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Rydges Wellington

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   75 Featherston Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Ranked #8 of 50 hotels in Wellington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ipswich, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As a freelance employee, I expect that my rooms will not be very nice, as companies like to make savings where they can, but my first apartment at Rydges, Wellington, with no natural light, & a view of office workers at New Zealand Post on both sides was intollerable, (I was expected to stay there for three weeks). The following... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a lovely view - over NZ's parliament and the hills in the background. Lobby felt a bit office building style but the hotel staff were nice and only downside was the cost of breakfast. Would definitely stay again if we go back to Welington. About a 15 minute walk to the main areas of the city but away from... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love staying at Rydges. They make my stay so easy. The check in is prepared and the room is always ready for me. The rooms re practical, well laid out - you are able to make a cup of tea if you want.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is a definite winner. Staff were friendly and helpful. The room was truly amazing. We paid a bit extra to get a harbour view room and boy was it worth it. The views of Wellington were amazing. So quiet.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we were traveling on the northerner so chose the Rydges for its location. The staff where all fabulous nothing to much trouble. We eat in the hotel restaurant and were very pleased with the experience. would highly recommend. The room was clean roomy and comfortable with every facility you could want.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Ridges in Wellington with my family at the beginning of our NZ adventure. We arrived into Wellington very late but the staff were extremely helpful and got us settled quickly. The next day, we were on our way to Whakapapa, but decided to have a look around Wellington first. The staff allowed us to leave our... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've stayed at Rydges Wellington a few times now. Its great value. The rooms are tidy and the location is excellent - easy walking distance to the waterfront and great shopping on Lambton Quay. Only thing that was a little bit of a hassle was the heating system in the room, not super user friendly, and quite loud. Free wifi... More

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Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have stayed here many times over the years under various managements,and whilst location is great it's getting very tired and need updating and refurbishing badly, excluding lobby and restaurant. Phone system is outdated and phone rang out 4 times while friend was calling to contact me . Mentioned it on checkout... Ho hum response. Love the spa and pool, except... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I go to Rydges as part of an organised group using a conference room. I need eat gluten free as I have coeliac disease. I had made arrangements to ensure I receive gluten free meal each time as I get very very sick. On the night the wait staff member told me what was gluten free supposedly. It wasn't as... More

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Kieran W, General Manager at Rydges Wellington, responded to this review

We’re very sorry to hear that you are still not feeling well, as we explained when we met with you Thursday last week, we take food allergies very seriously and had prepared GF food for you. Please do realise our chefs fully understand and are qualified in the requirements for food allergies. We have a bit more training with our... More

Palmerston North
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I received a voucher for one night's stay here as a wedding gift. We decided to make a weekend of it and stay for two nights paying for the second night. To book in to redeem the voucher we needed to ring the hotel which we did and give voucher number. It took four phone calls and... More

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Address: 75 Featherston Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Rydges Wellington 4.5*
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Also Known As:
Rydges Wellington Hotel Wellington
Holiday Inn Wellington
Wellington Holiday Inn

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#4 Business Hotel in Wellington #6 Family Hotel in Wellington #7 Luxury Hotel in Wellington #9 Romantic Hotel in Wellington
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Rydges Wellington is located on downtown Featherston Street with a unique combination of harbour views and city outlooks. Ideally situated in New Zealand’s capital city, Rydges Wellington is within close distance to the Westpac Stadium, Queens Wharf, Wellington Railway Station, both the Interislander and Bluebridge Ferry terminals and Lambton Quay for shopping.This 4+ Star hotel offers 280 accommodation rooms for business and leisure guests with the benefits of modern facilities including wireless internet throughout, iPads for guests and fantastic leisure facilities. All rooms feature flat screen televisions, iPod docking stations and kitchenettes. There are 19 apartment style suites, perfect for your long stay requirements with washer and drier facilities available. Rydges Wellington is your landmark hotel in the Capital. ... more   less 
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