Shepherds Arms Hotel - Wellington

285 Tinakori Road, Thorndon, Wellington, New Zealand  show map
 3 stars
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Shepherds Arms Hotel - Wellington

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

A la carte restaurant

Welcome drink

Swim-up bar

Dining room

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Solarium

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

The stylish 3-star Shepherds Arms Hotel offers tour/ticket assistance, dry cleaning and laundry.

The hotel is 1050 meters away from Museum of Wellington City & Sea. The property is located within a 20-minute walk to the center of Wellington.

Wellington International airport can be reached in 10 minutes by car from Shepherds Arms Hotel.

Rooms

The hotel offers 13 modern rooms featuring a work desk, climate control, complimentary Wi-Fi, an iron with ironing board and satellite television as well as shared bathrooms with bath sheets, a shower and a Jacuzzi. Room facilities also include a kettle, a fridge and coffee/tea makers for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

The restaurant entices with dishes of local cuisine. Guests can share a meal in Tinakori Bistro and The Speight's Ale House, located about 50 meters away.

Services

There are a luggage storage, free self parking and free private parking provided on-site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   13.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • No wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Medical facilities service
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Swim-up bar
  • Poolside snack bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Projector
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • High chairs
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Children's menu

Leisure facilities

  • Beach umbrellas
  • Sun loungers
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Solarium
  • Jacuzzi

Room facilities

  • Heating
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 10 am FREE

Children and extra beds

Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

285 Tinakori Road, Thorndon, Wellington, New Zealand

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City Center
  • Wellington
    1.1 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Wellington Railway Station
    3000 ft
  • Train Stations
    400 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • The Speight's Ale House
    100 ft
  • Tinakori Bistro
    200 ft
Parks
  • Tinakori Hill
    600 ft
  • Khandallah Park
    1200 ft
Beaches
  • Oriental Bay
    1.0 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    13

Rooms and availability

Shepherds Arms Hotel photos Room
Queen Suite
  • Room size:

    325 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Features satellite TV, coffee plunger and free morning newspaper.

Shepherds Arms Hotel photos Room
Deluxe King Room
  • Room size:

    380 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Larger suite featuring satellite TV, coffee plunger and free morning newspaper. Some of these suites include a spa bath. Please note that the price is based on 2 guests. Maximum occupancy is 3 (see Hotel Policies).

Shepherds Arms Hotel photos Room
King Suite
  • Room size:

    595 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Jacuzzi
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

Boutique-style room featuring a four-poster king-size bed and a 2-person spa bath in the private bathroom. Also includdes a spacious lounge area with 3-seater leather sofa, 25-inch satellite TV and free morning newspaper. Please note that the price is based on 2 guests. Maximum occupancy is 3 (see Hotel Policies).

Shepherds Arms Hotel photos Room
Single Room
  • Room size:

    165 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

  • Check Prices
  • General:Dressing area
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Towels
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Media:Wake up service
Room Description:

This room includes towels and linen.

Triple Deluxe King Room
  • Room size:

    380 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This triple room has a spa bath and electric kettle

Shepherds Arms Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Ascot Street400 ft
  • Cable Car2300 ft

Places of interest

  • New Zealand Ministry of Social Development1400 ft
  • Ministry for Primary Industries1700 ft
  • Wellington Supreme Court1700 ft
  • ANZ National Bank1700 ft
  • Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment2000 ft
  • Wellington High Court2000 ft
  • New Zealand Ministry of Education2300 ft
  • Inland Revenue Department New Zealand2300 ft
  • New Zealand Ministry of Justice2700 ft
  • New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs2700 ft
  • Wellington City Council3300 ft
  • Department of Child, Youth and Family3300 ft
  • TSB Bank Arena3300 ft
  • New Zealand Defence Force – Trentham Camp3300 ft
  • Otago University Wellington Campus3300 ft
  • Department of Internal Affairs3300 ft
  • Accident Compensation Corporation3300 ft

Train stations

  • Wellington Railway Station2700 ft

Convention centers

  • Queen's Wharf Event Centre3300 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Beehive Parliament Building1400 ft
  • Parliament Buildings2000 ft
  • Old Government Buildings2300 ft
  • Old St Paul's Church2700 ft

Stadiums

  • TSB Bank Arena Wellington3300 ft

Museums

  • Carter Observatory1700 ft
  • Archives New Zealand2700 ft

Parks

  • Botanical Gardens1400 ft
  • Kelburn Park3000 ft

Local attractions

  • Museum of New Zealand 1.1 mi
    55 Cable St, Wellington
  • St. Peter's Anglican Church5200 ft
    211 Willis street, Wellington
  • ZEALANDIA: The Karori Sanctuary Experience1.1 mi
    31 Waiapu Road, Wellington
  • Otari - Wilton's Bush Native Botanic Garden5200 ft
    160 Wilton Rd, Wellington
  • Oriental Bay1.0 mi
    Oriental Parade, Wellington

