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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed for a couple of nights and enjoyed every minute of it. The hotel is over 90 years old and that explains the high ceilings and spacious rooms. The staff were very attentive and courteous. In fact the whole stay was very enjoyable. A special feature of the hotel is the Waygood-Otis lift. I helped a couple who were...

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Gosford, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed here for a night, and found the room to be spacious and well appointed. The staff were friendly and the old style lift was great fun. The hotel is well placed in the centre of Palmerston North, within easy walking distance of shops and restaurants, but the room was quiet and we had a good...

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Rongotea, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I dropped in for a Friday night meal. We were told that only bar meals were available which was a disappointment but we elected to stay as it was nice and quiet. The meal -fish & chips, rather small ie one piece of nicely cooked fish some chips and side salad. During our meal we never once...

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Thank Corinna J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rooms tidy, clean and functional, staff friendly. Would stay again. Shower and iron both good. Would recommend. Bed and pillows comfortable, TV could be bigger. Restaurant and bar is on site. Food and drinks reasonable price

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Thank johnjoanneh
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the car park is small, the room close to the main street is a bit of dated. there is an old fashion elvator, very classic. worth to try. bedding stuff is OK. breakfast is averagem, have some smoke leeked from the kintchen. but good service.

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Thank Frank0434
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I stayed here on business and from the moment I walked in it just had a good feel to it - this was helped along by a nice room upgrade from the GM at check in. The room was a decent size and had a good work station with powerpoints etc all in the right place. The TV did seem...

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Thank bainey23
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The room was in the old block and had noisy floor, and the furniture apart from the bed was old too. However, on plus side, the staff members at the reception are great, especially Thu and Jan. Very helpful.

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Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Neat old building with the original ancient lift still in working order. Room was compact with a comfortable bed and good quality linens. Shower over the bath not fantastic for taller folks (read 5'7") and would have been nice to have one extra towel for hairdrying-the hairdryer was the wimpiest thing I've ever tried to use...lol. Tidy and clean and...

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Thank Rosemary N
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Clean and tidy we had a room on the tower (modern) side. Great black out curtains. Hotel is hard to see from the street as the sign is small and we arrived at night. Onsite secure parking is available but be quick as it fills up quickly. Walking distance to town. Lovely restaurant. Buffet breakfast amazing with so many choices....

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DistinctionTeam, Front Office Manager at Distinction Palmerston North Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to provide some feedback about your stay. We appreciate all guest feedback and it is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us including the complimentary chocolate milk. We have recently changed this over to a complimentary chocolate bar to enjoy with a hot drink before bed. We are happy...

Taranaki Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Nice sized rooms for a great price. Beds comfortable. Bar opened up for us to have a night cap which was great. Few chocolate milk in the fridge and loads of wifi included in the room price. Only downfall is the carpark is much to small for the amount of rooms they have - it is not explained and is...

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DistinctionTeam, Front Office Manager at Distinction Palmerston North Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Staci, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay with us at Distinction Palmerston North Hotel. It is great to hear that overall you enjoyed your stay with us and were able to make use of the complimentary Wi-Fi. I am sorry to hear that you experienced a wee traffic jam in our...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Modern, well appointed 4 star hotel in the hub of the CBD a few minutes walk from cafes, shops, theatres, the museum and convention centre. 85 Guest rooms with free unlimited Wifi, air-conditioning, iron & ironing board, fridge, tea / coffee making facilities. Free on-site parking. Accessible rooms and spa suite ideal for honeymooners. On-site restaurant and bars. Large functions & conference venue for up to 500 delegates & weddings for up to 300 people. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Distinction Palmerston North Hotel & Conference Centre

Address: 175 Cuba Street | PO Box 5383, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand (Formerly Travelodge Palmerston North)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Palmerston North
Price Range: RM294 - RM525 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Distinction Palmerston North Hotel & Conference Centre 4*
Number of rooms: 85
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Also Known As:
Travelodge Palmerston North Hotel Palmerston North
Novotel Palmerston North
Palmerston North Novotel
Distinction Palmerston North Hotel & Conference Centre Manawatu-Wanganui Region
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Palmerston North
#4 Business Hotel in Palmerston North
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“Older part of the building is pretty cool-did not see modern part”
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