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Kings Court Motel - Whanganui - Building
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9.2 Excellent (644 reviews)
Overview Reviews
A stay at Kings Court Motel places you in the heart of Whanganui, within a 15-minute walk of Whanganui Museum and Sarjeant Gallery. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Located closed to town yet quiet.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Good quiet location, easy walk into town.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The owner made our stay just that much better. We will be back and highly recommend King courts to others. Its not flashiest Motel we've stayed in but they have modernized where possible.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Excellent location, easy to walk to river, cafes etc. Nice and quiet. Very comfy and clean.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Comfort stay but not for honeymooners
Cons: Not informed about the room with kitchen.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Nice and comfortable, very clean and staff very helpful and friendly
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Lovely unit. Very quiet location yet close to everything. Will definitely stay again
Raceway Motel - Whanganui - Building
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9.2 Excellent (131 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Raceway Motel in Whanganui, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Whanganui Museum and Watt Fountain. Featured amenities include luggage storage and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
9.5 Excellent
Pros: Location was central, superbly clean, hospitality fantastic
Cons: Nothing really accommodation is going through a renovation but wasn't an issue.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We did not have the breakfast. The location was excellent for our needs
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very friendly helpful and oh the home baking home away from home
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Vicky is amazing and her baking is so yummy, very clean and friendly Thanks
Cons: Everything
7.0 Good
Pros: A functional place to stay while in transit. The motel was clean and functional if a little dated. Check in was quick and easy.
Cons: The shower worked intermittently and there wasn't a hair dryer.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very friendly and informative about attractions in the area.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Absolutely the place to stay. Greeted with cakes on arrival and muffins every morning what a wonderful gesture.
Cons: Having to wash our dishes on departure especially when we were in a hurry. First place we have stayed at and were expected to do this.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Very well presented older style property with everything I needed. Spacious room,clean and welcoming. Would recommend
Asure Cooks Gardens Motor Lodge - Whanganui - Building
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9.1 Excellent (358 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Located in Whanganui, Asure Cooks Gardens Motor Lodge is within a 15-minute walk of Whanganui Museum and Watt Fountain. Featured amenities include luggage storage and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: shower was great was there for a function just up the road so was able to walk to and from
7.9 Good
Pros: Convenient, good size rooms, clean and well appointed.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: They were professional and accommodating to my change of plans
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We didn't have breakfast there.
Cons: Nothing - it was great.
Braemar House B&b And Yha Hostel - Whanganui - Bedroom
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9.1 Excellent (130 reviews)
Overview Reviews
A stay at Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel places you in the heart of Whanganui, within a 15-minute walk of Moutoa Gardens and Sarjeant Gallery. Featured amenities include luggage storage, laundry facilities, and a library.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Friendly host, character house, comfortable and clean room. Very comfortable lounge with refreshments for B&B guests. We also used the backpackers kitchen which was clean and well equipped. Pleasant garden with safe bike storage. Then an absolutely awesome breakfast!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Friendly greeting. Bed very comfy. most of all the cleanliness was superb
Cons: Everything good. good value for money
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything is good: the owner and the staffs were so friendly, helpful and cheerful. Beautiful house and garden; inside and outside. Excellent breakfast.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The character is awesome and the host was so nice and accomodating.
Cons: Nothing
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Really comfortable rooms, shared bathroom super clean.
BK's Magnolia Motor Lodge - Whanganui - Building
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9.0 Excellent (262 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at BK's Magnolia Motor Lodge in Whanganui, you'll be within a 15-minute walk of Whanganui Museum and Watt Fountain. Featured amenities include a business center, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The shower was great. The location and room was just where we needed to be and the staff super helpful and nice.
Cons: Laundry hours were limited. After coming back from the river after dark it would have been great to use the laundry but it was locked after 9:00.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: very friendly host
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything!
Cons: Nothing.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The price was ok, the Motel clean and staff friendly. Kitchenette.
Cons: There was a gap around the entrance door.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Once again, we arrived early, and it was not a problem to get into our room. Had everything we needed for a night's stay. Always appreciate a motel that has filter coffee and tissues. Thanks
Cons: All good
Tamara Riverside Lodge - Whanganui - Building
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8.9 Excellent (372 reviews)
Riverview Motel - Whanganui - Building
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8.8 Excellent (584 reviews)
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Riverview Motel in Whanganui, you'll be on the riverwalk, within a 10-minute walk of Sarjeant Gallery and Moutoa Gardens. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Free self parking is available onsite.
7.0 Good
Pros: nice place to stay was not the room my wife thought it was some areas are looking a little old and need a do up
Cons: some parts of the room just need a tidy up the remote had no battery cover
9.0 Excellent
Pros: great size room. Good pressure in shower.
