Boutique apartment in the creative Cuba quarter in the heart of the ‘coolest little capital’ in the world. Here quality, character and culture combine to offer unique accommodation. Situated above one of the city’s leading contemporary art galleries in a building that was originally a stable, this recently refurbished apartment is distinctively furnished with top quality art, courtesy of the gallery.
The Art Stable features one bedroom with a super king or two single beds and a sofa bed in the living room. Double glazing and luxurious Egyptian cotton sheets and quality linen should ensure a good night’s sleep. A full kitchen, with light breakfast provisions, is available, but with so many cafes right on the doorstep, you may just want to eat out.
Your visit to Wellington is hosted (if you need a host) by Alison (and the sweet natured chocolate Labrador Coco) who live in the adjacent apartment. A born and bred Wellingtonian, Alison can provide advice on all the best places to see and eat as well as things to do. Just 500 metres from the city’s award winning waterfront, the Art Stable offers a warm retreat and easy walking access to everything the city has to offer – from inner city shopping and entertainment to harbour, beach and bush.
Instead of having a minimum 2 night stay, we charge a little extra for one night so a one night stay is NZ$260. These rates are for 2 people. Additional people $40 each. Our prices include 15% goods and services tax so the basic accommodation price is 85% of the listed price.
My husband enjoyed this airbnb booking on his own and, shocking to me, on arrival he texted 'wow this place is cool'. He is not known for taking note of his surroundings, and even more rare is it a positive report so this must be a special location which I look forward to enjoying some day in the future. Well done, Alison! Thanks for accommodating him at short notice, based on his comments this is something special.
Y-ay! What an amazing way to start our NZ trip! This was like sleeping over in a gallery. The Art Stable is bright, clean and interesting. It is also in the heart of everything; walking distance to good coffee, galleries, food, vintage shopping and bus routes. Alison has wonderful taste. We were very happy to benefit from it.
Wonderful place to stay in a great city! Perfect location (everything is walkable), comfortable apartment (with beautiful art), and awesome help in suggesting "must see" and "must eat" spots in Wellington. Cocoa the dog was a dream as well! Would highly recommend and would love to stay again! Thanks Alison!
we loved alison's apartment and we loved welly! the apartment is spacious (two floors), very comfortable, well-outfitted, and pleasing from a design perspective. the location right around the corner from the cuba street mall is really ideal. alison (with the help of vanessa) was a very welcoming and helpful host. and the bed was super luxurious! this is a great apartment in a great city!
I went to Wellington for just over 3 weeks- I felt at home in Alison's apartment. It was luxury, great location and a fantastic host. The art was tasteful and adds a new dimension to the stay. I strongly recommend staying in the Art Stable you won't regret it!
We had a fabulous stay at the Art Stable. A very convenient location and beautiful apartment - the bed was heaven! Alison was informative, professional and helpful whilst allowing us to enjoy our privacy during our stay. We will definitely be back and would recommend this to anyone considering this lovely home.
The Art Stable was wonderful - beautifully airy and light, in a fantastic location in the heart of town. The apartment is even better than it looks in its photos; spotlessly clean with great attention to detail. Alison and Coco the lab were gracious friendly hosts. Will be recommending this one to friends traveling to Welly.
My parents came over for my graduation and Alison accommodated them very well. The location was fantastic and the apartment felt like a home away from home. It was fantastic for my parents however was a little cramped with four people sleeping in it. Overall the experience was fantastic.
This studio was a great place to stay while in Wellington. Centrally located with so many things to offer at your fingertips. Alison was so accommodating; especially since I was on a whirlwind of travel backlash. Her assistance and response time was so much appreciated.
The studio itself was perfection. I loved the two level floorplan and the bed allowed a well needed rest. It was extremely comfortable. My only regret is that I wasn't able to stay longer. Her studio is a must on your travels to Wellington. It's such a great alternative to a hotel stay. She's versed in the area and can offer great suggestions for traveling around.
Overall, an excellent choice for Wellington. The studio captures the artistic vibe that Wellington is made of. Well done Alison!
My husband and I had the most amazing time at the Art Stable! It is such a creative and welcoming space. Alison provided lovely fruits and muesli for breakfast, and this neighborhood is the absolute best for getting coffee nearby. The photos are beautiful, but the space is even better in person! We had a friend stay with us for one night, and the layout allowed her the privacy of the upstairs lounge while we stayed in the bedroom below. Both the bed and sofa bed were extremely comfortable. We enjoyed beautiful weather during our 2 night stay, but I imagine on the less ideal Wellington days, this would be a great place to stay inside and relax. We enjoyed the art in the apartment and we highly recommend the gallery downstairs--another highlight of staying at the Art Stable! Also- Cocoa was a total sweetheart!
This is the final rate, including any fees from the host and Airbnb.