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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Had 2 nights here for the triathlon and the manawatu walking weekend. Very good, clean rooms. Owners so friendly and helpful. Much needed spa bath after a good walk. Easy walk into town for meals. Will definitely go back.

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Gillen S, Owner at Chancellor Motor Lodge & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your great feedback Ruth. We are pleased the weather was kind for the whanau triathlon weekend and that your weary bones were able to be soothed in our luxury spa bath. Congratulations on your event and we look forward to your next visit with us.

Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

Company booked this hotel for us while visiting a firm in Foxton. Very courteous and pleasant staff. Great breakfast included and staff told us where to go for good food (dinner) around town. Very clean and modern facilities. Highly recommended and will be back when in Palmy.

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Gillen S, Owner at Chancellor Motor Lodge & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your great feedback Joe. Our primary focus is to ensure guests have an enjoyable experience while they are with us and we recognise that visitors to our lovely city appreciate tips on what to see and where to go for good food. Our housekeeping team also appreciate the positive feedback and do take pride in presenting our...

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

A great place to stay when in Palmerston North. Very friendly and helpful staff. Very roomy and comfortable. Close to CBD - very walkable distance. Quiet and clean. Will come again. Well priced. Really no more to say but hopefully this sentence will take me to 200 letter so I can submit

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Gillen S, Owner at Chancellor Motor Lodge & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your very positive feedback. We enjoy being able to provide our guests comfortable accommodation at affordable prices. Our proximity to town makes staying with us easy and the off street nature of the suites do often ensure quiet time can be enjoyed. We look forward to your next visit.

Rotorua, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 November 2015

My family stayed in the two bedroom apartment for two days recently. We received a warm welcome from the owners after a long drive from Rotorua. The room was very clean, spacious and well equipped. My parents especially appreciated that we were in a downstairs apartment. The bathroom was clean and very spacious and we enjoyed the full spa bath...

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Gillen S, Owner at Chancellor Motor Lodge & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback. Our Family suites are very well suited for all groups. Being at the rear of the property with a private outdoor area also helps guests feel like they're in a holiday home not a motel complex, as quiet and isolated as they might wish to be. All the spaces are a good...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 June 2015

I stay here regularly when travelling the region and the first time I walked in the door the couple who welcomed me were so friendly and helpful, plus we have a liking for the same complimentary lollies. Gillen has always accommodated me to suggesting local restaurants, putting a cooker in my room when hubby came along and will always carry...

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Reviewed 24 June 2015

I stayed here one night on business. The room was spacious, well laid out and well lit. I had an upstairs room and it was very quiet. The service was friendly. Breakfast was good, reasonably priced and arrived punctually. The only problem was that I did find the room extremely cold - the heater wouldn't operate except on a timer...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 29 May 2015

I had to travel to Palmerston North to conduct job interviews. As we do not have an office here I booked an apartment at the Chancellor Motor Lodge & Conference Centre with a separate lounge area. I could not have been happier with the quality of the apartment, the location and the service I received. The owners even assisted me...

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Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 May 2015

We could have chosen any one of several places in the street but somehow this one stood out and we were not disappointed. My husband had a broken wrist so they carried our bags to the room. It was spotlessly clean - likely the cleanest place we have ever stayed. It was quiet (which we really wanted). The breakfast was...

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Thank Itzipuss
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 11 April 2015

Had two nights here and loved it. Walking distance to the city to restaurants & attractions. Gillan & Karen were great hosts. Unit was quiet, very clean and the bed comfortable. Also complimentary wi-fi. Will stay here again.

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Reviewed 1 March 2015

For accommodation, this place is hard to beat. Easy walking distance to the city centre, and reasonably priced, the unit is luxurious. It has a very large living area with dining, living, a well equipped kitchen, and study area, along with a window wall to a balcony with a nice leafy view. Lounge and bedroom have TV sets. Adjacent is...

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Gillen S, Owner at Chancellor Motor Lodge & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for this wonderful feedback. As hosts we do our best to ensure each guest's stay is enjoyable. Thank you for recognising the quality of our service and facilities, it is pleasing to know that we our comfortable and relaxing environment is being enjoyed by our guests. Thank you for choosing Chancellor Motor Lodge for your recent stay.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our suites are spacious and stylish, extra touches like private balconies and spa baths will make you feel special. Corporate, leisure and “romantic getaway”. Guests all comment on our friendly environment and pleasant accommodation. “Fantastic room, the customer service is perfect. Felt very welcomed and looked after. Thanks for a great getaway." Our central location enables you to leave your car and take a comfortable walk to the city centre. Massey University is a five minute drive or catch the shuttle bus which goes past our gate. The 30-seat, air-conditioned function venue may be ideal for your event.There are wonderful cafes, restaurants and bars in the nearby CBD serving ethnic food, traditional New Zealand fare with either casual or fine-dining options. A number of restaurants deliver meals to your room or you may prefer to dine out and take advantage of charge-back facilities we offer. “Really loved it here, have sampled many in Palmerston and this is my favourite, will come again.”"This is the cleanest, tidiest motel I have stayed at in New Zealand, and the rooms are so spacious. I will definitely be staying here again." (Richard, Vero Insurance 2012) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chancellor Motor Lodge & Conference Centre

Address: 131 Fitzherbert Avenue, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Palmerston North
Price Range: RM446 - RM548 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Chancellor Motor Lodge & Conference Centre 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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“Choose a room at the back as the motel is on a main road”
 of 5 bubbles Paullaw, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I would recommend a ground level room, for ease of access, especially if you have a vehicle.”
 of 5 bubbles nrjc, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Lower level spa rooms are great.”
 of 5 bubbles katarina_roa, 10 May 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are faultless.”
 of 5 bubbles Muppygirl5105, 29 Jun 2015 | Read review
“We asked for a quiet room and got one upstairs - it was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Itzipuss, 10 May 2015 | Read review
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