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4.2 out of 5

"My daughters and I stayed here on our way up to Auckland airport, the host Rob was so welcoming and this really set the tone for our stay. The tranqu ... " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 28 Jan 2018

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Hotel Description

At Palm Motel Waihi you'll be within a 20-minute stroll of Gold-mining Museum and Art Gallery and Waihi Arts Centre & Museum. Highlights at this motel include in-room free WiFi, patios and LCD TVs.

You can enjoy satellite TV, ceiling fans and hairdryers, featured in all 11 rooms. In-room dining is easy with amenities like fridges and microwaves.

Enjoy the outdoor swimming pool, spa tub and pool loungers. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. Continental breakfast is available daily between 8:30 AM and 10 AM. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

With a stay at this 3-star Waihi motel, you'll be 11.6 km (7.2 mi) from Karangahake Gorge and 31.9 km (19.8 mi) from Whangamata Beach.

Queen Studio

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$104* Per night/room 8 Dec. - 9 Dec.

Studio, Kitchenette

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Twin Studio

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Large Studio

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Family One Bedroom

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

One Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Palm Motel Waihi ratings based on 57 Verified Reviews

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

Guest reviews for Palm Motel Waihi

Everyone (33) Couples (11) Family (12)

Property Features

Palm Motel Waihi offers its guests an outdoor pool and a spa tub. WiFi is free in public spaces. Palm Motel Waihi also features a BBQ, a garden, and a picnic area. Free self parking is available. This 3-star Waihi motel is smoke free.

  • 1 floor
  • 11 guestrooms or units
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Airport: Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.) (129.9 km / 80.7 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Palm Motel Waihi offers 11 forms of accommodation with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Rooms open to patios. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and microwaves. Bathrooms include a shower. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. 30-inch LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

  • Private patio
  • LCD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenware
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Heating
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a continental breakfast daily from 8:30 AM to 10 AM.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site.

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 8:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 8:30 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM.
Guests arriving after 8:30 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.


  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.


  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome


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 are 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. Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Only service animals are allowed
  • No lifts
  • Debit cards not accepted


Optional extras

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

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 15 for adults and NZD 15 for children (approximately)

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

Hotel Names

  • Palm Motel Waihi
  • Palm Waihi
  • Palm Motel Waihi Motel
  • Palm Motel Waihi Waihi
  • Palm Motel Waihi Motel Waihi

You should know

  • The seasonal pool will open in November and close in February.

National Rating

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

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.