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8.9

Excellent

447 reviews

447 reviews

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8.8

Excellent

Location rating score

Excellent location
Parking
FREE
Nearby landmarks
St Mary's Catholic Church 750 m
Post Office 790 m
Bason Botanic Gardens 820 m
New World 900 m
Sarjeant Gallery 900 m
DOC Office 910 m
Wanganui Regional Museum 930 m
Wanganui Police Station 970 m
Rosie O'Grady's 1.0 km
Automobile Association 1.1 km

Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel

2 Plymouth Street, Whanganui, Wanganui, Wanganui, New Zealand, 4500 - See map

The car parking and the Wi-Fi are always free, so you can stay in touch and come and go as you please. Conveniently situated in the Wanganui part of Wanganui, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Whanganui Airport. This 3-star property is packed with in-house facilities to improve the quality and joy of your stay.

Highlights

Sparkling clean

Top Value

Airport transfer

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Separate living room

Facilities

Airport transfer

Bicycle rental

Car park

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Golf course [on-site]

Game room

BBQ facilities

Luggage storage

Value for money8.8
Distance to city center0.75 km
Location rating8.8

Rooms available at Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel

Excellent
Room comfort & quality

8.2

Deluxe Double
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  • Room size: 12 m²/129 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 queen bed
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Deluxe Single
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  • Room size: 12 m²/129 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 double bed
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Deluxe Twin
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  • Room size: 12 m²/129 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 2 single beds
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Family Room with Shared Bathroom
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  • Room size: 12 m²/129 ft²
  • Courtyard view
  • 2 bunk beds and 1 double be...
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Economy Single Room
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  • Room size: 12 m²/129 ft²
  • Courtyard view
  • 1 single bed
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Economy Double Room
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  • Room size: 12 m²/129 ft²
  • Courtyard view
  • 1 double bed
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Economy Twin Room
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  • Room size: 12 m²/129 ft²
  • Courtyard view
  • 2 single beds
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Family Room with Private Bathroom
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  • Room size: 17 m²/183 ft²
  • Courtyard view
  • 2 single beds and 1 double ...
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Single Bed in 6-Bed Female Dormitory Room with Shared Bathroom
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  • Room size: 12 m²/129 ft²
  • Shared bathroom
  • 1 bunk bed
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Single Bed in 4-Bed Male Dormitory Room with Shared Bathroom
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  • Room size: 11 m²/118 ft²
  • Shared bathroom
  • 1 bunk bed
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Frequently asked questions

Does Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel have bars on-site?

Experience your getaway the best way with a drink in your hand at Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel's bar available right in front of your doorstep for when you need a drink or two.

Does Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel offer laundry services?

Yes! Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel offers hot water linen and laundry washing at your convenience for whenever you need your favorite outfits clean and fresh all throughout your vacation. Please contact the property for more information.

What bars are in close proximty of Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel?

While residing at Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel, delight in your evening or night out at Rosie O'Grady's to get the most out of your nightlife.

How many floors does Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel have?

Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel has a total of 2 floors.

How many rooms does Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel have?

Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel has a total of 14 rooms.

What is the typical rating that past Solo travelers' have given to Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel?

Past solo travelers that have stayed at this property have given Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel an average rating of 8.7. You can look up more detailed customer reviews and remarks by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

What is the average rating that past Couples' have given to Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel?

Verified couple travelers that have stayed at this property have given Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel an average rating of 8.9. You can look up on more in depth customer assessments, and responses by filtering for a specific type of verified guest travelers down in the review section.

What is the average rating that verified Families with young children have given to Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel?

Past families with young children that have stayed at this property have given Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel an average rating of 8.6. You can look up more comprehensive customer ratings and remarks by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

What is the average rating that verified Group travelers have given to Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel?

Past group travelers that have stayed at this property have given Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel an average rating of 8.8. You can check out more comprehensive customer evaluations and remarks by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

What do local travelers think about Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel?

