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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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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Auckland, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 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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Tauranga, New Zealand
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41 reviews 41 reviews
7 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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Whitianga, New Zealand
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87 reviews 87 reviews
12 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We drove all day to get to Palmerston North from Whitianga to attend a conference only to find that we did not have a booking until the next day! The Manager was great and found us accommodation for one night just a couple of doors up the road. Terrific service, great staff, lovely meals, great room and all within walking... More 

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Gosford, New South Wales, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We chose this accommodation as we didnt know Palmerston North and a friend of mine lives close by. Walking distance to City Centre, public transport just out front. Staff are very friendly and nothing is a bother. We actually upgraded ourselves 2 days before we got there and there was no trouble in doing so. Hotel is one that most... More 

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

The hotel was clean, the room sizes were good. We arrived late but the staff were still prepared to feed us even though we were still eating at closing time: they were friendly and very helpful. We were 4 adults and a young baby and spent a good night there. There were facilities to make a hot drink and a... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Good clean motel. Always has been during my 10 or so stays. Restaurant pretentious and overpriced but there are LOTS of others within a few minutes walk. Easy walk in to town center and the square. Friendly efficient staff.

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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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