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Tamara Riverside Lodge

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About
A warm welcome for the weary world traveller is only the start as you enjoy our spacious Edwardian Lodge overlooking the majestic Whanganui River. Views of Mt Ruapehu and just 5 mins walk to the city. Relaxation is easy here; the large garden is enticing and the hammocks welcoming. Piano and guitar available. Lots of information on activities. HEATED rooms! (Some en-suites) INTERNET, BBQ, TV, FREE WIFI, FREE BIKES. Hosts: Rory and Barbara
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wheelchair access
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
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Getting there
Wanganui Airport3 mi
Palmerston North Airport40 mi
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Warm, friendly, down to earth, clean, helpful. I loved my stay. Great character: Spud the dog, the chickens and all the roses in bloom were the perfect addition to an already wonderful space. Edit: revisit to Tamara Lodge a year or so later and all...More

Thank daisyonmytoe
Response from Rory S, Owner at Tamara Riverside LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words. I am particularly pleased that we are providing consistency in our delivery year in year out. The staff work very hard and with considerable passion and it is always rewarding for them when I am able to share a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice, clean and warm double room upstairs with own bathroom. Easily accessed and nice and sunny. Weather was terrible later but room was nice and warm with comfy bed. Host Rory was very friendly and helpful and went out of his way to make my...More

Thank Trek14221206974
Reviewed October 10, 2018

We have stayed here 4 times in the past 2 years, we can't go past it. Tamara Lodge offers excellent value accommodation for a family (2 adults, 2 young children). We stay in a family room with ensuite and find the shared kitchen, dining and...More

Thank thescottkid
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Loved how easy it was to go for a walk along the river cause it was just across the road from the lodge. There was no problem with parking on the street. Felt secure as everything was locked up at night and you had your...More

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Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay in this lodge. The gentleman who greeted me when I checked in was obviously passionate about the house and the local area. All facilities were excellent and clean, kitchen well equipped,and WiFi brilliant. No bunk beds and plenty of sockets...More

Thank suzanneb486
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"Upstairs for views"
Trek14221206974
1 week ago
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"Be great if you can get upstairs but all good"
Extraordinary818386
Sep 24, 2018
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"Avoid the room by the front door"
blot17
Apr 10, 2017
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"Right by the river, spacious, good common facilities"
507nehag
Nov 14, 2016
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PRICE RANGE
$32 - $43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Tamara Backpackers Lodge
LOCATION
New ZealandNorth IslandManawatu-Wanganui RegionWhanganui
NUMBER OF ROOMS
19
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