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Shepherds Arms Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   285 Tinakor Road, Wellington, New Zealand
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Ranked #30 of 49 Hotels in Wellington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014
330kathyr Tauranga, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Muir of Ord, Scotland, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was shockingly awful...neither boutique not deluxe as described. Paint was chipped, carpet both ruffled/hideous on the eyes, bathroom filthy, noisy fridge, old fashioned tiny TV, bed uncomfortable and loud music from the bar underneath. And there was never anyone on duty at reception. I have contacted Hotels.com about a partial refund as we decided to leave after one... More

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We stayed for 3 nights, we had a deluxe queen room. The decor and condition of the room was 'quaint', we were very happy with the room, but the bed was hard for us. The food was fantastic and staff very friendly, we would stay here again. Handy to town and other eateries. Great value in comparison to other hotels... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

You get what you pay for and on that basis I cannot fault The Sheppard's Arms. I think it's worth understanding that the Sheppard's Arms is a pub first and hotel second. While the pub itself is very modern the internal decor of the accommodation is looking a little tired. Nonetheless it is clean, comfortable and value for money accommodation... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The old wooden pub has had a makeover and the rooms and service were great. The food and atmosphere in the bar and restaurant were excellent. The staff were friendly and made me feel very welcome. I will stay here again if in Wellington in the future.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Had to write this after reading some of the earlier reviews. I have stayed at The Shepherds Arms about 8 times over the last year and will continue to stay there on my regular visits. Sure, it's not 5 stars, but, it represents excellent value! The room is always clean and warm when I check in. Sure, the desk is... More

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I had a meeting with a govt department - quite by coincidence this was about the closest possible hotel to my meeting, even though I didn't know it at the time I booked. Location possibly wouldn't work for everyone - it is in Tinakori Village, behind Parliament. No staff at reception but it was simple to go into the bar... More

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South Bend, IN
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30 reviews 30 reviews
26 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

The hotel is hard to find, especially at night, as there is no lighted signage. The parking was difficult as the spaces are taken up by those going to the pub The pub was fine as was the food. However, the hotel room left something to be desired. While the bed was comfortable, the furnishings were dated. The hotel portion... More

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New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

we arrived to find building covered in scaffolding with exterior painting nearly complete. About time. stayed here june 2013 returned june 2014. hotel requires upgrade and better room cleaning-although we did walk in to a warm heated room. bar and food awesome. Has so much potential!

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auckland
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

All I can hear is the rugby going on in the bar right below my room. No one at the check in office and all dark and closed off. Close and handy location but dated and I won't be staying again I usually like to write nice reviews but sorry hotel u won't be getting one. The pics aren't like... More

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launceston
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

brilliant location next to botanical gardens,room was in building next to pub,it was quiet, clean spacious and great parking....a bus ride to city centre.$2.00. great for couples ,trendy area of Wellington.

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Address: 285 Tinakor Road, Wellington, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Shepherds Arms Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 243
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