Past local visitors that have stayed at this property have given Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel an average rating of 9.3. You can look up on more detailed customer evaluations, and remarks for this property down in the review section.

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What people love about Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel

  • 10

    Exceptional
    Cleanliness

    "Beautiful old house with clean facilities, and comfy beds."

    Kylie

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    February 19, 2023

  • 9.2

    Exceptional
    Staff 

    "Friendly staff, decent shared bathrooms, vintage home with modern facilities."

    Jessica

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    May 14, 2023

  • 10

    Exceptional

    "Both the backpacker area and front of house very comfortable, recommended."

    Kylie

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    February 19, 2023

Overall rating:

8.9

Excellent
447 reviews
Cleanliness
9.2
Facilities
8.6
Location
8.8
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More about Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel

More about Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel

Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel

See more of Wanganui when you stay at Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel and experience all the benefits of a truly central location.
Have a hassle-free trip while enjoying the services and amenities offered by Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel. Never be out of touch with your contacts, with free Wi-Fi offered throughout your stay. If you need a ride from or to the airport, the hotel can arrange it before your check-in date. Taxi services provided by the hotel make exploring Wanganui even more convenient.
If you plan to arrive by car, you'll appreciate the hotel's free parking, right on-site. The hotel provides front desk services such as luggage storage and safety deposit boxes for guests' convenience. If you need, the ticket service and tours can even help you book tickets and reservations at all the best shows and programs nearby. On cold days and nights, the hotel's on-site fireplace will keep you warm.
Staying for a long time, or just need clean clothes? At the hotel, your favorite travel outfits will be kept clean and available with laundromat provided on-site. Please be advised that smoking is not allowed in the hotel to allow cleaner air for all guests.
Equipped with handy amenities, guestrooms at Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel guarantee a comfortable stay for all travelers. Some rooms at Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel are equipped with linen service for your convenience. Some rooms at Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel include separate living room and balcony or terrace as part of their design layout. In-room entertainment such as television and cable TV is provided for guests in some selected rooms.
The hotel also offers a refrigerator, a coffee or tea maker, instant coffee and instant tea in some rooms for when you feel like it is needed. It's good to know that a hair dryer, toiletries, bathrobes and towels are provided in some guest bathrooms.


Dining and things to do

Nothing starts a morning better than a delicious breakfast, which you can always enjoy in-house at Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel. A night in at the hotel's bar can be as fun as a night out with your travel companions. Guests who prefer to make their own meals will love the in-house BBQ facilities and shared kitchen available here.
Recreational facilities at Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel are designed for escape and relaxation. Get wet in the best way on sunny days by joining water-world activities like fishing. Water sports are incredibly convenient with canoes provided by Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel. Have fun without traveling far, by taking advantage of the golf course on site and hiking trails at Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel.
Have fun with your friends or family, or even meet new people at the library and shared lounge and TV area.


Reasons to stay here

Rooms don't get much cheaper than here, being less than 93% of the city's accommodation.
This hotel beats 86% of accommodations in the city on value for money.
This hotel scores higher than 88% of the city's accommodations for cleanliness.

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Amenities and facilities

Excellent
Facilities

8.6

Most talked about facilities

Housekeeping

3 mentions

Internet

1 mention

Languages spoken
  • English
Outdoor
  • Bicycles
Internet access
  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Internet
  • Internet services
  • Wi-Fi in public areas
Things to do, ways to relax
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Game room
  • Garden
  • Golf course [on-site]
  • Hiking
  • Outdoor recreational features
  • Ticket services
  • Tours
Cleanliness and safety
  • Anti-viral cleaning products
  • Cashless payment service
  • Daily disinfection in all rooms
  • Daily disinfection in common areas
  • First aid kit
  • Guest rooms seal after sanitization
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Hot water linen and laundry washing
  • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
  • Rooms sanitized between stays
  • Staff trained in safety protocol
Dining, drinking, and snacking
  • Bar
  • BBQ facilities
  • Breakfast [continental]
  • Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Services and conveniences
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace
  • Heating in public area
  • Invoice provided
  • Ironing service
  • Laundromat
  • Laundry service
  • Library
  • Luggage storage
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Smoke-free property
  • Smoking area
  • Terrace
For the kids
  • Family room
Land sports
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
Access
  • CCTV outside property
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Safety/security feature
  • Smoke alarms
Getting around
  • Airport transfer
  • Car park [free of charge]
  • Car park [nearby]
  • Taxi service
Sports equipment rental
  • Bicycle rental
Available in all rooms
  • Carpeting
  • Complimentary tea
  • Free bottled water
  • Free instant coffee
  • Ground floor available
  • Hair dryer
  • Ironing facilities
  • Linens
  • Mirror
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate living room
  • Shower

