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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 January 2012

We made a booking by phone well in advance, confirmed by phone a week before, but on arrival, the gates were locked, and there was no reply to phone calls. Maybe some emergency had occurred. If so, you would think they would make contact - but no - not a squeak. My wife, having planned this trip carefully in advance,...

6Thank Dave&Barbie
Whanganui, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 March 2011

Enjoyed the hospitality was very welcoming, Romantic veiws of the river with a glass of wine you feel right at home, plenty of history and wonderful things to experiance thankyou for the wonderful stay

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Reviewed 6 February 2011

Beautiful, elegant is the best way to describe this bed and breakfast , Whanganui's hidden little gem , has a feeling of home as soon as you set foot in the door. Natasha your host is a lovely lady, she will share with you the history of her many pieces of art and antiques that full La Bella. The rooms...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Magnificent historical 19th-century mansion overlooking the Whanganui river. River views from every window and three verandas. Wander through our beautiful gardens, soaking up the river views with a glass of wine. Lavishly furnished with stunning antiques, paintings and artifacts from all over the world. Just a 5 minute stroll to historic steam riverboat, restaurants, cafes, museum, art gallery, Saturday market and CBD. ... more   less 

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Address: 7 Somme Parade | Central City, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Whanganui
Number of rooms: 5
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