Discovery Settlers Hotel - Whangarei

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61 Hatea Drive, Whangarei, New Zealand, 0112  show map
 3 stars
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Discovery Settlers Hotel - Whangarei

 Paid Wi-Fi

Paid Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

 Fitness/Gym

Exercise gym

 Sports activities

Golf course

Fishing

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Overview

Discovery Settlers is a 3-star property in the center of Whangarei. The elegant hotel represents colonial architecture in Whangarei.

Hills and parks as well as Skydive Ballistic Blondes Whangarei, Abbey Caves and Northland Event Centre are in walking distance of the hotel. The hotel is approximately 10 minutes' walk from Claphams Clock Museum and Town Basin.

This hotel is perfectly placed close to restaurants and bars.

Whangarei airport can be reached in 10 minutes by car from Discovery Settlers.

Rooms

All en-suite rooms are equipped with wireless internet, individual climate control, a refrigerator, a dressing area and flat-screen TV. Room facilities also include coffee/tea makers and an electric kettle for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

A delicious breakfast is served every morning. The adjoining bar serves a selection of wines, tea and coffee.

A continental breakfast is served at the price of NZD 16.50 per person per night.  The hotel offers a full breakfast at the price of NZD 22 per person per night. 

Services

There are such business facilities as a meeting room, a photocopier and a copier on the premises.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for additional charge

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   53.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Currency exchange
  • Hairdresser
  • Luggage storage
  • No elevators
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Bowling
  • Golf course
  • Exercise gym
  • Fishing
  • Basketball

Services

  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Cafe
  • Picnic area/Tables
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Business corner
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Children's pool

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Garden area

Room view

  • Garden view
  • River view

Room facilities

  • Paid Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Lighted makeup mirror
  • Hair dryer on request

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

61 Hatea Drive, Whangarei, New Zealand, 0112

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City Center
  • Whangarei
    3700 ft
Airports
  • Whangarei (WRE)
    4.2 mi
  • Kerikeri/Bay of Islands (KKE)
    39.1 mi
Restaurants
  • Tai Tong Chinese Restaurant (cuisine: Chinese)
    1300 ft
  • Essence Cafe (cuisine: Contemporary)
    1400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    53

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: Queen Size bed or Double Bed or 1 Single bed
Size: 110 sq. feet
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    Bed type: King Size bed or 1 Super-King Size bed or 1 Single bed
    Size: 260 sq. feet
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      Bed type: Queen Size bed or King Size bed or 1 Single bed
      Size: 195 sq. feet
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      • Private bathroom
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      Features a queen-size bed, satellite TV, tea/coffee making facilities and an en suite bathroom.. Please note that the rate is based on 2 guests. Maximum occupancy is 3 guests (see Hotel Policies).

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        Bed type: King Size bed or 1 Super-King Size bed or 1 Single bed
        Size: 260 sq. feet
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          How to reach hotel

          hotel Discovery Settlers Hotel - Whangarei Whangarei location
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          Hotel Address:

          61 Hatea Drive, Whangarei, New Zealand, 0112

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Whangarei
            3700 ft
          Airports
          • Whangarei (WRE)
            4.2 mi
          • Kerikeri/Bay of Islands (KKE)
            39.1 mi
          Restaurants
          • Tai Tong Chinese Restaurant (cuisine: Chinese)
            1300 ft
          • Essence Cafe (cuisine: Contemporary)
            1400 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  10 am
          • Number of rooms:
            53

          Hotel Awards

          New ZealandHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedWhangareiDiscovery Settlers Hotel

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          What's nearby

          Popular areas

          • City Center - 3300 ft

          Stadiums

          • Northland Event Centre - 1.2 mi

          Local Attractions

          • Whangarei Quarry Gardens - 1.1 mi
            Russell Road, Whangarei
          • Whangarei Falls - 2.3 mi
            WhangareiNew Zealand
          • Mt Manaia - 3.7 mi
            Whangarei Heads Rd, Whangarei
          • Abbey Caves - 1.6 mi
            Abbey Caves Road, Whangarei
          • Kingdom of Zion - 3.7 mi
            Gray Road, Kamo, Whangarei

          Near the hotelNear the hotel

          • Town Basin - 3000 ft
            WhangareiNew Zealand
          • Poor Knights Island Marine Reserve - 3800 ft
            WhangareiNew Zealand
          • Claphams Clocks - The National Clock Museum - 3100 ft
            Quayside, Whangarei

