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Wellington City Cottages

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MAnchester
Reviewed 11 April 2014

We decided to stay at City Cottages based on tripadvisor reviews. We were not disappointed! Very clean, modern and stylish self-catering accommodation with the added bonus of a free parking space, a rarity in Wellington! Being located just off the top of Cuba Street was ideal, leaving us with a choice of numerous restaurants within a few minutes walking distance....

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

Thank you for your great review! Sorry about the road works behind the cottages. They were part of the project to build the new memorial park in time for the WWI commemorations. They were really annoying but are now finished.

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 March 2014

We would definitely recommend this cottage. It was in a great location and everything, shops, restaurants and art house movie theatre was on our door step. Lovely and clean with good amenities, we much preferred staying here in a cute cottage than a soulless hotel. Hope to be back.

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Arizona
Reviewed 20 March 2014 via mobile

These cottages have been carefully restored with quality and class. Spacious, comfortable, clean. Well located, perfectly met our needs. Booking is done entirely online. Instead of a key you get a code for the door, which works just fine. Recommended.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 March 2014

The location is fantastic, a little cauldersac off the top of Cuba Street lined with refurbished colonial style cottages. A very picturesque oasis in the city. The accomodation was very spacious and comfortable with good facilities. The only issue we had was with the washing machine which had an interminably long cycle and was difficuly to figure out. In any...

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

Thank you for your review. An oasis in the city is a great description. Sorry you found the washer-dryer to be slow. It does take a few hours to do a full hot wash and to fully dry your clothes. We recommend you put it on, forget it and go out for dinner! All the work will be done by...

Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 18 February 2014

What a great place! The cottages are located just off Cuba street, which is where you want to stay when visiting Wellington. Although in the city centre, the place is very quiet. The cottages are so nice, with everything you need. That includes a small kitchen, that even has a dishwasher. There is also a washer-dryer, which was super-convenient in...

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

Thank you very much for your generous review. Yes, we recommend booking early. Also if you book direct through our website you will get the best rate!

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2014

Great spot especially as we were late off the ferry and could park right outside the property. The owner had sent us the door code to get in, it all went very smoothly. The cottage/room is a great size and the bed was very comfortable. The added extra of a washing machine was great. All in all we have already...

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

Thank you very much for your review. We loom forward to hosting your friends soon - we love great referrals.

Yarm, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2014

We stayed at 5 and our friends at 7 for a week. Two fantastic properties and ideal for two couples. Excellently maintained and located at the top of Cuba St with great restaurants and coffee houses nearby. Could not fault anything and would recommend to anyone visiting Wellington.

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

Hi Steve. Thank you so much for your lovely review. I am sorry about the lack of closet space. It seems they didn't have much need for lots of storage in the 1880's! There is a full set of drawers in each cottage, but only three hooks with hangers for coats etc. However, for future guests reading this review, we...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 26 January 2014

The City Cottage offered one of the most comfortable stays that we had had for our recent trip to both the N and S Islands of NZ. Not only did City Cottage offer the comfort of a home, it is ideally located close to some very nice restaurants, lovely boutiques and the national museum. The offer of free WiFi, dish...

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

Wow! What a great review! Thank you. We don't aim to be the best in New Zealand - just to want offer a good nights sleep and the amenities of a kitchen, laundry, wifi and parking at a reasonable price. But thanks for the compliment. Kind regards, Jeff

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 21 January 2014

A hidden gem! Spotlessly Clean throughout, with good facilities-kitchen(well set up), washing machine/dryer. Bed excellent, bathroom very good. Excellent location.Parking spot worth a mint.The biscuits and breakfast provisions were excellent. A myriad of fantastic eateries right on tap ranging from excellent fish and chips at Wellington Seafood Supplies, to cafes such as Fidel's and a huge range of restaurants from...

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

Hi Terry - Thank you for your glowing review. There are indeed lots of great eating spots within a couple minutes walk and it is great that you slept so well. Just to be clear for future guests, we no longer offer the optional breakfast basket (there are so many breakfast options close), but there are still cookies, fresh coffee,...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 30 December 2013

Stayed here during our 2 days stay in Wellington on 14-16 December 2013. Very clean and tidy. Great and unique cottage accommodation with full facilities. kitchen, washing machine/dryer. Located near the happening Cuba street and has its own parking space. Within walking distance to city centre and a lot of restaurants and cafes. Highly recommended.

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We really appreciate your comments.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • 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: $180 - $275 (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.”
 of 5 bubbles Aannej, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The window rattled with the wind but with a bit of folded tissue paper, it was soon rectified! ”
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