The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges places you within a 5-minute walk of popular attractions such as St Paul's Cathedral and Old St Paul's. This 108-room, 3.5-star hotel has a restaurant along with conveniences like free in-room WiFi and a fitness center. Centrally located in Wellington, the hotel is also a short walk from Beehive and Old Government Buildings.

Dining

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 room service. Buffet breakfast is offered for a fee each morning from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM.

Rooms

All 108 recently renovated rooms feature refrigerators, coffee makers, and free weekday newspapers. 32-inch TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms have hair dryers and free toiletries. Phones, ironing boards, and desks are also available.

Property features

Renovated in 2013, The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges offers a fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and 5 meeting rooms. Self parking is available for NZD 15 per day. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this family-friendly hotel include a conference center, a business center, and a computer station.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to St Paul's Cathedral and Old St Paul's
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Fitness center

The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges

24 Hawkestone St Thorndon Wellington 6011

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Business-related amenities at this 3.5-star property consist of a business center and meeting rooms.

A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. Event facilities measuring 3229 square feet (300 square meters) include a conference center. This family-friendly hotel also offers a fitness center, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance. Limited onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis (surcharge).

The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges is a smoke-free property.

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Business center 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Total number of rooms - 108 
  • Number of floors - 9 
  • Meeting rooms 5 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 3229 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 300 
  • RV, bus, truck parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Computer station 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5 
  • Conference center 
  • Year Built 1988 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Television in common areas 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), RV, bus, truck parking (surcharge), Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Television 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Shower only 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Desk 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Room service (limited hours) 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:30 AM and 9:30 AM.

Glasshouse Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at Midnight

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Pets

  • 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 dogs are allowed

Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 19 and NZD 25 for adults, NZD 0 and NZD 12 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: NZD 15 per day
  • Late check-out fee: NZD 20
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 35.00 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.

Hotel Name

  • Kingsgate Hotel Wellington
  • Kingsgate Wellington
  • Kingsgate Wellington Hotel
  • Wellington Kingsgate
  • Thorndon Hotel Wellington Rydges
  • Thorndon Hotel Rydges
  • Thorndon Wellington Rydges
  • Thorndon Rydges

We should mention

Children 13 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

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 3 star plus.


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