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Bay Plaza Hotel

40 Oriental Parade | PO Box 9470, Wellington 6141, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a mother daughter weekend in Wellington just recently and loved the location of the Bay Plaza. We were able to walk everywhere as it was so very central. The room was very clean and had a fantastic view of the waterfront and Te Papa. Even though we were in central Wellington, the double glazing on the windows keeps... More 

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Timaru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Room a little dated but warm, clean ,quiet although directly above the busy street and had all the amenities we required. Bar service friendly, breakfast excellent:quality, quantity and service. Front reception staff helpful and friendly. Airport taxi service recommended by hotel was prompt.

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Bay Plaza H, General Manager at Bay Plaza Hotel, responded to this review

Good afternoon Lucy Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your wonderful feedback. We appreciate your kind words regarding your recent stay; in particular your guest room with beautiful harbour view and dining experience. We have a great team at the Bay Plaza Hotel, and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Bay Plaza Hotel... More 

Upper Hutt, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just had a really lovely time in the restaurant. Wanted to experience 'Wellington on a plate' and it was excellent. We had a table with a nice view. The service was prompt and excellent and we all really enjoyed the meals. Was above my expectations.We especially enjoyed the extensive range of teas post meals. Would definitely return.

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Bay Plaza H, General Manager at Bay Plaza Hotel, responded to this review

Good morning, It was a pleasure to read your review about your dining experience. "Visa Wellington on a Plate" is a great opportunity to show case our restaurant to the local Wellington community, we very fortunate to have great team in the kitchen who take pride in all their menu. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Bay... More 

Bendigo, Australia
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35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great value and excellent service with attention to detail, this affordable property could not be rated 5star however those who place emphasis on star rating should step outside the circle and look at affordable comfort and service and that is what you can expect from this great hotel, from the pleasant checkin to the great cooked breakfast which travels back... More 

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Bay Plaza H, General Manager at Bay Plaza Hotel, responded to this review

Good morning Trina, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your lovely review and feedback. The Team and I are delighted to hear you enjoyed your overall stay; in particular our central location and the level of service provided. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Bay Plaza Hotel Wellington for another stay when you... More 

Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Comfortable stay with lovely view of the city from our room. Warm room. We enjoyed our stay, breakfast was good but a little pricey. I would go back even though it's nothing flash, a little dated but we weren't too bothered, I would recommend it for its location. It's very close to the Te Papa museum which is the best... More 

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Bay Plaza H, General Manager at Bay Plaza Hotel, responded to this review

Good afternoon Angela, Great to see you enjoyed our central city location, we are fortunate to have great views and have easy access to all the main to tourist attractions. Te Papa Museum is a great icon for Wellington and we are privileged to be so close to it. I trust that the you have enjoyed your remaining visit to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We booked this via AirNZ Airpoints and we weren't disappointed. Good service, very comfortable rooms/bed, good view and excellent location. We stayed a couple of nights and we had a great time. Visit the guy at the bar for a night cap! The bed was huge and very comfortable, we had excellent sleeps both nights. The curtains are thick so... More 

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Bay Plaza H, General Manager at Bay Plaza Hotel, responded to this review

Good morning, Thank you for the 5/5 star review! We're very happy to hear you enjoyed you stay, at the our affordable, central city hotel. Great to hear you appreciated the quality of the bedroom curtains, they have black and sound proofing which is great for the central city location. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Bay... More 

Hastings, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

On arrival i was welcomed by a staff member telling me that i should have booked directly with the Hotel rather than through "Wotif" as it may have been cheaper also was more interested in selling me a paper than letting me know about internet access. Not the first time i had stayed here, and not the first time the... More 

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Bay Plaza H, General Manager at Bay Plaza Hotel, responded to this review

Good morning Philip, Please accept my sincere apologies for the shortcomings you encountered during your stay, with regard to your room service. All rooms have fridges with UHT milk in them, and we offer the extra service of fresh milk on request to be delivered to the room in a small crockery jug, so I not sure why service did... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Stayed 4 nights here and even though the rooms were a but dated they were very warm after cold days out in the city. Just what we wanted. The bathroom was cold and old style but hey..it's just a bathroom.. It was fine. The only issue we had was the room fridge.. It was very noisy when we were trying... More 

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Bay Plaza H, General Manager at Bay Plaza Hotel, responded to this review

Good morning, Great to see you enjoyed your short break to the "Coolest Capital in World", and appreciated our central city location. At the Bay Plaza Hotel we have a great team and we are always looking to improve our service standards, please advise via email which room you were staying in, so we can fix the fridge problem. We... More 

Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We were in Wellington for one night only and found this hotel close and in walking distance to Te Papa and Cuba Street to which we wanted to visit. The hotel is dated but with friendly staff, a clean room and very warm. The room has a safe, ironing board, tea & coffee facilities and great views from room 802.... More 

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Bay Plaza H, General Manager at Bay Plaza Hotel, responded to this review

Good afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to post your comments regarding you stays with us. It's always a pleasure to ensure your stay is relaxed and enjoyable. We are fortunate to have a great central city location, with excellent views and a great team at the Bay Plaza Hotel, who take pride in their service standards. We look... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This hotel was booked for my by the client I was visiting. However I read the reviews on this site prior to going. So my expectation was not that high. However on arrival I was greeted by excellent staff given a high floor harbor view room. The room was well appointed, spotlessly clean and spacious. The restaurant has a good... More 

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Bay Plaza H, General Manager at Bay Plaza Hotel, responded to this review

Good afternoon Tony, Thanks your for your positive feedback, it great to see you enjoyed your stay at our affordable central city hotel - in the "coolest little capital" in the world. We have a great team at the Bay, and it was good to see you enjoyed our new winter menu. We look forward to welcoming you back to... More 

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