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Terrace/patio
Desk, iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds, free WiFi
Fridge, microwave, coffee/tea maker
Desk, iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds, free WiFi

Guest reviews

4.5 out of 5 Wonderful
260 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Parking included
Kitchen
Air conditioning
Laundry
Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

Professionally cleaned
Cleaned with disinfectant
Sheets and towels washed at 60°C

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Explore the area

Popular LocationSarjeant Gallery18 min walk
Popular LocationWhanganui Museum19 min walk
Popular LocationWard Observatory4 min drive
AirportWhanganui (WAG)10 min drive

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  • Deluxe Studio

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 34 sq m
    • Studio
    • 1 bathroom
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsDeluxe Studio
  • Executive Studio

    3.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 37 sq m
    • Studio
    • 1 bathroom
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsExecutive Studio
  • Deluxe Room, 1 Bedroom

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 54 sq m
    • 1 bedroom
    • 1 bathroom
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsDeluxe Room, 1 Bedroom
  • Executive Room, 1 Bedroom

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 54 sq m
    • 1 bedroom
    • 1 bathroom
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsExecutive Room, 1 Bedroom
  • Deluxe Twin Studio

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 34 sq m
    • Studio
    • 1 bathroom
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsDeluxe Twin Studio

About this area

Whanganui

Aotea Motor Lodge is located in Whanganui. Whanganui Museum and Sarjeant Gallery are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Ward Observatory and Memorial Tower. Durie Hill Elevator and Bason Botanic Gardens are also worth visiting.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Sarjeant Gallery - 18 min walk
  • Queens Park - 19 min walk
  • Whanganui Museum - 19 min walk
  • Virginia Lake - 2 min drive
  • Ward Observatory - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Whanganui (WAG) - 10 min drive

About this property

Aotea Motor Lodge

Luxury aparthotel with health club and business centre
Along with a health club, this smoke-free aparthotel has a business centre and a meeting room. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, dry cleaning, laundry facilities and express check-out are on-site. Each apartment boasts a jetted tub and offers free WiFi and a kitchenette. Guests will appreciate conveniences, such as a fridge and a microwave, while an LCD TV with satellite channels and a DVD player provide a bit of entertainment.
Aotea Motor Lodge offers 28 forms of accommodation with DVD players and coffee/tea makers. Accommodation at this 4.5-star aparthotel has kitchenettes with fridges and microwaves. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a jetted bath, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the aparthotel include a health club.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Property is professionally cleaned
Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows industry sanitisation guidelines of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Free self-parking
  • Accessible parking

Family friendly

  • Cots (infant beds): NZD 15 per stay

Kitchenette

  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Coffee/tea maker

Dining

  • Room service available

Bathrooms

  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Jetted bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobes
  • Hairdryer

Entertainment

  • LCD TV with satellite service
  • DVD player

Outdoor areas

  • Terrace

Laundry

  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry service
  • Laundry facilities

Work spaces

  • 1 meeting room
  • Business centre
  • Desk

Climate control

  • Air conditioning

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Suitability/Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Luggage storage

Things to do

  • Health club
  • Fitness facilities nearby (free access)

Safety features

  • Security system
  • Smoke detector

General

  • 28 rooms
  • 2 floors
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms avaliable

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:00 PM and 9:30 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open Monday - Friday (7:30 AM - 9:30 PM) and Saturday - Sunday (8:30 AM - 8:30 PM)
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are available for NZD 15 per stay

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.

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 15 per stay

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 reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival.
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector and a security system
This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place
The property is professionally cleaned; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
Contactless check-out is available
The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitisation guidelines

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

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

Aotea Motor Lodge Wanganui
Aotea Motor Lodge
Aotea Motor Wanganui
Aotea Motor
Aotea Motor Lodge Whanganui
Aotea Motor Whanganui

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Aotea Motor Lodge and receive a full refund?
Yes, Aotea Motor Lodge offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Aotea Motor Lodge cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this property?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to 9:30 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is this property located?
Situated in Whanganui, this luxury aparthotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Watt Fountain, Sarjeant Gallery and Queens Park. Whanganui Museum and Durie Hill Elevator are also within 1 mile (2 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Aotea Motor Lodge

4.5
Wonderful
260 reviews
5 - Excellent
163
4 - Good
75
3 - Okay
15
2 - Mediocre
5
1 - Poor
2
4.6
Cleanliness
4.4
Service and Staff
4.5
Amenities
4.4
Property condition
5.0 out of 5 Excellent
  • Liked: Cleanliness, amenities

Hi this property is always clean and tidy with great friendly managers.

Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020
5.0 out of 5 Excellent
  • Liked: Cleanliness, amenities

A great location being in the Main Street, close to shops, restaurants etc. Rooms are modern, clean and very spacious. I would stay here again so that says all...

Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020
5.0 out of 5 Excellent
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    Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020
    5.0 out of 5 Excellent
    • Liked: Cleanliness, amenities

    The room was spotless and lovely amenities... very comfy bed and great linens and towels... the huge spa bath was fantastic! The furniture a bit knocked/showing it’s age and quite noisy from street but otherwise good! Enjoyed being able to make coffee with nice and clean mini kitchen area.

    Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020
    5.0 out of 5 Excellent
    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Location was close to other amenities that support the motel industry. The beds were of excellent quality

    Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020