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Overview of Riverside Motel

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Guest reviews

4.3/5 Excellent
139 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Amenities

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

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Highlights

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

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  • 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 parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

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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 and 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
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on 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

MastercardAmerican ExpressVisa

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.

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

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 Jun 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Riverside Motel on 4 Jun 2020 start from NZ$103, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours over a 30-day period. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is this motel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this motel?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Riverside Motel?
Check-in is from 1 PM to 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 this 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.

Guest reviews

4.3
Excellent
5 - Excellent
65
4 - Good
58
3 - Okay
11
2 - Mediocre
5
1 - Poor
0
4.3
Cleanliness
4.3
Service and Staff
3.9
Amenities
3.8
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

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

It was great to be allowed a early check in with the Wanganui street races on . Decor is a little bit classic but Very Very clean and great location walking distance to town. Will stay again.

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

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

Riverside Whanganui

We had stayed there previously, very friendly hosts, and nothing is a problem. They will go out of their way to make sure you are happy with everything

Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

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, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Great value.

Great value close to downtown. Quiet locale. Will definitely stay next time in Whanganui.

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019