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Southern Cross Serviced Apartments

35 Abel Smith Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6022, New Zealand
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Ranked #40 of 50 hotels in Wellington
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Adelaide, Australia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
36 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This apartment is in a great location (essentially at the top of Cuba Street) which means it has restaurants and bars on practically on the doorstep. There is a hotel/restaurant attached to the apartment building, but we didn't go there. It is an easy walk down Cuba Street to Lambert Quay and the waterfront, in fact anywhere we wanted to... More

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qld
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Stayed there for 6 days. Very well priced and excellent location, but extremely noisy on the Friday and Saturday nights. They have a good Garden Bar Restaurant next door but that is where the noise comes from. And it is bad, we could not sleep! There were 4 of us and while the apartment was small, it was excellent value... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Horrible place , Bad Smells , Bad cleaning , I've had horrible experience. I have complained about some broken window and broken fan that was making a horrible noise at the night , and no one moved a toe against this. Couldn't sleep at night because of the cracking sound of the fans and the window whistles that have never... More

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Havelock North, New Zealand
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Reasonable price, town was booked out and we got one bedroom apartments here. Can't complain about anything. Close to Cuba Street and not a bad walk into city. Southern Cross Garden bar next door great place for drinks or meals

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

I love this small studio. The room is clean, bathroom is small but super tidy, white and shiny. The bed is so comfy. I would recommend this apartment to everyone who wants to visit wellington that wish to have a place is near the city centre. Close to shops, restaurants and other famous attractions like Te papa museum, Te aro... More

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New Delhi, India
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Location: The Southern Cross Serviced Apartments at the Wellington CBD. The location of the hotel is perfect - on the corner of Cuba Street which comes under the pedestrian zone of wellington (most of interesting places in wellington are within walkable distance) and close to just about every culinary taste. Cuba St. is perhaps one of the most happening streets... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We stayed here recently for a week. Arrived after hours but with the clear instructions got a key & entry sorted in no time. We stayed in the two bedroom apartment. Plenty of room, clean, tiny but adequate kitchen. It was very very windy on the first night so lots banging and clanging. Reception staff was extremely nice and helpful.... More

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013 via mobile

Central, nice staff, secure, clean, very good value for money even in the smallest studio. Furnished with or easy access to everything you need for living here 1 night or 1 month. (Have to pay for WiFi, or use free acess in the restaurant next door.) Same place next stay!

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sxapts, Front Office Manager at Southern Cross Serviced Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our business. We truly value the opinions of our customers. We are currently in discussions with our WiFi service provider. More

Romford, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

I stayed here with my husband and son whilst visiting for the cricket at the basin.We had travelled from the Hawkes Bay and arrived late.I was very tired and went to bed only to find I was being eaten alive by bed bugs.My husband stripped all the beds to find bugs in all of them.We got in touch with the... More

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sxapts, Front Office Manager at Southern Cross Serviced Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We were disappointed by this very unfortunate incident as we have had a preventative maintenance programme in place for some time. When we addressed your issue our pest control expert did advise us that due to the hot temperatures and long summer days in Wellington these factors had caused a problem for many service providers... More

Wellington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013 via mobile

Great value and great saving on a 2 bedroom apartment, the only problem is the southern cross bar are just downstair. its abot noisy at the night. But the food there is delicious and also a beutiful enviroment to hang out. If you are coming with more than 3 ppl, this is a great place to stay in.

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Additional Information about Southern Cross Serviced Apartments

Address: 35 Abel Smith Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6022, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Wellington
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #40 of 50 hotels in Wellington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located on the southern fringe (Cuba Quarter) of the central city. Easy walking distance to the CBD, Courtenay Place, Te Papa, Lambton Quay and the waterfront (all within 2km). Studio, Twin studios or 2 bedroom apartments all apartments self-contained with kitchen, ensuite, Sky TV, local phone, WiFi internet (fees apply) and security card access. Adjacent to restaurant and bar with plenty of cafes to choose from. Weekly rates available. All major credit cards accepted and EFTPOS. Came and enjoy all of the sites Wellington has to offer. ... more   less 
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