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The Esplanade Motel & Conference Centre

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In-room safe, blackout curtains, soundproofing, iron/ironing board
Fridge, microwave, coffee/tea maker, electric kettle
In-room safe, blackout curtains, soundproofing, iron/ironing board
In-room safe, blackout curtains, soundproofing, iron/ironing board

Overview of The Esplanade Motel & Conference Centre

The Esplanade Motel & Conference Centre

3.5 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
305-307 Fitzherbert Avenue, Hokowhitu, Palmerston North, 4410

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationVictoria Esplanade7 min walk
  • Popular LocationThe Square3 min drive
  • Popular LocationTe Manawa3 min drive
  • AirportPalmerston North (PMR-Palmerston North Intl.)10 min drive

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About this area

Palmerston North

Located in Palmerston North, The Esplanade Motel & Conference Centre is near theme parks. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Victoria Esplanade and Manawatu Gorge, while Te Manawa and New Zealand Rugby Museum are cultural highlights. Travelling with kids? Consider Owlcatraz Native Bird and Wildlife Park, or check out an event or a game at Arena Manawatu.

What's nearby

  • Victoria Esplanade - 7 min walk
  • The Square - 3 min drive
  • City Library - 3 min drive
  • Te Manawa - 3 min drive
  • New Zealand Rugby Museum - 4 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Elm Cafe - 2 min walk
  • Thai Orchid Restaurant - 18 min walk
  • Rosie O'Gradys - 18 min walk
  • Cafe Cuba - 3 min drive
  • Cafe Cuba - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Palmerston North (PMR-Palmerston North Intl.) - 10 min drive

About this property

The Esplanade Motel & Conference Centre

Family-friendly Palmerston North motel in West End, near Victoria Esplanade
Along with a conference centre, this smoke-free motel has conference space and free use of bicycles. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include dry cleaning, laundry facilities and wedding services. All rooms are soundproofed and offer free WiFi and free long-distance calls. Kitchenettes with fridges and microwaves are standard, and guests will also find coffee makers and TVs.
The Esplanade Motel & Conference Centre offers 13 forms of accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. Accommodation at this 3.5-star motel has kitchenettes with fridges and microwaves.

This Palmerston North motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include telephones; local and long-distance calls are complimentary (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include a hairdryer and an iron/ironing board.

Recreational amenities at the motel include complimentary bicycles.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (third-party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
At check-in, guests must provide either a negative COVID-19 test result or a record of full COVID-19 vaccination
Negative COVID-19 test result requirement applies to all guests aged 18 and over, and test must have been administered no more than 72 hours prior to check-in; COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 13 and over; guests must have received complete vaccination at least 30 days prior to check-in
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Motorhome/coach/lorry parking (free) on site
  • Free off-site parking
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge) from 8 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Airport shuttle at scheduled times, on request

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily: NZD 6.00-18.50 for adults and NZD 6.00-18.50 for children

Things to do

  • Access to nearby indoor pool
  • Access to nearby outdoor pool
  • Free bike hire
  • Playground

Family friendly

  • Access to nearby indoor pool
  • Access to nearby outdoor pool
  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Playground
  • Fridge
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Front-desk safe
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Conference centre
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch TV
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Fridge

More

  • Free local calls
  • Free long-distance calls
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Soundproofing

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Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 9:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 20

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
Guests can access their accommodation through a private entrance
At check-in, guests must provide either a negative COVID-19 test result or a record of full COVID-19 vaccination
Negative COVID-19 test result requirement applies to all guests aged 18 and over, and test must have been administered no more than 72 hours prior to check-in; COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 13 and over; guests must have received complete vaccination at least 30 days prior to check-in

Access methods

Private entrance

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 6.00 and NZD 18.50 for adults, and NZD 6.00 and NZD 18.50 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 10 per person (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: NZD 10 (one-way), (from 5 to 14 years old)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

ASURE Colonial Court
ASURE Colonial Court Motel
ASURE Colonial Court Motel Palmerston North
ASURE Colonial Court Palmerston North
ASURE Colonial Court Motel Conference Centre
The Esplanade & Conference
ASURE Colonial Court Motel Conference Centre
The Esplanade Motel & Conference Centre Motel
The Esplanade Motel & Conference Centre Palmerston North
The Esplanade Motel & Conference Centre Motel Palmerston North

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.4

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 75 out of 137 reviews
5 - Excellent 55%
Rating 4 - Good. 46 out of 137 reviews
4 - Good 34%
Rating 3 - Okay. 8 out of 137 reviews
3 - Okay 6%
Rating 2 - Poor. 6 out of 137 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 137 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.3/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The owner was so welcoming and helpful. Felt like a regular even though it was my first stay
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Nice size room
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Loved the stay. Clean and spacious room. Host was friendly and a great guy
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I loved how simple and tidy our unit was and very quiet considering we were right next to a busy road
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Very good!
Very good!
Stayed 4 nights in Jun 2021