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Tamara Riverside Lodge

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  • Excellent61%
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  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“whanganui river”(6 reviews)
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“backpackers”(15 reviews)
AMENITIES
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 24, 2013

This is a beautiful laid back hostel overlooking the Wanganui river. The hosts are really welcoming and the hostel is clean and comfortable. I booked into the female only room which was lovely, just 3 beds no bunks. The only downside to my room was...More

Thank Kate L
Response from TamaraLodge, Owner at Tamara Riverside LodgeResponded October 26, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to review us here at Tamara Lodge. The feedback from our customers is our most valuable tool for improvement and it is always appreciated. The noise around the dorm is not normally a problem but every now and then...More

Reviewed October 10, 2013

We found the staff really friendly and the house was clean and tidy. The weather was awful but thankfully not all the rooms were taken so we borrowed another waterfront another room and had 2 in our room which warmed it up nicely.

Thank Darren W
Response from TamaraLodge, Owner at Tamara Riverside LodgeResponded October 12, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to review our Lodge.

Reviewed June 28, 2013

Stayed 3 nights here, and loved it. I had a 3 bed dorm at the front and found road noise wasn't a problem, but as its near reception it could be noisy. When I was there a late check in came in and their talking...More

Thank kiwigirl801
Response from TamaraLodge, Owner at Tamara Riverside LodgeResponded June 30, 2013

I thought this was a very well written review. Very positive and very constructive. We will certainly take the criticisms on board but I certainly appreciate the time and care that has obviously been put in by the reviewer

Reviewed June 4, 2013

What a lovely place to spend a few days relaxing. The house is amazing. High ceilings, huge rooms, and beautiful views over the river. Large dining room and practical kitchen with lots of food prep space. Separate lounge with TV and sofa's where you can...More

Thank februaryhove2012
Response from TamaraLodge, Owner at Tamara Riverside LodgeResponded June 6, 2013

We can't rest on one review and it is important that we are constantly trying to be even better for the next customer. That said though a great review like this does provide a tangible reward and encouragement for what we are trying to accomplish...More

Reviewed March 5, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here a long time ago, but only been able to do review now!! Great friendly staff in a great location. Owner was very helpful and accommodating after issues we had else where in Wanganui. Stayed in great room over looking the river. Only downside...More

Thank MGE_touring
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair access
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Details
Price range
$32 - $42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Classic Hotel in Whanganui
#2 Budget Hotel in Whanganui
#3 Romantic Hotel in Whanganui
#4 Family Hotel in Whanganui
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
$32 - $42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Classic Hotel in Whanganui
#2 Budget Hotel in Whanganui
#3 Romantic Hotel in Whanganui
#4 Family Hotel in Whanganui
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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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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