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Wellesley Boutique Hotel

3.5 of 5 Boutique Hotel   |   2-8 Maginnity St | (Central Business District), Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hastings, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Central location, lovely staff, nice room and awesome bathroom. We would definitely go back again to this unique hotel. Older rooms but beautifully furnished. A smidgey on the noisy side with outside garage beeping a warning when cars come in or out.

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Sydney
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the best hotels I've stayed in. It was once a club and it has retained an intimate, homely and personal feel. Beatrice at reception was outstanding and so were the breakfast staff, who handled an unfortunate mishap of mine with aplomb. The ambience of the place is stylish old world, with beautiful grand rooms. The cafe... More

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sandk135nz, Guest Relations Manager at Wellesley Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your excellent review. It is very rewarding to receive comments like yours. We are proud of our hotel and especially our staff. We endeavour to maintain a high standard and with a review like yours it seems we are succeeding. We hope you will visit us again. Regards Guest Relations More

Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
23 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bit of old world here. We come back on a regular basis. The environment has you relaxing as you walk in the entrance. The dining room and lounge area on the ground floor was used recently for a bit of ambience for a docu-drama on Nancy Wake (NZ / Aust WW2 heroine). The hotel was represented as a French... More

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sandk135nz, Guest Relations Manager at Wellesley Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. We love to hear from satisfied and happy guests. It is lovely to welcome you back on repeated visits and we look forward to doing so again. Regards Guest relations More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is my favorite hotel in New Zealand. From the entrance way, the grand piano and the dodgy old lift it screams class. The standard of the food in the restaurant is very high. The wine list is even better. Enjoy a pre or post dinner drink by the fire....gorgeous. the rooms are generous if a little tired, but it's... More

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sandk135nz, Guest Relations Manager at Wellesley Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so pleased to learn that it is your favourite hotel in New Zealand. We hope you will come back again. We have plans to upgrade the rooms and we certainly want to keep their unique characture. Regards Guest Relations Manager More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely unique boutique hotel located in Wellington heritage district, with superb ensuite rooms with TV, phone, minibar, quality towels, dressing gowns and slippers, that are furnished differently & have an individual names. so much better than staying at a large hotel chain. The hotel is within short walking distance to the Wellington's waterfront, main shopping district and goverment centre. Whilist... More

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sandk135nz, Guest Relations Manager at Wellesley Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

We are delighted that you were pleased with your choice to stay at our hotel.. Like you, so many guests comment about our fantastic location and its "old Charm". We are currently negotiating with Molten Brown so we may have their toiletries back.Thanks for taking the time to write a review! More

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You feel like a member of an old elite club when staying in this hotel. You are met by an extremely friendly staff, and are given a room with beautiful interior from the "old days". You feel privileged all the time of your stay there!

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sandk135nz, Guest Relations Manager at Wellesley Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Your kind comments are really appreciated. We look forward to you staying again in the future. Regards Guest Relations Manager More

wellington
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59 reviews 59 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

wow what a find excellent hotel superb rooms with very friendly staff receptionist was really helpful.good location all rooms are furnished differently & also have an individual name. so much better than staying at a large hotel chain.quality towels etc free wifi! also have conference facilities only 13 rooms so a really boutique hotel! a wake up call for the... More

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sandk135nz, Guest Relations Manager at Wellesley Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your excellent review. We appreciate comments like yours. We even hope to get Molten Brown back. We look forward to having you stay again in the future. Regards Guest Relations Manager More

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
20 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We have stayed here often in the past and love it because each room is furnished in a different style and decor. So different from the modern hotels where each room is the same as the next. Although affected by the regulations following the Christchurch earthquake we never felt unsafe there. Beatrice on the front desk was charming and from... More

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sandk135nz, Guest Relations Manager at Wellesley Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review . We are delighted you had an enjoyable stay and thank you for your kind comments and especially your compliments regarding Beatrice. All our staff maintain that standard. With regard to the toiietries and the chocolates and biscuits. Unfortunately the competitive pricing of accommodation in Wellington has forced us to... More

Christchurch, New Zealand
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Without doubt the biggest attraction to this charming little hotel was the staff, they were simply outstanding. The young ladies on reception were incredibly welcoming and thoughtful, this made a huge change from the larger, just a number hotels that I usually stay at in Wellington. A good location for the business end of Wellington, a little bit of a... More

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sandk135nz, Guest Relations Manager at Wellesley Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our Hotel. We truly appreciate your compliments to our staff. It is most gratifying to know that our efforts are so much appreciated by our guests. With regard to the WiFi we are currently renewing our contract incorporating all of your requests. It is great to have the need for this confirmed.... More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Charming Heritage boutique hotel in great location in Wellington. Minutes walk to shopping, waterfront, museum and restaurants..in a quiet street. Friendly , helpful staff. Rooms tastefully furnished and fantastic staircase or quaint elevator to rooms.

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sandk135nz, Guest Relations Manager at Wellesley Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for our hotel. We really appreciate all your kind comments especially the "quietness" of your stay. For the last five years our neighbour has been undergoing significant building improvements which inevitably have disturbed our guests from time to time. These thank goodness are now completed and we are once again... More

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Additional Information about Wellesley Boutique Hotel

Address: 2-8 Maginnity St | (Central Business District), Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Wellesley Boutique Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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