We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

“Nice rooms, good location” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bentleys Motor Inn

Best prices for -
Enter dates for best prices
Check In dd/mm/yyyy Check Out dd/mm/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 3 more sites!
Bentleys Motor Inn
NewZealand
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Nice rooms, good location”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2009

We've stayed here twice. The rooms are nice and reasonably spacious. There were bath robes provided both times. The spa bath was large and well maintained. The room service was good. The bedroom was rather small but satisfactory and had a closet and extra pillows/blankets and ironing facilities. The kitchen facilities were just right for a short stay. The staff were nice. Having a carpark out front for each room, at ground level, was extremely convenient and much appreciated. Its just a short walk to town and right by a supermarket/ petrol station/ bottle shop/ chemist. The first time we got a rather dirty throw on our bed which was disappointing and the second time the neighbours were using a jack-hammer I think, which woke us up at around 6.30am. Otherwise very nice, and met our requirements.

  • Stayed March 2009, travelled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
1 Thank summerholidayers
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review

62 reviews from our community

Traveller rating
    31
    22
    6
    2
    1
See reviews for
19
14
Solo
0
21
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Traveller tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (14)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
18 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2008

I have stayed in the Bentley Motor Inn twice this year and both times I have been completely happy with the accommodation. This review covers the executive room, which is possibly the most expensive accommodation per night in the entire region (but cheaper than the base rate some of the big city hotels) and as such you would expect it to be very good.

The front four rooms of the property are all executive rooms. This means you get a little more road noise, but you don’t get wet entering your front door. The rooms are well lit, well heated, and well stocked with enough items in the kitchenette to handle any meal. High end TV & DVD, microwave and stainless steel bench tops are complimented with modern furniture and bedding. The bathroom has very nice heated floors which are great on cold mornings. The internet was fast and reasonably priced at $5/night, but watch out for the charges if you go over your daily limit. Parking was adequate and there was a gym & squash court to burn up some calories (but I didn’t have time to use either of them).

On the (very small) negative side, I would say there may be a few problems for the less technically minded. Neither of the two rooms had the TV set tuned correctly. There was an unlabeled remote which operated the sky light that I was afraid the wrong button may open it and let the rain in. Even the sink in the bathroom had a plug that took me a few goes to work out (it was a push button design). I understand that the owners chose king singles for flexibility, but I found that the ridge in the middle when the two beds were joined was less comfortable and allowed cold air to come up from the floor.

And the worst crime of all was a complete lack of little biscuits to have with your cup of tea.

In summary, highly recommended.

  • Liked — 5 star all the way
  • Disliked — Nothing
  • Stayed September 2008
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Check-in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Business service (e.g., internet access)
Helpful?
3 Thank brett-au
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Palmerston North hotels
1.7 km away
Econo Lodge The Villas
Econo Lodge The Villas
#20 of 25 in Palmerston North
3.5 of 5 bubbles 100 reviews
0.8 km away
Distinction Palmerston North Hotel & Conference Centre
Distinction Palmerston North Hot...
#4 of 25 in Palmerston North
4.0 of 5 bubbles 304 reviews
0.1 km away
Copthorne Hotel Palmerston North
Copthorne Hotel Palmerston North
#9 of 25 in Palmerston North
3.5 of 5 bubbles 301 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.2 km away
Hotel Coachman
Hotel Coachman
#10 of 25 in Palmerston North
4.0 of 5 bubbles 197 reviews
0.2 km away
Cornwall Motor Lodge
Cornwall Motor Lodge
#1 of 25 in Palmerston North
4.5 of 5 bubbles 127 reviews
0.3 km away
Aubyn Court Spa Motel
Aubyn Court Spa Motel
#2 of 25 in Palmerston North
4.5 of 5 bubbles 145 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Bentleys Motor Inn? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Bentleys Motor Inn

Property: Bentleys Motor Inn
Address: Cnr Linton & Chaytor Streets, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Palmerston North
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Room Service Spa Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 37 B&Bs / Inns in Palmerston North
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): €
Hotel Class:4 star — Bentleys Motor Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 26
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Bentleys Motor Inn are a luxury accommodation provider in central Palmerston North. Bentleys provide their guests with a range of rooms and prices to suit all tastes while also ensuring guests are given the best value for money and luxurious but affordable accommodation. Bentleys Motor Inn provides two different spa alternatives, a standard spa bath and a spa pool large enough to fit 4. Bentleys exceed the expectations of a spa motel by locating the larger spa pool in its own private room off the bathroom, a feature Bentleys Motor Inn can boast as the only accommodation in the area to provide. As Bentleys are located on a side street they are able to ensure quiet accommodation while also being within walking distance to the central town area, one of few Palmerston North area that can provide this. Bentleys Motor Inn are also the only accommodation provider in the Palmerston North area to have their own Squash Court on the premises as well as a Gym & Sauna, all of which are free for guests to use. They also have ample off street free parking. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com, Booking.com and Agoda so you can book your Bentleys Motor Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing