Beautifully refurbished 1905 villa Settlers Motor Lodge and Alfred Coles House is located in historical Petone. Lyn and Dennis offer a range of accommodation options to suit your business or holiday needs. Select from a large family unit or a studio unit and enjoy your stay. Talk to Lyn about breakfast options. Having the historic Alfred Coles House next door ofter additional options for functions, meetings and drinks after work.. When you want a venue with a sense of history and style, Alfred Coles House may be ideal for you. This beautifully restored 100-year-old Victorian villa, built in opulent style in 1905 as a family residence for Alfred & Mary Coles, is an ornately decorated residence that has been fully restored and developed several times over the last 100 years. This grand historic residence is a perfect venue for weddings, conferences, seminars, product launches or any corporate event. We are fully licensed with a downstairs reception/lounge bar. Full in house catering and 4-star accommodation are available on site and we are only 10 minutes from downtown Wellington. We invite you to come and see the ornately decorated reception rooms and bar area. We are sure you will be impressed.