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Providing an excellent review is usually not good when you're a regular. Which we are. But this needs saying: Big Five Motel is one of the best in Palmy. It is THE best for us. The owners go beyond expectation every time. Maybe not cheap,...More
Response from BigFiveMotel, Owner at Big Five MotelResponded 1 week ago
It is always pleasing to hear that we can still meet your expectations after so many visits. Thank you for your kind words and we will see lots more of you and your dogs in the future.
If you're a couple it's well worth spending the extra $20 to upgrade from a studio to a one bedroom. It's twice the size, had two tellys to save bickering over channels and a much more complete kitchen.
Your hosts are a lovely South African...More
Response from BigFiveMotel, Owner at Big Five MotelResponded 3 October 2017
Thank you for your positive review. Our units have different configurations so there's always a perk or two for an upgrade. Glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to catching up when you are next in town.
This is a great place to stay because the staff are friendly and go out of their way to help out. The place was clean and tidy and well looked after. We were able to bring our dog with us. Our dog was made very...More
Response from BigFiveMotel, Owner at Big Five MotelResponded 18 September 2017
Thank you for your glowing review. We are happy that you had such a great stay and your pets are always welcome.
Look forward to catching up with you on your next visit.
I stay in a lot of hotels across Australia and New Zealand. When I am staying in Palmerston North I always choose the Big 5. The staff are the best and the hotel is clean and comfortable, nothing is too much trouble to them. Highly...More
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Response from BigFiveMotel, Owner at Big Five MotelResponded 28 May 2017
It feels so good to get such positive feedback from you. We aim to make your stay a home from home experience and look forward to catching up with you on your next trip through the area.
We really enjoyed our quick stay at Big Five Motel. We stayed in a 2 bedroom unit and we loved how there was two bathrooms! It was also great to have a large fridge/freezer! The kitchen was a great size. The beds were very comfortable...More
Response from BigFiveMotel, Owner at Big Five MotelResponded 8 April 2017
We are happy to know that your stay with us was great. We look forward to catching up with you when you are next in town.
US$77 - US$143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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