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James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor

From $149

Experience the James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor, Wellington's iconic 4.5 star hotel with 268 superb rooms, and located in the heart of the city.

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Located in the heart of the city, experience Wellington's iconic 4.5 star hotel.

Drive straight to the hotel entrance from State Highway 1 or access the hotel lobby direct from Lambton Quay, Wellington's commercial and retail quarter.

With high speed internet access and wireless access, Sky TV, in house movies, full minibar and tea/coffee making facilities, the hotel's 268 rooms will meet your every need and more.

With two restaurants & bars the dining choice is exceptional, especially the well renowned Whitby's Restaurant and its international buffet dining.

24 hour room service, Ella Baché Day Spa, onsite fitness room, concierge and reception, covered valet car parking, and close proximity to Wellington's attractions, your love affair with Wellington begins at the James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor.

James Cook High Tea

Available daily between 11.30am and 3.30pm in either Sojourn Cafe and Bar or Whitby's Restaurant and Bar.

Enjoy a three tier stand filled with a selection of bite-sized club sandwiches, warm savouries, cakes, chocolate dipped strawberries and scones with jam and cream. Served with bottomless tea and coffee.


The James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor is committed to environmental and social sustainability.

The hotel currently holds Silver Earthcheck Certification from EC3 Global and Enviro-Gold Accreditation from Qualmark. Winner of the ‘Greenfield Hotel Industry Environmental Initiative Award 2014’.

Services & facilities

  • Smoking area
  • Lift/elevator
  • Air conditioning
  • 24 hour reception
  • Interconnecting rooms
  • Heating
  • Sky TV
  • WiFi - extra charge
  • Valet parking
  • Parking - extra charge
Food & drink
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & coffee facilities
  • Mini-fridge
  • Mini-bar
  • Gym
  • Day spa
  • Laundry
  • Luggage storage
  • Safe for valuables
  • Concierge
  • Dry-cleaning
  • Business centre
  • Room service
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