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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just scraped a 4 blob we would probably rate it 3.5 if that was an option. We were greeted by Pauline who was covering whilst the owners were on holiday. She was very friendly and helpful. Our cottage was kitted out in 1950's style which is the theme of the place which was quaint. However, net curtains were very grubby...

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Taupo, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would recommend Settlers to everyone. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Clean and comfortable. Early settler style inside and out. Owners are really welcoming and friendly. Our cottage was bathed in sunlight, and the outdoor furniture made for very pleasant evenings outside with a wine.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Carl and Jayne made us feel very welcome and did everything they could to make our stay as good as possible. They were friendly and helpful. Their lovely little cottages are well equip with kitchen, living area, bath room and outside gardens - if the weather is good enough. We truly enjoyed it and will be back next time in...

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Thank Karen P
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely looking hotel from the outside. Warm welcome. Very convenient to the beautiful village. But the decor in the room was very outdated. Clearly in need of an update. Uncomfortable, lumpy bed. Tiny "kitchenette". And if you're going to have a television in the room, perhaps provide one that doesn't need binoculars to view it with. Overall, somewhat disappointing for...

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 November 2016

A comfy bed and decent shower in a charming motel done in early settler style with a lovely garden and 300 metres from the town centre Karl was a friendly and engaging host and even lent us pans to gave a go at gold panning. We had a spacious 1 bedroom unit. Would definitely stay here again, great value.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

What a lovely cottage!! Our one bedroom cottage had a nice living room with a window side diwan, one sofa, dv, dinning table and our bedroom was arranged so well.. All toileteries were in place..had coffe/tea, kettle, oven and a fridge!! Highly recommended of u stay in arrowtown.. Very near to main arrowtown street

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Boulder Creek, California
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Had a long day and spent the night in sleepy Arrowtown. Not many choices and Settlers Cottage had better curb appeal so we stopped and decided to take a room for NZ150. 12 Oct 2016. Carl was our host and was a great guy. Helpful and available for assistance. It snowed a lot the night before and lots of downed...

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Thank n6ta
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We dropped in off chance to see if there was a vacant room. We were given a very warm welcome by Carl and we were able to stay in a lovely 2 bedroomed cottage which was also warm and welcoming and very clean with very comfortable cosy beds. Carl couldn't have been more helpful with checking the weather for us...

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Riverton, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We stayed here for one night after a car club visit to Arrowtown and had a very pleasant time. The sign says "old world charm" and that's about right! The setting is lovely and the cottages are very well-presented. We had a one-bedroom cottage and had plenty of space to spread out. The motel is only a few minutes walk...

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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for nearly a week. I will definitely recommend these cottages. Carl and Jane (owners) are warm and nice. They keep the place neat and tidy. The only improvement I would recommend is replenishing essentials in the room without guests having to ask for it. We kind of got tired of asking for bath soaps, coffees, sugar sachets etc.,...

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  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set amongst a 1/2 acre of beautiful cottage gardens, the cottages all have an "Old World Charm" but with all the modern amenities you would expect. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Settlers Cottage Motel

Address: 22 Hertford Street, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Arrowtown
Price Range: €101 - €199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Settlers Cottage Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Quite place in a residential neighborhood.”
 of 5 bubbles n6ta, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The rooms with verandas”
  • What a gorgeous wee cottage
  • a beautiful room
 of 5 bubbles Anne255371, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Pick the 2 bedroom, 2 ensuite if you have kids”
 of 5 bubbles rebeccaj166, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“all rooms very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles 844gd, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Front rooms over looking the small front garden”
 of 5 bubbles Jennig16, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
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