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Palm City Motor Inn

#11 of 47 Hotels in Napier
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31 Georges Dr.,, Napier, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We only stayed here one night but good base to see Napier in a day. The main bedroom is in the living/kitchen area, with an additional 2 bedded separate room. Note there is a microwave but unlike other motels/apartments we've stayed in no hob or oven but there was a restaurant on site. Laundry facilites are available with a small... More 

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PalmcityMI, Owner at Palm City Motor Inn, responded to this review

It was lovely to meet you and your family. Perhaps next time you visit you should upgrade to the family apartment which have cooking facilities, rather than the one bedroom studio. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in New Zealand. Dean and Helen Young More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We were extremely pleased with this place. The reception we received yesterday on our arrival was friendly and welcoming. The room was very quiet, clean and comfortable and had an awesome spa bath. They were very kind letting us bring our dog with us. Will definitely be coming back. Thank you.

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PalmcityMI, Owner at Palm City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We hope you are successful in finding a house here in sunny Hawkes Bay. Dean and Helen Young More 

Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I come to Napier regularly and always stay here. Family units are fabulous as we have two teens and they sleep upstairs away from 'the olds' which they prefer. The units are good too. The only thing I would love is to have a bar and restaurant open all the time. The owners are always very helpful and friendly. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is a friendly and welcoming home away from home the rooms are warm clean and very comfortable the restaurant has great food and a relaxed atmosphere. The host are just great. I stay here every month along with many others on a regular basis and you will not beat value for your dollar in the Hawkes Bay ,

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PalmcityMI, Owner at Palm City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks Neil. It is always a pleasure to host you here at Palm City. We look forward to seeing you again next month. Dean and Helen Young More 

Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I just returned from a 10 day stay in Napier, Hawkes Bay to visit a friend. The room was very clean and the owners were friendly and able to answer almost all my questions. Their restaurant has a short but varied breakfast menu. The dinners can be anything from a salad to a several course meal. I was able to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

A very lovely and clean place. Owners are a lovely and friendly couple. Very accommodating for our needs as we were in Napier for speedway racing and they had the room for our race trailer. Would not hesitate to stay there again.

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PalmcityMI, Owner at Palm City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review Sue. It was lovely to meet you and your family. We hope your son does well in his adventures overseas. Dean and Helen Young More 

New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I stayed here for one night on my way to play golf at Cape Kidnappers after driving down from Auckland (en route I stopped by Hobbiton to see the movie set). I think it’s a great alternative to the much more expensive Lodge at Cape Kidnappers. The owner and I communicated via email multiple times since I was arriving after... More 

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PalmcityMI, Owner at Palm City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Great to hear the positive feedback. It was a shame you arrived too late to use the laundry facilities but glad you understood the policy is in place so as not to disturb our guests. We hope your game of golf went well. Dean and Helen Young More 

Greater Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Lovely central quiet motel. Within walking distance to town. Spa baths lovely. Outdoor swimming pool ideal for children. Enjoyed our stay and would definitely stay again when travelling to Napier. Recommend strongly to all travellers passing through

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PalmcityMI, Owner at Palm City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We pride ourselves on the peacefulness of the motel complex allowing our guests to unwind. We are so glad you appreciated this. Dean and Helen Young More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Lovely couple own and run palm city, and they are fantastic. Very friendly and helpful. My room was clean and well kept. It's a real bonus being able to order meals from the 'guestaurant'. And they were great value for a basic nice meals. Good variety if you are staying for a while too. Easy walk to Napier shops. I... More 

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thank you for taking the time to write a review and we look forward to seeing you again. Dean and Helen Young More 

Greater Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We used this facility for a family reunion with people coming from a variety of locations. The motel staff were very helpful with our planning and accommodating a variety of people with different needs and requirement. We used the conference room and restaurant and everything was to a high standard. The children enjoyed riding scooters and bikes on the flat... More 

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PalmcityMI, Owner at Palm City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks Bruce and Linda for your lovely review. The motel complex is well suited for families and the big drive is popular for scooters over the summer months. Dean and Helen Young More 

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