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Booklovers Bed and Breakfast

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 7 January 2012

Jane is a published author and runs an excellent B&B. Her home is spotless and very convenient for all the attractions of downtown Wellington. If you're an avid reader, her library of books is a gold mine.

2Thank Neil B
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 December 2011

This was a lovely find. All the standards are great here - Jane is a friendly and helpful host, the bed and shower are comfy, there is free functional wi-fi and the breakfast is plentiful and absolutely delicious (especially if you opt for a cooked breakfast and Jane makes you scrambled eggs with bacon). We took an early ferry after...

1Thank pancreas
Bowling Green, Kentucky
Reviewed 23 November 2011

We stayed at Booklovers for approximately two weeks. Our trip to New Zealand was made to fulfill a dream of our daughter to travel to New Zealand since she was 8 yrs. old.(she is now 15) Booklovers B&B was chosen as our accommodation based on reviews and the fact that Booklovers revolves around books, the love of books and the...

4Thank STEG515
Reviewed 8 November 2011

Brilliant and characterful bed and breakfast in gorgeous and convenient location. Highly recommended, breakfasts are divine, great to chat with Jane, Sally and other guests, bus stops right outside, and great views from terrace! I can't recommend this highly enough.

Thank WinstonLola
Berkeley, California
Reviewed 1 November 2011

Jane Tolerton is an icon for her Booklover's B&B and her dedication to Ettie Rout, a much under-appreciated icon herself. The B&B is full of couples and maybe it is Wellington's bustle, but all was very rushed at Booklover's when we visited. Jane herself was graceous and very helpful with directions and ideas. We were not impressed with the restaurants...

1Thank jenckes
Reviewed 28 September 2011

We stayed here while on holiday in NZ. The owner, Jane Tolerton, is a well-known New Zealand writer who's written 5 books, one of which won an award. The place is situated in a residential area of Wellington, so it's about 10 minute walk to downtown, which isn't bad. Plus you're near a bus stop too (which we took to...

Thank spbeam
Reviewed 9 August 2011

I booked a room at Booklovers because it was around the corner from where my overseas friends were staying, and it turned out to be a great choice. My flights were messed up because of snow, but Jane was there to greet me at 10pm and showed me how to work the front door combination - which is a great...

Thank tipsfromatraveller
Beverly, Massachusetts
Reviewed 30 July 2011

We had a nice stay in this cozy B&B! Pros: The location was really convenient and there was a place for us to park our car. All the books were really awesome. The hostess was very helpful with ideas and tips. Cons: There was free wine in a guest refrigerator, but it had been open too long and tasted kind...

Thank Eve1717
Hong Kong
Reviewed 24 July 2011

"Booklovers" with thousands of books was really a jump into imagination and initiated so many interesting chats with the owner, who's a writer. She is super friendly and will delight you with a 5 star breakfast. Everything is just so tasty! We could move in!! 10 min walk from the city centre and because there are many ways to reach...

Thank latin-backpacker
Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 24 May 2011

We spent just one night in Wellington on our way to the South Island. To our disappointment Jane was off completing her novel and we really wanted to meet her after trading emails and reading the great reviews. The host did a great job showing us around the B&B, giving us local advice and the breakfast was very good. It...


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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
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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: RM488 - RM549 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Booklovers Bed and Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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“The Janet Frame room is the only one with enough rooms for 3 people. It is in the front of the house, closest to the road.”
evegstephens, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The ensuite room upstairs at the back had great views and birdsong.”
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.”
JuliaS589, 13 Nov 2015 | Read review
“all rooms appeared to be large and well appointed”
clancollins6, 11 Nov 2015 | Read review
“The front rooms overlook the tunnel and the city”
WendyNa2015, 4 Oct 2015 | Read review
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