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Distinction Palmerston North Hotel & Conference Centre

4.0 of 5 175 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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Sydney, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Handy to CBD, shops. Easy walk into centre of town. Cool old lift in our part of the hotel which has two cages, a bit like a mine winder. Free wifi. Good value. Free undercover secure parking. Nice clean room.

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

Hi Wayneaa, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay. We have had a lot of good feedback about our free unlimited Wi -Fi, our guests love it! Best Regards More 

New Zealand
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49 reviews 49 reviews
26 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Upsides - beautiful heritage building, central location, great value. Very comfortable beds and clean, spacious rooms. A small fixes in the room would've pushed this to a 4/5, but reasonable for the price.

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

Hi Jesseliz, Thanks for choosing Distinction Palmerton North and for taking the time to write a review. I am pleased to hear many positives about your stay. Regarding " small fixes in the room" please feel free to conduct me direct as I would like to get some details about this. rvorster@distinctionpalmerstonnorth.co.nz Best Regards More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing value for money with a good looking, tidy foyer and generous sized rooms with the crisp white linen you always hope for. Brilliant service from the friendly ladies at reception, will most definitely be staying again next time we are in Palmy.

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

Hi Tribuc, Great to hear you enjoyed your stay! Thanks for the kind comments. We look forward to welcoming you back at the hotel. Kind Regards More 

New Plymouth, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I come here for business monthly and have done so for the last 3 years. I find the staff really friendly and today appreciated the help of Dean Auckrom in helping me solve a problem. The beds are comfortable and the food good. my only comment would be that the lamps for working should be changed. The staff put two... More 

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

Hi taranaki49, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and choosing to stay with us. Very pleased to hear you had a great stay. Thanks for your kind comments about the team. Looking forward to seeing you again. Kind Regards More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
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41 reviews 41 reviews
7 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

My work brought me to Palmerston North for a formal Evening Function and we were catered for admirably at the Distinction. Facility was excellent as was the food - service and presentation and on time too. Well done!!

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Rean V, Manager at Distinction Palmerston North Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Hi Shayne S, Very please to hear you enjoyed your Evening Function. I have passed your kind words onto our team. Best Regards More 

Feilding, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We had a lovely meal at our work function here last week and booked a room to make a weekend of it. Food and service was great! Room clean and a very comfortable bed. Bathroom quite quirky and retro, I enjoyed it. We had a late cup of tea before bed, nice selection, only I wish there was some complimentary... More 

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

Dear carol T Thank you for your kind words in regards to your recent stay. Glad you enjoyed our room and restaurant. Hope to see you back in the near future Kind regards Rean Vorster More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

If your looking for a good place to stay, you can go past Distinction... Great value, good sized rooms, excellent food options in the hotel and the surrounds. Friendly staff,adequate offsite parking in case you miss out on the hotel secure parking option. The only point to improve would be to place non stick mats in the bathroom as the... More 

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

Dear NihalFermandez Thank you for taking the time to give us you positive feedback from your recent stay. Its nice to hear guest enjoy our rooms and location. And we will investigate your feedback in regards to mat due to slippery floors Hope to see you back in the near future Kind regards Rean Vorster More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Was happy with our stay, we were in the heritage part of the hotel and they accommodated our needs by allowing us to stay in a large room. They gave us a toaster to borrow along with some plates etc for our own breakfast which was gratefully accepted. Wifi was good. We thought the price and the room was worthwhile.... More 

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

Dear AJ C Thank you for taking the time to give us some feedback on your recent stay. I am pleased that you enjoyed the room. In regards to the charger we have investigated and we have placed new procedures in place to make sure this dos not happen in the future Hope to see you back in the near... More 

wellington
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I had concerns (as had read reviews and seen photo's online), Although I was not given the room I specifically requested (and paid for), Upon arrival in too the room I was very pleased with the quality, (enough that I didn't demand a change of room). No complaints. Even ordered room service (again very pleased).

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

Dear Ahwin Thank you for taking the time to give us your valuable feedback. I would like to start to apologise for wrong room type and we hope we can make it up to you on your next visit. I have shared your positive feedback with our team in regards to room service and its always good to get positive... More 

bolton
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19 reviews 19 reviews
19 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I stayed for 4 nights and arrived late on night number 1, there was no room left in the car park as it only has space for a few cars ( far less than hotel rooms ) I got told I could use staff car park but it wasn't well lit and was a little nervous walking back to door... More 

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

Dear fusion79 Thank you for taking the time in giving us feedback on your recent stay. Due to our central location we have limited space and currently we are looking at alternative options to increase parking. WE are please to hear that you enjoyed our rooms and general service. We hope to see you back in the near future Kind... More 

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Additional Information about Distinction Palmerston North Hotel & Conference Centre

Address: 175 Cuba Street | PO Box 5383, Palmerston North 4441, New Zealand (Formerly Travelodge Palmerston North)
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Palmerston North
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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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