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Fitzherbert Castle Motel
Fitzherbert Castle Motel
8.7 Excellent
124 Fitzherbert Avenue, Palmerston North, New Zealand
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0.6 km from city centre, Palmerston North 
ExcellentBased on 1,567 reviews
8.7

Fitzherbert Castle Motel offers a comfortable setting when in Palmerston North. It also provides an express check-in and check-out feature, meeting rooms and a beauty centre.

A'abode Motor Lodge
A'abode Motor Lodge
8.5 Excellent
35 Ruahine Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand
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2.3 km from city centre, Palmerston North 
ExcellentBased on 187 reviews
8.5

A'Abode Motor Lodge offers 4-star accommodation in Palmerston North. It provides complimentary Wi-Fi, a sauna and a Jacuzzi.

The Esplanade Motel & Conference Centre
The Esplanade Motel & Conference Centre
8.4 Excellent
305-307 Fitzherbert Avenue, Palmerston North, New Zealand
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1.9 km from city centre, Palmerston North 
ExcellentBased on 351 reviews
8.4

ASURE Colonial Court Motel provides comfortable 4-star accommodation in Palmerston North. It also offers free bicycle rental, a swimming pool and a free shuttle service.

Chancellor Motor Lodge and Conference Centre
Chancellor Motor Lodge and Conference Centre
8.9 Excellent
131 Fitzherbert Avenue, Palmerston North, New Zealand
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0.6 km from city centre, Palmerston North 
ExcellentBased on 547 reviews
8.9

Chancellor Motor Lodge and Conference Centre offers 3-star accommodation in Palmerston North. It also features meeting rooms, a terrace and room service.

Bella Vista Motel Palmerston North
Bella Vista Motel Palmerston North
8.0 Excellent
172 174 Fitzherbert Avenue, Palmerston North, New Zealand
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0.9 km from city centre, Palmerston North 
ExcellentBased on 204 reviews
8.0

Bella Vista Motel Palmerston North provides comfortable 4-star accommodation in Palmerston North. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of free Wi-Fi throughout their stay.

B K S Motor Lodge
B K S Motor Lodge
9.0 Excellent
102 Cuba Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand
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0.6 km from city centre, Palmerston North 
ExcellentBased on 180 reviews
9.0

Strategically located in the heart of the city, this 5-star motel makes for an ideal base in Palmerston North. It also offers a beauty centre, an express check-in and check-out feature and a sauna.

Legends Motel
Legends Motel
8.2 Excellent
114 Fitzherbert Avenue, Palmerston North, New Zealand
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0.5 km from city centre, Palmerston North 
ExcellentBased on 501 reviews
8.2

Legends Motel is located in Palmerston North and features complimentary Wi-Fi. It also provides bicycle rental, room service and a beauty centre.

Aztec Motel
Aztec Motel
8.7 Excellent
109 Ruahine Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand
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2.0 km from city centre, Palmerston North 
ExcellentBased on 679 reviews
8.7

Boasting an outdoor pool, Aztec Motel is located in Palmerston North and offers comfortable accommodation. It provides free Wi-Fi, a playground and an express check-in and check-out feature.

Kiwi Studios Motel
Kiwi Studios Motel
8.4 Excellent
107 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North, New Zealand
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0.4 km from city centre, Palmerston North 
ExcellentBased on 252 reviews
8.4

Conveniently located in the heart of the city, this 3-star motel makes for an ideal base in Palmerston North. Those staying at the property can also enjoy free Wi-Fi access during their stay.

Distinction Palmerston North Hotel & Conference Centre
Distinction Palmerston North Hotel & Conference Centre
8.1 Excellent
175 Cuba Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand
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0.4 km from city centre, Palmerston North 
ExcellentBased on 623 reviews
8.1

Strategically located in the centre of the city, this 4-star hotel makes for an ideal base in Palmerston North. It also offers a swimming pool, a lake and 24-hour room service.

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Average price in Palmerston North:$128/night
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$107 - $167
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$112 - $134
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About Palmerston North

Set on the banks of the Manawatu River, Palmerston North is an urban city with a rural heart and a young, upbeat vibe thanks to Massey University. It's surrounded by the rich farmlands of New Zealand's Manawatu region, home to some of the country's best produce.

Things to do

Blending history, art and culture, the Te Manawa Museum offers a fascinating glimpse at New Zealand's rich Maori roots. Inside you'll find a treasure trove of artefacts, interactive exhibits and a kid-friendly play area.

New Zealand boasts one of the best rugby teams on the planet. There's no better place to discover the history of the famous All Blacks than at the New Zealand Rugby Museum. It's packed full of memorabilia, from vintage jerseys to the official whistle used to start every Rugby World Cup.

Palmerston North is a great base for exploring the Manawatu region. The 10-kilometre-long Manawatu Gorge Track is a scenic place to stretch your legs, winding past panoramic lookouts and hidden swimming spots. The Rangitikei River is another hub for outdoor activities, with opportunities to go kayaking, white-water rafting and bungy jumping.

Palmerston North is anchored by The Square, a spacious public plaza that features tree-shaded benches, manicured lawns, a giant chess board and Maori carvings. On weekends The Square hosts events, such as the Food Truck Feast and the Village Night Market.

Getting around

Thanks to its flat landscape, bicycles are a fun and eco-friendly way to get around Palmerston North. Rental cars and a well-serviced bus system make it easy to explore the Manawatu region. Palmerston North Airport is a 10-minute drive out of town.

Palmerston North travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Palmerston North?

    Copthorne Hotel Palmerston North is a very popular hotel in Palmerston North, with a score of 8.0 from 3,402 reviews. Quality Suites Central Square (7.9 from 1,118 reviews) and Harringtons Motor Lodge (8.1 from 462 reviews) are also highly rated Palmerston North hotels based on recent feedback from HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel near The Square?

    Reviews of Copthorne Hotel Palmerston North recommend it as a good place to stay near The Square, scoring 8.0/10 from 3,402 ratings.

  • How much do hotels in Palmerston North cost?

    Palmerston North hotels have an average price of $150/night (based on searches on HotelsCombined in the last 3 days). For a 4-star hotel, the average price is $153/night, and if you are looking for a 5-star hotel in Palmerston North then the average price is around $260/night.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Palmerston North?

    HotelsCombined searches in the last 3 days suggest cheap Palmerston North hotels have prices starting from as low as $31/night, depending on the popularity of your requested dates.

  • How much is a hotel in Palmerston North tonight?

    Palmerston North hotels start at $115 for tonight; however, the average price of accommodation is about $154. Many 4-star stays can be found in Palmerston North tonight, with prices starting at $115. These prices were found on HotelsCombined within the last 72 hours.