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Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful gardens, was raining during our stay, but still enjoyable. Pleasant one bedroom unit. Clean and tidy, well appointed kitchen. Lodge has river access to the Tongario River. Beautiful walkway along the river, even on a wet and rainy afternoon. Staff very friendly. Free Wifi.

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Thank Debra D
Havelock North, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Love this place - beautiful setting, comfortable well equipped rooms like being in another world tucked away here in amazing gardens what is there not to love. Tackle Shop and Cafe on site is added bonus for wife and river for fishermen in family just at the back door!

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Thank Kiwis24
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We have stayed here in the past but under these managers the whole place seems to have been upgraded. Beautiful grounds and really nice grounds. Aircon on in our room which was helpful when it was almost snowing outside. Overall it is a beautiful place. One tiny gripe though...... The double bed was so soft it was hard to get...

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Thank Pinyardo
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We really enjoyed our stay. It was a cold week, but the room was toasty warm on arrival (thank you the team for having the heat pump on in good time) and we enjoyed all of the facilities very much. A comfortable bed, efficient systems for the kitchenette, heating, shower etc. All immaculately clean and well presented. WiFi worked well...

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Thank RoystonSas
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Its a really cool place, the room is quite tidy and very spacious. Good Amenities available and really close to the town center. The only negative was that there is no heater in the room which could be an improvement opportunity for them.

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Thank If8588
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We booked Creel Lodge Motel for a winter stay, audit was very cold both outside and inside the lodge itself. The accommodation was adequate for our one nights stay. The grounds were well kept with good parking.

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Mooloolaba, Australia
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

A perfectly enchanting self contained place. Clean and comfortable and complete. The grounds and gardens are lovely and restful. The facility and location are fantastic. You don't have to be a fisherman to love this place. Lots of walking just out the gate. I bet in summer you can hear the river from your room. We were there in the...

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Thank GirlFromOz8
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Creel Lodge is a very comfortable motel. The property is located east of SH1 (most of Turangi is to the West), though the town is very small so this isn't a big deal. The property is far enough from SH1 that there is no road noise. The motel is set in large park-like grounds. The rooms are enormous, with large...

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Thank Peggs
College Station, Texas, United States
Reviewed 1 July 2016

My wife and I really liked the layout of the lodges. We had already spent time at a B&B for two nights so it was nice to get away where we were kind of on our own, could cook our own food and just hang out. Pros: Privacy, plenty of it. Well kept cabin and very pretty area. Perfect spot...

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Thank Seeley P
Wellington
Reviewed 22 June 2016

After many years of driving from Wellington to Auckland we have finally found the perfect spot!! Spacious, clean, good kitchen & set in lovely gardens. A short walk takes you to the river, this is a fishing lodge, with it's own tackle shop & cafe. I would think this would be a great place to have family gatherings, bbq &...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
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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: RM431 - RM497 (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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“Lodges are totally self contained,and since we only stayed in one lodge I wouldn't like to stay which is best!”
 of 5 bubbles Warren020151, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Any are fine!!”
 of 5 bubbles Wellington_Kiwi_7, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“all units appeared quiet, pleasant and spread around a very tidy and tasteful park-like property. .”
 of 5 bubbles Damskep, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All excellent from what we found.”
 of 5 bubbles 878jg, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
“be sure to get close to the river and away from the main road”
 of 5 bubbles learyjj, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
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