We have a range of accessible gathering spaces available to hire in Wellington for retreats, seminars, conferences, meetings and workshops. These rooms are spacious and bright. In addition to our three larger rooms, smaller breakout rooms are available and there is also audio visual equipment for hire. There is free parking onsite.

Our Lady’s Home of Compassion is a 10 minute drive from the CBD and the airport. The no. 1 Island Bay bus is a 5 minute walk away. We have ample car parking onsite.

The Home of Compassion in Island Bay extends over six acres of well-developed grounds. The gardens are an inviting place to contemplate, meditate and relax in.


We offer a range of accommodation options. All rooms have individually controlled heating, a washbasin, desk, cupboard space and pleasant views. The room price includes a continental breakfast and wifi connection.

Please let us know when booking of any mobility or other requirements that you have.


Our kitchen produces fresh food sourced from the local community and Wellington area. We can provide morning and afternoon teas, lunches and dinners at very reasonable rates.

Self-catering of pre-prepared food is an option and a surcharge applies. Please discuss your catering requirements, including any special dietary needs, when booking.


The fees for retreats and events will vary. Please contact us for more information.

Gift vouchers

Gift vouchers are available from reception.