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    Bignell Street Motel

    86 Bignell Street, Whanganui 4501, New Zealand
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    Reviewed 1 February 2014

    Not knowing what to expect - after a painful experience at a motel in Hastings. We only expected to stay one night at Bignell Street Motel - but after opening the door to our room - we saw how much room there was & clean...More

    Thank Masta8586
    Response from Nigel M, Manager at Bignell Street MotelResponded 3 February 2014

    Thank you so much. This is exactly the experience that we want our guests to have. :-)

    Reviewed 8 November 2013

    I rang to book a tent site but was offered his own caravan which I paid cash for. No receipt was offered. The caravan smelt musty. The bed didn't look as if the sheets were clean. Fortunately we took our own bedding. I washed all...More

    6  Thank Valerie D
    Response from Nigel M, General Manager at Bignell Street MotelResponded 17 November 2013

    Thank you for your feedback. You paid for a tent site but I lent you my personal caravan to stay in at no extra cost as the weather forecast was not good. No one had stayed in the caravan for a few weeks so it...More

    Reviewed 28 October 2013

    I also was a little concerned by the reviews below, having booked before seeing them, but as the last reviewer has said found our units were clean recently painted, tidy and perfectly adequate. It is a cheap place to stay, its not flash but it...More

    1  Thank Simon R
    Response from Nigel M, General Manager at Bignell Street MotelResponded 29 October 2013

    Simon R, thanks for coming to stay with us. I am pleased that you found the room good value for money and that there was plenty of room for your large family. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future.

    Reviewed 20 September 2013

    I am aware of other reviews that are not terribly complimentary about this motel BUT we took a group of school kids here and we were totally surprised with the place. The owners have put in a lot of work to upgrade this motel. We...More

    2  Thank JDNZ
    Response from Nigel M, General Manager at Bignell Street MotelResponded 29 October 2013

    JDNZ, I am glad that you and your team had a pleasent stay with us and that you found the facilities that we have available to be above your expectation. We hope you come and stay with us again soon.

    Reviewed 17 May 2013

    I booked through Jasons and so paid upfront. If it wasn't for that I'd have left. No lightbulb in loo, bathroom light not working. VERY shabby and nasty looking. I expected cheap and cheerful as it was a budget place but this was beyond the...More

    7  Thank justme255115
    Response from Nigel M, General Manager at Bignell Street MotelResponded 30 May 2013

    Victoria, we are sorry that you did not enjoy your stay in Wanganui, the city that prides itself on friendship, happiness & great sightseeing. The manager serviced your unit and conversed with you on more than one occasion during your stay. If you had let...More

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    • US$58 - US$74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
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    "Sleep anywhere but this place. The road, a tent, in your car......"
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    "Ask for a room in the new block"
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    "No good rooms or caravans"
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