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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

very nice cozy and big rooms, free laundry and movies! was one of the best hotels during my trip. close to everyhting. the hot pools just 5 minutes walking and lots of restaurants to choose from. the staff was very attentive. Overall a very nice experience and would recommended to anyone going to hanmer springs

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great place to stay on our one night weekend break as close to everything. Near to reserve for biking and walking - gorgeous. Room and amenities were brilliant, down to the finishing touches. Comfortable bed, had a good nights rest. Towels for the pools provided, tea, coffee and milk. Easy bike lockup was useful for our mountain bikes. Short, easy...

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Thank bonitamel
Leeston, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

We highly recommend Settlers Motel, the little extras make it so special from the chocolates to the towels for the pools and an umbrella should it be needed. We will be back to stay soon. Lovely comfy beds and love hearing the native birds in the morning

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Thank prattley5
settlershanmer, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of Settlers Motel. It is much appreciated and we are glad you enjoyed our little 'extras'! We look forward to welcoming you back.

Greymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just stayed for two nights at this motel and highly recommend it, the little extra touches that they leave in the motels including cooking oil spray, gladwrap, sticking plasters and so much more just add to how well they look after you. Huge comfortable bed, got upgraded for free to a spacious one bedroom apartment which was just delightful. I...

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settlershanmer, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

We really appreciate your lovely review of our motel and we are glad you enjoyed the little touches we provide to help Settlers be a 'home away from home'. WE look forward to welcoming you back some day and thank you for your good wishes.

Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again another great stay at the Settlers Hotel. We always stay at Settlers Hotel everytime we go to Hanmer. I highly recommend staying at Settlers. Clean, tidy and very reasonable.Hanmer is a great place to stay with plenty of activities including biking, walking,golf and not for getting the famous hot pools. Hanmer is open for business!!!!!!

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Thank GARRY A
settlershanmer, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

We are indeed open for business! Thank you for your great review and we are pleased to here you enjoying returning to Settlers Motel.

Macau, China
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed there for one night which was the last night of our journey, helpful and friendly staff gave us good suggestion for dinner. Clean and spacious room, a few minutes walk to restaurants and Hanmer Spring.

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settlershanmer, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor and we hope your enjoyed our village on the last night of your journey!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful clean room, lovely hosts, amazing comfortable bed. Nice and close to town but enough out of the way at the same time. Perfect spot after a day of traveling. The endless movies were a bonus for sure. We have stayed in multiple motels in Hanmer, but we will be back to this one without hesitation. Thanks very much!

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settlershanmer, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive review. We are really pleased to hear that you enjoyed our Settlers hospitality. We are indeed in a handy but quiet location! We look forward to welcoming you back!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful setting, fabulous clean accomodation, two units rented, both equally good. Our only regret, is we could only stay for one night. Walking distance to all amenities and with plenty of places to eat. Highly recommended.

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settlershanmer, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive review of our motel. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your short stay with us. We do indeed have lots of restaurants in walking distance and boutique shops and cafes. Your review is much appreciated.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really cute and quiet. Close to town but no street noise at all. Good clean little kitchen with tea and coffee. Comfy king bed. They kindly provide towel for the hot springs. Nice shower and soaps. Great host to provide information.

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settlershanmer, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay and Settlers and hope you return one day!

Cannes, France
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to extend our stay from 1 to 2 nights there. That says it all probably... :) Very comfortable, spacious enough when traveling light as we did, good bed and a kitchenette plus a nice private bathroom in our cabin. Laundry as a courtesy a +.

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settlershanmer, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review on our motel and we are pleased to hear you extended your stay! We hope to welcome you back one day!

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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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: RM496 - RM664 (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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“Upstairs unit balcony is more private”
 of 5 bubbles prattley5, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Double rooms are excellent value and quality”
 of 5 bubbles 57iainc, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms we have been in have been great.”
 of 5 bubbles 938suen, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in a ground floor room with parking conveniently just outside the door. No noise issues whilst we were there - had a great sleep!”
 of 5 bubbles SelSelSel, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Downstairs family units easier with children but upstairs has amazing views.”
 of 5 bubbles , 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
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