Skip to main content
Beginning of main content
4.4 out of 5

"We enjoyed the stay, location great & friendly staff. " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 02 Aug 2020

Enter dates to see availability

Hotel Description

Distinction Palmerston North Hotel & Conference Centre places you in the center of Palmerston North, within a short 5-minute stroll of New Zealand Rugby Museum and City Library. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant and in-room free WiFi.

All 85 rooms feature TVs with cable channels, and you can enjoy coffee/tea makers, safes, and hair dryers. In-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators and room service. Irons/ironing boards, desks, and free toiletries are also available.

The restaurant, Nosh Restaurant, is open for breakfast and dinner. For a drink, you can stop by the hotel's own bar/lounge. Business travelers can take advantage of conference space and a business center. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, concierge services, and a 24-hour front desk. Buffet breakfast is available daily between 6:30 AM and 9:30 AM. There's also the convenience of limited parking.

With a stay at this 4-star Palmerston North hotel, you'll be 4.2 km (2.6 mi) from Massey University.

Tower Standard Twin

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
NZ$122* Per night/room 6 Nov. - 7 Nov.

Heritage Superior

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Heritage Standard

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Tower Superior

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Distinction Palmerston North Hotel & Conference Centre ratings based on 520 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.4 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Distinction Palmerston North Hotel & Conference Centre

Everyone (213) Couples (205) Business (2) Family (94)
5 out of 5
We enjoyed the stay, location great & friendly staff.

Posted by , from New Plymouth on 2 Aug. 2020

Was this review helpful to you?
5 out of 5

Posted by on 14 Jun. 2020

Was this review helpful to you?
4 out of 5
great location and good value for money, have stayed a few times and will again.

Posted by , from Kapiti on 4 Jun. 2020

Was this review helpful to you?
4 out of 5
It took me a while to get used to the hum that you hear when you are in bed .

Posted by , from Inglewood on 18 Mar. 2020

Was this review helpful to you?
4 out of 5
The proximity to town. The professionalism of the staff and the high standard of the room and bathroom.

Posted by on 15 Mar. 2020

Was this review helpful to you?
2 out of 5
I was put in the old part of the hotel and I found the room very average, a little noisy and note well appointed. I travel a lot for business and want just a bit more comfort than the old part of the building offers

Posted by on 29 Jan. 2020

Was this review helpful to you?
3 out of 5

Posted by on 22 Jan. 2020

Was this review helpful to you?
3 out of 5
A/C didn’t work - room was very hot all night resulting in terrible night sleep

Posted by on 16 Jan. 2020

Was this review helpful to you?
3 out of 5

Posted by on 9 Jan. 2020

Was this review helpful to you?
5 out of 5
Comfortable room, friendly and efficient staff. As we were not sure when we would be arriving having check in available well into the evening made travelling less stressful.

Posted by on 19 Dec. 2019

Was this review helpful to you?

About the Distinction Palmerston North Hotel & Conference Centre

Location 175 Cuba Street, Palmerston North, 4441

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. There's an onsite business center. Public spaces have free WiFi. There are 4 meeting rooms available. The business-friendly Distinction Palmerston North Hotel & Conference Centre also features concierge services, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. This 4-star Palmerston North hotel is smoke free.

  • 85 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Concierge
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: Wellington Intl. Airport (WLG) (149.3 km / 92.7 mi)

Room Amenities

Distinction Palmerston North Hotel & Conference Centre offers 85 accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room dining
  • Television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM.

Nosh Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast and dinner.

Room service is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 35 per stay.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.Staff at the property wear personal protective equipment and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and dinner, and also through room service.

  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Security system
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are not in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: NZD 25 per person (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 35 per stay

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Palmerston North Travelodge
  • Travelodge Hotel Palmerston North
  • Travelodge Palmerston North
  • Distinction Palmerston North Hotel
  • Distinction Palmerston North
  • Novotel Palmerston North
  • Palmerston North Novotel
  • Travelodge Palmerston North Hotel Palmerston North
  • Distinction Palmerston North Hotel & Conference Centre Hotel

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

url importing http://www.wotif.co.nz/Palmerston-North-Hotels-Distinction-Palmerston-North-Hotel-&-Conference-Centre.h994295-p2.Hotel-Reviews?rm1=a2&
There was an error importing /Palmerston-North-Hotels-Distinction-Palmerston-North-Hotel-&-Conference-Centre.h994295-p2.Hotel-Reviews?rm1=a2&, error: javax.servlet.jsp.JspTagException: 301 http://www.wotif.co.nz/Palmerston-North-Hotels-Distinction-Palmerston-North-Hotel-&-Conference-Centre.h994295-p2.Hotel-Reviews?rm1=a2&
*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.