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Creel Lodge Motel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed one night without booking, they were able to accommodate me no problem. The peaceful setting and fully appointed units made for a very pleasant and relaxing stay. It is also a bonus being very close to the river to go trout fishing. Myself and my family have stayed at the Creel Lodge countless times over the past 20...

Thank Brent L
Birkdale, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked in advance from Australia as part of a driving trip in the North Island. The booking process was easy and confirmed by email with some helpful suggestions on things to do. Reception on arrival and during our stay was friendly and helpful. Accommodation is in separate cabin style units in lovely garden settings. We even had a rabbit...

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome, awesome, awesome. I'm so upset I only got to stay for 1 night. The Creel Lodge is so spacious and well set up. They have a beautiful garden and camp set up. We booked a private room and had a massive bedroom, bathroom, living room, and kitchen. Definitely an excellent place to stay!

Thank baynad06
Turangi, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for four nights , the units are spotlessly clean, comfortable and have everything you need. The bush setting and layout is absolutely beautiful and private. The song of the tui to wake up too .,, what's not to like , would definitly return. The staff were wonderful from reception to housekeeping.

Thank 743catherine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful peaceful place on the river with a stunning garden. Comfortable, cosy "apartment". Clean, new and well appointed. Ideal for self catering. Perfect place to stay for a number of days. I wish we had! Should be kept a secret? I would make this Lodge and this area a must visit destination.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rooms were perfect for our family to self cater and explore the area. Rafting trip was great. Kids had fun in the local area too. Great playground down the road. Ideal location. Shopping within a short walk.

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is so peaceful with such beautiful gardens you immediately feel relaxed. Our accommodation was so lovely we booked another night as soon as we looked inside the room. The room layout was excellent, with full kitchen, seperate bedroom and bathroom and lounge area with comfy chairs. From every window you could see ferns and garden. There were at...

Thank Taps42
Auckland Central, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We chose this motel because it provided convenient 1 night accommodation, halfway between Auckland and Greytown. We had not stayed before and we were not disappointed. We did not expect 5 star accommodation but that is not want we wanted. What we got suited our purposes admirably. A warm friendly welcome greeted me a reception. We were guided to our...

1Thank Auck_12
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

As soon as you walk in you are relaxed, it's easy, comfortable and friendly. The cafe is fantastic for breakfast and you can use a barbecue for dinner. The walks are wonderful locally. You can fit 4 people in the rooms.

Thank Ed C
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We stayed 3 nights at the Creel Lodge and loved it. Very nice rooms, beautiful setting and gardens, quiet and peaceful, and steps away from the Tongariro River. The staff was very friendly, professional and helpful.

Thank Lee Ann W

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Creel Lodge - Peaceful and quiet away from the main highway, private river access. Tired of travelling? Then visit this oasis on the central plateau, 15 minutes from the Tongariro Crossing. Inspection welcomed. Have a safe journey. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Creel Lodge Motel

Address: 183 Taupahi Road | Waikato, Turangi 3444, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Turangi
Price Range: RM406 - RM493 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Creel Lodge Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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“Won't go wrong with any of the units.”
743catherine, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“End executive suite had additional window to take in the ambience of the place.”
Taps42, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a unit at the back of the property, further away from the road. There would be less noise and it is closer to the walk way.”
Auck_12, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“For us, units 17 - 20 are in their own seperate little block with BBQs available, as they are throughout the grounds.”
Kaikohe, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The new block is excellent.”
MVP40, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
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