Boutique, B&B, holiday homes

Feel at home as you start your morning with one of Whanganui's bed & breakfast and boutique accommodation providers.

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.

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Heritage House

This stunning heritage-listed building in the centre of the CBD is close to everything, making it easy to plan your visit. Park your car and walk to cafes, restaurants, bars, galleries and River Markets. Enjoy the unique privileges that come with your Heritage House stay. Recently refurbished to exacting standards with luxury velvet drapes, Persian rugs chandeliers and Italian leather furniture, you will not be disappointed.

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Iona Tiny House

Iona is an architectural gem – and it is open to guests! This tiny house is built into the hull of the Iona, once a fishing boat. Iona Tiny House sits high up on the Whanganui River bank, overlooking the historic town. Iona is a relaxing and tranquil haven, just a 10-minute walk from the restaurants and bars of the CBD.

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Fordell Homestead

Featuring garden views, Fordell Homestead in Whanganui features accommodation, a shared lounge and a garden. The bed and breakfast features both WiFi and private parking free of charge.

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Browns Boutique Bed & Breakfast

Offering a sun terrace and views of the garden, Browns Boutique Bed and Breakfast is situated in the heart Whanganui. Each room offers its own bedroom area, breakfast/seating area and private bathroom.

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The Tree House

A truly unique property, The Tree House is a beautiful recently renovated pole house situated amongst trees and rural surroundings.

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The Bungalow B&B

Only a 2-minute drive or a ten-minute walk from the centre of Whanganui, The Bungalow B&B is a 1920’s warm, cosy home designed to make your visit comfortable and convenient.

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Gumnut House

Gumnut House offers accommodation in Whanganui. The rooms come with a private bathroom. Extras include bathrobes and free toiletries. Guests have their own Lounge/Dining room and free tea/coffee making facilities.


Marangai Country Homestead

Set in a building dating from 19th century, Marangai Country Homestead features a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and includes free WiFi. Boasting luggage storage space, this property also provides guests with a sun terrace.



Shurinji features accommodation with free WiFi and free private parking, as well as access to a spa centre. The bed and breakfast offers a continental or à la carte breakfast. Shurinji also offers a barbecue.


Harrison Retreat

Offering free WiFi and garden views, Harrison Retreat has free private parking. The bed and breakfast consists of 1 separate bedroom, 1 bathroom with a hairdryer, a seating area, and a living room. Guests at the bed and breakfast can enjoy a à la carte or a Full English/Irish breakfast.


Studio @ 91

Featuring an outdoor pool and pool views, STUDIO @ 91 features a private pool, a garden and free private parking. With free WiFi, this bed and breakfast offers a flat-screen TV, a washing machine and a kitchenette with a microwave and fridge. Guests at the bed and breakfast can enjoy a continental breakfast.


Flying Fox

Accessible by aerial cable car or canoe, the Flying Fox is a destination in its own right! Remotely tucked away in nature, they have all your accommodation needs sorted with cottages, glamping, and a campsite to pitch your own tent. Outdoor games, tree swings and a slide are also available.

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Where to stay in Whanganui

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