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Hotel Coachman

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   140 Fitzherbert Avenue, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand (Formerly Rydges Palmerston North)
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Ranked #7 of 22 Hotels in Palmerston North
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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 of 5 stars
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have stayed at this hotel many times over the years mainly because of the location so I feel qualified to write this review having stayed in many of the rooms. In all the time we have stayed there have only been minor decor changes. The hotel is run down and badly needs upgrading, it has uncomfortable beds and pillows,... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to leave this feedback. Hotel Coachman takes pride in our property and is always looking for ways to improve our guest’s experience. Hotel Coachman is constantly upgrading and renovating our property, but it is always good to get an independent perspective of what we could improve on. I would be delighted to speak to... More

Christchurch, New Zealand
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Coachman is a proper hotel in a town with so many motels! The location is handy for the city centre and the university. The hotel seems to run a lot of functions, which gives it a buzz but doesn't compromise the atmosphere of quietness if the rooms that I have stayed in. It has very spacious suites and dedicated... More

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms are light, warm and comfortable, though the decor is a heavy and old-fashioned. Free wi-fi, comfortable beds, quiet room which makes for excellent business travel. The restaurant menu is a bit middle-of-the-road but there are other dining options nearby.

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Palmerston North
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95 reviews 95 reviews
15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We tend to go to this Hotel because it usually ticks all our boxes. We were dining elsewhere (maybe not such a good choice this time as the meal was just ok) but the room was warm to come back to as we had left the heat pump on, and bed was comfy and we slept well. Good breakfast and... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

Stayed overnight for business. Comfortable room that was warm, clean and had all the facilities that I needed. Great to get free WIFI :-). Friendly, helpful staff who advised us to book for dinner as the hotel was I full that night. There was lots of choice for dinner including many gluten free options. Good wine selection and reasonably priced.

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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights on a package deal, standard hotel room nice, has two sets of net curtains would have got rid of the white ones in the window as room is quite dark, bed very soft and bouncy which might be okay for some people, bathroom had been semi updated, everything was clean and staff very friendly, breakfast... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

we stayed in the garden villa room its slightly seperate from the hotel and is huge, two story top story has two good sized bedrooms ( one queen and one double) a huge lounge with two very big comfortable couches, a dining table for 6 a reasonable sized balcony, well stocked kitchen and seoperate washing machine and drier. It also... More

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Napier, New Zealand
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96 reviews 96 reviews
63 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The bed was super comfy, the location was great (very close to inner city shopping centre), the chocolate biscuits were a nice touch, the bathroom was clean and very nice, free wifi always a bonus. The Coachman has two signs - when you come from the city towards it, the first sign leads you to the motel units and what... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

This was my visit for around 20 years to the Coachman and the standard was great. The décor could be described as country English, but it suits the hotel. Certainly my room had a luxurious feel about it, with 9 pillows on the spacious bed and the bathroom was better than most hotels I have stayed at. I would happily... More

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Hamilton, New Zealand
19 reviews 19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

we stayed here for two nights and stayed in one of the studio motels and found the price per night very reasonable. the hotel room had everything we needed, kitchen,tv,bathroom. we could use the spa, pool and gym however we didn't get the opportunity due to our schedule to use these. The bed was terrible, it was lobsided and it... 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*
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