Motel accommodation & activities in Palmerston North
Palmerston North, the 5th largest city in the country, sits on the banks of the beautiful Manawatu River, in the lower half of New Zealand’s North Island.
A seven hour drive from Auckland city and about two hours from Wellington, this centrally located holiday destination, is popular among local visitors and international tourists alike.
The city hosts a range of events right from March through to October; such as the family Esplanade Open Day set in the stunning Victoria Esplanade Gardens and the annual International Festival, among others.
Palmerston North is home to some of New Zealand’s main research and educational Institutions, including the Linton Military Camp and the Adidas Institute of Rugby.
Local attractions include the well-refurbished Regent Theatre, the famous Te Manawa museum, interactive science centre and art gallery and the New Zealand Rugby Museum.
The city offers a wide array of restaurants, cafés, theatres and shops; and an impressive range of accommodation options designed to suit all tastes and budgets.