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Auckland, New Zealand
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very welcoming host who ensured we had everything we needed to make our stay pleasant and comfortable. We were very impressed with the large and comprehensive DVD library. Proximity to many types of eating establishments was another great plus.

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Thank KerikeriBill
ShelleyEastwood, Owner at Kenlea Cottage, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely review and we do look forward to seeing you again next time you are down this way. Kindest regards Shelley and Clive More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Highly recommended !!! I must say its our best stay in New Zealand. Very friendly and welcoming host. Unique well maintained cottage ,warm and cosy . Excellent decor and well maintained garden.perfect location.will surely come back next time we visit Wellington :) A big thank youto our host . good luck :) :) :)

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Thank Sreedevisunil
ShelleyEastwood, Owner at Kenlea Cottage, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your response ! we are very pleased you enjoyed your stay. Dont forget to email next time for you special discount :) More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

We stayed here for two nights prior to catching the Interislander Ferry and were very impressed by the welcome we received and the fact that everything possible was provided for an enjoyable stay. The attention to detail is first class and it's very easy to find a nice eating place nearby. Be warned that the few miles drive to the... More 

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Thank Crips
ShelleyEastwood, Owner at Kenlea Cottage, responded to this review

We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay and sorry to hear you had a slow trip to the Ferry. Usually it is only 15 -2 20 mins but as with any road system problems can occur I guess. Normally our guests have plenty of time for a nice hot cuppa at the Terminal before the 3 hour 20... More 

New Zealand
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23 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Spent a great weekend here.. such a perfect location. A lot of effort has gone into furnishing this B&B -the 3D TV in the bedroom and the large selection of DVD's in the shared lounge. You can cook in the well equipped shared kitchen but why bother with the Jackson St bars and restaurants only 150m to the left. An... More 

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Thank kenmkiwi
ShelleyEastwood, Owner at Kenlea Cottage, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely kind review, its so nice to get such lovely feedback. Kindest regards Shelley & Clive More 

Charlottesville, Virginia
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

This location just outside of Wellington, therefore away from the maddening crowd yet easy to find and commute to and from the city for sightseeing. This former home has beautifully landscaped gardens, and quiet, clean and comfortable shared areas-living room & kitchen. It was a self-serve breakfast, but kitchen had everything one needed to cook eggs or even bring in... More 

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ShelleyEastwood, Owner at Kenlea Cottage, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review, and we hope to see you again :) Kindest regards Shelley & Clive More 

waikuku beach
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

We were very impressed with our stay and the hosts. They were informative but also knew when we wanted space. The accommodation is great and very clean. The house has a nice feel and is a short walk into Petone. we would recommend to our friends and family.

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Thank kiwiinbrad
ShelleyEastwood, Owner at Kenlea Cottage, responded to this review

Thanks A lot for your excellent review, its so nice to see people happy kindest regards Shelley & Clive More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Kenlea Cottage is well furnished, very clean and the hosts are very friendly. It is located on a quiet side road (plenty of parking), but only a short walk away from the sea shore and all the restaurants etc. of Petone. Our stay there is always very enjoyable and breakfast is great.

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1 Thank Ludi67
ShelleyEastwood, Owner at Kenlea Cottage, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review, we really do appreciate each and every review we get. All the best and kindest regards from Shelley and Clive More 

Hastings
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Well-situated, this is the ideal place to stay when we visit our children living in central Wellington about 10 minutes away. Clive and Shelley are wonderful hosts and the accommodation is immaculate. Breakfast provisions are supplied for a great breakfast and there is a huge selection of DVDs to view. Wifi is great.

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1 Thank 909Gillian_M
ShelleyEastwood, Owner at Kenlea Cottage, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely review and it really is so nice to see you again. Its always nice to have people return - the ultimate endorsement :) Kindest Regards Shelley & Clive More 

Taupo, New Zealand
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65 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Conveniently situated just off the Main Street in Petone, is this charming cottage, which has been beautifully set up as a bed & breakfast by the owners was truly a home from home experience. Whilst our bedrooms weren't over large, each had its own en-suite. The fully equipped dining kitchen is a lovely setting for the continental breakfast provided. If... More 

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Thank Cigar0
ShelleyEastwood, Owner at Kenlea Cottage, responded to this review

Phew ... we are humbled, what a lovely review you gave us. We are always looking at better ways to improve the experience so hopefully you will notice small differences each time you come back ! We look forward to you return ! Kindest Regards Shelley and Clive More 

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67 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Charming accommodation with a high level of comfort in the clean bedrooms. There is large well appointed common kitchen and a lounge room with hundreds of DVDs. Friendly hosts with good local knowledge. There are many local restaurants, and these are listed (along with comments by your hosts) in a guide in the B&B.

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1 Thank PeterAsq
ShelleyEastwood, Owner at Kenlea Cottage, responded to this review

Hiya and thanks so much for your glowing review its is always so energising for us to hear people have enjoyed their experience. Kindest Regards Shelley and Clive More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kenlea Cottage is a delightful fully modernised, warm and cosy cottage situated in the heart of historic Petone.Kenlea Cottage offers all the warmth and hospitality of a bed and breakfast along with the privacy and facilities of a motel, it is the very best of both worlds. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kenlea Cottage

Address: 27 Buick Street | Lower Hutt, Petone, Lower Hutt 5012, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Lower Hutt > Petone
Price Range: $98 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kenlea Cottage 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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