Food and dining

Breakfast options
  • Continental
  • Full English/Irish

Location

2 Plymouth Street, Whanganui, Wanganui, Wanganui, New Zealand, 4500
Excellent
Location

8.8

Property policies

Children and extra beds

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

All children are welcome.

Infant 0-5 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
Baby cot/crib available upon request
Children 6-14 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
Guests 15 years and older are considered as adults
Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
Others
  • The maximum length of stay at the property is 10 nights.
  • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Some helpful facts

Check-in/Check-out
  • Check-in from15:30
  • Check-in until20:30
  • Check-out until10:00
  • Reception open until20:30
Getting around
  • Distance from city center0.75 km
  • Travel time to airport (minutes)12
Extras
  • Daily Internet/Wi-Fi fee0 NZD
The property
  • Non-smoking rooms/floorsno
  • Number of bars/lounges0
  • Number of floors2
  • Number of restaurants0
  • Number of rooms 14
  • Room voltage220
  • Year property opened1880
  • Most recent renovation2020
Parking
  • Daily parking fee0 NZD

Reviews of Braemar House B&B and YHA Hostel from real guests

Provided by verified guests of Agoda
8.8
Excellent
Cleanliness9.2
Facilities8.6
Location8.8
Room comfort and quality8.2
Service8.8
Value for money8.8
High score for Wanganui
Rating
9+ Exceptional (6)
8-9 Excellent (3)
7-8 Very Good (2)
6-7 Good (4)
<6 Below Expectation (1)
Time of the year
Mar - May (2)
Jun - Aug (5)
Sep - Nov (1)
Dec - Feb (8)

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Showing 16 verified guest comments
8.7
Excellent
rozenn from France
Group
Stayed 1 night in June 2012

lovely place”

beautiful house with garden

Nice welcome, clean and well equipped kitchen, clean facilities and a comfortable room for 4. All in a beautiful house with a lovely garden. We spent a very good evening and night there.

Reviewed July 23, 2012

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9.3
Exceptional
Dorothy from United Kingdom
Couple
Stayed 3 nights in December 2012

Very clean friendly hostel.”

Near to the town and the river, clean rooms, towels and spotless kitchen. Wi-fi $5 for 24hrs and $2 phone card.

Ideal location, within walking distance of the town, I site ad library. Interesting locations within the town and around it. Off road parking was a bonus on the grounds of the house.

Reviewed January 01, 2013

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10.0
Exceptional
Bernadus from Indonesia
Family with young children
Family Room with Shared Bathroom
Stayed 1 night in December 2017

Exceptional”

Nice and beautiful house, clean and comfort room, well kept kitchen, friendly staff.

Reviewed January 05, 2018

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10.0
Exceptional
Karen from New Zealand
Couple
Deluxe Double
Stayed 1 night in June 2020

Beautiful classical home”

We had an enjoyable night in our lovely room. And a delicious cooked breakfast the next morning. The hosts were welcoming, friendly and helpful, thank you so much for having us

Reviewed June 29, 2020

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8.4
Excellent
Alistair from United Kingdom
Family with young children
Family Room with Shared Bathroom
Stayed 1 night in July 2018

Good Hostel”

This place was very good. Free unlimited Internet was handy, lounge & use of kitchen was great for us too. Our room was nice & clean & bed comfy. The room we had didn't have an en suite but the shared bathroom was just fine.

