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Rydges Wellington places you next to Old Government Buildings and within a 5-minute walk of other popular sights like Beehive. This 280-room, 4.5-star hotel has a restaurant, an indoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. Centrally located in Wellington, the hotel is also a short walk from St Paul's Cathedral and Old St Paul's.


Enjoy a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, or relax with a drink at the bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café. For your convenience, a buffet breakfast is served for a fee each morning from 6 AM to 10:30 AM.


The 280 air-conditioned rooms feature kitchenettes with refrigerators, microwaves, and stovetops. 32-inch LCD TVs come with satellite channels and pay movies, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries, and beds are dressed in pillow menus. IPod docks, minibars, and coffee makers are also standard.

Property features

At Rydges Wellington, guests enjoy an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a spa tub. Valet parking is available for NZD 30 per day. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with dry cleaning/laundry and concierge services. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include a sauna, free WiFi in public areas, and a conference center.


  • Walking distance to Old Government Buildings and Beehive
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Indoor pool

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an indoor pool, Rydges Wellington provides a spa tub, a sauna, and a fitness center. The hotel offers a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

5 meeting rooms are available. This luxury hotel also offers multilingual staff, coffee/tea in a common area, and concierge services. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 280 
  • Number of floors - 17 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5 
  • Year Built 2007 
  • Conference center 
  • Sauna 
  • Spa tub 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Kitchenette  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Rydges Wellington offers 280 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. A pillow menu is available. 32-inch LCD televisions come with satellite channels and pay movies. Accommodations at this 4.5-star hotel have kitchenettes with refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and laptop-compatible safes. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • iPod docking station 
  • Pay movies 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Kitchenette 
  • Microwave 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Desk 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Stovetop 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Pillow menu 
  • LCD TV 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6 AM and 10:30 AM.

Portlander - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a fitness center.


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed (service dogs only)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Only service animals are allowed


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: NZD 32 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: NZD 30 per day
  • Valet parking fee: NZD 30 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 50.00 per day
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Family Therapy Offer

Book a stay in a Family Therapy room category and receive the following:

  • Breakfast for 2 adults
  • Children ages 11 and younger stay free when sharing a room with their parents and using existing bedding)
  • Free breakfast for children ages 11 and younger
Full details at check-in. Restrictions may apply.

National Rating

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Hotel property is rated 4 star plus and is displayed on this page as 4.5 stars.

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