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Downtown Cinemas Palmerston North

Open Now: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Review Highlights
Nice enough

Good temperature and comfy seating with a fair sized screen. This isn’t the best cinema I’ve ever... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2018
Wellington, New Zealand
via mobile
Popular cinema, plenty of theaters.

There were a lot of theaters, lines get busy about 15 minutes before a movie showing so best to get... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
Napier, New Zealand
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Traveller Overview
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good38%
  • Average20%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible0%
22 Jan 2018
“Nice enough ”
27 Jul 2018
“HATE the assigned seating!”
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70 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North 4414, New Zealand
+64 6-355 5656
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Reviewed 27 July 2018

When asked 'where would you like to sit?' my initial response was 'Why?' This is little Palmy North, folks, not Auckland. Assigned seats with only about 30 moviegoers in a 300 seat theatre? So not necessary, especially when all of us were crammed in together...More

1  Thank mrskjj
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

This is probably one of the worst cinema experiences my wife and i had when attending on holidays. The customer service left alot to be desired with the staff member being very disinterested in selling us tickets to bwgin with. We requested to be seated...More

1  Thank Shaun H
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

When we got our tickets we were ask where we would like to sit, that was good but after we got our tickets there was a school come in behind us that ended up seeing the same movie that we did which took our sits...More

Thank cowguls
Reviewed 7 February 2018

This venue now offers the option of Alcohol purchases. Unfortunately as we were purchasing our tickets, it was discovered that the 'licensed' person was not on site, so they quickly put up a 'no alcohol sales' sign in front of us! Disappointing. Then to discover...More

1  Thank Brendan C
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Good temperature and comfy seating with a fair sized screen. This isn’t the best cinema I’ve ever been to but there’s definitely nothing wrong with it.

Thank D P
Reviewed 17 April 2017

There were a lot of theaters, lines get busy about 15 minutes before a movie showing so best to get in before then. The prices are very high for a NZ cinema so keep that in mind when going there.

Thank ChrisHamNZ
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

The seats in the cinema were so very hard and low, extremely uncomfortable! And the sound quality was extremely poor - way too loud!

Thank Arlena S
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Well it's the only cinema in Palmerston North. Expensive in my opinion, tickets are around $20. When I was there, there is a loyalty scheme where you get discounts. That is probably the way to go. Clean. Nothing to complain about in terms of quality.

Thank discountbay
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The staff are always friendly. The cinema itself is looking a bit tired in terms of decor and bathroom facilities, perhaps it will be upgraded as the ground floor is. But its good to have the variety of movies given it has 8 theatres.

Thank kiwikessler
Reviewed 13 September 2016

George and I went to watch Andre Rieu's 2016 concert in his hometown of Maastricht. Excellent afternoon and of course great music. We are going up to Auckland in November to hear him "live" and that will be a real thrill. I booked our seats...More

1  Thank Joan M
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