We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Good Quality”
Review of Settlers Motel

Best prices for -
Check In dd/mm/yyyy Check Out dd/mm/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 7 more sites!
Settlers Motel
Ranked #3 of 21 Hotels in Hanmer Springs
Certificate of Excellence
billericay
Level Contributor
26 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Good Quality”
Reviewed 9 March 2014

Stayed for two nights in a top floor unit with balcony.
Although the unit was adequately furnished with good quality products, we found it a little small to be really comfortable.
Again, we thought it to be a tad overpriced for the same reason compared to other motels on our travels.
Complimentary towels for the Hot pools were nice though.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank BillericaySeavers
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
sallysettlers, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review, 8 April 2014
Thank you for your review on our motel. Our studios are small but we believe adequate for a short stay in Hanmer Springs. We also provide all our services complementary. Free Wifi, morning paper, pool towels, washing and drying laundry services, milk and a full library of DVDs.
For a longer stay we would recommend a one bedroom unit with a separate living space.

We appreciate your feedback.
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review

584 reviews from our community

Traveller rating
    501
    72
    10
    1
    0
See reviews for
110
370
12
7
Rating summary
  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness
Traveller tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (123)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Christchurch, New Zealand
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2014

I stayed with my husband and 2 teenage daughters for one night at the Settlers Motel, we would definitely stay again. The services was amazing, nothing was too much trouble for Allan, the 2 bedroom unit was spotless, there were plenty of towels in the bathroom and pool towels offered for the thermal pools, and the beds were so comfortable. It was a warm day when we arrived and the air conditioner was on so the room was lovely and cool. Being off the main street meant it was nice and quiet, but it was only a short 5 to10 minute walk to get something to eat from the restaurants to fish and chips. Loved this place.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with family
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank Sharyn G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
sallysettlers, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review, 12 April 2014
Thank you for your positive review on Trip Advisor. We are glad you enjoyed the Settlers experience and all that we have to offer our guests. We think we have a hidden gem of a location, yet not far to walk to all restaurants and shops and the thermal pools of course!
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Havant
Level Contributor
47 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2014

Arrived to a warm welcome and nothing is too much trouble for the hosts. The location is perfect for the springs with the room having everything we could need. Booked a room with a spa bath which was fantastic and found a couple of good restaurants nearby. The room was very big and there was a lovely little courtyard garden . Facilities in the room we great and cooked whilst we were here. Every little touch has been thought of here and I would not hesitate in recommending the Settlers.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank GB0207
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
sallysettlers, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review, 12 April 2014
We really appreciate your positive review on our Motel. We work really really hard to ensure that we can offer our guests a comfortable and memorable experience in our lovely village.
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Christchurch, New Zealand
Level Contributor
27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2014

I stayed here for a night, sadly for work not pleasure! However that meant that the little extras you get here were very much welcomed.
From arrival the owners are super firendly and helpful, an escort to your rom to show you excatly where things are and how they work.
Complimentary towels to take to the Hot Pools, which was great as I was going to pay to hire one. There is also a well equipped laundry too.
I stayed in a studio which was a great size, lovely bed, sofa, well equiopped kitchen area and well stocked bathroom. I was over the moon to find a coffee plunger with coffee, literally made my day! If I had have chosen to use the cooking facilities there is oil etc, which is very helpful.
I highly recommend this place for work or play. It's ni a great location, couple of minutes walk from the main street, but far enough away that it's nice and quiet.
I will definitely come back.

