Alpha Motor Inn

3.0 star property
Palmerston North motel in city centre

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Alpha Motor Inn

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Overview of Alpha Motor Inn


Very good

Property highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Laundry facilities
31 Victoria Avenue, Palmerston North, Manawatu, 4410
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Garden
  • Fridge in a common area
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Limited hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Microwave
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Daily housekeeping

Room options

Fantail Family 2 Bedrooms

  • 70 sq m
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 Queen Bed and 5 Single Beds

Fantail Family 1 Bedroom

  • 60 sq m
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 Single Beds and 1 Queen Bed

Weka Studio

  • 25 sq m
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Single Bed

Tui Studio

  • 30 sq m
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Single Bed

About this area

What's nearby

  • Heart of Palmerston North

Getting around

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


  • Brew Union Brewing Company - 8 min walk
  • Wabi Sabi - 7 min walk
  • Cafe Eminem - 7 min walk
  • Pompeii's Gourmet Pizza - 12 min walk
  • Noodles ' N Dumplings - 12 min walk

About this property

Alpha Motor Inn

A great choice for a stay in Palmerston North, Alpha Motor Inn is only 3.3 mi (5.4 km) from the airport. Free perks include WiFi and self-parking.


Chinese (Mandarin), English

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 20 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM
  • Express check-out available
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and key retrieval information; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • One child (2 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • On-site parking includes off-street options

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas
  • No alcohol served on site

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Shared fridge

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage


  • 2 buildings/towers
  • Built in 1975
  • Garden


  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch Smart TV
  • Digital TV channels

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Fan
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Window screens

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Free cot/infant bed
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Soap and shampoo
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Mini fridge
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Dining table
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Local maps
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Cleaning supplies

Special features

Awards and affiliations

Eco-certified property
This property participates in Qualmark Sustainable Tourism Business Award – a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage and the local economy.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 3 per cent

Children & extra beds

  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
This property does not have lifts.
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited.
Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and outdoor lighting on site.
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and mobile payments. Cash is not accepted. 
Mobile payment options include: Google Pay and Apple Pay.

Also known as

Alpha Motor Inn
Alpha Motor Inn Palmerston North
Alpha Motor Palmerston North
Alpha Motor Inn Motel
Alpha Motor Inn Palmerston North
Alpha Motor Inn Motel Palmerston North

Frequently asked questions

Does Alpha Motor Inn offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Alpha Motor Inn 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.
Are pets allowed at Alpha Motor Inn?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Alpha Motor Inn?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Alpha Motor Inn?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Express check-out is available.
What is there to do at Alpha Motor Inn and nearby?
Alpha Motor Inn has a garden.
What's the area around Alpha Motor Inn like?
Alpha Motor Inn is a short 9-minute drive from Palmerston North (PMR-Palmerston North Intl.) and 13 minutes' walk from The Square.



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10/10 Exceptional

Good handy access
Kimberley, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great Shower Pressure woohoo
Jackson, 2-night trip
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4/10 Fair

coffee and milk not topped up only had 3 sachets of coffee and 3 small containers of milk which was not replenished the 3 nights we were there. No sky tv only 1,2,3 channels. Sorry but will not stay there again. Toilet moved when sat on.
Larry, 2-night family trip
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2/10 Poor

Jasmine, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Grant, 1-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

Very basic
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10/10 Exceptional

friendly staff
Zu zhe, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

The bed was very uncomfortable
Shane, 1-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

I particularly loved the decor in the rooms. Loved the N.Z. themes.
Anne, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Simple check in and out. Easy and quick. Good amenities. Clean. Very happy
Mark, 1-night business trip
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