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Distinction Wellington, Century City Hotel

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70 Tory St | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand (Formerly Grand Mercure Wellington Century City Apartments)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Auckland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here with family on a quiet getaway to Wellington. We had a one bedroom apartment which we found very well furnished with a great kitchen. The apartment was very well heated, almost too well but still great in a cold windy Wellington night, We did stay in quite a bit at this property and made use of Moore Wilsons... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We recently stayed at Distinction for five nights during a quick trip to Wellington. We landed after midnight on a Sunday morning and was pleasantly surprised to find the hotel right near hub of late night dining options. The location of the hotel is nice and central, just a short walk to the Quay and Cuba Street. I must admit... More 

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Tony A, Manager at Distinction Wellington, Century City Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Its great that you found the facilities to your liking. We are in the process of upgrading our beds, sorry you found it uncomfortable. We hope to have the remainder of the hotel beds replaced very soon. Kind regard Tony More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Distinction Century hotel with my friends during the weekend and the stay was pleasant. Pros: - Great customer service by hotel receptionists, was quick and easy - Modern room and furnishings - Facilities were good and convenient (washing machine, bath, shower, kitchen) - Location is right within the CBD area Cons: - Stained carpet - Dirty... More 

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Tony A, Manager at Distinction Wellington, Century City Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments I'll pass your comments onto our reception staff I am sure they will appreciated it. I have discussed your comments with our housekeeping team. Thank you for letting us know. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards Tony More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this as a last minute 'Grab One' deal but made the reservation direct through the hotel. We got an amazing deal $139.00 included no charge parking and one bedroom suite. I think they save the lower floor apartments for the last minute deals as they naturally would receive the most street noise if there is any. We had... More 

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Tony A, Manager at Distinction Wellington, Century City Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. The recent grabone deal was a good one. All our superior city view rooms are on the lower levels. For rooms higher up we recommend the studios or standard 1 bedroom apartments. Thanks again we look forward to seeing you again soon. For more great deals join our D-Club and booking online to stave. Kind... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very central location for exploring Wellington , just a short walk from the harbour and the fantastic Te Papa museum. Great selection of restaurants and bars and really cool shops on Cuba Street. We went on the Wellington cable car which brings you to the botanic gardens and observatory, nice way to pass a few hours. Public transport can bring... More 

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Tony A, Manager at Distinction Wellington, Century City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Peter Thank you for your comments. Sounds like you ticked off some of the top things to do. Isnt Weta Cave great and the tour through the workshop is well worth doing. I hope you enjoy your trip through NZ. Kind regards Tony More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent one Saturday night at the Distinction Hotel. The room price was reasonable, especially for 'right in the heart of Wellington'. Just around the corner from Courtney Place which is the main nightlife of Wellington. Room was clean, tidy and reasonable new. Price was good. Parked in the Wilson carpark which is attached to the hotel. During the weekend cheaper... More 

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Tony A, Manager at Distinction Wellington, Century City Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments it is great to hear you enjoyed your stay. We are the perfect location for enjoying all that the city nightlife has to offer. See you again soon. Regards Tony Hotel Manager More 

Jennacubine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 4 nights at this hotel while in Wellington for business. We found it to be very clean, convenient to everywhere, great value for more. The staff were friendly and all our needs were met, including check-in after midnight. Our room was serviced daily and we had free wifi which is always a bonus. Very happy all round with... More 

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Tony A, Manager at Distinction Wellington, Century City Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Tracy - great to see you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards Tony Hotel Manager More 

Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I just stayed here two days ago. Excellent location in central Wellington, super friendly reception staff and free wifi. Our room was tidy upon arrival, reasonably modern and the bed was out of this world comfortable. Downside is the car park location and its access to the hotel - 7.5/10

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Tony A, Manager at Distinction Wellington, Century City Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Great to see you enjoyed your stay. The car park is a bit tricky but I guess on the up side it is internal access so you can stay our of the cold Wellington winter. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards Tony More 

Brunei
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As an asian visiting overseas sure will expect some racism. However, this is too much for us. After reading some positive and negative reviews about this hotel, decided to give a try therefore booked 2 bedroom superior apartment. From the website, the apartment look very spacious. Upon checked in, we were given a different type of apartment..more like 2 bedroom... More 

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Tony A, Manager at Distinction Wellington, Century City Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your opinion on your stay with us at Distinction Wellington. We do try and communicate park options to all guests as clearly as possible. Parking is available in the hotel for $20 per night and there is alternative parking options on the street. We do hope you enjoyed your complimentary upgrade to the Penthouse Suite. Kind regards... More 

Otorohanga, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location great and with Moore Wilson supermarket basically across the road it was good. Most other things about our stay were very poor sadly. The hygiene was terrible from pubic hairs in the bathroom to general cleanliness or the dishes etc. The carpet needs replacing covered in stains. Blood spots on the white couch!. The hairdryer was covered in toilet... More 

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Tony A, Manager at Distinction Wellington, Century City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ms Jennings Thank you for your feedback. It was very disappointed to hear that the housekeeping was below expectations during your stay. This is most unusual and I have discussed your comments at length with my team to ensure this is not repeated. In all hotels cleanliness is of the upmost importance. I have checked the rooms that you... More 

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