Best Location, Character Apartment!

Apartment - Private room · Courtenay Pl, Wellington, Wellington 6011, New Zealand

Private double room with wardrobe in the absolute best location for exploring Wellington City!

The Space

Double room with wardrobe in a modern central city apartment, with high studded ceilings and great views out onto Courtenay Place. Located in one of the best locations in Wellington with few accommodation options in the heart of the city (apart from the stunning but pricey Museum Hotel), when you are not sight-seeing you can people watch from the living room.

Facilities include shared bathroom with washer and dryer, fully-equipped kitchen, separate study with printer for your use and spacious living/dining area with great views onto Courtenay Place.

Please note: this is an internal room, with fan ventilation.

With the entire city on the doorstep, there is absolutely no need to bus or taxi anywhere. Walk outside the entrance of the apartment and find yourself on the bustling main street of Courtenay Place, home of some of Wellington's best bars and restaurants. From here it is only a 2 minute walk to Reading Cinema, the St. James Theatre and the famous Cuba Street.

A further 5-10 minute will get you to the Te Papa Museum, the waterfront, live theatres, designer shopping, city markets, New World supermarket, Waitangi Park and Oriental Parade’s promenade and beach.

Situated right on the central bus route that takes you to and from the Wellington Airport ($9 per way), walk 5 metres down the road from the entrance of the building and find yourself at the bus stop. New Zealand's most popular gym, Les Mills is also located right across the street.

Rate includes free internet, free local calling to landlines, and use of the washing machine and dryer. Basic breakfast can be provided if requested.

There are two parking options within a 1 minute walk of the apartment, one covered and one uncovered.

You will share the apartment with a friendly, female, young professional (non-smoker), who will have you well-acquainted with the Capital City by the time you leave, but also give you your own space. You'll also have your own set of keys so you can come and go hassle-free (even when sneaking in at 4am).

PLEASE NOTE: The apartment has 2 bedrooms, and the entire thing can be available on request and at an additional price.

In light of the recent earthquakes I am happy to say that the building is earthquake-safe. I've experienced both big ones at home, and everything is fine!

Guest Access

Cooking Facilities
Hair dryer

Interaction with Guests

I am at work 8:30-5:30 on weekdays but home most evenings and weekends. Available to personally check in guests almost anytime of the day and any day of the week.

The Neighborhood

The Courtenay Quarter is a vibrant and bustling hub of activity both day and night. Home to some of Wellington's best bars and restaurants, Courtenay Place also hosts 90% of Wellington's live theatre venues - making it perfect for art and music lovers. What's more, is that New Zealand's best museum - Te Papa is only two blocks (5 minutes walk) away. For outdoor activities, hike up Mt Victoria and see a spectacular view of the entire city and harbour, take a bike ride along the waterfront, or rent kayakes in the harbour. No matter what you are into, the immediate area is jammed full of arts, entertainment, culture and outdoors.

Getting around

Courtenay Place is the main bus route and all major buses including the $9/way airport bus stops right outside the front door.

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 6
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: $40 / night after the first guest
Weekly Price: $513 /week
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
Cancellation: Strict

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • Location was and central and perfect as you can get. Clean room and a comfy flat. The shower and bathroom facilities are more than adequate . The bed was comfortable and the bedroom has it's own air conditioner.

    Shadoe was pleasant to deal with and made me feel at home right from the start. She was happy to assist with recommendations, phone calls and even my courier mail. It was a pleasure to stay in her flat.

    Shadoe is a great host and I would highly recommend the stay if you are looking for an accommodation in the center of Wellington.

    March 2014
  • This is a great little place to stay right in the centre of Wellington. You can literally walk out and be surrounded by cafes, bars, restaurants, walk down to the habour, museums. It does get a little rowdy late at night, (but I was there during freshers weeks when all the students come out to play). There is a great wine bar down the road called Ancestral which is worth going to for their 200+ impressive wine list.

    The apartment was really clean, and Shadoe was a great host. She took me out for a drink the first night I arrived which made me feel really welcome and invited me out a few times during the week, but sadly I couldn't make it. Unfortunately, our paths didn't cross too much much after that- but we did manage to wave goodbye the following week.

    I would totally recommend this place as somewhere to stay, especially if you don't like walking up and down all the steep hills around Wellington.

    March 2014
  • Shadoe was a great host! Loved the location and her place was so cozy and fun. Glad I was able to scoop up the place because she had been booked a lot lately and it really is the perfect place to stay while in town. Easy access to everything! Don't hesitate if you are looking!

    February 2014
  • Shadoe's apartment is lovely and in the perfect location downtown. I just needed a quick night in Wellington and Shadoe was very accommodating. I highly recommend staying in her home and will look her up again if I get back to Wellington.

    February 2014
  • Great place and awesome location.

    February 2014
  • Place is amazing, perfect location and big enough for our four guests that stayed. Great host and a recommended place to stay for anyone!

    February 2014
  • Shadoe is a great host and the apartment could not be better located to explore all that Wellington has to offer. I spent 3 nights there. Excellent experience.

    February 2014
  • The reservation was canceled the day before arrival. This is an automated posting.

    January 2014
  • Wellington is a great place to visit and that was made all the better by staying at Shadoe's perfectly situated apartment. We didn't have a car so were easily able to walk to shops, restaurants, museums, and along the water for miles. The apartment is nicely furnished -very clean and tidy, too. For us - it was the perfect place to stay.

    January 2014
  • Shadoe does not exaggerate when she says her apartment is in the best location for exploring Wellington. We found it a clean, comfortable and convenient home base from which to see the city on foot and by bus. In her communication with us prior to our stay, Shadoe was thorough and concise in her instructions. We would stay with Shadoe again, and recommend her listing to others--except for people traveling with very young children. Because the apartment is built on various levels with interior stairs between living areas, there may be risk of crawlers or toddlers falling.

    December 2013
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Nice to meet you! I'm Shadoe. I am a marketing contractor with a small graphic design business and I love to cook. I would love to help get you acquainted with the beautiful city of Wellington!
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