Drovers Motor Inn

Self Rated: 4.0 out of 5
746 Main Street, Palmerston North, 4414, New Zealand
4.6 out of 5 rating 210 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.6
Property Details

Property Location

In the heart of Palmerston North, Drovers Motor Inn is within a 5-minute drive of The Square and Victoria Esplanade. This 4-star motel is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from City Library and 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Te Manawa.


Make yourself at home in one of the 19 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and LCD televisions. Satellite programming and iPod docking stations are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and microwaves, and housekeeping is provided daily.


Take in the views from a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and barbecue grills.


English breakfasts are available daily from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include luggage storage and laundry facilities. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available on request).


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

The Square - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi
City Library - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Te Manawa - 2.2 km / 1.4 mi
New Zealand Rugby Museum - 2.6 km / 1.6 mi
Arena Manawatu - 3.2 km / 2 mi
Victoria Esplanade - 3.4 km / 2.1 mi
Massey University - 5.2 km / 3.2 mi
Manawatu Gorge - 22.2 km / 13.8 mi
Owlcatraz Native Bird and Wildlife Park - 34.7 km / 21.6 mi
Himatagi Beach - 38 km / 23.6 mi
De Molen, Windmill - 40.3 km / 25 mi
Foxton Windmill - 40.7 km / 25.3 mi
Marton Park - 44.9 km / 27.9 mi
Sir James Wilson Memorial Park - 45.1 km / 28 mi
Marton Golf Club - 45.1 km / 28 mi

The preferred airport for Drovers Motor Inn is Palmerston North (PMR-Palmerston North Intl.) - 4.1 km / 2.6 mi

Check-in time starts at 1pm. Check-out time is 10am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit 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.

    Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds. Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited. Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

  • 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.

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

  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

  • The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 8 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. Airport shuttle service is available on request from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 16 and NZD 20 for adults, NZD 16 and NZD 20 for children (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 24.0 per night

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

  • -Free self parking
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Roll-in shower
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Garden
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Free airport transportation
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking