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4.5 out of 5

"The property is central. It is well equiped and furnished. The unit we had was noisy from the unit above as the hot water system is noisy. We could al ... " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 01 Apr 2021

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Hotel Description

Drovers Motor Inn places you in the center of Palmerston North, within a 30-minute stroll of The Square and City Library. Highlights at this motel include in-room free WiFi and LCD TVs.

IPod docks, sitting areas, and satellite TV are featured in all 19 individually furnished rooms. Refrigerators, microwaves, and stovetops make in-room dining convenient. Additionally, Netflix, ceiling fans, and safes are available.

This motel offers free WiFi in public areas, a garden, and barbecue grills. Added amenities include laundry facilities and luggage storage. English breakfast is available daily between 8:00 AM and 9:00 AM. There's also the convenience of a free airport shuttle.

With a stay at this 4-star Palmerston North motel, you'll be 2.2 km (1.4 mi) from Te Manawa and 2.6 km (1.6 mi) from New Zealand Rugby Museum.

Executive Studio

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$129* Per night/room 21 Apr. - 22 Apr.

One Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Two Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Drovers Motor Inn ratings based on 139 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Drovers Motor Inn

Everyone (76) Couples (44) Family (20)
3 out of 5
The property is central. It is well equiped and furnished. The unit we had was noisy from the unit above as the hot water system is noisy. We could also hear movements from above as there seemed to be a loose floor board.

Posted by on 1 Apr. 2021

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1 Apr. 2021 by Marty

Hi and thanks for the review, it is appreciated. I am sorry your stay was less than your expectations and if we get another opportunity to host you then we will endeavor to give you an upstairs room. Regards Marty

5 out of 5
Lovely clean and tidy room, comfortable bed and handy to where I needed to be. Friendly and helpful staff to welcome and show me to my room

Posted by on 14 Mar. 2021

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14 Mar. 2021 by Marty

Hi and thank you for taking the time to review us, it is appreciated. Cheers Marty

4 out of 5
Very good. Handy to food outlets Not too noisey

Posted by on 3 Mar. 2021

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3 Mar. 2021 by Marty

Thank you for the review, it is appreciated. Regards Marty

4 out of 5

Posted by on 29 Aug. 2020

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1 Sep. 2020 by Marty

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We look forward to hosting you again some time soon. Kind regards Marty

5 out of 5

Posted by on 20 Mar. 2020

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20 Apr. 2020 by Marty

Thanks very much for your rating, it is appreciated.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 8 Mar. 2020

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20 Apr. 2020 by Marty

Thanks very much for your rating, it is appreciated. Regards Marty

5 out of 5
The room and facilities were very clean and updated. Staff and owners were friendly and helpful and made us feel at home. We stayed for 3 quiet and restful days. Just what we needed! We will definitely be staying here next time we are in Palmerston. 100% recommend 😁

Posted by on 25 Feb. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

25 Feb. 2020 by Susan

Thank you for your review, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to seeing you again.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 12 Jan. 2020

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15 Jan. 2020 by Susan and Murray

Thank you for your rating, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay

5 out of 5
Super friendly and helpful hosts. The rooms were just lovely and spacious. Most definitely recommend

Posted by on 30 Nov. 2019

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30 Nov. 2019 by Susan

We really appreciate your review and glad you had a great time. Many Thanks

5 out of 5
very good and friendly people, the service was pleasing

Posted by on 28 Oct. 2019

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31 Oct. 2019 by Susan

Thank your feedback and staying with us at Drovers Motor Inn. We look forward to seeing you next time you are in Palmerston North

Property Features

As a guest of Drovers Motor Inn, you'll find barbecue grills, a garden, and laundry facilities. WiFi is free in public spaces. A roundtrip airport shuttle is free (available on request). Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4-star Palmerston North motel.

  • 1 building
  • 19 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Airport: Palmerston North (PMR-Palmerston North Intl.) (4.1 km / 2.6 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle

Room Amenities

Drovers Motor Inn offers 19 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and safes. These individually furnished accommodations have separate sitting areas. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. 42-inch LCD televisions come with satellite channels and Netflix. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Sitting area
  • IPod dock
  • LCD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Netflix
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenware
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Unique furnishings
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy English breakfast daily from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 1 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 8 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 8 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8 AM - 8 PM.
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 24 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after 8:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 25.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No onsite parking is available. Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds. This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

  • No lifts
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • Events/parties not allowed
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 16 and NZD 20 for adults, NZD 16 and NZD 20 for children (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 25.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Drovers Motor Inn Palmerston North
  • Drovers Motor Inn
  • Drovers Motor Palmerston North
  • Drovers Motor
  • Drovers Motor Inn Motel
  • Drovers Motor Inn Palmerston North
  • Drovers Motor Inn Motel Palmerston North

You should know

  • Drovers Motor Inn offers transfers from the airport. Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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