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Address: The Esplanade | Petone, Wellington 6008, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 0(4) 802 4860

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Nice area

Nice to chill out and relax talk to the locals and visit local cafes ..................... No complaints

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 6, 2015
Robert L
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

When Petone had its own council, the beach and its surrounds were maintained in excellent order, but since the Hutt City Council assumed responsibility, the beach and promenade always looks neglected and has an uncared for look!!

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Wellington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

The Flying Bean Coffee Cart on the Petone Foreshore is one place to stop for a great coffee, just parked on the side of the road right by the beach. With a coffee that is made just the way you want it, I like mine extra hot and all the people that work there do just that. Great coffee and... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Nice to chill out and relax talk to the locals and visit local cafes ..................... No complaints

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We stayed overnight before catching the Interislander Ferry. Easy walk to Petone shops and would have been a lovely walk along the foreshore but the wind was cold. The room was clean and bed comfy, very good WIFI, but if you are not used to traffic noise don't stay on the Esplanade...trucks until 2am then we were woken at 5am... More 

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New Zealand
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
70 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Enjoy the Capital city from this lovely foreshore...see the buildings afar and the ferry boats crossing the cook straight. The waves this time were of a good size and you can feel the pounding sea hit against the rocks. on a good day you can pick sea shells and just enjoy the smell of the sea breeze...Its long and the... More 

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London
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212 reviews 212 reviews
50 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

It's a nice place to go for a walk when you've had enough of the main strip in Petone. The beach is mainly driftwood and shale but the views back towards Welly and the hills are pretty nice. Can feel a little windswept but still worth a ramble.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Like being close to the shops yet a sense of being away from rush.. Not a great place in the middle of winter as southerly winds very cold

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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We stayed at this motel for 1 night, payed $135 cash upfront for a studio with queen bed and single bed. Woke up the next morning with big red bites over my entire body, and on inspection of the queen bed I slept in found hundreds of little brown bugs in the bed. Inspected single bed which had not been... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

a quick 10 minute train trip to lots of cafes, shops and the best shoe outlet store ever. What an unexpected surprise.

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Waipukurau
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80 reviews 80 reviews
25 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

quiet and very picturesque even on a not so nice day. You are able to see right out into the harbour. The walk is longish .Downside is the amount of dog dirt...stepped in some.

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