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Bay Plaza Hotel

40 Oriental Parade | PO Box 9470, Wellington 6141, New Zealand
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Ranked #34 of 48 Hotels in Wellington
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Clean and comfortable hotel in fantastic location. Gorgeous views. Comfortable bed. Great shower. You get what you pay for - budget prices = budget environment. If a dated and tired look doesn't bother you, then this is an ideal place to stay. It was great for us because we went to Te Papa, more or less just down the road.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

dated interior, small room compare to other hotels with similar prices (Ibis) bathroom retro very cool and clean, could move from a shower curtain to something like a glass door . good water pressure, good range of amenities in the bathrooms, towel could be of a better quality, more fluffy. some negative points was stains a bit everywhere on the... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Bay Plaza is clean, handy and good value. We stayed as it was nice and close to the St James and Courtney Place. Parking and Wifi cost extra, which was unexpected, and on Saturday night, the car park was full, leading to a very tight squeeze to get out. The reception staff were wonderful, highlightt of the stay.

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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 stay with us. At the Bay Plaza Hotel we do offer daily packages (room and unlimited internet usage) and (room and car parking ) available to be booked direct through the hotel’s website or over the telephone, so it is disappointing to read your comment regarding... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you look around you can normally get a good deal on this hotel which makes it excellent value for money. It is also in a great central location and most of the rooms have lovely views. Handy as it is across the road from a supermarket (buy some paper plates lol) . These points make this hotel a great... More 

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

Good afternoon Janine Thank you for your feedback. We take our guest comments very seriously and always strive to provide comfortable and friendly accommodations. We appreciate your nice comment regarding our staff as we have a great team at the Bay Plaza Hotel. We are fortunate to have a great central city location, was stunning views. We have replace all... More 

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

We always stay there because the Hotel is a very short walk to the shopping and to Te Papa where we went to the Peter Jackson Gallipoli display. All the nightlife places are close by with a good selection of restaurants. The hotel has a good restaurant,friendly staff and secure parking.

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

Good afternoon, Thank your feedback, great to see you enjoyed your stay and dining experience at the Bay Plaza Hotel. We are fortunate to have a great team and our chef is planning our new winter menu which begins on Thursday, so you will be able taste this on your next stay. Our central location is a plus for a... More 

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144 reviews 144 reviews
32 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was booked into this hotel, so I had no idea, first time here. What I was curious about, was the decor, furnishings, colour, wear and tear looked like a 1970's era hotel. My room was antiqued typical looking. I was on the 8th floor and the wind whistled and rattled the bathroom window. Everything was functional, tidy, clean and... More 

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

Good afternoon Mykara, Thank you for your feedback. We take our guest comments very seriously and always strive to provide comfortable and friendly accommodations. We appreciate your nice comment regarding our staff as we have a great team at the Bay Plaza Hotel. We are fortunate to have a great central city location, was stunning views. Regards Eileen More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is quite basic but clean with good size rooms and lovely harbour views. With a coupon from the grocery receipt it was only $98 for a night. (You need a coupon for each separate night and there are some exclusions. I guess if the All Blacks were playing at the stadium you wouldn't be able to use the... More 

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

Good afternoon Arlen, 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... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good value - $98 per night with coupon. First time staying at this Wellington hotel - 3.5 star - up to current quake standards - allocated an upper front room (level 8) with views of nearby streets, New World supermarket, Te Papa, city and harbour etc- just great - all we needed - clean room with shower. Can request a... More 

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

Good afternoon Shirley, Thank you for posting such great feedback, we really appreciate the comments you made. I am pleased to see that you enjoyed our affordable central city location. We are fortunate to have a great team at the Bay, and we look forward to welcoming you back for your next stay. Thanks Eileen More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Checked in then checked out straight away. Out dated over priced for what you get. The only nice room is the reception area maybe that's to lure you in. The room was out dated and there was a damp smell. The staff were lovely and understood that I wanted to check out, I think it must happen often.

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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 tell us about your experience. I am sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations, please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. At Bay Plaza Hotel we strive to provide a superior service experience for every customer, therefore your feedback is very important to us. Regards Eileen More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While this is a tired old hotel it is all that you need if you have a busy schedule in wellington. Walkable distance from all the main attractions. The staff were friendly and accommodating. The rooms clean and comfortable. You get what you pay for and this hotel represents great value for money.

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

Good morning Brenette, Thank you for taking the time to post your comments regarding you stay with us. It's always a pleasure to ensure your stay is relaxed and enjoyable. We look forward to welcoming you back to our friendly,centrally located affordable hotel when you next visit the "Coolest Little Capital" Regards Eileen More 

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