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The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

You get what you pay for, and i am very happy for the price, small room but served its purpose, just wanted an over night stay to get to the ferry in the morning. Breakfast was fabulous and very cheap! Night manager "Thai Le" went above and beyond to help me with a personal problem of a lost iPad left... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Partner and I arrived around 10 am and the cheerful lady on the desk let us know all the bits and bobs. Got up to the room and we're surprised to find we were staying in a closet! There was just enough room to get around the bed, the tea and coffee were squeezed onto a table next to the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

ok, so i stayed here for one reason; i wanted to be close to the interisland ferry terminal the next morning. it was $244 NZ. Pluses? Clean. THat's it. Small room. had to park my car in the driveway of the hotel. Bizarre bathroom - no mirror over sink so to shave I had to rinse and lather up, then... More 

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Napier, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The room had everything I needed, only fault was probably a little bit tired. Could do with a makeover. Room service excellent, ordered dinner and was very prompt with their service. The room was very clean.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Thorndon by Rydes is the only reason I booked this Hotel On arrival the taxi couldn't drive up to drop us of in the covered entrance as it looked like contractors vehicles were parked there. Staff were friendly and helpful. Room was less than clean mould in bathroom rubbish under beds and four single beds crammed into a room that... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Luckily we booked this hotel as a place for a quick sleep before moving on to our next destination. The walls were covered in cuff marks, the bed was 2 singles put together to make a king, the bathroom was disgusting. Mould and water stains everywhere and the shower was in the corner of the room with just a curtain... More 

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

I booked 9 rooms for last night for our organisation and took our company credit card. Chrissy, a staff member, said i couldn't use it because my name wasn't on the card. I told her I used it the last time we stayed only 2 months earlier and that I had the pin number but she still refused. That evening... More 

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wellingtonhotels, Manager at The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges, responded to this review

Dear AHunter_11, Firstly I apologise that the service was not up to your expectations. I would like to clarify a couple of points: firstly if the staff allowed you to use a card previously without your name they should not have but I apologise for the confusion. It does clearly state on your preferred method of booking that the card... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I just came back from a weekend trip to Wellington and have only good things to say about this hotel. I arrived pretty early and left my luggage and went sightseeing. In about 2 hours the hotel calls me to inform my room was ready and my luggage was already waiting for me inside my room. The staff are very... More 

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

From the moment I entered the new refurbished lobby Parth greeted me by name and wished me a pleasant stay. Nothing was a problem for him. He showed me the newly decorated bar and gave me 2 free drinks that GENIUS customers get and free wi fi. As usual the room was delightful, clean and very comfortable, it's hard to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was most impressed on our arrival to the Thorndon Hotel by Rydges, with the friendly staff on the front desk.. When were early for check in, but thought we would go for a stroll in the city and get lunch.. the staff were very helpful with some directions and suggestions on where to eat..They all so gave me a... More 

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wellingtonhotels, General Manager at The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges, responded to this review

Dear Paul E, Thank you for your feedback on Tripadvisor and we glad you found the staff friendly and helpful. Regards Jeff More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Paid Internet
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • 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: $68 - $213 (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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