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Wellesley Boutique Hotel

2-8 Maginnity St | (Central Business District), Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A truly gentleman's club atmosphere suffuses this boutique hotel, but both sexes are equally welcome. Attentive and informative staff ensured that every moment of our short stay in Wellington was put to best use . Its history and present usage for high level meetings will keep it going in Wellington's city centre for the foreseeable future , but I feel... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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25 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed at this beautiful heritage hotel twice now however I do not think that I will again. Whilst the rooms and building are absolutely stunning and the location really is quite good, I have experienced a few issues. Free WiFi is a must for me as a business traveler however the 125mb provided is hardly enough to check emails.... More 

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

Thank you for giving us your feed back. It gives us chance to remedy issues. I am sorry you had a problem with cleanliness. It is the first complaint we have ever received in this regard and we will certainly action this. We have confidence in our staff so this is most unfortunate and very much out of character so... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I stayed here recently on a business trip to Wellington. The old world charm and service of this hotel was amazing. I found the rooms to be quite English in style with subtle splashes of 1920's Paris. Bathroom products were okay. Nothing to rave about. Good supply of towels. The bar staff and reception are very accommodating and friendly. For... More 

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

Hi Sam Thank you for taking the time to review our Hotel. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We are very proud of our Heritage Building and endeavour to keep everything up to a high standard. We look forward to welcoming you again. Regards, Kathleen Guest Relations More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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274 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The “BOUTIQUE” title conjures up very special visions of a property. I must say that the Wellesley is a unique step back in time when elegance was ensconced by dark timber panelling, brocade drapes, exquisite tiling, and grand columns and proportions. The Wellesley started life as a gentleman’s club and still retains a glorious club feeling in the lounges, dinning... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Clean rooms comfortable beds, wondeful bathrooms,Old fashioned Charm but with all the modern world offers. Free wifi, quiet and Perfect location to get around. Breakast if wanted but lots of cafes near by

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Entering the hotel is like stepping back in time and every detail is charming. We stayed four nights in an elegant room with a gorgeous ensuite bathroom. The service was warm and friendly so we'll definitely be going back next time we visit Wellington.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

This old hotel is a converted gentlemens club and it is quite fascinating throughout, plenty of character. My wake up calls never happened so I would rely on that service but it wouldn't stop me from going back.I was in a single room this time and it had a quirky pump system that shifted waste water- I got used to... More 

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Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

On arriving you feel you are transported to another age. The decor and the staff exude chivalry and class. The bedroom was spacious and comfortable and decorated in the same elegant manner. The bed was very comfortable and all amenities were excellent. The only drawback was the very expensive parking on the street and the adequate but not brilliant soup... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights mid week at this lovely hotel. The room was large, ornate, and equipped with a claw foot bath. It was central to everything and the front desk personnel were polite and helpful. The hotel has the feel of an old world gentleman's club and in fact that is part of its history. Taxidermy figures large in... More 

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Kassel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

The Wellesley hotel is located in a lovely house and has an otherworldly charme. The carpets, the high ceilings, the roosm, everything warps you back in time. And I mean this absolutely positive. We loved ther stay at the Wellesley and were also very happy to discover the quality of the restaurant during the first evening and the first breakfast.... More 

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