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172-174 Fitzherbert Avenue, Palmerston North 4410 New Zealand
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#22 of 38 B&Bs / Inns in Palmerston North

Looking for a place to stay in Palmerston North? Then look no further than Bella Vista Motel Palmerston North, a small hotel that brings the best of Palmerston North to your doorstep.

As your “home away from home,” the small hotel rooms offer air conditioning, a kitchenette, and a refrigerator, and getting online is easy, with free wifi available.

Guests have access to newspaper, baggage storage, and outdoor furniture while staying at Bella Vista Motel Palmerston North. In addition, Bella Vista Motel Palmerston North offers breakfast, which will help make your Palmerston North trip additionally gratifying. And, as an added convenience, there is free parking available to guests.

While staying at Bella Vista Motel Palmerston North, visitors can check out The Square (0.7 mi) and Te Peeti Te Awe Awe (0.7 mi), some of Palmerston North's top attractions.

If you like cafes, Bella Vista Motel Palmerston North is conveniently located near Saigon Corner, Cafe Zest, and Boho Cafe.

If you’re looking for something to do, Victoria Esplanade Gardens (0.4 mi), Robertson Holden International Speedway (0.9 mi), and Dugald MacKenzie Rose Gardens (0.5 mi) are a nice way to spend some time, and they are all within walking distance of Bella Vista Motel Palmerston North.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Bella Vista Motel Palmerston North as you experience everything Palmerston North has to offer.