Reviewed July 12, 2018

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8.7
Excellent
Hannah from United Kingdom
Solo traveler
Stayed 1 night in June 2012

Nice little place in wanganui”

It's cheap

Was cold and noisy. But it was to be expected. I got given a heater also, so it was ok.

Reviewed July 13, 2012

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6.3
Good
FUK from Hong Kong SAR, China
Solo traveler
Stayed 1 night in May 2013

Friendly staff”

Friendly staff

Room: Stayed in 6 ppl dorm for a nite, bed was clean and bathroom was big Wifi: Good connection Staff: Friendly staff which help us even we check-in after than operation period.

Reviewed August 17, 2013

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10.0
Exceptional
PIN from Taiwan
Group
Stayed 2 nights in July 2016

Great!”

very cosy place to stay!

Reviewed July 23, 2016

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9.2
Exceptional
Jessica from New Zealand
Couple
Deluxe Twin
Stayed 1 night in February 2023

Good place”

Friendly staff, decent shared bathrooms, vintage home with modern facilities. Parking limited to street parking however staff was kind enough to offer a parking space in driveway as one car was prone to breaking in.

Reviewed May 15, 2023

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10.0
Exceptional
Kylie from New Zealand
Couple
Economy Double Room
Stayed 1 night in February 2023

Lovely place to rest”

Beautiful old house with clean facilities, and comfy beds. Both the backpacker area and front of house very comfortable, recommended.

Reviewed February 19, 2023

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7.6
Very good
KAZUHIKO from Japan
Solo traveler
Single Bed in 4-Bed Male Dormitory Room with Shared Bathroom
Stayed 1 night in April 2023

お勧めします”

二泊させて頂きました。バス停から徒歩15分ほどですが、川沿いに来るだけで分かりやすいです。スタッフも明るく親切で、宿の不満は特に見当たりません。

Reviewed April 19, 2023

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7.0
Very good
SHIMPEI from Japan
Solo traveler
Stayed 1 night in December 2013

スタッフが親切”

清潔、スタッフが親切

ツアーに参加するため延泊しました。ブッキングでちょっと混乱したのですが、とても親切にフレンドリーに対応してもらい、気持よく過ごせました。

Reviewed December 23, 2013

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7.0
Very good
SHIMPEI from Japan
Solo traveler
Stayed 1 night in December 2013

きれいなお屋敷”

建物がきれい、美しい川沿い

B&Bと併設の、大きなお屋敷を改造したようなホステルです。キッチンもきリビングも庭もきれいでくつろげました。美しいワンガヌイの川沿いにあり、散歩も気持ちいいです。

Reviewed December 23, 2013

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8.0
Excellent
Niramon from Thailand
Group
Stayed 1 night in December 2015

โรงแรมน่ารัก ตั้งอยู่ริมแม่น้ำ”

ตำแหน่งที่ตั้ง ห้องพักงดงาม ราคาโอเค

ห้องพักน่ารักดี ตำแหน่งที่ตั้งริมแม่น้ำสวย

Reviewed December 13, 2015

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5.3
Nuttapol from Thailand
Couple
Stayed 1 night in December 2013

ห้องนอนเล็ก ห้องน้ำรวมดี ห้องครัวรวมใหญ่ดี”

ห้องนอนเล็ก ห้องน้ำรวมดี ห้องครัวรวมใหญ่ดี

โรงแรมหาง่ายอยู่ติดถนนใหญ่

Reviewed January 31, 2014

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7.0
Very good
Kristina from Sweden
Couple
Stayed 1 night in November 2012

Gulligt litet hotell.”

Trevlig personal och skyddad parkering.

Vi bodde bara här en natt men vi trivdes bra och rummet var litet och mysigt. Städat och trevlig toalett och duschutrymme.

Reviewed December 07, 2012

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