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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

This place is an enigma - it's both relaxing and frustrating at the same time. The management are very accomodating and go out of there way to look after their guests. I think that is the greatest strength of this business. The lodge is homely and comfy and they have no problem with children staying. However, as it is so...

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Anne_Dion, Owner at Anndion Lodge, Apartments & Function Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback which we value hightly as it allows us to continually monitor our guest experiences and perceptions and we take all your suggestions on board as opprotunities for impreovment. We are glad you enjoyed your time with us and the atmosphere and hospitality that we offer. If you have the opporunity to join us again, you...

Porirua, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Excellent, friendly service. We had a beautifully appointed room with lots of character. Directly across the road from the River, making it a great location for us to go for a late night stroll as it was a very warm night. Would have stayed another night if we were able to. Awesome hosts. We would definitely go back there and...

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Anne_Dion, Owner at Anndion Lodge, Apartments & Function Centre, responded to this review

Thankyou for your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your time with us and facilities and got to enjoy the lovely river walk.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Found all staff very helpful and courteous, especially Gail, the receptionist, who made sure we had the most accessible suite, as the wife had trouble climbing stairs. Great location and ambiance alongside the river. Would definitely stay there again.

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Anne_Dion, Owner at Anndion Lodge, Apartments & Function Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. It was our pleasure to host you and your wife and we look forward to your return visit. We trust your property that we couriered to you arrived safely - and that your eye injury is both recovered and impressed your family.

Nelson
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Absolutely wonderful experience travelling up the West Coast of the North Island, I stopped in Wanganui for the Vintage weekend, staying in the lodge at Anndion for a night was a treat, met people from further North and have lots of laughter and sharing of stories :) Ann and Dion have a range of rooms to suit all travellers, they...

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Anne_Dion, Owner at Anndion Lodge, Apartments & Function Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback. Repeat business is the highest compliment we can receive - so we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. We aim to greet all guests with warm and genuine kiwi hospitality - and are so pleased you experienced this and enjoyed all our facilities. We trust you felt better from having spent...

Tenerife, Spain
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Incredible place we really enjoyed ! Dion the owner is one of the most friendly people I ever met ! So kind !! We also use his restaurant and the food is just delicious !! We would love to stay there more time

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Anne_Dion, Owner at Anndion Lodge, Apartments & Function Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and positive comments. We are glad you enjoyed your times with us and our hospitality.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 February 2016

The welcome is always fantastic and they make you feel like you are a guest in their home. The towels and bedding always tastefully arranged, and they are easy to find. I stayed o. The lodge which is like a 5 star backpackers. They provided me, however a fantastic breakfast.

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Anne_Dion, Owner at Anndion Lodge, Apartments & Function Centre, responded to this review

The highest compliment we can receive is repeat business - so thank you. We endeavour to greet our guests with genuine kiwi hospitality, and aim for our guests to feel better for having stayed with us.

Guildford
Reviewed 18 February 2016

If you want to be well-looked after by the friendliest and most helpful hosts, then this is the place for you. The rooms are comfortable, clean and well serviced, and if you opt for a meal you won't be disappointed. Highly recommended.

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Anne_Dion, Owner at Anndion Lodge, Apartments & Function Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are glad your enjoyed our facilities and hosptiatliy, and look forwrd to welcoming you back again soon.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Second stay here. So great we have booked the whole place out for a weekend. Hosts are fantastic. Enjoyed a excellent moderate priced buffet dinner on the Saturday. Would definitely recommend. Very close to the river park for lovely walks.

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Anne_Dion, Owner at Anndion Lodge, Apartments & Function Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comments. Repeat business is the highest compliment we can receive - so it is lovely to hear that you choose to return to us. Look forward to welcoming you back again.

Greater Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Tastefully decorated ,well laid out apartment. Thoughtful touches to detail. Great overall facilities. Loved the pool and spa!!! Fantastic welcoming hosts , helpful recommendations on local activities.

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Anne_Dion, Owner at Anndion Lodge, Apartments & Function Centre, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your time with us and our facilities and hospitality. Look forward to welcoming you back again.

Wellington
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Stayed in the 2 bedroom apartment - gorgeous set up and decor with big spacious bathroom. Decor/furnishings must of been upgraded since website photos online as does look different - but even better now! Great facilities with swimming pool and spa pool - both were very clean and tidy. I would have had an overall rating of excellent but felt...

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Anne_Dion, Owner at Anndion Lodge, Apartments & Function Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback - it is always highly valued. We are glad you enjoyed your time with us and our facilities and will take on board your comments where improvements can be made. We have recently refurbished the room you stayed as part of our continual maintenance programme.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience the award winning unique hospitality the Anndion is renowned for with 21 accommodation rooms ranging from 1 and 2 bedroom apartments to boutique fully self-contained king suites and lodge rooms with guest share facilities, spread over three properties the Anndion complex is more like a travellers resort than just a bed for the night. Set in lovely kiwiana themed gardens with a fully licensed restaurant and bar, located on the banks of the Whanganui River, just 5 minutes from the city centre. Facilities including free Wi-Fi, off street parking and secure motorcycle and bicycle garaging, a salt-water swimming pool, outdoor spa, infrared sauna, covered BBQ courtyard and guest laundry facilities. Conference and function centre with full onsite catering ... more   less 

Additional Information about Anndion Lodge, Apartments & Function Centre

Address: 143 - 145 Anzac Parade, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Whanganui
Price Range: $74 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Anndion Lodge, Apartments & Function Centre 3.5*
Number of rooms: 21
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“Booked room without shower and toilet; wasn't aware. Was not a problem; facilities close by and spotless clean. Very cosy accommodation. Communal kitchen with everything available to drink, etc. communal tv room, pool table. Nice to meet other travelers. ”
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