We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 50 Wellington hotels

Adelaide Motel

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   209 - 211 Adelaide Road, Wellington, New Zealand
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Adelaide Motel to your Saves list
Adelaide Motel
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
You must enter dates to see the best prices.
17%
Ranked #49 of 50 hotels in Wellington
  • Overview
  • Reviews (23)
  • Photos (1)
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (8)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

23 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    1
    3
    4
    9
    6
See reviews for
9
7
2
2
Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (8)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked this motel as I needed to stay overnight for an appointment early the next day. Online it looked satisfactory, but I did not read up on Tripadvisor unfortunately, that would have saved me lots of trouble. I booked online filling in all the details, yet I was rung up and asked what time I would be arriving. When... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Masterton, New Zealand
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We were here because a family member was admitted to ICU Wellington hospital. Parking sucked! I couldn't get out of my car in the space she told me to park in. It was so narrow! Service - one towel per room?! Even though she knew I booked the room for 3 people. I had to justify why I needed more... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

i have visited quite a few motels, but was appalled by the initial service of this motel. Firstly, a smelly room was given despite other vacant rooms being available and the facilities were not updated. The door for the toilets was so "not private" that any other member (sharing with you, eg, family) could just have access to it as... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
East coast, australia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I stayed here recently with my partner. We found the owners very rude and difficult to deal with. The rooms were cold and noisy at night and seemed to lack the basics. The parking was impossible and we also parked on the street overnight. We won't be staying here again.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Te Awamutu, New Zealand
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

We had unit 8 upstairs. There was no hair dryer in the room, no desert spoons and not a lot of water coming out of the shower. We mentioned the shower to the owner twice. she didn't seem to worried about it.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hastings, New Zealand
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
18 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Booked here as wanted to be close to hospital and it is! The room was adequate; the parking is impossible and I ended up parking on the road overnight. As I have read in another review, the parking is very narrow and barely allows room for the driver to get in and out of the car. I would not stay... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
New Plymouth, New Zealand
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
17 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

The only good thing about this motel is its location 3 minutes from the Wellington hospital. Rooms are old and outdated shabby furnishings and decor. 1 bedroom for 4 people very cramped and there were only 3 of us. Nothing about this motel appealed and is overpriced in comparison to other motels in close proximity

Was this review helpful? Yes
Wellington, New Zealand
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
16 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights after the recent storm when we were left without any power. The owners were very helpful and cannot fault them, thank you The property itself is a dated motel but it has everything you need for a short stay. The road it is on is pretty noisy and we were woken both nights by... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013 via mobile

We had a one bedroom room which felt very cramped, barely room to sit round the table and a tiny bathroom. The layout wasn't ideal as you have to go through the bedroom to get to the bathroom. In desperate need of renovation and traffic noise was quite bad. It was, however, nice and clean!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Napier, New Zealand
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

We stayed here while my father was in Wellington Hospital. Location was perfect, within walking distance, but that was the only good thing really. This place is very outdated and in serious need of a makeover. The studio rooms are very small, with the double bed (too small, and too soft) being only one metre from a noisy fridge. The... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Adelaide Motel, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Adelaide Motel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Adelaide Motel

Address: 209 - 211 Adelaide Road, Wellington, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Adelaide Motel 2.5*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Agoda, Booking.com, Priceline, Tingo, Hotels.com, Travelocity, BookingOdigeoWL and Venere so you can book your Adelaide Motel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

1 photo of this hotel

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (2)
Viewed
Other (2)

Amenities

Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Wheelchair access
Hotel Class
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
2-3 minutes walk to Wellington Hospital. A few minutes walk to Southern Cross Hospital and NZ Dance and Drama School. Within walking distance of Wakefield Hospital, zoo, Hospice, Basin Reserve,Southwest Stadium, Massey University, Government House, cafes and restaurants. Conveniently situated (2km) from city centre & Te Papa Museum. 10 minutes drive to airport, Picton Ferry and Westpac Stadium. On city bus route. 10 units, serviced daily; 6 studios sleep 2-3, tea/coffee making facilities and microwave, 4x1-brm, sleep 3-4 with kitchen, tea/coffee making facilities, microwave. Access unit. All units have en-suite, phone, Sky TV, electric blankets, heating. Cot available. Continental breakfast, laundry, fax. Free wireless broadband internet, free off-street parking. Tariff:from $115-$180.00. Extra person $10.00. Unit rate/minimum stay may apply. Member Manz. ... more   less 
Number of rooms
10

Questions & Answers

Enter your question for this accommodation's staff to answer. Other travelers may answer as well.
    Posting guidelines

    See which rooms travelers prefer