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Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for one night. The bed was so warm and comfortable, and you can walk to the square easily which is where I spent the bulk of my limited time in palmy. Loved the spa bath in the bathroom.

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Thank Anna H
MotelOwners, Owner at Fitzherbert Castle Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. Glad you found the bed comfy. Look forward to seeing you again. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We returned today from a week in Palmesrton North and we're lucky to have accomodation organised for us at the Fitzherbert Castle Motel. What a great location to the town centre and a very generous sized room that was well equipped with appliances - jug, microwave, mini fridge. Nice big bathroom and a very effective room heater. Everything was very... More 

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MotelOwners, Owner at Fitzherbert Castle Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. Glad you enjoyed our accommodation and our close proximity to the town centre. Look forward to welcoming you back! More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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43 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

just a one night stay before an early flight out. Nice warm welcome, very spacious room, with large bed, tub chair, small table & two chairs and desk (plenty of room). A really nice comfortable room with a luxury feel to it. Very clean and tidy also. Although on main road, it was very quiet. Cooked breakfast was also great.

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Thank Todd M
Hastings, New Zealand
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20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We have traveled to Palmerston North quite often and really do like staying at Fitzherhert Castle. Proprietors Geof and Diana make you real welcome. The walk to the Plaza just a stone throw away and the breakfasts that Geoff says he cooks ! real worthy of the cause.The units are extremely tidy and our choice of unit 8 or 9... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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56 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

What a pleasant surprise ... Quiet even though on a busy street. Central and within walking distance to local Mall.Clean room, comfortable bed.Lovely breakfasts. Will stay again ... The only odd thing was a knock on the door at 0300 one night! We suspect someone got the wrong room!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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32 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016

This is a nice, clean, not fancy,2-story motel in Palmerston North. We booked here on our way north from Wellington in order to avoid another expensive night in Wellington. Owners Diana and Jeff were VERY nice; Jeff offering to take our bags upstairs (we accepted) and downstairs (we declined). Diana walked us down the street about 100 meters to show... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2016

What nice people ! We had a huge room with complete kitchen facilities. Although it's on a main road, our room at the back was very quiet and very comfortable. We walked to very large supermarket in a shopping centre and could cook well in the cute kitchen area.

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Thank Sparrow2014
Christchurch, New Zealand
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123 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Stayed for just one night to break the trip from Wellington to the Central Plateau. Large studio room, older style but clean. Refillable milk bottle from reception was a nice touch rather than plastic bottle. Within walking distance to a nice Thai restaurant and shops.

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Thank jessiev25
Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2015

We enjoyed our stay here. A large comfortable room and a very friendly welcome. Good value. We felt valued and comfortable and would choose to stay there again. The room was clean and the hotel was obviously cared for. Nice bathroom too.

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Thank Sarah J
Auckland
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 November 2015

I spent a week here when I was in town for a course. I found the room to be comfortable and clean and reasonably priced. The owners where lovely and accommodating. definitely planning on staying again and would recommend to others.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Laundry Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Quality accommodation conveniently located within easy walking distance of the city centre, conference venues, Palmerston North's cafe & boutique quarter, the Plaza, Victoria Esplanade, theatres & art galleries. Wireless Broadband Internet, on-site parking, CCTV, charge back facilities from city restaurants, spa baths in most units, all units designated non-smoking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fitzherbert Castle Motel

Address: 124 Fitzherbert Avenue, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Palmerston North
Price Range: $113 - $129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Fitzherbert Castle Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Room 8 or 9 are roomy.”
 of 5 bubbles alexandersZ6562IV, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Guests may be inclined to avoid room on second floor, but thanks to Jeff's assistance, it wasn't a negative for us.”
 of 5 bubbles BruceF197, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The biggest room was upstairs, no lift, but the downstairs rooms were still very spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles Sparrow2014, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ask for an upstairs room,”
 of 5 bubbles thetubmans, 25 Feb 2015 | Read review
“if you have mobility issues notify staff as they have rooms upstairs and downstairs”
 of 5 bubbles daknibbsklan, 8 Nov 2014 | Read review
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