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Wellesley Boutique Hotel

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Wellesley is a great place to stay if you appreciate some old world charm. My room was a little on the dark side, so if you prefer light and bright, you may have to inquire on that point. I liked this aspect of it as I was looking for a sense of enclosure and seclusion, so the lighting wasn't...

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Stephen E, General Manager at Wellesley Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. Yes the hotel is a little on the dark side due to all the oak paneling but on the top floor which is the newest part of the building it is a lot more brighter. Hopefully we can look after you again if you are ever in Wellington

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here second time. Very nice historic place in the heart of Wellington. Stuff I'd helpful and friendly, rooms are spotless clean. Walking distance from shops, cafes and restaurants. Will definitely come back there.

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Stephen E, General Manager at Wellesley Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again.

Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this little hotel, can't beat the location. The food a bit ho hum, but fine if you don't feel like going out. Heaps of wonderful places to eat nearby. My room had the biggest bath and I had just finished hiking so really appreciated it. The bed was the most comfortable I have had for years. I'm not often...

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Stephen E, General Manager at Wellesley Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. All our rooms have baths and some of them are very big, I am so happy you got to have a long soak after a day of hiking. I will pass on your feedback to the executive Chef regarding the food in the cafe. We look forward to seeing you...

The Woodlands, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is away from the town center although there are local buses to the center. It is called a "boutique" hotel but this 'modern' description is very deceptive. It is an old hotel that needs to be modernized if it expects to stay in business. There is virtually no service at the weekend; this was particularly tough on us...

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Stephen E, General Manager at Wellesley Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel. There are maps on the reception desk and we have a live in manager who you could have called to get you a map and given you some suggestions as to where to eat. We tried for 5 years to get our weekend trade going in our cafe and bar...

Newport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very, very poor. Windows in bedroom were rusted, dirty, open and I could not reach the latch (and I'm tall); 'net' curtains in bedroom were creased and dirty; bathroom floor needed a good scrub; in the year of 2017 I would have thought an updated shower together with grab handles could have been installed. I am a lady of 'a...

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Stephen E, General Manager at Wellesley Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. As this is a category 1 heritage building we have to work with Heritage NZ to upgrade all the windows, this process is very slow but we are getting there. I would have been more than happy to close the window for you. The netting gets cleaned every 6 months...

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 March 2017

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2017

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Reading, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2017

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

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Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

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“Upper rooms are very small”
754patriciamr, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Would try somewhere else”
Holidays1217, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Front of the hotel for light but not the top floor.”
309christopherb, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“can be a wee bit noisy so back rooms are good”
bustedblonde, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 401 has a massive bathroom”
AlanW221, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
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