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Southern Cross Serviced Apartments

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed 29 January 2016

First time at this location, two streets from the action of Cuba St , close to Uni and only 12 mins from the airport. Comfortable clean rooms with reasonable but industrial views over Wellington city to the water.Only Queen bed but also a single for those restless sleepers.Good quality beds.No reception after business hours but easy to gain access with...

Thank MRGuiliani
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Southern Cross Apartments provided good accomodation close to Wellington city centre. The location was just off the top of Cuba Street and was very close to its many and varied eating places -although the cooking facilities in the rooms we had for our family were also sufficient. Our room was a bit noisy due to the early morning construction going...

Thank ian2deep
Reviewed 22 December 2015

Unit not clean - had to ask receptionist to clean blinds as they were filthy. NO car parking - seriously! Had to park on the street and pay city parking rates. Busy streets so had to park next block up and carry bags back and forth. Kitchen extremely tiny and old and not up to scratch. Unit very small. Located...

2Thank Jason F
Reviewed 15 December 2015

We stayed in this apartment during a very busy weekend in Wellington. The location is good, close to all that is wonderful about Cuba Street, and the service was great. The apartment was clean and just large enough, but the noise from the restaurant/bar below was a problem until well after midnight.

Thank karensb09
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

I've stayed at these apartments a few times on various occasions and will continue to come back mainly because of the prime location and wheelchair access also good value for money and very clean. There is free wifi and the heater provided keeps the room nice and toasty. The downsides are that it's right above a bar which can get...

Thank Alicia K
Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

Pros: very convenient, functional apartments. Clean, well maintained. Cons: Terrible and stingy wifi (you get given one week's access, even if you're staying for a month. So slow it won't load Web pages in the evening). Rooms are either boiling hot or cold - no heating or air con, people leave their room doors open even in autumn to try...

2Thank Traveleewan
Sydney (formerly Redditch, UK)
Reviewed 28 February 2015

We stopped at the Southern Cross apartments while in Wellington for the New Zealand v England Cricket Wold Cup game in February 2015. That's right, the one where England got destroyed!!! Anyway, we found the apartment to be more than adequate for the 3 of us, the beds were fine, the room clean, bathroom ok, tv fine and the wifi...

1Thank whiteensign
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 September 2014

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights . Our room was compact but ideal for us. The complex is situated close to the top of Cuba Mall and has a great restaurant next door with very yummy stone grill. I was warned that some rooms were quite noisy especially if they were near the bar or restaurant, because...

Thank Melissa M
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 18 June 2014

We arrived late, and the staff was great, left a key inside the locker outside, we just used the code on smartphone and got it. The room (2-bedroom accommodation) was very clean & nice , but one thing that disappointed us was that we had to pay to get wi-fi. The location was great.

Thank RubyEmeraldSapphire
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 May 2014

the rooms were very small, cold, not enough blankets on the beds, uncomfortable mattress, a very tiny shower. this would be considered a low quality apartment. This should be cheaper for what it offers.

2Thank Chris P

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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the southern fringe (Cuba Quarter) of the central city. Easy walking distance to the CBD, Courtenay Place, Te Papa, Lambton Quay and the waterfront (all within 2km). Studio, Twin studios or 2 bedroom apartments all apartments self-contained with kitchenette, ensuite, Sky TV, local phone, WiFi internet (fees apply) and security card access. Adjacent to restaurant and bar with plenty of cafes to choose from. Weekly rates available. All major credit cards accepted and EFTPOS. Came and enjoy all of the sites Wellington has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Southern Cross Serviced Apartments

Address: Southern Cross Apartments 35 Abel Smith Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range: $103 - $156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Southern Cross Serviced Apartments 3*
Number of rooms: 110
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“The side facing Cuba Street is loud and smoke-filled from restaurants and balcony smoking. The other side is moldy from the bay.”
  • This is the worn carpet leading to the bathroom
  • Kitchen filters are usually white if theyr'e changed. Ours was absolutely greasy, smelly.
  • This is the ONLY baking pan provided. Yes, that's grease and rust!
  • All linoleum and rug corners were caked with filth, as well as the outside of the fridge.
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  • Worn, smelly carpet throughout
  • black mold around the drain - easily cleaned with bleech if they bothered
SFTheaterDistrict, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Good view facing museum”
Judith777, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“North facing gets all day sun & popular resaurant/bar below”
Bombaydevil, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Our room (on the 5th floor) faced Cuba St. but the 'party noise' (usually on Fridays only) did not bother us.”
lmrey, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“stay on the side away from the main street if possible”
PUKEROOSTER, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
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