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Overview of Riverside Motel

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Premium bedding, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi
Flat-screen TV
Flat-screen TV
Premium bedding, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet Friendly
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Kitchen
  • Breakfast Available

Explore the area

    Popular LocationSarjeant Gallery11 min walk
    Popular LocationQueens Park11 min walk
    Popular LocationWhanganui Museum11 min walk
    AirportWhanganui (WAG)10 min drive

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  • Standard Room, Non Smoking, Kitchen (2 Bedroom)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • River view
    • Sleeps 6
    • 5 Single Beds
    More detailsStandard Room, Non Smoking, Kitchen (2 Bedroom)
  • Standard Room, Non Smoking, Kitchen (Studio Unit)

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • River view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsStandard Room, Non Smoking, Kitchen (Studio Unit)
  • Family Room, Non Smoking, Kitchen

    Room amenities

    • River view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Queen Bed and 2 Single Beds
    More detailsFamily Room, Non Smoking, Kitchen
  • Standard Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking, Kitchen

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • River view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed, 1 Single Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
    More detailsStandard Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking, Kitchen

About this area

Whanganui

Located in Whanganui, Riverside Motel is in the city centre and near the boardwalk. Watt Fountain and Memorial Tower are local landmarks, and some of the area's attractions include Whanganui Museum and Durie Hill Elevator. Ward Observatory and Bason Botanic Gardens are also worth visiting. 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
  • Ward Observatory - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportWhanganui (WAG) - 10 min drive

Restaurants

  • Yellow House Cafe - 6 min walk
  • Tokyo Roll Black - 9 min walk
  • Pita Pit - 10 min walk
  • Jabee Kebabs - 11 min walk
  • Kebabholik - 11 min walk

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 on site
  • On-site parking is wheelchair accessible
  • 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 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 any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • 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 from 1 PM - 9:30 PM

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open Monday - Friday (7 AM - 9 PM) and Saturday - Sunday (7:30 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 are allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
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.

  • 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 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
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash

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

Riverside Motel Wanganui
Riverside Wanganui
Riverside Motel Whanganui
Riverside Whanganui
Riverside Motel Motel
Riverside Motel Whanganui
Riverside Motel Motel Whanganui

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Riverside Motel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Riverside Motel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Riverside Motel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Riverside Motel?
As of 3 Dec 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Riverside Motel on 6 Dec 2020 start from NZ$103, 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 Riverside Motel pet-friendly?
Yes, pets are allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Riverside Motel?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Riverside Motel?
Check-in is from 1 PM - 9:30 PM.
What time is check-out at Riverside Motel?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Does Riverside Motel provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's a free airport shuttle.
Where is Riverside Motel located?
Located in the heart of Whanganui, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Sarjeant Gallery, Queens Park and Whanganui Museum. Moutoa Gardens and Whanganui Riverboat Centre and Museum are also within 15 minutes.
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4.3/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

3.9/5

Amenities

3.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Travelled with partner
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Great location overlooking the river and walking distance to town. However the bed was terrible and the bathroom and kitchen areas are in need of an upgrade
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family and small children
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Clean and quite environment. Highly recommend the stay.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We liked being close to the river. We were also quite close to the city for dining etc
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The Riverside motel is dated but this works to its advantage as the space is large, there is a full size stove, not everyone lives on takeaways and microwave meals. The owner is very pleasant and helpful. The location of the motel across the road from the river is good, ideal for an evening walk.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020