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Rydges Wellington
Ranked #7 of 46 Hotels in Wellington
Certificate of Excellence
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
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“First class accommodation”
Reviewed August 21, 2012

Stayed the weekend with family at the Rydges. The room was great - spacious and modern with a great view of Wellington. Breakfast was amazing with alot to choose from and all the staff were great and a pleasure to deal with. Location was great with it being in close proximity to everywhere we wanted to go - could just walk. Would definitely stay again and recommend it to others

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed August 20, 2012

Stayed for two nights in a Harbour View Room. The view was fantastic, great to be able to see the lovely Wellington Harbour. The room was lovely and the decor very modern. The breakfast in the restaurant was amazing with so much choice. All the hotel staff from the front desk to housekeeping were friendly and helpful. The location was perfect, an easy walk to almost everywhere in the central Wellington business area. Will definately stay at Rydges Wellington again and highly recommend them.

Room Tip: Harbour view suites have awesome views of Wellington Harbour
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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Eketahuna, New Zealand
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Reviewed August 20, 2012

we booked our accommodation through the whatif site and it was a mystery booking, thank goodness it was Rydges (it used to be the Holiday Inn)We've stayed here about 4 times and every time has been great, some niggly bits but overall lovely. The rooms are tidy and clean and look nice. Great bathroom, not always a great view, this time we were looking at the post office building. Nice offices!!! Bought a bottle of wine to our room and there was no corkscrew, when hubby went down they tried to tell him there was one, nope there wasn't. It took a while for them to find one but it arrived at the door evenyually. Had a late check out time, a bit awkward coz we went for a walk after breakfast and were locked out of our room. Had to pop down and get another key so we could get our bags out of the room! We got 2 for 1 on breakfast and that was super, lots of choice and all well cooked, a bit crowded, we might have decided to come down to breakfast at the same time as everyone else. All together a lovely stay in a consistently good hotel.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Palmerston North
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Reviewed August 20, 2012

Two days in Wellington on business was not only productive but I had some relaxing downtime. The room was comfortable and although the in-room heat pump was efficient it meant turning up the volume of the iPod dock. The dining was great, not only for breakfast where a omlette was no trouble at all. Dinner was a highlight with the selection of their Wellington on a plate main. All together a comfortable hotel with style and good taste.

Room Tip: Ask for the wireless voucher that will give you 20 minutes on-line. I tried the free city wireless...
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled on business
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Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed August 20, 2012

What a beautiful and well presented Hotel. Top service, wonderful customer service from all the team, second to none, no hassles and so obliging. Our room was perfect, very modern and cosy.
We used the pool and spa very relaxing. We dined in the Restaurant "Portlander'; the food was excellent, beautifully presented and tasted superb! Compliments to the chef. I would highly recommend Rydges to anyone wanting top service, friendly staff and beautiful food. I recommend the Buffet breakfast! amazing.

Room Tip: Ask for a seaside room. Great views.
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with friends
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Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed August 19, 2012 via mobile

This is clearly a purpose built hotel. Recently built. The only down point was the room was freezing on arrival. This is extremely handy for the stadium. So, if your going there, this is the first good hotel. It's a little bit of a trek to the best pubs in Courtney Place. There are some great bars and restaurants a short walk away on the waterfront.

  • Stayed August 2012
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Sydney
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Reviewed August 10, 2012

Stayed for 2 nights in a twin room with a cot. The room felt new, clean and had all the amenities we could need (including a microwave) and was quite roomy despite the addition of a rather large cot. The room service was also great and the location is central. Would definitely stay again. Great breakfast buffet.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled on business
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Additional Information about Rydges Wellington

Property: Rydges Wellington
Address: 75 Featherston Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Business Hotel in Wellington
#7 Luxury Hotel in Wellington
#7 Family Hotel in Wellington
#12 Romantic Hotel in Wellington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Rydges Wellington 4.5*
Number of rooms: 280
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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, free unlimited Wi-Fi, 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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Holiday Inn Wellington
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