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Pavilion Motel & Conference Centre

262 Fitzherbert Avenue Corner Fitzherbert Ave. and Manawaroa St., Palmerston North 4410 New Zealand
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#19 of 24 small hotels in Palmerston North
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Arrive as a guest -Leave as a friend. We have 17 Ground floor rooms ranging from studios to 2 bedroom family units. Most with spa baths. Close to all wedding venues, parks, sports grounds, CBD and both Universtiies and Research Centres. Perfect spot for corporates, teams, families or wedding groups.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot bath
Free breakfast
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Business Centre with Internet Access
BBQ facilities
Parking
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Non-smoking hotel
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Rosa345 wrote a review Feb 2022
Auckland Central, New Zealand16 contributions12 helpful votes
Infested with white tail spiders - found 2 in the bed, more in kitchen area. Porch outside very dirty and covered in bird droppings. Outdoor table swollen from water damage and had insects living in it. Curtains in room ripped. Power is operated with the room key so we were not able to leave phones charging in the room or cool the room during the day with the aircon. Parking was cramped.
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Date of stay: February 2022
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Brent S wrote a review Jan 2022
Napier, New Zealand9 contributions3 helpful votes
Lots of kids that live here using the carpark as a play ground, bikes and scooter everywhere. Washing drying all over the place out side permit guess rooms. Glass dining table wasn't cleaned, so how good is all the other cleaning if this was missed? Carpet looks very old and dirty. Blinds are ripped
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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HypnoWarrior wrote a review Oct 2021
Porirua, New Zealand1116 contributions174 helpful votes
We came over here for a 3 day weekend to partake in some hobbies. Booked online easily and we arrived late in the afternoon. Check-in was painless and we were in our room in minutes. Parking right outside the door. Room had usual stuff plus microwave, toaster and kettle. Bathroom was okay. Only issue was that the plugs are behind the bed and too far from the table and so I worked on battery and then changed my devices at night.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Fearless08701064075 wrote a review Oct 2021
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Grotty rooms that needed a good clean. Place needs a lot of maintenance, even a quick weed of the gardens would make a difference. Staff were friendly at check in & it’s nice and close to town. It’s on a very busy road. Really the place needs some good old tlc
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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C bryan wrote a review Oct 2021
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This is the most dirtiest filthy place ever. When arriving the office smell came to greet me at the door for a start. I had to clean the TV remote to use it as was covered in food. The bathroom was just disgusting and the kitchen was even worse. The microwave was covered in food and the other oven that is in the room was even worse. Looked like it Hadn't been touched for years. There was rips in the curtains and full of ants. There was fly poo galore in the room. when I showed the owner the heat pump and its dust and dirt around it he said "you are joking right" well no im not. I'm asthmatic and I can't be breathing that in. And the worse part about it was the smell of the room. When asked for our money back he offered us another room which wasn't much better. The outside was just as gross and messy. The owner was rude and arrogant. In these covid days it's not good enough. We go around with masks on and sanitizing and then get given a room like that. What a joke DONT STAY THERE !!!
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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RuthK wrote a review Oct 2021
Napier, New Zealand8 contributions3 helpful votes
Wish I had read the reviews before booking this place. The list of negatives is huge so here goes. When we arrived the place looked unloved, long lawns and messy gardens, not a good first impression. No one in office either, automated check in. On entering, the unit was smelly and unclean. From marks on the lounge wall (looked like faeces) to chipped paint on the kitchen cupboards, mismatched chairs, ripped curtains, broken window joinery, no smoke alarm in the lounge, dings in the walls, ants crawling up the wall, ill fitting wardrobe door, different light bulbs in bathroom which didn't work anyway, toilet that dripped continuously and near flat batteries in the TV remotes. Also the unit layout was different from that advertised. There was 1 x UHT milk in the fridge for 3 people for 2 nights, when questioned, apparently this is all they provide for the duration of your stay!! It didn't even do 1 coffee. Luckily there is a BP across the road to purchase milk which should be provided. There was also very little toilet paper provided and the shampoo/hand wash was also very low. The manager walked around in trackpants, very unprofessional, and none of the cleaners made eye contact or even spoke, that says it all really. Only redeeming feature, the shower had excellent pressure, that's why I gave it 1 star as opposed to 0 stars. WILL NOT BE RETURNING!!!! Up ya game. Disgraceful.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Suz M wrote a review Aug 2021
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WORST PLACE EVER - DISGUSTING stayed here for 4 nights too long!!! They say it is serviced - they change the towels (which some of them are stained), they make beds if nothing is on bed but that’s a lie as beds were never made, lack of toilet paper and certainly would provide your own bacterial hand wash!!!! Property is badly maintained - ripped curtains - wondered why it was cold in the main bedroom - window was broken, holes in wall, sesame seeds over bedspread on single bed when we arrived - main bedspread badly stained - we would have moved but no alternative accomodation available so we were stuck. I doubt that they would have many return visitors!!!
