Rydges Wellington Hotel

ex. Holiday Inn Wellington

75 Featherston Street, Wellington, New Zealand, 6000  show map
 4 stars
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Rydges Wellington Hotel

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

Overview

The contemporary 4-star Rydges Wellington Hotel is set in a business area minutes away from Wellington Convention Centre, Oriental Bay and Parliament Buildings. Rydges Wellington Hotel has been welcoming guests to its modern rooms since 2007.

The property boasts spectacular location minutes away from Wellington Railway train station. Nestled in the shopping district and 2 km from the city center.

Trade fairs and convention centers are only several minutes away.

Rydges Wellington Hotel can be reached in 10 minutes by car from Wellington International airport.

Rooms

With a panoramic view over the harbor, 280 rooms offer cable TV with on-demand movies, free Wi-Fi, a seating area, individual climate control and a laptop safe along with an en suite bathroom featuring a shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries. Some rooms come with a view of Oriental Bay. Guests can also use coffee/tea makers, a microwave and an electric kettle available in each room.

Eat & Drink

A breakfast is served in the bar. A fine variety of seasonal dishes is offered at the relaxed restaurant onsite. At the award-winning in-house bar guests will enjoy a selection of beers, tea and coffee. The venue is set next to a metro station and just 50 meters from Portlander Bar & Grill and Sakura Restaurant.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

A meeting room, a business center and secretarial services are also offered at the hotel.

Relax

A spa lounge, a Jacuzzi and a sauna are available on site. A gym and a fitness center are among the on-site facilities.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at NZD 30 per day.

The hotel staff speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian.

Number of floors:   17.  Number of rooms:   280.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid on-site parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Executive/club floor
  • Lobby
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Lobby bar
  • Cafe
  • Private dining services
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Secretarial service
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's pool
  • DVDs/Videos for children

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Steam bath
  • Jacuzzi

Room view

  • City view
  • Harbor view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Washing machine
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Kitchen facilities

  • Kitchenette
  • Mini-fridge
  • Microwave
  • Cooking hob
  • Cookware/Kitchen utensils

Bedroom

  • Pillow menu

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Data ports
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of NZD 50 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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Hotel Address:

75 Featherston Street, Wellington, New Zealand, 6000

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City Center
  • Wellington
    4600 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Wellington Railway Station
    1000 ft
  • Train Stations
    400 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Portlander Bar & Grill
    100 ft
  • Sakura Restaurant
    500 ft
Beaches
  • Oriental Bay
    4000 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    17
  • Number of rooms:
    280

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Rooms and availability

Rydges Wellington photos Facilities
Twin Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds or King-size bed or Double beds
Size: 345 sq. feet
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
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    Superior Suite
    Bed type: King-size bed
    Size: 690 sq. feet
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Shower
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      Rydges Wellington photos Room Deluxe King Harbour View
      Deluxe Double Room
      Bed type: King-size bed or Double beds
      Size: 345 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
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        Deluxe Suite
        Bed type: King-size bed
        Size: 345 sq. feet
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        • Free Wi-Fi
        • Air conditioning
        • Shower
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          Rydges Wellington photos Room Harbour View Suite
          Executive Suite
          Bed type: King-size bed
          Size: 690 sq. feet
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            How to reach hotel

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            Hotel Address:

            75 Featherston Street, Wellington, New Zealand, 6000

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Wellington
              4600 ft
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Wellington Railway Station
              1000 ft
            • Train Stations
              400 ft
            • Bus stop
              400 ft
            Restaurants
            • Portlander Bar & Grill
              100 ft
            • Sakura Restaurant
              500 ft
            Beaches
            • Oriental Bay
              4000 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  2 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Number of floors:
              17
            • Number of rooms:
              280

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            What's nearby

            Places of interest

            • Wellington Supreme Court - 400 ft
            • Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment - 400 ft
            • ANZ National Bank - 700 ft
            • Wellington High Court - 700 ft
            • Ministry for Primary Industries - 700 ft
            • TSB Bank Arena - 1400 ft
            • New Zealand Ministry of Social Development - 1400 ft
            • New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs - 1400 ft
            • New Zealand Ministry of Justice - 1400 ft
            • New Zealand Ministry of Education - 1700 ft
            • Wellington Magistrates’ Court - 2000 ft
            • Wellington Institute of Technology - 2000 ft
            • Department of Child, Youth and Family - 2000 ft
            • Medical Research Institute of New Zealand - 2000 ft
            • University of Canterbury - 2000 ft
            • Wellington City Council - 2000 ft
            • University of Canterbury - 2000 ft
            • New Zealand Defence Force – Trentham Camp - 2000 ft
            • Accident Compensation Corporation - 2000 ft
            • Otago University Wellington Campus - 2000 ft

            Train stations

            • Wellington Railway Station - 700 ft

            Convention centers

            • Queen's Wharf Event Centre - 1400 ft

            Shopping areas

            • Museum of Wellington City and Sea - 1400 ft
            • Archives New Zealand - 1400 ft

            Monuments and Landmarks

            • Parliament Buildings - 700 ft
            • Old Government Buildings - 700 ft
            • Beehive Parliament Building - 1000 ft
            • Old St Paul's Church - 1400 ft

            Parks

            • TSB Bank Arena Wellington - 1700 ft

            Golf courses and Country clubs

            • Cable Car - 1400 ft

            Local attractions

            • New Zealand Cricket Museum - 1.3 mi
              Museum Stand, Wellington
            • Otari - Wilton's Bush Native Botanic Garden - 1.4 mi
              160 Wilton Rd, Wellington
            • Government House - 1.8 mi
              1 Rugby St, Wellington
            • ZEALANDIA: The Karori Sanctuary Experience - 1.4 mi
              31 Waiapu Road, Wellington
            • Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre - 1.5 mi
              Terrace Road, Mt. Cook Village

