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Wellington hotels

Wellington hotels

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Wellington, New Zealand
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Low season November
High season July
  Average price (weeknight): $159
  Average price (weekend night): $164

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Top tips for finding the perfect Wellington hotel

When you visit Wellington, consider staying at the Rydges Wellington, a luxury hotel in the heart of the city. The rooms have splendid views of the city as well as of the harbour. It is walking distance to Lambton Quay, Westpac Stadium, government buildings and the railway station. The Botanical Gardens, Te Papa Museum and the cable car are no more than a 5-minute walk away. They have the award-winning restaurant, Portlander Bar & Grill, right on-site.
If you’re on a business-trip, consider staying at the Grand Mercure Wellington, a conveniently located 5-star hotel. It has 8 meeting rooms with a capacity of 160 attendees. It is well-equipped with audio/video technology and a conference team to help you with your event or meeting. The central city businesses are accessible by foot, car and public transport from here.
For those who want to be close to the beach, the QT Museum Wellington hotel is an excellent choice. This artsy design hotel has a creative ambience and is just an 8-minute walk to the beach. It is located on Wellington’s waterfront and houses a huge collection of New Zealand’s contemporary art.
There are a few centrally located budget hotels in Wellington a swell, like the Thorndon Hotel Wellington, a 3-star property. Guests can use the nearby City Fitness Gym for free. The hotel is within walking distance from the waterfront dining area. The Travelodge Hotel Wellington is another reasonably priced hotel very close to the Wellington cable car and the central business district.
If you would like to stay at a hotel close to outdoor activities, then consider staying at the Bolton Hotel in central Wellington. You can rent bicycles at a nearby shop, or go sailing, hiking or biking along the trails, golfing, kayaking, partake in an ecotour or go surfing, just to name a few of your recreational options.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Wellington

How much is a cheap hotel in Wellington?
KAYAK users have found double rooms in Wellington for as cheap as $24 in the last 3 days. The average price is $158.
How much is a hotel in Wellington for tonight?
In the last 72 hours, users have found Wellington hotels for tonight for as low as $24. Users have also found 3-star hotels from $92 and 4-star hotels from $120.
Which are the most popular neighbourhoods to stay in Wellington?
For more information about Wellington's different neighborhoods, check out our Wellington's City Guide.
How can I find hotels near me?
Take a look at our extensive hotel Heatmaps to find the best hotels near you.
Which hotels in Wellington have a good spa?
InterContinental Wellington, located by the harbor waterfront, has the Emerge Health club with an indoor heated pool, a spa, sauna and various massage options. Another similar property is the James Hook Hotel Grand Chancellor, also centrally located in Wellington, which has an on-site gym, spa and yoga classes.
Are there any hotels in Wellington with facilities for the disabled?
Park Hotel Lambton Quay is a centrally located hotel in Wellington that is wheelchair accessible. The upper floors can be reached by a lift. Sofitel Wellington, close to the Beehive, is another wheelchair accessible hotel with a lift to access the upper floors. It also has rooms with accessible bathrooms and a roll-in shower.
Are there any hotels in Wellington that provide infant beds and extra roll-away beds for children?
Hotels like the Distinction Wellington Century City make sure that the little ones can catch up on a good night’s sleep even while on vacation by providing complimentary crib/infant beds and roll-away or extra beds at a surcharge. Your kids under 11 years of age can stay for free at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Wellington if they are using the existing bedding. The rooms are also soundproof.
Which hotels in Wellington are close to the Wellington International Airport?
The CityLife Wellington hotel, located in the trendy Lambton Quay area of Wellington, is no more than 3 miles away from the airport. It’s also just a 5-minute walk to the Queens Wharf Ferry terminal. The Willis Wellington Hotel in the Cuba Quarter of Wellington is just 2.5 miles from the airport.

Where to stay in Wellington?

Our Heatmaps tool will help you find the perfect place to stay in Wellington by showing you how close hotel options are to major activities

Best Wellington hotels

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Edgewater Lodge - Wellington - Outdoor view
9.8 Excellent (64 reviews)
The Dwellington - Hostel - Wellington - Building
9.3 Excellent (1,835 reviews)
B-K's Esplanade Motor Lodge - Wellington - Bedroom
9.2 Excellent (559 reviews)
Ohtel - Wellington - Building
9.2 Excellent (307 reviews)
DoubleTree by Hilton Wellington - Wellington - Building
9.1 Excellent (1,622 reviews)
Intercontinental Hotels Wellington - Wellington - Building
9.0 Excellent (3,142 reviews)
Bolton Hotel - Wellington - Building
9.0 Excellent (1,755 reviews)
Quest on Thorndon - Wellington - Building
9.0 Excellent (575 reviews)
Sofitel Wellington - Wellington - Building
8.9 Excellent (5,769 reviews)
Airport Motor Lodge - Wellington - Bedroom
8.9 Excellent (1,032 reviews)
QT Wellington - Wellington - Building
8.8 Excellent (3,369 reviews)

Best rooms in Wellington

B-K's Esplanade Motor Lodge - Wellington - Bedroom
9.2 Excellent (559 reviews)
Quest on Thorndon - Wellington - Building
9.0 Excellent (575 reviews)
The Dwellington - Hostel - Wellington - Building
9.3 Excellent (1,835 reviews)
Sofitel Wellington - Wellington - Building
8.9 Excellent (5,769 reviews)

Best Wellington hotels near New Zealand Cricket Museum

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U Boutique Hotel Wellington - Wellington - Building
8.3 Excellent (292 reviews)
The Cambridge Hotel - Wellington - Building
7.8 Good (2,204 reviews)
Lodge in the City - Hostel - Wellington - Building
6.0 Good (2,274 reviews)