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Settlers Motel

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6 Leamington Street, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Kaiapoi, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was lovely the owners/staff were very friendly, and more than welcome to do anything The room was very nice an warm, Very close to the town and all the activities, Also had a good wide selection of dvds you could choose from and watch Would highly recommend going there, as would stay again :)

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Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived one day before our reservation hoping to check in early--big mistake! It was a school holiday and Hanmer Springs was very busy. Sally, the owner, was on the phone for an hour trying to find us anywhere to stay that night. We finally found something about 30 minutes away. But Sally made a fan of me! :) The... More 

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Te Kuiti, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed three nights at Settlers, and it is the best Motel we have ever stayed at. The room was beautiful, warm, very clean and with a big comfy bed. We stayed in an upstairs unit and having a balcony to sit out on was great. Every little detail was thought about and the owners should be... More 

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Canvastown, null, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice, close to the pools and a nice walk to the centre of town to the restaurants, many of which are new now. Love the cats and very friendly hosts amenities all modern. Very good Spa facilites nearby as well for those who wish to have a massage or face treatment.

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Upper Hutt, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Settlers Motel in Hamner was a great place to stay. Great handy location to town. The beds were very comfy and rooms were of a very high standard. Very friendly staff as well! Would definitely stay there again!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a fortnight in the north of the South island recently and had chance to compare eight examples of NZ accommodation, all considerably better than good. Settlers Motel won. Remarkable hospitality, it just shows what can be achieved when you put your back into it. Extremely comfortable room and bed, excellent facilities, lots of little extras, a laundry and... More 

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Ashburton, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed here on a number of occassions and it never disappoints! With 3 boys and baby we really enjoyed a luxury stay here again. Very comfortable beds, plenty of room and even a private swing and slide set outside! what more could you ask for

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Maitland, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a 2 bedroom apartment and it felt like our own home. It was roomy well appointed very clean and very warm. All services were complimentary, such as salt and pepper grinders, cooking spray, cling wrap and all cooking utensils you would need. Washing machines, washing powder and dryers also complimentary. We also had use of unlimited free wi... More 

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sallysettlers, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review and we do indeed try and make Settlers feel like your 'home away from home'. We appreciate your feedback as it tells us that we are on the right track in looking after all of our special guests that choose Settlers for their stay at Hanmer Springs! Thank you again, your review... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for the last 3 nights of our honeymoon. We felt totally spoilt. We were in room 14 which had a living-kitchen area, stocked with everything you'd need for cooking. There was a huge family bedroom (double with heated blankets and a single) and a spa bath in the bathroom. They'd put chocolates on the bed as a... 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 that your 3 night stay with us was so memorable, especially on your Honeymoon. We do indeed try to cater for our guests' needs and ensure that you have a great time. Thank you once again, your review is much appreciated. More 

Blenheim, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked at the last minute through Booking.com and got a good deal. Room was warm and cozy. Staff very friendly and helpful. Close to the hot pools. Free DVDs and Internet. Bed was very comfortable and had an electric blanket. Off street parking. Would stay here again.

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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 you found Settlers cozy and comfortable. We do indeed try to make Settlers feel like your 'home away from home' and welcoming. Thank you once again! More 

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