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A'Abode Motor Lodge

35 Ruahine Street Papaioea, Palmerston North 4414 New Zealand
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#12 of 24 small hotels in Palmerston North
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Comfortable, clean, welcoming and affordable motel accommodation, just a 3 minute drive from the Palmerston North Airport, oposite Palmerston North Hospital and a short drive to the centre of town. Free fibre WiFi, large family units, beautiful free spa pool and sauna,
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot bath
Sauna
Breakfast in the room
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BBQ facilities
Parking
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Complimentary tea
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Sun terrace
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4.0 of 5 stars
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Cruiser64708058116 wrote a review Oct 2023
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Treated like scum on the bottom of his shoe for absolutely no reason at all. Made nasty comments about us to others making sure we heard. Had nowhere else to go so had to stay and take it. Left devastated.
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Date of stay: August 2023
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Betsyanne F wrote a review Oct 2022
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Man rung at the counter saying my card didn’t work when I had money in it, then he proceeds to tell me it didn’t work and rejected it which is not my problem when it works at every other place I have been too. I had my whole family booked there and then rings once and doesn’t run the numbers through with me and then cancels the room giving it to someone else. I had my mum and dad staying there for the Mack truck show, so he knows it was confirmed and was just arrogant and awful even belittling over the phone!!! Now leaving nowhere for us to go!! After reading his google reviews it’s not the first time he has had card processing issues. Being a business owner myself this is really poor service and appalling attitude by the owner.
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Jane G wrote a review Sept 2022
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We had a fantastic stay with such a big group. Our rooms were either beside each other up above/below each other so allowed us all to be together. Shaun was a fantastic host and went above and beyond to accommodate us all and he also makes the most amazing muffins!!! Thank you so much.
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Date of stay: September 2022
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Toni O wrote a review Sept 2022
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Excellent friendly service here. Going above and beyond by bringing our bags downstairs for us. Rooms was pretty good too. OK, so there's a bit of noise, but you expect that next to the hospital. Would recommend, and would stay here again. Thanks
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Date of stay: September 2022
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Julie R wrote a review Sept 2022
Tauranga, New Zealand2 contributions
Clean tidy room, with a comfortable bed. Nice big bathroom and spa bath. Close to busy road and hospital but the noise didn't disturb inside the unit. Shops for food nearby and also eating places. Would stay again.
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Date of stay: September 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Melissa wrote a review Aug 2022
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Shaun and other staff were friendly, Room was right size for 2 people, great relaxing spa bath really needed that great location for anything, room was serviced everyday. thankyou Shaun and team I will be back again.
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Date of stay: August 2022
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Room Tip: Would recommend studio with spa bath so relaxing
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Everlyne 007 wrote a review Jul 2022
Eketahuna, New Zealand3 contributions
Staff at A'Abode were friendly, the rooms are clean, tidy and well serviced on a regular basis. Excellent having a Guest Laundry too, a bit sad about the spa pool, but the awesome rain shower was enjoyed everyday. Loved the off street parking and two entry/exit enterances were really helpful too. Awesome to be able to walk across the road to visit hubby in hospital....
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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CatloverNewZealand wrote a review May 2022
Waipukurau, New Zealand70 contributions16 helpful votes
This is a lovely motel to stay at. The manager is very helpful and friendly. They were very well situated for my purpose. The units are lovely and very comfortable. They are well supplied with extras and I'd highly recommend them to everyone.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled solo
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helenandchris2015 wrote a review Jan 2022
Wellington, New Zealand8 contributions2 helpful votes
I intended to stay for 10 days as my partner was in hospital over the road after being in intensive for a month. On the first morning I enquired about the laundry and was told it was $10 a load which I queried as it's more than twice as expensive as a laundromat. The extremely rude and belligerent guy at the front desk who is also the host and owner told me to "go to the laundromat then". When I said that wasn't a helpful response, especially given my stressful situation, he said "that's not my problem". I checked out immediately. Why have a motel over from a hospital if you have zero compassion for people at their lowest point - and when there are other great motels literally next door? I decamped to Carramar Motor Inn next door for the remaining 9 nights who were excellent.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Ali G wrote a review Jun 2021
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from the booking process , check in and communication prior to check in, was pleasant and nothing seemed too much of an inconvenience. After check in and when we were there we needed assistance with the heater and the owner/manager was only to happy to assist The only thing that we would suggest would be hooks for clothes in the shower area The room was clean comfortable and warm and we definitely come here again
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Date of stay: May 2021
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$167 - $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandNorth IslandManawatu-Wanganui RegionPalmerston North
NUMBER OF ROOMS
15
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Frequently Asked Questions about A'Abode Motor Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to A'Abode Motor Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Victoria Esplanade (3.6 km), Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science & Heritage (2.6 km), and New Zealand Rugby Museum (2.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at A'Abode Motor Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a spa, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at A'Abode Motor Lodge?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at A'Abode Motor Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to A'Abode Motor Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Nero Restaurant, Arranged Marriage Restaurant, and Little Savanna.
Are there opportunities to exercise at A'Abode Motor Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a sauna during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at A'Abode Motor Lodge?
Yes, dry cleaning and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Is A'Abode Motor Lodge accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.