The 35th Conference of the
Australasian Society for Classical Studies


On Campus Accommodation

A number of hostel rooms have been reserved on campus.

Massey Manawatu Halls Residential Services Office
Massey University
Private Bag 11-222
Palmerston North 5031
New Zealand
Direct:  +64 6 3505056, ext 7617  
Telephone:  +64 6 3505056  
Fax:  +64 6 3505675


Bed Only: $57.00 per person, per night

To secure bookings, please contact Michelle Barbridge or fill in the following form and mention that you are part of the conference:

Campus Accommodation.pdf (558 KB)



We have negotiated some special prices for the ASCS conference attendees with the following motels which are close to campus. To book your accommodation and confirm rates, please contact the motel directly and specify you are associated with the ASCS Conference.

Big Five Motel 1
54 Park Road
Palmerston North
New Zealand
Telephone:  06 356 7077
Fax:  06 356 7030
Mobile:  027 506 8196


All our prices are quoted for 1 or 2 persons sharing:
Standard studio unit x 6 units - normal rate $119.00, delegate rate $105.00
Deluxe studio unit x 2 units - normal rate $125.00, delegate rate $109.00
Luxury studio unit x 3 units - normal rate $139.00, delegate rate $119.00
1 bedroom unit x 1 unit - normal rate $149.00, delegate rate $129.00 (can sleep 2 privately)
2 bedroom unit x 2 units - normal rate $179.00, delegate rate $159.00 (can sleep 3 privately)

The luxury studio unit and the 1 bedroom unit can sleep up to 5 persons and the 2 bedroom unit up to 6 persons. Additional guests more than 2 per unit will incur a cost of $20.00 per extra guest.

Guests are invited to visit our website  to see the facilities. All bookings need to be done by telephone or e-mail so as to confirm these special rates and the guest needs to quote the Classical Studies conference at the time. These prices cannot be offered for on-line bookings.

Rose City Motel
120-122 Fitzherbert Avenue
Palmerston North           
Telephone:  +64 6 356 5388
Fax:  +64 6 356 5085


We would be happy to offer the following rate to the conference delegates: $118.00 per unit for 1 guest. For extra guests in a unit the usual room rate applies: eg. Standard Studio: $125 up to a maximum of 3 people. We also offer free internet use and free car parking.

To get this rate please email or ring us direct on our reservation free number 0508 356538.

For room photos and information we invite you to visit our website

City Corporate Motor Inn
209 Fitzherbert Avenue
Palmerston North
New Zealand  
Telephone: +64 6355 4522
Freephone: 0800 888 289


We can offer the following rates to conference participants:
Standard (studio) room: usually $155; offer $139.50
One bedroom (2 people sharing unit but in separate rooms): usually $180; offer $162. A 3rd person can be accommodated for an extra $20 but two will need to share a bedroom (separate beds).
Executive apartment (1 bed): usually $240, offer $216.


Palmerston North has a great number and variety of accommodation options, from camping grounds to motels and hotels. You may be able to find better deals by searching online:


Holiday park:

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