College House is a hostel situated in the heart of Whanganui and specialized on short term stays as well as long term stays. Our place is an ideal spot for easy access to all major local attractions, including walking trails, as well as the town centre, supermarkets, the iSite, and local travel hubs.
We offer a friendly, homely environment with comfortable social areas, a spacious kitchen, and a beautiful sunny garden. Enjoy our social recreation area with books, piano and games. College House offers quality accommodation in a traditional heritage building for the budget-conscious traveller.


We offer well priced, but quality accommodation for the budget-oriented traveller, as well as for groups. We are a family-run, friendly environment. Some of the perks include:

Central location

Major attractions and supermarkets are close by.

Friendly deer

Friendly deer, Bella, who loves carrots and people


Continental breakfast with cereals, toast and a variety of spreads can be arranged for groups (small fee)

Large kitchen

A large kitchen with all facilities required for great cooking.


Transport to or from the airport or the bus stop by arrangement for a small fee.

Free WiFi

Free WIFI covering all areas in 42B college house.

Attractive group

Attractive group deals are available, don’t hesitate to contact us.

Garden area

Native plants and BBQ facilities, inviting you to dine outside.

Free off-street parking

Free off-street parking.

Laundry facilities

Laundry facilities for a small fee.

Work time

Check-in 1 pm – 8:00 pm,, Checkout 10 am





Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please check the conditions of your required room.

Children and extra beds in Private rooms

All children are welcome.
All children under 6 years stay free of charge for extra beds.
Older children or adults are charged NZD 27 per night for extra beds.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.


Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.

Cards accepted at this property

42b College House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.