Richmond Guest House — Wellington
Richmond Guest House is a freshly renovated bed & breakfast in Central Wellington within 10 to 15 minutes walk Courtenay Place, Cuba Street Mall and Te Papa Museum.
Property Features : Along with coffee/tea in a common area, this smoke-free bed and breakfast has laundry facilities and a computer station. Free continental breakfast, free Wi-Fi in public areas, and free self-parking are also provided. Additionally, free newspapers, multilingual staff, and a TV in a common area are onsite.
Room Amenities : All 11 freshly renovated rooms feature free Wi-Fi and Select Comfort beds. Room service, premium bedding, and free newspapers are among the other amenities available to guests.
Historic Building / Modern Comforts : The Richmond Guest House is a lovely 19th century eleven-room villa less than 1 km from Courtenay Place and Wellington City Business District (CBD).
The Richmond has recently been refurbished and has all its original features including beautiful ornate plaster ceilings and cornices throughout. Restored to its former grandeur, we have eleven freshly-renovated rooms, single, double, twin and triple all of which have their own bathrooms plus hairdryers, radio alarms and newspapers delivered to rooms daily. There are free laundry facilities for guests.
Meals & Relaxation : A free, varied, continental breakfast is included with all rooms. There is a communal kitchen where guests can prepare their own meals with a connecting dining room where complimentary tea, coffee and hot chocolate is always available. We have a computer set up in the dining room for free internet use and there is free Wi-Fi throughout the building as well. We also have a TV lounge where you can relax.
We are a 100% non-smoking property (and we don't encourage smokers!) and not suitable for children.
Car Parking : If you have a car, you can easily park for free in the street in front of the guest house (we will provide you with a resident card).
Ideally Located : You can reach the famous (free) Te Papa museum (15-20 minutes walk), or go out to eat delicious meals and have a drink in one of the many restaurants on Courtenay Place in (10-15 minutes walk).
For your groceries, there is a little shop at 3 minutes walking, and a big New World at 15 minutes walking.
You can also walk to Cuba Street in 20 minutes, to enjoy a cup of coffee, do shopping, or appreciate the night market every Friday and Saturday evening. Finally, you can walk to the famous red cable car in 20-25 minutes. It will take you to the top of the hill for $4, where you will enjoy a stunning view of the city. From there, you can access to the wonderful Botanical Garden, or take a free shuttle to explore Zealandia.
Air, Ferry, Rail Connections : The bus number 2 stops up the street, and we are on the shuttle bus route and within a 10-minute drive to the Airport, Rail, and Inter-island Ferry (Approximately $25 for two from airport and ferry).
Welcome from your host, John Cairns : We don't claim to be the Hilton, but if you are travelling to Wellington for business or pleasure, for one night or ten, we offer clean, well located and comfortable accommodation at an affordable price.
Next time you are in Wellington, please make The Richmond your home away from home.