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The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

From my bed that was two singles pushed together to make a king (fine except it was in an awkward spot and I had to get out of bed and go halfway across the room to turn off the lamp to the fact that when Inarrived late at night the room had all the windows open and it was freezing... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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9 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This accommodation was cost effective but certainly not cheap! For five nights I paid a mere $791 and had a very comfortable stay. Bathroom was dated and room was small but all I did was showered and slept there anyway. Despite the old fittings it was one of the best showers after a hard days work! The food at the... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I wish to pass on my appreciation of Nona's extra mile service. Nona did two things which really stood out. First she made sure the next day at breakfast the condiment I had asked for was there (and even brought it over to me so I was aware it had been got in) and remembered the next day what my... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is to stay for a good budget everything was fine. When we got there we've given a room in the 9th floor when we got to the room the privacy sign was hanging outside the door lucky we didn't just open the door because the guest from the previous night was still there. The guest told us that she'll... More 

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Thank jahris91
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At 1st i was expecting The Rydges. Not sure how long the refurbs are going for as they start banging around 8 oclock. But wasnt much of a problem for me as the kids had me up well before the noise. Rooms are abit dated but they are in the middle of renos so im guessing they are onto that.... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The price was good and the rooms were large and relatively quiet. The bed was firm if you like it that way and our shower pressure was pretty poor along with the temperature. It's ideally suited for business but if it's for a break in Wellington it is a good 15 minute walk into the heart of town. Parking is... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent the night here with my daughter and her friend as i came from vanuatu and had no where to stay enjoyed it slot only downfall blood on the double bed sheet that was old blood, overall nicely presented and excellent staff

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Thank Jaye P
Whanganui, New Zealand
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The accomodation was reasonable, service was fine BUT meals were over two hours late and very unsatisfactory. The medium rare ordered steaks were well done and well done ordered steak were blue. The radish salad consisted of 5 silvered rounds of radish under some kumera chips . We asked about meals four times and told they were only 10 minutes... More 

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Thank karlzimmy
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was a bit apprehensive after reading previous reviews but we have had no complainants. The staff are lovely...gone out of their way to be helpful. Hotel decor a bit dated but good sized room for 2 adults and 2 exuberant boys 9 and 11. Really good reasonable priced restaurant.

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Greytown, Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for 1 night prior to an early morning flight. The hotel is adequate for a budget hotel. The rooms are old and appointed with only the basics. The bathroom was very basic and old, however in saying that, the shower in our room had great pressure once you could figure out how to find the right temperature with... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The recently upgraded Thorndon Hotel Wellington - by Rydges is located on the doorstep to the CBD and on the edge of the Government and Corporate precincts of Thorndon. The hotel is the closest hotel to Westpac Stadium providing the best location for all your sporting, concerts and major events. The hotel offers FREE WiFi throughout the building. The Thorndon Hotel Wellington - by Rydges prides itself in providing excellent facilities and all rooms are light, comfortable and fresh. With the back drop of Wellington's famous beautiful hills choose between panoramic views of the Harbour, City Skyline or overlook New Zealand's oldest and historic suburb Thorndon. The Hotel is perfect for both the business, conference and leisure traveler. When staying at The Thorndon Hotel Wellington - by Rydges, the CBD, Lambton Key, bus, train and ferry terminals, Parliament Buildings, Government offices and Botanical Gardens are all on your doorstep. Nothing is better than being accommodated by a hotel which has everything at its feet. Guests of The Thorndon Hotel Wellington - by Rydges can also enjoy complimentary access to city fitness and competitive pricing for off street car parking. Try our tantalising menu in Glasshouse Restaurant or relax and unwind in Glasshouse Bar. With contemporary cuisine and a beautiful setting overlooking established gardens Glasshouse Restaurant & Bar is perfect for all your dining occasions. Open for Breakfast and Dinner 7 days a week why go anywhere else? Additionally our conference rooms have natural light, air-conditioning, sound proof interconnecting doors and can seat 2 - 150 people. The Thorndon Hotel Wellington - by Rydges is a 3 Star Plus Qualmark Rated Hotel and has an Enviro-Silver rating. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges

Address: 24 Hawkestone St | Thorndon, Wellington 6011, New Zealand (Formerly Kingsgate Hotel Wellington)
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range: $70 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges 3.5*
Number of rooms: 108
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