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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.