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Distinction Palmerston North Hotel & Conference Centre

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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good46%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our second visit and this time it was very disappointing. The welcome was average. We were told we could park in the car park. When we drove in there were no spaces. Wish they had just told us. We were on the first...More

Thank Lifeofbec78
Response from DistinctionTeam, General Manager at Distinction Palmerston North Hotel & Conference CentreResponded 1 week ago

Dear Lifeofbec78 I would firstly like to thank you for taking the time to write a review and provide the hotel with all important feedback. I was disappointed to read your comments and please be assured I am following up on these issues with the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Signage not obvious specially in the dark and with road works. parking on the street is not secure for vehicles maybe look at getting equal parking to equal rooms. Staff were friendly and welcoming and check in was easy. Lift to second floor did not...More

Thank Eggy62
Response from DistinctionTeam, Front Office Manager at Distinction Palmerston North Hotel & Conference CentreResponded 1 week ago

Good Morning, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with some feedback from your stay in Palmerston North. We are disappointed that we did not fully meet your expectations for your stay and thank you for your suggestions. We have two different wings...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was good to be here again recently. I still loved the elegant Edwardian elevator and the Heritage building in general. The staff were helpful and the room well suited to our quick overnight midwinter stay. This hotel also has good parking available outside as...More

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Response from DistinctionTeam, Front Office Manager at Distinction Palmerston North Hotel & Conference CentreResponded 1 week ago

Good Morning Perry, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us in Palmerston North. We appreciate that our guests have choice when choosing where to stay in Palmerston North and it is great to hear that you keep coming back to...More

Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Bottom line up front, stuffy dated rooms that are not well cared for. Friendly staff though. Partner and I decided to stay here for a function in Palmerston North. Everything is okay, with just a little lack of care everywhere, some of the lights in...More

Thank Cameron A
Response from DistinctionTeam, Front Office Manager at Distinction Palmerston North Hotel & Conference CentreResponded 12 July 2018

Good Afternoon Cameron, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with some feedback from your stay. We appreciate all guest reviews as we continually strive to improve the service we deliver to our guests. We are disappointed that we did not meet your...More

Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Although staff were friendly and the bed was comfortable that's where the pleasantries ended. Timed hall lights were annoying. Couldn't find the lights witch for my room in the dark in arrival. Air con didn't turn on with my first several attempts. When it finally...More

Thank Tina D
Response from DistinctionTeam, Front Office Manager at Distinction Palmerston North Hotel & Conference CentreResponded 29 June 2018

Good Morning Tina, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay with us. We are disappointed to hear that we did not meet your expectations and are sorry that the power card for the lights was not clearly explained to...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Free Parking
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$88 - US$132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Business Hotel in Palmerston North
#5 Luxury Hotel in Palmerston North
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$88 - US$132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Business Hotel in Palmerston North
#5 Luxury Hotel in Palmerston North
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
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Room & Suite (37)
Dining (8)
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justmeonarock o
1 September 2014|
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Response from Distinctionpn | Property representative |
Dear justmeonarock Thank you for your question We are 10 min drive from the airport (6.2km).We are one of the closest hotels to the airport. All Taxis know our location and if you need any assistance please give us a... More
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"rooms that do not go to the second floor as too many steps"
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"The second floor is pleasant."
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"My room was on the second floor and had a good view but I think you would have a view even from the first..."
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"Ask for one with good lighting"
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