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Rydges Wellington

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75 Featherston Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Outstanding service for what we thought was just run of mill hotel, staff were great when our TV did not work - desparate men in the family needed rugby and cricket fix! 2 people came to try and fix it, offered to move us to different room with upgrade but we had settled in so we were happy with rather... More 

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Fremont, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel was centrally located. It was easy to walk almost anywhere. Be in the midst of many restaurants, shops, banks and museums. There were lots of people walking about enjoying all the sights, sounds, smells and splendor of this wonderful city and this hotel is right in the middle of all this. A good location for walking about town.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Well equipped lovely room. I really liked that it had microwave kitchen sink & toaster so there was the option of organising my own easy meals. Not that I did this time but I always like the option. Great Breakfast. Didn't like the requirement of credit card at check in when this was a business trip and my room &... More 

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Richmond-upon-Thames, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
34 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very conveniently located in central Wellington only a five minute ride from the InterIslander ferry and close to the waterfront. Staff were very helpful and recommended where to eat as we had arrived late in the day although the hotel looks to have a good restaurant. Valet parking is NZ 30 dollars a day and works well. Hotel seemed populated... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had Three nights at Rydges and found it pleasant and convenient to the city,wharf, train station and touristy things to do. Hotel staff were friendly and helpful. The room was comfortable and clean. The bar was good and restaurant menu looked good but maybe a little pricey. I never ate there as we were out mostly so can't say if... More 

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Catherine H, Public Relations Manager at Rydges Wellington, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on your recent stay with us at Rydges. We appreciate the feedback - especially the 5/5 star rating! We're glad to hear you enjoyed your time in the capital, and were able to make the most of our convenient location to see all the sights. We hope to... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed our stay. The hotel is centrally located downtown and within walking distance to Wellington's landmarks. The hotel offers free wifi and great service to the customer especially staff Melissa at the front desk, she was accomodating & friendly. The room we've stayed was spacious & clean.

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Catherine H, Public Relations Manager at Rydges Wellington, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you very much for the positive review! We're glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and made use of our convenient location to visit Wellington's landmarks. I've passed along your review to Melissa at front desk and she is very appreciative of the kind words. We hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, ^CH More 

Sydney, Australia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
45 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a very good hotel, with a good bar & restaurant. Meals are very good. The hotel is ideally located, close to restaurants, government buildings, etc. We found the wi-fi to be very slow/unresponsive, otherwise a very good stay.

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Catherine H, Public Relations Manager at Rydges Wellington, responded to this review

Hi Brian, Thank you for the positive review! We're glad to hear that you had an enjoyable stay with us, and made the most of our convenient location and our award winning restaurant Portlander. However we're sorry to hear of your problems regarding the wi-fi - I'll pass along your feedback to Maintenance so they can check that everything is... More 

port macquarie
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114 reviews 114 reviews
33 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The extra family member was unable to travel at the last minute and we were unable to down grade from our suite as the hotel was fully booked for the football that weekend. After the first night they reduced the price and left us have the same suite which was reasonable. The room had a separate master bedroom with the... More 

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Catherine H, Public Relations Manager at Rydges Wellington, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you very much for the positive review! We completely understand that plans can change at the last minute, so we were more than happy to accommodate you. Please note however, that pots and pans are available on request. If you stay with us again, a quick call to reception will get a Porter up to you in... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Clean hotel with friendly staff-what more can you ask for in a hotel? I enjoyed the buffet breakfast each morning, lots of selection to pick from! The location of the hotel is fantastic, walking distance to everything including Lambton Quay, Parliament and the Waterfront. I would stay here again.

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Catherine H, Public Relations Manager at Rydges Wellington, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you very much for such a glowing review! It's great to hear that you so thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us. We agree about the breakfast - pretty delicious huh! It's often a Guest highlight and we're glad this was the case for you too. Thank you again - I'll be passing on your kind words to... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed one night on a business trip. EXCELLENT restaurant and Bar, if a little pricey. Very pleasant staff and the room perfect, roomy and with all that was needed. Fantastic location also. Only downside was the very small pool and 'gym' which consisted of a swiss ball and a treadmill.

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Catherine H, Public Relations Manager at Rydges Wellington, responded to this review

Hi Thomas, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review! We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and in particular that you loved our award winning restaurant Portlander! I will pass along your kind words to the restaurant staff - they never get sick of people raving about the food. :) We hope to see... More 

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