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Downtown Cinemas Palmerston North

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Address: 70 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North 4414, New Zealand
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Popular cinema, plenty of theaters.

There were a lot of theaters, lines get busy about 15 minutes before a movie showing so best to get in before then. The prices are very high for a NZ cinema so keep that in mind... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
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Napier, New Zealand
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Napier, New Zealand
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4 reviews
Reviewed 17 April 2017

There were a lot of theaters, lines get busy about 15 minutes before a movie showing so best to get in before then. The prices are very high for a NZ cinema so keep that in mind when going there.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

The seats in the cinema were so very hard and low, extremely uncomfortable! And the sound quality was extremely poor - way too loud!

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Thank Arlena S
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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37 reviews
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Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Well it's the only cinema in Palmerston North. Expensive in my opinion, tickets are around $20. When I was there, there is a loyalty scheme where you get discounts. That is probably the way to go. Clean. Nothing to complain about in terms of quality.

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Thank discountbay
Feilding, New Zealand
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94 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The staff are always friendly. The cinema itself is looking a bit tired in terms of decor and bathroom facilities, perhaps it will be upgraded as the ground floor is. But its good to have the variety of movies given it has 8 theatres.

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Thank kiwikessler
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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217 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

George and I went to watch Andre Rieu's 2016 concert in his hometown of Maastricht. Excellent afternoon and of course great music. We are going up to Auckland in November to hear him "live" and that will be a real thrill. I booked our seats on-line and we collected them the day before as there were no allocated seats and... More 

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Thank Joan M
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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Moved from London, so was expecting the cinema to be busy for the opening days of a block buster. We got there early, seats don't get allocated. The cinema was a third full, result, plenty of space. Well priced, screen is a little on the small side for my liking. People are helpful. Queue for popcorn was quite long.

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Thank David J
Wanganui
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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

The only movie theatre complete in Palmerston North so you don't have much choice. The venue is kept quite tidy considering it is a movie theatre. It can be quite expensive by the time you get snacks, the choice of snack is very average, the standard popcorn and drinks, there is no liquor licence or hot food. As I said... More 

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Thank Shane N
Tokoroa, Waikato, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Great place, one of the better cinemas I've been to lately, great service, lines went down quickly and the lobby and cinemas were clean and tidy

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Thank Kayla E
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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106 reviews
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Reviewed 7 January 2016

Palmerston North is my home town. There is only one cinema complex. The staff were very nice. I had to return a ticket. They gave me a refund without a problem. We saw the latest Star Wars movie in 3D. The screen was on the small side and the seats were uncomfortable. Maybe getting a bit old?

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Thank nzcambo
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 11 October 2015

I love going to the Downtown Movies and love watching movies too. Downtown cinemas has a lot of cinemas and all of them are really good to watch a movie in.

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Thank jaweria

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