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Aztec Motel

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Outdoor pool, pool loungers
Building design
Standard Double or Twin Room, Non Smoking, Kitchenette (Studio kitchen) | Living area | 32-inch flat-screen TV with digital channels, TV, Netflix
Standard Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Non Smoking, Shared Bathroom (Unit) | In-room dining

Overview of Aztec Motel

Aztec Motel

3.5 star property
Suburban motel with outdoor pool, near Palmerston North Hospital
8.8 out of 10 Fabulous
8.8/10 Fabulous

127 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry facilities
  • Non-smoking
109 Ruahine Street, Palmerston North, 5301
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Concierge services
  • Picnic area
  • Barbecue grills
For families
  • Playground on site
  • Microwave
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Roslyn

Getting around

  • Palmerston North (PMR-Palmerston North Intl.) - 4 min drive


  • Columbus Cafe - 19 min walk
  • Rose and Crown Olde English Pub - 11 min walk
  • Pizza Hut - 17 min walk
  • Joe's Garage Palmerston North - 3 min drive
  • Streetwise Coffee - 12 min walk

About this property

Aztec Motel

A great choice for a stay in Palmerston North, Aztec Motel is only 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from the airport. Guests looking for a bite to eat can visit Cravings Cafe, which serves local and international cuisine. An outdoor pool and a snack bar/deli are offered, and in-room conveniences at this Mediterranean motel include fridges and microwaves. The pool and comfortable beds get good marks from fellow travellers.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
The property is disinfected using an electrostatic spray
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 16 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 20
  • 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 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 20


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free uncovered on-site self-parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge) each morning 8:00 AM–1:00 PM
  • Coffee shop
  • BBQs
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Playground
  • Trampoline
  • Children's games
  • Toys
  • Pool toys
  • Children's books
  • Pool gate
  • Fence around the pool

What to do

  • Access to nearby indoor pool
  • Discount at nearby fitness centre
  • Bike rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Ski runs nearby
  • Scooter/moped hire nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Bike storage
  • Pool loungers


  • Built in 1972
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Library
  • An outdoor pool
  • Bike parking
  • 100% renewable energy
  • At least 80% of lighting from LEDs
  • Comprehensive recycling policy
  • Reception hall


  • No lift (single-level property)
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Step-free path to entrance

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Digital TV channels
  • Netflix

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning and heating
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laundry detergent

Sleep well

  • Premium bedding
  • Travel cot

What to enjoy

  • Individually decorated

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
  • Electrical adapters/chargers

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • High chair
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee
  • Paper towels


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Eco-friendly cleaning products provided
  • LED light bulbs
  • Recycling
  • Water-efficient toilets only
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Local maps
  • Restaurant dining guide

Special features


Cravings Cafe – This café specialises in local and international cuisine. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • High chair fee: NZD 5 per accommodation, per stay

Optional extras

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately NZD 10 to 25 for adults and NZD 10 to 25 for children
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guest room doors are sealed after cleaning.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC).


Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
This property does not have lifts.
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited.
This property uses eco-friendly cleaning products.
Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards on site.
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Best Western Aztec
Best Western Aztec Motel
Best Western Aztec Motel Palmerston North
Best Western Aztec Palmerston North
Aztec Motel Palmerston North
Aztec Palmerston North
Aztec Motel Motel
Aztec Motel Palmerston North
Aztec Motel Motel Palmerston North

Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Aztec Motel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Aztec Motel?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Aztec Motel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Aztec Motel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Aztec Motel?
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). Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Aztec Motel and nearby?
During the winter, enjoy nearby recreation such as snowboarding and skiing, and return when the snow melts for cycling and hiking. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours and hunting. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the motel's other amenities, which include a picnic area and a garden. Aztec Motel also has access to a nearby indoor pool.
What's the area around Aztec Motel like?
Aztec Motel is in Roslyn, a short 4-minute drive from Palmerston North (PMR-Palmerston North Intl.) and 5 minutes' walk from Palmerston North Hospital. Travellers say that the area is walkable and ideal for skiing.







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Property conditions & facilities




8/10 Very good

Comfortable and clean and suited our overnight stay.
1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Nice lounge to relax in with comfortable sofas.
Codie, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

We absolutely loved our unit, everything we needed was there and everything was very clean. Such a stunning place, would definitely like to stay again.
Hine-Maria, 3-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Manette, 1-night family trip
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6/10 Good

We were sent three messages in the days leading up to check in demanding our check in time and also reminding us that they do not provide temporary accommodation. Not really what we want to hear as paying guests who are not sure of our arrival time and had prepaid for the room.
Simon, 1-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Awesome place, owners very mice and helpful.
Julie, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Cheers for the stay!
Kiwi, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Clean and tidy. Great parking
Wayne, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

KIRSTEN, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Manette, 1-night trip
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