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Copthorne Hotel Palmerston North
Ranked #11 of 25 Hotels in Palmerston North
Reviewed 31 January 2014

WE stayed in one of the detached suites for one night. Considering the main tower block is being renovated it was not excessably noisy.
Suites are very dated and not very sound proof but reasonably clean.
Main bed ideal for romancing couple as the hollow in the middle always bought us together.
For the price good enough for a flying visit.

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 29 December 2013

I booked this hotel as it was in a great location and is part of the Millennium hotel chain. I won't go to another Millennium hotel if they are all like this.

The room was dated and tired. The bed was awful. It was probably originally in the honeymoon suite. The middle was so soft and had no support which gave me a sore back.

There is no air conditioning and the TV was about 20 years old. You are watching wide screen content on a 4:3 screen with poor picture quality. No response to my enquiry for a better TV.

The most disgusting issue was finding hairs(not mine) in the bathroom.

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled solo
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Reviewed 9 December 2013

We stayed up on the top floor - given an upgrade actually .. for no extra cost. Pleasant room with nice view. Staff friendly and helpful. We were at a conference and the Palmerston North Conference Centre was not too far away by foot

Room Tip: Try for the top floor looking out to the ranges to the east - great view.
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  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Carey L, General Manager at Copthorne Hotel Palmerston North, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2013

Thank you for your comments. Great to hear you enjoyed your time with us

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Reviewed 7 December 2013

Can you imagine an hotel where the spa is out because of maintenance but don't expect apologize and discounts... Can you imagine an hotel where the internet is so expensive and slow ? Can you imagine an hotel where the staff is not friendly and told you to leave ? Can you imagine an hotel where the check out time is 10.00 am and where nobody told you you will be charged 10$ more because you tried to sleep a little bit more on Sunday morning... You ll find it ! An advise : go away !

  • Stayed: December 2013
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Carey L, General Manager at Copthorne Hotel Palmerston North, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2013

Thank you for your comments. Please accept my sincere apologies for the shortcomings you experienced. The hotel is currently undergoing extensive refurbishment work in the area that houses the gymnasium and spa. Improvements to Internet connectivity and speed are scheduled to occur over the next 3 months.

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Reviewed 6 December 2013

The room was excellent value at the price we paid - clean, comfortable and well-appointed. The service at reception was also excellent - friendly and efficient.
However, if you were thinking of eating there I suggest you take the short stroll down to the Square and spend much less on a better meal at one of the many cafes and restaurants around George Street. I mean to say, at $35 a pop "youse guys" would expect the chef to get the steaks right at least, wouldn't you?

Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Carey L, General Manager at Copthorne Hotel Palmerston North, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2013

Thank you for providing feedback. Disappointing to hear that your dining experience was not up to standard. I will be sure to discuss your comments with our F&B team to ensure improvements are made
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Carey Lister
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Reviewed 13 November 2013

Great stay, Comfortable, clean rooms and great big screen tv. Great staff. Nice breakfast, Met all our requirements. Would highly recommend it to all the people I know, Great value for money. Loved the going green option for room service and the dedication to the environment, Great going the extra mile.

Room Tip: Choose the tower mush better accomadation.
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  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Carey L, General Manager at Copthorne Hotel Palmerston North, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2013

Thank you for posting such positive feedback. It is great to hear that your stay was a success

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Reviewed 10 November 2013

Very good value in a comfortable,clean room. The staff member on reception was pleasant and welcoming. Room felt nice and modern - shame there was nothing there to tell you how to work the tv-ie what channels were available etc. The breakfast was good - wide range of choices. My only complaint was that we had booked a room for 3 people (and were charged for 3)yet there were only 2 towels provided, 2 cups & tea and coffee for two - it is annoying when you have booked for more than 2 people that they cannot prepare the room accordingly.

Room Tip: The room in the tower block was very pleasant but I would not stay in one of the 'motel' uni...
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  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with family
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Carey L, Manager at Copthorne Hotel Palmerston North, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2013

Thank you for your comments. My apologies for the oversight regarding third person amenities. I appreciate you taking the time to let me know
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Additional Information about Copthorne Hotel Palmerston North

Address: 110 Fitzherbert Avenue, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand (Formerly Kingsgate Hotel Palmerston North)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Palmerston North
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#8 Luxury Hotel in Palmerston North
Price Range: £45 - £100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Copthorne Hotel Palmerston North 4*
Number of rooms: 76
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Copthorne Hotel Palmerston North offers 76 contemporary guest rooms ranging from Superior Twin or King rooms and Family Units to premium Executive Suites with spa baths. All have been designed with your comfort in mind and offer a relaxing space to unwind whether staying for business or pleasure. Facilities include a restaurant, bar, gym, 4 meeting rooms, 24 hour room service and a guest laundry. The hotel also offers complimentary car parking on site. ... more   less 
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Kingsgate Palmerston North

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