4.3 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

Palm Motel Waihi places you steps from Pacific Islands and within a 20-minute stroll of Gold-mining Museum and Art Gallery. 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.

Within a 30-minute drive of this 3-star Waihi motel, attractions include Karangahake Gorge and Whangamata Beach.

Twin Studio

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$94 per night

Studio, Kitchenette

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Queen Studio

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Large Studio

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Family One Bedroom

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

One Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Palm Motel Waihi ratings based on 54 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.3 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 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Palm Motel Waihi

Everyone (33) Couples (10) Family (10)
5 out of 5
Friendly and efficient. Well placed property easy to find

Posted by on 27 Apr. 2019

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28 Apr. 2019 by Alison

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, we hope to see you again soon.

5 out of 5
No fuss to check in. Owner friendly & helpful. Room a little small. Had to wash dishes in a plastic tub as no kitchen sink but clean and tidy and perfect for me for a night stop over after the Rail Trail.

Posted by on 27 Apr. 2019

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28 Apr. 2019 by Alison

Thank you for your review, yes we provide this for our guest who stay in our basic studios, sinks and kitchen amenities are available in our Kitchenette studios. thank you for taking the time to leave a review, we hope to see you again soon

4 out of 5

Posted by on 21 Apr. 2019

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24 Apr. 2019 by Alison & Richard

Thank you for your review

4 out of 5

Posted by on 15 Apr. 2019

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16 Apr. 2019 by Alison

Thank you for your review

4 out of 5
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Posted by on 14 Apr. 2019

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1 May 2019 by Alison & Richard

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5 out of 5
Amazing service and really accommodating staff. Ololder style that had been tastefully decorated, very comfortable beds

Posted by on 16 Mar. 2019

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17 Mar. 2019 by Alison & Richard

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5 out of 5
Accommodation was a generous size. Very clean and comfortable.

Posted by on 9 Feb. 2019

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10 Feb. 2019 by Alison & Ricahrd

Thank you for taking time to leave a review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to you visiting again.

5 out of 5
Great room thanks. We enjoyed our stay and the owners were lovely

Posted by on 13 Jan. 2019

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14 Jan. 2019 by Alison & Richard

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon.

2 out of 5
Very disappointed. Very noisy with with permanent tenants that have no consideration for other paying customers .especially at night. Cars reving .people yelling an shouting .people stomping past our door late at night. Wouldnt recomend it an wont be staying again

Posted by on 11 Dec. 2018

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14 Dec. 2018 by Richard and Alison

Thank you for your review. As discussed before you left, we tried continually to keep them quiet, they eventually left but returned later. For your information we will no longer be accepting these clients, once again per our conversation please accept our apologies for the inconvenience on your 2nd night.. Kind regards

5 out of 5
Really welcoming owners nothing was to much trouble gave helpful information for our journey ahead and surrounding area, upgraded room as i had booked wrong one no extra cost thank you so much for that, room was great very clean and ideal for our stay, recommend this friendly motel !! thank you again from Sunderland uk

Posted by on 4 Dec. 2018

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8 Dec. 2018 by Alison

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, it was lovely meeting you, we hope to see you again. Kind regards, Alison & Richard

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

  • Outdoor pool1
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • 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.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • 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

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pets

  • 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 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

Fees

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 Motel
  • Palm 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.