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Settlers Boutique Motel

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#1 of 13 motels in Hanmer Springs
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SETTLERS is a highly rated Boutique Motel where it's all about your comfort and privacy. Oozing with character and handcrafted heritage style, 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 close enough for everything that Hanmer has to offer to be a short stroll, but yet enjoy tranquil peaceful surroundings with no street or traffic noise. The Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa are just a 400m walk away, and we have pool towels for you at the ready.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool / beach towels
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Hiking
Horseback riding
Books, DVDs, music for children
Taxi service
Street parking
Wifi
Paid internet
Complimentary tea
Skiing
Water park
Waterslide
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Private check-in / check-out
Clothes dryer
Self-serve laundry
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Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Seating area
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Sofa
Telephone
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Kitchenette
Microwave
Refrigerator
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Hair dryer
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HOTEL CLASS
5.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Green
Business
Languages Spoken
English
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Emmy00 wrote a review Yesterday
Wellington25 contributions8 helpful votes
We really enjoyed our 2 night stay at the Settlers Boutique Motel. We had one of the ground floor units, and it was very comfortable and well equipped, with some thoughtful extra touches. The motel provides extra towels to use at the hot pools, which are just a short walk away. Sue and Brett are very friendly and helpful hosts. This was our second stay here, and we would certainly go back if we are in Hanmer again.
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Date of stay: March 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Chloe wrote a review Jul 2022
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I came here for a few day stay while exploring hanmer. The staff were amazing, I had asked if we could have our room ready earlier if possible and they said they would try their best and be in touch when it was ready on the day. Not only did they have it ready for us, they had also turned our heatpump on for us ready for when we got there! Was much appreciated on a cold day like it was. They provided seperate towels that we were allowed to borrow to take to the hotpools (free of charge) and also they had a mini library of dvds in the reception that we were allowed to choose from and take back to our room for our stay (also free of charge). The room was wonderful, really good value for money, and the bedroom TV had netflix/neon/youtube/tvnz etc which was perfect for late nights. I cannot stress enough how great of a stay it was, everyone was so lovely and accommodating and it was a great place to be. This will be my go-to from now on! Highly recommend.
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Sue Senior, Owner at Settlers Boutique Motel
Responded 24 Sept 2022
Hi Chloe, what a lovely review! Thank you so much. We remember your stay well - you were great guests :) The complimentary pool towels and our large DVD library certainly go down well with guests! Looking forward to your next stay!
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Fearless54969795435 wrote a review 9 Apr
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We highly recommend this lovely boutique motel. On out arrival we were met by very friendly Brett who gave us a quick runover things and told us the room was ready and card key in the power slot. The room was already warmed up. We immediately recognised the room from the photographs we had seen when booking. What was different is that the spabath looked much better in reality than in the photo. The furnishings are settler period in keeping with the name of the motel. Ample space in wardrobe for our clothes. The bed was a king with plenty of pillows to choose from. It was very comfortable and we slept very well.There was even a portable writing table next to the settee. All furnishings upmarket. The kitchenette was well-stocked with cutlery, utensils ect and included toaster and filter coffee with 2 bags of filter coffee. Milk was in a fridge which ran very quietly. The 2 plate stove was adequate but exctractor overhead fan noisy. Microwave large and modern. The bathroom boasted a large spa bath big enough for both of us. There was also a skylight which opened manually ( required as extractor fan a little weak for the condensation). The tv has multiple Sky channels ESPN discovery etc. also many apps including Netflix and Youtube which we used. The balcony is small but we were able to sit out in the afternoon sun and have our tea. A tree partially obstructs the view from the balcony towards Mt Isabel but thee is a good view of the catholic church with the autumnal shades on the trees outside the thermal pools forming the backdrop. In terms of value for money, Settlers gets an A+ and i can add that if you are an AA member you can get an extra 10% discount by booking through the AA travel site. This motel is highly recommend.
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Date of stay: April 2024
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Paul B wrote a review 7 Apr
Taunton, United Kingdom11 contributions8 helpful votes
Lovely place and lovely people/owners who really care. We really enjoyed our stay here and would certainly stay again if in the area. Super clean, and lots of nice touches to make you feel welcome. Ideally placed for the hot pools and restaurants, just a few steps away. Also recommend the quads at Hanmer attractions.
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Lois H wrote a review 5 Apr
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We had such a lovely couple of nights here! Brett and Sue are very friendly and obliging, couldn’t do enough for us. We certainly would highly recommend staying here and know that we will be back again one day! Room was very clean and tidy. And the location was perfect! Regards Lois and Doug
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Date of stay: March 2024
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Traveler52982041786 wrote a review 5 Apr
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Clean and warm and friendly! The hosts were extremely accommodating when we arrived to find a scheduled power outage in the village, they offered to put our frozen food in their freezer. We loved it was close to the pools and the host provided pool towels at our use.
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Date of stay: April 2024
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MaryandAlec wrote a review Mar 2024
Auckland Central, New Zealand4 contributions
Stunning accommodation. Friendly helpful hosts, gorgeous comfortable bed, shower/bathroom, kitchen and decor. Plenty of living space in our studio unit, good wifi and TV apps. Parking at the door to make unloading and loading easy. Nice private setting and just off the busy main street - yet easy walk to everything in Hanmer. We totally recommend Settlers Boutique Motel.
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Date of stay: March 2024
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Room Tip: Choose this motel when you go to Hanmer! It is beautiful and has all you need.
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Jeanette and Mi... H wrote a review Mar 2024
Rangiora, New Zealand23 contributions3 helpful votes
Great location for a motel off the main road in. We left the car at the motel and easy walking distance to the pools, cafes, and shopping. Sue and Brett are wonderful hosts. We have stayed there before and would definitely recommend the accommodations. Lovely sitting outside the unit in the sun at the table and chairs.
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CanberraJenny wrote a review Mar 2024
Kingston, Australia366 contributions159 helpful votes
This is a lovely hotel which is an easy walk to all the attractions in Hanmer Springs. The room was nicely decorated, clean and very comfortable with cooking facilities and a free self service laundry . The hosts are helpful and very friendly.
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Date of stay: March 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Mark E wrote a review Mar 2024
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What a great find. This place is close walking distance to all of downtown. Very clean, beds are very comfortable. They also let you do your laundry when they’re not using them. This was great because we were on a 3 month trip and finding laundromat’s can be hard to fine sometimes. We highly recommend this place.
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Date of stay: March 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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$170 - $206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
settlers hotel hanmer springs, settlers motel hanmer springs
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionHanmer Springs
NUMBER OF ROOMS
14
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Frequently Asked Questions about Settlers Boutique Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Settlers Boutique Motel?
Nearby attractions include Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa (0.3 km), A Maze N Golf (0.4 km), and Dog Stream Walkway (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Settlers Boutique Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and a water park.
Which room amenities are available at Settlers Boutique Motel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Settlers Boutique Motel?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Settlers Boutique Motel?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Settlers Boutique Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include No.31 Restaurant & Bar, Rustic Cafe & Tapa's Bar, and Powerhouse Cafe.
Is Settlers Boutique Motel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.3 km away from the centre of Hanmer Springs.
Are any cleaning services offered at Settlers Boutique Motel?
Yes, self serve laundry and a clothes dryer are offered to guests.
Does Settlers Boutique Motel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.
Is Settlers Boutique Motel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.