Cons: The bed was a bit firm for me. Hard for me to get to sleep
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Clean.spacious. friendly
Cons: No complaints.
7.0 Good
Pros: Evey thing but the best was the view
151 On London Motel - Whanganui - Building
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8.8 Excellent (424 reviews)
Overview Reviews
When you stay at 151 on London Motel in Whanganui, you'll be in the business district, within a 5-minute drive of Virginia Lake and Whanganui Museum. Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: How the power turns off when you take your swipe card out
Cons: Better block out blinds in the bedrooms maybe like drapes
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Best Motel we stayed in New Zealand , Facilities Cleanliness, Value for money and Comfort matched all our expectations.
7.1 Good
Pros: Helpful and very nice
Cons: Next to main road can be noisy
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I liked that the units were modern and very clean.
Cons: Location can be a bit noisy with traffic. Some guest arnt so respectful about quiet hours when parking and entering their units.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Very clean. Loved the 2 bedrooms.
Cons: A bit noisy. Guests were loud in car park late at night
3.0 Mediocre
Pros: The location was good and it was very quiet. Lovely and friendly staff
Cons: Unfortunately, I left the motel covered in flea bites. I woke up to bites all over my legs and when I pulled back the sheets you could see fleas jumping.
Riverside Motel - Whanganui - Bedroom
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8.8 Excellent (212 reviews)
Overview Reviews
A stay at Riverside Motel places you in the heart of Whanganui, within a 15-minute walk of Sarjeant Gallery and Queens Park. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a business center, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available 24 hours).
8.0 Excellent
Pros: position to river, close to facilities
Cons: Parking area could be covered
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Flexibility and privacy.
7.1 Good
Pros: Clean spacious located by the river near town
Cons: Water pressure low in shower
10.0 Excellent
Pros: It was clean and tidy ,excellent value for money and the staff are very friendly and helpful
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The location was great, Manager friendly and helpfull, Nice and clean, - loved the wee cat 'Lilly'.
Cons: Everything was fine.
4.0 Okay
Pros: Location good. Enough space in unit
Cons: Desperately needs upgrading and TLC. Better kitchen facilities. Matching cutlery In clean drawers and nicer cupboards would be good. Heater too noisy to be able to use. Fusty smell on arrival.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Very clean and comfortable on a pretty location opposite the river
Cons: Shower was small and not good lighting
The Rutland Arms Inn - Whanganui - Building
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8.6 Excellent (636 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at The Rutland Arms Inn in Whanganui, you'll be within a 5-minute walk of Watt Fountain and Whanganui Museum. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great breakfast included in the price.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Breakfats was great, the hotel room was very nice.
7.5 Good
Pros: Location downtown Whanganui is very central, next to everything. Very easy to get to the Reserve park. Has its own parking. Staff were very courteous
Cons: It’s unconvenient without lift when having 2 weeks travel bags
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Great central location, with free parking. A character building with spacious rooms and friendly staff.
Cons: Some of the bathrooms need an upgrade, including on the shower water pressure. My friends had a room facing the street and it was noisy on a Saturday night, so ask for a room away from the street if that might be a problem.
6.7 Good
Pros: Location was good, easy access to and from the highway. Bedroom was spacious and bed comfortable.
Cons: No welcoming reception area, had to go into bar to find someone. Communication between staff poor, our late arrival (which I had advised them of ) was not expected. Told kitchen was closed at 20:45, the email record advised it would be open until 21:30. In the end they did provide a hot snack which was freshly cooked. No lift, several stairs. Information about our stay not forthcoming I had to ask e.g. where our room was, when and where breakfast was served, where to park etc. Breakfast felt as if we were an inconvenience, no self service, had to choose cereal for them to serve.
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Whanganui River Top 10 Holiday Park in Whanganui, you'll be within a 10-minute drive of Moutoa Gardens and Whanganui Museum. Featured amenities include multilingual staff, laundry facilities, and a water dispenser. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Highly recommended the chalets they have set up! Better value than a hotel, I will definitely be back.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Loved the room, so fresh, clean, and being so close to the awa was beautiful. Enjoyed the games room and the facilities on offer. We will definitely be returning with our whanau in future.
