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City Cottages

4.0 of 5 5 - 7 Tonks Grove | Cuba Quarter, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had just a short stop in Wellington before catching the ferry to Picton, but City Cottage really met all expectations! Nicely furnished, large space livingroom/bedroom and had all you avsked for. Very good location - right by hip Cuba Street with all its bars, restaurants and cafés. Would surely book it again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

City Cottages offer an apartment type setting in a trendy area of Wellington. We found the location to be great for our exploration of the city. The cottage offers not only a kitchen but washer/dyrer in the room which was most convenient. The keyless entry with no staff person worked great. We liked the courtyard and traditional architecture. it was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn't ask for more in terms of the way the cottages are appointed but we struck a noisy night with gales rattling the windows, sirens, and even exploding fireworks nearby in the middle of the night! Shame but the price to pay for handy in the city location

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CityCottages, Owner at City Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments about the cottages. I am sorry that you struck a noisy night. Luckily fireworks are only available for sale a few days each November and we dont usually have strong gales. Many guests have commented on how quiet the cottages are - hopefully you will experience this during your next stay. More 

Shepton Mallet
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect for a trip to Wellington. Situated at the top of Cuba Street with free parking. Despite being so central situated in a quiet close off the Main Street. Finished to a very high standard. Would thoroughly recommend and will definitely try and stay again when next in Wellington

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CityCottages, Owner at City Cottages, responded to this review

I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay and that you will be coming back. The cottages are in a great - and getting better - part of Wellington. They are amazingly quiet (usually), especially when they are close to so many daytime and nighttime activities. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

After many visits trying to find the right balance of cost/value/convenience City Cottages pretty much fills the bill. The one niggle is no wardrobe (but a chest of drawers). Best of all big fluffy towels enough to actually dry a whole human body after the shower. Amazing the basics that even so called luxury accommodation overlook. Difficult to book because... More 

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CityCottages, Owner at City Cottages, responded to this review

Glad you finally found us and thanks for a great review. We travel regularly and try to make sure that the small things - which really matter - are included in our cottages. Regarding the lack of a wardrobe, we provide the three hooks with coathangers plus two luggage racks for short stays. For longer stays we convert the linen... More 

Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Right in the heart of Wellington and so convenient having parking right outside. Within walking distance of cafes, shops and waterfront. Amazingly quiet and secluded for its location. We stayed with a family of two adults and two children on sofa bed. Will definately return.

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CityCottages, Owner at City Cottages, responded to this review

Thrilled you had a great stay. Parking in the city is essential - so unlike most hotels we dont charge extra Most guests dont use there car while in wellington as you can walk most places from the Cottages (unless visiting Peter Jackson's Weta Workshop - although that can be reached by local bus). More 

Hawke's Bay Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Cool little cottage with everything you need & a car park right in the city for no extra charge! Lot's of great resturants, cafes and shopping right on your door step. Will be booking again for sure and have already recommended to others.

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CityCottages, Owner at City Cottages, responded to this review

Looking forward to your return visit - there are still hundreds of cafes that you haven't visited in the Cafe Capital! More 

Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We were in Wellington for WOW and these quaint, historic cottages were the perfect location - right in the heart of the city and within walking distance of so many restaurants, cafes, shops and the city's entertainment areas. Each cottage is extremely comfortable and spacious for a couple. We will stay here again next time we are in Wellington.

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CityCottages, Owner at City Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks for your WOW review! We look forward to your next visit - but book early as we are always fully booked for event times such as the World of Wearable Arts More 

Havelock North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Another great stay as always. Warm and clean - so convenient and having parking is a big draw card as we are in and out often. With kids flatting in Wellington it is a great place to gather before heading out for the evening - plenty of room. We have stayed numerous times already and will be back again for... More 

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CityCottages, Owner at City Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks again Fiona for staying. You are now our most frequent visitor! We look forward to seeing you and your family again soon. More 

Palmerston North, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Myself and two friends stayed at the city cottages at the top of Cuba for Friday and Saturday night over Beervana weekend. The location was fantastic, with cafes, boutique shopping, bars, a dairy, even a vinyl record store close by. It was just a short walk from the night-life in Courtney Place, but surprisingly quiet and tranquil, with the off-street... More 

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CityCottages, Owner at City Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and recommending City Cottages. Good to hear that you survived Beervana weekend - it is a crazy weekend so great to hear that you found peace and tranquility at the cottages. More 

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Address: 5 - 7 Tonks Grove | Cuba Quarter, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — City Cottages 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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