Overview of Hikurangi Stayplace - Hostel

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4.4 / 5Excellent
30 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.


  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Free parking
  • Free airport shuttle


Explore the area

Popular LocationWhanganui Riverboat Centre and Museum19 min walk
Popular LocationMoutoa Gardens5 min drive
Popular LocationQueens Park5 min drive
AirportWhanganui (WAG)9 min drive

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  • Standard Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking, Shared Bathroom (Private single room)

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    • Sleeps 1
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  • Standard Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking, Shared Bathroom (Standard Twin En Suite)

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    • Sleeps 2
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  • Standard Shared Dormitory, Non Smoking, Shared Bathroom (Bunk Bed)

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  • Standard Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking (En-suite Twin)

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    • Sleeps 2
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  • Standard Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking (En-suite Double)

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About this area


Located in Whanganui, Hikurangi Stayplace - Hostel is in the city centre and near the boardwalk. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Watt Fountain and Moutoa Gardens, while Whanganui Museum and Sarjeant Gallery are cultural highlights. Durie Hill Elevator and Bason Botanic Gardens are also worth visiting.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Whanganui Riverboat Centre and Museum - 19 min walk
  • Whanganui Museum - 5 min drive
  • Moutoa Gardens - 5 min drive
  • Queens Park - 5 min drive
  • Sarjeant Gallery - 5 min drive

Getting around

  • Whanganui (WAG) - 9 min drive

About this property

Hikurangi Stayplace - Hostel

Hostel in Whanganui with free breakfast and conference centre
This hostel features a conference centre, a business centre and conference space. Free continental breakfast is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, free self parking and free airport pick-up. Additionally, dry cleaning, laundry facilities and an arcade/games room are on-site. Rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access and showers.
Hikurangi Stayplace - Hostel offers 32 forms of accommodation. This Whanganui hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Bathrooms include a shower. Cots/infant beds (complimentary) and Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available.

Property amenities


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

Parking and public transport

Free self parking
Free extended parking
Free 24-hour pick-up airport shuttle
Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

Free continental breakfast available daily 8:30 AM–9:30 AM

Things to do

Arcade/game room
Billiards/pool table

Family friendly

Arcade/game room
Dry-cleaning service
Free cots/infant beds
Laundry facilities
Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


Free newspapers in reception

Guest services

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

Languages spoken


Business services

2 meeting rooms
Business centre
Conference centre (1399 square feet of space)


BBQ grill(s)
Picnic area


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 parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


TV in reception

Room amenities


Free cots/infant beds
Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


Hairdryer (on request)

Food and drink

Shared kitchen access



Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 6 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property for check-in information
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to make arrangements


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 25 per stay.
Free cots (infant beds)

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.

  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 25 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.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport; guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information 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

Hikurangi Stayplace Hostel Wanganui
Hikurangi Stayplace Hostel

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Guest reviews

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Nice stay

Peaceful location great value for the money, free laundry

Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Nice place to stay

    Quite lovely gardens

    Stayed 1 night in Apr 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2018

    4/5 Good

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

    Lovely homestead

    Enjoyed breakfasts. Friendly smiling service. That's it.

    Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2017