The Grand Hotel Wanganui 

The Grand Hotel was built between 1926 and 1927 it was originally named the Spriggens Hotel after its well-known Wanganui owner. In the 1930’s the Hotel changed its name to the current name The Grand Hotel. Originally the hotel had shared bathrooms and communal lounges on each floor. The Main building remained essentially unchanged until the 1970s when the rooms were ensuited. In order to maintain the 50+ rooms a three storey block known as the “Wing” was also built.


Today this historic Hotel which has retained many of the original period features from the 1920’s offers 55 ensuited rooms with Free View flat screen T. Vs and tea and coffee making facilities in varying styles from standard rooms to family rooms and suites.


The Grand Hotel attracts a diverse range of visitors Family groups, Sporting teams, Tour groups Corporates And leisure Travellers. Centrally located in downtown Wanganui the hotel is perfectly located within easy walking distance of most of the cities attractions 








Main services


Our dedicated staff are always available to satisfy any of your requests and help make your visit to Wanganui a memorable one.


The Grand Hotel offers off street parking spaces and has a large lockable garage for those who are traveling on motor bikes.


The Hotel offers complementary wi-fi in all our rooms

The Grand Irish Bar and our Familiy Cafe 

The Grand Hotel has all your dining options covered with our Family Café and Bar which serves a fine range of kiwi cuisine and is open for breakfast from 7am and lunch and dinner from 11am till late.

If you are looking for something a little more casual then The Grand Irish Pub our authentic Irish bar Open  from 11am till late with 9 Gaming machines and two pool tables is a perfect atmosphere for a social drink or dinner with friends.


Selection of Cereals, Fruit Salad , Yogurt Filtered coffee or tea and Toast   A full cooked menu is available for purchase from $10 - $18

Why we are different

The Grand Hotel offers the perfect mix of Old World Charm and modern facilities at economical prices