            Near the hotel

            • Old Government Buildings - 600 ft
              Cnr Lambton Quay & Whitmore St, Wellington
            • Reserve Bank Museum - 1100 ft
              2 The Terrace, Wellington
            • National Library - 1500 ft
              Corner Molesworth and Aitken streets, Wellington
            • Old St Paul's Cathedral - 1700 ft
              34 Mulgrave St, Wellington
            • St Andrew's on the Terrace - 1000 ft
              30 The Terrace, Wellington
            • National Archives - 1400 ft
              10 Mulgrave Street, Wellington
            • Museum of Wellington City & Sea - 1700 ft
              Queens Wharf, Wellington

            Restaurants nearby

            • Portlander Bar & Grill - 100 ft

              Address: 75 Featherston Street
              Phone: 0064 4 498 3762

              78% likes this, based on 88 reviews

            • Trade - 500 ft

              Address: 2 Ballance St

              66% likes this, based on 39 reviews
              Cuisine: New Zealand
              Price Range: USD 14 - USD 18

            • Trade Kitchen - 600 ft

              Address: 10 Customhouse Quay

              73% likes this, based on 41 reviews
              Cuisine: European

            • Sakura Restaurant - 500 ft

              Address: Featherston St
              Phone: (04) 499 6912

              76% likes this, based on 25 reviews

            • Maginnity's - 500 ft

              Address: 2-8 Maginnity Street

              81% likes this, based on 30 reviews
              Cuisine: English

            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  2 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Number of floors:
              17
            • Number of rooms:
              280

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            Rydges Wellington Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Rydges Wellington

            Average guest rating

            8.2out of 10
            Fabulous
            Based on 115 reviews

            Rating by category:

            Location
            8.0
            Service
            10.0

            Guest reviews

            • Older travelers
              9.6

              We were only there for the night, but the location was excellent for our needs and a very comfortable room with all you would require for a nights stay

              There is nothing to comment here, everything was to the standard expected

            • Couple
              10.0

              That housekeeping found my phone charger and couriered it to me on Monday morning - with no fuss.

            • Single
              8.8

              This hotel is really centrally situated in Wellington CBD. A comfortable hotel for a business trip

            • Couple
              7.0

              Location was great

              We paid for a upgrade king with balcony. Room had no balcony so they moved us to another. Balcony was awful windows so dirty it looked like frosted glass. And was just a budget room. Didn't get any discount and paid for upgrade for nothing was pretty disappointed. Staff were great and hotel was really nice, location great but was quite noisy.

            • Older travelers
              9.6

              The staff on the reception desk were excellent- they couldn't do enough to help us settle in. They dealt immediately with the car parking and gave us advice on where to go, what to see, where to eat. The room was much better than expected and very good value for money. We had an executive suite on the top floor of the hotel with views to die for. The hotel was ideally situated as far as shopping, culture, Inter Islander ferrry etc were concerned.

              We hadn't been informed that the hotel had changed from the Holiday Inn to Rydges.

            • Single
              7.8

              Convenient location.

              No comfortable chair in room. No paper and pencil near phone for writing notes.

            • Older travelers
              10.0

              The Hotel is located to all major tourist attractions and is extremely well located to and in walking distance for rail, ferry and bus transport and for shopping in CBD. The hotel is well situated for the wellington harbour to stroll along and enjoy the scenary and cafes. The room was very comfortable and the hotel restaurant meals exceptional. Staff were very friendly and helpfull. We would highly recommend you stay you will not be disapointed as we will be booking Ridges Wellington on our next stop over.

            • Family with children
              9.2

              Overall a pleasant stay

              The only negative was the beds. Too soft for two people as you rocknroll all night and pillows not good either. had to use one of the decorator cushions as there was only one extra pillow for 3 people

            • Older travelers
              8.2

              Location was perfect for my needs, close to city harbour area and taxis for getting to suburbs..

            • Older travelers
              8.8

              Close to everything and easyaccess to transport system.Great breakfasts - thankyou

              No information hotel information booklet and the air con units to noisey during night.

            • Group of friends
              8.8

              Balcony Room and a great breakfast included. Great being able to leave my car their and not worry about it.

            • Older travelers
              8.8

              The room was clean and comfortable . very handy for central city visit. I felt very safe there.

              the glass wall between the toilet and bedroom. No privacy to your room mate.

            • Single
              9.6

              Very friendly staff, especially Benjimen. The room I stayed in had the wow factor, i loved it. Lots of extras offered if you wanted them eg pillows, sauna etc. I think this was the nicest room I had ever had in a hotel

              The computer was down when i got there and they couldnt give me a room.after waiting 20 mins i went for a walk instead. But staff were apologetic and helpful, took my bags and they were in my room when i got back later.

            • Older travelers
              5.4

              Die Lage nahe dem Stadtzentrum und der Waterfront

              Although breakfast buffet was included in the rate booked with Booking, NZD 52 for breakfast were billed. My demand to refund this amount to my credit card has not been honored up to now.

            • Older travelers
              7.8

              It wasconvenient for the waterfront

              Trafiic noise

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Rydges Wellington Hotel Wellington location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            75 Featherston Street, Wellington, New Zealand, 6000

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Wellington
              4600 ft
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Wellington Railway Station
              1000 ft
            • Train Stations
              400 ft
            • Bus stop
              400 ft
            Restaurants
            • Portlander Bar & Grill
              100 ft
            • Sakura Restaurant
              500 ft
            Beaches
            • Oriental Bay
              4000 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  2 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Number of floors:
              17
            • Number of rooms:
              280

            Hotel Awards

            New ZealandHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedWellingtonRydges Wellington

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Luxury Hotels in New Zealand

            Use Badge