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    The Railway Hotel Backpackers

    275 Main Street, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent71%
    • Very good22%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible5%
    Travellers talk about
    “caring hosts” (3 reviews)
    “fast wifi” (3 reviews)
    “hair driers” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Kitchenette
    Business Centre
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Breakfast included
    Pool
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    1 - 5 of 57 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Stayed here for a night last week. Arrived on Intercity Bus and walked about 10 mins to the hotel. Booked directly with them for a 3 bed dorm. Arrived at about 7.15PM and tried to look for the door that leads to the backpacker. Entered...More

    1  Thank David_TanPuchong
    Response from Garry Y, Owner at The Railway Hotel BackpackersResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thanks for staying with us David, glad you enjoyed our little place. The Bar downstairs is a separate business to us. Sometimes they are just plain lazy and forget that they are in the hospitality business, that aside, happy travels, hope to see you again....More

    Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

    This was the most equipped stop we had clean and basic full shower and bathroom in room. Bed very comfortable air con breakfast light provided. Microwave in room and plunger coffee plenty of towels fresh milk soap good shower. Nice owner/manager showed us our room...More

    1  Thank TasmaniaLovesydney
    Response from Garry Y, Owner at The Railway Hotel BackpackersResponded 28 March 2017

    Thank you so much for great feedback. With the travelling you guys have done and all your reviews, this is important to us. Hope to see you again. Garry Young.

    Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

    Needed a place to stay in Palmerston North at very short notice. Barry was very helpful, even picked me up from the airport and dropped me off the next morning. Had a very good sleep. Great backpackers.

    Thank gregandsusie
    Response from Garry Y, Owner at The Railway Hotel BackpackersResponded 17 March 2017

    Thank you for the nice compliment. Barrie dropped me off at the airport then picked you up. Always a pleasure. Garry Young

    Reviewed 26 February 2017

    I attended Massey Uni for three weeks to complete a Masters degree & stayed at this Backpackers in a ladies bunk room. I don't normally do reviews, but felt this place is exceptional and warranted a mention. Barrie was a very caring Host. I haven't...More

    1  Thank yunwu
    Response from Garry Y, Owner at The Railway Hotel BackpackersResponded 17 March 2017

    Thank you for staying with us Wu Yun and hope the rest of your trip is successful. Garry Young

    Reviewed 23 February 2017

    I'll start with the positives...the owners were friendly, the facilities clean, the wifi worked and basic breakfast was provided. But the whole place felt dark and depressing. The building is run down and in a somewhat dingy corner of town. The worst was the mattress....More

    1  Thank gretak45
    Response from Garry Y, Director of Sales at The Railway Hotel BackpackersResponded 26 February 2017

    Oh Wow. I'm so sorry to here about your experience, but you have reviewed the wrong Backpackers,. WE are in the CBD of Palmerston North, not a Dingy part of the City, the Backpacker part of the building certainly isn't run down or Dingy. We...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    Details
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Manawatu-Wanganui Region >
    • Palmerston North
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    Room Tips
    "Ladies Bunk room is good"
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    "rooms up front have a lovely view, but maybe a bit more traffic noise"
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    "Try Room 22, good view over Palmerston North to the ranges."
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    "The Budget doubles are smaller but they are great."
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