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Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Within around 10 minutes walk to the City Centre, this Motel has it all. From the very pleasant welcome to the smiling farewell, we could not fault this motel. Large L-Shaped room with comfortable Queen Sized Bed, (plenty of pillows) and kitchen facilities (Microwave, Toaster, Fridge etc). Bathroom very modern with all that you will need...and you can order breakfast...

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Gillen S, Owner at Chancellor Motor Lodge & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. It is always nice to hear that guests have enjoyed the ease of staying with us and the comfort of the suites. We look forward to hosting you again in the future.

Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed in the two bedroom suite with our two young girls at a last minute decision. Best place we have stayed in in Palmy yet! Friendly hosts. Very spacious and clean room. Big spa bath! It was great! Close walking distance into the city. Highly recommend this place to stay! Unfortunately we only stayed one night but will definitely...

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Gillen S, Owner at Chancellor Motor Lodge & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. It is always nice to hear that guests have enjoyed the ease of staying with us and the comfort of the suites. We look forward to hosting you again in the future for perhaps a longer stay.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Palmerston North has many motor lodges so there has to be some reason to choose one and the Chancellor I found was good for a number of reasons - the price was reasonable, the decor was exactly as shown in the advertising, the room was huge, the bath nice to relax in whilst also having a shower cubicle in the...

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Gillen S, Owner at Chancellor Motor Lodge & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Chancellor and your great review. It is always nice to hear that guests have enjoyed staying with us and you enjoyed the comfort of our suites. We look forward to hosting you again in the future.

Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We travel to Palmy quite often (work & 'children') never stayed here before but it's now top of the list for the future!! Hosts: so genuine and welcoming. Room: we chose a room with a spa bath - spacious, well equipped, SPOTLESSLY clean. Bed was huge and wonderfully comfortable!! Looking forward to returning. (Breakfast is also fabulous and excellent value...

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Gillen S, Owner at Chancellor Motor Lodge & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Thank you Ange for choosing to stay with us and taking the the time to write such a fabulous review. Glad you enjoyed your stay and our breakfast. See you again in the future.

Paraparaumu, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 November 2016

The Chancellor is a overall is a very solid choice for accomodation without being spectacular. It is well situated just a few minutes walk from the Square and is just around the corner from the Plaza which is the main Mall in Palmy. The room we choose had a good sized double spa bath, which was very nice. The room...

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Gillen S, Owner at Chancellor Motor Lodge & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. It is always nice to hear that guests have enjoyed the ease of staying with us and the comfort of the suites. We look forward to hosting you again in the future.

New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the Chancellor for two nights while attending a conference there. My room was very clean, modern and nicely furnished. The room was spacious and had a little kitchenette which was well equipted. The bathroom had a large corner spa bath which I didn't use but looked like it would fit two people easily. Good quality toiletries were...

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Gillen S, Owner at Chancellor Motor Lodge & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. It is always nice to hear that guests have enjoyed the ease of staying with us and the comfort of the suites. We love our location and the fact it's so handy to town for our guests to stroll into. We look forward to hosting you again in the future.

Hastings, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Excellent location and our units were very spacious and spotlessly clean. Staff friendly and very helpful. Our 2 bedroom unit had a wonderful large spa bath and kitchen facilities to cater for whole family, Overall a lovely place to stay central to town.

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Gillen S, Owner at Chancellor Motor Lodge & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. It is always nice to hear that guests have enjoyed the ease of staying with us and the comfort of the suites. We look forward to hosting you again in the future.

Manawatu-Wanganui Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 May 2016

We will return again, as have done in the past, for very clean, spacious, pleasant accomodation. Not super duper flashy but very close to town, and the winner for us in regard to friendly helpful staff.

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Gillen S, Owner at Chancellor Motor Lodge & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us when you come to Palmerston North. We look forward to hosting you again in the future.

Bay of Plenty Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 May 2016

My husband and I stayed here in March for Uni, and we are returning again this month. One of the best stays at a motel with excellent service from the hosts and the cleaning ladies. (Very friendly and professional staff). The rooms were of a very high standard, comfortable bed, loved the spa and swivel tv (that I could watch...

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Gillen S, Owner at Chancellor Motor Lodge & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the awesome feedback! We have reserved your same suite for your return stay so that you can again take advantage of watching TV from the luxury of the spa. We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

Picton, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Spacious unit with lovely spa bath, beautiful continental breakfast. Easy walk to city restaurants and shops, very friendly and helpful owners. Easy to find, good off-road parking. Recommended, especially for those passing through en route.

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Gillen S, Owner at Chancellor Motor Lodge & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Thank you Loreen, our easy to find location and centrality does make staying with us a breeze. Many return guests say exactly the same thing and is part of the reason they come back so frequently. Of course, the luxurious spa baths and other quality amenities and service are also enjoyed and recommended by returning travellers. We look forward to...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our suites are spacious and stylish, extra touches like private balconies and spa baths will make you feel special. Corporate, leisure and “romantic getaway”. Guests all comment on our friendly environment and pleasant accommodation. “Fantastic room, the customer service is perfect. Felt very welcomed and looked after. Thanks for a great getaway." Our central location enables you to leave your car and take a comfortable walk to the city centre. Massey University is a five minute drive or catch the shuttle bus which goes past our gate. The 30-seat, air-conditioned function venue may be ideal for your event.There are wonderful cafes, restaurants and bars in the nearby CBD serving ethnic food, traditional New Zealand fare with either casual or fine-dining options. A number of restaurants deliver meals to your room or you may prefer to dine out and take advantage of charge-back facilities we offer. “Really loved it here, have sampled many in Palmerston and this is my favourite, will come again.”"This is the cleanest, tidiest motel I have stayed at in New Zealand, and the rooms are so spacious. I will definitely be staying here again." (Richard, Vero Insurance 2012) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chancellor Motor Lodge & Conference Centre

Address: 131 Fitzherbert Avenue, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Palmerston North
Price Range: $128 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Chancellor Motor Lodge & Conference Centre 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Choose a room at the back as the motel is on a main road”
 of 5 bubbles Paullaw, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I would recommend a ground level room, for ease of access, especially if you have a vehicle.”
 of 5 bubbles nrjc, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Lower level spa rooms are great.”
 of 5 bubbles katarina_roa, 10 May 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are faultless.”
 of 5 bubbles Muppygirl5105, 29 Jun 2015 | Read review
“We asked for a quiet room and got one upstairs - it was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Itzipuss, 10 May 2015 | Read review
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