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The Museum Art Hotel is a privately owned luxury boutique hotel opposite Te Papa and the waterfront and a short stroll to live theatres, designer shopping, city markets, Waitangi Park and Oriental Parade's promenade and beach.

The hotel is included in Yahoo's list of ten of the best hotels with magnificent artwork of the world. On site facilities include a spacious and decadent lobby with bar/cafe, art gallery, fitness centre, sauna, swimming pool and spa pool, gorgeous French restaurant Hippopotamus, five beautiful and function spaces.

Two of the dedicated function spaces are at lobby level, the remaining three have natural light with large windows, two feature generous balconies and harbour views.

Alongside traditional studios, the hotel offers apartment style suites featuring exquisitely appointed bathrooms complete with luxurious bathtubs for two and rainshower shower heads; the kitchens are equipped with European fittings including an espresso machine and washer/dryer.

Hippopotamus Restaurant

Hippopotamus Restaurant is located on level 3 of the Museum Art Hotel - take in views of the stunning Wellington harbour while you treat your taste buds to beautifully presented and delicious fine cuisine.

Award winning Executive chef Laurent Loudéac has designed a selection of menus from light lunches to sumptuous degustation dinners.

Hippopotamus Restaurant and Cocktail Bar is the perfect choice to commence, or finish, a night out with friends – featuring a stunning bar setting and original cocktails from our dedicated barmen.

Services & facilities

  • Sky TV
  • Heating
  • Air conditioning
  • Lift/elevator
  • WiFi - extra charge
  • Valet parking
  • Parking - extra charge
Food & drink
  • Bar/lounge
  • Mini-bar
  • Restaurant
  • Mini-fridge
  • Tea & coffee facilities
  • Day spa
  • Swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Gym
  • Concierge
  • Luggage storage
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