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Island Bay Cottage, seafront accommodation.

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19 reviews
Cottage Frontage
Island Bay Sunset
Double Bedroom
Living Area
Single Bedroom
View from living room
Kitchen,Dining,Living Room Panorama
Courtyard and Bench Seat
Local Paua Shell (Abalone)
Entry Gate to Cottage
Local Kina shells
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 3
Wellington, Greater Wellington, North Island
Island Bay Cottage is a seafront 1930's renovated fisherman's cottage. It has expansive sea views encompassing Cook's Strait, Island Bay and greater south coast and views to the South Island. It offers a unique and beautiful coastal retreat with a wide range of local attractions and activities.

- Quality breakfast items supplied for self-catering.
- Close to local attractions: cafes, cinema, parks, beaches, galleries, shops and coastal walks.
- Beach front cottage set on Wellington's rugged south coast.

Originally built as a local fisherman's cottage it has stood the test of time and the wild southerly storms and is now a quaint coastal refuge for those looking for a scenic location.
About the Owner, Jonathan D
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 80 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Aug 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 19 reviews and 1 property
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Level 5 Contributor
82 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2017 for a stay in October 2017

We (2 adults and 1 child) stayed here for 3 nights while travelling around NZ. This place is great - it feels like you are staying in a well thought out home rather than a holiday cottage - it's comfortable, there are plenty of extras in the kitchen which make life so much easier when travelling and the heated bathroom...

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Thanks very much for the review. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay in our place. Regards, Jonathan


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Level 6 Contributor
83 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Truly a great place to stay, the set up / location is top notch and with all the provisions / fresh fruit in the pantry and fridge (which we hardly made a dent in) it was like "home from home" We had a car so access to the city was great, not too sure about the bus service as we...

C. Donald...
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 March 2017 for a stay in February 2017
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My wife and I were very happy to return to this charming, immaculate cottage at the end of each busy touring day in Wellington. It is located in a quiet part of the city, has an open view of the Tasman Sea where people are exercising themselves and their dogs on a public path. It is close to neighborhood cafes...

  • Alarm Clock
  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
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About the neighbourhood
Island Bay Cottage is a waterfront property set on Wellington's beautiful southern coastline.

Extensive sea views of Cook's Strait, South Island and local fishing fleet with stunning sunsets.

The cottage is close to many local attractions for both adults and children. The public bus system between Island Bay and Wellington City is excellent and just a 5 minute walk from the property. Wellington International Airport is a 10 minute drive from the cottage.

A short stroll to beaches, parks, cafes, aquarium, galleries, local shops and cinema.

The south coast of Wellington offers an ever changing environment from wild southern storms to tranquil calm days.
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