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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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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just stayed here for about the 10th time. Always good. Booking and checking in is EASY especially compared to some other hotels who seem to want the process to take as long as they can. They even have my room preferences on file.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful place! Staff were so helpful, accommodating and had an easy friendly way about them. Rooms were clean and well equipped. Bar/restaurant/cafe was well stocked and the breakfast was diverse and yummy. We were blown away by how helpful the staff were especially with the offer of coach use. Nothing was ever too much trouble and everyone we... More 

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Havelock North, New Zealand
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25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

1980,s motel/hotel nothing special and a little tired. A little expensive for the quality. Clean enough but very average. Breakfast as at most hotels is expensive for what is available. Do yourself a favour and go down to the square and go to a proper cafe.

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

Thank you for leaving Hotel Coachman this feedback about your recent stay. We are happy to hear that you were happy with the quality provided by our housekeeping staff. We are currently renovating different areas of the property, including new carpet in all of the hotel rooms. We hope you will consider staying with us again the next time you... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son and I stayed in the motel part on the ground floor for a night. The reception staff were very friendly and efficient. Our room was clean, warm and tidy, but is perhaps starting to show it's age a little. Unfortunately being on the ground level it was a bit noisy when our neighbours arrived in the early hours.However... 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 happy you found your accommodation clean, warm and tidy. Currently we are renovating different parts of our property and hope you will consider booking one of our Hotel Rooms the next time you are in Palmerston North so you can experience all of our accommodation options. More 

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22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 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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Michael H, Manager at Hotel Coachman, responded to this review

We are happy to hear that you were pleased with your room, location, and our friendly staff. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

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

Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We are sorry that you were not happy with our motel accommodation, but hope you will consider booking a hotel room the next time you are in Palmerston North. More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

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

Great to hear that you were so pleased with your stay at Hotel Coachman. I will inform our staff that you found them genuine, warm and friendly. Please come and stay with us again the next time you are in Palmerston North. More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

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

Thanks for outstanding review of Hotel Coachman. We are pleased that you think our La Patio Cafe offers a delicious selection of menu items, coffees, and wine. Thanks for making use of our pool and spa pool while you were staying with us. We can't wait to see you again in the future. More 

Napier, New Zealand
2 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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Michael H, Manager at Hotel Coachman, responded to this review

We are pleased to hear you are so happy with our customer service and facilities. Also thanks for mentioning the fact that we are renovating the rooms. We look forward to seeing you again soon in Palmerston North. More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
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84 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
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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Michael H, Manager at Hotel Coachman, responded to this review

We are pleased that you found Hotel Coachman warm, quiet, clean and comfortable. Currently the property is renovating many different areas including carpets, restaurant, and some of our infrastructure. Also thank you for mentioning our great location. More 

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