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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Overnight stay at The Settlers on the way to Ballina - hosts were welcoming and friendly, room was very clean and comfortable. Motel location was quiet and close to all amenities. While this was only an overnight stay, the Motel was such that if in the future I need to stay in Tenterfield for a longer period of time, i... More 

Thank John S
Dubbo, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very helpful lady, Lee, at reception. We rang and booked not when we arrived we wanted to Change rooms. we wanted to upgrade and she did this without any dramas. Nice clean and tidy rooms well presented.

Thank sylviajdunn
Keith B, Owner at Settlers Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We appreciate the time it takes to do a review of our motel. We look forward to seeing you next time. Kindest regards. Lee More 

Tamworth NSW
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19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

I stayed here for one night as i was traveling through to the gold coast. The motel room was very comfortable and clean...... very good value for the rate charged. The breakfast i received the next morning was also very nice and good value for money. They even cleaned my windscreen before i left, ill be back another time for... More 

Thank TamworthNSW456
Keith B, Owner at Settlers Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for taking time to do a revue for us. We really appreciate your thoughts and good will and it spurs us on to continue. We really enjoy looking after our customers and we will be glad to see you back again sometime. Kind regards Keith and Lee More 

Central Coast
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98 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff.Great to have a complimentary windscreen clean.Rooms are clean,spacious and comfy bed.Highly recommend. Great location. If travelling through Tenterfield this is a great choice.Breakfast is served to your unit.Would happily stay again.

Thank RRetiredCentralCoast
Keith B, Owner at Settlers Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hello there Thank you for taking the time to write a revue for us. We really appreciate it. We try hard to look after our guests and ensure they have a lovely stay and its nice to hear we are successful at that. We look forward to looking after you again next time you are passing through or stopping in... More 

Peterborough, Australia
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Pulled in early one evening looking for a room. The lady who we dealt with was lovely and we enjoyed the room which was well appointed. Next morning as we were packing up the vehicle the same lady came along and cleaned out windscreen! Now, I call that service - it was much appreciated.

Thank Annette P
Keith B, Owner at Settlers Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind review. We were away on holidays when you stayed, and so appreciate the care Lynne, our relief manager, takes with our valued guests. I shall pass on your comments and we look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards Lee More 

Lismore, Australia
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144 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I needed a convenient late night stop en route to a conference. This motel provided friendly service, a comfortable bed and the added bonus of a recliner lounge in the room. The bathroom had an older style shower with a step over, making it harder for people with mobility issues, but there was plenty of hot water. There was also... More 

Thank Ozziegiraffe
Keith B, Owner at Settlers Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Ozziegiraffe, Thank you so much for the kind review. Keith and I were away when you stayed, and we are confident our relief manager Lynn would have looked after you. We are so glad you enjoyed the recliner sofa in room 7. When you stay again make sure you ask for room 7 when you book as it is... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We just needed a room for one night and chose the Settlers Inn. Room was nice and clean and it was nice to have a hot shower with good water pressure. Beds were a bit hard but rooms were quiet so could have an uninterrupted sleep after a long day of driving. Owner was lovely and will stay again if... More 

Thank Adalozz
Keith B, Owner at Settlers Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review. It is our pleasure to have you stay. We look forward to seeing you again. Next time you stay can you please ensure that you let us know you particularly want a soft mattress so that we can give you the softest available, we do have beds... More 

Port Macquarie
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20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed at settlers motor in on our way through tenterfield , the room was extremely clean and warm, the bed would have to be the comfiest bed I have ever slept on in a motel . Very welcoming people and would highly recommend this lovely motel .

Thank neeny2444
Keith B, Owner at Settlers Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review. We appreciate your time taken to write a review. We look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards Keith and Lee. More 

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68 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Booked direct by phone. Quick, easy, friendly check-in. Have stayed before and was happy to see the room (queen) was still well kept as previous. Large room with queen bed and single bed, table, chairs and sofa. Flat screen TV with excellent reception ( no foxtel ). Super clean bathroom. Quality towels and bed linin. Wine glasses, coffee, toaster. Air-con... More 

Thank Somtamandshiraz
Keith B, Owner at Settlers Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our motel. We so appreciate your comments, it is nice to see our efforts are noticed. Hint... next time you stay ask for room 7 for a nice surprise ;-). Kind regards Keith and Lee. More 

Lismore, Australia
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10 reviews
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Travelled out last winter 2015 especially to see the snow fall. Not disappointed!Town fully booked out, but so happy we were able to secure accomodation in this particular motel, Even stayed an extra night ! Lovely hosts who went above and beyond their duty to make our stay one of the most comfortable and enjoyable we've ever had.looking forward to... More 

Thank Crazcie D
Keith B, Owner at Settlers Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We look forward to seeing you again this winter. Autumn has been lovely so far, the colors are amazing here. We definitely get the four seasons in all their glory. See you soon. Kind regards Keith and Lee More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Spa
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We at Settlers Motor Inn offer a quiet, comfortable, clean Bed and Breakfast Motel with extremely comfortable beds. The only Motel in Tenterfield with a swimming pool and outdoor spa. Keith has an abundance of local knowledge to help you in choosing from the many, varied activities available in Tenterfield and surrounding areas. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Settlers Motor Inn

Address: Rouse And Douglas Streets, Tenterfield, New South Wales 2372, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Tenterfield
Price Range: £57 - £64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Settlers Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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