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Jane lambert wrote a review Jul 2021
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We stayed here for a few nights and it was the most disgusting place We have ever visited it does not have a smoke detector (which is illegal) it had 3 holes in the walls and there was no toilet paper! We also found multiple cockroaches DO NOT VISIT THIS LOCATION
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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kpamela wrote a review Sept 2020
Te Awamutu, New Zealand34 contributions6 helpful votes
We stayed for the weekend as we had travelled down for a family function. We arrived late on a Friday night. The after hours check in was great and worked well, they had also turned on the heater in our room as requested by me as we were arriving late with young kids. Good impressions so far but that’s where it stopped. Once we had the kids in bed we discovered a bathroom that had not been cleaned since the last guests, black hair covered the floor, vanity and bath. The shower curtain also had hair on it as well as mould. The floor hadn’t been vacuumed the table looked dirty. We are pretty sure the beds were clean and hoped they were as we climbed in. Reception didn’t open until 1pm....(why so late???) so I couldn’t voice my concerns first thing in the morning. My next best bet was to email reception with my pics I had taken at 10pm the previous evening. My email was returned with a call from the owner while we were out. While he was very apologetic, every excuse under the sun came out about why it was left so dirty. Unfortunately in these “Covid” times and travelling with young kids, no excuse for poor hygiene is good enough. I asked for the room to have a deep clean while we were out for lunch which it looked like they tried.... but unfortunately not hard enough, our kids found open chip packets under the bed and thought about helping them selves! Lucky we were on hand to stop them. The walls were paper thin so maybe for a not so relaxing evening listening to next doors dinner conversations. I have followed up again with the owner but haven’t heard back. Great location but we have been put off.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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TakingTheATrain wrote a review Jan 2020
Wellington, New Zealand57 contributions46 helpful votes
Stayed for two nights over a weekend in January. We chose this place because it was cheap, and I had read the reviews, so we got what we expected. The Pavilion Motel does the basics right, but don't anything special. We found the facilities to be tidy but tired. Everything in the unit functioned well though. A car park is provided. The grounds were nice - there was a picnic table and lawn area that we used. The location is a positive. Within walking distance of the Esplanade. Close to town. Staff are friendly and welcoming. Down side was the paper thin walls meant you could hear a lot through the walls. Probably not good if you are a light sleeper or have children.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions about Pavilion Motel & Conference Centre
Which popular attractions are close to Pavilion Motel & Conference Centre?
Nearby attractions include Victoria Esplanade (0.9 km), Dugald MacKenzie Rose Garden (0.6 km), and Lido Aquatic Centre (0.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Pavilion Motel & Conference Centre?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Pavilion Motel & Conference Centre?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a refrigerator, and a seating area.
What food & drink options are available at Pavilion Motel & Conference Centre?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Pavilion Motel & Conference Centre?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Pavilion Motel & Conference Centre?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Elm Cafe, Rosie O'Gradys, and La Patio Cafe & Bar.
Are pets allowed at Pavilion Motel & Conference Centre?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Is Pavilion Motel & Conference Centre accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.