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The Grand Hotel

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Corner St. Hill & Guyton Streets, Whanganui 4541 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
3 Star accommodation
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All reviews irish bar free continental breakfast breakers restaurant poured guinness one night old style small balcony new zealand lovely night decent size hotel room friendly service boxing day nice meal up to date central location great value for money
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Reviewed today via mobile

The hotel retains character from its olden days when it was possible a thriving location. For the price it’s ok for a stop over and the food was very nice in the bar. We couldn,t have a shower as no hot water and when we...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank 858spyder
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

OK, it is not 5 star on the commonly used hotel scale in its wildest dreams. So what. It has great atmosphere. A delightful helpful owner and staff. Fascinating pictures on the walls. Rooms with all the amenities one actually needs. A bed which gave...More

Date of stay: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a low budget hotel with old old carpets. Carpet lines the old elevator walls. The rooms are very basic in function. The hotel has lots of old memorabilia on walls and the pictures comes good cause of the decor. Pictures never tell how...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank roadtripc
Response from Werner L, General Manager at The Grand HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your response. We try our best to keep the hotel updated and we are constantly working on upgrading the hotel. we have recently redone the carpets in a number of rooms and are working our way through the hotel.

Reviewed 23 November 2018

Great place to stay in the city centre--free parking Decent size room, nice and clean, with a small balcony, and very quiet The manager and staff are very polite and helpful The restaurant is excellent, and the food is superb, and definitely worth trying--no need...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank 184peterp184
Response from Werner L, Manager at The Grand HotelResponded 25 November 2018

thanks for the kind words its always pleasing to receive positive feed back hope you enjoy the rest of your travels

Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

Great location and fantastic value for money. Very friendly and helpful staff only beaten by the delicious taste of a self poured Guinness!! oAlso on the only day offering SELF POURING GINNESS DAY BETWEEN 5-7PM!! Best birthday gift from my to date!! We flew all...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Aaron W
Response from Werner L, Manager at The Grand HotelResponded 25 November 2018

thanks for taking the time to write a review. We are very happy you enjoyed your stay and got to pour ypour self a Guinness and did such a great job of it

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Description
Welcome to The Grand Hotel, your Whanganui “home away from home.” The Grand Hotel aims to make your visit as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, which is why so many guests continue to come back year after More year. Rooms at The Grand Hotel include a flat screen TV, a safe, and a refrigerator offering exceptional comfort and convenience. Breakfast will also help to make your stay even more special. While at The Grand Hotel, guests can go online with free wifi, and if you are driving, free parking is available. While in Whanganui be sure to experience local fish and chips favorites at Yellow House Cafe or Georges Fisheries. Should time allow, Durie Hill Elevator (1.1 km), Kowhai Park (1.2 km), and Whanganui River Traders Market (0.7 km) are some popular attractions that are within walking distance. The Grand Hotel puts the best of Whanganui at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room Service
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Golf Course
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Beachfront
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
53
Price range
US$71 - US$88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Whanganui
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
53
Price range
US$71 - US$88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Whanganui
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"we didn't book ahead so more than happy with the room we got"
anjajennings
26 Oct 2018
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"Room 205 was great"
H4063UCdianem
17 Oct 2018
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"The second floor is fine."
PerryB137
29 Jul 2018
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"Ask for a room that does not over look the road"
JohnB16203
25 Apr 2018
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