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Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed
Room with view
21 square metres
1 Queen Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Other room types
Standard Twin Room, 2 Single Beds
Room with view
18 square metres
2 Twin Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Standard Double Room, 1 Queen Bed
Room with view
17 square metres
1 Queen Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Superior Room, 1 King Bed
Room with view
17 square metres
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Family Room
25 square metres
1 King Bed and 2 Twin Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Standard Room, 1 King Bed
Room with view
18 square metres
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
Select dates to see price

Get an overview of this hotel
Eco-friendly Wellington hotel in Thorndon, walk to Wellington Central Business District

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Business centre
Laundry facilities
24-hour front desk

With a stay at The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges, you'll be centrally located in Wellington, within a 10-minute walk of Old St Paul's and Beehive. This eco-friendly hotel is 0.8 mi (1.2 km) from Botanic Gardens and 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Wellington Cable Car (Lambton Quay Station).

Make yourself at home in one of the 108 guestrooms featuring refrigerators. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as desks and complimentary weekday newspapers.

Enjoy recreation amenities such as a fitness center or take in the view from a terrace. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, a television in a common area, and tour/ticket assistance.

Enjoy local cuisine at Glasshouse Restaurant, a restaurant which features a bar/lounge, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Buffet breakfasts are served on weekdays from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM and on weekends from 7 AM to 10:30 AM for a fee.

Featured amenities include a business center, express check-in, and express check-out. Planning an event in Wellington? This hotel has facilities measuring 3229 square feet (300 square meters), including a conference center. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges

24 Hawkestone St, Wellington, 6011

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

  • Free use of nearby fitness centre
  • Express check-in
  • Bar/lounge
  • Lift
  • Fitness facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Business centre
  • Conference space
  • Express check-out
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Meeting rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Year Built – 1988
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Free WiFi
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Conference space size (meters) - 300
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • RV, bus, truck parking (surcharge)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Conference space size (feet) - 3229
  • Conference centre
  • Designated smoking areas
  • 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 property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , RV, bus, truck parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges offers 108 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and complimentary weekday newspapers. Premium satellite television is provided. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Wellington hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Fridge
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Phone
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Number of bathrooms: 1
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Guidebooks or recommendations
  • Television
  • Low-height counters/sink
  • Satellite TV service
  • Premium TV channels
  • Grab bar – Near toilet
  • Free WiFi
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Desk
  • Free weekday newspaper
  • In-room climate control (heating)
  • Shower only
  • Electric kettle
  • Wheelchair accessible

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge on weekdays between 6:30 AM and 9:30 AM and on weekends between 7 AM and 10:30 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.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

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

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Braille or raised signage

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at 3 AM

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

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.

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Staffed front desk

No cots (infant beds) available

Parking height restrictions apply

Debit cards

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 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 percent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • 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

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.

Awards & Affiliations

  • Qualmark

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.

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

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