Wellington and the Wairarapa Hotels

Shepherd's Arms Speight's Ale House

  • 285 Tinakori Rd. Map It
  • Thorndon

Pros

  • Reasonably priced
  • Fairly close to the city
  • A short walk to the Botanic Gardens

Cons

  • There can be some noise from the bar crowd

Published 10/27/2015

Fodor's Review

New Zealand's oldest hotel, which has rooms with private baths, is a place to soak up history and mingle with the locals. Head to the bar and mix with Wellington's after-work crowd; old photos on the wall show the city in the hotel's early days. The Ale House serves an excellent steak.

Hotel Information

Address:

285 Tinakori Rd., Wellington, Wellington, 6011, New Zealand

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Phone:

04-472–1320

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 12 rooms
  • Rate includes: No meals

Published 10/27/2015

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