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5 Best Romantic Accommodation in Palmerston North

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Romantic Getaways and Honeymoon Accommodation in Palmerston North

Whether you’re travelling around New Zealand on your honeymoon or looking for a romantic city escape, Palmerston North has the accommodation to set the mood right. From lavish motels with luxurious fixtures like a spa pool to elegant hotels with superb restaurants, Palmerston North has it all within its city boundaries. Check out some of our top picks in this list of romantic accommodation in Palmerston North!

While you’re here, you might also be interested in The Honeymoon Guide to Palmerston North and 15 Free & Cheap Things to Do in Palmerston North.

1. Aubyn Court Spa Motel

As you’re sure to find out, Palmerston North is mostly about the motels. The most romantic of which is arguably Aubyn Court Spa Motel. Treat your loved one to a night or two in one of the spa studios with a separate indoor spa pool away from the ensuite bathroom. Rooms are ultra-spacious and feature free WiFi, mezzanine suite options and breakfast-making facilities. You’ll also have the convenience of on-site parking, Sky TV and a location near The Plaza shopping mall. For more motel options, see our 10 Best Motels in Palmerston North.

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2. Copthorne Hotel Palmerston North

This international hotel is the right fit for couples, whether you’re on a budget or celebrating a special occasion. Stay in one of the Standard Rooms or luxurious Junior Suites with space to wine and dine in your own lounge and take in the views of the Tararua Ranges from your private balcony. Rooms have free WiFi and in-room entertainment, while the on-site Jimmy Cook’s Kiwi Kitchen is an excellent dining option for a romantic meal. See more accommodation like this in our 10 Best Hotels in Palmerston North.

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3. Quest Palmerston North Serviced Apartments

For couples seeking home comforts, check out Quest Palmerston North. This aparthotel rises high in the city centre, featuring 40 superbly-appointed self-contained apartments. Couples will find affordable luxury in the Studios, while the One-Bedroom Executive Apartment has a full kitchen, separate lounge and a private balcony – perfect for a romantic night in. Facilities at the aparthotel include in-house movies, local restaurant chargeback, access to a nearby gym, car parking, free WiFi and more. For more self-catering accommodation, see 10 Best Accommodation in Palmerston North for Foodies.

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4. Destiny on Fitzherbert

A boutique motel with attractive decor and a whole lot of luxury, Destiny on Fitzherbert is an attractive option for couples. Each studio and multi-bedroom unit features bespoke furnishings that never fail to impress. The Premium Studio is a romantic and relaxing retreat for couples, with sumptuous bedding, tea/coffee-making facilities, 48″ TVs with Sky TV and free WiFi. What’s more, city centre eateries are just a few blocks away for a romantic dinner. See more like this in our 5 Best Luxury Accommodation in Palmerston North.

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5. Distinction Coachman Hotel, Palmerston North

Experience historical charm with a few luxurious touches at the Distinction Coachman Hotel. This hotel by Distinction Hotels offers a traditional stay just 800m (875ft) from the city centre. The hotel features a wide range of room choices for couples, from Deluxe Hotel Rooms with antique-style decor to Executive Suites with a double spa bath. Make use of the on-site swimming pool, spa pool and gym or dine at La Patio Cafe & Bar serving award-winning Pacific Rim and Mediterranean fusion cuisine. You never know, you might be inspired to use the hotel’s wedding facilities?

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Laura S.

This article was reviewed and published by Laura, editor in chief and co-founder of NZ Pocket Guide. Since arriving solo in New Zealand over 10 years ago and with a background in journalism, her mission has been to show the world how easy (and awesome) it is to travel New Zealand. She knows Aotearoa inside-out and loves sharing tips on how best to experience New Zealand’s must-dos and hidden gems. Laura is also editor of several other South Pacific travel guides and is the co-host of NZ Pocket Guide’s live New Zealand travel Q&As on YouTube.

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