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31 Georges Drive, Napier 4110 New Zealand
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#11 of 46 hotels in Napier
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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, 40"Smart TVs, SKY television, Air conditioned and the complex provides a tranquil environment to all guests. Situated within walking distance to McLean 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), swimming pool, BBQ and children's play area - 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 organizing your activities, we are also happy to organize wine tours, 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.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Bar / lounge
Children's playground
Children's television networks
Conference facilities
Meeting rooms
Car park
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Private pool
Fence around pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Kids' meals
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Highchairs available
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Outdoor furniture
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
Umbrella
Self-serve laundry
Washing machine
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Additional bathroom
Dining area
Housekeeping
Room service
Coffee / tea maker
Kitchenette
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Seating area
Separate living room
Sofa
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Microwave
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Flatscreen TV
Radio
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Riley89 wrote a review Apr 2022
Auckland, New Zealand426 contributions37 helpful votes
We stay at medium priced accommodation in Napier at least once a year. Usually, we try to get something on the beachfront and often have average experiences. this time, we tried Palm City. It was a lot cheaper, really clean, and within great walking distance to the restaurant we ate at. No complaints.
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Date of stay: March 2022
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Responded 4 Jun 2022
Hi, Thank you for your lovely review. Hope to see you again, next time in Napier Kind Regards
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daffles77 wrote a review May 2021
Auckland Central, New Zealand9 contributions14 helpful votes
Firstly we must say that the receptionist was very helpful, polite and was willing to return our money without problem. This motel is tired...... the fittings and furnishings need complete renovation, and the rooms themselves definitely need a deep-clean. So much so that we left and stayed at another motel in town. As it is, I would not recommend.
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Response from Palm City, Owner at Palm City Motor Inn
Responded 10 May 2021
Hi, Sorry to hear you where disappointed. We have already done a lot of renovations. Aircon/heat pumps are only 1 year old. 6 month old 40" smart TV's, Linen and new all appliances (Microwave, kettle etc). I have a very good housekeeping staff, and feel disappointed you saying they need a deep-clean. We did offer you a free up grade into a 2 bedroom apartment, plus even though you where in the room for more than 5 hours, we gave you a full refund and locked the room. My sincere apologies we did not reach your expectations. I hope it did not spoil your time in Napier. Kind Regards Jane
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GrantGLondon wrote a review Mar 2020
London, United Kingdom74 contributions67 helpful votes
We were staying overnight as apart of a journey south and chose it partly for its proximity to a sporting event we attended. The room was adequate. The TV coverage was poor, the wifi not great. Checking in was quite difficult because we struggled to get their attention.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Responded 23 Jun 2020
Hi, Thank you for filling in our on line survey. All our rooms now have new 40" Smart TV's. We have also up dated our WIFI Sorry for the inconvenience. Hope you will try us again Kind Regards Jane
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caroljG2412IY wrote a review Feb 2020
Auckland, New Zealand8 contributions8 helpful votes
Modern and clean unit, just out of the main town area but close enough for convenience, quiet and well appointed. Attached restaurant is worth a visit. The food was delicious with large servings. We did find the self service access a bit odd on arrival, but it was a Sunday and everybody needs some time off . We would stay again.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Response from Palm City, Owner at Palm City Motor Inn
Responded 24 Feb 2020
Hi, Thank you for taking the time to fill in the online survey. Much appreciated. We do close reception earlier on a Sunday, but a contact number is on the reception door. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay, and hope you come and stay with us again Kind Regards Jane
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Sirjack_10 wrote a review Feb 2020
New Plymouth, New Zealand30 contributions7 helpful votes
Had a great time staying at the Palm City Motor Inn, it was so hot when we arrived I immediately went in there lovely outdoor swimming pool, was very refreshing, thank goodness for aircon. Very quiet and peaceful place to stay, easily walked into town from the motel and supermarkets were handy. The staff were very friendly and the young women in the reception was very helpful made sure we were happy and was very organised as we were being up by bus at the motel for our concert, well worth the $40 each on the bus and we didn’t have to take our car. There is a restaurant at the motel and we had a lovely meal. We met some nice people along the way😀
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Response from Palm City, Owner at Palm City Motor Inn
Responded 24 Feb 2020
