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Brisbane
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28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very nice motel. Our room was out the back and was very quiet and clean. Everything was here and the bed was large and comfy. Carparks were many and easily accessible This motel is near the city square so was an easy walk in to the shops.

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Thank Grannylynne
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Comfy, warm, friendly host, easy going as we had a few visitors who came around for a cuppa (as we were only visiting for the weekend) and host didn't seem to mind, kitchenette had everything needed, tidy, Jet bath was a highlight for kids, sky channels, WiFi, 2 tvs in spacious room, enough beds for all! Easy parking, great location.... More 

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Thank Krystian L
Wellington
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15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We went here a few years in a row for our anniversary. They have a lovely romance package. Hosts were always friendly and helpful and also made yummy brekky brought to our room. Would recommend for a cheap little getaway.

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Thank Katie Z
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 2 November 2015

First of all we booked over the phone with 2 weeks advance wanting to book for a 6 person room, the guy was very persistent saying we could even fit 7 in the room which was perfect so we booked agreeing to $145 for all six people for 1 night. We arrived to check in and wanted to pay with... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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250 reviews
55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2014

This cost us $120 and frankly, it could have been worth it but was probably about $30 too much in our case. I'll start with the good stuff - nice big room with a good heater (great for a chilly Palmy afternoon), great location - only about 5 minutes to the edge of town centre, a big spa bath and... More 

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Auckland
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121 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2014 via mobile

A La Vista was a bit cheaper than the other motels but don't let that worry you Our unit was recently refurbished and very clean and very quiet being well off the road Great little motel to stay at and will diffidently use again Staff friendly and willing to help

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1 Thank GM007_1
Wellington, New Zealand
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37 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2014

My wife and I visit Palmerston North occasionally and thought that for this occasion we would give the A'La Vista motel a go. We were very glad that we did. Not only were we able to check in early, we were offered a complimentary upgrade. What a great motel. The room we had was excellently presented, very very clean. Very... More 

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Thank Allan O
Nelson, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 September 2013

We apparently caught the lady at reception on a bad day!! She made us feel very unwelcome and was squabbling over the amount we had paid for the room online, and how many people i had booked for, we had booked a family unit sleep in 6, there were 4 adults one infant. Also we told 2 different things about... More 

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Thank 73Natasha
alavistamotel, Owner at A'La Vista Motel, responded to this review

Please accept my apology, I was unaware the bad news I had just received (via a phone call) had carried over to you. We generally can pride ourselves on our cheerfulness and helpfulness, I do hope we are able to change your mind and welcome you back for another stay. More 

Hamilton, New Zealand
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2013

We came in late at night. The arrangements with keys were perfect, with no hitches. The unit had a lovely spa bath.... great after a long drive. There were no problems checking out a little later than 10. Great customer service all round.

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Thank enjays
Tutira
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 July 2013

The comfort and cleanliness of this motel is second to none. Its quiet & well maintained. The best heater I have ever encountered in a motel. The spa bath was exceptional in that all the jets worked. The housekeeping staff were tidy in appearance and cheerful. Plus good value for money. We will be back

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
17 Spacious Ground floor units - a mix of studio/Family/Double spa bath units.Kitchen facilities in all units. Wireless internet available in all units, 7 channel Sky TV, Swimming PoolCooked/Continental Breakfast available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about A'La Vista Motel

Address: 171 Fitzherbert Avenue, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Palmerston North
Price Range: €78 - €93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — A'La Vista Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Some rooms have bigger living spaces than others so if going to have visitors over might want to ask for room with bigger lounge area.”
 of 5 bubbles , 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Don't book here”
 of 5 bubbles chancharbren, 2 Nov 2015 | Read review
“The family units are not bad.”
 of 5 bubbles 73Natasha, 25 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Ask for room without neighbours to avoid possible smoking or conversation noise.”
 of 5 bubbles JohnGaltUs, 28 Feb 2013 | Read review
“Just let them know if you need a quiet room, or away from the security lighting. They'll see you right.”
 of 5 bubbles BS09032014A, 16 Aug 2012 | Read review
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