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4/5 Good
131 reviews
"Loved being by the river and so close to town.The units are getting a bit tired ..."

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Kitchen

Map

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Sarjeant Gallery
    11 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Queens Park
    11 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Whanganui Museum
    11 min walk
  • Airport
    Whanganui (WAG)
    10 min drive

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+64 9913 4658
  • Family Room, Non Smoking, Kitchen

    Room Amenities

    • River view
    • Sleeps 4
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  • Standard Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking, Kitchen

    Room Amenities

    • River view
    • Sleeps 4
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  • Standard Room, Non Smoking, Kitchen (2 Bedroom)

    Room Amenities

    • River view
    • Sleeps 6
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  • Standard Room, Non Smoking, Kitchen (Studio Unit)

    Room Amenities

    • River view
    • Sleeps 2
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About this area

Whanganui

Located in Whanganui, Riverside Motel is in the city centre and near the boardwalk. Ward Observatory and Memorial Tower are local landmarks, and some of the area's attractions include Durie Hill Elevator and Bason Botanic Gardens. Our guests appreciate the motel's central location.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Sarjeant Gallery - 11 min walk
  • Queens Park - 11 min walk
  • Whanganui Museum - 11 min walk
  • Moutoa Gardens - 11 min walk
  • Whanganui Riverboat Centre and Museum - 13 min walk

Getting around

  • Whanganui (WAG) - 10 min drive

About this property

Riverside Motel

3.5-star motel with free airport shuttle and free area shuttle
This smoke-free motel features 24-hour room service, a business centre and dry cleaning. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking and a free airport shuttle are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities, tour/ticket assistance and a garden are on-site. All 10 rooms feature kitchens with fridges, ovens, hobs and microwaves. Guests will also find complimentary wireless Internet access, separate dining areas and 24-hour room service.
Riverside Motel offers 10 forms of accommodation with free newspapers and an iron/ironing board. Beds feature premium bedding. Accommodation at this 3.5-star motel has kitchens with fridges, hobs, microwaves and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit and complimentary toiletries.
This Whanganui motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi, Wired Internet (NZD 0.14 per minute)
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

Free self parking
Free 24-hour return airport shuttle
Airport shuttle on request
Free local area shuttle

Food and drink

Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–8:00 AM: NZD 10 for adults and NZD 20 for children
24-hour room service

Family friendly

Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
Dry-cleaning service
Free local area shuttle
Free cots/infant beds
Kitchen
Laundry facilities
Microwave
Fridge
Separate dining area

Guest services

Daily housekeeping
Dry-cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

English

Business services

Business centre

Outdoors

BBQ grill(s)
Garden
Picnic area

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 path of travel
Wheelchair-accessible parking

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Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

Free cots/infant beds
Premium bedding

Bathroom

Free toiletries
Shower/bathtub combination

Entertainment

flat-screen TV
premium channels

Food and drink

Cookware/dishes/utensils
Dining room
Kitchen
Microwave
Oven
Fridge
Hob
Toaster

More

Free newspapers
Iron/ironing board
Phone

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 1 PM - 9:30 PM

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open during the following times:<br /><ul><li>Monday-Friday: 7 AM-9 PM</li></ul> <ul><li>Saturday-Sunday: 7:30 AM-8 PM</li></ul>If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM, please contact the property 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 get details.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cots (infant beds)!

Payment types

Mastercard
American Express
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.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: NZD 10 for adults and NZD 20 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wired Internet: NZD 0.14 per minute (rates may vary)

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.

Property is also known as

  • Riverside Motel Wanganui
  • Riverside Wanganui
4.3

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4.3
Cleanliness
4.3
Service and Staff
4.0
Amenities
3.9
Property condition

4/5 Good

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

Loved being by the river and so close to town.The units are getting a bit tired but are spotlessly clean and comfortable.

Stayed 2 nights in Dec. 2019

4/5 Good

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

Decor a little dated, but perfectly adequate for our needs.

Stayed 2 nights in Dec. 2019

4/5 Good

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

Stayed 1 night in Sep. 2019

5/5 Excellent

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

Motel was quiet with a nice view. Staff helpful and friendly. Bed very comfortably and kitchen facilities good. We enjoyed our stay and would stay again.

Stayed 3 nights in Sep. 2019

5/5 Excellent

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

Quiet clean and lots of room with super helpful team. I’ll be back again and again

Stayed 3 nights in Aug. 2019

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