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Rutland Arms Inn

48-52 Ridgway St | Corner Victoria Avenue & Ridgway Street, Wanganui, New Zealand
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Ranked #12 of 26 hotels in Wanganui
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014
Len70 Palmerston North, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Very friendly helpful staff, great selection of imported & craft beers, starters were tasty, I had sirloin steak with mushroom and red wine sauce for my main, thick piece of sirloin and very tasty I would recommend it, good evening out, I'll be back.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We had one night here. Made really welcome, room was very big, wonderfully clean and had central heating which we loved. Nice quiet location. The bar/restaurant were busy but service was quick, friendly and as I had called the night before, a vegan meal was specially made for me and all the food was a reasonable cost.

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Melbourne, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

The friendly staff characterise this establishment, nothing seems to much trouble. The meals are generous in size and taste great and the hotel offers a wide array of beers ( had a tasting tray which was good value). In fact after my meal I enjoyed a mulled wine which was on offer. The rooms are large in size and while... More

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rutlandarms, Owner at Rutland Arms Inn, responded to this review

Dear Anthony, Thank you for your lovely review of The Rutland Arms Inn. We really appreciate the time you took to write such positive feedback. We are delighted that all that things we strive to do well (great food, service and atmosphere) are those which you thought we have achieved. We certainly hope that we have the opportunity to host... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2011 via mobile

this is probably the best hotel in a town that has seen better days. The rooms are very large though the bathrooms let them down. The food downstairs is good

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2011

Date pudding was nice ... steak isn't really nice though - I asked for well done and I got a slightly rare one. I understand it's a matter of taste so to be fair, the place is actually cosy with the nice fireplace. The service staff aren't very friendly though. I think they also need to upgrade their menu choices.

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Auckland NZ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2011

We were travelling around the North Island with friends who were on a visit from the UK and decided to stay at the Rutland Arms as we had throughly enjoyed our stay here in 2006. This time however the rooms had deteriorated quite abit since our last visit. It was very difficult to have a decent shower as the water... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2008

The Rutland Arms is a charming property located just off the main shopping street, Victoria Avenue. The property is historic and has lovely colonial rooms, all with a different theme. The bathrooms are spotlessly clean and spacious. The beds are comfortable and they have lovely linen. The pub downstairs is reminiscent of an English pub with a great range of... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2008

Thought we would choose the Rutland for our Wedding night since we had always had great servcie in the restaurant. The room was lovely unfortunately the service we received wasn't, not a great start to the honeymoon. The greeting I received in the morning was terse and bordered on rude. Instead of "good morning" or "how was your stay" all... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2008

We stayed there for 4 nights as a base to get up to the National Parks to the North and East. The Rutland Arms is a charming place, so much better value than the local motels, with excellent food served in the Pub downstairs or in the courtyard garden. A varied menu, complemented by wine and beers from around the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2007

My wife and I stayed at the very charming Rutland Arms Inn for about ten days and had the most wonderful time. We stayed in the Rutland Suite, which was basically a room, but very comfortable. The staff are incredibly friendly, especially the wait and bar staff in the pub downstairs (which has a great ambience and a roaring log... More

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Address: 48-52 Ridgway St | Corner Victoria Avenue & Ridgway Street, Wanganui, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Wanganui
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