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Hotel St George

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Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very lively place with lot of youngsters and teens staying here either for work or studies, always filled with activity and buzz. Rooms are difficult to get hold of. Located on Willis Street, easy access to suburbs. Room tariff are reasonable, if booked in advance and for longer period of stay.

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hotelstgeorge2014, General Manager at Hotel St George, responded to this review

Hotel St George is a sensible balance between fun/social and private/convenient and accommodates guests from the world over. We pride ourselves in providing medium to long term accommodation in the heart of the city, with a focus on guest satisfaction in a clean and safe environment. Enjoy your travels.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed April 7, 2016

Yong is one of the receptionists in St George and she's really friendly and remembers all tenants. This is my second stay here but the reason why I decided to stay here again is simply because she's here. In addition the location is great and the price is reasonable.

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hotelstgeorge2014, General Manager at Hotel St George, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. We pride ourselves in our staffs willingness to assist as we accommodate guests from all walks of life. Whilst Yong has now moved on she has trained a legacy of current staff in her place to ensure the same high standards remain. Enjoy your travels and im sure we will see you through the...

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here for about a year. The kitchen and lounge are really spacious. It using a really good location; right in the middle of the city. The staff are amazing and so helpful, especially Yong! Overall great experience. I'd recommend it for short or long term stays.

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hotelstgeorge2014, General Manager at Hotel St George, responded to this review

Hi Leary292, Glad to hear you enjoyed your long term stay. We pride our selves on great facilities, amazing location, and great value for money and its great to hear you enjoyed your long term stay. Your recommendation counts a lot to us.

Reviewed March 8, 2016

The rooms are spacious and clean. I was in a shared room, with two beds and a shared bathroom. The backpackers is for long term-ers so there are a lot of people working. The common room area is huge, with plenty of room to relax and play pool, or watch TV. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful.

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hotelstgeorge2014, General Manager at Hotel St George, responded to this review

Hi Shauna B, Thanks for your positive comments. Glad to hear you enjoyed the spacious common areas and made the most of facilities like the free pool tables and sky television. Our shared rooms are great value for money and we look forward to seeing you back again soon.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed January 10, 2016

I'm an international from Vietnam and I stayed at Hotel St George for about 10 months. Excellent location (10 mins to Uni, supermarkets, Sunday markets, buses and trains etc.), friendly staff, and very safe. I'll return to St George after my summer vacation to continue my study :)!

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hotelstgeorge2014, General Manager at Hotel St George, responded to this review

Hi HaVo97, great to hear you are enjoying your time living, working and studying in Wellington. Do get in touch as soon as possible if you haven’t already booked your accommodation for 2016 as space is filling up quickly. Best of luck with your study in New Zealand and we hope you get to meet some great new guests this...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I ended up staying here for almost a month while exploring Wellington. We stayed in a double room on the 4th floor. The rooms are basic; bed, desk, table and dresser and an ensuite bathroom. We initially booked in for only a week and learned that Hotel St George is usually intended for long term accommodation so...

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hotelstgeorge2014, General Manager at Hotel St George, responded to this review

Hi Squnk, thank you for your feedback, we are glad you managed to make the most of your stay in Wellington even with our fantastically changeable weather. Do let us know if you are in need of any short term or long term accommodation in the future, we would recommend February – March if you are looking for the best...

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed December 20, 2015

I stayed in Hotel st. George for nearly one year, and enjoyed the place immensely. Rooms are extremely clean, and the staff is superb, especially the friendly receptionist always pleasant and helpful. considering the location, which is CBD, the rent is easily affordable for anybody. And most importantly it is a wonderful place to create valuable contacts. The more you...

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hotelstgeorge2014, General Manager at Hotel St George, responded to this review

Hi danushkadevinda, thank you for staying at Hotel St George it has been great having you here. If you are ever in need of more short term or long term accommodation in Wellington, make sure you let us know.

La Serena, Chile
Reviewed December 8, 2015

This is not a hotel , it's a backpacker but a nice one , By my experience The St George Hotel is the best backpacker for travelers in Wellington. It's very clean and tidy , Big Kitchen Equipped with all you need to cook , Big dinning area , great lounge with pool and ping pong table and there are...

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hotelstgeorge2014, General Manager at Hotel St George, responded to this review

Hi Felipe, it is great to hear you enjoyed your short term stay at Hotel St George. We hope you enjoyed your trip to Wellington, New Zealand and hope the rest of our country lived up to your expectations. It looks like you made the most of our lounge and dining areas to make some great memories, if you ever...

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed November 26, 2015

I lived in Wellington for three months studying English in New Zealand hosted in the St George Hostel. It's a great place with an awesome location and good price. All staff is friendly and always concern about you, in especial lady Yong, the manager, she always asks if you are ok and if you need something. It's a good place...

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hotelstgeorge2014, General Manager at Hotel St George, responded to this review

Hi Filipe, we are glad you were able to make the most of our central Wellington location for your work and travel in NZ. Thank you for choosing Hotel St George for your short term accommodation needs, let us know if you come back for any further study and make sure you get the same great service.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed September 18, 2015

I am a PhD student from India. I have stayed in st. George for more than a year.Its convenient location, cheap internet, helpful managers and friendly ambience with ample scope for socialising are reasons for me to choose it as my home in Wellington.

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hotelstgeorge2014, General Manager at Hotel St George, responded to this review

We cater to a wide variety of guests from PhD students through to working holidays visa holders. The property offers so much, whether you want to make the most of the social environment or retreat to your room to study. As all utilities are included in the weekly price it gives you financial assurance if you are a student with...

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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel St George - Wellington City accommodation for short term and long term city living. Affordable student and backpacker accommodation in the heart of Wellingtons CBD. All universities and schools, public transport, shops and a supermarket are at your doorstep. This historic art deco building is one of Wellingtons iconic hotels and was host to The Beatles in 1964. St George Accommodation offers a number of room types to suit couples or the single traveller wanting cheap accommodation in the heart of Wellington. Rooms are complete with bed, beside table, desk & chair, draws and a wardrobe. Every level has a small kitchenette to make tea, coffee and breakfast. A larger kitchen is available in the common area for cooking a meal or to relax and watch sky TV. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel St George

Address: 124 Willis Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand (Formerly St George Summer Hotel)
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
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Kitchenette Wheelchair access
Number of rooms: 147
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“Accessibility is good”
 of 5 bubbles krazikams, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Maybe it's better to ask it to the receptionists honestly. haha”
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“Choose a room away from the construction next door as it might disturb in the morning...”
 of 5 bubbles HaVo97, Jan 10, 2016 | Read review
“3rd floor is very convenient, as the laundry and s sunny balcony are located there.”
 of 5 bubbles danushkadevinda, Dec 20, 2015 | Read review
“Ask FOH staff.”
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