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Riverview Motel

Hotwire.comUSD 79*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

Stayed here over night. Was lovely and tidy. Awesome lazyboys great beds. Was a very nice place to stay in. Close to food outlets. . Had a nice play areas for the kids nd sky for parents . HAPPY to stay here again anytime. Thanks

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2Thank Tim_Devaney
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 May 2015

On our recent overnight stay in Wanganui we had the family unit at the front. The manager was very helpful and suggested some things to do on our stay in the city. The room was very nice and spacious which was great with 2 teenagers. The views over the river were lovely and it was quite at night. It is...

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2Thank Terresa B
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 April 2015

I took my parents to Wanganui for a three day break during the school holidays. The motel staff were very friendly and offered lots of tips for things to see and do in Wanganui. The motel was exceptionally clean and well equipped. There was plenty of room in our two bedroom unit and it was very good value for money....

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3Thank lynnemcmorran
New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 April 2015

We stay at this motel twice a year and love it! Admittedly we stay in the newer end of the motel and always have the large family unit and it is great! Lovely and clean. Great spa bath. Super friendly and helpful staff. Excellent value for money too. Highly recommend.

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2Thank Debbie L
Tuscany, Italy
Reviewed 3 April 2015

Unfortunately we had the room upstairs so quite some struggle to get up the stairs as no lift. The room and lounge are a bit old but clean. The situation is close to the river and we would walk into town.

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2Thank Rita-Nina
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 21 March 2015 via mobile

Thy is is a lovely efficiency motel which is very comfortable and impeccably clean! Tea and coffee are provided as well as a fully and well equipped kitchen. The staff is very helpful and friendly! We had a great stay in this tranquil motel!

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2Thank wprincess4
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 18 March 2015

Positives: Clean and well serviced each day. Everything worked, ok. Good position close to the river. Lounge had comfortable double lounge with foot rests and TV (limited stations) worked ok. Included Wi-Fi ok. Beds comfy. Reception was very friendly and offered options for dinner and activities. The one bedroom apartment we had booked looked quite modern on the booking site...

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1Thank Memsahib
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 2 March 2015

This place is a real find. The wooden building shows signs of being quite old, but no effort has been spared in making the inside modern and immaculate. Our unit (number 7) has a large living/dining/kitchen area with glorious views out across the river. There is a separate master bedroom, and bathroom off the little entry hall. The living area...

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1Thank Paul S
Basingstoke
Reviewed 26 February 2015

A great location by the river. The room was big and had a spa bath and a superbly comfortable bed. The staff are really friendly too. They gave us plenty of ideas of what to do in Wanganui which is a fabulous little city. Oh and the wifi actually works, a bonus in New Zealand!

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1Thank grubbytech
Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 February 2015

We stayed here for two nights recently: a good location alongside the Wanganui River. The one-bedroom unit we had was quite roomy and clean with a comfy lounge suite. However, the bathroom was in dire need of a major makeover, with a 1970s style shower and very little floor space. Two people could not fit in the bathroom at the...

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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Riverview Motel

Address: 14 Somme Parade, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Whanganui
Price Range: $84 - $123 (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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Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Whanganui
#3 Family Hotel in Whanganui
#4 Romantic Hotel in Whanganui
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Rooms at front might be a little noisier due to traffic but you get a good view of the river. The noise didn't disturb our sleep however.”
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KennethL758, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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.”
Roadmail, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Two bedroom apartment”
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.”
Traveltane, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try and get one of the newer units”
2kiwis_11, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
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