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Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Riverview Motel was a great spot for my brother and I to stay during our recent week in Whanganui, spent working on our rental property. We initially checked into Room 6 which is on the roadside and has a great river view from the double bedroom, however being non-air conditioned and with no fans, the room was very noisy...

Thank Roadmail
Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for one night to break up our drive north from Welly after an afternoon ferry from Picton. Comfortable bed, hot and powerful shower, comfortable sofa, very clean. Right by the river which was handy for an early morning run on the riverside.

Thank HKirk-1234
New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little motel on riverside . Staff was friendly n quite helpful . Was impressed by the cleaning of the rooms . Only thing have to say is chairs need to b changed in lobby pretty old apart from that 5 stars !

Thank Juliepoko
Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We spent one night in a two bedroom unit and it was really nice. The unit was very functional and clean. Beds were comfy and owner gave us nice advice about the next market on the riverside the next day.

Thank frenchievirginie2017
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Nicely positioned. An easy 10 minute walk into downtown Taupo Quay. And a great morning walk up and across Dublin St, down though Kowhai Park and back across at the Victoria Ave Bridge. We had our dog with us and they are dog friendly - a large downstairs unit. Clean and had all the kitchenette facilities we needed + a...

Thank lazelle15
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 January 2017

This hotel was the least satisfying of the 5 we stayed in. We chose a studio room, which really was a bull run. The pluses being that it was cheap at under $100 and the cleanliness was really good. The room is 3 corridor rooms which are bathroom, kitchen and joined lounge bed. The bed has two sides on a...

Thank Traveltane
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Have just stayed at Riverview Motel for 2 nights. This has got to be the cleanest motel we have stayed in. Unit very modern with everything you need, and some - even plunger coffee. Staff very welcoming and friendly. Located on the river and very close to everything. Short walk along the river front and you're in town. Will definitely...

Thank 824carolj
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Great for the price charged. Close to town & amenities. Quiet and peaceful. Rooms are so warm that I needed to put fan on even though it was raining outside. Straight across the road from the majestic Whanganui river.

Thank chiwenz
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 25 November 2016

A friendly welcome from Steve, the manager. He provided lots of local information which was welcome. Large comfortable room with kitchen facilities and a spa bath. Comfortable and quiet and a very good addition were two recliners with footrests, nice touch. Recommended.

Thank westoz
Havelock North, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Only stayed one night on our trip around Taranaki, had an upstairs one bedroomed unit. It was clean and tidy but dated. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The room overlooked the river which was nice.

Thank Alan W

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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Additional Information about Riverview Motel

Address: 14 Somme Parade, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Whanganui
Price Range: $86 - $116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Riverview Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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#3 Family Hotel in Whanganui
#3 Business Hotel in Whanganui
#4 Romantic Hotel in Whanganui
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“Rooms at the rear of the original block don't get a river view but also escape road noise. There are quiet cottages in a rear garden area.”
 of 5 bubbles Roadmail, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Two bedroom apartment”
 of 5 bubbles frenchievirginie2017, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Splash your cash out for a modern and luxurious spa pool unit, worth the $35 more than a studio that we stayed in.”
 of 5 bubbles Traveltane, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try and get one of the newer units”
 of 5 bubbles 2kiwis_11, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Our studio unit had a queen bed up against the wall, so if you have movement difficulties it would be advisable to get a one bedroom unit.”
 of 5 bubbles HebH, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
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