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Creel Lodge Motel

4.5 of 5 183 Taupahi Road | Waikato, Turangi 3444, New Zealand
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Columbia, Missouri
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8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Creel Lodge is a jewel of a find! Set along the Tongariro River, the lodge is surrounded by beautiful gardens that set the tone for a peaceful retreat. The grounds are immaculate, as are the lodge suites. Each unit has it's own patio, with access to a BBQ grill. Fresh flowers graced the table when we arrived, and the friendly... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights. The motel is built as a collection of chalets rather than one long block. Fantastic gardens and banking onto some of the best terror fishing ponds in the area (according to the locals). The units are well presented and the management could not have been more helpful.

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Sydney, Australia
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11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

this motel is excellently positioned to host hikers for the Tongariro Alpine Crossing (TAC) and anglers on the famous Tongariro River. we choose this place as it is closer to TAC and this gives an extra 30 min of sleep in the morning and also 45min less in the evening on the return leg. the place is well maintained, clean... More 

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Auckland
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57 reviews 57 reviews
34 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

A group of us stayed here and had 4 executive suites together, fantastic spot, BBQ (2 to choose from close by) different areas through the establishment seem to be grouped but all well maintained, and friendly hosts too

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Stockholm, Sweden
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We stayed at the Creel Lodge for a couple of days as our base camp near the Tongariro National Park. The unit was spatious and furnished with taste, very comfortable. The surroundings where ideal, calm and with lots of nature and native birds flying around. Finally, the hosts were very welcoming, and I can only recommend this lodge for other... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

It was gorgeous...We wished we had stayed at this establishment and in this town longer on our trip around the North Island. It is beautiful in every way and is in a perfect location (hiking, walking, river, lake/beach, excellent food). The Creel Lodge is quite beautiful. The breakfast at the cafe was delicious and the room was exceptionally clean and... More 

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Paradise Point, Australia
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Once again a peaceful stay in this motel that feels more like home. Delightful garden setting with managers and an owner who cares about their customers. Everything provided for our comfort and food and wine stores within walking distance so that it is easy to be self contained. Such a delight to hear the river and the birds.

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Address: 183 Taupahi Road | Waikato, Turangi 3444, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Turangi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Creel Lodge Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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