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“Great modern central apartment” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of CityLife Wellington

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CityLife Wellington
Ranked #10 of 46 Hotels in Wellington
Certificate of Excellence
Copenhagen, Denmark
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308 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“Great modern central apartment”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2012

We stayed in a 2 bedrooms apartment at CityLife Wellington for two nights (2 couples). The apartment was great, very modern, clean and spacious with pretty much all you need for short or extended stay.
- rooms: clean, spacious, with extra tv, extra toilet (in master bedroom) and very well furnished
- bathroom: clean and with washing machine / dryer
- kitchen/living room: great and practical
- staff: nice and helpful (brought extra blankets)
- location: very central, perfect
- breakfast: N/A
- facilities: N/A but everything is extra
- price: was a bit above our budget and probably the most expensive accommodation during our trip.

Some improvements:
- dryer was not working well and no maintenance staff came to fix it even though I called twice
- parking not included
- internet not included

Would recommend it or go back if I can find a better deal with a lower price (or including breakfast/parking/internet).

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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CityLifeWLGMgr, General Manager at CityLife Wellington, responded to this review, 26 January 2016
Dear LeCacoin,

Our apologies that there was not a response to your review a lot earlier but the team at Citylife hotel thank you that you had taken time out to provide us with valuable feedback which always helps us to improve upon our product and services.

Kind Regards
Hotel Manager
Akash Sood
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2012

We stayed here for 2 weeks upon first arriving in Wellington from Canada. We were with our 2 year old son and were in a 2 bedroom suite. We thought the suite was excellent, very clean and modern. It had a small kitchenette, but it was not very well equipped so you couldn't really do very much in the way of cooking, it also had it's own laundry facilities which was perfect as I hate going home to piles of laundry . The hotel was in a great location and the staff helpful. All in all a pleasant stay.

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank smatthews76
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CityLifeWLGMgr, General Manager at CityLife Wellington, responded to this review, 26 January 2016
Dear Smatthews76,

Our apologies that there was not a response to your review a lot earlier but the team at Citylife hotel thank you that you had taken time out to provide us with valuable feedback which always helps us to improve upon our product and services.

Kind Regards
Hotel Manager
Akash Sood
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Singapore, Singapore
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74 reviews
64 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2012

We booked a 1 bedroom executive room but upon checkin was upgraded to a 2 bedroom Suite.
All i can say is the room was excellant with a spacious lounge and 2 nicely appointed bedrooms.Kitchenette had everything from toaster to microwave.Bathroom was a bit small but had a washer and dryer with detergent provided!!!
Friendly receptionist who took the trouble to explain how to get to the room and how to activate the lights upon entering.
Location was great as it was right in the middle of the shopping area.

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Philip L
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CityLifeWLGMgr, General Manager at CityLife Wellington, responded to this review, 20 January 2016
Dear AsianWorldTraveller,

Our apologies that there was no response to your review a lot earlier but the team at Citylife hotel thank you that you had taken time out to provide us with valuable feedback regarding your stay which always helps us to improve upon our product and services.

Kind Regards
Hotel Manager
Akash Sood
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Whangarei, NZ
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47 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2012 via mobile

We stayed here last weekend for 3 nights during the school holidays in a 2 bedroom apartment (room 103) - 2 adults and 3 young kids (9,7 and 3)

Positives first, Very good central location, comes out onto Lambton Quay, apartment was clean, staff very friendly and helpful.

Negatives, Room furnishings could do with an update. Lounge sofa was cream and stained, and the main squab had a big rip in it. We were on the first floor and the room was noisy with a main bustop outside. Fridge in room was noisy as was the main power board (humming all the time). Also hot water cylinder in the second bedroom creates noise for kids in here. Heating was very basic, a wall mounted fan heater in the lounge, which heated the room very quickly, but the bedrooms especially can get hot and stuffy, given no air movement. Gym area not that great - didn't appear to have any decent ventilation (converted apartment). Car parking for the hotel is fairly restricted, only about 10 car parks outside of the hotel, then you park in the Wilson carpark down the road.

Overall we enjoyed our visit, and probably would stay here again (hopefully there are more modern rooms - maybe we had just lucked out with room choice?), because we haven't seen anything else that accommodates a family of 5 in a fairly central location....maybe need to do more research next time.

Stayed July 2012, travelled with family
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CityLifeWLGMgr, General Manager at CityLife Wellington, responded to this review, 26 January 2016
Dear Guest,

Our apologies that there was not a response to your review a lot earlier but the team at Citylife hotel thank you that you had taken time out to provide us with valuable feedback which always helps us to improve upon our product and services.

Kind Regards
Hotel Manager
Akash Sood
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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48 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2012

The rooms are great, large, clean and well appointed with all you could want.
The service is just ... odd. The staff are all smiles and loveliness but don't actually deliver the goods (like an extra blanket for example).
I would stay again as the location is fabulous and central.

Room Tip: Rooms facing the street can be a little noisy at the weekend but what do you expect at this location...
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  • Stayed July 2012, travelled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank athrawesSwansea
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CityLifeWLGMgr, General Manager at CityLife Wellington, responded to this review, 20 January 2016
Dear Guest,

Our apologies that there was no response to your review a lot earlier but the team at Citylife hotel thank you that you had taken time out to provide us with valuable feedback regarding your stay which always helps us to improve upon our product and services.

Kind Regards,
Hotel Manager
Akash Sood
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Additional Information about CityLife Wellington

Property: CityLife Wellington
Address: 300 Lambton Quay, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Wellington
#5 Romantic Hotel in Wellington
#10 Luxury Hotel in Wellington
#13 Business Hotel in Wellington
Price range (per night): ₹ 7,726 - ₹ 18,332
Hotel Class:4.5 star — CityLife Wellington 4.5*
Number of rooms: 70
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