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Overview
3081 Whanganui River Road, Whanganui 4576 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Kitchenette
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Reviewed 28 March 2016

we are from the UK Scotland to be exact ,we stayed 4 nights when we got there had a brilliant time Jane and Kelly couldn't do enough for you the accommodation was excellent the bed was comfortable the food was excellent it was certainly a...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

We chose The Flying Fox because it is near to whanganui and we had heard good things about it. The reality was even better than we hoped for. We stayed in the Glory Cart. A small wooden caravan with kitchen and dining table. And attached...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2016

We (a young traveling couple) stayed at the flying fox in the "glamping" tent called "Glory Cart" for two nights and we loved it! Here is our review: What can you expect of the flying fox? We found this accommodation online by accident since we...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night here and would love to have stayed longer. The new owners could not have been more friendly and welcoming. Though you can self cater they cooked us a wonderful meal after we'd had a long day on the river. Passing over...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2016

Jane and Kelly have been here for 3 weeks at the time of our stay. They are doing well and loved learning about the place - they have it clean and tidy and just simply lovely. We were in need of some time out and...More

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Description
Three rustic self-contained, handbuilt cottages are nestled in a garden and bush setting overlooking the Whanganui River. Two 'Glamping' tents and a small number of camping pitches complete the accommodation More choices. This piece of paradise has been lovingly developed into a truly unique place to stay. Access is only by aerial cableway or via the river by canoe or river taxi, making it the ideal 'get away from it all' retreat. All the cottages are fully equipped with bedding, towels, kitchens, music and book collections. For campers there is a bush shower, kitchen shelter and toilet facilities. There is also free wi-fi access for those who need to keep in touch with the outside world. Halfway between Pipiriki and Whanganui along the Mountain to Sea Cycle Trail and Te Araroa Walkway , this is a welcome overnight stay for cyclists, canoeist and walkers. Dinner and breakfast can be provided with advance notice, and 'The Store' at the Flying Fox has provisions for self-catering with our gardens providing organic in season fruit/vegetables along with local artwork and other products. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$53 - US$138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Flying Fox Hotel Wanganui
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Whanganui
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$53 - US$138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Flying Fox Hotel Wanganui
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Whanganui
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"There are descriptions of all the units on their website. The buildings have power."
derby2
10 Dec 2017
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"peaceful and rejuvenating place to stay"
keirunga
26 Apr 2017
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"There are camping grounds adjacent as well as a glamping suite nearby. Stayed at the Brewer's Cottage."
Pattykoid
8 Jan 2017
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"If you are looking for budget accommodation they do offer camping"
tinanurse1
8 Jan 2017
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