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La Grande, United States
Reviewed 18 March 2015

My wife Terry and I were welcomed like old friends. Our two night stay was highlighted by engaging conversation with Joy and Martin over delicious snacks, wine and beer. Joy even went the extra mile to provide a very tasteful alcohol free drink for my wife. The room was clean, tasteful and very comfortable. The bathroom was perfect! The jacuzzi...

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1Thank Monk K
Blenheim, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 March 2015

Martin and Joy are the most gracious hosts. They made us feel welcome and comfortable and went above and beyond to make sure our stay was memorable. They made my birthday even more special. The room was clean and quiet, the view magnificent. We would not hesitate to recommend them.

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2Thank Gypsy0501
Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2015

Our first experience of a 'home stay' (as opposed to a B&B ) and I have to say Joy and Martin really made my wife and I feel like family. It was unique and special experience to be made to feel so welcome in such a short time, as well as being so well looked after. We are sure they...

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Playa San Juan, Spain
Reviewed 3 January 2015

Joy and Martin are the best hosts, they are friendly, welcoming and most hospitable guys we have met in New Zealand. You really feel at home in their lovely house. We spent our evenings with them eating , drinking and sharing wonderful conversation. They really made our holiday in Wellington a great experience. Thank you so much, hope to see...

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Thank GillPhil2014
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 November 2014

Joy and Martin just provided me and my friend the best experience in Wellington, from the moment I contacted them over the phone, so friendly, attentive and really accomodating! The place has the most stunning views, the bedrooms are super comfortable and the whole place is just immaculate clean, tidy and with this "home" feeling that you dont often get...

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Thank marina987_11
Reviewed 29 November 2014

It's so a lovely accommodation with great Hosts - the best we met! The room has a beautiful view over the ocean, the bathroom is very Luxery with a towel heater and the breakfast was the best of the hole jeurney! But the most lovely thing are the people - Joy & Martin! They gave us great Tipps and made...

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Thank Vanessa8610
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 25 November 2014

Joy & Martin are amazing hosts. The breakfast was amazing, served in a dining room with an amazing view. Our room was comfortable, bathroom facilities very convenient. The location affords fantastic views, especially on Guy Fawkes night. Great entertainment ! We arrived as guests and left as friends. Good luck in the future.

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Thank Sherryl_M389
Opotiki, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 November 2014

I have stayed in many B&Bs but Joy and Matins hospitality was right up there. My friend and family had such a wonderful time. I stayed 6 nights and enjoyed every one of them. Great views pity we only saw the south Island once, We wish them well in the future.

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Thank nft2014
Reviewed 15 October 2014

Where do I begin! My partner and I stayed with Joy & Martin for 2 nights and wish it had been more. What a fantastic experience... beautifully friendly people who go over and above to make your stay feel like your own home, only better. Amazing breakfasts, very comfortable rooms and all the mod-cons you could ask for in an...

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2Thank Matthew B
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 9 September 2014

This was my first visit to Wellington. After this trip, it won't be my last. Having been made so very welcome by hosts Martin and Joy (now good friends) and experiencing Wellington first hand, I look forward to returning. The house was immaculately clean, very comfortable with jaw dropping views. A short taxi or shuttle bus and you're in the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our home is located in a quiet cul-de-sac, therefore has no through traffic. It is a modern home with fabulous sea views, views of the South Island and many amenities. We provide a full continental breakfast each morning. There is always home baking available to have with tea/coffee. The kitchen is available for guests use at any time.Wellington is a great city and we enjoy assisting guests with ideas of what to see and do during their stay.Our home is very special to us and you get the feel of the place as soon as you walk in. We look forward to hosting you and are sure you will enjoy your stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Home From Home Stay

Address: 7 A Bay Lair Grove | Island Bay, Wellington 6023, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range: $122 - $194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“The room with queen bed was wonderful”
 of 5 bubbles jeromek968, 17 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Double room has a lovely ocean/mountain views, very romantic. Twin share room very comfortable, no views but you can just go to their beautiful nicely decorated deck or lounge and enjoy the same stunning views ;)”
 of 5 bubbles marina987_11, 29 Nov 2014 | Read review
“You can't go wrong - the double room has a walk-in wardrobe and a spectacular view over to the South Island but the single room is spacious and bright while being closer to the bathroom. Choose whatever suits you! The whole house was renovated only a few years ago so the photos accurately show the standard and cleanliness of this beautiful home. Stay longer if you can, you won't regret it.”
 of 5 bubbles B2305VNmatthewb, 14 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Each room was individual however the double room had a walk-in wardrobe and the sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles NeilBigD34, 8 Sep 2014 | Read review
“cannot miss. all great rooms”
 of 5 bubbles bver88, 28 Aug 2014 | Read review
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