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Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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.

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Auckland
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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...

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Thank lazelle15
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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...

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Thank Traveltane
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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...

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Blenheim, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I was booked into an upstairs rear unit which had a single bed in the lounge and a double bed in separate bedroom. The motel unit was very roomy and very very clean. The management were friendly and good hosts The unit had a separate kitchen with a good supply of cooking needs. The cooker was a small hotplate type...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We only stayed one night so we're put into an older unit. It was somewhat tired but clean, quiet and comfortable. There were newer units at the back of the property which looked very attractive. Front desk staff were pleasant and helpful.

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MsbeaMsbea
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We stayed at this motel as we were coming up overnight. it was very clean, very tidy and we were very happy for a great price. $180 in a one bedroom motel unit to sleep four is virtually unheard of. it would be good if it had a pool or something, but the location is right opposite the river, nice...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • 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 - $122 (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 Business Hotel in Whanganui
#3 Family Hotel in Whanganui
#4 Romantic Hotel in Whanganui
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“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
“Warmth and bathroom heating (especially for winter next to a river)”
 of 5 bubbles 903sharonf, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
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