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Wellington, New Zealand
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I stayed in Turangi to be near the mountain for skiing. What a lovely motel. Great hospitality and a definite return visit is planned. Spacious, clean, great amenities. Also near awesome fishing spots and walking distance from the town hub.

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Featherston, New Zealand
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This motel was situated perfectly within walking distance of the town and while you could hear a little traffic noise, it was still quiet. The unit was the cleanest place I have ever stayed in. There was full Sky TV also. Would stay again definitely and can highly recommend.

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Thank Veronica S
DonnaV_24, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Really appreciate your time to review and thank you for your feedback comments. We would love to have you stay again anytime. Who knows perhaps your snow fun trip. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Excellent little Motel, one of the cleanest and tidiest motels I have stayed in. We arrived in the evening and it was lovely to get out of the cold into a warm room where the heater had already been turned on for us. I would happily stay here again.

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Thank E9129WZsharons
DonnaV_24, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your time to review Settlers Motel, Turangi. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

We stayed for 2 nights so we could visit the mountain. The room was fairly basic but had everything we needed. Motel is in close proximity to the township for all your other needs. The people were welcoming and friendly. Would stay there again :)

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DonnaV_24, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your time to review your stay at settlers motel, Turangi it is really appreciated. Hope to see you again in the future. More 

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40 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Good value accommodation. Stayed here for the night as we passed through. Clean and today room. Friendly service. Even pulled the curtains and put the heater on before we arrived. Location is handy to the main road and also the Burger King and petrol station.

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Thank Michael M
DonnaV_24, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

I am happy you enjoyed your stay and found Settlers Motel convenient to external suppliers. More 

New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

booked a room for 1 night last week at the last minute due to a funeral in the area, my sister already had booked her room, we arrived at the place late afternoon, asked for a discount as we had 2 rooms now booked, was a straight no...would've been nice to at least get a small discount, other than that,... More 

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Thank ladybella724
DonnaV_24, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at settlers Motel, Turangi. Unfortunately this was the last room available for this particular night and so no discount was given. Thank you for your review. More 

Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

I asked for a cheap and cheerful room and I got it! Not that the news of Brexit coming from the TV was that cheerful! I had a wee home of my own for the night and a warm welcome and very good advice on where to eat in Turangi...... not a lot of choice, I know, but it worked... More 

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Thank janthiah2016
DonnaV_24, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

So pleased, it is one of our goals to make guests feel like they are at home, to relax and rest fully to face another day with the added bonus of meeting new people when you go out for dinner. Thank you for your time to review Settlers Motel and hope to see you in the future. More 

Alberta
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30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

We chose this motel as a single night's stay for easy driving to Tongariro and Rotorua next to the highway. It was that. The check-in service was friendly. This would have been an adequate place to stay, but the wifi vouchers we received for 500mb were useless. Three of us punched up our passwords and checked e-mail, and left to... More 

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Thank scipwraec
DonnaV_24, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Firstly, thank you for taking the time to write your feedback. I also thank you for bring the Wi-Fi to my attention, I will check with the provider and staff to see if it was down during your stay however we normally get notification, if this is the case. I am at a loss as to why the office was... More 

Hamilton, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

Thank you Donna. Such a lovely lady and extremely helpful. Everything there that we needed. Could hear the road noise but that's life and didn't bother us. Sky TV was handy to entertain my grandson at times. All was great.

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Thank Hazel B
DonnaV_24, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay at Settlers Motel, it was a pleasure to have you, your daughter and your lovey, but shy, grandson stay. Thank you for this review, much appreciated. More 

Cambridge, New Zealand
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19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We arrived mid evening to this beautiful complex with a well appointed spacious chalet type room...then upon getting into bed, found the lovely lady who greeted us, had turned on the electric blanket to warm the bed for us! That is so considerate and we certainly appreciated it. Next morning revealed the spacious grounds, gorgeous gardens, lovely spa and lots... More 

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DonnaV_24, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your time to complete this review. I appreciate your lovely feedback and look forward to seeing you in the future. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Make Settlers Motel your home to "stay and play" while you enjoy your Turangi Tongariro experience. Within 1-2 hours drive are the major tourist attractions of the Rotorua & Taupo regions. Turangi is on the North-Eastern boundary of the Tongariro National Park world renowned the 'best one day walk in New Zealand', The Tongariro Alpine Crossing. During the winter season we also have the Whakapapa Ski Fields (the biggest in New Zealand). A few minutes walk from our Motel is the famous Tongariro River, home to Trout Fishing, Kayaking, White-Water Rafting and beautiful walks. We can arrange and ticket any of the activities available in this area, including shuttle buses to the Mountain for Skiing or hiking. Our amenities include our Hot Spa, guest laundry & drying room, in room DVD players and Sky TV with 50+ channels. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Settlers Motel

Address: 24 Te Arahori Street, Turangi 3334, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Turangi
Price Range: $79 - $93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Settlers Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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