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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 4 days ago
Angiej62 Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We thought the room was just wonderful, very roomy, cosy and with a view from the balcony. Great attention to detail with a lovely gesture of dressing gowns & chocolates. We were impressed with having two comfy couches in the lounge.. alot of places we have stayed at lately only have uncomfortable chairs. Bathroom well catered with toiletries and towels... More

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sallysettlers, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor. We are pleased to hear you found your room comfortable and enjoyed your stay with us. We hope you return some time in the future! More

Maryborough, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fantastic hospitality and Spectacular views from all windows. Best accommodation we stayed at on our 2 week road trip. I would highly recommend to anyone who wants a romantic stay or fabulous family accommodation.

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sallysettlers, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. We are so please you enjoyed your stay at Settlers and the lovely scenery around our village! Yes the views are lovely from upstairs especially when there is snow around the tops! We look forward to welcoming you back some time in the future. More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 2 nights (left today) and the service and accomodation was excellent. The beds were comfy and the attention to small details was excellent. Things like cooking oil and washing detergent being available as well as extra towels for the pools. Really friendly service and would definitely recommend!

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sallysettlers, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your recent review on Trip Advisor. We really appreciate you taking the time to write the review and are pleased to hear you enjoyed our Settlers service! Our team work very hard to ensure our guests are comfortable and have everything they need to make for a memorable stay! More

Singapore, Singapore
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200 reviews 200 reviews
39 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stayed for a night. Just off the main street of the community. Therefore very close to the hot springs - walking distance unless it is raining or cold - approx 500 to 700 metres. There are units on 2 floors. No lifts. Units are nice and roomy. Beds are ok and sleep quality is good. The toilet in our... More

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sallysettlers, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor. We appreciate your feedback. There is a ceiling fan over the shower for the bathroom and we also have a long pole in the wardrobe for opening the window if you cannot reach the top opener. Our upstairs studios are not big, but have everything our guests require and they are... More

Beverly Hills, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner surprised me with the Pamper Package in Hamner and we stayed at Settlers. After a day of relaxing and massages, coming back to our room was perfect. The bed was warm and comfy, and the bathroom was clean and well equipped with towels and toiletries. The cleaning standard was immaculate, and the customer service we received from the... More

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sallysettlers, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review on trip advisor and we are really pleased to hear that you enjoyed your comfortable room and stay at Settlers! We look forward to welcoming you back one day! More

Adelaide, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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sallysettlers, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed our beautiful Village and that you found everything you needed to make your stay comfortable. Our kitchenettes are well equipped for cooking light meals and enjoying a night in. We hope you visit again! More

Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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sallysettlers, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor. We are glad you found Settlers comfortable, enjoyed our Beds and enjoyed our Settlers touches to help make your stay enjoyable. We look forward to your return one day! More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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sallysettlers, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor and we are glad you enjoyed your Settlers experience. We are certainly in a quiet and private location but so close to the Thermal Pools and village. We are sorry you didn't locate the pole in the bedroom wardrobe which opens both the Velux skylight window (yes great for star gazing) and... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 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 August 3, 2014

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

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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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Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Ski-In / Ski-Out Spa Wheelchair access
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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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