Motels

Whanganui has numerous accommodation providers catering to travelers 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 10 minutes’ drive from the north/south motorways. It is only 5 minutes’ 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 salt water 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 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 a 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

Five minutes’ 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 i-SITE visitor centre or browse our guides on Where to stay.

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