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Museum Hotel

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Overview - Museum Hotel. Copyright Museum Hotel.

The Museum Art Hotel is a privately owned luxury boutique hotel opposite Te Papa and the waterfront and a short stroll to live theatres, designer shopping, city markets, Waitangi Park and Oriental Parade's promenade and beach.

The hotel is included in Yahoo's list of ten of the best hotels with magnificent artwork of the world. On site facilities include a spacious and decadent lobby with bar/cafe, art gallery, fitness centre, sauna, swimming pool and spa pool, award winning French restaurant Hippopotamus, five beautiful function spaces and Cathy Davys Day Spa.

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Museum Hotel Wellington is a 165 room boutique hotel located in the centre of Wellington city opposite Wellington's beautiful harbour and New Zealand's national museum, Te Papa. The spacious lobby features opulent décor, walls adorned with original New Zealand art and a bar/café in which to relax.

Hippopotamus, the hotel's award winning in house restaurant offers harbour views and French style cuisine by Laurent Loudeac.

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Review date:   August 4, 2018 9:03PM
Review:   We stayed here on two separate occassions. One of the most unique deco styles we ever saw. Staff was super nice and friendly, we got a bottle of champagne waiting for us in the room (we just got married on the day). Very good memories here. The hotel, rooms, lobby were very good, clean and well maintained. If we ever come back to Wellington, this is where we are going to stay.
Author:   Paweł Majak
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Review date:   June 26, 2018 7:48PM
Review:   What an amazing place! Fun, arty yet sophisticated decor. Perfect location in city, within walking distance of everything. Our room was perfect, cannot fault anything! As for the service...the staff were excellent, with just the right mix of friendly and professional. I will defintely be staying there again and recommend it to anyone coming to Wellington.
Author:   Cherie Palm
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Review date:   July 23, 2018 6:17PM
Review:   Really can't fault anything about this place. Staff are particularly pleasant and helpful. The hotel itself serves up little surprises at every turn. The Hippopotamus restaurant continues all of the above and then adds some of the finest fare you will find in Wellington.
Author:   Grant Edlin
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Review date:   August 11, 2018 8:48PM
Review:   Such a beautiful place! We were staying over night with our 4 month old and were upgraded so her bed fit nicely. Staff were so amazing. We really enjoyed our stay.
Author:   Morgan Kaire
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Review date:   May 31, 2018 12:27AM
Review:   This is a real nice hotel in the centre of the city. Great welcome in and a nice check in process too. Nice mix of relaxed, semi formal and forms. Liking the art works too. Would recommend to everyone to give the place a go, it's worth the money.
Author:   Jonathan Bones
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