Hotels & Motels

Whanganui has a great selection of mid-range accommodation options.

With motels and hotels close to the city centre and main roads, it’s easy to get out and about around Whanganui. The city has beautiful heritage hotels and a range of convenient motels to suit visitors of all needs.

Kingsgate The Avenue

Kingsgate The Avenue is located on the main road into Whanganui, only a 10-minute walk from the CBD. The spacious studios are decorated in a neutral style and feature satellite TV and en suite bathrooms. Unlimited free Wi-Fi are provided per day.

Rutland Arms Inn

Located on the main street of Whanganui, Rutland Arms Inn and features an a la carte restaurant and bar. Free Wi-Fi access is available in all areas, and there is free on-site parking.

Whanganui has numerous accommodation providers catering to travellers with vehicles.

Aotea Motor Lodge

Located on Whanganui’s main street, Victoria Avenue, This 5-star boutique motel features 28 apartments, from studios to 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom units. Double spa baths are provided in every unit. Aotea Motor Lodge Wanganui is just a 10-minute drive from the north/south motorways. It is only a 5-minute walk to the restaurants, shops, supermarkets and entertainment in the city centre.

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Anndion Lodge Motel

Anndion Lodge Motel offers views over the Whanganui River and is 4 minutes drive from the main street. It features a saltwater swimming pool and a range of accommodation options including en suite motel studios to private lodges with communal facilities.

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151 On London Motel & Conference Centre

151 on London Motel offers self-contained accommodation just 15 minutes walk from the Whanganui town centre. The property features an outdoor barbecue area and a fitness centre. Guests enjoy free unlimited WiFi.

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Kings Court Motel

Just 2 minutes’ walk from Whanganui’s city centre, Kings Court Motel offers spacious studios and apartments. Free parking is provided outside each unit and guests receive a free daily newspaper. Set in a quiet location, all accommodation at Kings Court Motel Whanganui is located on the ground floor.

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Riverview Motel

The Riverview Motel, on the banks of the Whanganui River and only a 5-minutes walk from the city centre, offers spacious accommodation with cooking facilities, satellite TV and free Wi-Fi.

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Fiesta Court Motel

Set amongst Pohutukawa and Oak trees, Fiesta Court Motel offers free Wi-Fi and free on-site parking. The motel is located next to Whanganui Hospital and is a 7-minute drive from Whanganui Airport. All rooms feature a patio and flat-screen TV.

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Asure Cooks Gardens Motor Lodge

Asure Cooks Gardens Motor Lodge features a garden setting, 600 metres from the CBD and Royal Whanganui Opera House. It offers free on-site parking and unlimited free WiFi access.

Burwood Motel

Situated in the centre of Whanganui, Burwood Motel offers spacious studio units. Free WiFi is provided. Burwood Motel is a 10-minute drive from Whanganui Airport and a 7-minute walk from the banks of the Whanganui River.

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Siena Motor Lodge

Siena Motor Lodge is located in central Wanganui, a 3-minute drive from Whanganui Regional Museum. It offers free on-site parking, free Wi-Fi access, and complimentary goodies/fruit bowl on arrival.

Gateway Motor Lodge

Just 1.4 km from the town centre, Gateway Motor Lodge – Whanganui offers free Wi-Fi access and free parking access, including parking for boats, horse floats and trucks. All rooms are equipped with a microwave, Lazyboy chairs, and are double-glazed.

Riverside Motel

Riverside Motel features a lovely garden setting, located on the banks of Whanganui River. A 10-minute walk from Whanganui city centre, it offers free parking and free Wi-Fi access.

BK’S Magnolia Motor Lodge

Offering free Wi-Fi and free parking, BK’s Magnolia Motor Lodge is located in the heart of the River City of Whanganui. It features a communal area with BBQ facilities. The heated guest rooms each have a microwave, a refrigerator and a TV.

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Whanganui River TOP 10 Holiday Park

A five-minute drive from the city centre, this riverside holiday park has one and two-bedroom motel units and self-contained accommodation. Loads of facilities onsite for the family, including a pool and spa, jumping pillow, playgrounds, bike and kayak hire, making it an ideal base to explore Whanganui.

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Where to stay in Whanganui

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For expert local advice or further help on your stay, contact our Whanganui isite visitor centre or browse our guides on Where to stay.

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