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Hotel Coachman

140 Fitzherbert Avenue, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand (Formerly Rydges Palmerston North)
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Rating summary
  • 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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Hastings
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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Auckland, New Zealand
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74 reviews 74 reviews
17 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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75 reviews 75 reviews
26 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Wellington, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Stayed 1 night in a standard hotel room with family, bed was super comfy, room was nice and quiet (great night sleep). Hotel is easy walking distance to town. Breakfast was delicious. Accommodation and food great value for money, Both reception and restaurant staff very attentive.

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

Excellent feedback thank you so much for the kind words! We will let the staff know they aredoing a great job. More 

Jakarta
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I have just stayed for 1 night on a business trip. The hotel was clean and tidy and all te staff very friendly. The highlight for me was the cooked breakfast, right up there with the best I have ever had. I have told my daughter and she wants to go there now.

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

Fantastic! We are very happy to hear that you had such a fantastic stay and wonderful breakfast. Please come back and see us again. More 

Palmerston North, New Zealand
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Handy hotel to shopping, pubs, restaurants and the 'Square' (centre of town). Good value for money. Lovely outdoor area and gardens and out the front the café has a nice outdoor dining area. Great venue when the hotel has parties and even for a wedding.

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

Thanks for your review! We are always happy to hear that our guests enjoyed their stay. Hotel Coachman hopes to see you again in the near future. More 

London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

We booked a family room for a night as we travelled south to Wellington. The room was in the original motel complex and there has not been much investment in these units for a number of years it would seem. The room was clean but had a stale, damp smell. The bedding was "scuzzy" (my wife's word), and with no... More 

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

Hotel Coachman is sorry to hear that you had a unpleasant experience during your recent stay. I have met with our management team and discussed everything you mentioned including the WIFI and damp smell. Thanks for bringing these issues to my attention and I want you to know that these items will be addressed. I hope that if you are... More 

Wellington
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

As a family we stayed at the Coachman motel section at Christmas, it was clean and tidy and the staff were very helpful and friendly. We were staying as our Palmy relatives had booked us all in for a family Christmas Lunch at the Coachman. The lunch was great lots of lovely food with all the trimmings :-). although the... More 

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

Thanks for the great feedback. It is always nice to hear how much our customers have enjoyed themselves while they have been our guests in Palmerston North. We hope that you will come back and stay with us again in the near future. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Looking for a place to stay in Palmerston North- look no further. Best value hotel on the planet! Ive stayed in a lot of hotels, but value for money is off the charts. Friendly, service oriented and I'll be back.

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

Thanks so much for the great feedback, we always love to hear that our guests have had such a positive experience. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. More 

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