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Fitzherbert Castle Motel

124 Fitzherbert Avenue, Palmerston North 4410 New Zealand
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#5 of 19 motels in Palmerston North
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Quality accommodation conveniently located within easy walking distance of the city centre, conference venues, Palmerston North's cafe & boutique quarter, the Plaza, Victoria Esplanade, theatres & art galleries. Wireless Broadband Internet, on-site parking, CCTV, charge back facilities from city restaurants, spa baths in most units, all units designated non-smoking.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast in the room
Highchairs available
Taxi service
Baggage storage
Newspaper
Express check-in / check-out
Street parking
Wifi
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Non-smoking hotel
Shops
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Housekeeping
Telephone
Bottled water
Iron
Kitchenette
Flatscreen TV
Electric blanket
Bath / shower
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Microwave
Minibar
Refrigerator
Kitchenware
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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urbanite88 wrote a review 15 Feb
Auckland Central, New Zealand797 contributions430 helpful votes
Booked 3 rooms for family group, totalling 8 room nights. In Palmy for a family wedding. The room was very clean and the rate very good at $135 a night. The motel is very close to the Mall Entrance with lots of decent shopping and also near a number of restaurants. I liked the walking distance aspect. The rooms were very dark and there is a fan rather than air con. Luckily it wasn’t too hot. Our room had an upgraded bathroom, others did not. There were a couple of issues with the shower not draining in the non renovated bathrooms. The reception manager is friendly, however we requested a later checkout and when refused, asked if wer could just use one of our three rooms, for half an hour, due to a late night the previous day at the wedding. However this was declined. I would have thought request that wouldn’t have imposed on the cleaning schedule too much as the other rooms could have been serviced first. For an $1000+ reservation group, most hotels I’ve stayed in would accomodate this request. Accordingly I have marked down this property, which I rarely do.
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Date of stay: January 2024Trip type: Travelled with family
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Dreamer36032427338 wrote a review Jan 2024
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Quiet steal: Spotless, quiet, and budget-friendly - this stay ticked all the boxes. Secure location and effortless check-in. Would gladly stay again when in town. Thanks for the great night. Highly recommend!
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Date of stay: November 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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LisaKS_12 wrote a review Dec 2023
Auckland, New Zealand53 contributions15 helpful votes
This is our third time staying here and we’ll keep coming back! Have tried various rooms and all have been excellent. It’s a great location only a few mins to the plaza and lots of dining options nearby. The staff who run the place are always so friendly and helpful. The rooms are well appointed and very clean. Extra towels and amenities are never a problem. Great to have a microwave and toaster along with a fridge. Would highly recommend.
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Date of stay: December 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Michelle M wrote a review Oct 2023
Queensland, Australia19 contributions4 helpful votes
Liked my recent stay. Staff very friendly. The bed comfortable and the room clean. Would stay here again. My only negative was coming from Australia, I was very cold, and couldn't find any source of heating for the room until the next morning. A fan heater under the very dark suitcase shelf with front of heater facing towards the wall. So very hard to spot.
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Date of stay: October 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Zane C wrote a review Jul 2023
Taupo, New Zealand216 contributions144 helpful votes
What a lovely welcome by a great host. Thanks for the lollies too. HUGE room. Clean and a comfy bed. Close to town. Great onsite parking too. Well worth the money so its a big tick from me! I'd stay here again!
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Date of stay: July 2023
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KiwiAussie2017 wrote a review Jul 2023
Wellington, New Zealand195 contributions8 helpful votes
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I stayed in a Pentagon room. I liked the shape of it and the brick colours and also the appearance of the rooms that looked like turrets because they all resembled a Castle. It is a little bit loud at night considering it is near Fitzherbert Avenue which is the busiest road in Palmerston North. The Wi-Fi speed was good. I liked that there was a heater in the room to make the room warmer which was key considering I stayed there in Winter. There were 2 pillows per person in the bed which made sleeping slightly uncomfortable. The castle looked great at night.
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Date of stay: June 2023
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JohnandRobynL wrote a review May 2023
Noosa, Australia80 contributions64 helpful votes
Needed accommodation in Palmy while catching up with on old friend. Perfectly located within a 5 - 10 minute walk to town on a very busy road, however we did not hear any traffic noise at all. Room had all we needed but was a little dated and needs sprucing up a bit. Bathroom was tiny. Beds comfortable. Staff pleasant.
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Date of stay: May 2023
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moonlotus18 wrote a review Jan 2023
Hamilton, New Zealand1752 contributions237 helpful votes
Good location in Palmerston North. Room was clean and comfy. Bed and pillows were comfortable. There is a basic kitchen area with a microwave and cutlery. Compact and functional. Friendly service. Would consider staying again. Price was reasonable.
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Travelled on business
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fandingo wrote a review Dec 2022
Auckland, New Zealand224 contributions153 helpful votes
We stayed here for 2 nights, and booked a mini studio which had a microwave, toaster and jug, plus plates, cups and silverware provided, but no kitchen sink to wash the dishes. I asked at the reception if they had some dishwashing liquid so we could use the bathroom sink to wash cutlery, and they advised we leave the used dishes for them to exchange for clean ones. This works only for their dishes but not if you have your own travel mugs or baby bottles etc. The location was excellent, walking distance to lots of shops and restaurants, and the people at reception were very friendly and welcoming, however, we found our room really small and wouldn't stay here again because of the lack of a proper sink to wash dishes.
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Date of stay: November 2022
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007 wrote a review Jun 2022
North Shore, New Zealand1 contribution
What a lovely surprise. Exceptional cleanliness,comfort and staff are amazing. Home away from home. Had everything you need for a comfortable stay and so close ro supermarkets and town amenities and shops. You can literally walk to town 5mins. Highly recommend. I would definitely stay again.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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$113 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Fitzherbert Castle Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Fitzherbert Castle Motel?
Nearby attractions include The Plaza Shopping Centre (0.4 km), Square Edge Community Arts Centre (0.4 km), and Ghost Of The Huia (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Fitzherbert Castle Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and dry cleaning.
Which room amenities are available at Fitzherbert Castle Motel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a minibar, and air conditioning.
What food & drink options are available at Fitzherbert Castle Motel?
Guests can enjoy free instant coffee and a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Fitzherbert Castle Motel?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Fitzherbert Castle Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Pho Nem Hanoi Home Cooking, Cafe Royale, and Namaste Bharat Authentic Indian Cuisine.
Is Fitzherbert Castle 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 Fitzherbert Castle Motel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Is Fitzherbert Castle Motel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.