Booklovers is a B&B in downtown Wellington for those who like books, cafes and culture.
Located just ten minutes walk from Te Papa/National Museum, dozens of cafes and restaurants, three theatres and three cinema complexes, and bookshops.
Walking tracks of the city’s ‘green belt’ adjacent.
Easy to find: If you’re driving, it’s straight off the end of the motorway into town. From ferry and airport its 10 minutes drive. Buses drop you at the gate, and take you to the railway station (via Cuba St and Lambton Quay) from across the road.
Free wireless internet and local phone calls
Full cooked breakfast
Meals (usually) available on request
Cancellation policy is ‘just tell us as soon as you know’
Children friendly (portacot available); children’s playground in park next door
Whatever it is – afternoon tea with your aunty; dinner for your children; business meeting here with snacks; using the kitchen, being driven somewhere – ask us, and if we can do it, we’ll do it at a reasonable price.
New restaurant nearby
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“Bedside lights you can read by!”
Recently added to the Booklovers collection: The Treaty of Waitangi Companion: Maori and Pakeha from Tasman to Today, by Vincent O’Malley, Bruce Stirling and Wally Penetito, a fascinating collection of quotes from a wide variety of sources about the Maori-pakeha relationship, chosen by three Wellington historians, and Bad Characters, by Peter Stanley, about the Australian Imperial Force during the First World War.
Among recent guests have been Yasemin Dincer, who has just translated Paula Maclain’s The Paris Wife (about Ernest Hemingway’s first wife) into German, English author and publisher Anthony Rudolf - and to hear Joy Cowley at our Book Month event, Victoria Jones of Missy Books Online.