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Homestay at Evans Bay

4/378 Evans Bay | Parade, Wellington, New Zealand
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Homestay at Evans Bay
Ranked #19 of 52 Wellington B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Steenwijk, The Netherlands
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

We have got a warm welcome when we arrived. Our hostess was Dutch so we had a lot to talk about. The room was cosy and clean, with everything we needed. A splendid view at the sea. The breakfast was excellent. Our hostess gave us good information about the interesting things we should go to see. We walked to the... More

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Hollywood, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

My wife and I recently spent two weeks driving around the north island of New Zealand, and booked two nights Homestay at Evans Bay based upon internet information. When we arrived as guests during the early part of May, 2013, the home was everthing advertised. A beautiful view and comfortable surroundings. Leisha was a fantastic host. She suggested places for... More

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Son en Breugel, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Being welcomed by Leisha (Liesje) is already special. She gave us immidiately this feel at home feeling and after showing us our room with a nice bay view, we where spoiled with beer and wine nibbles and very nice stories from here and also an other guest. After a good night sleep we were invited for an excellent breakfast and... More

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Amstelveen, The Netherlands
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

We we're welcomed by Liesje with a delicious choice of small snacks and a glass of wine. We had a very nice chat and exchanged some of the stories of our lives. Liesje still speaks Dutch very well and during the two days of our stay we had some good concersations, easily switching between languages. She was most hospitable and... More

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Yorba Linda, CA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2011

Fantastic view of the bay from our bedroom! It's a very nice home in a nice area located in about the middle between the airport and Wellington's city center. Leisha was a gracious and courteous hostess. She loves to talk, and she has an interesting life history, coming with her parents from Holland to settle in New Zealand. Something she... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2011

Being unfamiliar with Wellington at first we were looking for a bed and breakfast close to the ferry. But after making inquiries, Leisha's warmth came through in emails and the deal was done. A beautiful, quiet place with lots of light and fresh air, it is a very easy drive to the downtown action and to the ferry. I watched... More

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Auckland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2010

We knocked at Leisha's door, dishevelled in our shorts and jandals after the ferry crossing from Picton. She greeted us like long lost family and took us up to our lovely, spacious room with a wonderful view over the harbour. Tea, coffee, milo, cute little biscuits, chocolates and mints were provided with beautiful antique (I think) tea cups and saucers.... More

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Moniga del Garda
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2009

Leisha, the owner, is so sweet and nice!She made us feel at home. The views from the room were stunning!The room was big and very comfortable!in the room we found 2 nice kissing puppets, cookies and tea facilities.She was most helpful as we ad a problem with the back cover of our car and she gave us a black sheet... More

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Chester
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2009

Homestay at Evans Bay “Our Special Homestay in New Zealand” Homestay at Evans Bay is a very special place as is your host Leisha Schuitema who has lost no “beauty sleep”. Originally from Holland, with a great sense of humour, Leisha is passionately proud of New Zealand and of the wonderful city of Wellington. My friend Stuart Middleton and I... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2009

I had the misfortune of staying at this property for a total of one night after booking the property for 5 nights. After seeing this accommodation advertised as luxury accommodation and a boutique experience in Wellington I was taken in by the pretty pictures and location of the property. On arrival to the property was immediately asked for cash up... More

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Address: 4/378 Evans Bay | Parade, Wellington, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Wellington
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Ranked #19 of 52 B&Bs / Inns in Wellington

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