Tamara Lodge - Backpackers

Elegant Edwardian house providing character accommodation in a superb, central location on the banks of the Whanganui River. Large garden.

Per night
$29 - $64

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The Tamara Backpackers Lodge strives to offer a superior standard within the World Traveller category of accommodation. Enjoy our spacious Edwardian Lodge overlooking the majestic Whanganui River.

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The Lodge has views of Mt Ruapehu and it is just 5 minutes walk to the city. We regard our space as an oasis of relaxation. The large garden is enticing & the hammocks welcoming with lots of other garden furniture so you can find your perfect spot. With decent sized lounge areas inside the house there is plenty of room there too. Piano & guitar are also available.

We provide lots of information on activities & take pride in our service delivery. Heated rooms. Some ensuites. Internet, Free WIFI, BBQ, TV, & Free bikes.


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Physical address

Tamara Lodge - Backpackers, 24 Somme Parade, Wanganui, Whanganui, 4500, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
8am-8pm, 7 days
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

  • BBQ Facility
  • Children Welcome
  • Disabled Access
  • Internet (Public Use)
  • Laundry
  • Luggage Storage
Proximity to airport:
Proximity to coach terminal:
Proximity to town:
5 mins walk
Number of rooms:

Pricing and Conditions

Per night $29.00 - $64.00

Language support

  Written Spoken
French YES YES

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