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relaxed house in Newtown

Emily User Profile

relaxed house in Newtown

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
2 baths
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
2 baths
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean
3 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

Lovely old house in Newtown - quiet, but close to shops, cafes and transport. Many buses, and 5 mins drive to central city. Right next to green belt - can walk through it to town. Garden, sunny deck, fluffy cat, pattable dog.


Wireless Internet
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed

House Rules

Not safe or suitable for infants (under 2 years) and pets - house not safe for small children e.g. un-gated staircase
No smoking, parties, or events


18 Reviews

Matthew User Profile
July 2017
We were made to feel very welcome, in the heart of this family home. A most useful place to stay in Wellington, with easy access by bus into the centre. Thank you for hosting us!
Emily User Profile
Response from Emily:
The trees are nikau palms. I'm sure you'll see some more on your travels, especially near the coast.
July 2017
Anna User Profile
May 2017
Great host, had such a lovely stay!! Perfect location for hospital. But also great as right next to Mt Vic so you can walk through a beautiful park into town. Also Newtown has loads of cool cafes and all the shops you need. Buses also go really regularly into town. Room was grea…
Lisa User Profile
October 2016
Emily's home is exactly as described - a relaxed home with a gorgeous fluffy cat and extremely pattable dog. We felt at ease as soon as we arrived and Emily was a warm, welcoming and knowledgeable host.
Marco User Profile
April 2016
Emily was very friendly and offered helpful tips on Wellington. The neighbourhood was quiet and had everything that was needed and more. Close enough to the centre to walk. We enjoyed our stay a lot :)
Rachel User Profile
August 2018
I had a fantastic (Email hidden by Airbnb) fy bed, great shower, lots of cups of tea, good conversation and heaps of great advice for a Wellington newcomer. Great location too, close to buses and great places to eat.
Maeve User Profile
August 2018
Great - one of my favourite air bnb experiences! Lovely space, full of character and charm. Homely vibe with plenty of chat over tea :)
Meta User Profile
March 2018
Emilyˋs place is a clean and tidy place in the heart of Wellington. It can be reached by car but is also good without. Caffees, supermarkets and small shops can be reached on food and there is a very good bus connection to the city center. Emily is very frindly and helpful if you…

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Wellington, New ZealandJoined in December 2015
Emily User Profile
22 Reviews
Half-time mother of a daughter, have an older son in Auckland. Part time worker in a library, gardener, swimmer, dog walker. Like films, reading, seeing friends. Love the neighbourhood and Wellington. South Islander by birth and inclination so can give you some tips if you are he…
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