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Settlers Motel

3.5 of 5 Motel   |   24 Arahori Street, Turangi 3334, New Zealand
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Ranked #4 of 9 Hotels in Turangi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014
Scott P Hamilton, 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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Hamilton, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Was a lovely place to stay, very nice owners who looked after me and my 2 year old daughter. Close to supermarket and town centre is a short walk away. Beautiful walk ways and playground just down the road in easy walking distance of the motel.

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East Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This is a great place to stay. It's not posh, but it was clean, comfortable, and had everything you could want. It's conveniently located near the national park, and right down the street is the Tongariro River Trail. One can also walk to a supermarket to get food to cook in the small kitchen. There is also free laundry and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

In a region full of boutique fishing lodges and natural hot-spring spa hotels, this motel is bland in comparison. The big turn-off for me however was the tiniest bathroom I've seen outside of Asia - there wasn't really a bathroom, merely one small cubicle for the sink, another for the shower and a third for the toilet. Pluses were the... More

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Tauranga, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Freindly and helpful, Having stayed at the motel previously, was very happy with the service and conditions. The location suited us well. Staff accomodated us well as we arrived late and left early in the morning.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Was very handy to the mountain, enjoyed staying there. My children liked the loft beds and their own little area. We will come back when we visit the mountain. The room was clean and the hosts are very friendly and helpful.

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Whakatane, New Zealand
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Was a very warm and comfortable motel. Handy to the shops and main road, but quiet. About a 45 minute drive to Whakapapa, and ten minutes to Tokaanu hot pools, so perfect for the winter holiday. Good for families. Would definitely stay there again.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We stayed at the Settlers Motel in Turangi and were very pleased we did, the motel was very comfortable and clean and all the facilities were good too. Both Helen and Wayne were amazing, going over and above to make sure we enjoyed our stay, we would definitely recommend them and we would stay there again next time we go... More

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Mechelen, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Welcomed by a very friendly and helpful lady. Rooms are just great, clean, environment is peaceful and one can enjoy unique moment of sunset by sitting in front of the bungalow. Nice walking paths in the neighbourhood and take a look when you arrive: a flag of your country will be waving in front of the motel, very nice! Really... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Very very good accommodation. I had the pleasure of one of the owners turning the heater on in my room before I arrived, so I could step into a lovely warm room. Everything I could need was already in the room, also with a dvd player, multi channel sky and lots of great magazines. Comfortable, warm, clean, private and an... More

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

We really appreciate your kind review and comments. We are pleased that you found your room comfortable and warm on a cold wintery night. We look forward to your return next time your business brings you to Turangi. More

Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

It was a cold night and the pitched ceiling of the room starts making loud clicking noises when we turned off the heater to sleep. The other option is to keep the noisy heater on all night. All the rest was good.

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

Thank you for your recent review. Unfortunately we are unable to control the outside weather conditions but do our best by providing warm and comfortable beds, extra blankets and quiet fan heaters. We are sorry that Mother Nature disturbed your sleep and hope that you have the chance to return to Turangi on a fine, warm summer day. 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
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Settlers Motel 3.5*
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