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Astral Motel
3 stars

Astral Motel

46 Somme Parade, Whanganui, New Zealand
Whanganui, New Zealand
See location+64 6347 9063
From
$128
Cheapest

rate per night

7.6
Good
based on 606 reviews
606 reviews
Room type
Provider
Nightly total
Standard Room
Queen room

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About Astral Motel

  • Motel Room
    You’ll have direct access to the parking lot
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free
Riverwalk motel in Whanganui with free parking Along with concierge services, this motel has laundry facilities and free newspapers. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include tour/ticket assistance and a garden. Astral Motel offers 15 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary newspapers and coffee/tea makers. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Televisions come with satellite channels. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include showers and hair dryers. This Whanganui motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested. The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.
Prices are based on 1 night including VAT, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at Astral Motel

  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Free parking
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Airport shuttle
  • Internet

Kitchen

  • Electric kettle
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenware
  • Stovetop
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Kettle
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Dining area
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Free toiletries
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned

General

  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Garden view
  • Sofa
  • Telephone
  • Storage available

Bathroom

  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Disabled access
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge service
  • Room service
  • Express check-out
  • 24-hour front desk

Outdoor

  • Terrace/Patio
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Cribs available
  • Playground

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle
  • Free parking

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities
  • Iron and ironing board

Bedroom

  • Electric blankets
  • Wardrobe or closet

Workspace

  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Dining

  • Dining table

Things to do

  • Bicycle hire

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping

Reviews of Astral Motel

7.6
Good606 verified reviews
2.6Friends
5.1Solo
12.0Families
9.0Couples

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The questions and answers provided in this section are generated by an artificial intelligence model based on a summarisation of user hotel reviews and hotel informationSee more

They offer insights and recommendations from previous guests to help future visitors enhance their stay at the hotel.

What can I expect from the beds at Astral Motel?

Guests have praised the extremely comfortable beds and bedding at Astral Motel, ensuring a good night's sleep during your stay.

Is parking available at Astral Motel?

Astral Motel offers ample parking right outside the rooms, providing convenient and secure parking for guests.

How is the food quality at Astral Motel?

While Astral Motel does not offer breakfast, guests have found the kitchen facilities to be great, and there are plenty of dining options nearby for a satisfying meal.

What is the cleanliness like at Astral Motel?

Guests have consistently praised the cleanliness of the rooms and the spotless floors and surfaces at Astral Motel, ensuring a pleasant and hygienic stay.

What is the customer service like at Astral Motel?

Astral Motel is known for its excellent service and friendly staff, ensuring a pleasant and accommodating experience for all guests.

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They offer insights and recommendations from previous guests to help future visitors enhance their stay at the hotel.

Opt for a Room with a View

Several guests mentioned that the views from the rooms were spectacular. Opting for a room with a balcony facing the fountain comes highly recommended.

Consider Low Season Visits

If you prefer quieter times, consider visiting in June, which is the low season. This could provide a more peaceful experience.

Nearby Attractions

The hotel is conveniently located near various attractions such as Kowhai Park, Sarjeant Gallery, and Queens Park, making it an ideal choice for exploring the area.

Room Selection

Some guests recommended checking the room facilities thoroughly, especially the kitchen and bathroom, to ensure they meet your specific needs and preferences.

Family-Friendly Amenities

If you're traveling with children, take advantage of the babysitting or child care services and the playground available at the hotel.

Consider Noise Levels

Some guests noted traffic noise, so if you're sensitive to sound, consider requesting a room away from the road or bringing earplugs.

Check for Maintenance Issues

A few guests reported minor maintenance issues such as loose toilet seats and missing remotes, so it's advisable to check these upon arrival and report any concerns to the staff.

Explore Nearby Dining Options

Guests mentioned that finding food in the area can be challenging, especially in the evenings, so consider planning dining options in advance, especially on quieter evenings.

Take Advantage of the Kitchen Facilities

If you prefer self-catering, the well-equipped kitchen facilities, including a refrigerator, microwave, and kitchenware, provide the convenience of preparing your meals.

Consider Room Upgrades

Some guests suggested that the motel could benefit from room upgrades, so if you prefer modern accommodations, consider inquiring about any newly renovated rooms.

Location

46 Somme Parade, Whanganui

What's nearby

  • Kowhai Park0.6 km
  • Sarjeant Gallery1.2 km
  • Queens Park1.2 km
  • Whanganui Museum1.2 km
  • Moutoa Gardens1.3 km
  • Ward Observatory1.4 km
  • Victoria Park1.4 km
  • New Zealand Glassworks1.5 km
  • Whanganui Riverboat Centre and Museum1.5 km
  • Watt Fountain1.5 km
  • Memorial Tower2 km
  • South Beach6 km

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 13:00, check out anytime before 10:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

Essential information about Astral Motel

Low season

August

High season

December

Average price (weeknight)

$137

Average price (weekend night)

$127
Cheapest month to stay with an average 12% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 37% rise in price.
Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.
Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a room at Astral Motel

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Top tips for your stay at Astral Motel

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Astral Motel, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in August and May.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at Astral Motel, plan to stay on a Saturday or Sunday. The most expensive day is usually Monday.
  • The cheapest price a room at Astral Motel was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $123, while the most expensive was $123.
  • How long should you stay at Astral Motel? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 1 day.

FAQs when booking at Astral Motel

  • Where is Astral Motel located?

    Astral Motel is located at 46 Somme Parade, 1.4 km from the centre of Whanganui. Kowhai Park is the closest landmark to Astral Motel.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Astral Motel?

    Check-in time is 13:00 and check-out time is 10:00 at Astral Motel.

  • Does Astral Motel offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Astral Motel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Does Astral Motel offer free parking?

    Yes, Astral Motel offers free parking.

  • How far is Astral Motel from the airport?

    Astral Motel is 5.2 km from Wanganui. Astral Motel is 65.5 km from Palmerston North.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Astral Motel hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Astral Motel in Whanganui and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Astral Motel and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Astral Motel.

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Good to know

Value for money

8.3

Distance to city centre

1.4 km

Nearest airport

Wanganui

Distance to airport

5.2 km