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4.8 out of 5

"I like how the room is set out with a couch and stuff the kitchen is very nice just what we needed. " More

By a verified traveller on Wed 17 Jun 2020

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Hotel Description

Settlers Motel places you steps from Mount Cookson and within a short 5-minute stroll of Hanmer Springs Thermal Reserve. Highlights at this motel include free self parking, and in-room kitchenettes and free WiFi.

You can enjoy LCD TVs with cable channels, and all 14 soundproofed rooms feature balconies or patios, sitting areas, and DVD players. Kitchenettes come equipped with refrigerators, microwaves, and stovetops, and room service is also available. Pillowtop beds and premium bedding invite a comfortable night's sleep, and you'll find nice touches like slippers and free toiletries. Coffee/tea makers, down comforters, and free newspapers are also available.

This smoke-free motel offers free WiFi in public areas, a business center, and a terrace. Other amenities include laundry facilities, a garden, and barbecue grills.

Places within a 30-minute walk of this 5-star Hanmer Springs motel include Conical Hill Walkway and Conical Hill.

Standard Studio

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$135* Per night/room 19 Jul. - 20 Jul.

Apartment, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Studio King Spa

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Romantic Cottage, Bathtub, Courtyard Area

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Executive Room, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Settlers Motel ratings based on 184 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.8 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Settlers Motel

Everyone (72) Couples (84) Family (29)
5 out of 5
I like how the room is set out with a couch and stuff the kitchen is very nice just what we needed.

Posted by , from Nelson on 17 Jun. 2020

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17 Jun. 2020 by Alan

Thanks Hannah, we appreciate your feedback

5 out of 5
Very good communication and easy to deal with concerning cancellations.

Posted by on 30 Mar. 2020

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1 Apr. 2020 by Al

Thank you, we appreciate you taking the time to review us. Every review helps when we are up and running again after Covid-19

3 out of 5
Soft bed mattress was my only issue - Covid -19 caused some hiccups

Posted by on 24 Mar. 2020

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24 Mar. 2020 by Al

Thanks for the feedback. Mattress rating is a very personal issue and we are sorry you found the mattress too soft. Overall we get positive reviews about our beds. Covid19 is certainly causing serious issues for us all Regards Alan & Sally

5 out of 5

Posted by on 11 Mar. 2020

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21 Mar. 2020 by Al

Thanks for the great review score, we really appreciate it Hopefully we'll see you again sometime Regards Alan & Sally

5 out of 5
Loved the sunny balcony, clean and close to town center

Posted by on 10 Mar. 2020

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10 Mar. 2020 by Al

Thanks for the positive review we really appreciate it. It helps our business considerably if prospective guests can read about your experience with us. Hopefully we'll see you again one day Regards Alan & Sally

5 out of 5
The unit we stayed in was very tidy, loved the spa bath and the water pressure of the shower, owners and staff were very helpful nothing was difficult would stay here again

Posted by on 15 Feb. 2020

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16 Feb. 2020 by Alan

Thanks for the positive review, we really appreciate you taking the time. Hopefully we can welcome you back again sometime Regards Alan & Sally

5 out of 5
Was just perfect Nice bed Clean Good staff Good location

Posted by on 10 Feb. 2020

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11 Feb. 2020 by Alan

We appreciate your positive feedback. Thanks for taking the time, it makes a real difference for our business. Regards Alan & Sally

5 out of 5
Fantastic welcome and little treats like chocolate and biscuits in the room were lovely.

Posted by on 31 Jan. 2020

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31 Jan. 2020 by Alan

Thank you so much for your review we really appreciate it. Our whittakers dark chocolates are a favourite with our guests. Hopefully we'll see you again sometime Regards Alan & Sally

5 out of 5
Quiet and secluded set back from main street. Air-conditioning was very good. Nice decor. friendly hosts,

Posted by on 19 Jan. 2020

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23 Jan. 2020 by Alan

Thank you, we appreciate you taking the time to post a review. Hopefully we can welcome you back again sometime. Regards Alan & Sally

5 out of 5

Posted by on 16 Jan. 2020

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17 Jan. 2020 by Alan

Thanks for taking the time to post a review. We appreciate it. Regards Alan & Sally

Property Features

Public spaces have free WiFi. There's an onsite business center. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills are also featured at the eco-friendly Settlers Motel. Free self parking is available. This 5-star Hanmer Springs motel is smoke free.

  • 14 guestrooms or units
  • Business facilities
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Christchurch Intl. Airport (CHC) (132.8 km / 82.5 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Settlers Motel offers 14 air-conditioned accommodations with DVD players and safes. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets, down comforters, and premium bedding. 32-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Accommodations at this 5-star motel have kitchenettes with refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include slippers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include complimentary newspapers and phones; local, long-distance, and international calls are all complimentary (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room kitchenette
  • Private balcony or patio
  • Sitting area
  • Pillowtop beds
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Down blanket
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • International calls (free)
  • Long distance calls (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control (heating)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee

Food & Drink

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 8 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 30.0 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for NZD 15.0 per day.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • No lifts
  • Debit cards

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 15.0 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 30.0 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Settlers Hanmer Springs
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You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Awards & Affiliations

  • Qualmark

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Motel property is rated 5 stars.

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

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