          Restaurants Nearby

          • Tai Tong Chinese Restaurant - 1300 ft

            Address: 212-214 Bank St
            Phone: (09) 438 7921

            72% likes this, based on 17 reviews
            Cuisine: Chinese

          • Vinyl Licensed Cafe - 1800 ft

            Address: Vale Rd
            Phone: 09 438 8105

            84% likes this, based on 6 reviews

          • Mokaba Cafe - 2900 ft

            Address: 6 Quayside

            75% likes this, based on 36 reviews
            Price Range: USD 5 - USD 31

          • Essence Cafe - 1400 ft

            Address: 184 Bank Street

            76% likes this, based on 21 reviews
            Cuisine: Contemporary

          • Cobb & Co. - 2600 ft

            Address: 117 Bank Street
            Phone: (09) 438 4303

          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  10 am
          • Number of rooms:
            53

          Hotel Awards

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          Discovery Settlers Hotel Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Discovery Settlers Hotel

          Individual guest reviews

          • Older travelers
            6.6

            Room was clean and staff when we arrived were great and even gave us a free upgrade because the place was empty But

            Since there was a corporate event at the restaurant there was no parking because there is no designated parking for hotel guests. Fridge did not work

          • Single
            7.8

            I liked the scenic location and the food from the restaurant. Staff were friendly and helpful - this always makes a stay pleasant if staff have a nice attitude like these ones did. Room was quite spacious.

            My room (40) could have done with a make over as it was a bit shabby but I think renovations were underway on the neighboring rooms. Old and small TV.

          • Single
            7.8

            The staff was very friendly and helpful.

            The one teaspoon was very dirty, as if it was used for hot chocolate. So not sure how clean the other items were. The fridge was turned off, and I had to turn it on. There were no ice trays in the room, so I went to the reception asking for ice. She was very friendly and within minutes brought me one glass with a few pieces of ice in it. The ice also looked "old" as if it was in a freezer for ages, rather than fresh out of an ice machine.

          • Group of friends
            10.0

            We loved how close the Settler Hotel is to everything. After a big day out around Whangarei it was great to retreat back to the hotel crack open a wine, flick on sky movies, put our feet up and just relax. Our rooms were in very modern, very clean, fresh and in quiet surrounding and we must mention the wonderful staff. 10/10

          • Older travelers
            7.8

            Relaxing atmosphere, restaurant etc.

            No hair dryer on this occasion, however I had my own

          • Older travelers
            10.0

            Handy to town centre. Ex room great superking bed.

          • Family with children
            8.8

            The location is great, staff friendly, rooms comfortable,

            I didn't like the bathroom, it needed a good make over and paint, it was mouldy in places and needed some updating.

          • Family with children
            10.0

            Very friendly staff. Yummy meals. Close enough to hockey field for supporting team in tournament

          • Older travelers
            5.8

            The location was handy to Whangerai's attractions.

            The room we had was way past it's use by. It needed a total refurbishment. Very disappointing.

          • Single
            7.4

            Friendly staff, Lisa on front desk particularly good.

            Little details at hotel letting it down. eg. Alarm clock having wrong time, kettle being very old and not working well. Lights not working.

          • Single
            5.4

            Room was very plain, needs refirb and better entertainment facilities. Whangarei traffic system is a nightmare, not conducive to encouraging business investment or visitors. I was there for a meeting with NZ Refining company in Marsden Point I will not be staying in Whangarei again

          • Older travelers
            10.0

            Very friendly staff, lovely atmosphere good food. Close to town and this hotel goes the extra mile to make sure you are taken care of. The area it's in is private and depending on the room you're assigned you might not even realize you were in a city.

            Not that we went there to watch TV but the amount of channels that we were offered were minimal and it was basically Free TV with 5 digital channels but no movie channel. (They did provide a DVD player though)

          • Single
            7.4

            The fact that is is a resonable cost and has an onsite restaurant. Also in a quieter area than some motels in Whangarei.

            The particualr room I was in was dated and in need of renovation, although everything was operational.

          • Single
            7.4

            The staff were great - really welcoming and the service was excellent.

            My room was nice but the bathroom was tiny. Next time I would choose the slightly bigger room.

          • Older travelers
            8.8

            Compact but not luxurious - adequate for what we needed. Accomodating of guest requirements.

            No wash basin - culturally did not fit well with me. A small washbasin in the basthroom wouild have been helpful Did not like filling the jug to boil water from the same tap I used to wash my hands.

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Discovery Settlers Hotel - Whangarei Whangarei location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          61 Hatea Drive, Whangarei, New Zealand, 0112

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Whangarei
            3700 ft
          Airports
          • Whangarei (WRE)
            4.2 mi
          • Kerikeri/Bay of Islands (KKE)
            39.1 mi
          Restaurants
          • Tai Tong Chinese Restaurant (cuisine: Chinese)
            1300 ft
          • Essence Cafe (cuisine: Contemporary)
            1400 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  10 am
          • Number of rooms:
            53

          Hotel Awards

          New ZealandHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedWhangareiDiscovery Settlers Hotel

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Hotels Recommended by Guests in New Zealand

          Use Badge