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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for a week earlier this year. Room was fine, staff friendly. Food in the restaurant was ok but breakfast a little bland. Walking distance to the centre of town and the nearby river walk and botanical gardens. Would stay again if I was in the town.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

thought I had booked in the coachman hotel instead was put in the motel part for the hotel. Very poor lighting in car park which resulted in my nearly tripping over a curb. cold room and noisy heater to warm it. bed is hard and the mattress very thin. No earl gray tea bags

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had to find a place for a short stop over in Palmerston North and Hotel Coachman was right in the middle of town. This hotel has service levels spot on with a warm and friendly greeting which was genuine rather than plastic and smarmy. My room was clean, of a sufficient size and warm thanks to the at tentative... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent service, great value (I love generous glasses of yummy wine for $7.50), great coffee, a large variety of delicious menu options, lovely surroundings and a very clean and tastefully decorated hotel room. An added bonus of a swimming pool to cool off in the summer heat and a spa pool.

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Napier, New Zealand
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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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