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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

Guest reviews

3.9/5 Good
351 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available
  • Business Services
  • Bar

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Explore the area

Popular LocationSarjeant Gallery8 min walk
Popular LocationWhanganui Museum8 min walk
Popular LocationWard Observatory12 min walk
AirportWhanganui (WAG)9 min drive

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  • Double or Twin Room

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 20 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsDouble or Twin Room
  • Twin Room

    4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 21 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsTwin Room
  • Double Room

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 32 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsDouble Room
  • Queen Room with Balcony

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsQueen Room with Balcony

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. Our guests appreciate the hotel's central location.

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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

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 (during limited hours), 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

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

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.
Wheelchair-accessible parking

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Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bathroom

Free toiletries
Shower

Entertainment

LCD TV

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Fridge

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Desk
Phone
Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:00 PM and anytime
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability

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

Diners ClubMastercardAmerican ExpressVisa

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.

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

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 6 Jul 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Grand Hotel Wanganui on 7 Jul 2020 start from NZ$99, 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 this hotel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this hotel?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Grand Hotel Wanganui?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to 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 this property 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.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Grand Hotel Wanganui

3.9
5 - Excellent
99
4 - Good
156
3 - Okay
64
2 - Mediocre
27
1 - Poor
5
3.8
Cleanliness
4.1
Service and Staff
3.6
Amenities
3.5
Property condition

3/5

  • Liked: Staff & service

The best part was the beds/rooms were clean however the fridge in our room reeked of spilled alcohol. There were scuff marks on the wall from the furniture. The water in the shower didn't stay hot, it would flicker from cold to hot. The staff were friendly and polite when it came to breakfast down stairs. They were 1 chef dowm which caused a bit of a wait but the maitre'd discounted our meals. Overall, our stay at The Grand Hotel was fine, just afew little things to amend

Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2020

3/5

  • Disliked: Property conditions & facilities

Don't be fooled by the grand exterior. The inside has seen much better days.

Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

This is a traditional old-NZ style provincial town hotel with decor and decorations like something from the1950s or 1960s; and a lot of fun because of that. The rooms are good and clean; the restaurant was standard fare but very good value for money and well worth eating in for on a chilly Saturday night. The hotel is very handy to the centre of town.

Stayed 1 night in May 2020

3/5

  • Liked: Cleanliness
  • Disliked: Property conditions & facilities

Room was dated, carpet needs a good clean, water pressure in shower was very week, the bathroom window in our room (108) needs readjusting as there was a gap letting in a very cold draught through the night and finally the bed was very uncomfortable.

Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Loved the history of the building. Had a nice quiet room, had everything we needed for a night stay.

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020