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Marksman Motor Inn
3 out of 5
40 Sussex Street, Mount Cook, Wellington
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$120 per night from 7 Mar. to 8 Mar.

Located in the heart of Wellington, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Basin Reserve and Wellington Central Business District. Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand) ...

4/5Very Good! (257 reviews)

"It is a good place to stay with a packed car for a night before catching the ferry"…"

Reviewed on 26 Feb. 2021

Marksman Motor Inn
Dupont Executive Motels
4.5 out of 5
95 Hutt Road, Petone, Lower Hutt
The price is NZ$149 per night from 6 Mar. to 7 Mar.

Located in Petone, this motel is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Petone Foreshore and within 3 miles (5 km) of Queensgate Shopping Centre and Maori Treasures. Interislander ...

3.4/5Good! (216 reviews)

"Free off street parking,easy walking distance to Petone centre, easy access to motorway. Executive rooms a significant step up in quality/comfort from other units"…"

Reviewed on 15 Feb. 2021

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Midway Pacifica Lodge
3 out of 5
89 Hutt Road, Lower Hutt
The price is NZ$149 per night from 6 Mar. to 7 Mar.

Located in Petone, this motel is 0.8 mi (1.2 km) from Petone Foreshore and within 3 miles (5 km) of Queensgate Shopping Centre and Maori Treasures. Interislander ...

3.3/5 (55 reviews)

"Had 3 bdrm unit. Was great for our 5 kids. Fenced yard was safe for our 2 yr old to play in with lockable gate. Very family friendly. Thank you. Wont hesitate to stay again."…"

Reviewed on 8 Oct. 2020

Midway Pacifica Lodge
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Foreshore Motor Lodge
3 out of 5
Cnr Esplanade & Nelson St, Petone, Lower Hutt
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The price is NZ$150 per night from 6 Mar. to 7 Mar.

Located in Petone, this motel is 0.3 mi (0.6 km) from Petone Foreshore and within 3 miles (5 km) of Dowse Art Museum and Queensgate Shopping Centre. Matiu - ...

4.1/5Very Good! (256 reviews)

"Near the lake front, however on-site food restaurant no longer serves dinner, only breakfast and lunch."…"

Reviewed on 7 Jan. 2021

Foreshore Motor Lodge
Apollo Lodge Motel
4 out of 5
49 Majoribanks Street, Wellington
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$161 per night from 7 Mar. to 8 Mar.

Located in the heart of Wellington, this motel is within a 5-minute walk of Wellington Central Business District and Wellington Waterfront. Te Papa (Museum of ...

4.3/5Excellent! (671 reviews)

"The location is excellent - handy to the city and Oriental Bay, with easy access to the dairy and supermarket."…"

Reviewed on 28 Dec. 2020

Apollo Lodge Motel
Newlands Court Motel
3 out of 5
96 Newlands road, Newlands
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$157 per night from 6 Mar. to 7 Mar.

Situated in Newlands, this motel is within 6 miles (10 km) of Interislander Ferry Terminal, Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand) and Westpac Stadium. Wellington Waterfront ...

3.4/5Good! (65 reviews)

"Great location for a weekend stay near Wellington. Motel was clean and bathroom very new. Would stay here again."…"

Reviewed on 10 Nov. 2020

Newlands Court Motel
BKs Premier Motel Esplanade
4 out of 5
7 Tory St, Lower Hutt
The price is NZ$179 per night from 6 Mar. to 7 Mar.

Located in Petone, this motel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Petone Foreshore and within 3 miles (5 km) of Dowse Art Museum and Queensgate Shopping Centre. Maori Treasures ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (371 reviews)

"Love staying there great views close to town right on the beach front"…"

Reviewed on 24 Jan. 2021

BKs Premier Motel Esplanade
Airport Motor Lodge
3.5 out of 5
Corner of Broadway and Hobart Street, Miramar, Wellington
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Situated near the airport, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of The Weta Cave, Ataturk Memorial and Wellington Zoo. Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand) and Westpac ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (590 reviews)
ut by the airport

"We arrived late off the Picton ferry and the manager soon appeared and gave us a most friendly welcome. The room itself was well designed, unlike the majority of motel rooms. There were no protruding bits of Ill-advised joinery to bang your head on, the heat pump worked brilliantly and the place ..."…"

Reviewed on 18 Aug. 2020

Airport Motor Lodge
Halswell Lodge - Motel
3 out of 5
21 Kent Terrace, Courtenay Place, Wellington
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$99 per night from 6 Mar. to 7 Mar.

