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Rydges Wellington is located on downtown Featherston Street with a unique combination of harbour views and city outlooks.

Ideally situated, Rydges Wellington is within close distance to the Westpac Stadium, Queens Wharf, Wellington Railway Station, both the Interislander and Bluebridge Ferry terminals and Lambton Quay for shopping.

This 4-star plus hotel offers 280 accommodation rooms for business and leisure guests with the benefits of modern facilities including wireless internet throughout, iPads for guests and fantastic leisure facilities. All rooms feature flat screen televisions, iPod docking stations and kitchenettes.

There are 19 apartment style suites, perfect for your long stay requirements with washer and drier facilities available.

The hotel also offers recreation facilities for families including a 17m lap pool, spa pool and sauna as well as a kids' games room over the weekends.

Portlander Bar & Grill

Rydges Wellington is also home to Wellington’s multi-award winning steakhouse: Portlander Bar & Grill. Located on the ground floor, Portlander is open lunch and dinner, and offers diners a unique take on the grill house concept - one which is local, seasonal, cultivated... and just a little bit wild. They’re about superb cuts of meat, prepared to perfection and finished in style.


Rydges Wellington has just been awarded New Zealand's Leading Hotel at the 2015 World Travel Awards

In 2012 and 2013, Rydges Wellington was named as New Zealand’s ‘Best Accommodation Hotel’ by the Hospitality Association of New Zealand. The hotel has also received awards for ‘Excellence in Customer Service’ and an overall Hospitality Association Award in 2012; being named as the ‘Supreme Champion 2012’.

‘Hospitality Association Award - Excellence in Marketing 2011’

School groups

Rydges also welcomes senior students to stay at the internationally branded hotel. Choosing a large new hotel offers security and peace of mind for group organisers. The hotel's central location is a bonus for schools planning to walk to selected sites, such as Archives NZ, Victoria University or Te Papa. 

The management team at Rydges Wellington can also offer specialised talks and tours of the hotel, including back-of-house for tourism and hospitality senior students. With 280 rooms, Rydges Wellington is the largest property in Wellington and has a wide range of facilities and services that can showcase the many specialised industry job opportunities for Year 12 and 13 students.

Accessibility information

• 11 accessible bedrooms
• 2 accessible one bedroom suites
• All rooms and suites have kitchenettes and are fully compliant with accessible facilities.
• All floors in the hotel are fully wheelchair accessible.
• Conference facilities are fully wheelchair accessible.
• Leisure facilities are wheelchair accessible.
• Restaurant and bar area is fully accessible.
• There are accessible toilets on all the public floors
• Main entrance to the hotel has no steps or ramps and is on street level.

Services & facilities

  • Heating
  • Sky TV
  • Lift/elevator
  • 24 hour reception
  • Smoking area
  • TV/DVD
  • Air conditioning
  • Parking - extra charge
  • Valet parking
Food & drink
  • Tea & coffee facilities
  • Mini-fridge
  • Restaurant
  • Mini-bar
  • Bar/lounge
  • Kitchenette
  • Sauna
  • Gym
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool
  • Dry-cleaning
  • Tour desk
  • Room service
  • Safe for valuables
  • Laundry
  • Concierge
  • Luggage storage