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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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Shepton Mallet
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
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
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
1 review
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

Boston, MA
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The City Cottages are a great choice for a stay in Wellington. Located right off of Cuba Street, this location essentially puts you in the center of "downtown" Wellington. Very close to the Te Papa Museum, Micheal Fowler Center, and plenty of restaurants right on Cuba Street. We were very happy with the accommodations. We rented both cottages for our... More

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CityCottages, Owner at City Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. I am really pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Sorry we didnt get to meet you - hopefully we will next time. Jeff More

Christchurch, New Zealand
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54 reviews 54 reviews
19 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Fantastic place to stay in Wellington. Very nicely rennovated with quality fittings and very nicely laid out. Very comfy bed, full kitchen with dishwasher and laundry. Carpark is real bonus. Very easy walk to all the cuba street restaurants, and Arthurs is only 20M away where can highly recommend the hot chocolates. No hesitation in recommending these cottages, and suggest... More

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CityCottages, Owner at City Cottages, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay and thnaks for suggesting that folk stay longer. Wellington has lots to do and our cottage rates drop for longer stays. Our website shows the rate when you enter dates onto our availability calendar. More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

These cottages were amazing and catered for everything we required for our weekend stay in Wellington. Perfectly located at the top end of cuba street it was only a 10-15 minute walk to courtney place and the waterfront. I would recommend this to everyone and definitely would stay again. Thank you very much

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CityCottages, Owner at City Cottages, responded to this review

Thnaks for your review. The great thing about our location is that it is only 15 minutes walk from almost anywhere in Wellington - or to the main bus-stops for visits to Peter Jackson's studios or further afield. 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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