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The Grand Hotel

3.0 of 5 Corner St. Hill & Guyton Streets, P.O. Box 364, Wanganui, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

was on my way to climb Taranaki and needed to break up the drive. great prices, great bars, great people here was well worth the stop highly recommend great looking lady behind the bar...damn, she was cute locals hanging out added to the ambiance

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed for one night only. Booked on the basis of other reviews which have been realised. For the money I have to say this is extremely good value, especially with the continental breakfast included, my reason for 4*. The hotel can be easily found and is close to the centre of the town and the river. It has retained it's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What wonderful people working in the hotel. We had the unfortunate experience of spending most of our evening in the A and E department of wanganui hospital. At 5am we called the hotel and the lovely gentleman who answered the call could don't do enough. He hoped out his bed and sorted us with a room. The lady on the... More 

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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed several weekends now, and it has become our favourite spot in Wanganui. The quality of the restaurant and accommodation is surprisingly high, given the modest prices. Such a historic grand old hotel - yet also a cosy friendly local, in really good condition. We gather most of the rooms have now been renovated and are newly equipped.... More 

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Neville G, Front Office Manager at The Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely positive review. Kind regards, The Grand Hotel More 

Tauranga, New Zealand, South Pacific
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I and our 10 week old baby have stayed here twice now (also stayed before baby came) really lovely old hotel. I have read some of these other reviews about people complaining about it needing work done... It's an old building, of course it does. We stayed in one of the refurbished rooms and everything was finished... More 

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Neville G, Front Office Manager at The Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely positive review. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit. Kind regards, The Grand Hotel More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights here and loved it. The rooms are modest but clean and well equipped. The two restaurants downstairs are affordable and friendly. The hotel owner was always around and really helpful. We loved the town and this hotel has a great location. The place is a but tired and needs an update but there are so few... More 

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Neville G, Front Office Manager at The Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely positive review. We are constantly working to improve the hotel accommodation and facilities to see the hotel though the decades to come. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit. Kind regards, The Grand Hotel More 

Christchurch NZ
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57 reviews 57 reviews
6 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a comfortable room with en-suite . Beer was an unbelievable $NZ 5.60 a pint. Continental breakfast included Other meals v.good. Hotel displays a grandeur. Its location okay for walking everywhere in the River City. My three nights were little more expensive than a quality backpackers. When staying here take a paddle-streamer riverboat trip on the river.

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London, United Kingdom
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This grand old hotel would have been something in a bygone era, however today it is a sad reflection on times past. Some lovely old photographs on the walls were not displayed properly which was a shame. The hotel staff were helpful. The room was in the annexe and reasonably clean but had basic facilities. The so called continental breakfast... More 

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Surrey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We stayed here en route between Taupo and Wellington and were pleasantly surprised by both the hotel and the town. The hotel is very well located and was excellent value for money ( 99 dollars including breakfast). The room was well equipped and clean ( fan included which was great). Service was friendly and helpful. We had a pleasant stroll... More 

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Hesdin, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This has indeed once been a grand hotel and the entrance still has a colonial sense of grandeur. The staff were friendly and accommodated us in rooms that were ideal for my elderly mother. The rooms are tired but spacious and well presented, generously offering a fridge, tea and coffee making facilities, a hairdryer and iron. The hotel is right... More 

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Address: Corner St. Hill & Guyton Streets, P.O. Box 364, Wanganui, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Wanganui
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Grand Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 53
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