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Easy to book, excellent rates, fast check in and friendly service.

August 15, 2017

Ross C.


Clean,comfortable and friendly staff

August 03, 2017

Mark P.

Quality of stay is above expectation

Overall the room, facilities, staff and service is above expectation. A pleasurable stay has been had and the Fork and Dagger Bar and restaurant are a favourite.

August 03, 2017


Good Location, close to shops and entertainments

More spacious rooms and very comfortable environment. More facilities available like gym, swimming pool, dining etc at one place. close to all kind of shops make more easy to buy stuff we wanted.

August 03, 2017

D. D.

Great One night stay

This has to be my fifth stay at Rydges Palmerston Hotel and like always the staff on front desk is very helpfully hazel in particular was nice to switch my room from suburb view to the city, the hotel room ... more

July 13, 2017


absolutely awesome !!

clean , comfortable ,great friendly helpful staff, great food and atmosphere in the restaurant and bar area, nothing was to much trouble for the staff ,would definitely reccommend

July 05, 2017

Bev D.

Comfortable stay, loved the late check out option when we joined up


June 28, 2017


Great Stay

Stayed for 5 nights in a King Single, was plenty of room and the bed was really comfortable. Room was cleaned daily and the cleaning staff were lovely. The only meal we ate at the Hotel was Saturday night buffet ... more

June 22, 2017

Brad A. C. G.

What a great place

Loved it. Rooms were great, extremely clean, spacious and the staff were terrific. Couldn't fault it at all.

June 22, 2017

T R.

Fantastic staff and facilities

An absolute pleasure to stay at. I travel a lot and Rydges if definitely my preferred accommodation provider. Great location, fantastic dining and bar area over looking the pool if you wish, or giant TV screens to watch the footy. ... more

June 12, 2017

Susan M.

Clean, friendly.

Elise in restaurant, James and Georgia front desk were absolutely brilliant, very friendly, very helpful. Stay here was fantastic. Looking forward to returning in the near future.Ok

May 29, 2017

J C.

Enjoyable, safe, clean and delicious!

I love staying at the Palmerston Rydges. The food is delicious, served quickly and they have friendly staff, The room and bathroom is always clean. Only suggestion is someone needs to clean the treadmills in the gym a bit more, ... more

March 19, 2017

Robyn H.

Excellent as always

I have stayed at your hotel for approx. 14 weeks over 2016 and will probably do the same this year. Clean rooms, fantastic pool that I like to exercise in early each morning, friendly staff, free newspapers, free parking are ... more

March 06, 2017

A M.

Disappointing for want of better meals

2 items of constructive criticism: 1) Breakfast was fine, lunch and dinner were both very ordinary. My Caesar salad looked as though it had been prepared in a blender. 2) The bathroom extraction fan in my room sounded like a ... more

March 06, 2017

Kristie S.

Great room, food not so good!

Our room was huge! GREAT! Customer service was good... We had $130 worth of room service that was very average, went down to have swim and got a Piña colada cocktail, within 10 minutes I went up to my room ... more

March 06, 2017

Stephen B.

Very good

My stay has been and always has been good will be coming back next week.

March 06, 2017



I love the art displayed in the hotel and would like to stay again for a while and visit the places where the art comes from - studios or shops or aboriginal cultural centres. Would it be possible for you ... more

March 02, 2017

Tina M.


I really enjoyed my stay. The facilities were great. Close to the shops buses etc. Very convenient location. Staff were great. Awesome stay.

March 01, 2017