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Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend this motel. The service was absolutely awesome. Really nice accommodation. Great for families- very spacious rooms. Beds comfortable. Very clean and tidy. Really handy location. Good spa bath too in rooms. We will definitely be back.

Thank Jonjonkiwi
Reviewed 11 March 2016

This place really made me feel at home. The facilities were great and we were made to feel welcome from the start. Our unit was clean, fresh and tidy with very good appointments, we really felt we could relax there. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff, who cheerfully answered queries about laundry facilites, etc. as though we were...

Thank Old_Toddler
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 8 March 2016

After a little difficulty in finding this motel we were very pleased once we checked in. The rooms are spacious in comparison to some other motels and it is scrupulously clean. Would stay here again if in the area.

Thank neville g
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 3 March 2016

We stayed here last weekend while we attended our nephew's wedding. The room was spotless, roomy and had all the necessary amenities. Coming to a very warm muggy weekend on Wanganui, we were a little disappointed that there wasnt any air-con, but we had a fan and that made a world of difference. We were greeted and farewelled with a...

Thank TrudiHart
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Have stayed here several times when visiting Family. My husband uses a wheelchair and the room is great and has plenty of space. Parking is right at the door - everything is very clean and comfortable. We will be back. Lovely hosts. Convenient location.

Thank Mcgees1
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Difficulty of five adults travelling together is always accommodation and we seem to spend time looking for places that can fit us in together. We found Cooks on the the interweb and 'checked them out', as our Yankee cousins would say. Ian and Moira were most welcoming and we were offered an apartment with two bedrooms and a bed in...

Thank Sudarg
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Stayed there on and off for three months for work. Had the same room every time which was great as I settled back in very easily on each visit. Moira and Ian were great hosts as was their staff. They went out of their way to make us feel welcome which made staying away from home and family that much...

Thank suenrob2015
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Ian and Moira who run the motel are friendly and make you feel welcome. The units are well presented clean and comfortable. The motel is handlely located to the city centre and restruants and bars in close proximity.

Thank Ivan C
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 May 2015 via mobile

Great motel. Spacious room. Very clean. Wifi. Good bathroom and shower. Good parking by unit. Close to CBD. Friendly reception, only too pleased to help. Part of the Assure Group, stay at 3 different Assure motels and 9 nights and you receive $100 off your 10th night.

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights for a business conference. Very Friendly service and exceptionally well kept rooms. Great location short walk to city and conference venues. Bed was more comfortable and supportive than they look. Kitchenette was handy. Would happy stay again!

Thank J-Ralph24

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Cooks Gardens Motor Lodge

Address: 170 Guyton Street | Cnr of Guyton and Parnell St, Whanganui 4540, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Whanganui
Price Range: €81 - €108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Cooks Gardens Motor Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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#2 Business Hotel in Whanganui
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“Rooms that are adjacent to the office is where we mainly stay and they are very quiet. No road noise”
 of 5 bubbles suemjonescook, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“A quiet motel unit.”
 of 5 bubbles 400arlene, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are essentially the same placed around the car park”
 of 5 bubbles Emmajb255115, 20 May 2016 | Read review
“Don't be afraid to ask, the staff are very helpful”
 of 5 bubbles Old_Toddler, 11 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We had Room 9 - it had a queen size bed which was adequate for the two of us, along with a table for two and a microwave in the room.”
 of 5 bubbles TrudiHart, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
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