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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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30 Sep1 Oct
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The hotel is dated with plenty of signs of wear and tear both in the room and public areas. We stayed in the more modern section, which isn't too modern. The room was comfortable enough but pretty dated, shower not pretty but good shower pressure...More

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Grand Hotel has been grand but is now badly in need of being redecorated/spruced up. I don't mean it should sacrifice its past beauty but it should refurbish the place to give it a more cared for/loved feeling. We stayed in Room 258, a...More

Thank Coastgirl48
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There wasn't anything we liked about this hotel !! Awful, never again. The rooms need updating,, cold, the bathroom light didn't work, towel rail was on the floor, the towels were not pure white! To keep the wall paper up stickers were applied, we couldnt...More

Thank AmandaCook2018
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Never had a meal here before but it is really worth a visit. We went for lunch so it was in the bar but quite comfortable and warm on a very cold day. We had the Porerhouse Steak with salad and a Fishermans Basket. Both...More

Thank KimB346
Response from Werner L, General Manager at The Grand HotelResponded 11 August 2018

HI THERE Thank you so much for the kind words. it is always great to hear that guests enjoy the food and ambiance. We hope to see you soon again. Warm Regards Werner Lamprecht General Manager

Reviewed 30 July 2018

This Hotel reeks of history; the wood finishing is very fine, especially in the Bar area as other patrons have remarked, and the restoration effort has been sensitively handled overall. The nightly rates are reasonable and the breakfast in Breaker's hearty and good old fashioned...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Breakfast Available
Room Service
Banquet Room
Self-Serve Laundry
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Golf Course
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Price range
US$67 - US$79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$67 - US$79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (31)
Room & Suite (6)
Dining (2)
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