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Overview of The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges

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Hypo-allergenic bedding, desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board
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Hypo-allergenic bedding, desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board
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3.8/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast Available
  • Business Services
  • Parking Available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing

Explore the area

    Popular LocationLambton Quay6 min walk
    Popular LocationNew Zealand Parliament Buildings8 min walk
    Popular LocationBeehive9 min walk
    AirportWellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.)20 min drive

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  • Standard Twin Room, 2 Single Beds

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 18 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Single Beds
    More detailsStandard Twin Room, 2 Single Beds
  • Family Room

    Room amenities

    • 25 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 2 Single Beds
    More detailsFamily Room
  • Standard Double Room, 1 Queen Bed

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 17 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsStandard Double Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed

    3.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 17 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuperior Room, 1 King Bed
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 18 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsStandard Room, 1 King Bed
  • Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 21 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsSuperior Room, 1 Queen Bed

About this area

Wellington

Located in Wellington, The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges is in the city centre and near the airport. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Botanic Gardens and Mount Victoria Lookout, while Wellington Cable Car (Lambton Quay Station) and Wellington Zoo are popular local attractions. Looking to enjoy an event or a match while in town? See what's going on at Westpac Stadium. Kayaking and sailing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails and mountain biking nearby.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Lambton Quay - 6 min walk
  • New Zealand Parliament Buildings - 8 min walk
  • Beehive - 9 min walk
  • Wellington Cable Car (Lambton Quay Station) - 16 min walk
  • Westpac Stadium - 20 min walk

Getting around

  • Wellington Station - 9 min walk
  • AirportWellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.) - 20 min drive

Restaurants

  • Glasshouse Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Thorndon Chippery - 4 min walk
  • MariLuca Ristoro - 4 min walk
  • The Backbencher - 5 min walk
  • Hillside Kitchen & Cellar - 6 min walk

About this property

The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges

Eco-friendly Wellington hotel in Thorndon, walk to Wellington Central Business District
Along with a restaurant, this hotel has a fitness centre and a bar/lounge. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, a conference centre and self parking. All 108 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and coffee makers, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include room service (during limited hours), free weekday newspapers and hairdryers.
The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges offers 108 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and complimentary newspapers. Premium satellite televisions are provided. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

This Wellington hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

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 Qualmark, 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
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking on site (NZD 20 per day)
  • Motorhome/coach/lorry parking (subject to charges) on site
  • Limited on-site parking
  • On-site parking is wheelchair accessible
  • Height restrictions apply for on-site parking

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee 6:30 AM–9:30 AM on weekdays and 7 AM–10:30 AM on weekends: NZD 27 for adults and NZD 13.50 for children
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Fitness centre

Family friendly

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge

Conveniences

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

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference centre (3229 square feet of space)

Outdoors

  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Braille signage
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Designated smoking areas
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Climate control (heating)
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch TV
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Fridge

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free newspapers (weekdays)
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 3 AM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 35 per night.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: NZD 50 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: NZD 27 for adults and NZD 13.50 for children (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: NZD 20 per day
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 35 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2 per cent

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
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit

We should mention

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
Parking height restrictions apply

National rating

This Hotel property has been rated 3 star plus.

Property is also known as

Kingsgate Hotel Wellington
Kingsgate Wellington
Kingsgate Wellington Hotel
Wellington Kingsgate
Thorndon Hotel Wellington Rydges
Thorndon Hotel Rydges
Thorndon Wellington Rydges
Thorndon Rydges
The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges Hotel
The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges Wellington
The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges Hotel Wellington

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges?
As of 3 Dec 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges on 6 Dec 2020 start from NZ$118, 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 The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges?
Self-parking is available for NZD 20 per day. Limited spots are available.
What time is check-in at The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges?
Check-in is from 3 PM - 3 AM. A fee applies for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges?
Checkout is at 10 AM. Late checkout is available for a fee (amount may vary, subject to availability).
Where is The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges located?
Located in Thorndon, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Old St Paul's and Beehive. Wellington Cable Car (Lambton Quay Station) and Botanic Gardens are also within 1 mi (2 km). Wellington Station is 9 minutes by foot and Wellington Kaiwharawhara Station is 29 minutes.
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5 - Excellent
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4 - Good
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3 - Okay
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2 - Poor
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1 - Terrible
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3.9/5

Cleanliness

4.1/5

Staff & service

3.7/5

Amenities

3.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service
The Hotel is well place to central city. Staff and service is great. Good breakfast available. The Bed was not the best - basically the key factor is a good nights rest and that was not achievable. We would choose this hotel again but the bed would need to be much more comfortable
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2020

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Like the place alot, nice and handy to the city centre, however I found the beds a bit hard on the back and pillows not very supportive on the neck. Staff are very friendly and helpful, will stay here again happily
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Sad face IconDisliked: Amenities
It was clean but a bit tired. Staff friendly and helpful. Dinner menu a bit limited.
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2020

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
God location for catching the early morning ferry
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great location and easy to get to off motorways to and from airport. Friendly staff and good amenity
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2020

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