5.8 Okay
Pros: Good facilities for children
Cons: Coffee cups not clean - this could have been avoided if staff checked before arriving guests
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Great location - just on the outskirts so not too busy!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We loved everything! Super clean, so much to do for the kids without even leaving the campground, friendly staff, gorgeous grounds.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Comfy bed electric blanket and heating clean modern
7.0 Good
Pros: Staff very friendly took all eight of us to restaurant the night we stayed
Cons: Very small hard bed
Te Awa Motel - Whanganui - Outdoor view
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8.6 Excellent (263 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Te Awa Motel in Whanganui, you'll be within a 15-minute walk of Durie Hill Elevator and Memorial Tower. Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and multilingual staff. Free self parking is available onsite.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Good location. Quiet. Very clean. Appreciated having a spare room.
Cons: Nothing.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Wifi was excellent. Service was excellent. Facilities were adequate. Overall good facilities for what we needed.
Cons: The access into the unit made it difficult to take luggage up. You wouldnt be able to stay there if you are elderly or disabled. The stairs were quite unstable.
6.3 Good
Cons: Standart motel, absolutely nothing special.
7.1 Good
Pros: Room and location was great. Clean and much more modern than the outside. Good price.
Cons: Outside appearance not flash. Overgrown garden and rough driveway. I requested an early check in and he wouldn't budge from 2pm which I thought was unreasonable and very inflexible.
5.0 Okay
Cons: We booked in here for 2 days. We arrived early on day 1 and asked to book in then (12.45pm) was pointed to the sign on the door saying that check in was 2pm. The room was ready but no early check in allowed at this property and the host was very unhappy that I had asked. I would have left and booked in somewhere else but as we had prepaid we had to stay there. The host was very sour faced every time I saw him which made me feel uncomfortable. For future bookings I won't choose the prepay option. Our room was not serviced on 2nd day,
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The beds were new and comfy. Cute decor freshened up the typical motel room.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: extremely clean, great value for money
Cons: N/A
Fiesta Court Motel - Whanganui - Building
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8.6 Excellent (250 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Located in Whanganui, Fiesta Court Motel is within a 5-minute drive of Watt Fountain and Durie Hill Elevator. Featured amenities include luggage storage, laundry facilities, and a library. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Didnt eat breakfast
Cons: Everything was great...
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Lovely comfortable clean room. Great service by manager.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Clean and comfortable with good facilities. Nice bathroom. Bed cosy. Free washing machine use in laundry room. Lovely place to stay and quiet. Would recommend
Cons: Charged twice for booking, prepaid booking.com and then charged on arrival. Got refunded once I noticed it was deducted from my account. Maybe better pegs for washing line.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The cleanliness
8.0 Excellent
Pros: easy access
Econo Lodge Wanganui - Whanganui - Building
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8.7 Excellent (65 reviews)
Overview Reviews
The Econo Lodge Wanganui is centrally located and within walking distance to the CBD shopping center, sporting venues and tourist attractions. This hotel offers easy access to the captivating Wanganui District, featuring the Whanganui River, historic buildings, Sargent Art Gallery, Wanganui Regional Museum, Waimarie Paddle Steamer, boutique shopping and the River Market on Saturdays. Enjoy hotel amenities like a cafe and hotel bar, copy and fax machines, a fitness center, a business center and plenty more. Guest rooms offer free wireless high-speed Internet, kitchenettes, guest laundry services, flat-screen TVs, refrigerators and hair dryers. Some rooms feature desks and microwaves. Book now.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Clean, safe and central location
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Convenient staff excellent and very clean
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Location was fine. Breakfast was not applicable.
Cons: There should have been another lounge chair in the lounge. This was nor supplied on request for second day.
6.0 Good
Pros: Good buffet meal
Cons: Shabby Unit
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Clean, excellent shower, relaxing,
Cons: Nothing wrong with facilities, other patrons coming back late being inconsiderate of other guests.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Location was good, the unit was very clean and fresh
7.5 Good
Pros: well located for the cbd area
Cons: unit was a bit chilly on arrival
7.9 Good
Pros: Comfortable room
Cons: Heater noice
42b College House - Whanganui - Building
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8.5 Excellent (508 reviews)
Overview Reviews
A stay at 42b College House - Hostel places you in the heart of Whanganui, within a 10-minute walk of Sarjeant Gallery and Queens Park. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and luggage storage. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: It was a very nice and cozy atmosphere. Tge staff was wonderful and very helpful!
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Very nice owner who is helping and caring. Tidy and cozy hostel.
7.9 Good
Pros: The owner is so nice and friendly. There are some animals and you can feed them!
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Amazing staff!!! :) super friendly and helpful.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Very friendly staff, super big kitchen. Plenary Animals to pet if you like (even a deer
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Friendly staff, handy location.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Very friendly staff which make you feel very welcome. Good value for money
Cons: The walls are a bit thin, you could hear music from a couple of rooms down.
