On a road trip, whilst holidaying in NZ, taking each day as it comes, we somehow ended up in Whangarei with no accommodation... so finally we managed to book ourselves a room,using our extremely slow internet connection on my phone, to find some where to rest our weary bones... last minute in Whangarei.
Thankfully price was reasonable, the place super clean and well kind of nice too. Voila, we hit gold. Discovery Settlers Hotel.
We got a reasonable price last minute booking on a Sunday evening, the staff were really friendly and even upgraded us! Awesome.
Clean, comfy, big TV, veranda off the bedroom, view of the river, big king size bed, no bath but a lovely hot shower... the next day we had a yummy breakfast at the restaurant, it wasn't included but we didn't mind.
Since we slept in we were late checking out but again the staff we so kind, didn't charge us extra and even gave us a newspaper.
I highly recommend this hotel.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Discovery Settlers Hotel, Perfectly positioned Colonial style Hotel with its in-house award winning Restaurant and Bar, nestled in Beautiful park like surrounds,a short stroll from the hotel will lead you along the riverside, down to the Town Basin; where the Whangarei marina bursts with international flavour. An assortment of colourful shops, and galleries can be found in this area. A short drive away lie the Whangarei Falls, a breathtaking waterfall and bushwalk in a beautiful native bush setting. Another 20 minutes on you will find yourself in the world-famous Tutukaka Harbour, gateway to the Poor Knights Islands. These Islands offer the most spectacular diving and snorkeling in New Zealand; with stunning underwater topography and a cornucopia colourful life. Dozens of white sand beaches, romantic paradise, or fun family getaway. These are just a few attractions Whangarei has to offer whether it's business, pleasure, domestic or international. Discovery Settlers is the place to stay in Whangarei. We look forward to hosting you. ... more less
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