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Rutland Arms Inn

48-52 Ridgway St | Corner Victoria Avenue & Ridgway Street, Whanganui, New Zealand
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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A lovely quaint old style pub. Great decor with lots of character in the room. A really well run place. Friendly helpful staff. Wonderful food and a great choice of wines and beers. AGAIN TRIP ADVISOR I REALLY WANT TO TELL THE WORLD HOW GREAT THIS PLACE IS BUT YOUR EIGHTY WORD MINIMUM IS REDICULOUS

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Raumati Beach, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely old hotel in downtown central Wanganui. We stayed one night in the accommodation upstairs and the room we had was spacious with a comfy bed and everything we needed. Has been refurbished but possibly a few years ago now. Loved the free continental breakfast included in the room rate and that the coffee with this breakfast was a real... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quaint irish/ English style hotel Nice rooms with plenty of space but being in the middle of summer and a hot day it was hard to keep the room cool but with an overhead fan and a portable fan it was much more bearable The staff were down the earth and friendly and the bar was awesome where we enjoyed... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the Honeymoon Suite which has been recently redecorated very tastefully. The continental breakfast is included in the room rate and was great, with good coffee. The bathroom is large and luxurious. We ate several other meals in the Inn's restaurant and enjoyed them. I especially appreciated the careful attention to my dietary needs. All of the staff... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

I have been here a number of times and have not had a dodgy meal yet.They do get busy and meals can take time bu t the food is always good and is family oriented in the courtyards.Interesting history on the walls regarind the hotel and its owners.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

We arrived at The Rutland Arms around 7:30pm, we were welcomed and shown to our Suite. We settled in and went down for dinner. I have to say everything from arriving a little later to when we checked out was superb. The staff were polite and nothing was ever an issue. The meals were high quality and very yummy. The... More 

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Llanvair Discoed, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

Made very welcome upon arrival. All the staff very helpful, polite and friendly. there is an excellent bar selection and the food for breakfast, lunch and dinner was of first class quality from a comprehensive menu. The rooms were well appointed with all the usual facilities. if you are visiting Wanganui I doubt you find a better place to stay... More 

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Greater Adelaide, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

NOT HAPPY - On Wed 04-11-2015 at about 1845 my wife and I dropped by for something light to eat. We told the waitress we'd been at a big lunchtime celebration so would just like some soup. She said there was no soup on the menu and gave us a menu to lk at, and asked if we'd like a... More 

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

Dear Steve, Thank you for your feedback. As you have stated, you asked your waitress if we have cider on tap, which you subsequently ordered. The waitress came back with two ciders. These were indeed our tap cider, which is ‘Bulmers Original Cider’ from the UK. These were served to you in ‘Bulmers Original’ branded pint glasses - the industry... More 

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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

We gave an hour and a half for dining before our movie... Our table had been reserved in the morning but seemed unavailable at the appointed time. The well-stocked bar catered for all our various choices. The meal selection is satisfactory and prices reasonable. Our food, however, only arrived 35 minutes later, which is not acceptable. It was very well... More 

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Papamoa, New Zealand
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

This restaurant of the Rutland Arms hotel serves huge portions of good quality food at reasonable prices. We were a table of 15 and they delivered our meals quickly despite the restaurant being busy that Saturday evening. They also offer a good range of beer and good selection of wines. The service was efficient and friendly. We were only there... More 

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