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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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Greater Adelaide, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great staff responding to a request produced a quietcorner room, on a lower floor. Quiet and away from lifts. Good location, unobtrusive aircon, available cooking facilities in true NZ style. TV position is awkward. Lavender pillows available!

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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 always aim to please - so it's great to hear that we could help you out by providing you with a quieter room. We'll see what we can do about the TV position too - because nothing beats a bit of telly in bed after a long day! Thank... More 

Wales
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189 reviews 189 reviews
73 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here before catching the ferry to South island. It was comfortable and clean and friendly. Was surprised that having been told we were a honey moon couple (in error) that they did nothing about it so this is definitely not a place for honeymoon couples. The decor in the room is good and we had a bit of a... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Rydges is Rydges--also here in New Zealand's capital, Wellington, at the southern tip of North Island. It is situated in the business and diplomatic quarters of this buzzling city.It is also very close to the ferry terminal if you aim for Picton on the South Island.Many good things have been said about Rydges so let me just stress one outstanding... More 

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

Hi there, Thank you very much for sharing your thoughts, and for the 5 star review! We're glad to hear that you loved your time with us, especially that you found our beds 'exquisite!' We agree, and are often tempted to sneak upstairs for a nap... but don't worry, we leave that to the Guests! :) Thank you again for... More 

Oxford New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have now been here quite a few times both for business and personal and this hotel consistently delivers. The service is prompt, friendly, helpful. The rooms are spacious, very clean and great black out curtains and comfortable beds to ensure a good nights sleep. The location is superb being within walking distance of all the good waterfront restaurants. I... More 

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

Hi Caroline, Thank you so much for such a positive review! We appreciate all Guest feedback, but have to admit, we like reading the 5/5 star reviews the most! It's great to hear that you consistently enjoy your time with us, and can make use of our central location to explore the Capital. Thank you for your continued support of... More 

London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This wasn't my first choice hotel, but my preferred choice was fully booked, probably due to the NZ v England Cricket World Cup match in the Caketin, which we attended (sadly, as England supporters, but memorably in view of Southee's and McCullum's virtuoso performances with ball and bat). However when I next come to Wellington I would happily stay here... 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! We're very happy to hear that despite not being your first choice, you still had a great stay with us. We would say we're sorry that England lost... but as firm Black Caps supporters, that wouldn't be 100% truthful! ;) It's great to see such sportsmanship in being... More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
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60 reviews 60 reviews
22 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I booked last minute and ended up paying full rate for a premium harbour view room. Have no idea what made the room premium and the view was predominantly obstructed by the huge building in front. The room itself was small with lots of scuffed paintwork, a noisy in window a/c unit (hard to have a telephone conversation even with... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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78 reviews 78 reviews
19 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stay one night passing by on our way to the South Island and we had a very pleasant overnight very efficient and helpful staff, the restaurant and bar very functional and busy with a good vibe. The heated pool and spa is a good extra. Recommended for short stays in Wellington.

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

Hi Tony, Thank you for your review! We're very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, and made use of both our Portlander restaurant as well as pool and spa facilities - you sure know how to make a short stay a good one! Thank you again, and we hope you have a great time in the... More 

Stone Mountain, Georgia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A lovely hotel with a super nice, accommodating staff. Great beds, good light blocking curtains, and nice fluffy towels in the bathroom. The location is perfect for a stroll over to the waterfront. The lobby is spacious and comfortable with lots of seating.

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

Hi there, Thank you for your positive review - we're so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! In such a bustling city, we're glad we could provide you with a place to retreat to and relax. I'll be passing along your review to the rest of the staff so they can read your kind words too. Thank... More 

Ayr, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

we stayed here for 2 nights while visiting Wellington. This was a lovely hotel. The room was very lovely and beds just so comfortable. The location of the hotel was brilliant and all the tourist attractions were within walking distance. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. There were cafes, bars and restaurants very close by.

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

Hi Claire, 5/5 stars! That's what we like to see! Thank you very much for the positive review - it's great to hear that you had a great time during your stay with us. We're glad we were able to make your time in the Capital a thoroughly enjoyable one, and we hope to see you again soon! Kind regards,... More 

Lytham St Annes
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had two nights in this excellent hotel. Our room was on the 15th floor so we had a great view over the city. The room was beautifully appointed and very elegant with windows from floor to ceiling - which did actually make it very warm on the sunny days we were there - the a/c only just coped. We... More 

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

Hi Chris, Thank you very much for the detailed and positive review! We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback. It's great to hear you enjoyed your stay with us, especially that you were able to enjoy the wonderful views from our top floor and explore the city given our central location. It's also awesome to read that... More 

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