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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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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very quiet rooms, lots of little touches for the price, in the centre of an old NZ river town that is well worth visiting. We liked the powerboards for our devices, plus shampoo etc. Comfortable bed. Friendly and helpful management.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for three nights at this very good value hotel, centrally located downtown, with a comfortable old fashioned impression. We had one of the new rooms at the back of the hotel, so no noise from the bar downstairs but instead an 8am start from the building works going on at the time, but presumably finished now. Breakfast was... More

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Tokoroa, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

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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81 reviews 81 reviews
40 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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
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4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 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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12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
38 helpful votes 38 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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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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