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Settlers Motel Turangi

24 Arahori Street
Welcome to Settlers Motel in Turangi

Adjacent to State Highway 1, directly opposite the Turangi Shopping Centre, Settlers Motel provides travellers and holiday-makers welcoming accommodation with the very best in convenience and comfort.

Set on more than a hectare of beautiful park-like grounds, our units are tucked away from the main road and offer guests a relaxing stay within minutes of some of New Zealand¿s most breathtaking scenery. Because we¿re located directly opposite the Turangi Township, it¿s just a stroll across the road to restaurants, take-away outlets or the shops and supermarket. Also within walking distance is the Tongariro River, one of New Zealand¿s best trout fishing spots, and after you¿ve bagged your catch you can head back to the motel where we have fish cleaning facilities and a storage freezer. We will hot smoke your fish for you at no charge. Our BBQ area is equipped with easy to operate gas BBQs, tables and chairs for your outdoor dining pleasure.

We offer 5 spacious studio units accommodating up to three people, plus 3 family units accommodating up to seven guests. Our clean and comfortable units are fully self-contained include all the comforts of home including Sky and Zenbu broadband wireless internet access, we also have cooked and continental breakfasts available upon request.

Whether you¿re planning an extended stay to enjoy the world-renowned trout fishing or skiing, or you just need a welcoming spot to rest on your travels, Settlers Motel is your home away from home. Contact us today to book.

Property Features

  • 24 Hr Front Desk
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Balcony
  • Breakfast
  • Car parking (fees may apply)
  • Children facilities
  • Free parking
  • Guest Laundry
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen/ette
  • Luggage Storage
  • Non-smoking rooms/floors
  • Parking
  • Photocopy services
  • Spa
  • Tour Desk

Room Description

2 Bedroom Unit

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3 Bedroom Unit

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Standard Studio- Room Only

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Std Studio - Queen. Room Only

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Superior Studio

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Special Booking ConditionsSpecial Booking Conditions

Please note that the maximum age for an infant is less than 1 years. Children are classified as being between 1 and 16 years inclusive.

Business FacilitiesBusiness Facilities

Settlers Motel has ZENBU Wireless Internet available to all units. Each unit has a telephone from which local, national and international calls can be made. Fax and copy facilities are available at the reception.

Check-In-InstructionsCheck In Instructions

Check In Time is 2pm (earlier by prior arrangement). Check Out Time is 10am (later by prior arrangement - charges may apply).

Children and Extra Guests DetailsChildren and Extra Guests Details

We charge$17 each for extra adult guests and children aged 6th months and over.

Car Parking DetailsCar Parking Details

There is off-street car parking directly outside each unit. We can also provide excellent off-street parking for boats and trailers.

Travel DirectionsTravel Directions

Travelling south on State Highway 1 we are 50 kilometres from Taupo on the corner of SH1 and Arahori Street.
Travelling north we are 63 kilometres from Waiouru on the right opposite Shell Service Station.
Approx 4 hours travelling time from either Auckland or Wellington. 1.5 hours from Rotorua Airport, 40 minutes from Taupo Airport.

Things To DoThings To Do

Turangi is nestled between Tongariro National Park, Kaimanawa Forest Park and Lake Taupo and is a popular year round holiday destination. Whether your aim is to relax and chill-out or pursue a more active outdoor activity, Settlers Motel Turangi is the ideal location to base yourself.

Tramping & Walking:
Turangi has at its doorstep some of New Zealand's best walks that will suit all levels of fitness. The Tongariro Alpine Crossing is rated as one of New Zealand's best one day walks. The Kaimanawa Forest Park has walks from a few hours to 3 to 6 days. On Mt Pihanga's southern slope is Lake Rotopounamu which offers visitors a 2 hours forest walk around its shores. Turangi also has a number of easy walks along the banks of the Tongariro River. Settlers Motel can provide its guests with more detailed information.

The Turangi & Taupo region offers anglers some of the best trout fishing available in New Zealand, whether your style is fly-fishing, spinning or boat fishing there is a spot for you. The Tongariro River has year round trout fishing that will suit all types of anglers, winter spawning runs of Brown & Rainbow trout to summer fishing with dry-fly or small nymph. Boat fishing on Lake Taupo can be a family affair with great trout fishing to be had year round. Plus there is excellent fishing in the number of rivers, streams and lakes in & around the region. Settlers Motel can then Hot-Smoke your catch to enjoy during your stay with us or we can vacuum pack your smoked trout to take with you.

We are only 40 minutes from the Whakapapa Ski Fields on the slopes of Mt Ruapehu and 75 minutes to the Turoa Ski Field on the southern slopes of Mt Ruapehu. Settlers Motel Turangi is the ideal base for your skiing break. After a day on the slopes you can and relax in our hot spa before indulging yourself at one of the many fine restaurants in or around Turangi. We can have your ski-clothing dried in our dry-room overnight ready to take to the slopes next morning.

Other Activities:
Turangi has a number of activities to suit all ages. Mini Golf, 18 hole Turangi Golf Course, bike riding and mountain bike riding, scenic flights around the mountains and Lake Taupo, Thermal Baths at Tokaanu, Hot Mud Pools at Tokaanu, Turangi's Genesis heated swimming pools, The National Trout Centre 5 minutes south of Turangi, White Water Rafting, Kayaking, Indoor Climbing Wall or simply relaxing reading a book.

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