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Settlers Motel

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24 Te Arahori Street, Turangi 3334, New Zealand
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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had two nights here on our way down towards Wellington . we hired bikes from the motel for a few hrs and cycled along the river trail which is lovely. There's a great BBQ area which we used . The place had a lovely well cared for feeling. ......we throughly enjoyed the stay

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DonnaV_24, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

I thank you for your time with us, it was lovely having you stay and you were the first to hire our bikes, so I am glad you enjoyed the River cycle track. Thanks for your review. More 

St. Helens
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The location was great for the town and surrounding activities The staff could not be more helpfull in advising on the best places to visit Great barbacues area The three days that we spent there was not enough to see all the places of interest in the area

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DonnaV_24, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay and thank you for your review, we enjoyed having you stay. More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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57 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I cant recommend this motel strongly enough. I woke the hosts late at night looking for a room as I couldnt find anything open. It was no trouble at all and the roomI was given was palatial. Fabulous bed, extremely well appointed and very quiet desite the proximity to the main rd. And finding a coffee plunger with a bag... More 

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Thank JohnnyChristchurch
DonnaV_24, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

We are really pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We were happy to be able to get you into a room, no matter what time. We look forward to your next visit in the future. More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes a well run establishment, does what you would expect, clean and tidy. The ladies liked the spa pool, although only lasted about 10 minutes as it was too hot. Great laundry room so easy to keep on top of that - free use of an outside bbq, although it was never used when we were here. The chalet was... More 

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Thank colin1957
DonnaV_24, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are very encouraged by all the feedback, but still lots to do to upgrade the rooms, later this year. More 

Gdansk, Poland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In a very convenient place in Turangi, 100m from NW mall and Burger King, good starting ping for any trips to Tongariro National Park (20 min away) or Taupo area (40min away). Nice, clean room, everything there what should be there, nice area (garden, etc.). The only problem were far too soft beds - I felt like on the boat.

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DonnaV_24, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and feedback. Sorry to hear that your bed was too soft when you next book to stay, let us know and we will hopefully be able to accommodate you in a unit with a firmer bed. More 

Darwin, Australia
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151 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here on the way from Rotorua to Wellington. Very comfy rooms with everything we needed. The owners were very helpful with hints on fishing spots in the Tongariro national park and we found some really lovely spots and a beautiful drive along highway 47 around Mt Tongariro...recommended. We went to local supermarket and found some really nice salmon... More 

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DonnaV_24, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we also thank you for your comment on not cooking fish in the unit. We have to consider our next guest in the unit and either though signage is in each unit and this is also in the check in Form, we now state at check in that this action is not acceptable and the... More 

Martinborough, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Older style place but very clean with great staff. Our room had excellent self catering provisions. Easy access from main route. Shopping centre very near with a New World grocery store. Great holiday village with all of Lake Taupo at your feet. .

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DonnaV_24, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, it is much appreciated. More 

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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for two nights for our Tongariro Crossing trek. When we arrived, the woman at the front desk was incredibly gracious and welcoming. Our room was ready right away. The room smelled nice, was exceptionally clean, and had everything we could need for our stay. We were grateful for the kitchenette which included a hot water heater for... More 

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DonnaV_24, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

We like to treat all our guests as special while they are staying at Settlers Motel, even if it is just a clean and tidy room to return to after a day of trekking or sight seeing in the area. Thank you for your review. More 

Singapore/Sweden
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed staying at Settlers Motel in Turangi. It is clean, cozy and calm and very friendly staff/owners who really make you feel at home. The rooms in your own house (we had two rooms in one house) is tastefully furnished and you have all you need ref kitchenware, shower and WC.

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DonnaV_24, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

We thank you for your review, we want our quests to feel at home during their stay. It was nice to hear that this was achieved for your time at Settlers Motel, Turangi. More 

Morrinsville
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location with pleasant garden surrounds. Being able to use the BBQ was great. Friendly and helpful staff. Room was clean and comfortable. Noise from SH1 was not an issue as large grass area and mound successfully blocked any.

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DonnaV_24, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay. More 

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