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Bay Plaza Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   40 Oriental Parade | PO Box 9470, Wellington 6141, New Zealand
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Ranked #38 of 50 hotels in Wellington
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Bay Plaza is in a great location when visiting Wellington. A short walk to Courtney Place, Te Papa, the marina, restaurants, shops, cinemas ..........they are all a short walk away (2-5 mins). It is clean and comfortable, if a little noisy at night. Facilities are basic but adequate. A good place to stay a night or two without breaking... More

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Te Aroha, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As long as you are aware that this is a three star hotel you stay will be perfect. Located on Oriental parade and within an easy walk to Te Papa, Courtney place and great restaurants this hotel was perfect for our stay. Myself and two boys on an adventure for school holidays. We didn't want to pay a fortune to... More

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

Good morning Jillian Thanks for your feedback, yes we are fortunate to have a fantastic central city location, with everything within walking distance, and the Bay Plaza Hotel is well situated for a short break in Wellington. We have a great team at the Bay Plaza Hotel and we look forward to welcoming you back to Bay Plaza Hotel when... More

Feilding, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is very handy to Courtney Place, an area I REALLY like to visit when in Wellington, and central Wellington itself. The Bay Plaza is showing its age the landings have a musty smell. The room I stayed in was VERY basic, tea/coffee etc was tucked away in the wardrobe. Room was small and the bathroom although functional was... More

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

Good afternoon Alan 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. We are fortunate... More

New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Stayed one night. Check in was quick, staff are friendly and busy. The room was quite adequate Great view. It was warm and well ventilated Bed was comfy. I enjoyed a full breakfast in the morning. Great location within easy walking distance of most central city attractions.parking was easy and accessible.

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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 provide us with your great 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 Bay Plaza Hotel for another memorable stay. Regards Eileen More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The Bay Plaza Hotel in Wellington may not be the international visitor's choice of hotel, but for the occasional weekend visit to Wellington it provides a comfortable room close to theatres, restaurants and Te Papa Museum. Leave the car in the Hotel's car park and enjoy a stroll up town, or in Oriental Parade.The decor may be dated but the... 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 write your review. We are delighted to see that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are fortunate to have a central city location, with great views and a great team. Our restaurant has a great reputation, and it is pleasing to see you enjoyed your dining experience. We look forward... More

wellington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Great location and potential. Reality is that services are extra (all of them) and the place is getting quite smudgy all over. My room was tidy but the grime was creeping at the edges. Front desk was cordial if snide. Just one visit, but I might look elsewhere next time...

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

Good morning, 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 the Bay Plaza Hotel we strive to provide a superior service experience for every customer, therefore your feedback is very important to us.it is certainly not... More

Invercargill, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We were greeted, on arrival by very friendly, helpful and professional staff and the Bay Plaza. We stayed in a basic room on the 3rd. floor. The accommodation was not expensive and was ok for the price paid. Rooms were very dated although clean and tidy. The only problem we experienced was the extreme road noise during the night. The... More

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

Good afternoon Neil Thank you for your feedback with regards to your recent stay and we very much appreciate the comments you made about the reception staff. Customer service is a major focus of the hotel, and it is pleasing to read your comments about the staff members, we have a great team at the Bay Plaza Hotel. We are... More

Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

The TV is old crt type with the edges of the programme missing, Off and on button on the remote does not work extremely annoying when laying in bed and you want to turn off the TV. Fridge extremely noisy clunking and whirring all night, Room furniture very old and worn, Easy access to only two plug sockets frustrating when... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

On arrival, reception staff were very helpful and friendly. The room was poor. Reasonably clean but shabby especially the bathroom which had definitely seen better days. Didn't eat at the hotel restaurant as there were lots of nicer and cheaper places to eat nearby. Had to pay extra for car parking and internet access.

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Kidderminster, Worcestershire
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Just a one night stay thankfully, prior to catching the Picton Inter Islander ferry at the opposite end of the city. A very dark dreary Hotel with a rundown feel and appearance. The bedroom furniture and particularly the CRT television had seen better days. For our stay the room was very hot, no aircon and with leaving the window open... More

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Address: 40 Oriental Parade | PO Box 9470, Wellington 6141, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bay Plaza Hotel 3.5*
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Wellington Bay Plaza

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Located on Wellington's exclusive Oriental Parade, the Bay Plaza Hotel is affordable quality accommodation offering harbour and city views in perfect proximity to the Capital's vibrant city centre and superb leisure activities to experience and explore. Te Papa Museum and Courtenay Place 2/5 minutes walk from the hotel. ... more   less 
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