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Gateway Motor Lodge Wanganui
4 out of 5
59 Heads Road, Whanganui
The price is NZ$120 per night from 5 Mar. to 6 Mar.

Situated near the beach, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Durie Hill Elevator, Sarjeant Gallery and Moutoa Gardens. Queens Park and Whanganui Museum are also ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (146 reviews)

"Very nice staff & good rooms, clean & tidy, comfortable bed & decent towels"…"

Reviewed on 7 Feb. 2021

Gateway Motor Lodge Wanganui
151 on London Motel
4.5 out of 5
151 London Street, Whanganui
The price is NZ$159 per night from 11 Mar. to 12 Mar.

Situated in the business district, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Whanganui Museum, Watt Fountain and Whanganui Riverboat Centre and Museum. Virginia Lake ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (211 reviews)

"Location quiet, A modern spacious motel with an excellent Cafe next door."…"

Reviewed on 10 Feb. 2021

151 on London Motel
Riverview Motel
3.5 out of 5
14 Somme Parade, Whanganui
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$115 per night from 21 Mar. to 22 Mar.

Situated on the riverwalk, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Sarjeant Gallery, Moutoa Gardens and Queens Park. Whanganui Museum and Whanganui Riverboat ...

4.4/5Excellent! (194 reviews)
Great

"Comfortable stay"…"

Reviewed on 2 Nov. 2020

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Astral Motel
3 out of 5
46 Somme Parade, Whanganui
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$95 per night from 5 Mar. to 6 Mar.

Located in the heart of Whanganui, this motel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Moutoa Gardens, Sarjeant Gallery and Queens Park. Whanganui Museum and Whanganui Riverboat ...

3.9/5Good! (196 reviews)

"Astral motel is my go to as it is very clean and comfortable. Also lovely people in management and cleaning team."…"

Reviewed on 8 Jan. 2021

Astral Motel
Riverside Motel
3.5 out of 5
30 Somme Parade, Whanganui
The price is NZ$103 per night from 22 Mar. to 23 Mar.

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 ...

4.3/5Excellent! (153 reviews)

"Really friendly hosts, thank you so much for an awesome stay. 👌 Would be perfect if a spa or pool were available. 👍"…"

Reviewed on 28 Dec. 2020

Riverside Motel
Burwood Manor Motel
2.5 out of 5
63-65 Dublin Street, Whanganui
The price is NZ$131 per night from 21 Mar. to 22 Mar.

Located in the heart of Whanganui, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Sarjeant Gallery, Queens Park and Whanganui Museum. Watt Fountain and Moutoa Gardens ...

4.2/5Excellent! (101 reviews)

"Good number of power points. Very spacious area Comfortable bed Great water pressure in shower Herbal tea choice would be good. Small peeling knife wd be good (not serrated). I usually bring one from home."…"

Reviewed on 13 Feb. 2021

Burwood Manor Motel
Asure Cooks Gardens Motor Lodge
3.5 out of 5
170 Guyton Street, Whanganui
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$140 per night from 5 Mar. to 6 Mar.

Situated in Whanganui, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Whanganui Museum, Watt Fountain and Sarjeant Gallery. Queens Park and Ward Observatory are also ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (121 reviews)

"Happy with our stay, we have everything we need and comfortable stay"…"

Reviewed on 9 Jan. 2021

Asure Cooks Gardens Motor Lodge
Te Awa Motel
3 out of 5
95 Putiki Drive, Whanganui
The price is NZ$130 per night from 28 Mar. to 29 Mar.

Situated in Whanganui, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Durie Hill Elevator and Memorial Tower. Watt Fountain and Whanganui Riverboat Centre and Museum ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (107 reviews)
Great stay

"Great stay at Awa Motel again. Friendly staff, bed was so comfy, room clean and tidy, powerful shower."…"

Reviewed on 11 Oct. 2020

Te Awa Motel
Fiesta Court Motel
3.5 out of 5
56 Heads Road, Whanganui
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$157 per night from 5 Mar. to 6 Mar.

Situated in Whanganui, this motel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Watt Fountain, Whanganui Museum and Ward Observatory. Durie Hill Elevator and Whanganui Riverboat ...

4.1/5Very Good! (13 reviews)

"great location. Neat and tidy. has everything you need."…"

Reviewed on 17 Feb. 2021

Fiesta Court Motel
Kings Court Motel
4 out of 5
60 Plymouth Street, Whanganui
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Located in the heart of Whanganui, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Whanganui Museum, Sarjeant Gallery and Queens Park. Watt Fountain and Moutoa Gardens ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (286 reviews)

"Very clean. Quiet. Great cleaning staff. They looked after every requirement."…"

Reviewed on 15 Feb. 2021

Kings Court Motel
Bignell Street Motel
2.5 out of 5
86 Bignell Street, Whanganui
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Located in Whanganui, this beachfront motel is next to a golf course and within 3 mi (5 km) of Watt Fountain, Castlecliff Beach and Queens Park. Moutoa Gardens ...

