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Distinction Palmerston North Hotel & Conference Centre

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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24 reviews 24 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last minute booking as we headed for Wellington. Friendly welcoming staff. Clean spacious room. Secure parking. Well maintained and equipped. Restaurant has atmosphere. Good honest food at the restaurant with friendly staff. Real value for money.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As I was here for wedding of my nephew Nick Davies & Natalie White I found distinction hotel palmerston north a great place to stay as I didn't have to go far after such a wonderful wedding reception downstairs. I would definitely stay here again and fully recommend distinction hotel palmerston north to others

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London, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of the cheaper hotels on our journey around New Zealand so we weren’t expecting much. However, we were very pleasantly surprised. The reception was warm and friendly and the car park, being protected by roller shutters, was the most secure I have seen anywhere. The rooms were spacious and comfortable and the bathroom was modern and clean.... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While working in Palmerston North for a few days and staying at the Distinction, I had the need to locate a small room for a meeting of 4 people for 1-2 hours, at short notice. Both Lia and Chole were able to help me out by providing a quite space in one of the meeting rooms. It really become a... More 

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Tauranga
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While it is a modern hotel it is great to see the designers have retained the character of the former Carlton Hotel which has graced Palmerston North since 1926. The quaint old lift is a feature as is the old wood panelling. Situated close to the city Square and George Street restaurants it is an easy walk to most of... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in one of the spa suites, the room was lovely & relaxing. The room service we ordered was delicious & the pleasant check in and check out service we received from Lia was fantastic! We will definitely stay here next time we are in town.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Hi mintyedinburgh, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. The team love to get feedback and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay. We have after feedback from guests like you added hot chocolate to the rooms! Kind Regards More 

Palmerston North, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

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 

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