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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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Rotorua District, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a shock!! No customer service or phone manners. I was waiting for Jill to answer the phone but could hear her conversation with the staff regarding oven cleans, eventually she answer the phone. Oh man that was shocking she refused to answer my question and kept on telling me that she is the manager. That was not even my... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Creel Lodge is right on the riverside. There is a gate leading to the riverside walk. A great place to stay for any anglers which we are not. The units are spread around in the trees like small houses and are spacious and well maintained in a very pleasant setting. We find it is a days comfortable drive .from Auckland... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked last minute when we decided to go ski at whakapapa as all other closer places were fully booked i was very surprised on arrival that we managed to find this gem. Very cosy, super clean, excellent heating, free wifi and free dvd rental from the local dvd shop. Returning home we felt from this one night stay we... More 

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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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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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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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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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