Stayed here in late June 2014 as a travelling couple from Australia.
The room is cosy and nice. We overlooked the big river in Whangarei, and could see the mountain. For what we payed, we got a brilliant room. Comfortable bed, nice bathroom, a very lovely place. The staff are kind and did not mind us booking out half an hour late as we had overslept. I would like to point out this place is central to everything in Whangarei including the waterfront.
I will stay here again when I next visit Whangarei, and have recommended this place to all my friends and family in Australia.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Discovery Settlers Hotel, perfectly positioned colonial style hotel with its in-house 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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