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Rose City Motel

120-122 Fitzherbert Avenue, Palmerston North 4410 New Zealand
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4.5
#9 of 24 small hotels in Palmerston North
4.7 of 5 bubbles
Location
4.6 of 5 bubbles
Cleanliness
4.6 of 5 bubbles
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4.5 of 5 bubbles
Value
Rose City Motel, quality accommodation in the centre of Palmerston North. With newly renovated studio, spa studio, one bedroom and executive units, we have perfect motel suite for that special occasion, business trip or family holiday. Conveniently situated just a 3 minute walk from The Square with shops, theatres, cafes, restaurants at your doorstep. All units with free Ultra fast internet access, and Sky Guest Select 50+ Channels for your viewing pleasure. The airport, universities, golf & other sporting amenities are nearby. On-site facilities include spa pool, squash court, guest laundry, and peaceful garden area.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot bath
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast available
Golf course
Squash
Books, DVDs, music for children
Parking
Wifi
Breakfast in the room
Board games / puzzles
Children's television networks
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Meeting rooms
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Desk
Housekeeping
Safe
Iron
Coffee / tea maker
Kitchenette
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Microwave
Refrigerator
On-demand films
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
4.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Family
Mid-range
Languages Spoken
English
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FullyNZ wrote a review Nov 2020
Fox Glacier, New Zealand199 contributions33 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Really enjoyed my stay here. Really friendly gentleman at Reception. Great location in the centre of town. Shown to a downstairs 1 bedroom unit. Spacious with a lovely deep spa bath. Sky TV and a decent kitchenette. Ample parking right outside the door.

Was concerned the road noise could be a problem, but this was not too be. No road noise, and also no noise from other guests.

Good price for the product received. Wont hesitate to stay again
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
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Lindsay wrote a review Jan 2020
Napier, New Zealand5 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Recently stayed here and would not hesitate to go back. Have been here many times and just gets better. Close to town rooms very tidy. The only problem I have is being told by trip advisor is to write 200 words. Totally unnecessary!!!
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Helen B wrote a review Feb 2021
Tauranga, New Zealand41 contributions11 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Rose City Motel is in a fantastic location. It is only a 5 minute walk to the shopping centre. The rooms are clean, tidy and modern. The staff a friendly and helpful. I would definitely stay at this motel again.
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Date of stay: February 2021
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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Allen O wrote a review Jan 2024
Upper Hutt13 contributions14 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Well located motel and only a short walk to restaurants and the Square. Very spacious room, well appointed and clean. The staff on the front desk were very courteous and friendly. Will certainly stay again when visiting Palmerston North.
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Date of stay: January 2024
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Karina wrote a review Jan 2021
4 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Reception was welcoming .
Room was good . Bed was comfortable. Very easy walk to town .
Central to most places in Palmerston North .
We had booked a special which included breakfast.
It was lovely and right on time .
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Date of stay: January 2021
3.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
3.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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Leonie C wrote a review Oct 2019
Taupo, New Zealand63 contributions65 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
This place is clean and fresh, the rooms we had a not long been renovated. Tasteful furnishings and comfortable bed and pillows. Lovely waterfall shower as well. It also had a small kitchen which we didnt use but it looked like it had all that was needed. The motel is about 2 mins from many eateries and the Plaza Mall. And a nice walk, or run in my husband's case, to the Esplanade where he found great running tracks everywhere. We stayed as a family of 3 adults and we had plenty of room and privacy. Would recomend totally.
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Date of stay: October 2019
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
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Jillusnz wrote a review Sept 2015
nz14 contributions5 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Of all of the times Ive stayed at Rose City over the years I've for some reason never gotten around to giving them the TOP REVIEW THEY DESERVE.
Every stay. Every time. They deliver. From fantastic hosts that always manage to put me in my favorite room. To the spotlessly clean rooms. To the great showers. All just perfect !!! I travel for my job and I wish all hotels gave this service and this quality of care.
The only place to stay in Palmerston North 😆😆
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Date of stay: September 2015
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled on business
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Response from RoseCityMo, Owner at Rose City Motel
Responded 23 Sept 2015
Hi Jill, Thank you so much for taking the time to make your very kind review. It is always a pleasure to have you staying with us, and comforting to know that you enjoy the experience. We look forward to seeing you again the next time you are in town. Kind Regards, Jodie & Glenn, Rose City Motel.
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401ronank wrote a review May 2019
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand3 contributions3 helpful votes
1.0 of 5 bubbles
This motel used to be fantastic with excellent service it has now changed hands and the management/owners are so oncredibly rude and slack. Rooms are dirty and reservation mucked up but they just didnt care. So disappointed.
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Date of stay: May 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Johanna T wrote a review May 2019
Christchurch, New Zealand14 contributions6 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
My family and I stated for two nights in one of the two bedroom units. It was lovely and clean, the kitchen, bathroom and toilet were spotless!

The beds were very comfortable as was the couch in the living room space. There was a lot of sky channels which is awesome!

There is a recreation room which we didn’t use, but looked great, but we did use the trampoline! So much fun and helped keep my child entertained for a long time.

The staff are friendly and helpful, and made checking in and out very easy.
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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Darrell202 wrote a review Jul 2018
Greater Wellington, New Zealand55 contributions5 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Normally we would have stayed at a motel across the road. Friends recommended this place and we will return here the next trip to Palmerston North. The rooms where fresh clean and large, huge bathroom. The staff were very friendly. You won’t go wrong staying here
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Date of stay: July 2018Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Lotte wrote a tip Sept 2021
Auckland Central, New Zealand86 contributions48 helpful votes
2.0 of 5 bubbles
"Stay at back of property away from road noise if you must stay better options around .."
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FQXY1 wrote a tip Jan 2019
Stratford, New Zealand43 contributions11 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Road noise is not an issue. We have had two different rooms, and both great"
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Oldshep123 wrote a tip Feb 2018
Upper Hutt, New Zealand36 contributions2 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"If you have tired legs-go for the walk in shower"
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David T wrote a tip Feb 2017
Auckland, New Zealand943 contributions107 helpful votes
3.0 of 5 bubbles
"Been around for a long time and represents good value for the location. Maybe go away from the street for a quiet room."
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tropical sundae wrote a tip Dec 2016
Tauranga, New Zealand3,268 contributions48 helpful votes
3.0 of 5 bubbles
"Upstairs if quiet is important to you."
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PRICE RANGE
$161 - $183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandNorth IslandManawatu-Wanganui RegionPalmerston North
NUMBER OF ROOMS
26
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Frequently Asked Questions about Rose City Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Rose City Motel?
Nearby attractions include The Plaza Shopping Centre (0.4 km), Square Edge Community Arts Centre (0.4 km), and Ghost Of The Huia (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Rose City Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a fitness centre, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Rose City Motel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Rose City Motel?
Guests can enjoy breakfast and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Rose City Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Rose City Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Arranged Marriage Restaurant, Pho Nem Hanoi Home Cooking, and Cafe Royale.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Rose City Motel?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre during their stay.
Is Rose City Motel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.6 km away from the centre of Palmerston North.
Are any cleaning services offered at Rose City Motel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Is Rose City Motel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.
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