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Richmond Guest House

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 November 2012

Courtney Place only 15 mins walk away from here. On the edge of city life. Accommodation is excellent. Room was clean. Good place to meet other travellers, as can mix with other guests in dining room. Supermarket 15 mins walk away. No. 2 bus to town, 5 mins walk. Bus to Mirimar 10 mins walk from here. Airport bus (no...

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Trondheim
Reviewed 3 November 2012

We just traveled onward after a two night stay at Richmond Guest House.We had room 4 which was a small, clean room with a double bed, large mirror( that my girlfriend loved for make up) and en suite bathroom. I think it was a good budget B&B, we paid only 85 NZD per night which included free internet (2x 100...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2012

This B & B is in an old building run by John, who is an older chap. The place is done to his taste - maybe a bit old fashioned for some. I'd say it was homely. We paid $85 a night including breakfast in a double en-suite room. The room was spacious, a heater and hairdryer was provided. The...

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Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 October 2012

I just started my holiday in Wellington, and was really happy I chose the Richmond Guest House as an accommodation.The location is very good - in just 10 minutes walk you are in the city centre - and quiet though. I enjoyed the free wifi, breakfast and friendly roomservice, for under a hundred dollars such a good value! John, the...

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Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 October 2012

The only good thing about this motel is the location. The facilities are run down, smelly and antiquated. The bed I was I tipped me out so I had to sleep across the bed, Internet dodgy at best. The owner is a rude ignorant man who has no idea how to treat his paying clientelle. He obviously agreed as he...

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Nieuwegein, Utrecht, Netherlands
Reviewed 21 September 2012

Most importantly, I was able to sleep very well (being a tall guy), in a nice though somewhat basic room, without TV. John was very kind and helpful and the free wireless was also great. It looks indeed a bit run-down, but rooms are clean and OK and great hospitality is far more important. Great value for money and a...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2012

John is a lovely fellow. Some of the people who wrote some of the earlier reviews are clearly oversensitive and immature and should be ashamed of themselves. I did not have a basement room, and so cannot comment on reviews in respect of these. But my ground level room was very satisfactory. If I ever need to stay in Wellington...

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Vancouver, BC
Reviewed 10 September 2012

The Richmond Guest House is fairly basic, but if you choose it for its location and price, you won’t be disappointed. Although the exterior is a bit run down in spots, the rooms are freshly painted and clean, and furnished with comfortable beds and ample storage, in drawers and a wardrobe. Don’t expect chairs, heated towel rails, or a TV...

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Reviewed 26 August 2012

I had the pleasure of visiting New Zealand over the past two weeks. We searched for hotels for months before deciding on the Richmond Guest House. The bed and breakfast is conveniently located near the heart of Wellington, and we were able to walk almost anywhere we wanted to go within the city. John, our host, is someone that is...

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Feilding, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 August 2012

Extremely clean and comfortable B & B, my room and in fact the whole place was spotless.John was a great welcoming host. Good facilities to cook your own meals in the evening. I was studying at Massey so it was really convenient but it was also only 20 minutes walk from the main shopping area. Easy to park- right outside!...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Richmond Guest House is a lovely 19th century eleven room villa less than 1 km from Courtenay Place and Wellington City Business District (CBD). The Richmond has recently been refurbished and has all its' original features including beautiful ornate plaster ceilings and cornices throughout. Restored to it's former grandeur, we have eleven freshly renovated rooms, single, double, twin and triple all of which have there own bathrooms plus hairdryers, radio alarms and newspapers delivered to rooms daily. Free, varied, continental breakfast is included with all rooms. There is a communal kitchen where guests can prepare their own meals with a connecting dining room where complimentary tea, coffee and hot chocolate is always available. Plus we have a computer set up in the dining room for free internet use and there is free WiFi throughout the building as well. We also have a TV lounge where you can relax, and free laundry use is available. If you have a car, you can easily park for free in the street in front of the guest house (we will provide you a resident card). We are a 100% non-smoking property (and we don't encourage smokers !) and not suitable for children. Check in time is from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. The bus number 2 stops up the street, and we are on the shuttle bus route and within a 10 minute drive to the Airport, Rail, and Inter-island Ferry (Approximately $25 for two from airport and ferry). To quote your host John Cairns, "We don't claim to be the Hilton, but if you are traveling to Wellington for business or pleasure, for one night or ten, we offer clean, well located and comfortable accommodation at an affordable price." So next time you are in Wellington pay us a visit - Your Home Away From Home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Richmond Guest House

Address: 116 Brougham Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range: $76 - $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Richmond Guest House 2.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“I dont think that choice is an option here”
Peter0620, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Stay out of the basement”
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“Rooms towards the back of the building are closer to the kitchen/dining room so may be woken up early-ish although we didn't mind.”
620venusv, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“rooms away from room are quiter”
, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I did not choose the room, but i was totally surprised by the room I got. Feels like I am at home.”
Deicidal, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
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