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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We too stayed here for two nights prior to catching the Interislander Ferry and were very pleased with the warm welcome we received from Shelly. Everything possible was considered and available for an enjoyable stay. The attention to detail is first class including the 3D TV and Blu-ray DVD player in the room. We took the train to Wellington for... More 

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ShelleyEastwood, Owner at Kenlea Cottage, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time out to post a review, they are very important to us. It was lovely to have you stay and we'd love to see you again Kindest Regards Shelley and Clive More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

A very welcoming host who ensured we had everything we needed to make our stay pleasant and comfortable. We were very impressed with the large and comprehensive DVD library. Proximity to many types of eating establishments was another great plus.

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ShelleyEastwood, Owner at Kenlea Cottage, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely review and we do look forward to seeing you again next time you are down this way. Kindest regards Shelley and Clive More 

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Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Highly recommended !!! I must say its our best stay in New Zealand. Very friendly and welcoming host. Unique well maintained cottage ,warm and cosy . Excellent decor and well maintained garden.perfect location.will surely come back next time we visit Wellington :) A big thank youto our host . good luck :) :) :)

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ShelleyEastwood, Owner at Kenlea Cottage, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your response ! we are very pleased you enjoyed your stay. Dont forget to email next time for you special discount :) More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2016

We stayed here for two nights prior to catching the Interislander Ferry and were very impressed by the welcome we received and the fact that everything possible was provided for an enjoyable stay. The attention to detail is first class and it's very easy to find a nice eating place nearby. Be warned that the few miles drive to the... More 

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ShelleyEastwood, Owner at Kenlea Cottage, responded to this review

We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay and sorry to hear you had a slow trip to the Ferry. Usually it is only 15 -2 20 mins but as with any road system problems can occur I guess. Normally our guests have plenty of time for a nice hot cuppa at the Terminal before the 3 hour 20... More 

New Zealand
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23 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2015

Spent a great weekend here.. such a perfect location. A lot of effort has gone into furnishing this B&B -the 3D TV in the bedroom and the large selection of DVD's in the shared lounge. You can cook in the well equipped shared kitchen but why bother with the Jackson St bars and restaurants only 150m to the left. An... More 

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ShelleyEastwood, Owner at Kenlea Cottage, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely kind review, its so nice to get such lovely feedback. Kindest regards Shelley & Clive More 

Charlottesville, Virginia
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 November 2015

This location just outside of Wellington, therefore away from the maddening crowd yet easy to find and commute to and from the city for sightseeing. This former home has beautifully landscaped gardens, and quiet, clean and comfortable shared areas-living room & kitchen. It was a self-serve breakfast, but kitchen had everything one needed to cook eggs or even bring in... More 

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ShelleyEastwood, Owner at Kenlea Cottage, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review, and we hope to see you again :) Kindest regards Shelley & Clive More 

waikuku beach
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Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

We were very impressed with our stay and the hosts. They were informative but also knew when we wanted space. The accommodation is great and very clean. The house has a nice feel and is a short walk into Petone. we would recommend to our friends and family.

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ShelleyEastwood, Owner at Kenlea Cottage, responded to this review

Thanks A lot for your excellent review, its so nice to see people happy kindest regards Shelley & Clive More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 June 2015

Kenlea Cottage is well furnished, very clean and the hosts are very friendly. It is located on a quiet side road (plenty of parking), but only a short walk away from the sea shore and all the restaurants etc. of Petone. Our stay there is always very enjoyable and breakfast is great.

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ShelleyEastwood, Owner at Kenlea Cottage, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review, we really do appreciate each and every review we get. All the best and kindest regards from Shelley and Clive More 

Hastings
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 10 May 2015

Well-situated, this is the ideal place to stay when we visit our children living in central Wellington about 10 minutes away. Clive and Shelley are wonderful hosts and the accommodation is immaculate. Breakfast provisions are supplied for a great breakfast and there is a huge selection of DVDs to view. Wifi is great.

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ShelleyEastwood, Owner at Kenlea Cottage, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely review and it really is so nice to see you again. Its always nice to have people return - the ultimate endorsement :) Kindest Regards Shelley & Clive More 

Taupo, New Zealand
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65 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2015

Conveniently situated just off the Main Street in Petone, is this charming cottage, which has been beautifully set up as a bed & breakfast by the owners was truly a home from home experience. Whilst our bedrooms weren't over large, each had its own en-suite. The fully equipped dining kitchen is a lovely setting for the continental breakfast provided. If... More 

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ShelleyEastwood, Owner at Kenlea Cottage, responded to this review

Phew ... we are humbled, what a lovely review you gave us. We are always looking at better ways to improve the experience so hopefully you will notice small differences each time you come back ! We look forward to you return ! Kindest Regards Shelley and Clive More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kenlea Cottage is a delightful fully modernised, warm and cosy cottage situated in the heart of historic Petone.Kenlea Cottage offers all the warmth and hospitality of a bed and breakfast along with the privacy and facilities of a motel, it is the very best of both worlds. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kenlea Cottage

Address: 27 Buick Street | Lower Hutt, Petone, Lower Hutt 5012, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Lower Hutt > Petone
Price Range: €93 - €103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kenlea Cottage 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“They are all good”
 of 5 bubbles 314gede, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Discuss your requirements with Shelley, who will do her best to sort out the best room she can for you.”
 of 5 bubbles Cigar0, 13 Apr 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are beautifu. No bad choices. The Rimu room has a large ensuite.”
 of 5 bubbles bobbymcsnoddy, 7 Feb 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are great”
 of 5 bubbles iP0kerman, 2 Jul 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in the room facing the street. With the main window closed, noise from cars, etc wasn't an issue.”
 of 5 bubbles -ppppo, 14 Feb 2014 | Read review
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