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Oaks Wellington Hotel
4.5 out of 5
89 Courtenay Place, Te Aro, Wellington, Wellington
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$135 per night from 1 Nov. to 2 Nov.
0.76 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (250 reviews)

"Great location, spacious modern room with city view and very comfy bed. Housekeeping didn’t have a consistently high standard. In all, a very comfortable and pleasant stay. Definitely go again."…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct. 2020

Oaks Wellington Hotel
James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor
4.5 out of 5
147 The Terrace, Wellington
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$120 per night from 25 Oct. to 26 Oct.
0.3 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (1,182 reviews)

"Great location, rooms have been upgraded since my last stay & are very pleasant, new bathroom etc. VIP free parking was great added touch. Would stay again no problem"…"

Reviewed on 11 Oct. 2020

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor
Rydges Wellington
4.5 out of 5
75 Featherston St, Wellington
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$160 per night from 25 Oct. to 26 Oct.
0.65 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (1,184 reviews)

"Clean and tidy rooms, really quiet considering the hotel was at capacity. Buffet breakfast was excellent quality."…"

Reviewed on 11 Oct. 2020

Rydges Wellington

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QT Wellington
5 out of 5
90 Cable Street, Wellington
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$214 per night from 2 Nov. to 3 Nov.
0.78 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (983 reviews)

"Very professional staff They were able to cater to our needs"…"

Reviewed on 9 Oct. 2020

QT Wellington
ibis Wellington
3.5 out of 5
153 Featherston St, Wellington
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$111 per night from 26 Oct. to 27 Oct.
0.35 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (967 reviews)

"Great location handy to shops and waterfront. Loved the happy hour at the bar after a big day shopping. Room clean and comfortable staff friendly."…"

Reviewed on 14 Oct. 2020

ibis Wellington
Novotel Wellington
4.5 out of 5
133 The Terrace, Wellington
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$139 per night from 26 Oct. to 27 Oct.
0.34 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (984 reviews)

"It needs a pool and spa. Otherwise fantastic. Had a great time here. Breakfast was great. Staff friendly and helpful. Room clean and modern. Great location too."…"

Reviewed on 8 Oct. 2020

Novotel Wellington
Travelodge Hotel Wellington
4 out of 5
2-6 Gilmer Terrace, Wellington
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$111 per night from 1 Nov. to 2 Nov.
0.2 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (979 reviews)

"Close to city centre attractions, comfortable room, large shower"…"

Reviewed on 16 Oct. 2020

Travelodge Hotel Wellington
Copthorne Hotel Wellington, Oriental Bay
4 out of 5
100 Oriental Parade, Oriental Bay, Wellington
The price is AU$132 per night from 1 Nov. to 2 Nov.
1.09 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (979 reviews)

"great location and views...alll goood. Good place to stay neat downtown"…"

Reviewed on 20 Oct. 2020

Copthorne Hotel Wellington, Oriental Bay
InterContinental Wellington
5 out of 5
2 Grey Street, Wellington
Free cancellation
The price is AU$186 per night from 1 Nov. to 2 Nov.
0.16 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (968 reviews)

"Great location, great service, next rooms........."…"

Reviewed on 10 Oct. 2020

InterContinental Wellington
DoubleTree by Hilton Wellington
4.5 out of 5
Corner of Lambton Quay and Grey Street, 28 Grey Street, Wellington, NZ
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$167 per night from 25 Oct. to 26 Oct.
0.27 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (521 reviews)

"Very nice stay all good would stay again no problems"…"

Reviewed on 1 Oct. 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Wellington
West Plaza Hotel
4 out of 5
110 Wakefield Street, Wellington
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$112 per night from 26 Oct. to 27 Oct.
0.35 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (979 reviews)

"Clean, convenient and central location makes it an ideal place to stay"…"

Reviewed on 8 Oct. 2020

West Plaza Hotel
Quest Wellington
4 out of 5
Quest Wellington 33 Hunter St, Wellington
The price is AU$102 per night from 25 Oct. to 26 Oct.
0.13 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (832 reviews)

"Great location, everything in Wellington central was walkable. Very friendly and helpful staff on reception. The room was clean and had everything we needed. Great shower!"…"

Reviewed on 15 Sep. 2020

Quest Wellington
The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges
3.5 out of 5
24 Hawkestone St, Thorndon, Wellington
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$96 per night from 8 Nov. to 9 Nov.
1.28 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (976 reviews)

"Like the place alot, nice and handy to the city centre, however I found the beds a bit hard on the back and pillows not very supportive on the neck. Staff are very friendly and helpful, will stay here again happily"…"

Reviewed on 17 Oct. 2020

The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges
Sofitel Wellington
5 out of 5
11 Bolton Street, Wellington
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$185 per night from 1 Nov. to 2 Nov.
0.79 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (354 reviews)

