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Big Five Motel

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Free self-parking
DVD player
Select Comfort beds, iron/ironing board

Overview of Big Five Motel

Big Five Motel

4.0 star property
Upmarket motel in West End
9.0 out of 10 Superb
9.0/10 Superb

52 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Pet-friendly
  • Free parking
  • Laundry facilities
154 Park Road, Palmerston North, 4410
Main amenities
  • Breakfast available
  • Room service
  • Babysitting
  • Business centre
  • Laundry service
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Barbecue grills
  • Free newspapers in the lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance
For families
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Fridge
  • Laundry facilities
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • HDTV
  • BBQ(s)

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In West End

Getting around

  • Palmerston North (PMR-Palmerston North Intl.) - 9 min drive


  • McDonald's - 18 min walk
  • Joseph Street Kitchen - 18 min walk
  • Burger King - 12 min walk
  • Kfc - 19 min walk
  • Carl's Jr. Palmerston North - 17 min walk

About this property

Big Five Motel

Enjoy your visit to Palmerston North with a stay at Big Five Motel. Fellow travellers like the walkability.


Afrikaans, English

Cleaning and safety practices

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 14 rooms


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • No cots (infant beds)
  • Babysitting*


  • Pets stay for free


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Free off-site parking nearby

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • BBQs
  • Room service (limited hours)

Travelling with children

  • Babysitting (surcharge)

What to do

  • Bike rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby

Working away

  • Business centre


  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Luggage storage


  • Wheelchair-accessible
  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • DVD player

Home comfort

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Selected Comfort mattress

Freshen up

  • Partially open bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hairdryer

Stay connected

  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Fridge

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Late checkout can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 20 (subject to availability)

Children & extra beds

  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge

Hygiene & cleanliness

Social distancing measures are in place.


This property accepts major credit cards.

Also known as

Big Five Motel
Big Five Motel Palmerston North
Big Five Palmerston North
Big Five Motel Motel
Big Five Motel Palmerston North
Big Five Motel Motel Palmerston North

Frequently asked questions

Does Big Five Motel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Big Five Motel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Big Five Motel?
This property confirms that social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Big Five Motel?
Yes, pets stay free.
Is parking offered on site at Big Five Motel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Big Five Motel?
You can check in starting at 2 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of USD 20 (subject to availability).
What is there to do at Big Five Motel and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities such as cycling and practise your swing at the nearby golf course.
What's the area around Big Five Motel like?
Big Five Motel is a short 13-minute walk from Victoria Esplanade and 15 minutes' walk from Centrepoint Theatre. Travellers recommend the motel for its walkable location.







Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Exceptional

Roger, 7-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Friendly and great location
Julie, 1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great pet friendly accomodation. Jenny was very hospitable checking if there was anything we needed daily. Definitely would stay there again
Aletta, 6-night family trip
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6/10 Good

Advertised as luxury studio but fell far short of luxury.
Lorraine, 4-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Clean and tidy, plenty of room to park, quiet courtyard at back of room.
Erin, 1-night family trip
Verified Wotif guest review

6/10 Good

Will be nice once the renovations are finished. Staff was more the helpful and keen to lend a hand. Loverly stay. I felt my Ute and dogs were safe.
1-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Nice and comfortable motel
1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Nice facilities but the tvs are not hd. Nice to have a tv in the room as well as the lounge
1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Vincent, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night business trip
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