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Shepherds Arms Hotel

285 Tinakor Road, Wellington, New Zealand
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Ranked #30 of 48 Hotels in Wellington
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our friends recommended this hotel, as they had stayed before.I wasn't aware that there was no lift, and really struggled to heave my suitcase up the stairs, as I have bad arthritis in my wrists. The rooms are very old and dated, but in reasonable condition. We had dinner in the restaurant...well actually in the bar, as there was a... More 

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Kansas CIty, MO
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel was cheap and convenient. This hotel is close to the ferry terminal, Zealandia and lots of places to eat. The property is pretty dated and the bed is pretty hard...everything just seems really old. Wifi would not work in room at all. Staff was nice and continental breakfast was fine--cereal and fruits.

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Brisbane, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Foyer and landing had a horrible smell. Rooms were really out of date with old CRT TV. Parking was a hassle as it was always full. Mould on bathroom ceiling. Could hear people next door through connecting door. Busy road outside. This place needs a total revamp - give it a miss.

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Birmingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Cricket World Cup NZ Tour What a gem this place is! A lovely oldie worldie building unspoilt by progress and within easy reach of the City Centre. To get further afield buses run regularly from the nearby stop. The bar and restaurant are excellent and tastefully in keeping with the hotel building. Moreover the staff were exceptional. Karen, Michael and... More 

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Putaruru, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The staff here are very helpful and friendly. I liked to be able to walk in the Botanic gardens which are close by,Food in the Speights Ale house very nice and well priced. Overall a very pleasant stay and I would stay again.

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Toowoomba, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This is the second time we have been here. The staff are wonderful and cheery but the rooms are quite lack lustre and cramped. There is no elevator and you need to get your luggage upstairs. The beds are very comfortable but maintenance is long overdue: none of the power plugs at the head of the beds worked (couldn't use... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Im a bit undecided re the Shepherds Arms overall. Maybe 3.5 would be a fairer score. Room was smaller but comfortable overall. No sky remote could be found and then others didn't work so had to manually adjust on the box. Had to go and ask for another cup but staff were friendly and helpful. Didn't have any breakfast as... More 

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vavuniya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Close to city centre with the most helpful reception that did the bookings for the rest of my journey.a wonderful bar where I joined the staff for mind games.The staff made it home for a solo traveller to be happy This hotel needs improvement with breakfast.you have to eat like at a cocktail party.It is inadequetely served in a corridor.Room... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Nice and cosy family friendly hotel in Wellington with yummy, but not cheap, food. Friendly service & warm fire. Parking available close to venue. Would recommend if not on a tight budget. Relaxing after a day exploring all Wellington has to offer.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I stayed here one night after landing in NZ and one night a week later before flying out as part of short stay in NZ. It's quite a nice pub, friendly staff and a nice atmosphere. Was busy but not packed during my stay, good selection of beers and nice food available to having to go look for a restaurant.... More 

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