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Best Wellington Beach Hotels

Edgewater Lodge
4.5 out of 5
423 Karaka Bay Rd, Karaka Bay, Wellington
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4.9/5Exceptional! (39 reviews)

"We loved everything about the Lodge! Location, room, breakfast and our hosts all were excellent!"…"

Reviewed on 25 Feb. 2020

Edgewater Lodge
Beachfront Wellington Bed & Breakfast
4 out of 5
215 Marine Parade, Seatoun, Wellington
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4.7/5Exceptional! (98 reviews)

"Gorgeous property, very clean and comfortable. Fantastic hosts so welcoming and helpful"…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar. 2020

Beachfront Wellington Bed & Breakfast
BKs Premier Motel Esplanade
4 out of 5
7 Tory St, Lower Hutt
The price is AU$154 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (358 reviews)
AMAZING EXPERIENCE!

"B-K’s was incredible! From the second we stepped in the staff was not only helpful and accommodating but went above and beyond! The place is spotless and our ocean-view room was adorable. The selection of movies in the lobby was great, it made my husband and me feel as if we were back in an old school ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar. 2020

BKs Premier Motel Esplanade
Quest Petone
4 out of 5
40-42 Richmond Street, Petone, Lower Hutt, Wellington
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The price is AU$152 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (358 reviews)

"Convenient to restaurants and esplanade easy to locate the waterside apartments had great views of the harbour"…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar. 2020

Quest Petone
QT Wellington
5 out of 5
90 Cable Street, Wellington
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The price is AU$155 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (984 reviews)

"Great hotel - as always - still best in Wellington in my opinion"…"

Reviewed on 4 Aug. 2020

QT Wellington
Bella Vista Motel Wellington
4 out of 5
302-304 Evans Bay Parade, Wellington
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The price is AU$120 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (206 reviews)

"The rooms were modern and clean. The location was convenient for both the airport and town - which worked well for us as we had a vehicle. The managers were friendly and welcoming."…"

Reviewed on 19 Jul. 2020

Bella Vista Motel Wellington
Copthorne Hotel Wellington, Oriental Bay
4 out of 5
100 Oriental Parade, Oriental Bay, Wellington
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The price is AU$113 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (984 reviews)

"Nice quiet rooms . Friendly helpful staff, Restaurant menu could do with a vegetarian option . All very nice though will stay again"…"

Reviewed on 30 Jul. 2020

Copthorne Hotel Wellington, Oriental Bay
ASURE 83 By the Sea Motor Lodge
3.5 out of 5
83 The Esplanade, Lower Hutt
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The price is AU$146 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (158 reviews)
Comfy Motel

"Nice place to stay clean and tidy. East walking distance to restaurants."…"

Reviewed on 27 Feb. 2020

ASURE 83 By the Sea Motor Lodge
Distinction Wellington Century City Hotel
4 out of 5
70 Tory Street, Wellington
The price is AU$119 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (997 reviews)

"Close to Courtenay Place, easy to access and friendly reception staff."…"

Reviewed on 26 Jul. 2020

Distinction Wellington Century City Hotel
Moana Lodge - Hostel
2 out of 5
49 Moana Road, Plimmerton, Wellington
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4.2/5Excellent! (92 reviews)

"nice lodge excellent location for he summer break and during the cold season.. one thing tho need one more bathroom facility..than the two thy had..otherwise i had awesome stay.."…"

Reviewed on 2 Jan. 2019

Moana Lodge - Hostel
Private Bay House
3.5 out of 5
156 Oriental Bay, Wellington
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4.2/5Very Good! (10 reviews)

"We loved how close it was to the central city. We were personally greeted and shown around the property. Easy to communicate with. Sunny and very pleassant to stay in"…"

Reviewed on 17 Oct. 2019

Private Bay House
Victoria Court Motor Lodge
4 out of 5
201 Victoria Street, Wellington
The price is AU$152 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (442 reviews)

"Good quiet location that is easy walking distance to shopping and food."…"

Reviewed on 9 Jul. 2020

Victoria Court Motor Lodge
Foreshore Motor Lodge
3 out of 5
Cnr Esplanade & Nelson St, Petone, Lower Hutt
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The price is AU$138 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (236 reviews)

"Very clean and tidy, well looked after. Plenty of space and a comfy bed and sofa!"…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar. 2020

Foreshore Motor Lodge
Settlers Motor Lodge
3.5 out of 5
83-85 Hutt Road, Petone, Lower Hutt
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4/5Very Good! (217 reviews)

