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    The Grand Hotel

    Corner St. Hill & Guyton Streets, Whanganui 4541, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent31%
    • Very good42%
    • Average18%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible3%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 25 July 2016

    Fantastic value. Very friendly and helpful staff. Room was comfortable, well appointed and quiet. Free breakfast included plus free parking. Great location right in the centre of town. Only negative would be the pub food wasn't very good.

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    Reviewed 6 June 2016

    Great location, good food, all the amenities we could ask for and exceptional service from the team... down to setting up a tv and seating for us to watch the MotoGP after the bars had closed... made our weekend and we will definitely be back.

    Thank 707sandrajo
    Reviewed 22 May 2016

    Recently attended The Labour Region Three Conference that was held here at the Grand. The venue hosted brilliantly with morning and afternoon teas and a great Saturday night dinner which even catered to the two vegetarians. Tipples are available next door at Breakers, and some...More

    Thank Artisteyes
    Reviewed 17 May 2016

    The hotel is a beautiful old building but the updates have been odd and are definitely out of date. The place made me feel uneasy like it held such a history perhaps it could be haunted. This was the third place we booked through booking.com...More

    Thank ketchwave
    Response from Neville G, Front Office Manager at The Grand HotelResponded 18 May 2016

    Thanks for your review. I can assure this building isnt haunted. Glad you enjoyed the rest of your holiday. Kind regards, The Grand Hotel

    Reviewed 16 May 2016

    We had an enjoyable stay at the Grand Hotel. It is so central to the shopping area and local amenities. We loved the old world charm of the historic building, with the lovely big tubs of gorgeous flowers all around the access to the hotel....More

    Thank theriversiders
    Response from Neville G, Front Office Manager at The Grand HotelResponded 18 May 2016

    Thank you for taking the time to writing a lovely review. Yes, we try very hard to keep everything fresh and clean. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit. Kind regards, The Grand Hotel

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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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