try it. Best decision I ever made! Pretty sure the girl on reception was Tamara and she was... More

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sallysettlers, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive review on Trip Advisor. We all work hard at Settlers to ensure our guests have a great time and enjoy the Settlers hospitality. Our housekeeping team certainly do a great job and we have passed on your comments! We have a lot of complimentary facilities so we do feel we are value for... More

Christchurch, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Why havent I done this before? This is a fabulous place to stay - the 2 room unit was perfectly positioned off the main roda - very close to the pools - closer to the restaurants and bars - but not so close to hear any noise! We could have stayed for weeks! The unit has absolutely everything you need... More

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sallysettlers, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor and we are so pleased to hear you enjoyed the 'home away from home' feel of Settlers. We are certainly in a quiet yet handy location to the Pools, village, restaurants and shops. We look forward to your return! More

Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed on a Sunday night, were greeted by the lovely Vivian, who showed us to the beautiful room (and let us check in half an hour early). There was a great range of free DVD's and they also had towels that you could take to the hot pools. We spoke with Alan a couple of times, who was so... More

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sallysettlers, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor and we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your welcome by our wonderful Minders, Alan and Vivien. Yes we are in a great spot here at Settlers, quiet and out of the way but so handy to everything. We hope to welcome you back to Settlers some day! More

Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed in a few different places in Hanmer, and would honestly say that Settlers is the best that we have tried yet. From the warm and friendly welcome by Vivienne and Mike to the clean, warm and well appointed accommodation situated in a quiet side street, we could find no fault with our 2 night stay. We booked... More

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sallysettlers, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review on Trip Advisor. Our team and our wonderful minders (Alan & Vivien) certainly work hard to ensure you have a great time and enjoy the Settlers hospitality! We look forward to welcoming you back some time! More

Sumner Beach, Christchurch, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Impeccably clean, nice touches like extra towels, warm on arrival, great selection of free DVDs. We'll be back! Hanmer itself is both a very relaxing town and a centre for much sport, including golf, great mountain biking, plenty of walks from the easy Conical Hill to the longer walks such as Mt. Isobel

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sallysettlers, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive review and we are glad you enjoyed your return stay at Settlers! We look forward to welcoming you back to once again enjoy the Settlers hospitality! More

Picton, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were welcomed with a smile by Alan and Vivienne (hope thats right) who were minding the motel. What a lovely welcome it was. The upstairs room we had was warm and cosy and very clean. The added bonus for us was our new room guest, the beautiful cat. Information was readily available. Free towels for hot pools and free... More

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sallysettlers, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on our motel. Yes our Minders (Alan and Vivien) certainly do a great job and we are happy to hear Sammy the Cat welcomed you also. We look forward to welcoming you back some time! More

Bendigo, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Alan, Sally and staff are just great. Nothing a bother, even when our car decided not to start one morning, Alan had just the right tools and had us up and going in a couple of minutes. They offer great information on the surrounding areas and ways to travel.The motel is just across the road from the pools. And it... More

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sallysettlers, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive review and our Team at Settlers work very hard to ensure everyone enjoys their stay. Yes Alan can come in very handy some time, especially if you have a flat battery in your car! Once again thank you for taking the time to write a review! More

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Address: 6 Leamington Street, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Hanmer Springs
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Settlers Motel 5*
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SETTLERS MOTEL is a luxury motel carefully designed for your comfort and privacy. With relaxing decor and quality fittings you can be assured of a totally rejuvenating holiday, short break or romantic weekend away in superb accommodation which has that special touch. We are situated just 60 metres from Amuri Avenue in lovely tranquil surroundings with no street or traffic noise. We are the only Qualmark 5 Star motel in Hanmer Springs - Self Contained and Serviced - "Exceptional, among the best available in New Zealand." ... more   less 
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