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Kingsgate Hotel The Avenue Wanganui

379 Victoria Ave, Wanganui 5001, New Zealand (Formerly The Avenue Hotel And Conf Ctr)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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christchurch
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I stayed here during a business trip. The room was very clean bit the decor was quite dated and tired looking. The 32" TV had very limited viewing - not even full freeview. Close access to Pak 'n' Save, New World and Countdown with a few fast food eateries near by. I did not take advantage of dinner when I... More 

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Freya N, Owner at Kingsgate Hotel The Avenue Wanganui, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I am glad that you found the room to be very clean. I was disappointed to hear that you found your breakfast to be less than satisfactory. I do apologize for that, we do try hard to give everyone the best experience possible. We do hope that you will consider returning to our hotel in... More 

Palmerston North, New Zealand
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Easy parking close to room. Very soundproof rooms and nicely presented. Comfortable beds and a good layout in the bathroom. The food was a good price and great quality. Nice selection on the menu. Staff were friendly and helpful.

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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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28 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

My wife and I were looking for a reasonably priced hotel for an overnight stay and this place fit the bill. We stayed here a couple of years ago with a daughter, this time it was just the two of us. The room was clean and tidy. The furniture was dated. The bathroom had been revamped. The 32" TV was... More 

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Freya N, Owner at Kingsgate Hotel The Avenue Wanganui, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I am glad that you found your room clean and tidy. I am sorry that you had problems will the internet, we have recently had ultra fast internet installed to provide a fast service for guests. I hope your visit to Wanganui was enjoyable and we hope to see you back again in the future.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Room was very good with two large beds, the queen bed was a little worn but was a comfortable sleep. Bathroom was new and clean. Internet was availalble at no charge but usage limited. Motel was close to supermarkets for those who need supplies and is located on the main road into town that has several resturants. Unfortunately I had... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I stay two night in Kingsgate Hotel during my business trip in Wanganui. Receptionist was friendly and check-in process was very simple. They provided me a free wi-fi access. Room a bit dated but spotless clean. Bathroom is new with bath tub. Shower with hot water and water is strong, hot in few seconds.Bathroom is big and clean. Bed is... More 

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Freya N, Owner at Kingsgate Hotel The Avenue Wanganui, responded to this review

Thank you for your valuable feedback. I am very pleased that you enjoyed our new bathroom and the shower warmth and pressure. We do hope to see you again in the near future. Thanks again. More 

Korokoro, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Basic room with basic level of comfort. Main doors are locked at 10pm so you must climb over a small wall in the car park to walk to a rear entry which your room key gives access through. This was advised to me at check in but I would think this would not work for people with limited mobility..

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Staff were friendly and room was spotlessly clean. The price was pretty reasonable and the bed was comfortable. The hotel could just do with a bit of an update. Easy to find on the main road into town and opposite a supermarket for supplies.

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Freya N, Owner at Kingsgate Hotel The Avenue Wanganui, responded to this review

Thank you for your taking the time to provide feedback. I am glad that you found our rooms clean and tidy. Our housekeepers do a great job. I note your comment about the hotel being dated. It is an older hotel but we have renovated many bathrooms and our renovation program is ongoing. Thanks again. More 

Waikanae, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Rooms a bit dated but adequate....was quite noisy being a Friday night with the local car enthusiasts hanging out across the road...........the receptionist seemed like she had chosen the wrong career parth...wasn't friendly.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Shorter drive today made shorter by not visiting Dawson Falls on Mt. Taraniki because of very thick cloud cover. Arrived early afternoon, staff very friendly and obliging, shown to our room and then walked a short flat walk into town. Had lunch in the Rutland Arms after walking through town down to the river mouth and back. Missed the riverboat... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We received a friendly greeting and the staff looked after us very well.The hotel is very central.Nice spacious restaurant and Bar.The room was very clean and comfortable.We were there Xmas night and the staff made sure we could get an evening meal despite the fact we did not require the Xmas buffet.Our room overlooked a liquor outlet so it was... More 

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Freya N, Owner at Kingsgate Hotel The Avenue Wanganui, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, it is much appreciated. We are glad that you had an enjoyable stay at the Kingsgate Hotel and we hope to see you again in the near future. More 

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