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Creel Lodge Motel

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely comfortable well appointed and spacious cabin in lush grounds on the banks of one of New Zealand's best fishing rivers. Friendly and helpful host and service staff. Handy ( 2 min drive) to supermarket, fuel, bakery - all you need. Plus...Turangi is centrally placed as a base for day trips exploring a large part of the North Island. Free...

1Thank paulsuzanne101
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was like stepping into an oasis. The cabin were well set out and well equipped. The gardens gorgeous and beautiful spot next to the river. Very peaceful and relaxing. I wish we could have stayed longer.

1Thank Ann W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

we found our stay good and rooms well equipped clean and spacious. However the man at the cafe on site was very negative regarding the alpine crossing.The foreign visitors mentioned it too. it happened while we were waiting for our pick up . Very discouraging! Speak to him regarding his attitude please!

Thank hangiumm
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We spent two nights at the Creel Lodge as we were doing in the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. The lodge is beautiful. Very serene. The room was clean and very well-equipped. The fresh herbs growing outside were a nice touch. There isn't much to do in Turangi (other than fishing and the alpine crossing). We drove to Taupo one night for...

Thank Megan B
Aarau, Switzerland
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This was our second time at the Creel Lodge and we were not disappointed. Wonderful cabins, very well equipped, very spacious and clean. The whole lodge area is very green and tranquil, very quiet and close to the town center. We enjoyed our cabin very much and it felt very much like our home away from home. Very convenient location...

1Thank Sonia C
Cape Coral, Florida
Reviewed 25 February 2017

This was a really nice stay..we spent two nights. Rooms are spacious with full kitchen and barbecues/picnic tables right outside your front door. The beds were very cozy, spiffy clean. The grounds are very well kept, and very quiet at night for a good nites sleep

1Thank captkess59
Reviewed 18 February 2017

This was our second stay & again like our first, everything was just right & in such a lovely setting by the Tongariro river. This is a spot you can really relax, unwind & again Karen & Tim were the perfect hosts, many thanks.

1Thank Kaikohe
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Well my husband just love, love, love this place. We stayed here for 2 nights on our trip in New Zealand and we just wanted to stay for a very long time! It was so tranquil, the gardens are well established and beautiful, the easy river access is great as well. We also really like the café next door. There...

1Thank Victorianew
Venice, California, United States
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Highly recommend staying here. The rooms are, clean, spacious, and really make you feel like you are staying in a little fishing village. The people who work there are super friendly and love to help you find fun things to do. Creel Lodge is located right next to the river, so a lot of the people stay here to fish...

Thank DeeTravels94
Reviewed 3 February 2017

I had looked quite extensively for somewhere to stay in the Lake Taupo area but couldn't find what I wanted. When looking further afield I found Creel Lodge which actually suited us better as we were travelling on southwards. The motel is set in a quiet road close to amenities. The standard of room was outstanding. The gardens were beautiful....

Thank MVP40

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Creel Lodge - Peaceful and quiet away from the main highway, private river access. Tired of travelling? Then visit this oasis on the central plateau, 15 minutes from the Tongariro Crossing. Inspection welcomed. Have a safe journey. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Creel Lodge Motel

Address: 183 Taupahi Road | Waikato, Turangi 3444, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo District > Turangi
Price Range: $129 - $156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Creel Lodge Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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“Won't go wrong with any of the units.”
743catherine, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“End executive suite had additional window to take in the ambience of the place.”
Taps42, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a unit at the back of the property, further away from the road. There would be less noise and it is closer to the walk way.”
Auck_12, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“For us, units 17 - 20 are in their own seperate little block with BBQs available, as they are throughout the grounds.”
Kaikohe, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The new block is excellent.”
MVP40, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
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