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The Rutland Arms Inn and Restaurant Complex, located in the heart of Wanganui, is a unique heritage accommodation experience for national and international travellers.

Where To Find Us

52 Ridgway St Wanganui
64 6 347 7677



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About Us

  • Welcome

    Welcome to the historic Rutland Arms Inn, the hotel with heart, in the centre of Wanganui city. We offer relaxed and friendly dining in our restaurant below and sophisticated and quiet accommodation above.  Viewing is essential as you will not believe the elegance that awaits you upstairs.  We pride ourselves on being family-friendly and if you need something, please just ask.

    The Rutland, known for its great food, friendly and welcoming staff, and luxurious accommodation upstairs, makes it a destination of choice for both travellers and locals.
    The Rutland Arms Inn offers a friendly convivial atmosphere in Victorian surroundings not to be missed on your visit to the River City. The Cafe/Bar and Restaurant are open from 7am until late serving a range of food from cafe style to A La Carte in old English style surrounds where you can feel free to study the walls and browse the history of the Rutland Arms and the Wanganui District. A little bit of Olde England..... in the heart of Wanganui.

    Accommodation and Dining
    The Rutland Arms Inn offers spacious, quiet and luxurious accommodation upstairs from the restaurant. The pervading atmosphere is elegant and offers visitors a unique opportunity to stay in a historic hotel in the heart of Wanganui's shopping, dining and entertainment centre.

    The hotel's restaurant closes around 10.30pm each night, and there are no bands or live music that would affect the quiet visitor's expect during their stay. The atmosphere of the Rutland is more like a restaurant or cafe than a hotel in the heart of Wanganui.

    The Rutland offers 8 luxurious suites, furnished with a mixture of period and contemporary furnishings, complemented by the best of modern technology.
    All suites have the following:

    • Queen size Posturepedic bed (two of our suites have an additional single bed)

    • 26" LCD television

    • Tea and coffee making facilities

    • Iron/ironing board

    • Mini bar and fridge

    • Hairdryer

    • Individual room heating

    • Guest robes

    • Writing desk

    • Spa bath (available in four of our suites)

    • Cots and high chairs are available

    Guest Services
    We are also pleased to offer guests the following services:

    • Complimentary continental breakfast from 7.00am in our restaurant

    • Full room service from our restaurant between 7.00am and 9.00pm

    • Late checkout at 12 noon on request (normal checkout time is 10.00am)

    • Zenbu Wi-Fi broadband internet connectivity

    • Sky Digital TV (including Movie Channel)

    • Same day laundry and dry-cleaning service

    • Off street car parking

    • Free local calls to landlines

    • Complimentary daily newspaper (Wanganui Chronicle)

    • A comfortable guest lounge with large flat-screen TV for meeting with friends or family also staying in the hotel

    Today, the Rutland remains an iconic building in the heart of Wanganui, lending history and elegance to one of the town’s most prominent street corners.  Known in its early days as “the finest hotel between Wellington and New Plymouth” and a place where “professionals dallied, did business, and generally enjoyed themselves”, the Rutland once again caters for elegant guest accommodation and makes for a very enjoyable stay.

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