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Palm City Motor Inn

#10 of 47 Hotels in Napier
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31 Georges Dr.,, Napier, New Zealand
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Rating summary
  • 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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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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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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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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Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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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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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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Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

When we arrived, staff were friendly. Pool was very nice and clean with good shelter for the chairs. The bath had sand and hair in it on arrival. Is a bit dated. Rubbish bin in bathroom didn't work. There were no sheets or blanket on the pull out sofa bed. Air conditioning is needed in the rooms. They did have... More 

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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 on our property. We were shocked to hear your comments on cleanliness and wish you had told us whilst you were here so that we could address and correct this with you personally. Sofa beds are only made up if they are requested, ie if the bedding configurations are not... More 

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