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Hotels in Manawatu - Wanganui

Copthorne Hotel Palmerston North NZ$135
Copthorne Hotel Palmerston North

Copthorne Hotel Palmerston North

110 Fitzherbert Avenue, Palmerston North
     
    4.0 out of 5.0

    This family-friendly Palmerston North hotel is located near the airport, within a 10-minute walk of The Square, Te Manawa, and City Library. Victoria Esplanade and New Zealand Rugby Museum are also within 1 mi (2 km).

    Quest Palmerston North NZ$157
    Quest Palmerston North

    Quest Palmerston North

    1-17 Fitzherbert Avenue, Corner of, Fitzherbert Avenue and The Square, Palmerston North
       
      4.5 out of 5.0

      Located in the heart of Palmerston North, this luxury aparthotel is within a 5-minute walk of The Square, City Library, and Te Manawa. New Zealand Rugby Museum and Arena Manawatu are also within 1 mi (2 km).

      The Park Hotel Ruapehu NZ$91
      The Park Hotel Ruapehu

      The Park Hotel Ruapehu

      6 Millar Street, Tongariro National Park, National Park Village
         
        2.5 out of 5.0

        Conveniently located near the ski slopes, this National Park Village hotel is within 16 mi (25 km) of Taranaki Falls, Mangatepopo Trail Head, and Whakapapa Ski Area. Iwikau Village and Tongariro Alpine Crossing are also within 25 mi (40 km).

        Cornwall Motor Lodge NZ$84
        Cornwall Motor Lodge

        Cornwall Motor Lodge

        101 Fitzherbert Avenue, Palmerston North
           
          4.0 out of 5.0

          Located in the heart of Palmerston North, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of The Square, City Library, and Te Manawa. New Zealand Rugby Museum and Victoria Esplanade are also within 1 mi (2 km).

          Distinction Coachman Hotel, Palmerston North NZ$126
          Distinction Coachman Hotel, Palmerston North

          Distinction Coachman Hotel, Palmerston North

          140 Fitzherbert Ave, Palmerston North
             
            4.5 out of 5.0

            Situated in Palmerston North, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of The Square, City Library, and Te Manawa. Victoria Esplanade and New Zealand Rugby Museum are also within 1 mi (2 km).

            Chateau Tongariro Hotel NZ$178
            Chateau Tongariro Hotel

            Chateau Tongariro Hotel

            State Highway 48, Mt Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park
               
              4.0 out of 5.0

              Situated in Whakapapa, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Tongariro National Park Whakapapa Visitor Centre and 1.9 mi (3 km) from Taranaki Falls. Mount Ruapehu and Whakapapa Ski Area are also within 6 mi (10 km).

              Distinction Palmerston North Hotel & Conference Centre NZ$135
              Distinction Palmerston North Hotel & Conference Centre

              Distinction Palmerston North Hotel & Conference Centre

              175 Cuba Street, Palmerston North
                 
                4.0 out of 5.0

                Located in the heart of Palmerston North, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of New Zealand Rugby Museum, City Library, and Arena Manawatu. The Square and Te Manawa are also within 10 minutes.

                Central City Accommodation, Palmerston North NZ$91
                Central City Accommodation, Palmerston North

                Central City Accommodation, Palmerston North

                110 Fitzherbert Avenue, Palmerston North
                   
                  3.0 out of 5.0

                  Located in the heart of Palmerston North, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of The Square, City Library, and Te Manawa. New Zealand Rugby Museum and Victoria Esplanade are also within 1 mi (2 km).

                  Skotel Alpine Resort NZ$89
                  Skotel Alpine Resort

                  Skotel Alpine Resort

                  Whakapapa Village, SH 48, Nagauruhoe Place Mt Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park
                     
                    3.5 out of 5.0

                    Conveniently located near the ski slopes, this Whakapapa hotel is in the mountains, within 2 mi (3 km) of Tongariro National Park Whakapapa Visitor Centre and Taranaki Falls, and close to winter sports such as cross-country skiing and skiing lessons. Mount Ruapehu and Whakapapa Ski Area are also within 6 mi (10 km).

                    Aspree Motor Inn NZ$104
                    Aspree Motor Inn

                    Aspree Motor Inn

                    700 Main Street, Palmerston North
                       
                      3.5 out of 5.0

                      Situated in Palmerston North, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of The Square, City Library, and Te Manawa. New Zealand Rugby Museum and Arena Manawatu are also within 2 mi (3 km).

                      Grand Hotel Wanganui NZ$96
                      Grand Hotel Wanganui

                      Grand Hotel Wanganui

                      Cnr St Hill and Guyton Street, Whanganui
                         
                        3.0 out of 5.0

                        Situated in Whanganui, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Ward Observatory, Whanganui Museum, and Watt Fountain. Sarjeant Gallery and Queens Park are also within 10 minutes.

                        Aotea Motor Lodge NZ$98
                        Aotea Motor Lodge

                        Aotea Motor Lodge

                        390 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui
                           
                          4.5 out of 5.0

                          Situated in Whanganui, this luxury apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Ward Observatory, Whanganui Museum, and Watt Fountain. Sarjeant Gallery and Virginia Lake are also within 1 mi (2 km).

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                          Accommodation In Manawatu - Wanganui

                          Halfway between Rotorua and Wellington is gorgeous Manawatu, where Mother Nature has really outdone herself. With spectacular mountains, beaches and rivers; you can enjoy them all from your Manawatu hotel on New Zealand's North Island.

                          Without a doubt, the first natural landmark to visit is the Manawatu River. The size of the river apparently caused the ancient Maori chief Hau's heart to stand still when he saw it for the first time. For this reason, he named the river "Manawatu" which roughly translates to "Halted Heart". Over time, the river has carved out a sizeable piece of mountain, Manawatu Gorge, which should definitely feature in at least one of your photos. The Manawatu River isn't the only place you can go for a dip, though. There's also the Rangitikei River, Himatangi Beach and Tangimoana Beach. If you don't feel like getting your feet wet, you might like exploring the Ruahine Mountain Range; or standing under a windmill at the Tararua Wind Farm, the biggest wind farm in the Southern Hemisphere.

                          Although the rush of a windmill above your head is pretty exhilarating, it's probably considered child's play for hardcore thrill seekers. If you're an adrenalin junkie, Mokai Gravity Canyon is the place for you. It's got a flying fox, giant swing and the highest bungy jump in the North Island. On the other hand, football fanatics will love visiting New Zealand's Rugby Museum, which houses football-related artefacts, as well as a "have a go" area. After all that activity, you can head to the Tui HQ to tour the brewery, explore the beer museum, pick up some souvenirs in the shop and sample a glass of the golden beverage at the bar. However, if you prefer wine over beer, the Hawkes Bay wine region is only 150km away.

                          As we mentioned earlier, Manawatu is situated about halfway between Rotorua and Wellington, but the best way to get here is to fly to Palmerston North because the Palmerston North Airport is within the Manawatu District. You can get around Manawatu on buses and there are plenty of coach buses that can take you to the surrounding regions.

                          So if you're a nature lover, you'll feel like a kid in a candy store in Manawatu. Don't forget to book your flights and Manawatu accommodation today!

                          Image credit Kane under Creative Commons

                          How Much is a Hotel Room in Manawatu - Wanganui?

                          Hotels in Manawatu - Wanganui start at NZ$84 per night. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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