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    Gardens Homestay

    11 St. Mary Street | Thorndon, Wellington, New Zealand
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    Traveller (31)
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    “b b” (22 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    1 - 5 of 77 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    My husband and I had an all-too-brief 2-night stay at Gardens Homestay on October 14-15. Neil was very responsive and gracious during the booking process (done via email), and provided such a warm welcome - even including having the US flag flying on the front...More

    Thank Rebecca C
    Response from NeilHarrap, Owner at Gardens HomestayResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for the wonderful review, Becky and Rick. We're so pleased that you had a lovely visit to Wellington and that your stay with us was five star. Sally was pleased to read that her breakfasts were so highly regarded! We do enjoy our...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Don't miss this opportunity to stay this heritage home in a great location. Thorndon is a characterful area with restaurants and easy walking distance to the city centre. We stayed three nights at Gardens Homestay. Neil and Sally welcomed us into their home and we...More

    Thank Sue B
    Response from NeilHarrap, Owner at Gardens HomestayResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you Sue! We're overwhelmed by this very kind review and appreciate the glowing words. If there's such a thing as the 'perfect review' it would be just like yours! We really enjoyed your stay, we prefer the longer stays as we get to know...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Garden's Homestay is a lovely accommodation in a self-contained suburb only minutes from the bustling city of Wellington. It's truly the next best thing to a home away from home. Their suite is generous, wonderfully appointed with great views. But what separates it from other...More

    Thank Mone A
    Response from NeilHarrap, Owner at Gardens HomestayResponded 4 weeks ago

    We're privileged to get many interesting and accomplished guests at Gardens Homestay and Jim was in the tip echelon! With his wide-ranging business interests, plus extensive travel and being a keen skier we never ran out of conversation. I hope our paths cross again. Neil

    Reviewed 5 June 2017

    Sally and Neil were welcoming and friendly from the get go. The apartment remained warm and cozy throughout our stay even though it was starting to get chilly outside. The apartment is well set up with good division between the rooms (was not able to...More

    Thank lcvet
    Response from NeilHarrap, Owner at Gardens HomestayResponded 8 July 2017

    What a lovely review, and funny too! Laura is right, the 130 year old house is soundproof and that makes hosting even better from everyone's point of view. Laura and her Dad were perfect guests, interesting and entertaining and it was a pleasure to reunite...More

    Reviewed 26 April 2017

    We stayed one night at Garden Stay B&B. What a great find - easy walking down to CBD, close to restaurants and inner city attractions, quiet, spacious, beautiful restoration of an old villa, friendly and welcoming hosts - perfect.

    Thank RobvR2015
    Response from NeilHarrap, Owner at Gardens HomestayResponded 28 April 2017

    We wish that Rob and Mary had stayed longer than one night as the conversations were so interesting! Next time we'll pick up where we left off. Thank you for the kind comments, much appreciated. Sally and Neil

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    • Pool
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
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    • US$200 - US$277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    NeilHarrap
    10 July 2017|
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    Response from RobvR2015 | Reviewed this property |
    Saw your email Neil
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    nin1954
    25 January 2017|
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    Response from NeilHarrap | Property representative |
    Sorry but we're unavailable but may have a suitable alternative for you. Email me on our website address. Neil
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    Daisy M
    23 July 2016|
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    Response from NeilHarrap | Property representative |
    Hello Daisy, Yes, we can take a reservation on those dates. Please can you advise the number in the party and I will provide further details and information. I would appreciate you contacting me on our email address which... More
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    Room Tips
    "Single suite, wonderful view"
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    "There is only one room, a suite actually, and it is a great place to stay with the long balcony off the main..."
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    "only 1 and it's great!"
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    "The rooms were upstairs and they were fantastic."
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