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The Cobb Hotel

06/04/2017 06/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the family room and stayed on a Saturday night and I realised when I opened the door to the room I'd stayed in the exact room about 15 years ago, it still had the same duvet covers and it didn't look great then. There was one double bed in the room which had epic roll together, and 3...

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Feilding
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel was a great place for an inexpensive but delicious meal. For all ages.Our table ranged from 3 years to 83 and 3 in between. Really nice friendly and inexpensive and very generous portions. Well done.

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed April 15, 2017

Went here for dinner on our first night in Palmerston North. Service was very friendly and welcoming. Atmosphere was nice (reminded me of country pub friendliness). Meals were excellent - can recommend the beef burger. So good in fact that we went back here the next night so can also recommend the fish and chips. Portion sizes were big (farmer...

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Herzliya, Israel
Reviewed April 8, 2017

We decided to stop in Palmerston North on the way to Wellington. I would say it is a 2 star hotel. The check in was in the bar down the hall, and check out was just by putting the key back in a box. there was nobody in the reception of the hotel during all our staying there.... The room...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

Very tired hotel, or expensive backpackers, on top of the pub. It wasn't as loud as I was expecting, but in need of a good disinfectant. Blood on the vallance, mouldy old ?water coming out of the shower rose, funky smell, warm fridge. Woke in the night to my mattress half off the bed. Would stay again if desperate.

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Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

My rugby team and myself stayed here on our end of season tour. The rooms were great for our needs. We were given access to a private onsite bar with bar staff. Fantastic experience. Would recommend to all teams. Facilities and location.

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Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

Came in for dinner, menu full of a lot of great options. Went with the Porterhouse steak, came out of the kitchen promptly (under 15 mins), cooked perfectly medium-rare as I requested, salad was great, all in all a generous meal.

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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
Reviewed February 16, 2017

We were very late arriving having phoned ahead to say so, greeted well by bar person who actually helped with a snack after kitchen closed. Room was fine, a bit dated but ok for the price. We had read up and knew this could be a noisy Hotel but it was empty at our arrival. Bed and pillows really soft...

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Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

If you enjoy wheeling your suit case through a busy bar then this is the place for you! No dinner mint left on my pillow but there was what looked like sweet n sour sauce from the previous guest. Don't bring your own soap... there's plenty in the shower.. already used. House keeping is very welcoming even in the morning...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Friendly staff, amazing pub food..really impressed. Rooms how ever were very tired and dated . Basic maintenance not done. Our bathroom ceiling was completely covered in mould. Just needed a spray and wipe. I must say the beds although old were super comfy. Some bulbs missing in lights. Good place to crash if you have had a few bevvies!

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Empire Hotel has historic associations with Palmerston North - it was the city's first school. In 1890 the school was relocated and the building was converted into a hotel and has been a popular hotel both for local residents and visitors to the city.Our 14 rooms are comfortable and tidy. They have ensuite bathrooms, tea/coffee making facilities and SKY TV. Located in the city centre makes for an easy stroll to shopping and inner city attractions. The bar downstairs is one of the most popular bars in town and we also boast having Palmerston North’s only Mexican Restaurant. We’re perfect for golfers or sports teams looking to stay and enjoy the great night life of Palmerston North. With all the above, Off street parking, 18 gaming machines, Manned TAB facilities, a pool table, covered smoking areas, and only a five minute drive to airport, you can't go wrong! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Cobb Hotel

Address: 528 Main Street | Cnr Princess & Main Streets, Palmerston North 4440, New Zealand (Formerly Empire Hotel)
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Palmerston North
Price Range: $59 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Cobb Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Sorry didn't stay there only had a meal in fact been back twice more since”
AdeleFeilding, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Don`t go near the vent extractors rooms, ask”
CelticConnexionsTour, Feb 16, 2017 | Read review
“all rooms are dirty and noisy no A/c”
MarianneW630, Mar 13, 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on the side facing the car parking area are not over the bar.”
Takingitscourse, Dec 13, 2013 | Read review
“It is and older type of pub but the meals are worth it”
judithm783, Oct 7, 2013 | Read review
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