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Hotel Coachman

4.5 of 5 140 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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Hamilton, New Zealand
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Napier, New Zealand
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75 reviews 75 reviews
26 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Jakarta
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
16 helpful votes 16 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 

Auckland, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Visiting Palmerston North for a friend's wedding Hotel Coachman was a suggested accommodation option. On the positive side the price and location are good, and the staff exceptionally friendly and helpful. The 'but' side includes very dated decor, beds so soft they'd provide a suitable landing when leaping out a burning building, and with our room at the end of... More 

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

Thanks for taking the time to leave us your review. We are glad to hear you are happy with our pricing, location, and our exceptionally friendly and helpful staff . I am concerned to hear about the poor quality of you bed and also the excuse of being out of range of our WIFI coverage. I assure you that both... More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
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49 reviews 49 reviews
7 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This was a business trip. I stayed two nights and was very comfortable. I agree with some other reviewers that, yes - the units are starting to look a bit tired and dated but, they are clean and comfortable. Very handily situated close to town means only a 10 minute walk takes you to the middle of town.

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

Thanks for posting your feedback about your stay at Hotel Coachman. We are happy t hear that you found your accommodation "Clean and Comfortable". If you would like to give us any suggestions on how we could improvements that you would like to see around our property please contact me at michael@coachman.co.nz so I can discuss your requests at our... More 

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Address: 140 Fitzherbert Avenue, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand (Formerly Rydges Palmerston North)
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Palmerston North
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Hotel Coachman 4.5*
Number of rooms: 72
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