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A'La Vista Motel

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Auckland, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

First of all we booked over the phone with 2 weeks advance wanting to book for a 6 person room, the guy was very persistent saying we could even fit 7 in the room which was perfect so we booked agreeing to $145 for all six people for 1 night. We arrived to check in and wanted to pay with... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This cost us $120 and frankly, it could have been worth it but was probably about $30 too much in our case. I'll start with the good stuff - nice big room with a good heater (great for a chilly Palmy afternoon), great location - only about 5 minutes to the edge of town centre, a big spa bath and... More 

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Auckland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

A La Vista was a bit cheaper than the other motels but don't let that worry you Our unit was recently refurbished and very clean and very quiet being well off the road Great little motel to stay at and will diffidently use again Staff friendly and willing to help

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 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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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
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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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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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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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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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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about A'La Vista Motel

Address: 171 Fitzherbert Ave, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Palmerston North
Price Range: $90 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — A'La Vista Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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