Riverside Motel

Hotel Class
3.5 out of 5
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4.3 / 5Excellent
130 reviews


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


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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    About this area


    Located in Whanganui, Riverside Motel is in the city centre and near the boardwalk. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Queens Park and Moutoa Gardens, while Sarjeant Gallery and Whanganui Museum are cultural highlights. Durie Hill Elevator and Bason Botanic Gardens are also worth visiting. Our guests appreciate the motel's central location.

    What's nearby

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

    Getting around

    • Whanganui (WAG) - 10 min drive

    About this property

    Riverside Motel

    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.

    Property amenities


    • 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


    • BBQ grill(s)
    • Garden
    • Picnic area


    • 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


    • Smoke-free property

    Room amenities


    • Free cots/infant beds
    • Premium bedding


    • Free toiletries
    • Shower/bathtub combination


    • flat-screen TV
    • premium channels

    Food and drink

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


    • Free newspapers
    • Iron/ironing board
    • Phone

    Nearby activities


    • Theme parks


    5 - Excellent
    4 - Good
    3 - Okay
    2 - Mediocre
    1 - Poor
    Service and Staff
    Property condition

    4/5 Good

    Convenient Location

    Dated motel and could do with some updating in kitchen and bathroom. Close to river and walking distance to main street Convenient to riverboats and tram.

    Stayed 2 nights in Oct. 2019

    4/5 Good

    Stayed 1 night in Sep. 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    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

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

    Stayed 3 nights in Aug. 2019


    nearness to river and scenery. old fashioned decor looking a bit tired now .

    Stayed 2 nights in Aug. 2019

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