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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 April 2016

The setting of these cottages is very pretty with rose gardens and picket fence. We stayed in a studio cottage which had its own patio and patch of grass. There was everything you need for self-catering - toaster, plunger coffee maker, small kitchen. Only complaint, it was quite dim inside the studio.

Thank Lois G
Reviewed 28 March 2016

i stayed here with my mum recently for two nights, its a beautiful cottage with one bedroom & a day bed in the living room, its very oldly worldly charm, kinda chabby chiq, i believe you can have this kind of charm but with better facilities. The door into the bathroom got stuck regularly, the shower (wet room) flooded the...

Thank Heather N
Kobejohn, Owner at Settlers Cottage Motel, responded to this review

I am sorry that the open tiled shower made your bathroom floor wet, one way to make it stop flooding is when you shower you take your foot off the drain hole so the water may drain away..... Also sorry about the lighting, the main lights go off at the drive way entrance at 10.30 and the outside light for...

Gravesend, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Located in the heart of the Arrowtown historic area, spacious and immaculately clean cottages decorated to a high standard with an old fashioned feel to the rooms. The owners were very friendly and helpful.

Thank Steve D
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2016

We stayed in the two bedroom/two bathroom cottage. The motel is lovely and the cottage particularly so. Very roomy, nicely furnished and comfortable beds. We didn't stay long enough to enjoy the cottage to the full. Off road parking and a short walk to the centre of Arrowtown. There were a few loose ends that ought to have been attended...

Thank BrianTJ
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Lovely location. Charming old fashioned complex. Spacious accomodation but minimal drawer space. Seems to be a common feature in NZ motels. No soap provided so far. Promised for later on. Sitting on the veranda with a coffee and watching the arriving guests reversing into garden ornaments.

Thank 603Jim
Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Been here many times and love the stay every time, and made welcome by Pete and Michelle. Comfortable, just a few minutes walk to the village, laundry, quiet, great place for enjoying cool libations just outside the unit, perfik! Understand that is it being refurbished later this year.

Thank Mike H
Northern Ireland
Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

Rolled up here unannounced after rejecting a nightmare booking we'd made in Quuenstown. It was a blessing in disguise. This place was exceptional. Very friendly staff. The owner was superb and got us sorted out for the next night. I don't think we'd have paid any attention to Arrowtown otherwise but it turned out a more relaxed town than Queenstown....

Thank Gibsoft
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 23 November 2015

3 weary rugby travelers arrived and were made to feel most welcome. The old world charm from the very front fence all the way through to the cottages and the service are old world charm. A real treat in a fast paced and ever moving world. So relaxing, so peaceful and tranquil, it feels like you could rest up here...

1Thank Bustardeagle
Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 November 2015

I booked a chalet for one night and was pleasantly surprised for what I got for my money compared to some of the other nearby motels I have stayed in. The room had a very comfortable queen bed as well as a single bed. The room had a kitchenette, was tastefully decorated - although the four choices of pillows was...

1Thank StuartBonVivant
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 November 2015

This place is really charming, it has character, is quiet and has it's own kitchenette. We found the host and hostess most helpful and friendly. The only downfall was the bathroom, the shower leaks over the bathroom floor if not careful and the toilet very noisy. These are minor inconveniences compared to the absolute beauty and comfort of the place....

1Thank Kim R

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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set amongst a 1/2 acre of beautiful cottage gardens, the cottages all have an "Old World Charm" but with all the modern amenities you would expect. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Settlers Cottage Motel

Address: 22 Hertford Street, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Arrowtown
Price Range: $133 - $280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Settlers Cottage Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Quite place in a residential neighborhood.”
 of 5 bubbles n6ta, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The rooms with verandas”
  • What a gorgeous wee cottage
  • a beautiful room
 of 5 bubbles Anne255371, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Pick the 2 bedroom, 2 ensuite if you have kids”
 of 5 bubbles rebeccaj166, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“all rooms very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles 844gd, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Front rooms over looking the small front garden”
 of 5 bubbles Jennig16, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
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