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Hotel Coachman

140 Fitzherbert Avenue, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand (Formerly Rydges 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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Napier, New Zealand
3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This is not the first time I have stayed at Hotel Coachman in Palmerston North, but each time I have stayed there the service was great and the room was okay too not the Ritz but certainly far from the Pits, the facilities on offer are great and I like all the woodwork features in the Hotel. Sited close to... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

If all you're looking for is a place that's warm, quiet, clean and comfortable, then the Coachman is for you. Nothing too flashy, but everything's operational if a little tired and in need of a freshen up. Also has it's own restaurant or within easy walking distance to multiple dining opportunities.

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Napier, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We only spent one night here and were located in one of the units at the rear of the complex. Being on a very busy road we were surprised how quiet it was. The room was large, well appointed and comfortable. Included in our tariff was a cooked breakfast the next morning.......I would love one of these every day but... More 

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We spent two nights here, part business, part pleasure. We'd booked through Booking.com, and the room we'd requested was not what we were allocated (booked for three people, but ended up in a room with a King bed), however reception were very quick to fix this. I suspect this is more a reflection of the third party booking engine than... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This was a quaint hotel in the city of Palmerston North. Although it appears it has been around for some time, they have kept it updated and very clean. It was a charming hotel. I would recommend it to anyone who has to stay in the area. You are within walking distance of the Square where you can find shops... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

The Hotel Coachman was a superb conference venue. All staff went out of their way to ensure all Soroptimists at the conference were well cared for. All meals, including the Conference dinner were tasty. I shared a double room which was clean and lovely. Thanks Hotel Coachman, I definitely recommend your facilities and will stay with you again in the... More 

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Hastings
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We stayed here again while visiting family. The motel room was modern and clean. The bed was huge and comfortable. Free wifi, but a bit slow. We enjoyed the spa pool at the end of the day. Breakfast buffet has a good selection of juices and pastries and the best bacon anywhere.

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Michael H, Manager at Hotel Coachman, responded to this review

Thanks for the fantastic feedback. I will let the chefs know that they are doing a great job on the bacon. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Stayed here one night in the superior room. Had king bed and air con. It's on the third floor in the roof space. Overall the place was tired. Carpet in stairs frayed for example. There are nice touches like decent tea bags and shampoo though. Would I stay there again? Not sure. I would if there was a special price... More 

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Michael H, Manager at Hotel Coachman, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback on your stay at Hotel Coachman. We are sorry to hear that you were not pleased with your accommodation. Please contact me at michael@coachman.co.nz if you would like to discuss your options concerning future reservations. It is nice to hear that our staff our doing such a good job, thanks. More 

Hamilton, New Zealand
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43 reviews
18 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Stayed at this hotel several times over the course of a few weeks. Good service, helpful and friendly. Rooms: a range of options at this hotel. My rooms were on the small and poky side however I believe the more expensive rooms in the newer part of the hotel are really good. Rooms and beds were spotlessly clean. Features full... More 

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Michael H, Manager at Hotel Coachman, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review Hotel Coachman. We are pleased to hear that you were happy with your experience and we look forward to seeing you again the next time you are in Palmerston North. More 

Napier, New Zealand
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27 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Have never stayed here before so thought I would give it a go when I had the opportunity to travel here to Palmy for a business trip. The staff were really welcoming and very pleasant which was a real plus. Wasn't too sure about the décor and I thought the interior of the main hotel looked a little tired and... More 

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Michael H, Manager at Hotel Coachman, responded to this review

We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Please let us know if there is anything we can do for you in the future. More 

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