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Guest reviews

4.2 out of 5 Very good
1,170 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Air conditioning
Restaurant
Gym
Breakfast Available
Business Services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationWellington Cable Car (Lambton Quay Station)1 min walk
Popular LocationLambton Quay7 min walk
Popular LocationWellington Waterfront9 min walk
AirportWellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.)18 min drive

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  • Terrace Room

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsTerrace Room
  • Club Room, 1 King Bed

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 28 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsClub Room, 1 King Bed
  • Premium Room

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 30 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsPremium Room
  • Family Studio, 2 Double Beds

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 60 sq m
    • Sleeps 5
    More detailsFamily Studio, 2 Double Beds
  • Executive Double Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 28 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsExecutive Double Room
  • Executive Twin Room

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 28 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsExecutive Twin Room
  • Club Studio Suite, Harbour View

    Room amenities

    • 60 sq m
    • Harbor view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsClub Studio Suite, Harbour View
  • Suite

    Room amenities

    • 60 sq m
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsSuite

About this area

Wellington

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor is located near the beach and in a walkable area with good shopping. St Paul's Cathedral and Old St Paul's are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Botanic Gardens and Mount Victoria Lookout. Travelling with kids? Make time for Wellington Zoo, or enjoy an event or a match at Westpac Stadium. Kayaking and sailing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with mountain biking and ecotours nearby.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Wellington Cable Car (Lambton Quay Station) - 1 min walk
  • Lambton Quay - 7 min walk
  • Wellington Waterfront - 9 min walk
  • Victoria University of Wellington - 11 min walk
  • Botanic Gardens - 15 min walk

Getting around

  • Wellington Station - 10 min walk
  • AirportWellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.) - 18 min drive

Restaurants

  • Whitbys Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Sojourn Cafe and Bar — 1 min walk

About this property

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor

4.5-star, family-friendly hotel, walk to Wellington Central Business District
2 restaurants, 2 bars/lounges and a fitness centre are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, a conference centre and self parking. All 268 rooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, plus 24-hour room service and LCD TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find fridges, minibars and pillow menu.
James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor offers 268 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and complimentary newspapers. A pillow menu is available. LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness centre.

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

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in EarthCheck, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Covered self parking: NZD 30.00 per night
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–10:30 AM: NZD 9-33 for adults and NZD 9-33 for children
  • 2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Fitness centre

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • Hindi

Business services

  • 8 meeting rooms
  • Conference centre

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating
  • Linens
  • Pillow menu

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • LCD TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Minibar
  • Fridge

More

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers (weekdays)
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:00 PM and anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Renovations and closures

The property will be renovating from 01 November 2018 to 31 March 2021 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Selected guestrooms
Renovation work will only be conducted during working hours on weekdays. Every effort will be made to minimise noise and disturbance.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 50.0 per day.

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 9 and NZD 33 for adults, and NZD 9 and NZD 33 for children (approximately)
  • Covered self-parking fee: NZD 30.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 50.0 per day
  • 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.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be 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
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
A credit card imprint is required at check-in. If a valid credit card cannot be produced, a NZD 100 cash bond must be paid at check-in.

We should mention

Parking height restrictions apply

National rating

This Hotel property has been rated 4 star plus.

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor and receive a full refund?
Yes, James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor?
As of 18 Sep 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor on 18 Oct 2020 start from NZ$134, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor?
Self-parking is available for NZD 30.00 per night.
What time is check-in at James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to anytime.
What time is check-out at James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor located?
This family-friendly Wellington hotel is located near the airport, within a 15-minute walk of St Paul's Cathedral, Carter Observatory and Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand). Old St Paul's and Botanic Gardens are also within 1 mi (2 km). Wellington Station is 10 minutes by foot.
4.2
Very good
1,170 reviews
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4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

3.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
Sad face IconDisliked: Property conditions & facilities
Old rooms very dated and shower only just functional but clean.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Such an awesome stay. Super nice staff and a stunning place to stay. Defiantly money well spent, the beds and bathrooms are huge and comfortable.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

4/5 Good

Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great welcome room and a variety of eating options. Car park a bonus
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020