"The room was very clean and comfortable and quiet. The motel was very conveniently situated for where we wanted to go. Wouldn't hesitate to stay again."…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar. 2020

Settlers Motor Lodge
Airport Motel
3 out of 5
142 Tirangi Rd, Rongotai, Wellington
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The price is AU$159 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (629 reviews)

"It was just a place to sleep for the night. A bit to far from the ferry terminal!"…"

Reviewed on 27 May 2020

Airport Motel
Bay Plaza Hotel
3.5 out of 5
40 Oriental Parade, Wellington
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3.9/5Good! (997 reviews)

"Clean, comfortable and convenient, close to Courtney Place, Oriental Bay and Te Papa. Car parking available. Pleasant and helpful staff"…"

Reviewed on 12 Jul. 2020

Bay Plaza Hotel
Richmond Guest House Bed & Breakfast
2.5 out of 5
116 Brougham St, Wellington
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The price is AU$88 per night
3.7/5Good! (993 reviews)

"Very cheap for your own room which is awesome. The man who runs the place is very friendly and would highly recommend this place if youre coming to wellington."…"

Reviewed on 1 Aug. 2020

Richmond Guest House Bed & Breakfast
The Setup on Dixon - Apartments
3.5 out of 5
15 Dixon Street, Te Aro, Wellington
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3.2/5 (13 reviews)
Little Disappointed

"Was a little disappointed by value for money & overall standard of apartment compared to photos on website but feel we may have got one of the older units where paintwork & blinds were a bit shabby.& pipes were noisy. The bathroom & kitchenette were ok & address was reasonably located for what we ..."…"

Reviewed on 13 Oct. 2019

The Setup on Dixon - Apartments
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The smell of salt water in the air, the crunch of sand underneath your toes, and the soft rays of sunshine shining down on your back—you’re dreaming of the perfect beachside holiday. Before your visions of splashing in the surf can become a reality, you need to reserve one of many incredible beach hotels in Wellington. From luxurious seaside resorts to budget beachside bungalows, we have all the accommodations you seek to make your travels a smashing success.

Half the fun of going to the beach is staying nearby your preferred patch of sand. Seek out beachfront resorts in Wellington that set you up in the middle of the action. Wake up and enjoy a cup of hot coffee in your room before walking down to the ocean with your beach gear and your travel companions in tow. After a day spent sunning on the sandy shores, retreat to your hotel room for some much-needed rest and relaxation. Whether you stay somewhere that has a pool for you to cool off in, or you head to the hotel bar for a soothing libation, you’ll find comfort in all the little amenities that make a big difference in your stay. Your Wellington beach accommodation will be fully stocked with plush bedding, premium bath amenities to wash the salt from your hair, and perhaps even a private balcony from which you can watch the waves roll in.

Select the beachfront accommodation in Wellington that’s right for your needs here on Expedia. With properties that are ideal for a romantic beachside getaway with your partner, and sizable resorts that can accommodate the entire family, we have everything you need to enhance your stay by the sea.

Frequently asked questions

What is Wellington like for travellers who love the beach?
Known for its museums and shopping, Wellington offers a lot for the traveller planning a getaway.
What's the best hotel for a beach holiday in Wellington?
Airport Motel is a top 3-star beachfront property with free WiFi and in-room kitchenettes. Other good choices to stay near the beach include Copthorne Hotel Wellington, Oriental Bay and BKs Premier Motel Esplanade. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Oriental Bay Beach or Scorching Bay Beach.
What's the weather like in Wellington?
If you’re wondering about the local weather, you can use these monthly averages to determine the best time to visit. The hottest months are usually January and February, with an average temperature of 16°C, while the coldest months are July and August, with an average of 10°C. Average annual rainfall for Wellington is 991 mm.
What is there to see and do around Wellington?
After arriving and settling in at your hotel, you might want to venture out and explore everything Wellington has to offer. Beach lovers can head straight to Oriental Bay Beach or Scorching Bay Beach for some quality time by the water. Discover the area’s museums and gardens, and make time for local attractions such as Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand) and Interislander Ferry Terminal. For even more to see and do, pay a visit to TSB Bank Arena or Wellington Waterfront.
What's the best way to get around Wellington?
To get to Wellington, book a flight to Wellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.), the closest major airport, which is located 3.5 mi (5.6 km) away. You can catch a ferry from the local port.

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