If you're travelling on a budget, Whanganui has you covered with affordable accommodation and plenty of free activities.

Anndion Lodge Motel

Anndion Lodge Motel offers views over the Whanganui River and is a 4-minute drive from the main street. It features free unlimited WiFi and a saltwater swimming pool.

Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel

Located next to the Whanganui River, Braemar House is a restored historic building, built in 1880, that offers a range of accommodation options from Deluxe Private rooms in the B&B wing through to economy family/group and private cabins.

42B College House

Situated in the centre of Whanganui, 42b College House backpackers offers rooms and dormitories with free unlimited WiFi. Guests have access to a large communal kitchen and a spacious recreation area with free billiards and table tennis.

Hikurangi StayPlace

Hikurangi StayPlace is conveniently located just a 15-minute walk from the Whanganui city centre. The guest house is less than a 2-minute walk from Kowhai Park along the Whanganui River. All rooms are heated and offer views over the gardens or park.

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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