"The service was excellent. The staff really went out of their way to make sure your stay was comfortable. Jardin Grill is exquisite. We wouldn't hesitate to stay here again."…"

Reviewed on 18 Oct. 2020

Sofitel Wellington
Park Hotel Lambton Quay
4 out of 5
101 The Terrace, Wellington
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$113 per night from 1 Nov. to 2 Nov.
0.48 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (724 reviews)

"The hotel was clean and tidy and well presented. Also, the receptionist was friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on 4 Oct. 2020

Park Hotel Lambton Quay
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Visiting Wellington

Travelers to Wellington give high marks for the fascinating museums, beautiful gardens, and bustling port. Welcoming and walkable, this city attracts tourists with its shopping and restaurants. Top sights in the city include Civic Square, Wellington Cable Car, and Te Papa.

  • There are 127 hotels and other accommodations in Wellington
  • The closest major airport is in Wellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.) 5.6 from the city center
  • The next closest is in Paraparaumu (PPQ) 46.5 away

Sightseeing and Staying in Wellington

Well known for its museums, the city's cultural venues include Te Papa, Museum of Wellington City and Sea, and Academy Galleries. Attractions like Wellington Cable Car and Wellington Zoo are fun for everyone, not just kids. The city is notable for landmarks like Civic Square, Carter Observatory, and Old Government Buildings.

In Wellington, there are 127 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have plenty of choices for a perfect holiday retreat. Below are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Acorns Wellington Bed and Breakfast - With a stay at this 4-star guesthouse, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a terrace, along with an in-room kitchenette. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and location.
  • Acorns Wellington Apartment - Our customers like the location at this apartment. With a stay at this 4.5-star apartment, guests can enjoy access to free parking and laundry facilities, along with an in-room kitchen.
  • Ava Lodge - Guests who stay at this 4.5-star apartment in Petone can enjoy access to free parking and laundry facilities, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its quiet location and helpful staff.

Other favorite sights in Wellington include Cuba Street Mall, Courtenay Place, and Beehive.

Getting Around Wellington

With so many ways to get around, exploring all of Wellington is easy. If you want to journey outside of the city, hop aboard a train from Wellington Station, Wellington Kaiwharawhara Station, or Wellington Crofton Downs Station. You can catch a ferry from the local port.

Dressing for Wellington

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 69°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 53°F
  • From April to June, the average is 65°F during the day and 43°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 58°F during the day and 42°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 68°F as the daytime average and 47°F as the nighttime average
  • Wellington gets about 48.98 inches of rain per year
  • February and January are usually the hottest months averaging 68°F, while July and August are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 43°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Wellington?
Wellington Beach Suite is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 3.5-star hotel offers free WiFi and free parking. Traveller reviews also recommend Pacific View Bed and Breakfast and BKs Premier Motel Esplanade as top choices for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Wellington, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel bookings are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to review top deals in Wellington.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Wellington?
Based on reviews, The Setup on Manners is a popular 3.5-star aparthotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and laundry facilities. Other choices to stay on the cheap include Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers (formerly Downtown Backpackers) and Trinity Hotel Wellington.
What's the best hotel for a family trip to Wellington?
Copthorne Hotel Wellington, Oriental Bay is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and laundry facilities. Other good choices to stay with the children include CityLife Wellington and Willis Village. Also, attractions such as Zealandia and Wellington Zoo are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a couple visiting Wellington?
James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor is a favourite 4.5-star hotel for couples, and features 24-hour room service and 2 restaurants. Other good options for a stay with your sweetheart include Newlands Court Motel and Rydges Wellington.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Wellington?
U Residence Hotel is a top dog-friendly hotel, and offers a 24-hour fitness centre and concierge services for its human guests. Ohtel is another good choice if you’re bringing your pet along.
What's the best place to stay for a beach holiday in Wellington?
Airport Motel is a top 3-star beachfront property with free WiFi and in-room kitchenettes, and it’s located close to Princess Bay . Other good choices to stay near the beach include Copthorne Hotel Wellington, Oriental Bay and BKs Premier Motel Esplanade.
What's the best high-end hotel in Wellington?
Sofitel Wellington is a 5-star hotel with a restaurant and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. QT Wellington Apartments and InterContinental Wellington are two other upscale options for your stay.
What's the best boutique-style accommodation in Wellington?
QT Wellington Apartments is a favourite 4.5-star hotel with our travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features 100 guestrooms, a restaurant and a bar. The Wellesley Boutique Hotel and Ohtel are other choices for a boutique stay.
What are some hotels with pools in Wellington?
InterContinental Wellington is a popular 5-star hotel featuring an indoor pool, 3 restaurants and a full-service spa. Other choices that offer an on-site pool include Rydges Wellington and Q Hotel.

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