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Light House Cinema

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3 Paekakariki Hill Road, Pauatahanui, Porirua 5381, New Zealand
+64 4-234 6770
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Lack of customer service

Very disappointing service if you book online and then have to cancel. Soon after booking and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
Lovely cinema with a country feel

This is a 30 min drive from Wellington city and feels very country. The drive is lovely with the... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
Alipa50
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Wellington, New Zealand
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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“light house” (5 reviews)
“inlet” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
3 Paekakariki Hill Road, Pauatahanui, Porirua 5381, New Zealand
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+64 4-234 6770
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A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointing service if you book online and then have to cancel. Soon after booking and paying for tickets online last week our grandson became ill. My husband left 2 voicemail messages to cancel the tickets. He clearly requested a call back. Those calls were...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

This is a 30 min drive from Wellington city and feels very country. The drive is lovely with the inlet always in view. You can book online in advance and choose your seats. Seats are allocated so it pays to book early. There is plenty...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2018

The Pauatahanui inlet road runs right round the bay toward the cinema and village. A stunning boardwalk further along for those who like a bit more activity.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

With most of the theatres closed in Wellington due to the Earthquake we went to The Light House and loved it. We enjoyed a coffee while looking out into the bush and had great customer service. The theatre was small but comfy with built in...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Nice clean and very comfortable this cinema offers a nice quieter alternative to the bigger cinema's. Set in the bush with a pleasant cafe and licensed bar it provided a very nice afternoon cinematic experience.

Thank Q8926NWchrist
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Awesome little cinema, intimate style with two seater shared couches, great coffee and service, friendly staff who are super good with the kids.

Thank M9570ACtomr
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

We love going to the Light House cinema to see a movie and always choose this venue for seeing movies that interest us . Staff are lovely. Seats in the cinema are so comfortable. Cute little couches for 2 with cushions. Only a small cinema...More

Thank biddye67
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

This is a small intimate cinema with 2 seater sofas and little tables so you can have a drink while you watch the movie. The cafe has a good selection of delicious light meals and snacks to enjoy before or after the movie. Really friendly...More

Thank Ah62
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Plenty of free Parking nearby and worth arriving early for a pre movie drink. The coffee is hot and comes served with a Jaffa. Friendly staff and comfortable seats with lots of leg room. You can book on line or phone booking. As the theatres...More

Thank Alipa50
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend for intimate friendly environment. Cafe not so inviting. We go regularly to the movies but find the cafe only good for drinks.

Thank Artnita
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