Get an overview of this hotel3.5-star family-friendly hotel, walk to St Paul's Cathedral

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Business centre
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property

Location

This family-friendly Wellington hotel is located near the airport, within a 5-minute walk of National Library, St Paul's Cathedral, and Old St Paul's. Beehive and Old Government Buildings are also within 15 minutes.

Hotel Features

This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar/lounge. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a conference center, a business center, and conference space.

Room Amenities

All 108 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find room service, free weekday newspapers, and hair dryers.

The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges

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 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.

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

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 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Television 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • 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 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • 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 Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center.

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

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

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 13 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 35.0 per night.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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 animals 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 35.0 per night
  • 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

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Hotel property is rated 3 star plus and is displayed on this page as 3.5 stars.


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