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Fitzherbert Castle Motel

124 FItzherbert Ave, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was looking for accommodation during a busy time while the National Secondary School's volleyball competition was on. Diane was quick to contact me and happy to fit me into a well appointed room. Room 2 is at the base of the stairs and very quiet indeed given the potential of noise next to a busy road. I had no... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Stayed at this motel recently on business. Great location, friendly hosts, windows that actually open. A clean and comfortable place to stay. I also enjoyed the park and river walks in close proximity to the motel.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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13 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Absolutely loved my stay at this motel. I was in town for work over a 5 day period and booked in for the week. The motel managers are just the nicest people and so helpful. The service, parking and room was excellent. My room was large (larger than expected). And really appreciated having windows that opened and looked out over... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The receptionist was very friendly and helpful. We got upgraded to a king unit. Very clean and tidy. Full array of television channels. Plunger coffee supplied. Loved the milk in a reusable bottle. We will be staying there again.

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Stayed in a studio unit, receptionist was friendly and obliging, This room was very clean and tidy, loved how you couple purchase in room snacks, my only gripe would be only getting two towels, when you have long hair it would be good to have a spare towel or two in the room so that your travel companion doesnt have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

i spend a lot of time on the road and have stayed in hundreds if not thousands of hotels in NZ, Australia and the USA but it is a long time since I have stayed in a motel that, while a little dated, exudes ambience, comfort and caters for all of the little whims a travel appreciates. Absolute cleanliness, all... More 

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Karikari Peninsula
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

As seasoned travellers who spend 150 nights a year in motels we're always after value, great sleep, ultra cleanliness, location and service. This motel ticks all the boxes with the added advantage of owners who really care about their business and go out of their way to be helpful. Room 9 where we stayed is very roomy, large spa bath,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We stayed two nights at the Fitzherbert Castle and were very impressed. The hosts were very friendly and welcoming. The room was absolutely spotless and everything was in excellent condition and very comfortable. There was minimal traffic noise however the fridge in the room did occasionally become quite loud. If you are a light sleeper you could unplug it!

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Sydney, Australia
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25 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We stayed here just one night on our way to Wellington. The rooms are comfortable and spacious, and the hotel is located on the street that leads out of Palmerston North to Wellington, just minutes from downtown. Down the road is a nice Irish pub with delicious hearty meals at amazingly low prices, and it has some great local ciders... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Stay regularly here during my travels around New Zealand. One of the best value for money motels around, Clean and tidy, the hosts are friendly and hospitable. Free Wifi is a bonus and the location to the heart of Palmy is great in terms of restaurants etc. Also they do a hearty cooked breakfast which sets you up for the... More 

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