Hotels in Whanganui, New Zealand

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Whanganui overview

Whanganui is a friendly locale surrounded by picturesque river views. Nature lovers can visit Queens Park and Watt Fountain while in Whanganui. A stop at other sights like Ward Observatory and Whanganui Museum will create memories.

Where to stay in Whanganui

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or a week, Whanganui has the right accommodation for you. There are 31 hotels in Whanganui and you can shop as many as 47 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 25%. We have room prices as low as 17 USD per night and here you'll find a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Whanganui as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 3 5-star hotels from 55 USD per night
  • • 13 4-star hotels from 57 USD per night
  • • 15 3-star hotels from 17 USD per night
  • • 2 2-star hotels from 17 USD per night

How to get to Whanganui

Fly into Whanganui (WAG), 2.5 mi (4 km) from the heart of Whanganui.

What to see around Whanganui

The area's cultural scene stands out, and places to visit include:
  • • Whanganui Museum
  • • Sarjeant Gallery
  • • Whanganui Riverboat Centre and Museum
Memorable for its landmarks including:
  • • Ward Observatory
  • • Memorial Tower
The area is recognized for its natural setting, offering these places to visit:
  • • Queens Park
  • • Watt Fountain
  • • Moutoa Gardens
  • • Virginia Lake
  • • South Beach
Highlights of the area include:
  • • Ward Observatory
  • • Whanganui Museum
  • • Sarjeant Gallery
  • • Whanganui Riverboat Centre and Museum
  • • Memorial Tower

When to visit Whanganui

Wondering what time of year to travel or what clothes to pack? Here are some average seasonal norms so you'll know what to expect for your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 69°F day, 53°F night
  • • April-June: 65°F day, 43°F night
  • • July-September: 58°F day, 42°F night
  • • October-December: 68°F day, 47°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 9.69 inches
  • • April-June: 13.03 inches
  • • July-September: 14.13 inches
  • • October-December: 12.28 inches