Riverside Motel

Self Rated: 3.5 out of 5
30 Somme Parade, Whanganui, New Zealand
4.3 out of 5 rating 125 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.3

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Property Details

Property Location

A stay at Riverside Motel places you in the heart of Whanganui, within a 15-minute walk of Sarjeant Gallery and Queens Park. This motel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Moutoa Gardens and 0.6 mi (1 km) from Whanganui Museum.


Make yourself at home in one of the 10 guestrooms, featuring kitchens with refrigerators and ovens. Flat-screen televisions with premium TV channels are provided, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Conveniences include phones, as well as complimentary newspapers and microwaves.


Take in the views from a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and babysitting/childcare (surcharge). This motel also features tour/ticket assistance, a picnic area, and barbecue grills. Guests can catch a ride to nearby destinations on the complimentary area shuttle.


Take advantage of the motel's 24-hour room service. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily from 7:00 AM to 8:00 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a business center, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available 24 hours).


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Sarjeant Gallery - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi
Queens Park - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Whanganui Museum - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Moutoa Gardens - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Whanganui Riverboat Centre and Museum - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Watt Fountain - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Durie Hill Elevator - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Memorial Tower - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Ward Observatory - 2 km / 1.3 mi
Virginia Lake - 3.1 km / 1.9 mi
Castlecliff Beach - 7.3 km / 4.5 mi
South Beach - 7.8 km / 4.9 mi
Bason Botanic Gardens - 10.9 km / 6.7 mi
Mowhanau Beach - 15.7 km / 9.8 mi
Bushy Park Homestead & Forest - 24.3 km / 15.1 mi

The preferred airport for Riverside Motel is Whanganui (WAG) - 6.1 km / 3.8 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 during the following times:
  • Monday - Friday: 7 AM - 9 PM
  • Saturday - Sunday: 7:30 AM - 8 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 8 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 get details.

Important Information

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

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

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: NZD 10 for adults and NZD 20 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wired Internet: NZD 0.14 per minute (rates may vary)

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

  • -Free self parking
  • -Free area shuttle
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Free airport transportation
  • -Business center
  • -Free wired Internet
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Garden
  • -Picnic area
  • -Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking