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Booklovers Bed and Breakfast

123 Pirie St | Mt Victoria, Wellington, New Zealand
Booklovers Bed and Breakfast
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Victoria, Gozo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Worth a visit which will be long remembered hostess even went out of her way to make me feel at home away from mine .. recommend it to anyone that knows what commercial hotels look like with their unflexibility and the feeling of being just a number ...... thanks

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Large rooms in a Victorian villa run by an affable writer/historian. Easy walk to town but also on bus route. Good pub down road for dinner and next to city green belt with hill walk. Jane is very knowledgeable about Wellington and things to do and see. A very nice way to get an insight into living in Wellington and... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

When we arrived Jane told us our room had been given to someone else. So we wondered what we had arrived at. However, the room we did get was fine and we decided to stay in that room for our 4 nights. We were given a welcome cup of tea and plenty of information to help us get about Wellington.... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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17 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Lovely stay with lovely hostess in comfortable and pleasant old character home very close to city centre, with great offstreet parking next door at bowling club, native birds singing from the boundary trees. Second time we have visited this accommodation and would be preferred option for a stay in Wellington. Jane (Hostess) is published historical writer and has a wealth... More 

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Los Angeles, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Booklovers while we were in New Zealand for our honeymoon (in July 2013). Jane was a gracious, knowledgeable, and friendly host and the house itself was comfortable and well appointed. Breakfast was always delicious, and Jane was kind enough to cook us breakfast even though she was heading out to work on a couple... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

My room was welcoming, the bed was comfy and the breakfast was great. Conversation around tables in the dining room was interesting and Jane helped point us in the right directions depending on our interests. I'd wanted to stay here previously, but it was fully booked. I'm glad I got a window of opportunity and will stay again. Getting here... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We arrived from the South Island on the Interislander ferry and stayed one night, after spending a night at another B&B in town first. Jane was a very gracious host, but as others say, sometimes a bit disorganised indeed, this added to the atmosphere of the booklovers B&B. She gave us good tips (where to find Hobbit film locations), advised... More 

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Kerrville, Texas
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

This B & B was probably the most eccentric in which I have stayed. It truly is full of books. Sometimes you have to move some to sit down. It appears to be total chaos. Jane, the hostess, is a published author. She was interesting, very helpful, and her breakfasts were delicious. The round breakfast table was conducive to visiting... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We arrived late at night to a warm and inviting room. The beds were exceptionally comfortable and the bathroom grand and beautiful. Done toiletries, tea and coffee were provided and a selection of books was on hand. The heated mattresses were fabulous! Jane was very flexible the next day about breakfast which I have to say was delicious! The main... More 

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Southwell, United Kingdom
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43 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

We loved staying here. Jane is an interesting host and engages one in informed discussion about things New Zealand. The house has books in every nook and cranny and on all available horizontal surfaces. This gives a slightly shambolic atmosphere but this all adds to the character of the place. We enjoyed meeting other guests at the communal breakfast table.... More 

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Additional Information about Booklovers Bed and Breakfast

Address: 123 Pirie St | Mt Victoria, Wellington, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Booklovers b&b
Booklovers Hotel Wellington

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