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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This has to be the best place to stay in Wellington. Tonks Grove is just off Cuba Street, couldn't be better located for exploring the city, for a great range of interesting shops and variety of eating places. We stayed in no.5: everything we could possibly want neatly fitted into a beautifully renovated cottage. Spotlessly clean, excellent shower, comfortable beds.... More 

Thank Sarah91052
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Could not find fault - perfect. The cottage was clean, homely and warm. It was in an excellent location just off of Cuba Street. Arriving and departing was trouble free. I would recommend this cottage to anyone.

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Thank mlavender2015
1 review
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Great location. Good for small family for couple of nights. Something a bit different to the standard old hotel chain rooms. Will look at staying here again on our next visit. Bed was really comfortable and kids found sofa bed and stretcher bed comfy too.

Thank razzleanddazzle
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Its been a few years since we last stayed there but it is still as gorgeous, spotlessly clean, very comfortable bed, great water pressure, lovely to have biscuits coffee and tea bags sugar and milk provided. Free WIFI. Very handy to walk down Cuba Street to all of the restaurants, cafes and shops. Dean knew we were arriving late so... More 

Thank SueS377
Brisbane, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I love a boutique hotel, and the cottage we stayed in was absolutely lovely, with all the home comforts, including a lovely biscuit to have with a cup of tea on arrival. There was plenty of room for our family of 4, the kids sleeping on a double mattress on the floor, which was made up for our arrival. Beautifully... More 

Thank _teamscottnow
Matamata, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This was a great option for our family stay as we were able to socialise in the cottage space for breakfast then quick walk to the city for the day activity's. Easy access and flexible with entering and parking our car. Will definitely stay again

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Newcastle, Australia
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51 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Always great to stay here when I get to Wellington, and the inclusion of the amazing massage from Dean is fantastic. The Cottage is walking distance to most attractions, or you just rest up in the privacy of the Cottage. Lots of great restaurants close by and some fabulous bars too. Looking forward to my next stay guys.

Thank FlyingAussieScotsman
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5 reviews
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Exactly as advertised, great attention to detail, carpark is a bonus. The key lock is easy but the code easy to crack. Hope Jeff changes it regularly. The electric bed was just great, the biscuits and other small welcome gestures made us feel welcome.

Thank Oldschoolsurfer
jeffanddean, Owner at City Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. I didn't realise we had a code cracker staying! A new door code is provided to each guest by email before their stay. We choose codes which are easy to remember but also ensures that the cottage is secure. The cottages have been operating with this system for more than 6 years - and so far... More 

1 review
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Fantastic location with lots of amazing restaurants nearby. It was a great location for Wellington on a plate and Beervana. Perfect for a couple. Owners very easy to deal with. Clean and tidy with everything you need. Thank you for having us!

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jeffanddean, Owner at City Cottages, responded to this review

We are really happy that you had a great stay to experience the great food and drink that Wellington offers. More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This was great accommodation. It was very clean and tidy and in a fantastic location if you want to explore the restaurants on Cuba street and central Wellington. They were really accommodating towards us. Would definitely stay there again.

Thank AvidTravelMum
jeffanddean, Owner at City Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us. The cottages are in a great location with lots of eating options close-by. More 

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range: £116 - £244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — City Cottages 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Comfortable and authentic old building. Heating was good.”
 of 5 bubbles Aannej, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The window rattled with the wind but with a bit of folded tissue paper, it was soon rectified! ”
 of 5 bubbles jeeveschch, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you check your emails for entry code before you get there.”
 of 5 bubbles FlyingAussieScotsman, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Quiet yet right near centre of City”
 of 5 bubbles 675vickit, 2 Dec 2015 | Read review
“If you don't receive an email, then contact City Cottages before you arrive.”
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