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Family Studio, 2 Double Beds
60 square metres
2 Double Beds
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 4 children)
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Other room types
Terrace Room
24 square metres
2 Double Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Executive Double Room
28 square metres
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Executive Twin Room
28 square metres
2 Double Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Suite
Room with view
60 square metres
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Club Room, 1 King Bed
Room with view
28 square metres
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Premium Room
Room with view
30 square metres
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Club Studio Suite, Harbour View
60 square metres
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Deluxe Room
1 King Bed 2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Get an overview of this hotel
4.5-star family-friendly hotel, walk to Wellington Central Business District

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property
Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
24-hour front desk

Centrally located in Wellington, James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor is within a 15-minute walk of St Paul's Cathedral and Carter Observatory. This 4.5-star hotel is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand) and 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Old St Paul's.

Make yourself at home in one of the 268 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and minibars. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, while 40-inch LCD televisions with satellite programming provide entertainment. Private bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as desks and complimentary weekday newspapers.

Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a fitness center, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services. Additional amenities at this hotel include babysitting/childcare (surcharge), wedding services, and a television in a common area.

Grab a bite at Whitbys Restaurant, one of the hotel's 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/café. Relax with a refreshing drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM for a fee.

Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. This hotel has 8 meeting rooms available for events. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Languages Spoken

  • Chinese

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James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor

147 The Terrace, Wellington, 6011

Renovations & Closures

The property will be renovating from November 01 2018 to March 31 2021 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:

  • Select guestrooms

Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours on weekdays. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

  • Free use of nearby fitness centre
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Lift
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • Fitness facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Covered parking
  • Porter
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built – 1972
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Number of meeting rooms - 8
  • Luggage storage
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • Concierge services
  • Conference centre
  • Laundry facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 268
  • Television in common areas
  • Number of floors - 14
  • Wedding services
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • Hindi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor offers 268 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and complimentary weekday newspapers. A pillow menu is available. 40-inch LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Air conditioning
  • Fridge
  • Minibar
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Soap
  • Towels provided
  • Shampoo
  • Linens provided
  • Toilet paper
  • Pillow menu
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • LCD TV
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Number of bathrooms: 1
  • Guidebooks or recommendations
  • Television
  • Satellite TV service
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired Internet
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Dial-up Internet access (surcharge)
  • Desk
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Free weekday newspaper
  • Heating

Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

Whitbys Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Sojourn Cafe and Bar - This café serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open select days.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM

Check-in time ends at anytime

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

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.

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

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.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.Guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly

Temperature checks are not available to guests

Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Debit cards not accepted

Protective clothing is not available for guests

No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are not in place

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Parking height restrictions apply

No gap period between guests' stays

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 9 and NZD 33 for adults, 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.

Hotel Names

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We should mention

Parking height restrictions apply.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Awards & Affiliations

  • EarthCheck

National Rating

This Hotel property is rated 4 star plus.

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