Jan and Kate warmly welcome LGBTI travellers to our 100-year-old cottage in the heart of the historic river city of Whanganui. Here you will find a peaceful haven, friendly and informative lesbian hosts, and quiet, warm and comfortable rooms.
Guests must love animals, as we have two friendly old dogs and two cats, and 6 hens. Guests must also be ok with sharing a bathroom. We welcome children, and we are pet-friendly.
We have Ultra Fast Broadband Wi-Fi, which is free to our guests, and provide complimentary tea and coffee. You can opt for breakfast of fresh homemade bread and locally made jams and spreads and/or eggs from our chooks and free-range organic sausages. We serve real coffee! You are also welcome to use the washing machine, and share our kitchen if you wish to self-cater. We have a lovely deep bath for your use.
Our Bed and Breakfast is a great base from which to explore Whanganui, being one block from the river and cycleway, and an easy 10 minute walk to the centre of town. There you will find an array of great cafes and eateries, and the art galleries and boutique shopping for which the city is renowned. We love our city, and love to share it's delights with our guests.
Stroll to the River Traders Market on a Saturday morning, paddle a waka or take a trip on the paddle steamer, visit the famous Sarjeant Gallery or the New Zealand Glassworks and enjoy the relaxed pace of life you will find here.
Whanganui is a great place for cyclists. The New Zealand Cycle Trail runs through the city, and we are a vital hub on the Mountains To Sea leg of the network. We can store your bikes safely while you stay.
If you are travelling by car, we are located 1.5 hours drive from Mt Ruapehu and the skifields, and the Tongariro Crossing. We are 2 hours drive from New Plymouth and Mt Taranaki, and 2.5 hours drive from Wellington.
We offer a free shuttle service to and from the airport or bus terminal.
39-79/nt New Zealand Dollar
River City Cottage
20 Harrison St., Wanganui, North Island, 4500, New Zealand
Contact: Jan Flinn & Kate Kennedy
Clientele Welcomed: Gay Men, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Straight
# of Units:
64 06 927 5417
Purple Roofs Discount:
5% - - Mention PURPLE ROOFS
64 22 080 2826
Same Year Round-
Shared Bath, Wireless in Room. Nonsmoking Rooms Available, Partial Handicap Access, Children - Call First, Pets - Call First, Full Brkfst, Aft. Tea
Cash, Visa, MC, Amex, Debit Card
Guests must be OK with sharing a bathroom. There are no ensuite facilities.
No deposit is required
The guest can cancel free of charge until 1 day before arrival. The guest will be charged the first night if they cancel within 1 day before arrival.
3-9PM or by arrangement
Midday or by arrangement
Guests must be ok with pets, this is not suitable accommodation for those with pet allergies, phobias, or dislikes.
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