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42b College House - Hostel

2 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Business Services
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing

Explore the area

    Popular LocationSarjeant Gallery9 min walk
    Popular LocationWhanganui Museum10 min walk
    Popular LocationWard Observatory3 min drive
    AirportWhanganui (WAG)10 min drive

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  • Standard Room, 1 Double Bed, Shared Bathroom

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsStandard Room, 1 Double Bed, Shared Bathroom
  • Single Room, 1 Single Bed, Private Bathroom

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsSingle Room, 1 Single Bed, Private Bathroom
  • Single Room, 1 Single Bed, Shared Bathroom

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 12 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsSingle Room, 1 Single Bed, Shared Bathroom
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsShared Dormitory, Women only
  • Standard Room, 2 Single Beds, Shared Bathroom

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
    More detailsStandard Room, 2 Single Beds, Shared Bathroom
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom (Five Bed)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bunk Bed
    More detailsShared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom (Five Bed)
  • Family Room, Shared Bathroom

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed OR 1 Double Bed
    More detailsFamily Room, Shared Bathroom

About this area

Whanganui

42b College House - Hostel is located on a river and in a walkable area with good shopping. Whanganui Museum and Whanganui Riverboat Centre and Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Watt Fountain and Memorial Tower. Ward Observatory and Durie Hill Elevator are also worth visiting. Explore all the area has to offer with mountain biking and hiking/biking trails.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Sarjeant Gallery - 9 min walk
  • Queens Park - 10 min walk
  • Whanganui Museum - 10 min walk
  • Watt Fountain - 14 min walk
  • Ward Observatory - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportWhanganui (WAG) - 10 min drive

Restaurants

  • Tokyo Roll Black - 7 min walk
  • Pita Pit - 7 min walk
  • Parnells Cafe - 8 min walk
  • Jabee Kebabs - 8 min walk
  • Cafe Anatolia - 8 min walk
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About this property

42b College House - Hostel

Riverside hostel in Whanganui with free parking
This hostel features free use of bicycles, dry cleaning and laundry facilities. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include an arcade/games room, free newspapers and tour/ticket assistance. Rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access and showers.
42b College House - Hostel offers 11 forms of accommodation. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower.
Recreational amenities at the hostel include complimentary bicycles.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Things to do

  • Arcade/games room
  • Free bike hire

Family friendly

  • Arcade/games room
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German

Business services

  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • No lift (single-level property)

More

  • Designated smoking areas
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 1 PM - 8:30 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 8:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 10 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Late check-in fee: NZD 10 for check-in between 9:00 PM and midnight
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of NZD 1

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

42b College House
42b College House Hostel
42b College House Hostel Wanganui
42b College House Wanganui
42b College House Hostel Whanganui
42b College House Whanganui
42b College House - Hostel Whanganui
42b College House - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at 42b College House - Hostel and receive a full refund?
Yes, 42b College House - Hostel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to 42b College House - Hostel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is 42b College House - Hostel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at 42b College House - Hostel?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at 42b College House - Hostel?
Check-in is from 1 PM - 8:30 PM. Late check-in is available from 9:00 PM to midnight for a fee of NZD 10.
What time is check-out at 42b College House - Hostel?
Checkout is at 10:00 AM.
Does 42b College House - Hostel provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of NZD 10 per vehicle, one-way, applies.
Where is 42b College House - Hostel located?
Located in the heart of Whanganui, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Sarjeant Gallery, Queens Park and Whanganui Museum. Watt Fountain and Moutoa Gardens are also within 15 minutes.
4.3
Excellent
Rating 5 - Excellent. 24 out of 49 reviews
5 - Excellent 49%
Rating 4 - Good. 20 out of 49 reviews
4 - Good 41%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 49 reviews
3 - Okay 4%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 49 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 49 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%

4.3/5

Cleanliness

4.7/5

Staff & service

3.8/5

Amenities

3.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The graden area at the property was so calm and relaxed. The interesting people that hung around the kitchen and eating area made the place seem lively.
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2021

1/5 Terrible

Sad face IconDisliked: Amenities
Would definitely not stay here again and would advise others not to , whole family of very loud people !
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Very welcoming and very helpful I will stay there again ! Next time I will bring my friends too! Market was just fab today loved it!! I be back!!
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Affordable Accommodation
For the price it couldn't be better. Very helpful hosts. all services available.I will certainly stay there again.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2019

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The lady at reception was really helpful, and even offered to drive me to my job interview. A cheap and cheerful accommodation, which is very conveniently located.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2019

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