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Upper Hutt, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 July 2013

Stayed in 2011 for a week .Worst hotel choice I've ever made.We couldn't use the spa pool because my children would pee in it .Room wasn't serviced at all had to borrow a vacuum cleaner to clean room our selves for $200 a night!! Couch was spine breakingly hard and manager only grudgingly let kids use the pool, not a...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 April 2013

Tired, run down, no restaurant as advertised. Over priced. Avoid avoid avoid would be my advice. We decided not to stay as the room was just horrible. Sadly we had already paid and although we were in the room for no more than 5 minutes, didnt use a single thing we were not getting our $110 back, or even a...

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3Thank kiwipatty
Reviewed 5 May 2012 via mobile

I stayed here not so long ago wish it could have been longer! The spa was so relaxing the one in room (spa bath) and the one under the stars the manager was very nice to let us use it late in the evening as they lock it :) what nice managers so friendly and very helpful! Will be back...

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Thank Chardanay
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 January 2012

Hosts were very kind and upgraded us to the better room. It was exceptionally clean and tidy. Restaurant wasn't open so cannot comment on that. There is a nice little swimming poll there and a spa. A bit far out of town but good value.

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Thank Murray S
Morrinsville, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 August 2011

We recently stayed at the Alma motel, and just want to let anyone know that although its not a NEW complex. Its spotlessly clean. The service from the owners is Real and genuine. We would recommend to anyone to stay here. Made to feel comfortable and we will be back. Many thanks :)

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Thank JohnandFee
Reviewed 26 March 2011

I stayed at the Alma for 2 nights when I visited from Australia in feburary 2011. They are under new management and are fantastic. They went above and beyond to help us whenever we needed it. They treated us like family. Pandora (reception) even offered help when my mum was sick. Joe was very chatty and lots of fun. The...

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Thank Tizzy1234
Tauranga
Reviewed 13 April 2010

I found Alma Motel provides friendly and obliging service they will bend over backwards to cater for your needs. I have stayed there on 3 different ocassions in 3 different rooms in the last 6 weeks and found the service to be consistent and although some of the rooms are outdated the new management is in the process of updating...

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Thank kim1971Tauranga
Wellington
Reviewed 7 April 2010

Stayed at Alma Motel recently with 3 young children. Found the staff happy to help with anything – talk about service with a smile! Had a great dinner at Stonze restaurant. Really nice place, good location – have already booked our next long weekend there.

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Thank Claire082
Wairarapa, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 March 2010

Would not stay there again. The room was next to noisy neighbours. All the furnishings were very tired. The door and window latches were poor. We slept on two beds so that we would not roll into each other. That way we sort of got to sleep before the noisy neighbours got going late in the night. When hubby got...

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1Thank Robyn-Jane
UK
Reviewed 17 June 2009

We booked for 1 night based on previous comments on tripadvisor and the complementary videos on the hotel website. We stayed in a 2 bedroom unit with kitchen and lounge area. The accommodation was basic and the decor dated. Many of the surfaces (including bedside alarm clock) were greasy or sticky. There were several guys standing around outside drinking and...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Services
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Alma Motel

Address: 16 Alma Road, Whanganui 4501, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Whanganui
Hotel Class:3 star — Alma Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 25
Also Known As:
Alma Hotel Wanganui

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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?