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Museum Art Hotel Wellington

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   90 Cable Street, Wellington, New Zealand
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Ranked #10 of 50 hotels in Wellington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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London, England, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Its true the art in the reception isnt necessarily for everyone, but the colourful and eclectic array of work is nevertheless impressive - whether you personally rate them or not. We've been at the hotel nearly a week now and really cannot fault anything about the treatment we have received or amenities available in the apartment. Yesterday I even came... More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had our first stay at the Museum Art Hotel this month. The name describes the theme: one's first impressions are of the contemporary New Zealand art collection that fills the public spaces. Ask reception for a catalogue and spend some time with a glass of wine exploring. The service was impeccable, from the concierge to reception to the bar... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Chic, contemporary modern hotel in a great location. We stayed in a 2 br studio which had full facilities for us to cook our own breakfast (and other meals should you wish). The concierge staff are great.. Reception staff are ordinary - they don't make you feel welcome or special but its easy to get over this as the facilities/location... More

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museumh, Owner at Museum Art Hotel Wellington, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments. As well as my hotel I hope you enjoyed Wellington. We are closest to all the best features of the City including the more than 50 restaurants within walking distance. You will see from other comments that our own restaurant, HIPPOPOTAMUS is at the very top of this list. Click above to access... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

So close to all amenities, no need for taxis, fabulous helpful staff, a real treat to stay here. MV Agusta parked by check in/reception, sets a wonderful tone. Gorgeous dining room for probably one of the tastiest breakfasts for years. Thanks.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked the "escape with us" package and stayed in one of the premier studios in the apartment complex. The bath in the room was really deep and luxurious. Hadn't planned on having dinner at the restaurant but was given a voucher from a friend, yes it was expensive but it was also amazing! Quite possibly the best meal I have... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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32 reviews 32 reviews
30 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good stay, but nothing I didn't know. In the past (for work) I have experienced a mixture of rooms and had many experiences - good and bad. Fortunately good this time, however we had to move rooms, as level 2 you can hear a humming from the water pipes flowing into the pool? They moved us into a room much... More

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museumh, Owner at Museum Art Hotel Wellington, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us. First time anyone has noticed a hum! Thanks for letting us know. I will try to track it down. Hope you enjoyed the Art, in-room Espresso etc, and also had time to enjoy one of the many restaurants surrounding us. Look forward to next time, and remember to go direct to our website for the... More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have stayed twice now and both times really enjoyed the quirkiness and individuality of this Hotel. The foyer area with art mixed with an individual's collection of beautiful motorbikes always brings a smile. Genuinely friendly staff cap it all off.

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museumh, Owner at Museum Art Hotel Wellington, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review my hotel. I'm please you enjoy the motorcycles which are a passion of mine along with the rest of the art collection, which now numbers more than 100 pieces. We are currently undergoing a refurbishment of many of our rooms where we have incorporated the same sort of slightly zany design approach.... More

Greater Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous location and very close proximity to the local shops, boutiques, cafés, and of course the wonderful waterfront. You can literally walk out the front door and be sitting in a cafe within 10 minutes walk easily. The Wellington City area around Manners Street, Cuba Street has undergone a significant change in recent times - for the better. Whilst the... More

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museumh, Owner at Museum Art Hotel Wellington, responded to this review

We are in the midst of a comprehensive room renovation program which is about 60% completed. We expect to have the remainder of our hotel rooms completed in the next few months. I'm sure you will appreciate the changes when you next visit. Please be sure and ask for an upgraded room. Images of the new design are on our... More

Wellington, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had booked an 'Escape package' and since it was a special occasion went for the executive suite option. We were not disappointed lovely big room or rooms really. Loved that the kitchen was by the door then you walk into lounge area with chaise lounge to sit on and admire the view over Wellingtons harbour. What a spectacular sight... More

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museumh, Owner at Museum Art Hotel Wellington, responded to this review

Nice review. Thank you. Hope you managed to explore the area around us. We are the closest hotel to all of the major attractions, and have more than one hundred eateries within walking distance. Something for all tastes! I hope you are able to visit again, and enjoy our extensive and growing ART collection. This is featured on our website,... More

Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had read the descriptions about the hotel prior to staying but was still surprised when the decorations. The rooms we had was a nice size but was showing it's age a bit. it was however very clean and comfortable with all the expected the amenities. We did have a problem with the hot water for one day which the... More

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Address: 90 Cable Street, Wellington, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Museum Art Hotel Wellington 4.5*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#3 Family Hotel in Wellington #7 Business Hotel in Wellington #8 Romantic Hotel in Wellington #9 Luxury Hotel in Wellington
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The Museum Art Hotel is a privately owned luxury hotel in Wellington city located opposite Te Papa and the waterfront. The hotel is listed on Yahoo’s list of ten of the best hotels with magnificent artwork of the world. On site facilities include an art gallery, fitness centre, sauna, lap and spa pool, beautiful French restaurant Hippopotamus and Day Spa. The hotel offers both traditional studios and apartment style suites. ... more   less 
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