Charmae Guest House, Character home by the river.

Cottage | Wanganui Township | #37611

9.6/10 (28 ratings)
  • 8 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 7 Beds
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Fully self contained house
  • Continental Breakfast for the first 2 days
  • Feel free to indulge in organic fruit and vegetables from our garden, when in season.

This Guest House is located very close to the CBD, and many attractions in and around wanganui.The river itself is the longest navigable river in New Zealand, and offers jet boat tours and more gentler rides on the Waimarie paddle steamer, the last remaining in New Zealand.The river attracts cyclists, hikers ,canoeists,and day trippers. The Sarjeant Gallery holds more than 5,500 art works from the 1840's to the present day.The regional museum is famous for its Taonga Maori Collection, second to none in Aotearoa. There is the Durie Hill Elevator & Tower, Glass blowing exibitions & gallery ,Farmer's markets , mountain to sea cycle trails, observatory and much loved childrens play ground. Throughout the year there is the masters games, street motorcycle racing,V8 jet boat sprints, opera week, Vintage weekend where every thing from the bygone era is on display. Not forgetting the ski slopes are only 1& 1/2 hrs away.

Special conditions: We have had requests from prospective guests, who are allergic to dogs, to stay at Charmae.To be fair to everyone here is a list of local Dog Kennels that will be happy to look after your cats and dogs, when you visit Whanganui. Whanganui Pet Motel (06)343 9868, Belmont Kennels (06)344 4010, Sedgbrooke (06)3456363,


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Attached Annex

    2 x Bunk bed
    2 x Single bed

  • Bedroom 1

    2 x Single bed

  • master bedroom

    1 double bed

    1 x Double bed

Availability & rates*

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  • Extras: $4.00 per person (required); cleaning $40.00 per stay (optional)
  • AA Smartfuel: Get 10c/litre fuel discount when you book and stay at this property for TWO nights or more [More info]

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
23-Sep-17 to 23-Dec-18
$110+/night $130+/night
For up to 1 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay

*Pricing may vary depending on the dates you choose and the number of guests. Additional charges (extras) and minimum stay criteria may also apply. Service fees may also apply.

Reviews (28)

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  • Close to everything and very private and quiet

    Close to everything and very private and quiet. We had a fabulous sisters catch up and what a wonderful home. Thank you so much Allan we would love to come back soon.

    MS2109 100%|1x Sep 2017

  • Beautiful and amazing house

    Beautiful and amazing house. It had everything we could possibly need and was in a great location for us.

    100%|3x Aug 2017

  • Hosts superb and a lovely place to stay

    Hosts superb and a lovely place to stay

    PennyTr1 100%|4x Aug 2017

  • Lovely house with plenty of room and good facilities to allow you...

    Lovely house with plenty of room and good facilities to allow you to enjoy a relaxing weekend away.

    EileenBa6 100%|1x Aug 2017

  • Every home comfort has been thought of by our hosts

    Every home comfort has been thought of by our hosts. Beautifully clean, fresh and spacious

    SarahDa8 100%|8x Jul 2017

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