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Whanganui River Top 10 Holiday Park

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460 somme Parade, Wanganui 5021, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Aotearoa
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Its in a nice quiet spot next to river and clean and close enough to the town to walk if you like to keep fit. I dont really have anything bad to say about this place , however i do feel sorry for the tethered goat , it must be boring for him alone like that and not really kind... More 

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New Plymouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From start to finish we had non stop fun at this wonderful establishment! My 12 year old son was in heaven, not once did he ask for his laptop, phone or tablet which was surprising. The owners were very hospitable, nothing was a problem, the heated swimming pool is like a giant spa pool but with a slide! There are... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Attractive site with plenty of play areas for children and motels/cabins set out well for privacy. Very friendly and helpful staff who were quick to attend to any queries and were obviously trying hard to please everyone and make their stay as pleasant as possible.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

we booked a family room the day before we arrived. the hotel called me the next day and told me there was a mistake, the room we booked was no longer available, they booked a room in another holiday park called "seaside holiday park" which is cheaper than the one we booked here for us. you can check the price... More 

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Whanganui R, Owner at Whanganui River Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Hi Kevin. I am so sorry that you have had an unpleasant experience. Unfortunately when you booked through Expedia their system had an error and booked you into a Kitchen Cabin at our holiday park that was not available. We have been fully booked for Easter weekend for some time now. (We have raised this issue with Expedia who I... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Lovely, well run site. It would be suitable for all ages, with well laid out plots, several play areas and wildlife to observe. We enjoyed the warm pool. Compared to many, the kitchen was good. Showers were OK and clean.

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Whanganui R, Owner at Whanganui River Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay. As with all TOP 10s we try to stay a cut above the rest so we're glad you noticed. We hope to see you back again sometime. Ben & Jeannie More 

Halifax
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Comfortable for our overnight visit. We would have preferred a more central location to enjoy Whanganui's restaurants and fantastic art studio tour. Our visit was enhanced by the wonderful free range eggs from reception! Looks like a great place for families with children.

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Whanganui R, Owner at Whanganui River Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Hi and thanks for your review. We're so glad you enjoyed the tasty eggs our very own friendly chickens provide for us. We do have the most far ranging free range chickens I know - they have our whole park to explore - which I'm sure helps add to the taste quality of their eggs. Being that little bit out... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This park is in a pleasant riverside location on the edge of Wanganui, a 5-10 minute drive from the city centre.There are cabins, serviced motel rooms and powered sites in a quiet and secluded park with a small onsite shop as well as the usual facilities. I stayed in one of the motel rooms (actually a cabin with separate bedroom),... More 

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Whanganui R, Owner at Whanganui River Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Hi John, Thank you for your kind review. It's always good to know that people have enjoyed their stay here. We look forward to seeing you back here another time soon. Ben & Jeannie More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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106 reviews 106 reviews
48 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The holiday park is situated on the Whanganui River bank and is easily accessed by car. The park has excellent facilities which were kept clean and fresh during our 3 day camping stay. Our site was large enough to easily fit our tent and car. We had not booked ahead and found the park's staff to be very helpful and... More 

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Whanganui R, Owner at Whanganui River Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Hi Peter, Thanks for your kind review of our holiday park. We are glad to hear that our high standards are being noticed and that you enjoy returning to us. We're glad to have you here. We pride ourselves on being friendly and helpful so we can help make all our guests' stay as carefree as possible. See you again... More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We found the site very tired. The bathroom needed a complete update. The hand basin In a corner was stainless steel, which reminded me of a gents toilet. On the plus side the fridge was full size, but the furniture was very tired.

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Whanganui R, Owner at Whanganui River Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Hi Tina, I'm so sorry that you felt the accommodation you stayed in was not as modern as you hoped. We have owned this park for one year now and have been updating the fixtures and fittings and décor of the accommodation as quickly as we can. Obviously these things can not be completed overnight. If you had stayed in... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

The staff were very helpful, a great place to stay right on the banks of the river. Spotlessly clean. The pool was lovely and warm, a real luxury after a hard days sightseeing. The staff really helped me with my wifi. Also gave us great advise regarding the paddle boat trip.

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Whanganui R, Owner at Whanganui River Top 10 Holiday Park, responded to this review

Hi Philip. Thank you so much for your review. We're so glad that you enjoyed your stay here. Our pool is heated to a warm 30 degrees throughout summer, so is always a pleasure to get into, glad you liked it. We pride ourselves on having helpful staff who are here to make your holiday as relaxing and enjoyable and... More 

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