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Distinction Palmerston North Hotel & Conference Centre

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175 Cuba Street | PO Box 5383, Palmerston North 4441, New Zealand (Formerly Travelodge Palmerston North)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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114 reviews 114 reviews
50 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Palmerston North really lacks good quality accommodation and the Distinction is no exception. When we arrived we were informed that parking was available out the back, unfortunately there is only 15-20 spaces which were all full. The staff told us we could park "down the road" but the only parking we could find as visitors at 7pm was paid 2... More 

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New Zealand
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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Close to town but not on the 'hotel mile' where very average budget hotels thrive this place is a hidden gem. Beautiful renovated old building and very reasonably priced compared to hotel mile with old fashioned bar and spacious restaurant with good food options. Rooms are clean and modern. We had free wifi and parking (secure) included. We will be... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed for a night on the way down the country in a room with two double beds. Beds not the most comfortable but the room was clean and staff members helpful. Reasonable priced. Didn't eat at the hotel as there are plenty of eateries close and the restaurant was very quiet.

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Shared a twin room with my teenage daughter for a 2 night shopping trip. Room comfortable and roomy, with a good sized bathroom and bath. Beds comfortable. Secure car-park, on a first in first-served basis only. An easy walk to a good selection of close restaurants for meals. Unlimited free wifi a bonus. Would recommend and stay again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I stayed here for a couple of nights over the weekend. Although we had a small domestic (and I apologize to the couple in the room next to us), over all its a nice place to relax and close enough to town to leave the car parked for the weekend. Would be nice if rooms had balconies... More 

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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79 reviews 79 reviews
33 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Used this property for work. Central location is great. Close to numerous restaurants and cafes etc. Onsite restaurant gave decent dining (both diner & breakfast) options and to be honest was reasonably priced. Room was moderate size. The air-con was welcomed. Decent enough bathroom. Some road noise but nothing to complain about. One thing that was both unexpected and really... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Daughters wedding was disappointing at this hotel. Food was great but Co-ord wasn't. Recommend not likely. Kiwi Host for staff wouldn't go a miss. Management no help except to blame others. Messages were not passed on to staff and over all very upsetting and again disappointing. Lucky our guests didn't really notice most. Next time listen to the requests from... More 

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

Hi aroha_cherub, Its disappointing to read this review. We hold over 20 weddings a year at Distinction Palmerston North and get wonderful feedback. I was pleased I was able to sit down in person and talk about communication issues your wedding party had. As you say the pleasing thing was we had nothing but positive feedback from guests at the... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent 2 days here whilst in town for a national sporting event. Staff on reception were polite, professional and efficient, and within in moments of arriving I was checked in and heading to my room. The room was lovely and clean with lots of natural lighting and all the usual amenities. The bed and pillows were super comfortable with... More 

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

Hi Nita K, Great that you took the time to write such a positive review. Thank you. The team very happy with your kind comments. Best Regards More 

Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Was here for 4 nights, whilst visiting for work. I had a room in the old section of the hotel, which was fine. I actually loved using the old lift to get to the second floor, it was like a novelty to me. Though sometimes I forgot that I had to open the door to step out of the lift.... More 

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

Hi svm18, Thanks for taking the time to write this review and to give us your feedback. I am pleased that over all you enjoyed your stay. Your comments on housekeeping have been noted. We track daily who cleans what rooms, so we are able to talk directly to team involved. Kind Regards More 

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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Last minute booking, spacious comfortable room with king sized bed and all amenities. Very well priced for the quality offered, a wonderful pleasant surprise. Secure carpark a bonus. Dinner at the restaurant was excellent

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

Hi Gazeaway, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am very pleased you had a great stay - Thanks for the kind comments. Kind Regards More 

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