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Te Awanga, New Zealand
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30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ka mau te wehi is how you say "Awesome" in Te Reo Maori. Everything I want to say about this place is positive. The location, the design and decor of the building (purpose-built by the architect proprietor), the furniture (mid-century gems collected by the owner), the breakfast (fresh, plenty of variety, great coffee), the personal service. This is one place... More 

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1 Thank James K
Alan_from_Ohtel, Founder at Ohtel, responded to this review

Whakawhetai koe James ! Fantastic to hear we hit all of the right notes for you. There are a few places trying to operate under the 'Boutique' banner, but we are the only true local, small, high-end hotel in the city. Hope to see you again soon ! Alan More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've stayed at Ohtel a couple of times now and whilst it has always been a gem for a different hotel experience, our stay this time was topped off with fabulous personal service and attention. Sarah and the team made every effort to accommodate our comfort, help us explore all that is new on the Wellington scene. Moving on was... More 

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1 Thank Sjal68
Alan_from_Ohtel, Founder at Ohtel, responded to this review

Hey Samantha, It's great to hear good feedback from our repeat customers - thanks for taking the time to post something for others to read. Our new Duty Manager Sarah has worked at a lot of the high-end eating establishments in town and as you say, is an authority on what's new in the Wellington scene. Come back soon !... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After having stayed in many different hotels... Ohtel was one of the best. Incredibly friendly and helpful staff. Lovely, large, comfortable room with ocean views and freestanding bath. Interesting mini bar, fully stocked with high-end beers, wines and spirits - all appear local - but best of all is the breakfast... best I have ever had! perfect! Often in smaller... More 

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1 Thank Richard B
Alan_from_Ohtel, Founder at Ohtel, responded to this review

Hi Richard, Thanks for your high praise, we really appreciate it. Our mini-bars are full of local goodies to tempt you, and priced to be consumed !! Cheers, Alan More 

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32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Spacious retro styled rooms with fantastic views of Wellington harbour. I stayed in a suite with a balcony and wished I had been able to enjoy this amazing room for more than 1 night. The bathroom was Hugh with an amazing bath! Walking distance to the CBD. Staff are very friendly and they have a great cafe.

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1 Thank Terri G
Alan_from_Ohtel, Founder at Ohtel, responded to this review

Hi Terri, What only 1 night !? Let's hope you can return soon to enjoy the bath and views for a little longer... Alan More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

We arrived at the hotel 2 hours before checking in time .We were enthusiastically welcomed by Sarah. She was very helpful and professional and even though the room was not ready she took care of our bags and the housekeeper was helpful with any request. The room was very clean and tidy. The hotel is perfectly positioned for the best... More 

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1 Thank Janelle K
Alan_from_Ohtel, Founder at Ohtel, responded to this review

Hi Janelle, Are staff motto is "friendly and unpretentious, with a can-do attitude" - sounds as though you witnessed this first hand which is great ! Oriental Parade, the marina, beach and promenade parks are right outside the door awaiting exploration - even on a cooler winter's day. Alan More 

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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

The location of this hotel is great; the main cafe and restaurant hub is within walking distance, as well as a great variety of independent shops. It's also just across the road from Te Papa, though we didn't get a chance to go see it ourselves. Rooms are spacious and well designed; we stayed in the studio room and fully... More 

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2 Thank Max B
Alan_from_Ohtel, Founder at Ohtel, responded to this review

Hey Max, Thanks for the positive feedback and pointers on location to nearby amenities. Hope to see you guys back soon ! Alan More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

The hotel had beautiful furniture and was close to town but no doors on the bathroom (they had curtains?!) and didn't replace the towels and when we accidentally spilled tomato juice on the floor we got a lecture from the girl telling us how they'd just spent $5000 on a new carpet and wanted us to spend $60 because they... More 

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1 Thank Lauzmas
Ohtel, Founder at Ohtel, responded to this review

Hi Lauzmas, Thanks for raising the extra cost of cleaning to remove the large tomato juice stain from the carpet in your room. It is standard industry practice for hotels to charge for specialized or additional cleaning services required beyond the norm'. It would have been helpful if you had told us about the breakage and spill in your room... More 

Singapore
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Wow wow wow. That basically explained our feeling during our stay. Clean, chic, classy. Obviously Alan the owner pays absolute attention to details. We enjoyed the decor found in the room and at the elevator areas. Love the big bathroom, heated floor and clean sheets. Special mention to Sarah who is so sweet and super helpful to all our queries.... More 

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1 Thank Zeelove
Ohtel, Founder at Ohtel, responded to this review

Hi Zeelove, Glad you enjoyed your stay and Sarah's helpfulness - she has just started with us and is a great acquisition to the business ! See you again soon I hope. Alan More 

Auckland New Zealand
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61 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

A pleasure to stay, lots of neat little touches toiletries, heated bathroom floor, lots of Rv channels on sky not just a few etc, the location is excellent and staff always friendly and helpful. Much more atmosphere than the larger impersonal chain hotels.

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1 Thank Aztec007
Ohtel, Founder at Ohtel, responded to this review

Hi Aztec, Thanks so much for your positive feedback - much appreciated ! Alan More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Fabulous people, fabulous decor, fabulous location! Really enjoyed our suite, the authentic furniture brings back great childhood memories. Great bed and bedding Awesome place to stay and will definitely re-book!

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2 Thank j9herathome
Alan_from_Ohtel, Founder at Ohtel, responded to this review

Hi j9, We have just renewed all of our mattresses, so you were one of the first to try them out - sounds as though it went well ! Look forward to having you back in Wellington soon ! Alan More 

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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ohtel's exclusive seaside location provides stunning views over Waitangi Park, Te Papa and the Inner harbour. Run by the owner and a select group of friendly, unpretentious staff, Ohtel provides convenience and luxury with an eco-friendly conscience. Experience contemporary New Zealand design, coupled with original "mid-century" furnishings throughout the lobby and ten spacious suites. Enjoy regionally sourced, gourmet food and beverages in room, or in our intimate lobby. Ohtel, sophisticated urban chic. Free Wi-Fi & local calls, King-sized beds, 55+ Sky channels, air-con, solar hot water... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ohtel

Address: 66 oriental Parade | Oriental Bay, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range: $168 - $376 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Ohtel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Ohtel Hotel Wellington
Design Hotel Wellington
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Wellington
#3 Romantic Hotel in Wellington
#8 Luxury Hotel in Wellington
#15 Family Hotel in Wellington
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