Located in Te Aro, this motel is steps away from Embassy Theatre and Wellington Central Business District. Wellington Waterfront and Courtenay Place are also ...

3.2/5 (298 reviews)

"Close to everything able to walk everywhere staff friendly and welcoming room had everything we needed for a great stay."…"

Reviewed on 4 Jan. 2021

Halswell Lodge - Motel
Bella Vista Motel Wellington
4 out of 5
302-304 Evans Bay Parade, Wellington
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$165 per night from 7 Mar. to 8 Mar.

Located in the heart of Wellington, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Mount Victoria Lookout, Oriental Bay Beach and Basin Reserve. Wellington Zoo and Courtenay ...

4.4/5Excellent! (227 reviews)

"Friendly check-in. Good parking. Clean and quiet. It was nice being out of the CBD."…"

Reviewed on 16 Jan. 2021

Bella Vista Motel Wellington
Victoria Court Motor Lodge
4 out of 5
201 Victoria Street, Wellington
The price is NZ$170 per night from 28 Mar. to 29 Mar.

Located in Te Aro, this motel is within a 5-minute walk of Wellington Central Business District and Cuba Street Mall. Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand) and Wellington ...

4.2/5Very Good! (446 reviews)

"Super convenient location to our sons uniiversity hall & town. Nice & quiet, which we loved. Our only complaint was the bed was terrible in the main room, we had a terrible sleep due to the roll together in a well used mattress & extraction fan in the bathroom didn't work"…"

Reviewed on 17 Feb. 2021

Victoria Court Motor Lodge
ASURE 83 By the Sea Motor Lodge
3.5 out of 5
83 The Esplanade, Lower Hutt
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$159 per night from 8 Mar. to 9 Mar.

Located in Petone, this motel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Petone Foreshore and within 3 miles (5 km) of Dowse Art Museum and Matiu - Somes Island. Queensgate Shopping ...

4.3/5Excellent! (172 reviews)

"I arrived late due to ferry delay, staff were very good and accomodating. Very nice location adjacent Petone beach, handy to nearby dining and shopping."…"

Reviewed on 20 Dec. 2020

ASURE 83 By the Sea Motor Lodge
Capital Gateway Motor Inn
4 out of 5
1 Newlands Road, Newlands
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$198 per night from 7 Mar. to 8 Mar.

Situated in the suburbs, this motel is within 6 miles (10 km) of Interislander Ferry Terminal, Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand) and Westpac Stadium. Wellington ...

4.1/5Very Good! (128 reviews)

"Reception contacted us to advise on Covid19 condition while staying at motel and to check if we wanted to order room service."…"

Reviewed on 6 May 2020

Capital Gateway Motor Inn
Adelaide Motel
2.5 out of 5
209 - 211 Adelaide Road, Wellington
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$175 per night from 6 Mar. to 7 Mar.

Situated near the airport, this motel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Basin Reserve, Wellington Central Business District and Wellington Zoo. Te Papa (Museum of New ...

3.6/5Good! (214 reviews)

"Great location to Wellington hospital. Nice clean room . Good valve for money"…"

Reviewed on 15 Jul. 2020

Adelaide Motel
Airport Motel
3 out of 5
142 Tirangi Rd, Rongotai, Wellington
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Located in Wellington, this beachfront motel is connected to a shopping centre and within 3 mi (5 km) of Wellington Zoo, Wahine Memorial Park and The Weta Cave. ...

3.9/5Very Good! (631 reviews)

"Great staff, loved everything about my room. Very cozy & homely. Highly recommend! :)"…"

Reviewed on 15 Sep. 2020

Airport Motel
Settlers Motor Lodge
3.5 out of 5
83-85 Hutt Road, Petone, Lower Hutt
The price is NZ$155 per night from 6 Mar. to 7 Mar.

Located in Petone, this motel is 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Petone Foreshore and within 3 miles (5 km) of Queensgate Shopping Centre and Maori Treasures. Matiu - Somes ...

4/5Very Good! (217 reviews)

"The room was very clean and comfortable and quiet. The motel was very conveniently situated for where we wanted to go. Wouldn't hesitate to stay again."…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar. 2020

Settlers Motor Lodge
Harbour City Motor Inn
2.5 out of 5
92-96 Webb Street, Wellington
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Located in the heart of Wellington, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Wellington Central Business District and Cuba Street Mall. Te Papa (Museum of New ...

3.1/5 (406 reviews)

"no one had cleaned the room for some time as fridge smelled really bad and had a tray of water with peas in it, No soap not enought towels . Black hair in fridge. Dirt on window sills"…"

Reviewed on 6 Feb. 2020

Harbour City Motor Inn
88 Wallace Court Motel
3 out of 5
88 Wallace Street, Mount Cook, Wellington
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Situated near the airport, this motel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Massey University, Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand) and Wellington Central Business District. ...

