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75 Featherston Street, Wellington 6011 New Zealand
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#14 of 53 hotels in Wellington
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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 Sky 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.
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Valet parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Taxi service
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Paid private parking on-site
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Swimming pool toys
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Sauna
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Kid-friendly buffet
Kids' meals
Meeting rooms
Spa
Steam room
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
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Rockysmee wrote a review 4 May
Dunedin, New Zealand21 contributions
The arrangements made for our stay some months ahead of my partners presentation at Government House were made by phone call, email and at the time appeared to be in hand. However, upon arrival they was not the case. Many requests and bookings made (dinner for 8, day parking and room access for dressing the party of 8) were not listed, remembered, sorted or booked? However, due to the professionalism of the staff at reception especially Mr Mathew Jelas, the restaurant manager Mr Egle Tagel, the restaurant staff, especially Marie (from Moscow) have made our arrival, staff and celebration of Dianne's achievement (MNZM) heartfelt and respectful. Mathew's manner upon our arrival at reception has been patient and caring. Mr Tagel, simply amazing and highly professional with a gift for our party during dinner. Marie, the jewel of the team, a lovely young lady with a highly infectious personality, well skilled in her role within the restaurant. Her manner and interaction with patrons simply magic, thank you. To all the team at the Rydges Wellington Featherston Street, thanks for the "Happy stay the Rydges way"! see you again .... soon. Regards Martin Dunedin
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Room Tip: A room with a view of the harbour from 12th floor & above .... lovely especially at night time.
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Fedora wrote a review 3 May
Auckland, New Zealand6 contributions
Clean and comfortable room at a reasonable price. Friendly helpful staff. Nice view of Parliament and the Beehive. Good restaurant for breakfast. Great location close to the Railway Station for catching the Northern Explorer. Within walking distance of Te Papa.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Kare Rata Mum wrote a review 3 May
Whangarei, New Zealand1 contribution
Disappointing........ the spa was luke warm, the sauna was the same and took forever to get it heated to up, we had to keep the curtains closed in our room as a huge neon billboard was going 24/7 for the price $350+ per night + parking of $30 per night - NO it was wanting to say the least.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Nic B wrote a review 2 May
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My partner and I stayed at Rydges Wellington for my best friends wedding. The rooms were awesome and were perfectly suited and situated for everyone who stayed. Nick was outsanding when co-ordinating the rooms on level 2 by giving great advice and making the spaces look amazing. Nick was also extremely helpful and flexible when we were delayed with pre-wedding prep. Not only did Nick have outstanding customer service but we found this in every area from the car valet to the manager at the Portlander!! The restaurant meal was amazing and delicious, again I could not fault the amazing staff who work there and the Pot luck dinner was fantastic for everyone who was there. Thank you Rydges we highly recommend staying here.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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zippysmum wrote a review Apr 2021
Auckland Central, New Zealand124 contributions7 helpful votes
I chose this accom after using it for work and being impressed so this time booked it for a family get away. It’s a great location and an easy walk to everything. When we arrived in the morning the front desk happily checked our bags in and later took them to our room when it was ready. They looked after them when we checked out as well as our flight was late afternoon. Really appreciated it. We did not have dinner in the restaurant as the night we wanted to, it was too busy. Suggest booking as I hear the food is delicious. We had the buffet breakfast one morning which did not disappoint. Again, be patient as it gets busy. Sadly housekeeping let us down on the over all experience in room 1112. The first morning we were woken to the alarm the previous guest must have set- a quick check would have been an added touch. The room was very dusty and when we turned on the heater dust flew everywhere. Went to pour a glass of wine, first wine glass was dirty, second had a chip out of it and the third had what looked like coke stuck in the bottom. Yuck! The next morning, around 9, we put our dirty towels in the tub and attached the “please make our room” sign to the door. We got back at 4:30 and found someone had come in the room and replaced the shampoo and conditioner and hung the dirty towels back up. They were still wet. The beds were not made, no extra loo paper so we ended up using tissues and the glasses had been rinsed (not washed) and put back in the drawer wet...even the chipped one!!! On top of the drain in the shower/tub being blocked, I was not impressed. In fact, during a global pandemic, I expected more.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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PRICE RANGE
US$82 - US$233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
rydges wellington hotel wellington, holiday inn wellington, wellington holiday inn
LOCATION
New ZealandNorth IslandGreater WellingtonWellington
NUMBER OF ROOMS
280
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Frequently Asked Questions about Rydges Wellington
Which popular attractions are close to Rydges Wellington?
Nearby attractions include Tarot Zamm - Tarot Reader (0.2 km), Escape Mate (0.2 km), and New Zealand Parliament (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Rydges Wellington?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Rydges Wellington?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a minibar, and air conditioning.
What food & drink options are available at Rydges Wellington?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Rydges Wellington?
Yes, a parking garage, paid private parking on-site, and paid private parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Rydges Wellington?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Thistle Inn, Shed 5 Bar & Restaurant, and Chameleon Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Rydges Wellington?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Is Rydges Wellington located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.6 km away from the centre of Wellington.
Are any cleaning services offered at Rydges Wellington?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Rydges Wellington offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Are there any historical sites close to Rydges Wellington?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Old St Paul's (0.5 km), Government House (2.8 km), and Wellington Cable Car (0.6 km).