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The Railway Hotel Backpackers

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275 Main Street, Palmerston North 4410 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Multilingual Staff
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Reviewed 18 July 2018

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay with The Railway Hotel Backpackers. With a fine balance of convenience and tranquility, the location is ideal for those who want to make the best of Palmy’s urban and natural facets. The en-suited room has got everything you would expect...More

Thank Michelle S
Response from Garry Y, Owner at The Railway Hotel BackpackersResponded 21 July 2018

Thank you Michelle. It's a simple little place that we try to make it welcoming for guests. Your feedback is very important to us. Garry Young

Reviewed 17 July 2018

I booked in the bunk room one night and a single room the second night. When I arrived Gary upgraded me to the single room both nights which was cool. Having breakfast included starts the day well. It is an old historic building. I remember...More

Thank GeorgeS5817
Response from Garry Y, Owner at The Railway Hotel BackpackersResponded 21 July 2018

Thanks again George. See you again we hope. Garry Young

Reviewed 13 April 2018

Really, really good for the price room is very well equipped and wifi is excellent. Great service as well, friendly people all round. Communal amenities are great and the building is a beautiful historic trust building and nicely decorated. Definitely recommend this as the price...More

Thank SamK3342
Response from Garry Y, Owner at The Railway Hotel BackpackersResponded 13 April 2018

You are welcome Sam. Glad you stayed with us. The staff will go the extra mile because we believe we have a nice product here. Really appreciate you taking the time to comment. Thank you. Garry Young

Reviewed 9 April 2018

I was surprized to find a place like this in Palmerston North. I traveled there for business and wanted to try a different place than i normally stay.. I stayed in an en-suited room for 5 nights and thoroughly enjoyed the facilities and the room...More

Thank KylieYng
Response from Garry Y, Owner at The Railway Hotel BackpackersResponded 13 April 2018

Hi Kylie, thank you for taking a gamble on us. So glad you liked our place. It is a cheaper alternative for sure. If customers are unhappy, i'm unhappy. Hope to see you again. Garry Young

Reviewed 14 January 2018

I stayed here at the end of Novemver 2017. First of all I wish to start with the positives. The owner was welcoming. Extremely helpful. However, there was a bad odour in the hallway and the pungant smell of cigarrette smoke. It was very off...More

Thank JonathanT1812
Response from Garry Y, Owner at The Railway Hotel BackpackersResponded 16 January 2018

Hi Jonathan, Thank you for the feedback. Sorry you didn't like us. I would like to refute some of your points. The 3 bed bunk room you were in is 16sq metres, we don't consider that claustrophobic, the room also has a very high ceiling....More

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Description
The Hotel is best described as a Backpacker Budget Hotel which concentrates on the Backpacker fraternity. We have an excellant assortment of rooms. Bunk rooms, double & single private rooms through to private ...More en-suites with all amenities. We also do longer term stays. All rooms have Heater, Air/con, fridge, microwave, TV, crockery & cutlery, plus free unlimited high speed internet throughout the Hotel for all guests. We have a guest kitchen open 24/7 for guests use. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Microwave
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Formerly known as
The New Railway Hotel
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Palmerston North
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Formerly known as
The New Railway Hotel
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Palmerston North
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Traveller (14)
Room & Suite (31)
Dining (5)
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