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The Avenue Hotel

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Outdoor pool
Family Room | Terrace/patio
Deluxe Suite | Balcony
Deluxe Poolside | View from room

Overview of The Avenue Hotel

The Avenue Hotel

3.0 star property
3-star hotel with outdoor pool, near Watt Fountain

8.4/10 Very good

25 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Refrigerator
  • Bar
The price is NZ$180
Price available on 19/02/2023
379 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui, 5001

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Heart of Whanganui

Getting around

  • Whanganui (WAG) - 10 min drive


  • The Villa Coffee House - 2 min walk
  • Tokyo Roll Black - 10 min walk
  • Pita Pit - 10 min walk
  • Jabee Kebabs - 11 min walk
  • Cafe Anatolia - 11 min walk

About this property

The Avenue Hotel

A great choice for a stay in Whanganui, The Avenue Hotel is only 3.9 mi (6.3 km) from the airport. You can splash around at the outdoor pool, grab a bite to eat at the restaurant or unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge. Fellow travellers say good things about the room service and helpful staff.


Chinese (Mandarin), English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the standard cleaning and disinfection practices of We Clean. We Care. We Welcome. (Millennium)


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 58 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until 7:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and key retrieval information; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Up to 2 children (1 year old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding
  • No cots (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free uncovered on-site self-parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:00 AM–9:30 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • BBQs
  • Room service (limited hours)

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)
  • Children's menu

Working away

  • 2 meeting rooms
  • Conference space


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop


  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Television in common areas
  • An outdoor pool


  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Portable fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Fridge


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Recycling
  • Local maps

Special features


Mothership Brewing – This bar serves dinner and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.
Estrella Restaurant – This restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. A children's menu is available. Open selected days.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately NZD 20 to 28 per person
  • Late checkout can be arranged for an extra charge
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 2 per cent

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of We Clean. We Care. We Welcome. (Millennium) guidelines.


<p>Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.</p> <p>This property does not have lifts.</p><p>This property uses eco-friendly cleaning products. </p> <p>Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit on site.</p> <p> This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly). </p><p>The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.</p><p>This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.</p>

Also known as

Kingsgate Avenue
Kingsgate Avenue Wanganui
Kingsgate Hotel Avenue
Kingsgate Hotel Avenue Wanganui
Kingsgate Hotel Avenue Wanganui Whanganui
Kingsgate Avenue Wanganui Whanganui
Kingsgate Hotel The Avenue
The Avenue Hotel Hotel
The Avenue Hotel Whanganui
The Avenue Hotel Hotel Whanganui
Kingsgate Hotel The Avenue Wanganui

Frequently asked questions

Does The Avenue Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Avenue Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at The Avenue Hotel?
As of 8 February 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Avenue Hotel on 19 February 2023 start from NZ$180, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Avenue Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at The Avenue Hotel?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM.
Are pets allowed at The Avenue Hotel?
Sorry, neither pets nor service animals are allowed.
Is parking offered on site at The Avenue Hotel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Avenue Hotel?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge. Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at The Avenue Hotel and nearby?
The Avenue Hotel has an outdoor pool and a picnic area, as well as a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near The Avenue Hotel?
Yes, Mothership Brewing offers international cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Tokyo Roll Black (10-min walk), Pita Pit (10-min walk) and Jabee Kebabs (11-min walk).
What's the area around The Avenue Hotel like?
The Avenue Hotel is in the heart of Whanganui, a short 14-minute walk from Ward Observatory and 16 minutes' walk from Queens Park. Travellers say that this hotel is in a good location.



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8/10 Very good

Room was clean and comfortable as well as spacious. Location perfect.
Anna, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Jennifer, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Friendly Staff, very dated accommodations
Staff were lovely, helpful and friendly. The Rooms are quite dated. Carpet was very worn and looked dirty, however the room was clean, but it just felt unclean because everything is so old and worn out.
2-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Friendly staff, easy access to main road to go to the shops. Great service
Renee, 1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Margaret, 2-night trip
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6/10 Good

Jenny, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

6/10 Good

The motel appeared in need of tidying up and some repairs needed. There was no information about what was available apart from a restaurant menue, no internal phone for room service,or a compenium of attractions or things to do in whanganui.
Peter, 3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Pete, 1-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

The convenience to the shops and town center. Our unit was in a quiet place.
raymond, 3-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Nice and quiet
Monique, 1-night romance trip
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