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Christchurch
Reviewed 21 September 2015

We stayed here for two nights in the 2 bedroom apartment. It was huge! Great location. We both slept really well and didn't notice any noise. Just a couple of things. The unit really needs a good clean. It also needs more heating as we were freezing, the ensuite bathroom shower head would not stay up, and the main bathroom...

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Israel H, Owner at Drovers Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the review we appreciate it. We have helped the cleaners and given the room a good clean and included the repairs on the things you stated too.

Wellington
Reviewed 20 September 2015

We booked this place just this weekend. A group of 10. We had 5 rooms. Downstairs rooms. Very clean, very modern. Amazing shower. When greeted the service was top class. The only complaint would be there were no hand towels the first night but the second night there were. There are 2 friendly cats which we were told about. Just...

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Israel H, Owner at Drovers Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! we enjoyed having you all stay!

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Arrived PM - no milk for a cup of tea had to buy our own! No information folder or instructions on how to contact the office! NOISE -Kept awake until 4 0'çlock on the first night by a loud TV and then loud music . 2nd night loud snoring from the next door room Day 2 - no milk delivered...

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Israel H, Owner at Drovers Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. I thought I would bullet point the problems and our answers below as there was a few things mentioned. - No Milk - On this day we had more people drive in then we had expected and sadly they all arrived before you had which meant the milk had run out. I did however inform...

Hawera, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 June 2015

This accommodation was AMAZING! Great location, great room and great price. As a group of 6 our room was practically a two bedroom house that had a fully equipped kitchen, lounge, dinning room area, bathroom and en suite, great size of accommodation, the lady who we dealt with was amazing, very helpful and kind! Great accommodation for a 2 night...

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Israel H, Owner at Drovers Motor Inn, responded to this review

Your awesome and a 10/10 Guest. Thank you for taking the time to review us! and we look forward to seeing you again!

Coffs Harbour, Australia
Reviewed 25 February 2015

We booked for two nights….visiting family. Upon arrival we asked for a downstairs room as we were ‘over ‘carrying our gear up numerous flights of stairs. This did not present a problem and we were offered a ground level unit. We simply dropped our gear as we were keen to catch up with family we had not seen for years....

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Israel H, Owner at Drovers Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the review but it is important to include every detail in this case as it is leaning towards a negative review. I apologies for seeming uninterested but that would have not been the case, I realise some Motel owners grow old of the job and start showing there negativity but Sieda and I love being in the...

Taranaki
Reviewed 28 January 2015

I do hope the owners take my suggestion given to them on checkout on board. The ground level unit #6 had no fan, no air conditioner and it was a very hot evening. The only source of cool air was to leave the bathroom windows open which did not have security stays on them. I was startled at 1 am...

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Israel H, Owner at Drovers Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We do apologise with the confusion over the fans in rooms, we do offer them however mostly on request as stated in the compendiums located in each room. Regarding the windows, every motel unit has atleast 2 windows + that can go onto a stay/air lock mechanism allowing the room to...

Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 18 January 2015 via mobile

Spent one night here while visiting friends and found the staff very friendly and helpful. Rooms nice and clean with 2 recliner chairs which was a nice touch. Very close to the CBD which was very handy. Would recommend.

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Israel H, Owner at Drovers Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, appreciate you taking the time.

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 January 2015

I had traveled to Palmy as there was a death in our family. I drove through the night from Auckland and needed somewhere to crash. No booking, just showed up. This lovely couple let me in well before check in time so I could relax and have a shower. After travelling 7 hours during the night, I truly, truly appreciated...

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Israel H, Owner at Drovers Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, we look forward to having you stay with us again!

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 January 2015

Drovers is a modern complex situated in the Terrace End district about 2km east of the city centre. We had booked Unit 16 but the previous occupants had elected to extend their stay so were offered Unit 3. It was a large studio with king size bed, large flatscreen TV, two very comfortable reclining lounge chairs, fridge and microwave oven...

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Israel H, Owner at Drovers Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! Thank you for mentioning the cats we do struggle to keep these guys away from the units as we have guests that love to feed and invite them in. We appreciate you taking the time to write a review.

Orsett, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2014

Firstly I must say after driving all day and arriving at Drover Court in the dark and rain how happy I was to be welcomed by such a lovely gentleman . The room was superb . Comfortable bed , leather armchairs to sit and watch tv and immaculately clean .

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Israel H, Owner at Drovers Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the review we enjoyed having you! hope you come back again!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the suburb of Terrace End, the Drovers Motor Inn offers a variety of well-presented apartments and suites to suit your individual needs and budget. Choose from our spacious family apartments to relaxing spa suites. Each offers comfortable seating, a fully equipped kitchen and a comfortable place to rest your head. Situated just 1.6 km from the central city you can enjoy a leisurely stroll into town, the Hospital or even the Airport. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Drovers Motor Inn

Address: 746 Main Street, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Palmerston North
Price Range: $97 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Drovers Motor Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 19
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Drovers Motor Inn Palmerston North, North Island
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#8 Luxury Hotel in Palmerston North
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“I presume that upstairs rooms would be quieter, assuming accessibility is not an issue”
 of 5 bubbles GlennL89, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Go upstairs and be considerate of those below.”
 of 5 bubbles A7750TFkeving, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Great two bedroom suite for a group!”
 of 5 bubbles 147janellew, 9 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Choose an upstairs room that way you will get a fan.”
 of 5 bubbles vomo2i, 27 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Ask for an upstairs room if you can, to avoid any chance of noise through to your room, from above.”
 of 5 bubbles BossandMrsBoss, 13 Oct 2014 | Read review
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