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4.4 / 5Excellent
27 reviews

Amenities

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

Map

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Whanganui Riverboat Centre and Museum
    19 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Moutoa Gardens
    2 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Queens Park
    3 min drive
  • Airport
    Whanganui (WAG)
    9 min drive

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+64 9913 4658
  • 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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  • 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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  • Standard Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking (En-suite Double)

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    • Sleeps 2
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About this area

Whanganui

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 Riverboat Centre and Museum and Whanganui Museum 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
  • Moutoa Gardens - 2 min drive
  • Whanganui Museum - 2 min drive
  • Queens Park - 3 min drive
  • Sarjeant Gallery - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Whanganui (WAG) - 7 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

Internet

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)

Conveniences

Free newspapers in reception

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

English

Business services

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

Outdoors

BBQ grill(s)
Garden
Picnic area
Terrace

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 parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

TV in reception

Room amenities

Bedroom

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

Bathroom

Hairdryer (on request)
Shower

Food and drink

Shared kitchen

Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 6 PM. <br />If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM, please contact the property at least 24 hours in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
  • 24-hour airport shuttle service is available upon request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Pets

  • 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

Mastercard
Visa

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 are 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.

Property is also known as

  • Hikurangi Stayplace Hostel Wanganui
  • Hikurangi Stayplace Hostel
4.4

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4.4
Cleanliness
4.3
Service and Staff
4.1
Property condition

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

4/5 Good

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

Great

Lovely hosts, very clean and comfortable, including kitchen. Good location

Stayed 1 night in Oct. 2017

4/5 Good

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

Great stay in an interesting building

Interesting staying in what was once a 'rest home' or 'aged care facility'. The original house was fascinating and the owners were very willing to share the history of the place and show us around. A great location, close to everything.

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