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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We have just spent four nights here. Very friendly hosts. Central location for the whole of Wellington & surrounding area. We stayed in room 1- top floor with roof terrace and hot tub. Continental breakfasts available to set you up for the day. Thanks to Wayne & Hayley.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I enjoyed staying at Gourmet Stay. Tidy, clean, and friendly. Excellent location, easy access to the downtown in walkable distances. Smooth checking in and out. Good breakfast and unlimited Internet use.

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Thank Fady S
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have to spend time in Wellington for work, so have stayed at various hotels throughout the city, this is the only one I've stayed at twice. It must be the quietest hotel in the city while still being close to everything (particularly the iconic Cuba street). Modern, chic decor and very comfy beds. One of the best things though,... More 

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Thank Gillian W
gourmetstay2016, Manager at Gourmet Stay, responded to this review

Dear Gillian W, What fabulous feedback, thank you! We definitely agree that the free breakfast provides superb value for money and a great start to the day! We look forward to welcoming you back. Hayley & Dwayne - Managers More 

Chiang Mai, Thailand
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Usually we go to a Hotel on the waterfront but we were told about Gourmet Stay and loved it. Our children 11 and 12 felt it was like home. Owners were so helpful and even shared their dog with us! Great having the downstairs lounge with tea coffee etc. Cosy rooms well kept. Walking distance. Perfect location to everything. Thanks

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Thank Gaylene235
gourmetstay2016, Manager at Gourmet Stay, responded to this review

Dear Gaylene235, We're so pleased that you chose Gourmet Stay, and even more pleased that you felt at home here! We look forward to welcoming you back sometime. Kind regards, Hayley & Dwayne (& Kenzie, the fur-child). More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really lovely owners. Room and facilities did not meet to what I had expected,. Too basic and tight fitting and not good to have three rooms share a bathroom. Good for budget travellers. Location is good

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Thank Rosiebuchanan
gourmetstay2016, Manager at Gourmet Stay, responded to this review

Dear Rosiebuchanan, Thank you for your review, it was lovely to have you stay with us. We're sorry though that your stay did not live up to your expectations. Gourmet Stay is designed to provide excellent accommodation for the discerning budget-conscious traveller. We have a variety of rooms in order to provide the guest an opportunity to choose the most... More 

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This SECRET hotel is a great find. Cozy, Comfortable, Clean, Charismatic, Chic, Convenient, and Crazy Sexy. I didn't expect the shared bathroom... but the large shared bathroom was clean and spacious (I shared with 2 other rooms). Breakfast is included with your stay and make sure you try the homemade Bircher. Staff friendly attentive and very helpful. Definitely will be... More 

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Thank Paul T
gourmetstay2016, Manager at Gourmet Stay, responded to this review

Dear Paul T, We love your enthusiasm! Thanks for the terrific review. Please come back :) Hayley & Dwayne - Managers More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was spacious, super clean and perfect for a business trip. Internet was included and worked perfectly. The bathroom was spacious, and I loved the focus on organic and sustainable product. The staff were extremely friendly and caring. Absolutely recommend this place. Right in the city close to cafes, restaurants, public transport, etc.

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Thank 907kiwi
gourmetstay2016, Manager at Gourmet Stay, responded to this review

Dear 907kiwi, We are delighted to read your kind words. It's very important to us that we get everything right for our guests, and we're pleased to have achieved that! We are particularly happy to hear that your internet access worked well. We have recently upgraded to ultra fast broadband. We look forward to seeing you again! Kind regards, Hayley... More 

New York City, New York
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Convenient location and friendly manager. He was very helpful. I stayed for one night, and loved the location so much, as its so close to Cuba street, Te Papa museum, the harbor, Victor peak, and EVERYTHING!

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Thank liuliulu09
gourmetstay2016, Manager at Gourmet Stay, responded to this review

Dear liuliulu09, Thanks for your review! It's great to hear you enjoyed your stay. Hayley & Dwayne - Managers More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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288 reviews
69 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Reviews were most encouraging, so I gave it a go. Unhappily, the place didn't click with me. Being positive, it has a central location, with an easy walk to most places of interest; but this is a rather quirky offer. Small - compact - rooms - clean for sure, but very basic; my so-called "private bathroom" was across a corridor... More 

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Thank RoystonSas
gourmetstay2016, Manager at Gourmet Stay, responded to this review

Dear RoystonSas, We are disappointed to hear that your stay didn't live up to your expectations. You are definitely correct in saying that we have a quirky offering here. We have a variety of rooms in order to provide the guest an opportunity to choose the most appropriate room for their stay. Gourmet Stay was inspired by the pensione style... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent little boutique hotel. Great for an All Blacks test weekend and great value for money. Room was very comfortable and quiet in spite of being in the CBD. The Managers are delightful people and great hosts and knowledgeable about things to do in Wellington. We'll be back..

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Thank Jerryhatrick
gourmetstay2016, Manager at Gourmet Stay, responded to this review

Dear Jerryhatrick, Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are pleased you enjoyed your All Blacks weekend in Wellington! Always a highlight on the sporting calendar. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Hayley & Dwayne - Managers More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gourmet Stay is a cool little boutique hotel, especially designed to provide excellent accommodation for the discerning budget conscious traveller. Gourmet stay is a comfortable, modern design with soft tones and is warm and inviting and friendly. At Gourmet stay we unashamedly promote Wellington as the culinary capital of New Zealand and support our thriving local artisan producers and suppliers. We have our own coffee bar and deli on the ground floor where you can enjoy breakfast. Lunch items are available to enjoy in house or to take with you as you explore the city. Our desire is to offer food that is locally sourced, nutritious and delicious. We are also able to recommend our favourite bars and restaurants. You will love the convenience of staying in our vibrant location in the heart of all the action. Gourmet Stay is located in Frederick Street, a quiet side street in the centre of Wellington city. There is no need for a car here! It is a 5 minute walk to the entertainment and theatre district of Courtenay Place . We do have several off street car parks available if you require parking.Courtenay Place is also home to a diverse range of excellent restaurants and bars. The lovely waterfront with its many promenades is only 5 minutes away. We are approximately 15 minutes by car to the airport. About 2 kms north of Gourmet Stay is the Railway Station from which a train service to Auckland departs and the station is also the hub for the suburban transport network. We are about 3.0 kilometres from the Interislander Ferry terminal. Ferries leave from here to take you to the South Island. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gourmet Stay

Address: 25 Frederick Street | Te Aro, Wellington, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range: $98 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Gourmet Stay 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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