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4.8 out of 5

"Clean tidy, great old building, excellent staff, I would definitely use it again " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 14 Nov 2016

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Hotel Description

Hikurangi Stayplace - Hostel puts you in the heart of Whanganui, within a 20-minute stroll of Durie Hill Elevator and Memorial Tower. Highlights at this hostel include free continental breakfast, free self parking and a conference centre.

Free WiFi are featured in all 32 rooms.

This hostel has free WiFi in public areas, a business centre and a games room. Additionally, you'll find laundry facilities, a terrace and a garden. Each morning free breakfast is served. There's also free extended parking, along with the convenience of free airport pick-up service.

Sights within a 20-minute walk of this Whanganui hostel include Watt Fountain and Whanganui Riverboat Centre and Museum.

Standard Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking, Shared Bathroom (Standard Twin En Suite)

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$77* Per night/room 17 Oct. - 18 Oct.

Standard Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking (En-suite Double)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking (En-suite Twin)

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Shared Dormitory, Non Smoking, Shared Bathroom (Bunk Bed)

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed.Singular Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Standard Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking, Shared Bathroom (Private single room)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Hikurangi Stayplace - Hostel ratings based on 10 Verified Reviews

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

Guest reviews for Hikurangi Stayplace - Hostel

Everyone (6) Couples (4)
4 out of 5
Clean tidy, great old building, excellent staff, I would definitely use it again

Posted by , from otorohanga on 14 Nov. 2016

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5 out of 5

Last night before arriving home.

Pros: Everything. The owner is great to deal with and very helpful.
Cons: Nothing comes to mind.
Location: Lots...historic water tower, river trips, fishing, tramping, mountain biking...heaps to do.
Stayed here previously, always a pleasant experience.

Posted by , from Tauranga on 25 Mar. 2016

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5 out of 5

Good low cost accommodation

Location: A good quiet location close to town.
I had a comfortable room with an en-suite. As a former rest home you can't really call it "no-frills" as although there was no air conditioning or television, there was a good kitchen, lounge and games room and wi fi. I certainly don't need a tv. Also a good breakfast for $8: toast, muesli, corn flakes, juice, tea/coffee and fruit. Good value.

Posted by , from South Island on 28 Dec. 2015

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4 out of 5
Pros: Seeing the house and its beautiful wood carvings
Cons: Could have done with a bath mat and better pillows
Location: Tranquil, Good views
Facilities: Above average; Value: Affordable; Service: Friendly, Courteous; Cleanliness: Delightful;

Posted by , from New Zealand - Waikato on 24 Jan. 2015

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5 out of 5
Pros: Great value, huge bathroom and awesome shower. Layout offers great privacy too.
Cons: The spring beds. One was really squeaky and both had a big dip in the middle
Location: Tranquil
Facilities: Good; Value: Bargain; Service: Professional; Cleanliness: Spotless;

Posted by , from New Zealand - Auckland on 5 Jan. 2015

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5 out of 5

Posted by , from Australia - VIC - Melbourne on 8 Oct. 2014

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5 out of 5
Pros: Close to town, good value and cafe on premises. Friendly owners. The building has an interesting past.
Location: Perfect, short walk to town
Facilities: Unpretentious; Value: Affordable; Service: Courteous; Cleanliness: Pristine;

Posted by , from New Zealand - Bay of Plenty on 29 Apr. 2014

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5 out of 5
Pros: New place to stay ,with experienced management...very versatile
Location: Perfect, Outstanding
Facilities: Above average; Value: Great deal, Fantastic; Service: Go the extra mile; Cleanliness: Spotless; its a great town to visit ,and this is a place to stay that has everything to suit a broad cross section of visitors.

Posted by , from Australia - TAS - Launceston on 16 Apr. 2014

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5 out of 5
Pros: A really good, quiet nights sleep, A great cafe on the premises.
Cons: Nothing really - you could see it had been a retirement home - but that added to it as it made it feel institutionalised.
Location: Accessible
Facilities: Well kept; Value: Great deal, I had a bunk; Service: Respectful; Cleanliness: Spotless; Intelligent,knowledgeable host, I wish the stayplace and the cafe good fortune.

Posted by , from New Zealand - Waikato on 15 Apr. 2014

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5 out of 5
Location: Tranquil
Facilities: Nice ; Value: Affordable; Service: Remarkable; Cleanliness: Spotless;

Posted by , from New Zealand - Waikato on 12 Mar. 2014

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Comment from Hotel Management

12 Mar. 2014 by

Thank you Donna. We very much enjoyed your visit.

About the Hikurangi Stayplace - Hostel

Location 1 Mount View Road, Whanganui, 4500

Property Features

WiFi is free in public spaces. A business centre and meeting rooms are available. Free breakfast is available daily. Event space at this hostel measures 1399 square feet (130 square metres) and includes conference centres. A free shuttle from the airport to the hotel is free (available 24 hours). A terrace, tour or ticket assistance, and a BBQ are also featured at Hikurangi Stayplace - Hostel. Free self parking is available.

  • 1 floor
  • 32 guestrooms or units
  • 2 conference rooms
  • 1399 sq ft of conference space
  • 130 sq. m of conference space
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Conference centre
  • Business facilities
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Wedding services available
  • Games room or arcade
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Arcade/game room
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free long-term parking , Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Whanganui (WAG) (5.6 km / 3.5 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free airport pick-up
  • Parking: Free self parking and extended parking

Room Amenities

Hikurangi Stayplace - Hostel offers 32 forms of accommodation. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Bathrooms include a shower. Cots/infant beds (complimentary) and Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available.

  • Communal kitchen
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer available
  • Heating

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free continental breakfast daily from 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 6 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM, please contact the property at least 24 hours in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available upon request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8 AM - 6 PM.
Guests arriving after 8 PM must contact the property at least 24 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.

Airport transport is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 25 per stay.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

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 are 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.

  • Only service animals are allowed

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 25 per stay

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

Hotel Names

  • Hikurangi Stayplace Hostel Wanganui
  • Hikurangi Stayplace Hostel
  • Hikurangi Stayplace Wanganui
  • Hikurangi Stayplace
  • Hikurangi Stayplace Hostel Whanganui
  • Hikurangi Stayplace Whanganui
  • Hikurangi Stayplace - Hostel Whanganui
  • Hikurangi Stayplace - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

You should know

  • Hikurangi Stayplace - Hostel offers transfers from the airport. Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.

National Rating

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