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The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges

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24 Hawkestone St Thorndon, Wellington 6011 New Zealand See on map
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Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Hallways and our room itself had a very musty odour to it most noticeable when returning to the Hotel after a day out. Early one afternoon the lighting in both the lifts were not working and it took until the early evening to rectify this...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Everything you would expect to have at a top-end hotel in the centre of the city. Beautiful comfy beds, perfectly clean bathrooms & friendly staff. The receptionists were very helpful with looking after my luggage for the day as I was catching a late flight....More

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Response from wellingtonhotels, General Manager at The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by RydgesResponded 25 June 2018

Claire S, We really appreciate your comments and we are glad you enjoyed your stay. Regards Jeff

Reviewed 2 days ago

I would rate this place 4/5 if not for the really poor cleanliness at the hotel. THe locations is great for Parliament end of town - close to government agencies, the supermarket, train station, Thorndon pool etc. The staff were ok - not great and...More

Thank DBbonjour
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've had multiple events here - bithdays and even a baby shower - and we can't rate this place enough! The venue is easy to get to in a convenient Wellington location, the food is always delicious and well-priced, and the staff are super helpful...More

Thank Roam10410630425
Response from wellingtonhotels, General Manager at The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by RydgesResponded 6 days ago

Dear Roam10410630425, Thanks for the great feedback about the hotel facilities. We are proud of what the owners and the team have done with the transformation of Glasshouse Bar and Grill. There will still be more improvements to come. Regards Jeff

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While it has been a few months since I have last stayed, the Team continue to support my Wellington based student daughters with a complimentary burger & salad at the Friday night Happy Hours. Outstanding thanks Jeff & Team.More

Thank jonbroadley
Response from wellingtonhotels, General Manager at The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by RydgesResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jon, You were one of our most loyal guests. It has been a while since your last visit but we hope to see you again soon. The hotel has its official reopening in early December after achieving an A Grade Seismic rating and hopefully...More

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Description
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 More 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. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
108
Price range
US$67 - US$233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Kingsgate Hotel Wellington
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Hotel class
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
108
Price range
US$67 - US$233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Kingsgate Hotel Wellington
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
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Room Tips
"High floor to avoid minimum road noise but keep windows shut to prevent wind whistle"
mikehO8589SW
2 days ago
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"Ask for one away from the lift - it is a bit noisy."
DBbonjour
2 days ago
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"go to another hotel"
CharN_13
2 weeks ago
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"Rooms 805 - 7 offer a nice rooftop view of Parliament and nearby buildings, and sheltered from the wind."
JosuaM
11 Oct 2018
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