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Motel Bar

Upstairs , Forresters Ln.
Wellington , New Zealand http://motelbar.co.nz/
64-4-384-9084

The best bar in town, Motel, opened just as the Lord of the Rings odyssey began, and became legend when the actors playing hobbits—and the special-effects guys who made the actors into hobbits—made it their off-hours hangout.

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