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Tamara Riverside Lodge

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24 Somme Parade, Whanganui 4500 New Zealand See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Wheelchair access
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed October 9, 2016

I booked the room on the phone, and the owner offered me a room for 70$ (that was what I heard on the phone). We turned up in the evening quite tired and there was another staff member who said she was new to the...More

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Response from TamaraLodge, Owner at Tamara Riverside LodgeResponded October 11, 2016

An unfortunate incident remembered quite differently to this description. My own staff member was herself upset by feeling bullied. Whilst misunderstandings can happen, I am duty bound to protect my staff

Reviewed July 6, 2016

I had a very long day of travel before I arrived at the Tamara Lodge. Though, from the moment I stepped inside my weariness started to fade and an immense sense of comfort set in as I saw the lovely house and was warmly welcomed...More

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Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

The title apples to both the abode & Rory who is the host who greeted us both welcoming and helpful. Tamara is a character 2 storey old dame. A bit chilly but the room was warm with an oil column heater. Located on the bank...More

Thank Harris J
Reviewed May 16, 2016

I stayed here with my sister (a couple of old ladies) in May 2016 - found it through booking.com and chosen by price. Found a lovely old building, former maternity hospital with a good view of the river. Our ensuite unit was part of a...More

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Reviewed April 23, 2016

We received a very friendly welcome form host Rory. His knowledge of the city was great and he helped us maximise the short time we had on our one night stop. We stayed in one of the rooms in the little annexe behind the main...More

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Description
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 ...More 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 Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
19
Price range
$33 - $42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Tamara Backpackers Lodge
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Whanganui
Hotel class
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
19
Price range
$33 - $42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Tamara Backpackers Lodge
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Whanganui
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Traveler (13)
Room & Suite (6)
Dining (1)
Pool & Beach (1)
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"Avoid the room by the front door"
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"Right by the river, spacious, good common facilities"
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"single room by the garden nice an comfortable."
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"We wanted a ground floor room, this request fulfilled. Our room had a view of the garden"
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