Near the hotel

  • Tinakori Hill600 ft
    St Mary Street, Wellington
  • Khandallah Park1200 ft
    WellingtonNew Zealand
  • St Andrew's on the Terrace1600 ft
    30 The Terrace, Wellington
  • Wellington Botanic Garden2400 ft
    101 Glenmore St, Wellington
  • Tonga Island Marine Reserve700 ft
    Abel Tasman National ParkNew Zealand
  • Reserve Bank Museum1600 ft
    2 The Terrace, Wellington
  • Carter Observatory1900 ft
    40 Salamanca Road, Wellington

Restaurants nearby

  • The Speight's Ale House100 ft

    Address: 285 Tinakori Road
    Phone: 04 472 1320

    70% likes this, based on 33 reviews
    Price Range: USD 1 - USD 19

  • Cosa Nostra Italian Trattoria100 ft

    Address: 324 Tinakori Road
    Phone: +64 4-473 3005 ‎

    60% likes this, based on 51 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian

  • Charlie Bill - Fine Food Bistro700 ft

    Address: 241 Tinakori Road
    Phone: 04 499 8464

    74% likes this, based on 35 reviews
    Cuisine: European
    Price Range: USD 16 - USD 52

  • Tinakori Bistro200 ft

    Address: 328 Tinakori Rd
    Phone: (04) 499-0567

    65% likes this, based on 44 reviews

  • Aubergine Cafe100 ft

    Address: 322 Tinakori Rd
    Phone: 471-2500

    66% likes this, based on 34 reviews

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    13
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Shepherds Arms Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Shepherds Arms Hotel

Average guest rating

7.8out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 65 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Clean tidy, staff were excellent both in reception and at the bar

    Bedroom windows could do with double glazing but it was a minor irritant

  • Single
    9.2

    The Shepherd's Arms has been my hotel of choice when visiting Wellington over the last 15 years. Its village like location in Tinakori is a particular attraction coupled with the fact from here it is only a 15 minute stroll down into the CDB. It has an interesting selection of rooms enhanced by the Victorian style decor throughtout. I have invariably found the staff friendly, helpful and efficient. The room rate is very competitive for such a well located hotel.

    Bathroom decor, though perfectly clean, is starting to look little tired and some refurbishment is warrented now.

  • Single
    10.0

    The staff were just fabulous. There is a relaxing but luxurious quaintness to the place and rooms. The bath in room 2 is just to die for

    I was slightly disappointed as the photo of the place showed a four poster bed which there wasnt in my room . But the bed was so comfy

  • Couple
    7.4

    Ambiance and warmness of older hotel and attached pub.

  • Single
    5.4

    Lively bar and restaurant

    There is only free parking when there are no drinkers filling the small attached car park. No dedicated parking for hotel guests. Arrive before 5pm or after midnight.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    Although the hotel rooms are over a pub, the room was not noisy. Thehotel is very handy to the Interislander ferry terminal for our early morning sailing.

  • Group of friends
    7.0

    Convenient to Interislander Ferry and very good value for money.

  • Family with children
    8.2

    Great staff. Great food. Very comfortable. Quiet and an enjoyable walk to everywhere we wanted to go.

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    I really liked the decore and the four poster bed!

    The bathroom area didnt seem to be very clean.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Great location, great staff and we'll be staying there again. Highly recommended.

    The food was a wee bit average.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    Location & set up of the room.

    Lack of parking, room was a little tied. TV needs to be raised so can be enjoyed whilst in bed.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Gorgeous room and very comfortable. Plenty of room. Spa bath and really good shower. Really friendly and helpful staff.

    The stairs would not be good for any one with a physical disability ( which ruled out a friend of mine coming to see the room).....and it was a little noisy ( road traffic) at times but not unbearable......having said that, it was silent during most of the night, it was more daytime traffic....if they had double glazed windows it would be perfect!

  • Older travelers
    5.8

    it was ok

    it was really very mediocre just acceptable

  • Single
    8.2

    Friendly staff, a bit of history, easy walk to city centre and top food as well as excellent restaurants within a stone's throw. All up a good experience.

    Usual mildew in bathroom, but always a challenge in NZ.

  • Older travelers
    5.0

    Proximity to the Central City. Quaint olde world charm.

    Non existent service. Room not made up and breakfast things not replenished for second day of visit No newspaper, despite advertising saying newspapers would be delivered No hair dryer, despite advertising saying they were available in rooms Hotel locked and no one in attendance after 8.00am Obvious lack of interest in the comfort and wellbeing of clients. It is quite clear that the proprietors of this hotel are only interested in bar and restaurant trade. I would not reccommend this hotel to anyone

How to reach hotel

hotel Shepherds Arms Hotel - Wellington Wellington location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

285 Tinakori Road, Thorndon, Wellington, New Zealand

Get directions
City Center
  • Wellington
    1.1 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Wellington Railway Station
    3000 ft
  • Train Stations
    400 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • The Speight's Ale House
    100 ft
  • Tinakori Bistro
    200 ft
Parks
  • Tinakori Hill
    600 ft
  • Khandallah Park
    1200 ft
Beaches
  • Oriental Bay
    1.0 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    13