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City Cottages

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Clean, beautifully appointed, great water pressure in the shower and ideally located off Cuba Street - can't say enough positive things about this place. If you're visiting Wellington, look no further!

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Te Puke, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visiting family in Wellington, could not ask for a better location at the top of Cuba st, quaint apartment with all amenities you could reasonably ask for and premium bedding as well. Only downside a little noisy but you have to expect this in such a central city location.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed one night with my husband. Very warm and comfortable. Friendly communication with staff, we wanted to add our friend to the booking and very kindly the sofa bed was all set up for her with enough towels etc. Fantastic location just off Cuba street. Highly recommend. Parking is available which is fantastic for its city centre location.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quaint, clean, very comfortable, fully renovated, dish washer, clothes washing and drying machine, great coffee for plunger, delicious cookie jar, excellent location. We walked to Te Papa, Bats Theatre, info centre, botanic gardens, parliament, and quay wharf. Both beds very comfortable. Would stay here again.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Absolutely loved this place. Room was beautiful, warm, clean, great shower, great bed. The host provided us with tea, coffee, milk, biscuits, bathroom amenities, amazing towels. It was like a hotel but with the comfort levels of a little quaint bnb. The location was great as well, very close to great restaurants, bars, and cafes, which was amplified by the... More 

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jeffanddean, Owner at City Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. We are really pleased that you had a great stay. The location of the cottages is fantastic with dozens of cafes and restaurants within walking distance. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

We arrived afternoon at Wellington and my wife booked Tonks Grove on Bookings. I didn't expect it to be like a hidden lovely tiny village concealed in the big city. But it is. The house was located exactly on Cuba St, with lots of nice cuisines and pubs just in walking distance. And what's better is you won't be annoyed... More 

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jeffanddean, Owner at City Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We are usually fully booked so were thrilled to be able to take your last minute booking. More 

Kapiti Coast, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Really enjoyed the central location of the cottage and the parking was a great bonus. Was very warm, comfortable and well equipped. Would definitely stay here again as I prefer this style of accommodation to a hotel. Love the character and charm:-)

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jeffanddean, Owner at City Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Lots of guest comment how they prefer our cottages to a boring hotel. We want to provide all the comforts of a five star hotel without the cost and disadvantages - so free parking, free wifi and high quality commercial linen. More 

Singapore, Singapore
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

We are a family of 4 with older children and we spent 2 wonderful nights in this cottage. It's cozy, centralized and so comfortable. For anyone who is visiting Wellington should try it and you will know what I mean.

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jeffanddean, Owner at City Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Our cottages are often used by families wanting to experience inner-city Wellington life. Thanks for recommending us to others! More 

Balclutha, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Great accomodation,handy walking distance to everywhere,fantastic restaurants and bars.Quiet convenient location.Bonus having a free carpark. Warm and good kitchen facilities.Great alternative to a hotel room at a great price.

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jeffanddean, Owner at City Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review. We are really proud of our cottages and as frequent travellers ourselves we have tried to include all the things that we expect from a top hotel - but at a reasonable price. This includes having free wifi and free parking - something that many NZ hotels charge extra for but is... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

We enjoyed are stay at city cottages. They are lovely and different from our usual hotel stay. We would have enjoyed a sofa but understand there isn't much room. Location is excellent just off Cuba St. And was great to have lock box in garden for our last day! Thank you!

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jeffanddean, Owner at City Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks Karen. Glad you found the lockbox useful - it is perfect for stashing 'carry-on' sized luggage for the day for those wanting to squeeze in some last minute shopping. We have recently installed some comfortable sofa chairs into #7 which gives a seating option for those using the sofa as a bed. Next time you stay please let us... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Two heritage cottages built in 1880 and fully renovated 2010. Each cottage sleeps up two 4 guests (total 8) and comes with a carpark and wireless internet. Located in vibrant Cuba Quarter, within a few minutes walk of most Wellington attractions. Combine with nearby City Townhouse and City Bed and Breakfast to sleep a total of 18 people! ... more   less 

Additional Information about City Cottages

Address: 5 - 7 Tonks Grove | Cuba Quarter, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range: $157 - $182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — City Cottages 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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