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    The Grand Hotel

    Corner St. Hill & Guyton Streets, Whanganui 4541, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent31%
    • Very good41%
    • Average18%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible3%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
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    1 - 5 of 123 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    We chose to eat in the cosy bar area as the restaurant was noisy with people playing table tennis and pool. My husband's lamb shank was quite good, served piping hot with vegetables. My sirloin steak, which I asked for "medium rare" came out raw...More

    Thank aussietraveller0958
    Reviewed 6 June 2017

    This hotel was what it said: grand (although we stayed in the new part. However, we got a stunning sunrise photo from our own balcony). It was a lovely experience to stay there, travel in the ancient lift and explore the town - quaint and...More

    Thank Virginie S
    Response from Neville G, Manager at The Grand HotelResponded 15 July 2017

    Thanks very much for the great review we hope to see you again in the near future

    Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

    I booked this place as it was cheap and just down the road from where I had to be while I was staying here. I got to stay in one of the rooms that had been done up which was nice. Just the water temperature...More

    Thank monnie321
    Response from Neville G, Manager at The Grand HotelResponded 15 July 2017

    Thanks for the review we have looked into the water issue and fixed it

    Reviewed 14 March 2017

    Yes, this hotel is cheap but even at a low price I can't say you really get much for your money. Our room didn't resemble anything like those on the website, it was tatty and full of trailing cables, wifi was almost non-existent. Water temperature...More

    2  Thank EastAnglianwanderer
    Response from Neville G, Manager at The Grand HotelResponded 15 July 2017

    thanks for staying with us and for your feedback

    Reviewed 4 March 2017

    We needed somewhere affordable for a family of five, and pretty much a last minute booking. For under $150 for five, it was certainly value for money - and included wifi, which kept the teens happy! The bathroom and linens were all clean - but...More

    1  Thank 69carolynz
    Response from Neville G, Manager at The Grand HotelResponded 15 July 2017

    thanks for staying with us and for you feed back on the dust will have house keeping look into this

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Banquet Room
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$76 - US$81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 53
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    • Manawatu-Wanganui Region >
    • Whanganui
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    Room Tips
    "Ask to stay in the old part. The 'new' part is like any motel, and a bit dated."
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    "Ask to see them before committing yourself, website is misleading."
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    "If you want to stay in the old grand rooms, check first before booking"
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    "Rooms in the refurbished wing at the rear are quieter, a small hike to the front and dining rooms"
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