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Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star accommodation
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All reviews generous breakfast historic house the kitchen fantastic hosts min walk great facilities free wifi place to stay alice bathroom owner
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great stay at The Braemar. From checking in to checking out, Alice and Kelvin were the perfect hosts. Really comfortable rooms, relaxing lounge and a really nice walk around the gardens. Cooked breakfast was superb, it was a shame we could only stay...More

Date of stay: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great old historic house, perfectly suited our city family of 7 kids with entertainment from outside garden and animals! Calvyn and Alice are fantastic hosts, constantly checking to see if all was ok and amenities were tidy and clean. We enjoyed a walk from the...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Dallas S
Response from Braemar-House-NZ, Owner at Braemar House B&B and YHA HostelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Dallas and the gang. It was great having you stay with, we are glad you had a good time and enjoyed an adventure with your family. Wanganui put on some lovely weather for you as well. We hope you will be able to come...More

Reviewed 22 November 2018

I stayed in the B&B - enjoyed the generous breakfast, soaked in the tub and felt well looked after by Calvyn and his team. All are friendly and going out of their way to make your stay memorable. Definitely will stay here again!

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Angela P
Response from Braemar-House-NZ, Owner at Braemar House B&B and YHA HostelResponded 24 November 2018

It was great to have you staying at Braemar House, Angela. Keep safe on the roads on that cycle and we look forward to hosting you again. Time your next visit with the return of the Russian Ballet and turn it into a long weekend.

Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Where do I start. We were given a great reception by our hosts including a tour of this lovely house and a brief history. The Braemar doubles as a B&B and a YHA hostel. My wife and I stayed as hostel guests but the standard...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank David Y
Response from Braemar-House-NZ, Owner at Braemar House B&B and YHA HostelResponded 11 October 2018

It was great having you stay with us. We enjoyed the discussions on gardening, life in the UK and NZ, your travels, experiences in Wanganui, etc. Enjoy the rest of your travels in NZ and we look forward to hosting you again in the near...More

Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Calvyn and Alice are two of the nicest people you will ever meet. Helpful, kind, accommodating… we couldn’t have asked for a better place to stay. Immaculately clean bathrooms, comfy bedrooms and superb and abundant breakfast. Location can’t be beat either. Away from the center...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank voyageusefolleRoma
Response from BraemarInnKeeper, Owner at Braemar House B&B and YHA HostelResponded 23 August 2018

It was great having you stay with us at Braemar House and hearing about life in Roma! Enjoy the rest of your travels in NZ and I hope you get to meet and see that elusive kiwi! Please visit again!

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Historic Braemar House (built 1880), is adjacent to the banks of the Whanganui River and close to Victoria Avenue, one of New Zealand’s prettiest high streets. We are also a short walk to the Whanganui city centre More & many tourist attractions. Braemar House offers a wide range of accommodation options to suit all needs & budgets, with (new) FREE high-speed unlimited wifi for all guests. The Deluxe B&B wing includes 7 unique private rooms with shared bathroom facilities and a nearby private Lounge and Dining room where breakfast is served for B&B wing guests. The YHA hostel includes private Family/Group, Double and Twin cabins and two budget-friendly hostel dorm rooms with bunk beds. We have a large communal hostel kitchen (including a communal fridge) and dining room for all your meal needs. We also have a comfortable hostel lounge with a television and board games, cards and a small book swap library. Outside there is plenty of outdoor seating, a bbq and pizza oven! #braemarhousenz Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$43 - US$75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Whanganui
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$43 - US$75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Whanganui
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"All the B & B rooms were very comfortable."
2 weeks ago
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"All B&B rooms are in the same corridor."
21 Nov 2018
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"In a front room, but outside sounds of traffic and heavy rain not heard. it was a delightful atmosphere and..."
1 Jun 2017
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"4-share dorm has small beds, can't recommend them for tall people"
15 Apr 2016
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