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    Big Five Motel

    154 Park Road, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent59%
    • Very good36%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “big park” (2 reviews)
    “single bed” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Kitchenette
    Pets Allowed
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    11 - 15 of 58 reviews

    Reviewed 5 August 2015

    Stayed at this hotel with a friend while in town for the weekend. The lovely owner checked us in and provided us with directions to our destination. Parking was available directly outside our apartment. The room was very well serviced, beds were a good size...More

    Thank MarlboroughMan
    Response from BigFiveMotel, Owner at Big Five MotelResponded 30 August 2015

    Thank you for a positive review. We are glad you had a comfortable and quiet night with us. Look forward to catching up with you on your next stay.

    Reviewed 16 July 2015

    We brought our mini shunauzer but no extra charge for dog. Also the owner called me to propose a bigger room for dog just extra $10. I was impressed. Quite a few motel allows dog so I do recommend the motel for dog lovers but...More

    Thank Snowycookatoo
    Response from BigFiveMotel, Owner at Big Five MotelResponded 18 July 2015

    It was great hosting you and your dog. Your doggy is always welcome to visit us. We look forward to your next visit.

    Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

    Our first visit to big five motel was great . The owners daughter was looking after the place - what a lovely hostess - nothing was a problem. Room was nice and quiet and had everything we needed. There was a yummy welcome biscuit an...More

    Thank Jenona
    Response from BigFiveMotel, Owner at Big Five MotelResponded 18 July 2015

    Glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you were well looked after. We look forward to hosting you again when you are next in town.

    Reviewed 28 April 2015

    We visit NZ each year, at least once, and love the place. Had never stayed in Palmerston North before and were on our way in a tight circuit back to Wellington via Tongariro National Park, The 'Naki and its eponymous, elusive Mount Taranaki, Rotorua, Whakatane...More

    Thank growingold_never13
    Response from BigFiveMotel, Manager at Big Five MotelResponded 18 July 2015

    Thank you for choosing to stay at our motel and that you are keen to come back to us on your next visit. We look forward to hosting you both.

    Reviewed 5 April 2015

    Really enjoyed our stay, very warm welcome at reception, great decor and very clean rooms. Lovely touch with the Easter Eggs and good quiet location off the main road and not far from the centre of town.

    1  Thank Zippygirl61
    Response from BigFiveMotel, Owner at Big Five MotelResponded 10 April 2015

    We are happy that your stay was a memorable occasion. We enjoyed hosting you and look forward to your next visit.

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$83 - US$174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 14
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Manawatu-Wanganui Region >
    • Palmerston North
    • Also Known As
    • Big Five Motel Palmerston North, North Island
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    Room Tips
    "We find it very quiet and were towards the back off the units down stairs."
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    "the room we had was the two bedroom unit it had two bathrooms and with two girls this made life very simple."
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    "Lower rooms are larger and many have ensuites."
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    "We stayed in room 4 at back and on a corner and it was a convenient to a shared outdoor table too."
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