Hacienda Motor Lodge
Travel Blogs from Palmerston North
... was in to see our arrival! The farm is set in a beautiful place in the middle of rolling hills and forrest! As we were early, our host took us up to the cattle pens where they were rounding up and seperating some calves to take to new pastures! It was fun watching the calves run circles round them few hours, although we didnt really help for fear of getting in the way! Later on we went back up to the house to meet the rest of the family and ...
... and continued down towards Wellington, though I have now jumped off the bus at Palmerston North where I was met by my distant relatives, Shirley-Anne and Dan, who are now having me to stay for a while. They have a lovely house and 3 adorable kids.The 6 of us on Christmas Day will be heading to Blenheim, which is in the top of the South Island, for about a week to see more amazing scenery and hopefully some dolphins! It's actually really nice to be with a family for ...
... br> · We cycled 30 miles to Woodville, stopping one for snacks and waving at a convoy of classic cars out for their Saturday jolly. The 30 miles were dull and grey.
· In Woodville we had a lovely chat with the very friendly i-Site lady. There were lots of motor bikers in leathers hanging around revving their engines, bless them, back to the office in a shirt and tie ...
as it turns out he did us a favour we found a much nicer hotel and service, but the rouge charged
our credit card for one nights stay at aladdins motel , plus the bond fee.
in nz there are laws against this kinda thing called torts, whether or not you uses a service and contracts have the flexibilties written in to them.
Never give your credit card details to this ...
... went out the window when it transpired as the local fishing and bowls clubhouse. We had a swift handle and hit the road.
Once again dinner was a hit. It consisted of chipolatas with a dill and potato salad, carrots, cabbage and sweetcorn. This was followed by fruit salad which inevitably contained lashings and lashings of grapefruit (the lemons went into our gin and tonics!) Brush of teeth. Killer Queen on the radio. Then bed.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking