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Grand Junction, Colorado
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85 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016

We choose B&Bs in our travels and have had some good experiences on three continents. This was among the best. Booklovers is comfortable but has nothing outstanding except for Jane, the host. It was always clean and it is convenient. Discussions with Jane about her writing and books in her many bookshelves were too short only because we'd have loved... More 

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Avila, Spain
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30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Old, dirty (the bath was full of death insects!)... The name sounds romantic and avocative but the reality stinks! (literally: It smells mildew and moisture.). The hosttest is nice but I won't recommend the place to anybody... Luckily, it was just one night.

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Beesd, The Netherlands
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38 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

If you want to see Wellington, there is a bus stop just in front that brings you to the city centre in less than 10 minutes. One guest can park a car on the property, for other guests a nearby parking that is free of charge from 6 pm to next morning 8 am, and limited to one hour otherwise.... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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76 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

We chose BnBs for our trip rather than hotels or resorts precisely for the kind of experience we had here ... personalized attention and an at home feel of the place. Booklovers is quaint and comfortable with good service and attention, both from Jane and other staff. For those exploring LOTR locations, it's also a short walk from Mt Victoria... More 

Thank Brisco66
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30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

A word of warning. If you want a sterile chain hotel with strips across the lavvy to prove it has been cleaned, and an identikit welcome in every town, do NOT stay here. If you want a great welcome, a stay in a really nice friendly house where you are well looked after and you can sit over breakfast and... More 

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Emsworth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Our bedroom was upstairs facing the road at the front of the house. It was cluttered and tired, the sort of room you would enjoy staying at in a friend's house, but it didn't feel appropriate in a fairly expensive B&B. The tiny shower room was awkwardly designed. However, I think at least one of the other bedrooms was more... More 

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Ashburton, New Zealand
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2016

On arrival we received a friendly welcome from our host Jane. Our daughter and her fiancé had already arrived from Auckland (Ashburton for us) and were comfortably installed relaxing in their room. Our room was lovely. The Bed and Breakfast is close to town but right next door to the Mt Victoria green belt and we could hear the tuis... More 

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Woodend, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2016

We 'booked' Booklovers for the last night of our North Island road trip. The host Jane was very welcoming and helpful, especially as we needed breakfast at 6am to catch our early morning interisland ferry. Would happily stay here again :-)

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Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2015

We stayed for three nights and enjoyed it very much. We had a very good welcome. Booklovers likes to offer unfussy hospitality and it did just that. We enjoyed the sunny terrace and the lounge where we connected with other guests. The location is good being close to the centre of town.

Thank Sarah J
Melbourne, Australia
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75 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2015

We originally chose Booklovers because we both like books, read them, write them and even design them, so a b&b devoted to the pleasure of books seemed an obvious choice. The location sounded perfect for us too, walkable to the city, edging a green belt, elevated views and free parking. We arrived and were immediately met by a friendly face... More 

Thank Peter D

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Booklovers Bed and Breakfast

Address: 123 Pirie Street | Mt Victoria, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range: RM505 - RM569 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Booklovers Bed and Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Booklovers Hotel Wellington
Booklovers b&b
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“The ensuite room upstairs at the back had great views and birdsong.”
 of 5 bubbles 227peterd, 17 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Don't have the downstairs room at the front if you are a light sleeper although it does have a bath.”
 of 5 bubbles JuliaS589, 13 Nov 2015 | Read review
“all rooms appeared to be large and well appointed”
 of 5 bubbles clancollins6, 11 Nov 2015 | Read review
“The front rooms overlook the tunnel and the city”
 of 5 bubbles WendyNa2015, 4 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Go for an upstairs room.”
 of 5 bubbles wizbo, 19 Mar 2015 | Read review
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