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Otago Region, New Zealand
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152 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Out of town, friendly folks. Heaps of toilets. Nice clean. Enough towels and soap. Free wifi. Free coffee. Big kitchen. Good price. Heaps of parking. Just little road noice. No eating spots closely. .....

Thank TinVet
Atlanta, Georgia
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

I loved my time at Penny's so much I'm absolutely going to stay here again during my next visit to NZ. We had a flat tire on the way from Taupō & they kept the reception open for us till 11pm. Rooms are so comfy and felt like staying at a sweet (clean) relatives house in all the best ways.... More 

Thank Sarah B
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 February 2016

This place is very clean and has nice roomy rooms friendly helpful staff the bathroom was very clean and great shower nice clean soft white fluffy towels there is plenty of off street parking WiFi i discovered this place by chance when looking for another advertised place that had a higher price so great value for money

Thank Steve D
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Stay when ever in Palmy for inexpensive quiet accomodation. The owner is very friendly and helpful. It's centrally located and therefore easy to find, and has free wifi (stronger signal near the kitchen / weaker in the studio unit), tv with all freeview channels, a large dining room, and off road parking.

Thank Sausagepin
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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70 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2012

I stay regularly at Civello when I am working in Palmerston North. The rooms are very clean and comfortable and although they are not ensuite they are all close to bathrooms which are always spotless. The kitchen is great and has everything you would need. Staff are always helpful and friendly giving the place a 'home away from home' feel.... More 

1 Thank angusgott
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2012

We stayed here in may 2012 for 1 night. We arrived late and were greeted by a really nice guy Hanz he was very helpful telling us of a great cheap resteraunt. The room was good it was nice and quiet with free wifi. Over all it was good value for money but the main highlight for me was the... More 

Thank Sihting
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 5 March 2012

I had a group of 19 stay at Civello and it was ideal. We had the main block and the men in our group all stayed comfortably upsatirs while the women were downstairs. The management group were friendly and accommodating and helped us to play to our potential.

Thank Grant M
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 December 2011

Hans looked after me and my friends well, and even allowed us to use the kitchen past opening hours. The kitchen was well equipped and clean. There was also free WIFI (the hours of use are limited though, but connection is good).

Thank PseudoSmore
Te Awamutu, New Zealand
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64 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2011

lovely flat/unit at back of property. well equipped with cooking facilities and utensils. lovely big bathroom and toilet. only down ti this place was the tv which had indoor rabbit ears no sky. and reception not to good. Host was a lovely gent who made us welcome even pointing out a grapefruit tree and telling us to help ourselves. heaps... More 

Thank switchie_nz
Nelson, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 14 October 2011

We are bagpackers, travelling North & South Island, bagpacker's lodge usually will be our preference. However, We chose to stay in this motel because the price is affordable with friendly staff nice environment. We are very satisfied with our choice and a big thanks to Hans for his excellant service (giving extra miles and useful travel tips). He made us... More 

Thank Sian X

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
From $60 per night. Backpackers heaven, boutique style. No sharing of rooms. $90 sleeps 3 people in a room. Very Clean toilets & Showers. Peaceful and quiet. 8 mins walk to city, 10 mins bus to Massey University. Communal kitchen for cooking and big dining for socializing. Free parking. Friendly and helpful staff. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Penny's Accommodation

Address: 186 Fitzherbert Avenue | West End, Palmerston North, New Zealand (Formerly Civello Accommodation)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Palmerston North
Price Range: $73 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Penny's Accommodation 2.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Rooms facing away from the road are quieter”
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