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    Wellesley Boutique Hotel

    2-8 Maginnity Street | Central Business District, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 8 April 2016

    This is a heritage hotel located in central Wellington. We found parking on the street right in front of the hotel. Turned out it was much cheaper to feed the meters than to use a parking garage. The hotel has been lovingly fixed up and...More

    Thank David U
    Response from KathleenWBH, Guest Relations Manager at Wellesley Boutique HotelResponded 6 May 2016

    Thank you for your encouraging review. We appreciate your comments and hopefully we can welcome you back in the future for a longer stay. We have been gradually upgrading and renovating the building inside within the constraints of the Heritage criteria. As you can imagine,...More

    Reviewed 22 March 2016

    We stayed one night MID-WEEK after a crazy idea to fly down to Wellington, spend a day and night, then journey home via the Northern Explorer. I travelled with a visiting friend from Wales, so we were two ladies requiring a twin room (note, they...More

    2  Thank bugsy2016
    Response from KathleenWBH, Guest Relations Manager at Wellesley Boutique HotelResponded 6 May 2016

    Thank you very much for your comprehensive and encouraging review of our Heritage Hotel. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. We are very pleased with the results of our renovations and maintenance programme to...More

    Reviewed 5 March 2016

    This stop over turned out to be the most bizarre place we have ever stopped in, thank goodness it was only for one night. The story.... it was a Saturday night on a NZ National holiday weekend, one would have thought the place would have...More

    5  Thank Anne R
    Response from KathleenWBH, Guest Relations Manager at Wellesley Boutique HotelResponded 20 March 2016

    We find your review rather bewildering. The weekend holiday you mention was Waitangi weekend not a Bank holiday. Wellington hotels were completely booked out so accommodation was at a premium. We are in a very quiet part of the city which suits the majority of...More

    Reviewed 1 March 2016

    We had booked into the Wellesley for 2 nights while staying in Wellington. This hotel is old and shabby and the staff were unhelpful and on the verge of being rude. We had a misunderstanding about the lack of parking facilities as soon as we...More

    7  Thank SJHDSH
    Response from KathleenWBH, Guest Relations Manager at Wellesley Boutique HotelResponded 4 March 2016

    We are sorry you did not enjoy your stay with us. Yes the Hotel is old (almost 100 years in fact). We work very hard to keep it up to a good standard. We are gradually upgrading the building within the constraints of Heritage NZ....More

    Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

    Warm welcome by very nice young lady who took us to our room with the scenic old Otis lift. We had two different rooms during our 3 nights stay due to a supplementary night we took. Both rooms were nice old British style with wooden...More

    Thank Christiane W
    Response from KathleenWBH, Guest Relations Manager at Wellesley Boutique HotelResponded 4 March 2016

    Thank you for taking the time to review our Hotel. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and trust you enjoyed visiting Wellington. We are proud of our Hotel and our staff and do our best to look after our guests. We are...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$106 - US$183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #17 Business Hotel in Wellington
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 13
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    Fuk Ka T
    10 October 2016|
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    HI There, sorry for the delay in replying I did not see the question until now. For check outs outside of the reception hours just leave your keys at the reception desk and the receptionist will process your check out when... More
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    "Was on 2nd floor, only saw our room and we only used it to shower and sleep"
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    "Only view is of the middle of the spare space. Gross as there are used cigarettes on the ledge."
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