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Te Puni Village

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80 Fairlie Terrace, Wellington 6021 New Zealand
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#42 of 53 hotels in Wellington
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The accommodation offers a range of single bedrooms, studios and self-contained apartments and all include free Wi-Fi, continental breakfast as well as linen and towels. The apartments offer fully equipped kitchens as well as a dining and living area and all the bedrooms offer access to communal areas with tea/coffee making facilties. Te Puni Village has a large social space with pool table and TV, laundry room with washers and dryers, a dining hall and a stunning roof terrace overlooking Wellington and the harbour! The location is perfect with a short walk into Wellington centre with its attractions and located next to Victoria University. Walk to the Botanical Gardens, take the tram to the harbour and spend the afternoon in Te Pa Museum.
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Paid public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Game room
Hiking
Conference facilities
Banquet room
24-hour security
Wifi
Breakfast available
Vending machine
Billiards
Bowling offsite
Table tennis
Tennis court offsite
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared bathroom
Shared lounge / TV area
First aid kit
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Clothes dryer
Self-serve laundry
Washing machine
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Desk
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Refrigerator
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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SophieW wrote a review Feb 2020
3 contributions1 helpful vote
I booked this room through campus summer stays. Although I was aware that this was a student accommodation, I was not prepared for the state of this building. I have stayed in two other student accommodations previously, and neither was as bad as this one. I also stayed somewhere else for my last week in Wellington, which was at a similar price, and which further made me realise how poorly Te Puni was run. Firstly, the welcome I got was sub-par; the young man who checked me in had very little knowledge of the building or the services a summer student could access (this was after I finally found the poorly directioned front desk - you can't access the building at all without a swipe card, which makes it difficult to get inside for anyone who hasn't checked in yet). The hallway to my room was completely pitch black when I arrived, making me think I had taken a wrong turn (I hadn't). As a young woman, this was not very welcoming and I did not feel safe. Other disappointing factors of this stay included being told an incorrect location of the laundry, the cleaning services lacking extremely (there were dead moths in the hallway outside my room for over a week, I had to ask for the bathrooms to be cleaned after the shower drains were blocked for over a week etc), and the shared kitchen facilities on my floor were shocking, with mouldy vegetables in the fridge for weeks, even after I notified staff of this. One staff member used rude words when talking to me about the state of the kitchen (the long-stay summer students seemed to get the blame for this - I used the kitchen no more than three times and suspected it was some of the short-stay visitors who had put the food in the kitchen and forgotten about it). The breakfast in the mornings was alright, althought the frequent occurence of birds eating out of the cereal containers was unhygenic and off-putting. If you left your plate on a table for more than a few seconds, for example while grabbing a knife and fork, you would come back to see a sparrow eating some of your food. Another issue was that even though I was a long-stay student, and had pre-paid for all my meals, apparently I wasn't allowed the hot breakfast which was sometimes available, and got told off for taking some. The vegetarian dinners were shocking, and food was often recycled and the "lentin curry" would have yesterdays leftovers added to it. The room itself was large and clean, which is why I give 2 stars.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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rnamorrison wrote a review Jan 2020
Hastings, New Zealand1 contribution
For short term accommodation, this is as good as it gets. No hassles. Clean & tidy rooms. 5-star views. Quiet. Functional bathroom facilities. And breakfast thrown in as well. Because of the time of year parking is not a hassle either.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
Room Tip: See if you can a room facing the city......gorgeous views.
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praveensabc wrote a review Dec 2019
Mumbai, India2 contributions
Its a okay type accommodation. one can go and stay there. It s cheap but some services need to be improved. It is on the top of the hill, if you dont have any plan to walk, better not to go here. Overall it is a okay place to stay.
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled on business
Room Tip: There is no room tip.
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Response from CLVNZ, Manager at Te Puni Village
Responded 5 Dec 2019
Thank you for taking time to review your stay. Apologies that everything was only okay, we do try our best to make everyone's stay as great as possible. If you have any direct feedback as to what services could be improved please give us an email as we are always open to improving. All the best The Te Puni Village Team
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Kevin T wrote a review Nov 2019
Rothesay Bay, New Zealand2 contributions
I had a suite, so that at least I had my own bathroom. The accommodation is pretty basic (no TV or hairdryer) but has a basic breakfast included. This includes cereal, yoghurt, milk, fruit, toast and drinks. The bed is not made up each day. But the basics are all there and worked fine.
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled on business
Room Tip: Bring a hair dryer if you need one!
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Response from CLVNZ, Manager at Te Puni Village
Responded 5 Dec 2019
Hi Kevin Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We're glad that you found great value for money with us and we hope to see you again in the future. All the best The Te Puni Village Team
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marg155 wrote a review Nov 2019
Palmerston, New Zealand46 contributions17 helpful votes
Close to Victoria university of Wellington’s Kelburn campus, and basically ok but be warned. It’s a student hostel, and has its downside as a consequence. My experience of a casual stay even outside of term time - for a conference - was of being in a room amongst student residents who kept me awake shouting and bashing along the corridor. Maybe just youthful high spirits, but this was really late at night and I needed sleep. It was basically horrible and I wished I’d stayed in a regular hotel. To be fair, I have stayed in hostels before without so much noise, but often that was where a floor had been put aside for non student guests.
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Trip type: Travelled on business
Room Tip: Ask if you can be away from student residents!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Te Puni Village
Which popular attractions are close to Te Puni Village?
Nearby attractions include Fragrifert Parfumeur, the Victorian Perfumery (0.7 km), ZEALANDIA Ecosanctuary (1.2 km), and Hawthorn Lounge (1.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Te Puni Village?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and meeting rooms.
Which room amenities are available at Te Puni Village?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a refrigerator, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Te Puni Village?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Te Puni Village?
Yes, paid public parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Te Puni Village?
Conveniently located restaurants include Jano Bistro, Yellow Chilli, and Neo Cafe & Eatery.
Are any cleaning services offered at Te Puni Village?
Yes, self serve laundry and a clothes dryer are offered to guests.
Does Te Puni Village offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Are there any historical sites close to Te Puni Village?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Old St Paul's (2.1 km), Government House (2.0 km), and Wellington Cable Car (1.0 km).