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Braemar Motor Lodge

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177 Ruahine Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wanganui, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to stay and great location.host was just charming,would probably stay in a dump if she was the host.Showed us to our room which was a nice extra touch.Room was very,very clean,couldn't find any fault there.Decor great,modern and up to date.Bed very comfortable.Loved the bathroom,shower would be great for wheelchair access.It was the little touches like decent tea bags,also... More 

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Braemar_Motor_Lodge, Owner at Braemar Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Dawn and Clive, It was a pleasure having you stay with us for Clive's birthday and thank you for taking the time to write the review. We are really pleased that your stay was so enjoyable. We look forward to your next visit with us. Kind regards, Vickie More 

Dublin, Ireland
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217 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1,012 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just stayed one night coming from Turangi on the way to Wellington. Good parking outside the room. Room was nice, clean and a decent size. The kitchen was great. Internet was free in the form of vouchers which was handy. There's a limit as with a lot of the golden chain motels but handy that it was free as some... More 

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Whanganui
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We had a lovely overnight stay at the Braemar Motor Lodge. The service was great and the room was cosy and well set out, it was warm and clean. We would definitely stay there again. And the spa bath was divine. We were given a room away from the road

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We stayed the night here in the family unit. The rooms were very nice and clean and the beds were very comfortable. The host was really nice and super friendly. The room was very well equipped and the motel is close to all amenities. Thanks for a great stay.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

So warm and comfy enjoyed staying there, recommend all my family and friends. Service was excellent and perfect Close to all amenities, the whole complex was so beautiful to wake up to. Very clean just perfect. Everything about this motel was superb. Thank you very much..

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

My husband and i so enjoyed our stay got to meet Vicky and San awesome couple Thank You so much for your hospitality. The room we slept in was warm,comfy and clean and in walking distance to where we had to go (Hospital) to see my brother in-law and close to where they were living.The whole Braemar Motor Lodge is... More 

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Hawera, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at the Braemar Motor Lodge in Palmerston North. Our room was nice and cosy. There was a spa bath which we also enjoyed. Some of the décor is a little worn but ok. I would have given the Braemar an extra star if the main bed had been more comfortable, it was really the only... More 

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Braemar_Motor_Lodge, Manager at Braemar Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of Braemar Motor Lodge. We are pleased that you found your room nice and cosy and less traffic noise than other Palmerston North motels. We were sorry you found the bed a bit uncomfortable. It is really difficult to get a bed that suits every guest, but we will certainly take on board what... More 

Paihia, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This was a great place to stay!! Very very friendly helpful staff too. We found the room to be very clean and comfortable, although I would say the pillows are too firm. We had a large triangular spa bath in our room which was nice at the end of a long day! Also, we had spacious courtyard with lovely garden... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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76 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I arrived at the motel during a storm and the lovely lady who checked me in ran to my car with an umbrella so I didn't get wet, and then did this again when taking me to my unit - very sweet of her! The unit was nice and clean and I will happily stay there again. Very reasonable priced... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

The Braemar Motor Lodge is a very well managed, clean and tidy place to spend a few nights. It is within walking distance of the town centre (20 minutes). Our hostess for five nights (Vicki) made us really welcome and no request was too much trouble.

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