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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Had a great experience staying here over the weekend. The rooms were very nice and clean, and nice and private off the main st. still super close to get to everything we wanted. The towels for the pools were handy. All staff were very friendly. We really enjoyed our stay. Would highly recommend this motel to anyone travelling to hamner.

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Gosford, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our 2 bedroom apartment was perfect for 2 couples. Good location , spacious , with many little extras such as chocolates on arrival, extra towels for hot spring pools, coffee plunger, umbrellas, courtyard with BBQ, and exceptionally helpful staff.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Settlers Motel had it all: me and my husband were very impressed first by warm friendly welcome by Sally and the tastefully appointed twin share accommodation, best we stayed while in NZ. Its location was perfect being close (walking distance) to the village centre amenities and to the Thermal Springs. We felt well looked after.

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Thank PronitaKarki
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were impressed when we first entered our upstairs King Studio room - it was one of the best places we stayed while in New Zealand. Settlers had friendly and helpful staff, towels provided for our visit to the Springs, and the umbrella was very useful since it was raining. These things we hadn't expected made our...

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Belmont, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's the location that's sits well with this establishment. A block or 2 from the thermal spring baths and the pubs/restaurants etc. in town [A nice picture resque place] Liked the furniture it's practicable and comfortable. Can't comment on the food side of things as we went into town to eat. The only slight con was the non covered glass...

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Thank Rob W
settlershanmer, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Settlers. I am hoping you stayed with us (!) as we do not have a restaurant on site (but do provide a standard continental breakfast) and we have only 2 rooms with a window above the bed, a velux window which has a very black roller blind to shield the light!. We are sorry...

Ballymoney, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently stayed here with my boyfriend for one night. it was a great location , close to town but still very quiet. walk across the road to the pools. we cooked our own food in the kitchen to save on money and ate outside in the table provided in the late evening sun. the room its self had an...

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settlershanmer, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review and we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are always happy to do our best when it comes to returning items left behind as they are often precious or it is a nuisance without them! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your room and spa...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room: A. Service: A. Location: A. Got there late, after their office was closed (8 PM) and they left me a note in my name with instructions. Brilliant service, place, service, etc.; all around awesome. Highly recommended!

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settlershanmer, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and even though your stay was brief it sounds like you were happy with Settlers! We hope we can welcome you back one day!

Papakura, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice and clean room with more than you need for your stay. Very spacious and quiet and good air con for cooling or heating. Nice touch with the towels for the pools etc. Would definitely go again.

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settlershanmer, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Settlers and we are pleased to hear you were happy with the services and amenities we supply to make your stay as comfortable as possible. We hope you will return some time!

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy to find in a quiet side street as you drive into the town and a friendly welcome from the staff member on duty. Personal, extra-wide parking spaces are a bonus. But it is the motel room - a studio - itself that we praise - compact and absolutely clean with great attention to detail - stylish and harmonious decor,...

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settlershanmer, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your recent review of our motel and your room. We are pleased to hear your wife was happy!! Our team works hard to ensure our guests are comfortable and have everything you need to ensure a comfortable and memorable stay at Settlers!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for 2 nights at the end of a 3 week trip around South Island, what a great place to relax in. Accomodation was the best we stayed in for our price range. It was modern and comfortable 2 bedroom apartment, the staff were friendly and very helpful. Would not hesitate to stay here again if I get back to...

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settlershanmer, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review of your stay at Settlers and it is great to hear that we were a favourite! We certainly hope to welcome you back one day.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
SETTLERS MOTEL is a 5 star boutique motel carefully designed for your comfort and privacy. With relaxing decor and quality fittings you can be assured of a totally rejuvenating holiday, short break or romantic weekend away in superb accommodation which has that special touch. We are situated just 60 metres from Amuri Avenue in lovely tranquil surroundings with no street or traffic noise. We are a Qualmark 5 Star rated motel - Self Contained and Serviced - "Exceptional, among the best available in New Zealand." ... more   less 

Additional Information about Settlers Motel

Address: 6 Leamington Street, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Hanmer Springs
Price Range: $167 - $218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Settlers Motel 5*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Settlers Hotel Hanmer Springs
Settlers Motel Hanmer Springs
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Hanmer Springs
#1 Spa Hotel in Hanmer Springs
#2 Family Hotel in Hanmer Springs
#3 Luxury Hotel in Hanmer Springs
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“Our room was excellently appointed, due to only an overnighter stay can't exactly give a valid tip re room choice.”
 of 5 bubbles PronitaKarki, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The upstairs studios provide better privacy and own balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles NandNTr, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Top floor with balcony - great sunset views”
  • Great presentation when you enter
 of 5 bubbles Kerryjay70, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“2 bedroom apartment for a family was great, sleeps up to 6 people”
 of 5 bubbles craigl714, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Situation is down a side road away from any traffic, so all rooms will be ok.”
 of 5 bubbles 15keithr, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
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