Get an overview of this hotelRiverwalk motel with free area shuttle and outdoor pool

Popular property highlights

Free parking
Free WiFi
Swimming pool
Laundry facilities


Located in the heart of Whanganui, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Sarjeant Gallery, Moutoa Gardens, and Queens Park. Whanganui Museum and Whanganui Riverboat Centre and Museum are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Property Features

An outdoor pool, 24-hour room service, and laundry facilities are available at this motel. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and free airport pick-up are also provided. Other amenities include a 24-hour front desk, free newspapers, and tour/ticket assistance.

Room Amenities

Limited housekeeping is available.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Astral Motel features an outdoor pool, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access. An area shuttle and a shuttle from the airport to the hotel are complimentary for guests. This Whanganui motel also offers a garden, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and laundry facilities. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

  • Free area shuttle 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Free long-term parking 
  • Free airport transportation - pickup 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Total number of rooms - 15 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Garden 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Playground on site  
  • Washer/dryer  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free long-term parking, Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Separate sitting area 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Microwave 
  • Limited housekeeping 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Television 
  • Desk 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Washer/dryer 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Partially open bathroom 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Yard 

Where to Eat

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the motel include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Playground on site 


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 12:30 PM

Check-in time ends at 12:30 AM


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 10 and NZD 14 per person (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Astral Motel
  • Astral Motel Wanganui
  • Astral Wanganui
  • Motel Astral

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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