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Creel Lodge Motel

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183 Taupahi Road | Waikato, Turangi 3444, 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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hobart
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The Creel Lodge was booked at relatively short notice but what a little gem. It is just great and located in a perfect garden setting. On our next trip to New Zealand this will definitely be on the To Do list. Brilliant.

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Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

My company booked me in here a few months ago and I found the cleanliness, comfort, and sheer charm of the site enough to bring my family back for a few incredibly relaxing days. You simply can not find a thing wanting with the supplies or rooms. The grounds are gorgeous. If you are up early, walk over to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

On a road trip, Auckland to Wellington. Turangi is half way and we let our fingers do the walking when it came to choosing accommodation for a midway break. Great choice, we struck a winner. People go to Turangi to go trout fishing and Creel lodge is set up that way, with an adjacent tackle and gear shop. Though it's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We spent three nights here during our month in New Zealand, and it was a favorite. The room [more like an apartment] and beds were comfortable, the kitchen and outdoor grill allowed us to cook some delicious meals after our days hiking in Tongariro National Park, and we enjoyed walking the adjacent Tongariro River Trail. It has a lot of... More 

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Narrabri, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I have stayed at the Creel Lodge three times, each for a weeks duration. It is reasonably priced and very comfortable. The cooking and accommodation facilities are extensive and very clean. The beds are very good. The room size more than adequate. The air-conditioning worked well and was quiet. The rooms are quiet and the gardens are a pleasure to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We have just spent two nights staying at Creel Lodge Turangi, If you are wanting a quiet peaceful setting right near the river then have a look at this Motel-- Why- Because its Clean,the rooms had everything you needed ,decent shower,comfortable bed,the grounds amazed me because they were kept so tidy,the owners are very friendly,there is a quaint little cafe... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We spent 3 nights at Creel lodge whilst we explored the area. The room was fabulous - everything we needed for a comfortable stay. The grounds were superb and beautifully kept. The staff informative and very helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We had two visits to Creel Lodge. The first one in one of the new executive cabins which was gorgeous and the second in a two bedroom lodge, not quite as good, but well appointed, clean and very comfortable. The motel is set in a beautiful garden which is very carefully tended. There are plenty of barbeques, outside seating areas... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We spent four nights at the Creel Lodge with our boys aged 5&9. The fishing was fabulous and delicious. The grounds were beautiful and our lodge was perfect. The kitchen had everything we needed and the shower was terrific. The lodge was nice and clean although the carpet was old. The beds were very comfortable. The managers and staff were... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

This is set in beautiful quiet grounds leading on to a lovely river walk but don't make the same mistake as we did by walking down to the river after dark in shorts, we were bitten alive by sand flies!! Too late we realised we should have had protective spray on! Otherwise it was comfortable with a good BBQ area... More 

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