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Settlers Motel

3.5 of 5 24 Arahori Street, Turangi 3334, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had been driving for the whole day, to Turangi, we did not have any accommodation reservation in place and the Settlers Motel was the first place we found. The owner was extremely helpful providing local information, she was far better than the staff at the local iSite. However, the accommodation was very tired, the settee cirtainly had seen better... More 

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Leersum, Utrecht, Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Pleasant owners, a good house to stay in, a hot pool, BBQ-area, breakfast service if wanted. National flag as a welcome. Good information on area-activities, places to go to. A supermarket, petrolstation, Burger King close by.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great customer service from the owners. Very personal, including all the way down to providing some flour for a cooking dish we made and forgot to get the flour from the grocery store. Helpful in suggesting local attractions and hiking / tramping advice, ... Score that at 10 out of 10 and I never give a 10. Facilities were okay... More 

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Oakura, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely stay at the Settlers Motel. Everyone loved the BBQ facilities, long table & close proximity to the market & Turangi town & ammenities. Comfy beds. Great Kiwi motel. We enjoyed our stay.

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Israel
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 3 nights at the settlers motel and it was just great! The units are big and comfortable. The kitchen is well equiped with everything you need. The Spa was perfect after walking the Tongariro crossing! The Laundry is free to use and we needed it! Helen was very kind and helpfull, and she honored us by hanging up... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a 2 night stay at the Settlers over the recent long weekend. We were greeted by Helen who was very welcoming and friendly. Our unit had 2 bedrooms with everything we needed. The gardens are lovely and the area is quiet, even though it is so close to the highway and supermarket shopping across the road. We used... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Our stay at Settlers was a stop over on way to Hamilton. Helen provided a friendly greeting, and ensured we had everything we needed. Our room was very clean, the shower was good and the bed was very comfy. What a treat to have full sky channels to choose from. This is a very good motel - had everything we... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Stayed for one night as part of a North island roadtrip. Very clean room with free wifi, and magazines were a nice touch! Everything you needed in kitchen - with an outside communal bbq area, again with everything you needed such as oil. Staff asked if there was anything further that people needed - very helpful. Decor is quite dated... More 

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Helen S, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

It is always appreciated when our guests take the time to review their stay with us - Thank you! The Spa can be quite romantic if you care to take a glass of wine with you and imagine yourself in the beautiful areas depicted in the wall murals!! We are happy that your stay was so enjoyable and we would... More 

Alta Loma, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Our stay at the Settlers Motel was very nice. Room is nice and has everything you nee in the kitchen. Helen was a great host and has a lot of local knowledge. Ask her about things in the area you are interested in. I found her information on the local wildlife very useful and informative. Not a luxury motel but... More 

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Helen S, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

We are pleased you and your family enjoyed your stay at Settlers Motel. We are certainly lucky to have so much wildlife and bird-life in close proximity, especially our endangered Blue Ducks (Whio) breeding and living just a few minutes walk from our Motel. Thank you for your review and kind comments. More 

Littleton, Colorado
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The Settlers Motel was a nice stopover after driving all day. The room was clean, spacious and had everything we needed. We were near the grocery store and we made a nice breakfast in the kitchen. The restaurants in town were few and not great. We ended up at Valentino's for a mediocre meal, do not waste your money going... More 

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Helen S, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Settlers Motel. We are pleased you found our accommodation so pleasing even if you did find our little town "strange" - small maybe but big on hospitality with a choice of 12 Motels and about the same number of Lodges/B&B's. We also have 9 Restaurants & 5 Cafes in the area - not bad... More 

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Address: 24 Arahori Street, Turangi 3334, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Turangi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Settlers Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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