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Overview of Grand Hotel Wanganui

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In-room safe, desk, free WiFi
In-room safe, desk, free WiFi
In-room safe, desk, free WiFi
In-room safe, desk, free WiFi

Grand Hotel Wanganui

3 out of 5

3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Bar

Explore the area

    Popular LocationWatt Fountain7 min walk
    Popular LocationQueens Park8 min walk
    Popular LocationWhanganui Museum8 min walk
    AirportWhanganui (WAG)9 min drive

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Queen Room with Balcony

No guest room rating
  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Double Room

4.8/5 guest room rating
  • 32 sq m
  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed OR 1 Double Bed

Twin Room

4.1/5 guest room rating
  • 21 sq m
  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed OR 1 Single Bed

Double or Twin Room

4.4/5 guest room rating
  • 20 sq m
  • City view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed

About this area

Whanganui

Grand Hotel Wanganui is located in Whanganui. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Watt Fountain and Virginia Lake, while Whanganui Museum and Sarjeant Gallery are cultural highlights. Don't miss out on a visit to Durie Hill Elevator. Guests appreciate the hotel's central location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Watt Fountain - 7 min walk
  • Sarjeant Gallery - 8 min walk
  • Queens Park - 8 min walk
  • Whanganui Museum - 8 min walk
  • Ward Observatory - 12 min walk

Getting around

  • Whanganui (WAG) - 9 min drive

Restaurants

  • Pita Pit - 3 min walk
  • Tokyo Roll Black - 4 min walk
  • Japanese Kitchen WA - 4 min walk
  • Rutland Arms - 7 min walk
  • Rutland Arms Inn - 7 min walk

About this property

Grand Hotel Wanganui

3-star hotel near Watt Fountain
2 restaurants, 2 bars/lounges and a coffee shop/café are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a snack bar/deli, conference space and dry cleaning. All 55 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and LCD TVs. Other amenities available to guests include room service, safes and showers.
Grand Hotel Wanganui offers 55 forms of accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

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

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–11:00 AM: NZD 11-20 for adults and NZD 8-9 for children
  • 2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Room service available

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Shower

Entertainment

  • LCD TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Fridge

More

  • Desk
  • Phone
  • Safe

Similar properties

The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - anytime
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee (amount varies)
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Guests will receive lockbox information

Access methods

Staffed front desk, lockbox

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Cots (infant beds) are available for NZD 20.0 per night

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.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 11 and NZD 20 for adults, and NZD 8 and NZD 9 for children (approximately)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 20.0 per night

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; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit

National rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodation in New Zealand. This Hotel property has been rated 3 stars.
Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

Property is also known as

Grand Hotel Wanganui
Grand Wanganui
Grand Hotel Wanganui Whanganui
Grand Wanganui Whanganui
Grand Hotel Wanganui Hotel
Grand Hotel Wanganui Whanganui
Grand Hotel Wanganui Hotel Whanganui

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Grand Hotel Wanganui and receive a full refund?
Yes, Grand Hotel Wanganui offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Grand Hotel Wanganui cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Grand Hotel Wanganui?
As of 16 Apr 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Grand Hotel Wanganui on 18 Apr 2021 start from NZ$95, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Grand Hotel Wanganui pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Grand Hotel Wanganui?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Grand Hotel Wanganui?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM - anytime. A fee applies for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability).
What time is check-out at Grand Hotel Wanganui?
Checkout is at 10 AM. Late checkout is available for a fee (amount may vary, subject to availability).
Where is Grand Hotel Wanganui located?
Situated in Whanganui, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Watt Fountain, Sarjeant Gallery and Whanganui Museum. Durie Hill Elevator and Whanganui Riverboat Centre and Museum are also within 15 minutes.

Overall score and ratings

3.9

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 99 out of 374 reviews
5 - Excellent 26%
Rating 4 - Good. 171 out of 374 reviews
4 - Good 46%
Rating 3 - Okay. 70 out of 374 reviews
3 - Okay 19%
Rating 2 - Poor. 29 out of 374 reviews
2 - Poor 8%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 5 out of 374 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

3.8/5

Cleanliness

4.1/5

Staff & service

3.6/5

Amenities

3.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
A lot of history on the walls of each floor. Rare militaria photos of museum quality. Old fashio pub style accommodation wity hearty meals expertly prepared. Lovely spot will visit again. Expect a pub style old school place full of character and charm.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Disliked: Amenities
Some things were really good (sheets crisp, towels fluffy, parking etc ) but others could be improved ( TV was poor and limited, shampoo dispenser was outside the shower ). The worst thing was the meal in the Irish pub downstairs: It took an hour from ordering to actually getting them, they were quite small for the cost, Visa was down and we were asked if we could pay by cash and the meals were bordering on cold and just about had to go back.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This Hotel was surprisingly interesting. Although its walls appear cluttered, they are interesting. The staff were friendly and helpful. The rooms were clean and airy, and the bar was fun. Enjoyed the night we stayed, very central to everywhere we wanted to go. Complimentary breakfast was a bonus.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Second time at the Hotel which means we were happy with it and the cost. lt has some historic value and is fairly old. My daughter and I felt safe, free parking was onsite, the room was very clean, bed comfortable, room was warm but there was fan that was great, balcony access was safe and secure. We got a free continental breakfast because it was Wellington Anniversary, that was unexpected but welcomed. No yoghurt left, so the Manager went to find some for us. Overall would definitely stay there again next year. I know exactly what I'm getting. What would be great is if there was information about places where where we could eat, fill up the car, local parks etc. I could have asked though.
Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2021

4/5 Good

Business traveller, Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
An awesome old hotel with a plethora of old framed prints on each floor. Stayed in the new addition which is similar to any backpackers accomodation. Comfortable and clean and quiet, what more could you ask for
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2021

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