3.9/5Very Good! (184 reviews)

"Comfortable bed, good shower, good location for where I was needing to go, however the room needed some upkeep and the “kitchen” was disappointing"…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar. 2020

88 Wallace Court Motel
747 Motel
3 out of 5
80 Kilbirnie Crescent, Wellington
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Situated near the airport, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Newtown Park and Wellington Zoo. Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand) and Wellington Central Business ...

3.3/5 (242 reviews)
Wellington

"Generally clean but the soap was open and the shower was duct taped."…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar. 2020

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Rydges Wellington

Rydges Wellington

4.5 out of 5
75 Featherston St, Wellington
The price is NZ$178 per night from 4 Apr. to 5 Apr.
4.2/5Excellent! (1,135 reviews)

"Picked the towels and amenities option rather than a full service which was a great idea. Any issues got dealt with quickly by the staff, didn’t use the amenities but the location was good for work accessibility. Noisy at night which I suppose is to be expected in the middle of the city."…"

Reviewed on 26 Feb. 2021

Rydges Wellington
James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor

4.5 out of 5
147 The Terrace, Wellington
The price is NZ$132 per night from 2 Apr. to 3 Apr.
4.2/5Very Good! (1,117 reviews)

"Location was fantastic and the breakfast was great."…"

Reviewed on 1 Mar. 2021

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor
QT Wellington

QT Wellington

5 out of 5
90 Cable Street, Wellington
The price is NZ$239 per night from 4 Apr. to 5 Apr.
4.4/5Wonderful! (974 reviews)

"Our room was cozy with a super comfortable bed. Hotel is just across the road from Te Papa and walkable to many cafes and restaurants."…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb. 2021

QT Wellington
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Frequently asked questions

What can I expect from a motel trip to Wellington?
As you’ll save on your room, you can enjoy more of the attractions in Wellington. Not-to-be-missed sights include Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand), Interislander Ferry Terminal and TSB Bank Arena.
What's it like to stay in a motel?
Motel properties often offer free parking, and many also include an outdoor pool. Often one or two storeys high, motel properties usually have outdoor access to guestrooms from the car park. The first motels popped up in the 1920s as a place to stay for the weary traveller driving along America’s major roadways.
What are the best motels in Wellington?
Newlands Court Motel: Stay within a 10-minute drive of Interislander Ferry Terminal and Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand). Enjoy access to the free parking and laundry facilities, as well as room amenities such as WiFi. Apollo Lodge Motel: Free WiFi and free parking are available during your stay, along with room amenities such as microwave. You’ll be located within a 5-minute drive of Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand) and Wellington Waterfront. Marksman Motor Inn: Enjoy access to the laundry facilities, and freebies including WiFi and self-parking. Stay within a 5-minute drive of Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand) and Wellington Waterfront. Halswell Lodge - Motel: You’ll be located within a 5-minute drive of Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand) and Wellington Waterfront. Free WiFi and parking are available during your stay, along with room amenities such as free toiletries. Foreshore Motor Lodge: Stay within a 10-minute drive of Westpac Stadium and Botanic Gardens. Enjoy access to the laundry facilities, and freebies including WiFi and self-parking.
How many motels will I be able to find in Wellington?
Take your pick from 19 affordable motels in Wellington.
What can I do in Wellington?
While you’re sightseeing, explore the fascinating museums or simply enjoy the top-notch restaurants. Visitors to Wellington speak highly of its shops, waterfront and gardens. Some popular places to visit include Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand), Interislander Ferry Terminal and TSB Bank Arena. These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places: Botanic Gardens, Zealandia and Mount Victoria Lookout. You’ll find these family-friendly attractions: Wellington Zoo, The Weta Cave and Wellington Cable Car (Lambton Quay Station).
What's the weather like in Wellington?
Weather can make or break a road trip, so here’s some data about year-round temperatures in Wellington to help you plan yours: The hottest months are usually January and February, with an average temperature of 16°C, while the coldest months are July and August, with an average of 10°C. Average annual precipitation for Wellington is 993 inches.
What are my options for getting around Wellington while staying in a motel?
We’ve gathered some information about getting around Wellington to help you navigate your stay: Fly into Wellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.), which is located 3.5 mi (5.6 km) away. Otherwise, you can search for flights to Paraparaumu (PPQ), which is 28.9 mi (46.5 km) away. If you’d like to venture out around the area, consider renting a car to explore more sights.

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