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“Beautiful accommodation in a relaxing envirnoment”
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Relax
Sunroom - a perfect place to sit and do nothing
It's simply stunning
A bath in the front yard - a stone's throw to the sea!
Comfortable but stylish living area
Blue bedroom
The last of the sun...
Well equipped kitchen
Floor plan
Immaculate bathroom
Outdoor candle-lit with stunning sea views
Quiet rear court yard with a BBQ
Red bedroom - voluptuous.
Bush walks at the back door...
There is lots to do...
Eastbourne Village
Days Bay - catch the ferry to Wellington, it only takes 20 minutes
A view from the top of the hill, there are lovely bush-walks nearby
Another stunning day, looking out to Wellington
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Wellington, Greater Wellington, North Island

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Marsha H
Brisbane, Australia
1 review
“Beautiful accommodation in a relaxing envirnoment”
Reviewed December 28, 2012 for a stay in December 2012

Entering the front garden, which looks to the stunning water views, led us inside to an immaculate decor totally suited to a cottage by the sea. Fresh flowers, a small Christmas cake and Christmas tree, pantry cupboard with various goodies and supplies of items, which made moving in so convenient, all lived up to the five star standard. It was easy to relax, we enjoyed walking into town and Days Bay. Nice coffee shops, cafes etc, all that we needed. A return visit will be a pleasure

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Liked best: Being by the water.
Liked least: A couple of more bathroom towels, only three were supplied for two people.
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Terrythet...
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
1 review
“Peaceful, cosy , clean and luxurious cottage.”
Reviewed November 22, 2012 for a stay in November 2012

The cottage is loved, well appointed and luxurious. The village is peaceful and plenty to do around here. Suitable for all who wish to be away from the city . Very informative guest book . Gracious hosts.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Nov 30, 2012
Thank you so much for your lovely comments and so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay. A kind wish to you and your family for the approaching season - and hope to hear from you again.
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MikeZandv...
Wellington
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90 reviews
33 hotel reviews
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“A perfect place to enjoy a winter storm”
Reviewed July 1, 2012 for a stay in June 2012

We had two nights at Guthrie, and were lucky enough to have a great sunset the first night, and a typical Wellington thundering southerly storm roll through on the second evening. The cottage has a good heating system so we were able to sit back in the warmth and enjoy the power of the storm.
The cottage has all the facilities you might need, including a nice hot & strong shower - and it's in a perfect spot right on the beach. The Wi-Fi access was a pleasant surprise.

All up - we were extremely happy with the stay and would be happy to recommend. Our only suggestion for improvement is my wife tripped on the steps leading through the front gate - so some improved lighting at the steps would be appreciated for those dark stormy nights. (Although a flashlight is provided in the letterbox for this purpose).

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Liked best: Nice & warm on a cold night
Traveling group: With Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Aug 2, 2012
Thank you for your review and especially the feedback about the lighting problem at the front gate. You'll be happy to know we are currently in the process of getting a pole erected at the front gate where our local electrician will be installing a sensor light for those dark moonless nights. We hope to hear from you again soon and delighted to know you enjoyed viewing Wellington harbour albeit during one of its tantrums. Kind regards
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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed June 29, 2012 for a stay in June 2012
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Liked best: The family home feel of the place.
Liked least: Single bathroom only. With four in the family, another bathroom would be great.
Traveling group: Family with Teenagers
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed June 24, 2012 for a stay in June 2012
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person found this review helpful

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Liked best: Waking up and looking out at the waves rolling in, very relaxing
Traveling group: With Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
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Management Response
Jun 29, 2012
Delighted you chose us for your R and R break and thank you for posting your review. Knowing that our guests enjoy their stay really makes it all worth while for us. Also, thank you for leaving the Cottage so spotlessly clean. It was totally unnecessary, but did mean an early finish to work for us, so we popped up to the Village and had a coffee and saluted your consideration. We really do look forward to hearing from you again.
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed June 3, 2012 for a stay in November 2011

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Liked best: Comfort, Views and Amenities
Traveling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Canada
Reviewed April 5, 2012 for a stay in January 2012
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Liked best: New Zealand people - great!
Liked least: Leaving
Traveling group: With Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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