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Rutland Arms Inn

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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timaru
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic from when we checked in until we left. Young lady who checked us in was so helpful. Bar staff super friendly. We had a meal and it was delicious !! Room was clean and had everything we needed. Breakfast was included in our room rate and was great. Everyone we met who worked there were all friendly and...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I drove past this establishment the first thing I noticed was the number of customers inside the restaurant, different age groups, young, old, groups and travellers like myself. That in my mind is a great recommendation so opted to try Rutland Arms Inn for dinner. Once inside you are greeted with ‘days gone by’ theme where the walls, shelving...

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Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This hotel is a real find. Every room is done out beautifully and within character to match the historic building. With a nice bar and restaurant downstairs, continental breakfast included and right in the centre of town...what more could you need!

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Me and my partner stayed two nights. The room and bathroom were much larger than expected, plenty of light and very clean. The check in desk never appeared to be open, however the bar staff were more than happy to help. The meals were large and tasty.

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Newmachar
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We had heard that the food was good at the Rutland arms so decided to try it. First impressions in walking in was it was a bit of a concoction of styles with lots of old artefacts and a strange modern bar counter but no real theme. Hey ho, we didn't come to admire the décor. The service was terribly...

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Thank Kenneth L
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Joined other family members for a meal to celebrate my mother's birthday. It was a Friday night and a busy weekend as The Master's Games was on in Wanganui that week. We did have a booking as there was 10 of us. It took a while to get our orders taken and then for the meals to come out, a...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Situated right in the city centre, which is so convenient, with good off street parking. The rooms are large, tastefully decorated with period furniture and very comfortable. The bathroom is huge with a good shower in our room (No 1.) Could not fault the cleanliness with great room service daily. The continental breakfast, included in the room rate, is excellent...

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Thank KenRW
Reviewed 27 January 2017

I wasnt expecting very much from the hotel but I was pleasantly surprised. The rooom was large, clean and comfortable. the bathroom was much larger thna I ve come to expect from hotels these days. The host was welcoming and ready to help. Also ate dinner in the restaurant which was pretty good for pub food.

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Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We got to go out for the first time in forever for our Tenth Wedding Anniversary and the experience was amazing from start to finish we ordered garlic bread for a starter my wife had a chicken supreme and I had the aged Angus fillet both were fantastic all the components went well together, Emma was a wonderful host and...

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Thank Peter E
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

3 of us decided to come to the Rutland Arms for a dessert. The staff that served us our desserts were lovely and attentive to our needs. We enjoyed sitting in the semi out doors area for the time we were there. Unfortunately it came to a disappointing end as the lady that served me and took payment was bickering...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Rutland Arms Inn

Address: 48-52 Ridgway Street | Corner Victoria Avenue & Ridgway Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Whanganui
Price Range: $142 - $151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rutland Arms Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Rultland Arms Hotel
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#5 Luxury Hotel in Whanganui
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“Restaurant inviting with friendly service.”
Max_O6363, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 1 is the quietest”
KenRW, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All quiet considering over a bar”
29rodb, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Newley renovated rooms are superb, bathroom excellent and well appointed”
mingtosca2013, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Book the honeymoon suite if it is available.”
schneeflocken, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
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