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A'La Vista Motel

171 Fitzherbert Ave, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
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Ranked #11 of 22 hotels in Palmerston North
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014
Allan O Wellington, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Wellington, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

My wife and I visit Palmerston North occasionally and thought that for this occasion we would give the A'La Vista motel a go. We were very glad that we did. Not only were we able to check in early, we were offered a complimentary upgrade. What a great motel. The room we had was excellently presented, very very clean. Very... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

We apparently caught the lady at reception on a bad day!! She made us feel very unwelcome and was squabbling over the amount we had paid for the room online, and how many people i had booked for, we had booked a family unit sleep in 6, there were 4 adults one infant. Also we told 2 different things about... More

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alavistamotel, Owner at A'La Vista Motel, responded to this review

Please accept my apology, I was unaware the bad news I had just received (via a phone call) had carried over to you. We generally can pride ourselves on our cheerfulness and helpfulness, I do hope we are able to change your mind and welcome you back for another stay. More

Hamilton, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

We came in late at night. The arrangements with keys were perfect, with no hitches. The unit had a lovely spa bath.... great after a long drive. There were no problems checking out a little later than 10. Great customer service all round.

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Tutira
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

The comfort and cleanliness of this motel is second to none. Its quiet & well maintained. The best heater I have ever encountered in a motel. The spa bath was exceptional in that all the jets worked. The housekeeping staff were tidy in appearance and cheerful. Plus good value for money. We will be back

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Napier
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

Stayed here on Saturday 25 May 2013 for a night in a studio room which had 1 King Bed and a Single Bed. There was a huge double spa bath. I was travelling with a friend as our daughters were playing in a Basketball Tournament. From the time we checked in i was impressed. Friendly reception staff even though they... More

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

Thanks to family, we found this great motel a while ago and when in the area, always go back there. The rooms are very comfortable, clean, warm and quiet. The owners and staff are very helpful and friendly, and great rates. Very happy to recommend this great motel.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

Just stayed here and agree with previous reviews, good value, sign/ entrance appears old but interiors newly redone, neat, good bed, shower, and kitchen, friendly staff, even enjoyable pool. 5 min walk to square/ shopping or 5 minute drive to MU. Only other thoughts are to check wotif which was $20 less than website, ask for room without neighbours to... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

We stayed here one night after finding the motel on Wotif. It was a standard motel room but pleasant enough with a couple of extra touches, such as a jar of mints. The spa bath was excellent. The breakfast was very good and delivered right on time. The proximity to town and other restaurants was very good. If it hadn't... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

Nice, clean room with comfortable bed. Bathroom a little damp smelling and mouldy. Some hooks in the bathroom to hang clothes while bathing would be good as all around the bath gets very wet when taking a shower. Staff were not particularly friendly but maybe they were tired as it was a late in the week. The motel is in... More

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Christchurch NZ
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30 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

I found this motel on Wotif and got a very good deal for one night on my way through to Wellington. I requested a room with a bath and apparently got an upgrade, though the ad for the room on Wotif suggested this was one of two alternatives anyway. Either way I was very happy with the room, the service... More

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Address: 171 Fitzherbert Ave, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Palmerston North
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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17 Spacious Ground floor units - a mix of studio/Family/Double spa bath units.Kitchen facilities in all units. Wireless internet available in all units, 7 channel Sky TV, Swimming PoolCooked/Continental Breakfast available. ... more   less 
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