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CityLife Wellington

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300 Lambton Quay | vehicle access through 14 Gilmer Terrace, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New Plymouth
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Travelling for a couple of days R & R in Wellington with family. Booked 2 br accommodation which was lovely. Very clean and well appointed, great kitchen and bathroom, with slide shower which I like. Comfortable beds and second tv in bedroom which was useful when travelling with a child. Right in centre of shopping area. Reception staff great and... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here after my daughter had surgery in Wellington and I could not be more impressed. Every request I made prior to arrival was handled with efficiency and sympathy. When we arrived the room we had booked was not ideal but the staff went to extraordinary lengths to try and accommodate us and take into account my daughters health.... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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113 reviews 113 reviews
44 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My advice is to stay elsewhere if you have your own car with you. Whilst it was a beautiful apartment and very comfortable King bed, it was a nightmare to get to if you have your own car. Reception is on 6th floor and you have to drive around the back of the hotel and dropping your bags off in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Front desk crew were amazingly helpful and extended my room when the travel agency didn't book in enough nights. It is in a great location in the middle of town. Nice big comfortable rooms as well. The bathroom was tidy and clean and a good size which is more than a lot of hotels can say. Would certainly recommend.

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Calgary, Canada
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25 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first hotel stay in New Zealand. I was not looking forward to cooking, however, I changed my mind within a day of our arrival. I found eating out was very expensive. CityLife provided all the amenities required. It was clean, comfortable and the front desk service was excellent. It is better to cook your breakfast if you... More 

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Wanaka
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for a couple of nights and really enjoyed the spacious room and really central location. Reception staff very friendly and helpful. room very quiet, clean and the bed extra comfy. Would definitely come back.

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were pleasantly surprised by City Life Wellington. The room was a spacious suite with a mini-kitchen a lounge and a bedroom. The bathroom was quite small, but it did house a washing machine and separate dryer - a God-send when you're in the middle of a 3-week tour of New Zealand. The hotel is very central, easy walking distance... More 

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CityLifeWLGMgr, Front Office Manager at CityLife Wellington, responded to this review

Dear Simon L , Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on TripAdvisor. We very much appreciate value feedback from a Top Contributor. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us and we exceeded your expectations. Hope you had a wonderful holiday in New Zealand! We look forward to hosting you again on your next... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our party’s suite had a nice, large common area with a small kitchen (excessively clean, with fridge, stove and cookware), a dining area, a good washer and dryer, and two nice bathrooms (with heated towel racks!). They let us leave our car with them long before check-in so we could make an (awesome) LOTR tour. They also let us leave... More 

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CityLifeWLGMgr, Front Office Manager at CityLife Wellington, responded to this review

Dear danielpcox, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on TripAdvisor. We very much appreciate value feedback from our guests. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and we exceeded your expectations. We are very excited to read that you took part and also loved the LOTR tour and we are always happy to... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to stay if you want to be in central Wellington. Just down the elevator and out the door. Nice comfortable rooms with lovely decor and well equip kitchen in the two bedroom apartments. Air vents in the bedrooms are a bit noisy tho.

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CityLifeWLGMgr, Front Office Manager at CityLife Wellington, responded to this review

Dear auntychez , Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on TripAdvisor. We very much appreciate value feedback from our guests. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and we exceeded your expectations. Thank you for informing us about the vents, i will make sure we will see to it. We look forward to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in room 207 one night great place central staff were great will use again . Parking is a hassle but that's a problem in a city.very handy to restaurants and supermarkets . Very good breakfasts .Would recommend if you are taking overseas visitors around Wellington

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CityLifeWLGMgr, Front Office Manager at CityLife Wellington, responded to this review

Dear Pal0288, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on TripAdvisor. We very much appreciate value feedback from our guests. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and we exceeded your expectations. We look forward to hosting you again on your next visit to the capital. Kind regards, Birgit Tohver Front Office Manager More 

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