Easy walking distance to everything in the CBD, but the town essentially shuts down by 6 pm, so you... See full review
Jan 12, 2015
1 day trip in Wellington
The location of this hotel is excellent, just nearby the main street (Lambton St./shopping & CBD... See full review
Sep 29, 2011
Majestic leading hotel in Wellington
The James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor, ideally situated in the heart of Wellington, is the perfect base from which to explore the top sites and attractions in New Zealand's capital city. Within a short walk of many of the city's top attractions, the hotel affords guests comfortable accommodations and onsite bars and restaurants, the Sojourn Café & Bar and Whitby's Restaurant & Bar.
3 Reasons To Stay:
Two exceptional bars and restaurants
Access to Bodyhaven Spa
James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor Rooms
The James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor offers 268 rooms and suites in a variety of layouts and comfort standards. Terrace and Lambton rooms are spacious and stylish with sophisticated décor and premium furnishings. The neutral tones in these rooms, coupled with the excellent views from the large, light-filled windows, provide a sense of relaxation and calm. Guests also have access to amenities such as Wi-Fi, minibar, tea and coffee-making facilities and an ensuite bathroom. Style and sophistication are personified in the Club King rooms, as guests are treated to an experience like no other, including welcome fruit and chocolates, complimentary breakfast, local calls, broadband internet and evening drinks and snacks. Guests should look out for the spa crystals in the luxury bathrooms, with Forest and Bird amenities, which support the charity of the same name. Suites are also available and they provide a sumptuous home away from home, including a kitchenette and access to the Executive Club Lounge.
Things To Do:
City Gallery (0.5 mi/900m)
The Wellington Cable Car (0.7 miles/1.2 km)
New Zealand Opera House (1 miles/1.7 km)
Te Papa Tongarewa (1.3 miles/2.1 km)
Karori Sanctuary (1.4 miles/2.4 km)
Weta Cave (5.1 miles/8.3 km)
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Room offers 2 double beds with working desk, air conditioning, alarm clock, color TV, hairdryer, heating, refrigerator, tea and coffee making facilities, kettle, voicemail, valet service, iron/ironing board, broadband internet access, minibar, and ensuite bathroom with shower over bath. Smoking or non-smoking rooms available. No rollaway beds can be accommodated.
Room offers 1 king or 1 double and 1 single bed with working desk, air conditioning, alarm clock, color TV, hairdryer, heating, refrigerator, tea and coffee making facilities, kettle, voicemail, valet service, iron/ironing board, broadband internet access, minibar, and ensuite bathroom with shower over bath. All rooms are non-smoking.
One Bedroom Suite
Spacious room with separate lounge, Hollywood King Size bed, ensuite bathroom, lounge has two couches, coffee table, working desk.
Club King Room
Room offers 1 king bed with receive welcome fruit & chocolates, and exclusive Forest & Bird amenities, In CLUB LOUNGE RECEIVE FREE:-Local calls,broadband, Buffet Breakfast in Whitby's Restaurant, snacks and Drinks 24-7, with working desk, air conditioning, alarm clock, color TV, hairdryer, heating, refrigerator, tea and coffee making facilities, kettle, voicemail, valet service, iron/ironing board, broadband internet access, minibar, and ensuite bathroom with shower over bath. All rooms are non-smoking. No rollaway beds can be accommodated.
*Includes Club Lounge Access* Benefits include: Complimentary Buffet Breakfast served in Whitby's Restaurant, In the Club Lounge receive complimentary Drinks and Nibbles between 5pm - 7pm. FREE High Speed Internet in Club Lounge * King bed * Turndown service* 100MB interet free in room.
Corner room on higher floors with city and harbour views, couch, mini bar, shower over bath, High Speed Internet Access, desk, air conditioning, tea/coffee making facilities.
No smoking rooms/facilities
No smoking rooms/facilities
Fitness center or spa
24 hour room service
Wheel chair access
Service dogs allowed
Public areas wheelchair accessible for disabled
Wheelchair accessible elevators
Ramp access to buildings
Nearby points of interest
Cable Car: 0.3 mi
New Zealand Parliament Buildings: 0.5 mi
Te Papa Museum: 0.6 mi
Kilbirnie: 2.6 mi
Miramar: 3.1 mi
Seatoun: 4 mi
Newlands: 4.8 mi
Choose one of our eight well-appointed conference rooms as the backdrop for your next event of up to 240 delegates. Reward your guests with enticing catering cuisine and a superb level of personalised service. In addition to high-speed internet connectivity throughout the hotel, we offer cutting-edge audiovisual equipment and technical support to ensure flawlessly executed presentations.
Whitby's Bar & Restaurant offers its patrons a delicious array of choices from buffet to a la carte to light meals.
Sojourn cafe is located in the lobby with an exciting menu of international cuisine. The hotel also has a resident pianist playing 6 nights a week.
Available 24 Hours. Select from the in room menu.
Terms and conditions
Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.
The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.