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4.0 out of 5

"...................... Handy location in Taihape " More

By a verified traveller on Fri 28 Dec 2018

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Hotel Description

At Gretna Hotel you'll be within just a 10-minute stroll of Taihape Town Hall and Mt Stewart Reserve.

You can enjoy WiFi, featured in all 20 rooms.

Gretna Public bar is open for dinner. The hotel's own bar/lounge is a nice place to enjoy a drink. Additionally, you'll find WiFi in public areas and a television in a common area. Each morning full breakfast is served between 9 AM and 9:30 AM. There's also the convenience of free parking nearby.

Sights within a 20-minute drive of this Taihape hotel include Taihape Gumboot and National Army Museum.

Family Room, Shared Bathroom (King Single + Triple Bunk)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

King Single Room (Shared Bathroom)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Queen Ensuite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Double Room (Shared Bathroom)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Basic Twin Room, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Queen Ensuite (Queen + King Single)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Gretna Hotel ratings based on 8 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.0 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Gretna Hotel

Everyone (7)
2 out of 5
While the property was clean and the beds good there was no hot water in our room ir most of the showers. They had lost our booking and it took 20 minutes after our arrival before we got into our room.

Posted by on 28 Sep. 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 23 Feb. 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 8 Jan. 2019

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5 out of 5
...................... Handy location in Taihape

Posted by on 28 Dec. 2018

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4 out of 5
Over night stay traveling through. Warm and friendly staff, great meal with fires blazing in the historic surroundings. Room was very clean and cosy. Recommend anytime !! Bruce from northland

Posted by on 18 Jun. 2018

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5 out of 5

A great night

had a great overnight stay with a social club playing pool, darts, and on the karaoke....awesome to meet a number of the locals. Will call and stay over again

Posted by , from Kapiti Coast on 14 Dec. 2017

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4 out of 5


Pros: The friendliness of all the staff and how they made our stay so enjoyable and just like being at home...Thank you Team Gretna!!!
Cons: We booked into the lower scale of the Hotel, but was taken through the area's in which they have upgraded and very impressed.
Location: Picturesque.
Was very friendly and the staff were Tino pai.... :-)

Posted by on 1 Nov. 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

5 Dec. 2017 by Kim

Thank you so much for your feedback. We hope to see you again.

3 out of 5
Quiet. Friendly staff. Clean room. Shame no ensuite.

Posted by , from auckland on 28 Sep. 2017

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Renovations + Closures

The property is closed between April 16 and April 16.

Property Features

Gretna Hotel offers its guests a television in a common area. WiFi is available in public spaces for a fee. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge.

  • 20 guestrooms or units
  • Bar or lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Television in lobby


Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)


Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

Gretna Hotel offers 20 accommodations. This Taihape hotel provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen.

  • Communal kitchen access
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Heating

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily from 9 AM to 9:30 AM.

Gretna Public bar - This bar serves dinner only.

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

There is no front desk at this property. The check-in location differs from the property location. To check in, go to hotel bar.

This property does not have a front desk. The check-in location differs from the property location. To check in, guests will need to go to hotel bar.


  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome


Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No onsite parking is available. This property accepts credit cards.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Service animals are allowed


Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: NZD 50.00 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: NZD 10.00 for adults and NZD 10.00 for children (approximately)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Gretna Hotel Taihape
  • Gretna Taihape
  • Gretna Hotel Hotel
  • Gretna Hotel Taihape
  • Gretna Hotel Hotel Taihape

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.