Room Tip: If you have lots of luggage a ground floor studio is a great option.
See more room tips
  • Stayed March 2014, travelled on business
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank Kelly W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
sallysettlers, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review, 12 April 2014
Thank you so much for your review on our Motel. We are so pleased to hear that you found our studios spacious and well equipped and certainly easy access on the ground floor!
We are glad you enjoyed our plunger coffee and all the wee extras we provide to make your stay comfortable and of course memorable. see you next time!
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Noosa, Australia
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2014

Everything was just right from the professional welcome to the attractive well equipped and well designed comfortable clean units. Wi-Fi, newspapers, laundry facilities etc were all included at no extra cost. A great location with a short walk to the village centre. We wish we stayed longer.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank mikeshaw_11
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
sallysettlers, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review, 12 April 2014
Thank you so much for your positive review on our Motel and we certainly like to hear that our guests are happy with our services and facilities. We look forward to your return!
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
145 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2014

My wife and I stayed at Settlers for two nights in Feb, along with our son and his fiancee. Comfortable, quiet, well designed and appointed, close to everything but not on the main street, clean, etc, etc. The main thing to recommend this motel though is the attention to guest comfort, friendliness, and professionalism shown by the proprietors. Towels to use at the town's hot springs, small but adequate kitchen facilities, even band-aids and fly spray in the cupboards! We'll stay there again for sure.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with family
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank KiwiKev2013
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
sallysettlers, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review, 12 April 2014
Thank you for your positive review on our Motel and we are so glad you enjoyed your experience at Settlers. Our team works really hard to ensure the needs of our guests are met and that Settlers is 'home from home'!
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 24 February 2014

lovely plcae to stay for honeymoon, very clean nicely presented awsome spa baths and very friendly staff. Have an awsome range of dvds and infomation on food and activites to do in the area. close walk to everything and the pools.

Room Tip: room 14 is at the back nice and quiet and outdoor area
See more room tips
  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank Cade F
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
sallysettlers, Owner at Settlers Motel, responded to this review, 12 April 2014
Thank you for your positive review on Settlers Motel and we are so glad you enjoyed your Honeymoon experience with us. We work hard to ensure you have a comfortable and memorable stay with little extra touches to make you feel welcome and special!
We look forward to welcoming you back one day!
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Hanmer Springs hotels
0.4 mi away
The St James
The St James
#2 of 21 in Hanmer Springs
5.0 of 5 bubbles 451 reviews
0.3 mi away
Heritage Hanmer Springs
Heritage Hanmer Springs
#8 of 21 in Hanmer Springs
4.0 of 5 bubbles 664 reviews
0.3 mi away
Hot Springs Motor Lodge
Hot Springs Motor Lodge
#7 of 21 in Hanmer Springs
4.5 of 5 bubbles 284 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.4 mi away
Village Lake Apartments
Village Lake Apartments
#4 of 21 in Hanmer Springs
5.0 of 5 bubbles 285 reviews
0.8 mi away
Hanmer Apartments
Hanmer Apartments
#1 of 21 in Hanmer Springs
5.0 of 5 bubbles 487 reviews
3.4 mi away
Select Braemar Lodge & Spa
Select Braemar Lodge & Spa
#9 of 21 in Hanmer Springs
4.5 of 5 bubbles 291 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Settlers Motel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Settlers Motel

Property: Settlers Motel
Address: 6 Leamington Street, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
Phone Number:
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Hanmer Springs
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Spa Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Hanmer Springs
#1 Spa Hotel in Hanmer Springs
#2 Family Hotel in Hanmer Springs
#3 Luxury Hotel in Hanmer Springs
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:5 star — Settlers Motel 5*
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
SETTLERS MOTEL is a 5 star boutique motel carefully designed for your comfort and privacy. With relaxing decor and quality fittings 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 situated just 60 metres from Amuri Avenue in lovely tranquil surroundings with no street or traffic noise. We are a Qualmark 5 Star rated motel - Self Contained and Serviced - "Exceptional, among the best available in New Zealand." ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com, Travel Republic (UK), Expedia, Priceline, Odigeo, Agoda, TripOnline SA, Evoline ltd, HotelQuickly and HRS so you can book your Settlers Motel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Settlers Hotel Hanmer Springs
Settlers Motel Hanmer Springs

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing