2 Best Hotels in Palmerston North, North Island's West Coast

Distinction Hotel Palmerston North

$$ | 175 Cuba St., Palmerston North, 4410, New Zealand

The city's largest hotel occupies a 1927 heritage building (check out the cage-style elevator, one of the country's oldest). In addition to comfortable queen-bed rooms, the hotel has an on-site restaurant serving modern New Zealand cuisine, a cozy house bar, and a larger bar with big-screen television for sports viewing. It also has major conference and function facilities, so a stay may be shared with wedding guests or meeting delegates.

Pros

  • In central city
  • Good facilities
  • Elevator access

Cons

  • Guest rooms lack character
  • Traffic noise
  • Not a lot of personality here
175 Cuba St., Palmerston North, 4410, New Zealand
06-355–5895
hotel Details
85 rooms
Rate Includes: No Meals

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Quest Palmerston North

$$ | 109 Fitzherbert Ave., Palmerston North, 4110, New Zealand

This is a fairly standard apartment-style chain hotel, but it's the newest in town, and it's as close as you'll get to the central city. It comes with some extras like access to an off-site gym and secure car parking. The one- and two-bedroom apartments have separate living and dining areas, and even the studios have a small kitchen and laundry facilities.

Pros

  • Close to town
  • Laundry in every unit
  • Local restaurant charge-back scheme

Cons

  • No on-site restaurant
  • No outdoor grounds or balconies
  • Gym is off-premises
109 Fitzherbert Ave., Palmerston North, 4110, New Zealand
06-357--7676
hotel Details
41 rooms
Rate Includes: No Meals

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