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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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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars NEW

The hotel has a smart lobby and bar area, where old style meets modern smart interiors. The room was a generous size. There was all the normal items such as hairdryers, iron, tea and coffee (but no hot chocolate). The television was brand new and very high quality, shame I didn't have time to enjoy it. Staff were efficient and... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second time staying at Distinction, I booked a king heritage room over the internet and upon checking in I was told that I had been moved to the newer rooms. I booked in the heritage wing as I needed to quickly drop mine and my friends bags off in two separate rooms before we headed off to... More 

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

Hi danandjess2015, Thanks for taking the time to write this review. Thanks for your kind words about Lia, she was happy to be able to make the wedding day a little more special. With 2 wedding party's at the hotel we did our best to handle all the last minute requests for rooms next to each other. We thank you... More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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160 reviews 160 reviews
146 hotel reviews
182 helpful votes 182 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Typical room did the deed and was warm and quiet even though was on first floor. Old section and did like the lift, remindes me of Paris in Spring time. Had a good sleep in bed which is unusual for me. Only complaint was the shower. Do not like curtains as they always end up sticking to you. Would have... More 

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

Hi Shaun, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Good to hear you had a good night sleep. Hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our 3 day stay here. Spotless throughout, staff were really nice too. Food excellent, breakfast was lovely with a large selection, average price but could be expensive if you just wanted bit of toast as it's a set price. Definitely recommend a stay here.

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

Hi Sam, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay. The team are very happy with your kind comments. Hope to see you back! Kind Regards More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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120 reviews 120 reviews
55 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel has two wings - the older rooms are in the original heritage part of the building whilst an ugly tower block houses newer rooms. My room 205 was on the second floor of the heritage section and the lift was one of those older types that you have to pull the doors across and which is only big... More 

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

Hi John, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. I am pleased to see you liked our location but am sorry you did not get your free newspaper to your door. The team has read your feedback on this. Some of our guest love the Heritage side of the buildings others like the more modern Tower side. Kind... More 

Manaia, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked a Heritage Queen size room. Sounded lovely in the description. But we were let down! Room was tidy but really tiny. Smallest room I have every stayed in, including staying in the budget airport type overnight rooms! Pretty much no room to walk around the bed. Small and uncomfortable! Bathroom also tiny. There is no way this room is... More 

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

Hi NakiToni, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Its disappointing to read you we did not meet your expectations. Our Heritage Standard room offer great value but as you pointed out are smaller rooms compared to our other rooms. Thanks for your feedback about the remote we are looking into it. Kind Regards More 

Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

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
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

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 January 5, 2015

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
1 review
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 

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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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