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Kingsgate Hotel The Avenue Wanganui

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Maclean
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed one night and that was enough. The carpets are stained and the whole place smells mouldy and old. Right out of the 70's. None of my requests at time of booking where accommodated. Staff where just OK but could not advise on eating places nearby. Seemed disinterested. Would not recommend.

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

3 nights stay at this Hotel. Lovely Receptionists, staff friendly. Rooms clean and comfortable, value for money, Hotel location very convenient. Excellent dining each night, recommend Lamb Rack, Eye Fillet and Chicken Ballantine. Would've liked to have used the swimming pool but weather too cold! Will be back in future.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for one night on a business trip. The first thing that strikes you is the impressive entrance way, it's very striking. The check in staff were helpful, friendly and efficient. The room was nice and tidy with everything needed. The restaurant opened at 5.30. The food was more than plentiful and delicious. Breakfast in the morning was...

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Thank Phil G
Whanganui, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had our orders taken about 7.15pm but it was at least two hours later that the meals started to dribble out. Some had finished eating by the time the last one was delivered. The barman was helping the waitress & his dress attire wasn't up to standard.I had fish & chips with salad (large leaves of lettuce put on...

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Thank Pamela939
Picton, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Very large complex, which is why we were there, for a large car club event. Room was satisfactory if dull, but hallways dark and all the carpets need replacing. Staff very badly organized - when expecting several hundred people for drinks they had only one barman on and the inexperienced person from check-in had to come and help. People got...

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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Ok this might not be the RITZ and after reading other people's reviews I did wonder what I'd booked. So when I arrived at this hotel I asked the lady if I could firstly look at the rooms no problem in fact she showed me more than one and said I could choose anyone I wanted. Then I asked to...

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Thank kernow1985
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We had a night's stayover before departing for Palmerston North, so found this a perfectly good alternative for a short-term stay. The Receptionist was pleasant and everything was in order in the room.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I'm guessing this complex had its heyday in the late 70's or early 80's, with little done to it since. It is dark and dingy probably to disguise the worn, wrinkled and stained carpet. The beds are out of the ark and sag like a hammock. Food ok to average like everybody's enthusiasm there. I would never stay here again...

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Thank 39Jonno
New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The advertising and images on the website bear no resemblance to the actual hotel which is dated and tired, clearly with antiquated systems as it took 15 minutes to issue a small tour group ahead of us with their keys. The price of the hotel is clearly based on its website images, not the outdated ensemble that awaits. Also don't...

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Manchester England
Reviewed 25 February 2017

it you are wanting to stay in a hotel then this is not the place. It is a glorified motel. The day we arrived it was nearly empty so we were offered room service for breakfast, If you want a motel then I suppose this is satisfactory but we were expecting the facilities of a hotel and they are just...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Kingsgate Hotel The Avenue Wanganui

Address: 379 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand (Formerly The Avenue Hotel And Conf Ctr)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Whanganui
Price Range: $121 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kingsgate Hotel The Avenue Wanganui 3.5*
Number of rooms: 41
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“There is one room that has been renovated, Room 847, but you pay a lot more for it, forget the rest”
blueandwhite372, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Family room was wonderful with ground floor location.”
BoJo76, 12 May 2016 | Read review
“Dont stay here unless you are prepared for a cheap and nasty experience.”
103rusty, 6 May 2016 | Read review
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