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Wellington City Cottages

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Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 October 2014

We were in Wellington for WOW and these quaint, historic cottages were the perfect location - right in the heart of the city and within walking distance of so many restaurants, cafes, shops and the city's entertainment areas. Each cottage is extremely comfortable and spacious for a couple. We will stay here again next time we are in Wellington.

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CityCottages, Owner at Wellington City Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks for your WOW review! We look forward to your next visit - but book early as we are always fully booked for event times such as the World of Wearable Arts

Havelock North, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 October 2014

Another great stay as always. Warm and clean - so convenient and having parking is a big draw card as we are in and out often. With kids flatting in Wellington it is a great place to gather before heading out for the evening - plenty of room. We have stayed numerous times already and will be back again for...

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CityCottages, Owner at Wellington City Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks again Fiona for staying. You are now our most frequent visitor! We look forward to seeing you and your family again soon.

Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 August 2014

Myself and two friends stayed at the city cottages at the top of Cuba for Friday and Saturday night over Beervana weekend. The location was fantastic, with cafes, boutique shopping, bars, a dairy, even a vinyl record store close by. It was just a short walk from the night-life in Courtney Place, but surprisingly quiet and tranquil, with the off-street...

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CityCottages, Owner at Wellington City Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and recommending City Cottages. Good to hear that you survived Beervana weekend - it is a crazy weekend so great to hear that you found peace and tranquility at the cottages.

Boston, MA
Reviewed 18 August 2014

The City Cottages are a great choice for a stay in Wellington. Located right off of Cuba Street, this location essentially puts you in the center of "downtown" Wellington. Very close to the Te Papa Museum, Micheal Fowler Center, and plenty of restaurants right on Cuba Street. We were very happy with the accommodations. We rented both cottages for our...

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CityCottages, Owner at Wellington City Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. I am really pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Sorry we didnt get to meet you - hopefully we will next time. Jeff

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 July 2014

Fantastic place to stay in Wellington. Very nicely rennovated with quality fittings and very nicely laid out. Very comfy bed, full kitchen with dishwasher and laundry. Carpark is real bonus. Very easy walk to all the cuba street restaurants, and Arthurs is only 20M away where can highly recommend the hot chocolates. No hesitation in recommending these cottages, and suggest...

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CityCottages, Owner at Wellington City Cottages, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay and thnaks for suggesting that folk stay longer. Wellington has lots to do and our cottage rates drop for longer stays. Our website shows the rate when you enter dates onto our availability calendar.

Reviewed 25 July 2014

These cottages were amazing and catered for everything we required for our weekend stay in Wellington. Perfectly located at the top end of cuba street it was only a 10-15 minute walk to courtney place and the waterfront. I would recommend this to everyone and definitely would stay again. Thank you very much

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CityCottages, Owner at Wellington City Cottages, responded to this review

Thnaks for your review. The great thing about our location is that it is only 15 minutes walk from almost anywhere in Wellington - or to the main bus-stops for visits to Peter Jackson's studios or further afield.

Reviewed 28 June 2014

when you're hardly ever in it. Cottage was walking distance to all the places we wanted to explore and very reasonably priced. Stayed 2 nights, unfortunately, first night was spoilt by very loud music coming from the restaurant behind until the early hours of the morning. Traffic noise was noticeable but not enough to keep you awake (double glazing could...

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CityCottages, Owner at Wellington City Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed the convenience and self-catering aspect of the cottages. We are also really sorry that you were disturbed by the noise from Arthur's Restaurant. They close at 10pm so I am not sure why there was noise later than that. I will contact the owners, but it would be great if...

Gisborne, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 June 2014 via mobile

Thank you trip advisor! Without your app we would not have found this gem of a place nicely hidden down a Lane/Grove. So central to the eclectic culture of Cuba St. Close to eateries of all types. The noise of the night is to be expected given its locality. Tidy, modern and comfortable. We were in the 2 bedroom cottage...

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CityCottages, Owner at Wellington City Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your very generous review. We have tried really hard to provide the type of accommodation that we appreciate when we travel. It seems we have achieved it for you! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 June 2014

Cottage was very clean and had some well thought out ideas to make it a pleasurable stay - keyless entry, freshly ground coffee, storage area for luggage after you check out, free parking and free wifi are some of the thing that stood out. (WI-Fi should be free in all accommodation IMHO - but rarely is in NZ) Overall a...

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CityCottages, Owner at Wellington City Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, Dan. We know from our travels that it is the little things that make a huge difference, especially free wifi and freshly ground coffee!

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 17 April 2014

We had a lovely stay at the city cottages. Our only regret was that we didn't stay longer. After staying at a range of accommodations across several weeks in New Zealand, this was by far our favorite. It felt, if only for a few days, like a home away from home.

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NZRed, Owner at Wellington City Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon.

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Two heritage cottages built in 1880 and fully renovated 2010. Each cottage sleeps up two 4 guests (total 8) and comes with a carpark and wireless internet. Located in vibrant Cuba Quarter, within a few minutes walk of most Wellington attractions. Combine with nearby City Townhouse and City Bed and Breakfast to sleep a total of 18 people! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wellington City Cottages

Address: 5 - 7 Tonks Grove | Cuba Quarter, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range: ₹ 9,031 - ₹ 13,777 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Wellington City Cottages 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Spare bed/ futon needs a topper pad to be super comfortable. Large cars in small city streets don't mix.”
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“Some of the windows look out on a parking lot, but most look across a pleasant garden at the neighboring bach which looks almost identical.”
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“Comfortable and authentic old building. Heating was good.”
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“The window rattled with the wind but with a bit of folded tissue paper, it was soon rectified! ”
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