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    Riverside Motel

    30 Somme Parade, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
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    • Excellent20%
    • Very good42%
    • Average28%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible4%
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    “limited wifi” (2 reviews)
    “the river” (16 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
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    Kitchenette
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    Breakfast included
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 47 reviews

    Reviewed 2 October 2017

    Well located and roomy motel, situated just across the road from the river, walking distance to own (15-20 mins). Pleasant and helpful host. Nice and clean, comfortable beds. Shower a bit old and rather variable stream . Oven also on the older side and couldn't...More

    Thank RosemaryP54
    Response from graemeprince, Owner at Riverside MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for staying with us. Unfortunately, the local water supply tends to 'scale up'the heads of showers very quickly but we do try to attend this problem regularly. However, occasionally the scale buildup occurs quite quickly and we can not detect it unless we...More

    Reviewed 24 July 2017

    This has to be the most unclean motel that we have stayed in on our trip. I wouldn't let my daughters play on the floor without putting a sheet down that we brought. My husband even cleaned the kitchen & bathroom floors ( the rag...More

    Thank KarsinOhana
    Response from graemeprince, Owner at Riverside MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Someone definitely has a problem here. One of our main selling points has always been the cleanliness of the units, of which many other reviewers attest to and I do not consider this review to be any reflection on my high quality cleaning staff. Maybe...More

    Reviewed 12 July 2017

    I was a solo traveller staying one night. There seemed to only be about 4 units occupied so it was a pity I wasn't given one of the upgraded rooms I have read about below. The room was spacious but smelled stale (sweat or smoke)...More

    Thank Fiona M
    Reviewed 4 February 2017

    We stayed just one night in unit 4 but would have liked longer. Quiet and spotlessly clean and spacious, with comfortable twin beds in a separate room and a double bed in the studio area. However, this was squeezed between the breakfast bar and a...More

    Thank Keith F
    Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

    Very pleasant motel to stay in friendly staff and very roomy plenty of utensils very clean and tidy I did have same experience in the shower but found this motel excellent and price wise amazing I can recommend this Motel's for other travellers

    1  Thank Jeanette K
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Price range
    • US$63 - US$92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Manawatu-Wanganui Region >
    • Whanganui
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    "we had one bedroom unit, other rooms are studio"
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    "Ask for a renovated room away from the main road."
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    "River view in the ? management quarters above the office, not certain though"
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    "All rooms appear equally good."
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