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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We so enjoyed the small studio. There were many thoughtful touches and free laundry. The place is in very good condition and seems lovingly cared for. We enjoyed the garden view. It is a very good value.

Thank Jennifer / Stev... S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed our night here on our West Coast trip. This place is great and if we should be back over in Westport, THIS is the Motel where we would stay. 2 bed unit, it was beautiful and very clean. Everything you need. Although no oven, it did have a cooktop and microwave. Wifi vouchers and sky. We paid $190 for...

Thank taniav2015
Diana-Ray, Owner at Buller Court on Palmerston, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our motel. I am pleased you enjoyed the space that the Two bedroom Apartments offer, it is good to be able to spread out while travelling! Also glad to read that you managed with the kitchenette facilities: an oven would be great, I agree, although many guests have used the electric frypan...

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for a weekend in February 2017. I have stayed in this motel previously as well. Very clean and tidy, helpful and friendly hosts. Upon arrival all guests are welcomed with shortbread made by the hosts - really tasty! Bathrooms are excellent with plentiful supplies of quality soaps, shampoo, etc.

Thank Neil G
Diana-Ray, Owner at Buller Court on Palmerston, responded to this review

How great to have returning guests! Many thanks for finding time to review your stay.

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only had a studio unit but it was beautifully appointed. Clean, modern, comfy bed. Beautiful & spotless bathroom. Loved the umbrella in the room & the home made shortbread. Free wifi limited to 3GB per device - more than enough. I'd stay here again no problem. Owner was a perfect gentleman. Lovely guy.

Thank Ros W
Diana-Ray, Owner at Buller Court on Palmerston, responded to this review

Ray was delighted by your comments! Thank you for your lovely review, so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, and pleased you were not short of wifi access. For the record, we don't mean to limit guests to 3GB, but our system is driven by vouchers and we are happy to replenish these as guests need them.

Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing place, comfortable rooms and lovely staff and can borrow DVDs! The rooms have a way of making you feel comfortable, unlike some hotels where you feel uneasy with everything you use. The room was clean and the shower had great water pressure. Owner let us use the laundry after hours to get rid of stains and they give you...

Thank knightbus
Diana-Ray, Owner at Buller Court on Palmerston, responded to this review

Thank you for your great comments. We understand what you mean about sometimes feeling uneasy in some places where there are so many "NO rules" that you don't feel welcome at all! We were pleased we could help with your clothing stains, just a small thing, but it makes travelling easier. Thank you for staying at our place, we appreciate...

Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Our family with stayed one night, and were pleasantly surprised. The attention to detail and little extras were nice. Big comfortable beds, well equipped kitchen and quality shampoo/ conditioner, access to fresh herbs, A book exchange along with really helpful office staff made this stay wonderful.

Thank mmains
Diana-Ray, Owner at Buller Court on Palmerston, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, I know how tricky it is to find time when travelling. Delighted to hear you could make use of the herbs while you were here. I also hope you found a book in the basket that you could take away with you. Enjoy the rest of your holiday!

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We stayed at the Motel late November, we had a upgrade to a 2 bedroom unit which was great. The unit was out fitted just like a home with wonderful fittings and furniture. The kitchen was equipped just like a home so amazing in a Motel, the bed was extremely comfortable, and the whole place was spotless. The hosts were...

Thank rowenadirkx
Diana-Ray, Owner at Buller Court on Palmerston, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review. I am so pleased you enjoyed the motel and the couple of days in Westport. Perhaps we'll see you again on your next South Island visit?

Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We booked late at a very busy timenand were looked after like family by noeline. The unit we had was impecably clean and we got real milk and shortbread on arrival. Noeline was a wonderful hostess and i would absolutely urge you to choose this motel over others

Thank Dominique K
Diana-Ray, Manager at Buller Court on Palmerston, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review! It is wonderful having a review like this while we are away ourselves visiting family. Noeline manages the motel in our absence and while we think she is great, it is always good to have this confirmed by our guests, who often sing her praises! We are so lucky to have her!

Reviewed 5 December 2016

Westport is an ugly town but if you're going to drive the magnificent coast road it is an excellent place to start your journey. Buller Court is a typical motel and, if you set your expectations accordingly, you will have a good night's sleep in a clean and comfortable room. Diana is a cheerful host and gave us a warm...

Thank DandDToronto
Diana J, Owner at Buller Court on Palmerston, responded to this review

I recall the weather being dismal, which probably affected perceptions of Westport...can one really call it "ugly"? The approach over the river is rather fine, the shrubs, flowers and trees along the way in are well kept, the river walkways, all built by volunteers, provide wonderful views of the river, sea and mountains. We have some great little independent shops...

Ashburton, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Very well priced rooms. Good amenities and modern decor. Room was very comfortable and well laid out. Room had entry at front that was covered and also a covered patio area out back by the courtyard. Everything you need at a good price. Definitely staying again

Thank sbdrep
Diana J, Owner at Buller Court on Palmerston, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive response. We appreciate the time taken out of your day to write a review. We look forward to seeing your again in the future!

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  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ray and Diana welcome you to Buller Court on Palmerston in Westport, top of the West Coast. With the convenience of main road location, our accommodation of 5 x 2-bedroom apartments and 8 studios is set away from the road, enjoying a sunny, peaceful garden setting, yet within an easy walk of cafes, restaurants, galleries and shops. Cooked/continental breakfast service. Undercover parking at your door. LCD TVs, Sky Guest Select, DVD players in all rooms with a comprehensive selection of DVDs. Wireless broadband in all unit with 500MB free. BBQ available. Guest laundry. Cot, highchair available.. Courtesy car to airport or bus. Relax with us while you enjoy the unique beauty of the wonderful West Coast! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Buller Court on Palmerston

Address: 235 Palmerston Street, Westport 7825, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westport
Price Range: $126 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Buller Court on Palmerston 4.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Units 2 to 5 offer separate bedrooms with opening sliding doors to an outside deck.”
 of 5 bubbles nrgillon, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I had room 9 which was absolutely fine.... all rooms seemed to be of similar standard.”
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“one facing the garden”
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 of 5 bubbles danjonelson, 14 Nov 2015 | Read review
“This is a motel. It is very comfortable and quiet. Very suitable for an overnight stop.”
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“Awesome Chinese at the top of town”
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