1.6/5 (18 reviews)

"Smells from gigarets in the room In the bed sperm Lat of notice in the night"…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar. 2020

Bignell Street Motel
Raceway Motel
3 out of 5
1 Hurworth Place College Estate, Whanganui
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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 ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (24 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 25 Mar. 2019

Raceway Motel
Midtown Motor Inn
3.5 out of 5
321 VICTORIA AVE, Whanganui, Manawatu - Wanganui
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Situated in Whanganui, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Whanganui Museum, Watt Fountain and Sarjeant Gallery. Durie Hill Elevator and Whanganui Riverboat ...

3.9/5Good! (108 reviews)

"Easy access and car parking . Very clean. Lovely comfortable bed. Great shower"…"

Reviewed on 10 May 2019

Midtown Motor Inn
Siena Motor Lodge
2.5 out of 5
335 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui
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Situated in Whanganui, this motel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Whanganui Museum, Watt Fountain and Sarjeant Gallery. Queens Park and Durie Hill Elevator are also ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (53 reviews)
Very Very

"This was very nice, very clean, very accommodating and very convenient. It was only one of our one night stops, but it was nice enough to stay longer. We were running late, and when we got a hold of the desk to let them know, they were very nice and accommodating. Even with them not being there right ..."…"

Reviewed on 20 Feb. 2018

Siena Motor Lodge
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Kingsgate Hotel The Avenue Wanganui

Kingsgate Hotel The Avenue Wanganui

3 out of 5
379 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui
The price is NZ$104 per night from 7 Mar. to 8 Mar.
3.9/5Good! (265 reviews)

"Enjoyed our stay, kids loved the pool, food and overall location. Will be back again."…"

Reviewed on 25 Jan. 2021

Kingsgate Hotel The Avenue Wanganui
Aotea Motor Lodge

Aotea Motor Lodge

4.5 out of 5
390 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui
The price is NZ$176 per night from 5 Mar. to 6 Mar.
4.5/5Wonderful! (287 reviews)

"I liked the luxurious quality if the room and the hotel location, at the end of the main street in Whanganui."…"

Reviewed on 28 Jan. 2021

Aotea Motor Lodge
Astral Motel

Astral Motel

3 out of 5
46 Somme Parade, Whanganui
The price is NZ$95 per night from 5 Mar. to 6 Mar.
3.9/5Good! (196 reviews)

"Astral motel is my go to as it is very clean and comfortable. Also lovely people in management and cleaning team."…"

Reviewed on 8 Jan. 2021

Astral Motel
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Frequently asked questions

What can I expect from a motel trip to Whanganui?
If you’re having a hard time finding motels in Whanganui, consider some of the motels we suggest around the area or let Expedia help you find a similar property from over 44 hotels and other lodging options. Simply use our search tools to filter by nightly room rate or cost-effective amenities such as free parking and free airport transport.
What are motels like?
Motel properties often have free parking, and many also feature an outdoor pool. Often one or two storeys high, motel properties usually have outdoor access to guestrooms from the car park. Beginning in the early 1950s, colourful neon signs were used as beacons for tired families on road trips, and today, examples of these can still be found along historic US Route 66.
What are the best motels in Whanganui?
Astral Motel: Enjoy access to the terrace, and freebies including WiFi and self-parking. Gateway Motor Lodge Wanganui: Free WiFi and free parking are available during your stay, along with room amenities such as microwave. Asure Cooks Gardens Motor Lodge: Enjoy the in-room kitchenette, and freebies including WiFi and self-parking. 151 on London Motel: Free WiFi and free parking are available during your stay, along with room amenities such as kitchenette. Burwood Manor Motel: Enjoy access to the laundry facilities, and freebies including WiFi and self-parking.
How many motels will I find in Whanganui?
Expedia has 15 low-cost motels in Whanganui.
What can I do in Whanganui?
Those who’ve visited Whanganui have good things to say about its spas and riverfront. As you’re sightseeing around the area, make sure that you enjoy all there is to see and do. These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places: Virginia Lake, Watt Fountain and South Beach. You’ll find these family-friendly attractions: Whanganui Museum, Durie Hill Elevator and Ward Observatory. During your trip, here are some other places to visit: Memorial Tower, Sarjeant Gallery and Queens Park.
What's the seasonal weather like in Whanganui?
Weather can make or break a road trip, so here’s some data about year-round temperatures in Whanganui to help you plan yours: The hottest months are usually February and January, with an average temperature of 16°C, while the coldest months are July and August, with an average of 9°C. Average annual precipitation for Whanganui is 1015 inches.
What are my options for getting around Whanganui while staying in a motel?
We’ve gathered some information about getting around Whanganui to help you navigate your stay: Fly into Whanganui (WAG), which is located 5.4 mi (8.7 km) away. If you’d like to venture out around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.

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