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The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges - Wellington

3.5-starOfficial New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®
Great for families

Good to know

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Free WiFi
24 Hawkestone St, Thorndon, Wellington, 6011, New Zealand

3.5-star hotel with restaurant, near Old St Paul's
  • Free WiFi
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Free cribs/infant beds
    • In-room childcare (surcharge)
    • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
    • Free WiFi
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WiFi
Good internet service
Breakfast
Tasty breakfast
Value
Best value for money
Comfort
More comfort would be nice

The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges - Wellington

More Info: 6823 2342

from S$75
  • Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Standard Double Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed
  • Standard Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed
  • Family Room

What’s around The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges - Wellington

Landmarks

  • In Thorndon
  • Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand) - 24 min walk
  • Botanic Gardens - 18 min walk
  • Westpac Stadium - 20 min walk
  • Cuba Street Mall - 29 min walk
  • Courtenay Place - 29 min walk
  • Old St Paul's - 7 min walk
  • Beehive - 9 min walk

Getting around

  • Wellington Intl. Airport (WLG) - 21 min drive
  • Paraparaumu (PPQ) - 47 min drive
  • Wellington Station - 9 min walk
  • Wellington Kaiwharawhara Station - 28 min walk
  • Wellington Crofton Downs Station - 6 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 108 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 9 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2 PM-3 AM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Express check-in/out
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transport

Parking

  • Self parking (limited) *

  • RV/bus/truck parking *

Payment types at the property

  • Cash
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Fitness facilities
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Free use of nearby fitness center
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space size (feet) - 3229
  • Conference space size (meters) - 300
  • Conference center
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1988
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
Accessibility
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height counters/sink
  • Grab bar - near toilet
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free weekday newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Dining

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.

Recreation

On Site

  • Fitness facilities

Nearby

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

Awards and 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.

The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges - Wellington’s small print

Also known as

  • Kingsgate Hotel Wellington
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  • 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

Policies

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.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Parking height restrictions apply.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: NZD 50 per night

Optional extras

Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 2 percent

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Self parking costs NZD 20 per day

RV/bus/truck parking is available for an extra charge

Rollaway beds are available for NZD 35 per night

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of NZD 27 for adults and NZD 13.50 for children (approximately)

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

FAQs for The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges - Wellington

  • Are pets allowed at The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • Is parking offered at The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges?
    Yes. Self parking costs NZD 20 per day. Parking spots may be limited.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges?
    You can check in from 2 PM to 3 AM. There's a charge for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Check-out time is 10 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
  • What is there to do near The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges?
    Recommended spots to visit include Old St Paul's (7-min walk) and Beehive (9-min walk), along with Wellington Cable Car (Lambton Quay Station) (0.8 mi) and Botanic Gardens (0.9 mi).
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that serves local cuisine.

Recent reviews

Good 7.6 From 733 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Good location, great price
This is a comfortable hotel near the Beehive. The staff are friendly and very helpful. Thry were happy to give me a late checkout. Rooms are very small but comfortable. Theres a supermarket around the corner and its a short walk from the ferry, railway station and waterfront.
Cheryl, au2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great location.
The Thorndon was in the perfect place to break our road trip from Christchurch to Tauranga. Just a short drive from the ferry, then the next day, just 200m down the road to the motorway on ramp heading north. Also, a short walk to some great pubs, The Backbencher, The Thistle Inn, The Old Bailey, and Bethal Woods.
Heather, gb1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Good location for a Wellington stay
Stayed here for 1 night. Clean and comfortable. Good location for exploring Wellington. Service varied between good and excellent
Leri, gb1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Just what we wanted.
We just needed an overnight stay before catching the ferry to Picton, this was great, smallish room but great bed comfort, not the best food, BUT a great pub for food ‘ The Backbenchers’ down the road, so we were very pleased with our choice.
Christine, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Would stay again.
Excellent location for the Ferry Boat and restaurants.
Norman, ca1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Late finish - Early start
I had a late meeting and an early start and the hotel was in a central location, very clean and restaurant opened early. Really only slept and had breakfast but everything was good and very clean.
Alex, nz1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Overpriced with hidden costs
There were hiddeen charges that were not made clear in advance, including car parking and fees for using debit cards because they were 'international'. Despite charging for the car park they don't have enough spaces and it is hard to get in and out. The room was a bit small and the shower leaked. Breakfast was ok, but a little bit expensive. The beer selection at the bar was lacking in choice.
David, gb4 night trip with friends
Very good 8.0
Getting a bit dated but excellent service!
This is a nice quality hotel a bit of a walk from the main CBD area (about 25mins), the rooms are nice, getting a bit dated but the staff and service is excellent. We stayed here for the weekend and on the first night we had a curry dinner at the place just a 3min walk away which was superb and authentic.
Sarfraz, nz2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
one night stand
was a great one night deal, and included breaky and was a good deal, I have recommended it to family
Shane, nz1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Easy to book and check in, great location.
nz5 night family trip

The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges - Wellington

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