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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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48 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were very friendly and helpful. The parking was a bit tight but it was close enough to park and walk to town. Provided everything that was needed. I would recommend this as a quality place to stay.

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Thank Bronwyn H
RoseCityMo, Owner at Rose City Motel, responded to this review

Hi Bronwyn. Thanks very much for your review and for taking the time to make it. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and hope to see you again one day. Kind Regards, Glenn & Jodie, Rose City Motel.. More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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128 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Rose City is comfortable, clean and central. If you want to be within walking distance of the centre of Palmy and all the restaurants then the Rose City is a good choice. The friendly hosts will look after you well.

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Thank DavidBrittain
RoseCityMo, Owner at Rose City Motel, responded to this review

Hi David, Thank you very much for your review and for taking the time to make it. We are pleased to hear that you were comfortable and enjoyed your stay with us. Our location is a bonus especially in circumstances such as yours, when your are travelling all day. We are sure in is nice to to be able to... More 

Whakatane, New Zealand
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43 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed at Rose City Motel a few times & is our favorite Palmerston North motel. With only 5mins walk to supermarket, liquor outlet, restaurants & slightly more to the City Center. The units are always very clean and modern. The proprietors are interested & interesting to talk to. On our last stay we were arriving late(10pm). Our curtains... More 

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Thank 01Tricky
RoseCityMo, Owner at Rose City Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review and for taking the time to make it. It's always nice to arrive to a warm room, especially when you have been traveling at night. We are glad to hear that you enjoy staying with us, and it is so nice to receive your feedback. Thank you again. Kind Regards, Glenn &... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Great little apartment suite, everything was incredibly tidy and comfortable. Took a little while to warm up as it was a freezing day and the windows were open to air it out, but the heater did the trick. Excellent location, only a 5 minute walk to The Plaza and the city centre - lots of off-street parking too. Service was... More 

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Thank Antony B
RoseCityMo, Manager at Rose City Motel, responded to this review

Hi Antony, Thanks very much for your review and for taking the time to make it. We are glad that you contacted us in the early hours regarding the inconsiderate actions of the guests in the next unit. I want to assure you that this sort of situation rarely happens, but on the very odd occasion that it does, we... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here on a business trip. The room I was in was a bit outdated and had a very musty smell to it. The room was two levels, one single with a fold out couch down stairs and a queen plus single upstairs. The self contained kitchen had everything you needed and the bathroom had a massive spa bath... More 

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Thank Legna00
RoseCityMo, Owner at Rose City Motel, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your review and for taking the time to make it. About 2 years ago we took on the massive task of giving all of our units a major refit, including re-piping, complete new kitchens and bathrooms, and new fittings. We did this rather then just offering a cosmetic touch up to our units. It has been... More 

Matamata, New Zealand
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

We have stayed in a couple and tried some other motels around the Palmerston North city area. We find this one the best and now all our colleagues stay here with us too when we come for company business. Nothing much you can fault here. The units we have had all have a large bathroom which is clean and well... More 

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Thank j0anne221
RoseCityMo, Owner at Rose City Motel, responded to this review

Hi Joanne, Thanks very much for your kind review and for taking the time to make it. You'll be pleased to know that we have it in our plans to go to king sized beds, but just need to finish off the renovations of the remaining few of our units first. We are glad that you enjoy staying with us,... More 

Gisborne, New Zealand
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66 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

This is such a nice place to stay. The room was modern and very roomy. The bed was comfortable , the location was so close to town (we walked everywhere) and the staff are very friendly and couldn't do enough to help us with any queries. I would definitely stay again :-)

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Thank Jenona
RoseCityMo, Owner at Rose City Motel, responded to this review

Hi Jenona, Thanks very much for your kind review and for taking the time to make it. it was a pleasure to have you stay with us, and we are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your time in Palmerston North. Kind Regards, Glenn & Jodie, Rose City Motel. More 

Rotorua, New Zealand
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

Have stayed here with the family every Waitangi Weekend for superstock teams for possibly 7 or so years now, and the service from day 1 has been amazing. Quite possibly the best value for money hotel I have stayed in. Rooms are big and quiet, the aircon is a godsend and the renovations are amazing too. No major drawbacks at... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for one night recently and hated it. It was clean however so dark and dingy. It seriously gave me the creeps. The shower was over a bath and when you stepped in it the plastic moved so was unstable which was made it unsafe. Again I stress it was clean but that was the only good point.

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Thank Lauren R
RoseCityMo, Owner at Rose City Motel, responded to this review

Hi Lauren, We are obviously extremely disappointed with your review. We have been owners of the Rose City motel for over 7 years now, and this is the first poor review we have received. It is one too many for us. Over the past 3 years we have undertaken a major renovation of the motel which involves completely new kitchens... More 

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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in one of the family apartments. Although dated it was very clean and had all you could need. It was nice to be able to relax downstairs in the spa bath or watch TV while our daughter slept upstairs. The free WiFi and sky was a bonus. We will be back😃

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rose City Motel, quality accommodation in the centre of Palmerston North. With newly renovated studio, spa studio, one bedroom and executive units, we have perfect motel suite for that special occasion, business trip or family holiday. Conveniently situated just a 3 minute walk from The Square with shops, theatres, cafes, restaurants at your doorstep. All units with free Ultra fast internet access, and Sky Guest Select 50+ Channels for your viewing pleasure. The airport, universities, golf & other sporting amenities are nearby. On-site facilities include spa pool, squash court, guest laundry, and peaceful garden area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rose City Motel

Address: 120-122 Fitzherbert Avenue, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Palmerston North
Price Range: $88 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rose City Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 26
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