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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Lovely & great place to stay. Excellent location, spotlessly clean, laundry facility and can't speak highly enough for Alan & Vivien, they advised us the best things to do in Hanmer springs, they always polite and helpful. Highly recommended and definitely return if we visit NZ again 😍

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We thought this 2 bedroom unit was one of the nicest we stayed in during our 10 days in New Zealand. We could walk to several restaurants and the spa only a few blocks away. Kitchenette seemed a little small but we didn't use it anyway. I was very happy when we walked into the room. It was on the...

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Thank Roger S
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can't rate this motel more highly. Hanmer Springs is such a beautiful town and this motel makes it more beautiful. Perfect service, everything you need at your fingertips and nothing too difficult for staff. Gorgeous room, great location...what more could you want!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a 2 night stay at this Motel. Lovely and clean, Spa bath was awesome, in great location, 10 min walk to town and only 5 mins from hot pools. Staff were very accomodating but I think the young woman on reception let the place down, didn't smile and wasn't that welcoming but apart from that was a really...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were welcomed at The Settlers Motel by very friendly staff and shown to our room which was right next to reception on the ground floor. The bedroom was large, the kitchen area was clean, tidy and well equipped, as was the large bathroom. Everything we needed was available, even down to plasters in the bathroom, although we didn't need...

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Thank Michael O
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely , clean, well maintained hotel close to the thermal pools, restaurants , and intercity bus stop with lots of parking. The owners and all the staff are friendly and helpful. My room had a well equipped kitchenette and a huge spa bath . The hot water was plentiful. There was air conditioning , a heat pump,...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed at Settlers on several occasions and returned recently after a few year's absence. We were delighted to find that the high standards that we had encountered on each of our previous visits have been maintained over the years and that this comfortable and conveniently-located facility is still right at the top of the available accommodation in Hanmer...

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Thank Travelnkiwis
South Canterbury, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved our 3 nights in the superior unit at Settlers. Unit 14 is definite must book place to stay. One bedroom which is large with a very compfy bed and excellent taste in bed linen. The bathroom has a corner spa bath that is large. The lounge and kitcen/dining is spacious enough and a very compfy lounge suite. The...

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settlershanmer, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our Motel and unit 14. It is indeed a nice spot to relax and recharge and we are pleased you found everything to your satisfaction. Our team works hard to ensure we have happy guests! Thank you for your recommendations.

North Coast NSW Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I recently stayed at Settlers and enjoyed it very much. From helpful and welcoming owners, to the immaculate condition of the room, our time there was memorable. The township is beautiful and the planting of trees so long ago for us to appreciate now shows great foresight increasing the natural beauty of the place.

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settlershanmer, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review and we are glad you enoyed your room and stay with us. Our village is certainly lovely and the trees and surrounding forest is awesome. It is a great village to slow down and take in nature. We look forward to welcoming you back!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The owners and housekeeping staff are beyond helpful. The room was in excellent condition, very clean, and walking distance to the beautiful town center. There are laundry facilities, parking on site, and internet in the room. I would stay here again in a heart beat!

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settlershanmer, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Wow we are pleased to hear you would stay again in a 'heart beat'! Thank you for your review and we are glad everything was to your satisfaction. Until next time........

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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
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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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: $163 - $225 (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 Spa Hotel in Hanmer Springs
#1 Romantic Hotel in Hanmer Springs
#2 Family Hotel in Hanmer Springs
#3 Luxury Hotel in Hanmer Springs
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“Second floor balconies are fun if you can handle the stairs”
 of 5 bubbles rogersF6693RS, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We had unit 14 with commanding views of whole complex. It is a large unit.”
 of 5 bubbles vicki028, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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
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