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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Have stopped for dinner and lunch a few times. Menu substantial with good variety of pub grub with finer dinning options too. Always have a good selection of beers including guest craft beer to choose from. Recommend.

Thank Kerry M
Oroua Downs, New Zealand
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96 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a large group booking with a set-menu of 5 different main meal options, they even printed us our own Menu that included our group emblem on it, a very nice touch. Service was friendly and food was great - good hearty sizes and tastey. A minor disapointment was that we had a booking time and only had a limited... More 

Thank LMB27958
Napier, New Zealand
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5 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful room but inexpensive. Very central, with a great pub and restaurant downstairs (with some awesome craft beers). Having parking out back a bonus. Would recommend to anyone there on business - I look forward to getting back.

Thank Rod B
Canberra, Australia
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5 reviews
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Fantastic pub, cafe and restaurant having an old English Pub character atmosphere, centrally located in Whanganui close to the Arts centre and isite. Wonderful decor and atmosphere to be enjoyed at any time of the day or evening serving some great craft beers and local wines. We thoroughly enjoyed every snack and meal served to us. The evening dinner on... More 

Thank mingtosca2013
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53 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

we went here for an evening meal recently. We had booked in advance, and were allocated a table in a corner by the window. Leafy green trees outside lining the street. Nice atmosphere, lively but not too noisy. Lots of interesting photos and memorabilia on the walls. There was even English beer. Plenty of space on the wrap-around bench seating.... More 

Thank fussy c
San Marcos, California
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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

It feels like stepping into an Inn somewhere in the United Kingdom. The village is very British and the Rutland Arms Inn is charming with its spacious rooms decorated accordingly. Our room overlooked the parking lot and was very quiet. Mash and Bangers at the pub below was delicious and plentiful. The selection of draft beers was excellent. Altogether a... More 

Thank schneeflocken
Hove, UK
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237 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

This place was recommended by the tourist i-site staff. I wanted somewhere downtown, not far from the arts area. It's actually just off the main street (Victoria Avenue). I was told I was the only guest in for the night and showed to my room by bar staff. I stayed in the Rutland Suite (Room 1), a large room facing... More 

Thank doctorj42
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

This is a place that COULD be the best experience when going out in Wanganui. It is in prime location and a charming building - instead The Rutland Arms Inn interior is looking very tired, which matches the look on the non- smiling waiting staff. To cap it all off - when we asked for a hot chocolate drink on... More 

Thank anuann
rutlandarms, Owner at Rutland Arms Inn, responded to this review

Dear Anuann, Thank you for your feedback. To say I am disappointed is an understatement - and I am very confused regarding your experience with your hot chocolate. We use a Cadbury Chocolate powder that is made into a paste with a small amount of hot water and then milk is added (the majority of the serve is milk) where... More 

Reigate, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

So on the outside it looks like a normal pub. On the inside it looks like a dressed up normal pub. When you look behind the bar and see a great range of beers and craft beers you start to realise this is a cut above. The menu is a great size with something to please everybody. Burgers are great,... More 

Thank James W
Marton, New Zealand
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26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

This hotel was fantastic. We stayed in room 2 - The York Room. There is no lift, so please be aware if stairs are difficult for you. There are 24 stairs in total and reasonably steep. The room was full of character. Very clean. The gentleman who showed us to our room was very friendly and took time to explain... More 

Thank Dawn4910

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Rutland Arms Inn

Address: 48-52 Ridgway Street | Corner Victoria Avenue & Ridgway Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Whanganui
Price Range: $134 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rutland Arms Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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Rultland Arms Hotel
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#5 Luxury Hotel in Whanganui
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“All quiet considering over a bar”
 of 5 bubbles 29rodb, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Newley renovated rooms are superb, bathroom excellent and well appointed”
 of 5 bubbles mingtosca2013, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Book the honeymoon suite if it is available.”
 of 5 bubbles schneeflocken, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room facing the back”
 of 5 bubbles doctorj42, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“read their website as they explain everything in each room and where the room is located.”
 of 5 bubbles Dawn4910, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
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