Hi, Thank you for filling in the online survey and giving us such a great review. Hope you enjoyed the concert. The Mission are going to be doing more concerts, and we will always sort transport for all our guests. Hope to see you again, next time in Napier Kind Regards Jane
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auklet48 wrote a review Feb 2020
Falls Church, Virginia12 contributions6 helpful votes
This is a wonderful Motor Inn. The rooms are spacious and the kitchenette well supplied. The AC and television work well. Bathtub-spa is simply sublime. The staff are super friendly. And there is a very nice little restaurant attached to the hotel. It has everything one could need. I highly recommend staying here.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Palm C, Front Office Manager at Palm City Motor Inn
Responded 7 Feb 2020
Thank you so much for your amazing review, lovely to have you with us, hope to see you again! Kind regards, Nicola
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Christine Wenzlick wrote a review Feb 2020
Tauranga, New Zealand171 contributions31 helpful votes
This motel is a great location and easy to find. Even though its on the main road, the rooms are quiet. Rooms are clean and spacious rooms. The owners are friendly and helpful. Fantastic to have a restaurant on site and room service. This is now my motel of choice in Napier.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Response from Palm C, Front Office Manager at Palm City Motor Inn
Responded 6 Feb 2020
Thank you for your lovely review and see you next time you're back in the bay! Thanks, Nicola :)
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Sightsee784860 wrote a review Jan 2020
8 contributions10 helpful votes
Stayed at the Palm inn for 3 nights, very friendly staff, very close to the CBD. Rooms are very modern & tidy. The restaurant had a good selection and the food was delicious. Spa & swimming pool were clean & tidy. I’d definitely book again & happily recommend the Palm City Motor Inn.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled on business
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Response from Palm City, Owner at Palm City Motor Inn
Responded 1 Mar 2020
Hi, Thank you filling in the on line survey and lovely comments I hope you will book with us again. We are going through an update of our rooms, and really appreciate all comments Kind Regards Jane
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Baran wrote a review Jan 2020
Auckland, New Zealand26 contributions10 helpful votes
It is a family friendly, nice and clean motel. We loved it. It was only 5 minutes away from CBD and Marine Parade. Little pool was wonderful and our kid enjoyed the trampoline as well. We recommend it.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Response from Palm C, Manager at Palm City Motor Inn
Responded 10 Jan 2020
Hi, Thank you for giving Palm City a great review. Good to hear you enjoyed your stay, and hope you will stay agin next time in sunny Hawkes Bay Kind Regards Jane
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SAD FACE wrote a review Dec 2019
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Booked more than a week in advance and asked for a particular room we'd stayed in before. Was phoned early afternoon while we were at a function to see what time we'd arrive as the office would be closed by 4. (even though notice on door says reception open till 8pm) Arrived 5 to 4 to find room we'd specifically requested, was occupied. The receptionist was dismissive--said she didn't know what had happened as she didn't make the booking. The room had a dark grey carpet that was spotted black in places. Made the room look and feel very grotty. WILL NEVER RETURN OR RECOMMEND THIS MOTEL.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Response from Palm C, Owner at Palm City Motor Inn
Responded 2 Dec 2019
Hi, My sincere apologies you where so disappointed. You did book through Booking.com, not direct, and I cannot find any message requesting a certain room number. When booking though other websites, the booking system will take the first available room type available that you have booked. You can only book a certain room number if you book direct. On the reception door it dose say that on a Saturday reception closes at 8 pm, Sunday has always been an early check in. But I did say we could make arrangements, if you require a later check in. So sorry you did not enjoyed your stay Kind Regards Jane
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PRICE RANGE
US$102 - US$120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandNorth IslandHawke's Bay RegionNapier
NUMBER OF ROOMS
30
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Frequently Asked Questions about Palm City Motor Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Palm City Motor Inn?
Nearby attractions include The Faraday Centre (0.5 km), Botanical Gardens (0.9 km), and Clive Square (1.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Palm City Motor Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Palm City Motor Inn?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Palm City Motor Inn?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Palm City Motor Inn?
Yes, free parking, a parking garage, and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Palm City Motor Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Station Bar & Bistro, BurgerFuel Napier, and Indian Palace.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Palm City Motor Inn?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Palm City Motor Inn located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 1.0 km away from the centre of Napier.
Are any cleaning services offered at Palm City Motor Inn?
Yes, self serve laundry and a washing machine are offered to guests.
Does Palm City Motor Inn offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and conference facilities during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Palm City Motor Inn?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Napier Cemetery (0.9 km).