We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 26 Wanganui hotels

Kingsgate Hotel The Avenue Wanganui

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   379 Victoria Ave, Wanganui 5001, New Zealand (Formerly The Avenue Hotel And Conf Ctr)
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Kingsgate Hotel The Avenue Wanganui to your Saves list
Kingsgate Hotel The Avenue Wanganui
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 9 more sites!
56%
Ranked #14 of 26 Hotels in Wanganui
A recent review
4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mark F Mangawhai, New Zealand
Write a Review

51 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    5
    20
    18
    4
    4
See reviews for
10
19
3
15
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (12)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (51)
  • Mar-May only
    (15)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (12)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (11)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (13)
All months
Mangawhai, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While on business in Wanganui I spent three nights in this classic seventies style hotel. The hotel is showing its age but it does provide the total package - food and accommodation. The dinner food was exceptional - so we ate there three times. We only encountered one minor problem on the last night - slow service. The breakfasts were... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff are polite. Rooms are reasonable size. Decor and fittings a bit dated. Convenient location, central and close to restraints and cafés and supermarkets. Convenient parking right in front of the hotel. All and all it's a comfortable stay.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
New Plymouth, New Zealand
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We recently stayed at this Lovely Hotel,we had a room which faced the Marina so the views were amazing! our room was very clean and tidy and the bathroom spotless! We found the Staff to be very friendly and obliging and the Meals were nice too! We had very good service in the Dining Room and couldn't fault it.we would... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Pukekohe, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Unfortunately unlike other reviewers we did NOT experience great staff service. Ingnored in the restaurant, after finally seating us they did not return for a drinks order for another ten minutes. Can not fault the food which was excellent, but the service was extremely slow,and no it was not busy, only two other tables. Weren't acknowledged at the end of... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Dunsborough, Australia
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Great spot, hotel old & tired AND immaculately clean (congrats to the cleaning staff, amazing effort), very well presented. Excellent service, thanks to the ladies at Reception & in the Bar. Fantastic food. I thought we had it good in Dunsborough, but out classed by excellence in quality of scallops, prawns & lamb, put together simply with attention to detail.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Upper Hutt
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We were given directions to look out for Pak'nSave, Countdown, New World and Mad Butcher - great - but Hotel signage from street a little hidden by lovely trees. Once there you will be pleased with excellent car parking. Reception area a tad drab but the very helpful and welcoming staff are more important than the decor. Forget that the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Wanganui, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

What a magnificent experience my wife, her mother and brother and myself enjoyed at the Christmas Meal provided at the Kingsgate Restaurant, Wanganui today. I am glad that Sharon booked us in early in the year as there were a lot of people there. A great menu and as always, very friendly but not intrusive staff and management. We will... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Paihia
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

Our room was spacious and was clean., However I felt that this hotel looked tired and worn out.The whole place felt gloomy and was lacking atmosphere. The bathroom suite needed updating.The person on reception was polite but robotic.The room cost was fair, but I would look for somewhere more inspiring next time.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Whakatane, New Zealand
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

We have just spent 2 nights in this hotel.Clean beautiful beds, to sleep in.You have a choice of a bath or shower not very common these days.lovely breakfast each morning. Excellent staff welcomed and very pleasant.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Freya N, Owner at Kingsgate Hotel The Avenue Wanganui, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us.I am glad that you enjoyed our breakfast and rooms. We look forward to welcoming you back on your future travels. More

Hamilton
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

In town for a friend's wedding anniversary lunch, we opted to stay where most of the party were staying and we weren't disappointed. It would appear that the owners of the hotel have been steadily improving the facilities as the bathroom on our lower level room was brand new ... unlike the guests on the top floor who had to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Freya N, Owner at Kingsgate Hotel The Avenue Wanganui, responded to this review

I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and our new bathrooms. We are currently renovating the top floor as well. The Mixx bar is great for functions and I am glad that you enjoyed our breakfasts off the menu. Its great that the facilities suited you. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and... More

Do you own or manage Kingsgate Hotel The Avenue Wanganui?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Kingsgate Hotel The Avenue Wanganui? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Kingsgate Hotel The Avenue Wanganui

Address: 379 Victoria Ave, Wanganui 5001, New Zealand (Formerly The Avenue Hotel And Conf Ctr)
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Wanganui
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kingsgate Hotel The Avenue Wanganui 3.5*
Number of rooms: 41
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Hotels.com, Priceline, Travelocity, World Independent Hotel Promotion, Orbitz, Agoda, Odigeo, HotelsClick, Venere and Otel so you can book your Kingsgate Hotel The Avenue Wanganui reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

18 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (11)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Room/suite (3)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (3)
Viewed
Other (4)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (8)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (2)
Viewed
Room/suite (2)
Viewed
Other (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay

Near Kingsgate Hotel The Avenue Wanganui