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Riverside Motel

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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Business Centre
3.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews the river across the road bed was comfortable walking distance road noise town centre graeme motel units host kitchenette
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Reviewed 15 December 2018

Owner stated I was being demanding & abrupt when I requested a quiet room on ground level. Once I explained myself & apologized for any misunderstanding they had with how I wrote my note, I was told I didn't have good manners....so cancelled, this was...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Relax267537
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

We had 3 nights at this hotel. It was clean and comfortable, it is an old motel, but Graeme is trying very hard to make everyone most become. He had great suggestions to all around Whanganui. Thank you very much for that. We can recommend...More

Date of stay: May 2018
1  Thank happyBundaberg
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Whanganui is a pleasant town on the river of the same name , just back from the sea. We arrived there on a Sunday and hence it was fairly quiet. We walked around the town centre, visiting the tower on the hill, with the lift...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank 747idletraveller
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Nice spot. Very clean older motel. Graeme provided great restaurant and activities suggestions. Quite with good amenities, walking distance to great restaurant area. Nice, quiet but will need updating. We will probably return.

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank BillV1940
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Very clean, room larger than we expected. Friendly staff and short walk to town, restaurants etc. booked through booking.com and no problems. There were 6 of us and 2 bedroom unit was very comfortable. Nice BBQ area and grounds.

Date of stay: January 2018
1  Thank sueandjohn1948
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About
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$68 - US$89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Whanganui
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$68 - US$89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Whanganui
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Room Tips
"we had one bedroom unit, other rooms are studio"
RosemaryP54
1 Oct 2017
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"Ask for a renovated room away from the main road."
FionaM231
11 Jul 2017
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"River view in the ? management quarters above the office, not certain though"
kaylaracy
6 May 2016
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"All rooms appear equally good."
pgc369
18 Oct 2015
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