Burwood Manor Motel - Whanganui - Building
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8.5 Excellent (421 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Located in Whanganui, Burwood Manor Motel is within a 15-minute walk of Sarjeant Gallery and Queens Park. Featured amenities include multilingual staff, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
4.6 Okay
Pros: The location was good
Cons: The mattress had springs coming through on one of the single beds Linen was stained Bathroom/toilet was not clean, cold and ripped wallpaper and incomplete repairs Calcium build up on the kitchen tap, shower head Shower curtain needs replaced
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Separate bedroom Two seater lounge TV service Wifi strength Value for money
Cons: Dark paint on doors and cupboards
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Great location and nice tidy, clean units

Best rooms in Whanganui

Siena Motor Lodge - Whanganui - Building
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9.5 Excellent (331 reviews)
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Very friendly welcome and attentive service from Ron who gave us a lovely bowl of fruit and snacks at check in. Room was a good size and well equipped with those little extras such as kitchen roll and cling film which are always needed but not necessarily to hand when travelling and self catering. Comfortable bed and towels. Motel located close to the centre and a few doors down from a very nice cafe where we had breakfast the following day.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The place is centrally located close to fast food restaurants and supermarkets. It is a good size unit with all the amenities needed. It is modern, tidy and clean. Second time staying here and would stay again! Perfect for the family!
Cons: Price wise it would be nice if it was a bit cheaper but still worth paying a little bit extra.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Staff were friendly and very helpful. Everything was great
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Amazing service
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Well equipped and immaculately clean.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The unit had a separate bedroom with a great bathroom and spa and even a fully functional kitchenette. The location was very convenient and was only a short walk to shops and supermarkets
Asure Cooks Gardens Motor Lodge - Whanganui - Building
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9.1 Excellent (358 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Located in Whanganui, Asure Cooks Gardens Motor Lodge is within a 15-minute walk of Whanganui Museum and Watt Fountain. Featured amenities include luggage storage and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: shower was great was there for a function just up the road so was able to walk to and from
7.9 Good
Pros: Convenient, good size rooms, clean and well appointed.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: They were professional and accommodating to my change of plans
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We didn't have breakfast there.
Cons: Nothing - it was great.
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Whanganui River Top 10 Holiday Park in Whanganui, you'll be within a 10-minute drive of Moutoa Gardens and Whanganui Museum. Featured amenities include multilingual staff, laundry facilities, and a water dispenser. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Highly recommended the chalets they have set up! Better value than a hotel, I will definitely be back.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Loved the room, so fresh, clean, and being so close to the awa was beautiful. Enjoyed the games room and the facilities on offer. We will definitely be returning with our whanau in future.
5.8 Okay
Pros: Good facilities for children
Cons: Coffee cups not clean - this could have been avoided if staff checked before arriving guests
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Great location - just on the outskirts so not too busy!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We loved everything! Super clean, so much to do for the kids without even leaving the campground, friendly staff, gorgeous grounds.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Comfy bed electric blanket and heating clean modern
7.0 Good
Pros: Staff very friendly took all eight of us to restaurant the night we stayed
Cons: Very small hard bed
Te Awa Motel - Whanganui - Outdoor view
4
8.6 Excellent (263 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Te Awa Motel in Whanganui, you'll be within a 15-minute walk of Durie Hill Elevator and Memorial Tower. Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and multilingual staff. Free self parking is available onsite.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Good location. Quiet. Very clean. Appreciated having a spare room.
Cons: Nothing.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Wifi was excellent. Service was excellent. Facilities were adequate. Overall good facilities for what we needed.
Cons: The access into the unit made it difficult to take luggage up. You wouldnt be able to stay there if you are elderly or disabled. The stairs were quite unstable.
6.3 Good
Cons: Standart motel, absolutely nothing special.
7.1 Good
Pros: Room and location was great. Clean and much more modern than the outside. Good price.
Cons: Outside appearance not flash. Overgrown garden and rough driveway. I requested an early check in and he wouldn't budge from 2pm which I thought was unreasonable and very inflexible.
5.0 Okay
Cons: We booked in here for 2 days. We arrived early on day 1 and asked to book in then (12.45pm) was pointed to the sign on the door saying that check in was 2pm. The room was ready but no early check in allowed at this property and the host was very unhappy that I had asked. I would have left and booked in somewhere else but as we had prepaid we had to stay there. The host was very sour faced every time I saw him which made me feel uncomfortable. For future bookings I won't choose the prepay option. Our room was not serviced on 2nd day,
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The beds were new and comfy. Cute decor freshened up the typical motel room.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: extremely clean, great value for money
Cons: N/A