Rydges Wellington Hotel

ex. Holiday Inn Wellington

75 Featherston Street, Wellington, New Zealand, 6000  show map
 4 stars
  • Overview
  • Rooms & Availability
  • Location
  • Guest reviews
  • Facilities
^

Rydges Wellington Hotel

Free Wi-Fi
Parking

NZD 30 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Cafe

Private dining services

Coffee shop

Lobby bar

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Spa & wellness center

Overview

The contemporary Rydges Wellington Hotel is situated in the heart of Wellington close to National War Memorial, The Embassy Theatre and ZEALANDIA: The Karori Sanctuary Experience. Rydges Wellington Hotel has been welcoming guests to its modern rooms since 2007.

The city center is 20 minute walking distance from the hotel. There are restaurants and a stadium in the area.

Trade fairs and convention centers are only several minutes away.

Rydges Wellington Hotel lies within 10 minutes’ drive to Wellington International airport.

Rooms

Rydges Wellington Hotel provides guestrooms appointed with a personal safe, individual climate control, a mini bar, a writing table and a fridge. Guests will admire views across Oriental Bay from the rooms. In-room self-catering facilities include a dishwasher, a microwave and an electric kettle.

Eat & Drink

Residents can have breakfast in the dining area. The on-site casual restaurant tempts guests with seasonal dishes. There is an onsite Portlander bar to relax in. Guests can enjoy a meal in Portlander Bar & Grill and Sakura Restaurant, which are located in a business area, just about 5 minutes’ walk from Rydges Wellington Hotel.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

There are such business facilities as secretarial services, a business centre and a conference room on the premises.

Relax

On-site leisure options feature a lap pool and barbeque grills. The hotel offers a fitness center and a gym available on site.

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.

This field is required.
Email not defined
 Open
WRITE A QUICK REVIEW
Very Bad Excellent
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Rate this hotel
YOUR IMPRESSION OF THE HOTEL

In general

Pros

Cons

YOUR DETAILS
First Name
Email
Cancel
To get your review moderated and published, please read our Terms and Conditions.

Facilities

General

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

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

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

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Secretarial service
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

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

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi

Room view

  • City view
  • Harbor view

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Cooking hob
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Bedroom

  • Pillow menu

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • 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. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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

Rooms and availability

Rydges Wellington photos Room
Guest Room
Bed type: Double beds
Check Prices
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
  • — Less information+ More information
Room facilities
    Rydges Wellington photos Room
    King Room
    Bed type: King-size bed
    Check Prices
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Shower
    • — Less information+ More information
    Room facilities
      Rydges Wellington photos Facilities
      Superior King Suite
      Bed type: King-size bed
      Check Prices
      • Free Wi-Fi
      • Air conditioning
      • Shower
      • — Less information+ More information
      Room facilities
        Rydges Wellington photos Facilities
        Deluxe Room
        Bed type: Double beds
        Check Prices
        • Free Wi-Fi
        • Air conditioning
        • Shower
        • — Less information+ More information
        Room facilities
          Rydges Wellington photos Facilities
          Deluxe King Room
          Bed type: King-size bed
          Check Prices
          • Free Wi-Fi
          • Air conditioning
          • Shower
          • — Less information+ More information
          Room facilities
            Rydges Wellington photos Facilities
            Deluxe King Suite
            Bed type: King-size bed
            Check Prices
            • Free Wi-Fi
            — Less information+ More information
            Room facilities
              Rydges Wellington photos Room Harbour View Suite
              Executive King Suite
              Bed type: King-size bed
              Check Prices
              • Free Wi-Fi
              — Less information+ More information
              Room facilities

                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

                Rydges Wellington Location

                Legend
                • Current hotel
                • Hotels nearby
                • Other hotels
                • Airports
                • Underground stations
                • Train stations
                • Parks
                • Tourist attractions
                • Museums
                • Convention centers
                • Stadiums
                • Food and meals
                • General

                Hover above the icons to see hotel photo and details.

                Click the hotel to go to the main hotel page.

                Route Planner
                Enter your starting point (at least street address and city) to receive driving directions to or from the hotel.

                What's nearby

                Tourist attractions

                • Cable Car - 1400 ft

                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

                Monuments and Landmarks

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

                Stadiums

                • TSB Bank Arena Wellington - 1700 ft

                Museums

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

                Hotel Awards

                New ZealandHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedWellingtonRydges Wellington

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

                Use Badge

                Hotels nearby
                Novotel Wellington
                4 stars
                0.5 km

                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