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    The Railway Hotel Backpackers

    275 Main Street, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
    011 64 6-880 0467
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    • Excellent70%
    • Very good23%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible5%
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    “bed dorm” (3 reviews)
    “caring hosts” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Business Centre
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 58 reviews

    Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

    It was really nice staying in this backpackers. I've stayed in a 3 bed dorm. It was clean and the beds comfortable. I've made a mistake at the booking but it wasn't a problem. It's located pretty close to the town centre and you can...More

    Thank claosland
    Response from Garry Y, Owner at The Railway Hotel BackpackersResponded 18 August 2017

    Thank you Claosland for the kind feedback. We have made a big effort to make our Bunk beds really comfortable. Garry Young

    Reviewed 18 June 2017

    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 20 June 2017

    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

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    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Palmerston North
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    "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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