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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot bath
Breakfast available
Golf course
Car hire
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Breakfast in the room
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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David wrote a review Dec 2020
Tauranga, New Zealand33 contributions3 helpful votes
Great Service, Tidy and Clean rooms, ample parking space and only a stroll up the road and your in the town centre. Lot's of eateries about as well. Thanks to our host who made our life easy for us to get about our daily work...
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled on business
Leanneasaurus wrote a review Dec 2020
Wellington, New Zealand80 contributions25 helpful votes
We had a last minute cancellation of a booking at Central Square. My daughters were driving around with everything booked out in Palmy. Bella Vista welcomed them, put a heater on because it was cold, and made a Graduation so much better after our earlier disappointment and stress. Thanks so much for being so kind with your lovely clean and well appointed motel.
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
MacKiwi wrote a review Nov 2020
Wellington103 contributions257 helpful votes
This is a well sited motel, spotlessly clean and comfortable. Carparking on-site is easy with lots of room. The kitchenette had all I needed for a two night stay. Very friendly and helpful host. Only negatives are that I didn't like that the door to the room is a ranchslider and only had a simple latch. Staying by myself I would have liked another lock inside the door. Also housekeeping opened the windows during the day when I wasn't present, I would have preferred them to be left closed when my things were inside.
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Travelled on business
2 Helpful votes
Hakamix wrote a review Nov 2019
Helsinki, Finland82 contributions62 helpful votes
Bella Vista Motels is a chain, if you are visited one you know them. Our twin room was clean and big enough for one night stay. Clean and practical bathroom. Location is on the main street but our room was quiet enough. City center was within walking distance, about 10 to 15 minutes. We asked some ideas at iSite for the restaurants. In the city center was also big (and new?) shopping center.
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Alison H wrote a review Jul 2019
Havelock North, New Zealand132 contributions63 helpful votes
A central location and very clean presentation make this motel good for a quick stay in Palmerston North. Nothing flash but everything you need is there, it is all extremely clean and priced well. One tip to the cleaners, please don't tuck the electric blanket cords under the mattress - how is the guest supposed to find them? We mistakenly thought there was no electric blanket and it was a very cold night. Found the cords eventually but it would be better if the cords were easily visible.
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Date of stay: July 2019
Sleep Quality
Trip type: Travelled with family
I_Love_Coffee wrote a review Apr 2019
Waikanae, New Zealand15 contributions1 helpful vote
There is 1.25m one side of the bed and 0.75m the other side. There is nowhere to put a suitcase, the shower is strong and powerful but just over luke warm even when on "HOT". The bed was adequate. I dislike places where you have to get water from the hand basin and there is nowhere to wash dishes except the hand basin. Add to that a noisy weird heating system - And it cost $140 per night for one person. Not a great night in Palmy at all at a dated motel unit.
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Date of stay: May 2019
Trip type: Travelled on business
Room Tip: Don't bother you can find much better value in Palmerston North.
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Response from BELLAPN, Owner at Bella Vista Motel Palmerston North
Responded 13 May 2019
Thank you for alerting us to the hot water problem, on investigation we found the thermostat was faulty, this has now been replaced. As to size of room this is advertised as a small or compact studioYou were happy with the bed, we have recently replaced all our beds with an orthopedic range which give a superior support.We are in process of updating furnishings with new curtains, and the carpet was replaced in January 2019. Regards Erin
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Alipa50 wrote a review Mar 2019
Wellington, New Zealand1539 contributions212 helpful votes
We stayed one night over a weekend. The room was small however very clean and had everything we wanted for a moderately priced motel. The staff were helpful and friendly making us welcome. I would happily stay here again.
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Date of stay: March 2019
Dave&Claire wrote a review Feb 2019
10 contributions
The couple managing this motel were very nice indeed and very friendly. The room was fine for the night we needed it. Location was good and the owners recommended places to visit nearby. Wheelchair accessibility was good here.
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Date of stay: January 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
bianca5699 wrote a review Oct 2018
Tauranga, New Zealand209 contributions61 helpful votes
Stayed here for work and wasnt expecting too much but was really pleased with what I found here. Its a basic looking place but spotlessly clean - the lino actually shone! The shower hot water and water pressure was amazing and there was a heated towel rack and fan heater in the bathroom so all toasty and warm. The hair dryer was a good one - not one of those horrid cheap things stuck on the wall you often find in hotels and motels. Also excellent was the heating in the bedroom and the fast free internet access. I had a quiet room set back from the busy road. Location is close enough to walk to city centre or the gardens.
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Date of stay: October 2018
Lynda S wrote a review Jul 2018
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Had booked for 5 nights. Was called stupid by the host. "Upgraded" us to a room that had a non working spa bath. Wifi was cut on day 3. Moved rooms on day 4 which was ok but couldn't cook meals. Close to town and supermarkets. I have stayed in better for far less. On Facebook they mentioned that in July would get free continental breakfast but never happened.
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Date of stay: July 2018
Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Upstairs rooms have less room noise
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Response from BELLAPN, Owner at Bella Vista Motel Palmerston North
Responded 6 Aug 2018
Hi Lynda, We accept that at checkin there was confusion and apologise for not assigning you to room type [twin studio]that you booked. The upgrade to a one bedroom suite was in acknowledgement of this. During your stay we were in daily contact, the complaints if mentioned would have been explained. eg. Spabath has a main power switch away from bath, the breakfast offer was for our loyalty card holders who booked direct to the motel, your booking was with an online travel agent. The free Wifi connection was reinstated as soon as we were informed by your son of the disconnection. We thank you for the opportunity to address your concerns and we wish your son well with his studies at Massey University. Regards Erin Mills
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US$91 - US$98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Bella Vista Motel Palmerston North
Which popular attractions are close to Bella Vista Motel Palmerston North?
Nearby attractions include Victoria Esplanade Gardens (0.8 km), Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science & Heritage (0.9 km), and New Zealand Rugby Museum (0.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Bella Vista Motel Palmerston North?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and a hot tub.
What food & drink options are available at Bella Vista Motel Palmerston North?
Guests can enjoy breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Bella Vista Motel Palmerston North?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Bella Vista Motel Palmerston North?
Conveniently located restaurants include Arranged Marriage Restaurant, Haru Japanese Restaurant, and Table 188.
Is Bella Vista Motel Palmerston North located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.9 km away from the centre of Palmerston North.
Are any cleaning services offered at Bella Vista Motel Palmerston North?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Bella Vista Motel Palmerston North offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and conference facilities.
Is Bella Vista Motel Palmerston North accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.