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Distinction Palmerston North Hotel & Conference Centre

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed today NEW

I booked here based on my great experiences with the Distinction in Dunedin - but this is not quite in the same category. The front of the hotel is a great conversion from the 1927 pub it used to be, with nice dining area and attractive foyer. The retention of the original lift is a nice touch. Our room was...

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Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Not the most attractive building, like most of Palmerston North, but no complaints about the comfort of the room. Good size too and good bathroom etc. One of the few buildings in Palmy with a view.Good restaurants in town not far away. Well located actually, close to the square.

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Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

We got the tower twin room with buffet breakfast included, the food was delicious with plenty of healthy choices available, the room was lovely and clean. The beds are a little small for two people but it is doable, you're just very close together. The atmosphere is lovely with wonderful staff, the cleaning staff are friendly and courteous, front of...

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

Good Morning, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay with us at Distinction Palmerston North Hotel. We appreciate all guest feedback and are happy to hear that overall you enjoyed your stay with us. I am sorry that our car park was limited during your stay with us. We do have a secondary car...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely character hotel with a quirky lift (the old cage and gate type) The room was very good the bed very comfortable Safe secure parking This is a very good place to stay The staff are very friendly and helpful

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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 write a review about your stay at Distinction Palmerston North Hotel. It is lovely to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and the found the Heritage features of the hotel quirky and fun. The lift was originally installed in 1927 and to our knowledge is the second oldest operational...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I had a really good stay here- and the best feature was tthe friendliness and helpfulness of the staff, especially at the Reception desk. I liked my first floor room; it was both comfortable and spacious while the vintage cage door elevator I rode up to get there was also impressive. There is good computer coverage in the Lobby, plus...

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

Good Afternoon Perry, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us in Palmerston North. It is fantastic to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and found the staff to be friendly and helpful. The heritage lift is a feature of the hotel that was originally installed in 1927 and to our knowledge is now...

Fresno, California
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Stayed here one night on my way back to Wellington. Was very nice hotel with comfortable beds and large rooms. Had small fridge and hot water pot for coffee and tea which was provided in the room. Free WIFI and parking was included in the Price. Staff was friendly an a breakfast add on was offered but I did eat....

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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 review your stay with us Distinction Palmerston North Hotel and choosing us as your choice for accommodation during your stopover in the city. We understand that our guests have a lot of choice and we hope that you enjoyed your stay with us. It is great to hear that the staff...

Launceston, Australia
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Thank goodness it wasn't too hot. Air con unit unlike any we'd seen before and very noisy. Bathroom spacious, but person who did the initial tiling job should be shot - the water from shower runs under door straight to the toilet bowl base. Restaurant on-site very good. I asked for an omelette and it was superb. Thank you chef!...

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

Good Evening, Thank you for taking the time to provide some feedback from your stay. It is wonderful to hear that overall you enjoyed your stay with us and we were able to offer a breakfast choice to suit you. We are disappointed to hear that you had issues with water from the shower through the bathroom and thank you...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This hotel is one block from the city square and 100m from the Café Strip (George Street) - so very central. It is modern and clean. Rooms are adequate in size and well supplied with crisp white linen. Bathroom is small but adequate. Staff are friendly and helpful. Only negative is limited parking.

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

Good Afternoon Bevan, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay with us at Distinction Palmerston North Hotel. We appreciate all guest feedback and it is great to hear that overall you enjoyed your stay with us. We are fortunate enough to have a great location that is close to the city centre but far...

Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

I guess if you want consistency come here, since my last stay nothing much has changed. Only sky sport 1, so much for watching the cricket, rooms basic, room service slow and phones not working. For the $200+ per night one would expect better. As people have previously stated staff are very helpful and obliging.

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

Good Afternoon Michael, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay with us. We appreciate that you choose Distinction Palmerston North Hotel as your choice for accommodation in Palmerston North. We are disappointed to hear that you had some issues with slow rooms service and the phone not working. We have brought these to the...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Recently stayed at the Distinction Hotel for a 3-day conference. The rooms were exactly what we needed for the purpose of the conference. Nothing luxury but nothing too basic. Comfortable beds and amenities that we need. We managed to get an excellent package which included breakfast. I was glad that we got this; however, I don't think I would have...

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

Good Morning Kyle, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us and provide us with some constructive feedback. We appreciate all guest feedback and are always looking for ways to improve the product and services we offer to our guests. It is great to hear that overall we meet the requirements for your stay in Palmerston...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: ₹ 4,783 - ₹ 8,145 (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
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#4 Business Hotel in Palmerston North
#4 Luxury Hotel in Palmerston North
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“all rooms are good so rest at ease”
Gjn347, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The first floor rooms at the back away from the streetwas nice and quiet.”
PerryB137, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“North looking rooms got a view of Mt Ruapehu on a still day - Quite cool!”
819kylem, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Older part of the building is pretty cool-did not see modern part”
RosemaryN579, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in older part of the building are possibly quieter than the newer tower.”
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