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Palm City Motor Inn

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed for three nights with our miniature schnauzer and had a great time exploring the delights of Napier. The swimming pool provided welcome respite from he heat. The room was very clean, spacious and comfortable. The only slight downside was no heat pump / air conditioning - the little fan struggled to keep us cool at night, especially since...

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Thank 470patrick
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Reception was very helpful in securing the rooms required. Room rate was good for the time of the year in a busy resort centre. Made to feel welcome on arrival and throughout stay. Rooms well presented and clean, decor dated. Central location.

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Kapiti Coast, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent hosts - friendly and helpful. The accommodation was clean, comfortable and well set out. Pet friendly too - I had my dog with me and he had a great holiday too! A reserve just across the road was used for exercise and toileting. A busy motel but everything seemed super organised.

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Auckland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

For a studio the room was a good size. It was disappointing that the towels were not changed on the third day of our stay nor was the unit vacuumed. It would have been better if there had been a small sink to do dishes rather than have to use the hand basin in the bathroom. A plus was the...

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PALMWOODS
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The stay was only short but out of all we like this one the most. Comfortable bed very pleasant welcoming, very roomy and clean. Totally recommend this place to anyone. First visit to Napier will havecto come back soon.

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Gisborne, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to stay with kids, play area and lovely swimming pool. Clean and tidy with all the amenities needed for our stay. Reasonable rates for our large family and helpful advice and information on what to do whilst we were there

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was lovely, light and clean. Was in a very quiet neighbourhood which was perfect. Nice and close to everything including walking distance to McLean park to which we went to the cricket one night!! Overall would stay again and recommend

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Katikati, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly Hosts, Next time maybe two rooms due to the snoring but that isn't a fault of the hosts, great environment, will stay again! Central Location and, All and All Great, Clean pool and most different to any unit is the fact they have a bar and restaurant on the grounds

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Howick, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Napier is a great city to stay on holidays- lots of activity for the kids- for the sandy beach you need to drive 40 min but that worth it! The town centre is beautiful- palm city motel was a great choice ! Very welcoming staff, room clean and good location !

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great for a car trip, stayed in unit one. A studio with couch and a big walk in shower. Nice lil touches.. cutting board for my snacks and wine glasses. A easy rest in a beautiful coastal art deco paradise. Thank you Lovely Napier. ( my favorite place in NZ) ❤️

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Centrally located in Napier, the Art Deco Capital of the World, Palm City Motor Inn provides a great mixture of studio, one and two bedroom apartments all situated off the main road. All our apartments have free WIFI, LCD TVs, SKY television and the complex provides a tranquil environment to all guests. Situated within walking distance to McClean Park and a short drive to local wineries and sports grounds. Palm City also has an onsite bar and restaurant (open Monday - Thursday & by demand on the weekend), spa pool, swimming pool, BBQ and children's playarea - the perfect location to unwind and relax after a long day sampling the amazing attractions the Hawkes Bay has to offer. To help take the headache out of organising your activities, we are also happy to organise wine tours and have bikes at the motel available for hire, which allows more time to relax and enjoy the amenities we have to offer. Onsite conference facility with catering available. The warm welcome you will receive on arrival makes Palm City a home away from home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Palm City Motor Inn

Address: 31 Georges Dr.,, Napier, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Napier
Price Range: $117 - $181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Palm City Motor Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 30
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#2 Spa Hotel in Napier
#8 Luxury Hotel in Napier
#10 Business Hotel in Napier
#13 Romantic Hotel in Napier
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“1 bedroom flat”
 of 5 bubbles T7374KSsarahb, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I was able to figure out if the electric blanket works cos I didn't find the plug...?? :)”
 of 5 bubbles Jakeriin, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We had a one bedroom and it was fully equipped with a kitchen great for a family”
 of 5 bubbles T3266UBdawnh, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Maybe supply a bowl to do the dishes in, I was concerned that if I dropped any item of china it would smash on the tiled floor or even in the sink.”
 of 5 bubbles dashlil, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“family size room. bathroom needs upgrading. ”
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