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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The guy I booked the room through months in advance over the phone was a lovely and accommodating bloke (Lawrence). However when we arrived for the weekend a couple who were the owners the motel were there and they were anything but accommodating. I found them somewhat inhospitable and awkward to talk to, as if they were bothered and put... More 

Thank Feletifata
Hong Kong, China
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103 reviews
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Reviewed 9 September 2016

Stayed 2 nights for NZ$258 via booking.com. Expensive compared to other similar motels in NZ in winter. Something around or below NZ$200 would be more reasonable, but no other choices of motel in the centre of Otorohanga. About 5 mins walk from the centre of Otorohanga. Almost directly opposite supermarket. Free temporary membership to Otorohanga Club, about 200 metres away... More 

Thank nyalpi
Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed overnight at this handy motel to the Glowworm Caves . The lovely Lucy was a happy face to greet us at the end of a long day . This is an ideal motel with a comfy bed and all facilities. Would recommend to anyone .

Thank Amanda L
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 20 April 2016

We were very tired when we arrived. The managers greeted us warmly, and made us feel very welcome. They were able to suggest restaurants to have dinner, and arranged for a local restaurant to deliver a take away to our motel. We had two bedrooms which were very clean, with a lounge and kitchenette. The bathroom was roomy and clean.... More 

Thank elaine d
Whidbey Island, WA
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22 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 8 March 2016

My husband and I needed a place to stay one night that was near Waitomo Caves, on our way to Taupo. The Palm Court served our needs well. Staff was very friendly and helpful, starting with giving us final directions by telephone and signaling to find the place. It turned out we were within eyesight, so he waved us over.... More 

Thank NahanniRafter
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

The manager was lovely!! I don't know what the last review was about! We had a great chat and he gave us recommendations to best places to eat in town. The room was clean, the bed was comfy and the shower was good pressure. Wifi was excellent. There was also a location film scout there who also said he prefers... More 

Thank skyeashleigh86
Toronto, Canada
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53 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 7 February 2016

We were booked into the Otorohanga & Waitomo Motels, I had the emails and confirmation papers in hand, signed and dated by their now ex- manager. The motel showed no booking for me and my travelling partners and no available rooms. After consulting with the present owners of O & W Motels, the temporary receptionist phoned the Palm Court Motel... More 

Thank iamtullahlula

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Opotiki, New Zealand
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3 reviews
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Clean...good shower pressure..good bed....motel was fully booked parking tight ....even though this motel is on the main road if you have a room closer to the office it is relatively quiet have stayed here several times and each time been lucky enough to get a room away from the hiway

Thank 7bash
Mudgee, Australia
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Reviewed 19 January 2016

This was a one night stop over after the Waitomo caves. We were booked in up stairs and as they were not booked out they offered to move us from near the road to a room at the back. The owners themselves said that the road noise was a night a bit troublesome as it is right near the truck... More 

Thank Jill K
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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19 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 6 January 2016

We stayed one night for work as a stopover, clean & tidy room, and a little bigger than usual, The motel is well situated on the main road, only a few minutes walk from the town centre. The bathroom was also a lot bigger than usual, with very good water pressure (Great Shower).

Thank Steven N

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Palm Court Motel

Address: Cnr Clark & Maniapoto Sts - SH3, Otorohanga, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Otorohanga
Price Range: $133 - $220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Palm Court Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Managers very helpful. Motel has everything you need. Close to town”
 of 5 bubbles 881elained, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Rooms away from the main road.”
 of 5 bubbles jillk614, 18 Jan 2016 | Read review
“room on the second level are quieter as seen from other reviews”
 of 5 bubbles Ianheng, 17 Aug 2015 | Read review
“If you are a light sleeper, ask for an upstairs room - there is not enough baffling between the floors and if someone with kids is above you, it does sound like a herd of elephants has taken up residence.”
 of 5 bubbles Pheather11, 15 Mar 2015 | Read review
“We got room (9) - didn't get much road noise at all. No A/C - but the pedestal fan was sufficient for airflow and comfort. We did shut the bathroom window as well as the other room's window's and door. With one of the side windows open in the lounge area.”
 of 5 bubbles AngeKane, 13 Mar 2015 | Read review
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