42b College House - Hostel

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
42B Campbell Street, Whanganui, 4500, New Zealand
4.3 out of 5 rating 44 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.3

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Property Details

Property Location

A stay at 42b College House - Hostel places you in the heart of Whanganui, within a 10-minute walk of Sarjeant Gallery and Queens Park. This hostel is 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from Whanganui Museum and 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Moutoa Gardens.


Make yourself at home in one of the 11 guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms with showers are provided.


Take in the views from a terrace and a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access. Additional amenities at this Edwardian hostel include an arcade/game room, a television in a common area, and tour/ticket assistance.


A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and luggage storage. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Sarjeant Gallery - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Queens Park - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Whanganui Museum - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Watt Fountain - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Moutoa Gardens - 1.2 km / 0.8 mi
Whanganui Riverboat Centre and Museum - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Durie Hill Elevator - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Ward Observatory - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Memorial Tower - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Virginia Lake - 3.8 km / 2.3 mi
Castlecliff Beach - 7.1 km / 4.4 mi
South Beach - 7.9 km / 4.9 mi
Bason Botanic Gardens - 11 km / 6.8 mi
Mowhanau Beach - 15.8 km / 9.8 mi
Bushy Park Homestead & Forest - 23.3 km / 14.5 mi

The preferred airport for 42b College House - Hostel is Whanganui (WAG) - 6.2 km / 3.9 mi

Check-in time starts at 1pm. Check-out time is 10am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 8:30 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 8:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. 24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 10 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Late check-in fee: NZD 10 for check-in between 9:00 PM and midnight
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of NZD 1

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free self parking
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Free breakfast
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Television in common areas
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Terrace
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Arcade/game room
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Garden
  • -Meeting rooms
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking