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The Grand Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Corner St. Hill & Guyton Streets, P.O. Box 364, Wanganui, New Zealand
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Ranked #10 of 26 Hotels in Wanganui
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4 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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Tokoroa, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

As you enter the main lobby you'll sense the anticipation, when you reach reception your eyes are already darting around at the wonderful decor and fixtures, a feeling of old world charm over-comes you as you feel the timeless essence enter your soul. This Grand Hotel is truly amazing and lovingly restored by her owners. The staff were wonderful and... More

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Perth, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

To be honest, we weren't expecting much more than an old, run down hotel room from this place BUT we couldn't have been more wrong! The room was large and spacious with a huge comfortable bed, good-sized bathroom and fridge and coffee making facilities and a huge tv. The hallways and stairs were very well maintained with interesting historic information... More

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Manukau, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a lovely place to stay. A grand olde world hotel that is being lovingly restored and renovated. Spent quite a lot of time admiring all the wonderful photos and artwork throughout the hotel. Our room was very clean, spacious and perfectly positioned as we were there with extended family. The bar was well frequented by us all as was... More

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Hong Kong, China
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67 reviews 67 reviews
34 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This is a great place to stay in Wanganui as it's so centrally located and so redolent of the history of the City and indeed the whole Wanganui area. We could visit the cinema, the shops and various restaurants in the city at our leisure. The rooms have been done up nicely and our renovated bathroom and shower was well-appointed.... More

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Basildon, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Really enjoyed staying at the Grand Hotel. Our double room was bright, clean and spacious and very comfortable. The free WiFi is a brilliant bonus and worked throughout the hotel, and the staff we very helpful. We ate for two nights in the downstairs Irish Bar and the food there was nice, nothing special but good enough for a quick... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We take pride in our hotel and are pleased you enjoyed your stay. Our new wireless internet network is blistering fast and we receive wonderful feedback on this new service. Yes, we agree the hotel deserves some 'jazzing up' and we are nearly 80% through our current refurbishment plan. People... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We, the family of 5 chose the Grand because it was handy to everything but that was awesome, checked in to our rooms, one room the TV was working fine but our room couldn't get anything going on TV, my husband then rang reception requesting for the TV to be fixed & the respond was the man can do it... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014 via mobile

Located near shops and waterfront. We enjoyed a lovely night in the Govenors Suite oozing old fashioned style. We ate in the pub and found all the staff happy and helpful. Beats staying in a sterile, cold motel. This hotel is warm and inviting. Nice surprise. Bed was comfortable and room was spotless.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

My sister and I stayed in the Grand for 4 days. We had a spacious room with a queen bed and a single bed (room 110) and there was another room leading off ours if a family booking had been made. A sunny room overlooking the street on the second floor. We did find there was noise from the street... More

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Havelock, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

We were two married couples, looking to stay, as we usually do on our motorcycle trips, in a historic, iconic Kiwi hotel. Most are pretty seedy but the Grand has been beautifully restored along with modern comforts like good beds, modern bathrooms, etc. The prices was very reasonable, especially with a buffet breakfast included. The meals were excellent and the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

It is so good that hotels of this vintage are being saved. It is lovely to be able to take a step back into the past with its quality woodwork and surrounds. We had a lovely refurbished room with a very comfortable bed. The bathroom was nicely updated and we had fluffy white towels. There were tea and coffee facilities... 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*
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