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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
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TV, DVD player

Guest reviews

4.5/5 Wonderful
24 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Breakfast Available
  • Laundry

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Explore the area

Popular LocationWhanganui Museum17 min walk
Popular LocationWatt Fountain17 min walk
Popular LocationWard Observatory20 min walk
AirportWhanganui (WAG)8 min drive

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  • Basic Studio, Terrace

    Room amenities

    • 23 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsBasic Studio, Terrace
  • Family Room, Balcony

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 5
    More detailsFamily Room, Balcony
  • Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Pool View

    Room amenities

    • 23 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsDouble Room, 1 Queen Bed, Pool View

About this area

Whanganui

Raceway Motel 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.

Visit our Whanganui travel guide
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Sarjeant Gallery - 16 min walk
  • Queens Park - 17 min walk
  • Whanganui Museum - 17 min walk
  • Watt Fountain - 17 min walk
  • Ward Observatory - 20 min walk

Getting around

  • Whanganui (WAG) - 8 min drive

About this property

Raceway Motel

3-star guestrooms with kitchens and furnished balconies or patios
This smoke-free motel features an outdoor pool, laundry facilities and tour/ticket assistance. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include barbecues and a picnic area. All 10 rooms feature kitchens with fridges and microwaves, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find furnished balconies or patios, DVD players and room service.
Raceway Motel offers 10 forms of accommodation with DVD players and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Accommodation at this 3-star motel has kitchens with fridges, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Satellite televisions are provided. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

Recreational amenities at the motel include an outdoor pool.

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

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–9:30 AM: NZD 12.50-18.50 per person
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • DVD player
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fridge

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • 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.
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Heating

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower

Entertainment

  • DVD player
  • Satellite channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Fridge

Outdoor space

  • Furnished balcony or patio

More

  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2 PM and 8 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 8 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types

MastercardVisa

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 12.50 and NZD 18.50 per person (approximately)

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

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

Raceway Motel Whanganui
Raceway Whanganui
Raceway Motel Wanganui
Raceway Wanganui

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Raceway Motel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Raceway Motel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Raceway Motel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does this motel have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is this motel pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at this motel?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Raceway Motel?
Check-in is from 2 PM to 8 PM.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is this property located?
Situated in Whanganui, this motel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Sarjeant Gallery, Queens Park and Whanganui Museum. Watt Fountain and Ward Observatory are also within 1 mile (2 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Raceway Motel

4.5
Wonderful
5 - Excellent
16
4 - Good
5
3 - Okay
2
2 - Mediocre
0
1 - Poor
1
4.6
Cleanliness
4.7
Service and Staff
4.5
Amenities
4.3
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

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

    3/5

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

    Nice hosts, noisey other tenants staying while i was there.. Shared balcony didnt help.

    Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2019

    5/5 Excellent

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

    Comfortable bed, Great host. Was happy to accommodate our late arrival.

    Stayed 1 night in Feb 2019

    5/5 Excellent

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

    Extremely friendly and welcoming host and room was nice, clean and spacious with a comfortable bed.

    Stayed 1 night in Feb 2019

    5/5 Excellent

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

    Great little spot and super clean. Wonderful hosts.

    Stayed 1 night in Jan 2019