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Island Bay Cottage, seafront accommodation.

21 reviews
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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
3 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
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. ...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. More
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About the Owner
Jonathan D
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:80%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:August 2011
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1 - 5 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

Such a perfect little cottage to stay. Very homely with incredible views. We saw Orca and dolphins from our front door! The host was also very helpful and accomodating. Will be back again in the future!

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank sarahwW9509EW
Jonathan D, VR Owner at Island Bay Cottage, seafront accommodation., responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2019

Thanks Sarah, hope the journey up to Taranaki went smoothly. Thanks for staying in the cottage. Regards, Jonathan

Reviewed 10 October 2018

Loved staying here, watching the ocean, the Interislander sailing by, the view of the South island on clear mornings. Village is close by with good amenities, bus is an easy option for transport. The road is between the sea and the cottage, so there is...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Scenic767926
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Reviewed 5 November 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...More

Date of stay: October 2017
2  Thank goingsomewheresoon
Management response:Responded 5 November 2017

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

Reviewed 18 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...More

Date of stay: April 2017
1  Thank John M
Reviewed 27 March 2017

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...More

Date of stay: February 2017
2  Thank C. Donald C
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Local Guides/Maps
Refrigerator
Alarm Clock
Washer
Water Views
Safe
Dryer
Towels Provided
Freezer
Paper Towels Provided
Cable/satellite TV
Books
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Waterfront
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
TV
Parking
Microwave
Boat Available
Linens Provided
Internet Access
Toaster
Patio
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Is this holiday rental renovated / up-to-date?YesNoUnsure
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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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