James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor Wellington

147 The Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand, 6001  show map
 4 stars
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James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor Wellington

 Paid Wi-Fi

Paid Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

Overview

The exclusive James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor Wellington comprises modern rooms in the vicinity of TSB Bank Arena, Westpac Stadium and Cable Car. Residing in a 14-story building, the hotel was opened in 1972 and renovated in 2011.

The central location makes a parliament building and a museum easily reachable. A 10-minute walk to the center of Wellington.

Corporate offices, convention centers and banks are only several minutes away.

Wellington Railway train station is 10 minutes' walking distance from the hotel. Wellington International airport is approximately 10 minutes' drive away.

Rooms

This hotel comprises 260 rooms featuring Top-floor Double Room, Lower-Floor Room and Club Level Room. Some rooms come with a view of Lambton Harbour and Wellington Harbour. Bathrooms are fitted with a hairdryer, a bathtub and dressing gowns.

Eat & Drink

Guests can have breakfast in the restaurant every morning. The hotel has an excellent restaurant serving international meals. Cafe And bar is available on site. Guests can dine in the family fare restaurant Sojourn Cafe & Bar, which is about 50 meters away.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

The hotel offers a designated smoking area, a safe deposit box and currency exchange along with a banquet hall, an exhibition space and computer equipment to fulfill the needs of all travelers.

Relax

Reflex massage and Ayurveda therapy will ensure guests a relaxing stay. A gym and fitness classes are provided on-site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for additional charge.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible on site at NZD 27 per day.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of floors:   14.  Number of rooms:   260.

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Facilities

General

  • Paid Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid on-site parking
  • Handicap parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Coffee shop
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course
  • Fitness center

Services

  • Free shuttle service
  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Doctor on call
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Cafe
  • Catering service
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Exhibition space
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/Child services
  • Children's menu
  • Children's buffet

Leisure facilities

  • Spa & wellness center
  • Television in lobby
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view
  • Harbor view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Twin bed
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathroom telephone

Kitchen facilities

  • Mini-fridge

Bedroom

  • Down comforter

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

147 The Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand, 6001

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City Center
  • Wellington
    1.0 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Wellington Railway Station
    800 m
  • Train Stations
    100 m
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Restaurants
  • Whitby's Restaurant & Bar (cuisine: New Zealand)
    10 m
  • Sojourn Cafe & Bar (cuisine: New Zealand)
    10 m
Parks
  • Frank Kitts Park
    490 m
Beaches
  • Oriental Bay
    880 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    14
  • Number of rooms:
    260

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Rooms and availability

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Premium Double Room
Bed type: King-size bed or Double bed
Size: 28 m²
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    Club Double Room
    Bed type: King-size bed or Double bed
    Size: 28 m²
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    Double Club

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      Bed type: Double bed
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        Twin Room
        Bed type: 2 Single beds or King-size bed or Double bed
        Size: 28 m²
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        Terrace Room

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          Top-floor Room
          Bed type: 1 Double bed and 1 Single bed or King-size bed
          Size: 28 m²
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            Wing Double Room
            Bed type: Double bed
            Size: 28 m²
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              Club Level Room
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                Lower-Floor Room
                Bed type: Double beds
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                  Suite
                  Bed type: Double bed or King-size bed or 1 Single bed
                  Size: 56 m²
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                  DOUBLE SUITE

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                    Family Room
                    Bed type: Double bed
                    Size: 48 m²
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                      Superior Double Room
                      Bed type: Double bed or King-size bed
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                      DOUBLE SUPERIOR

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                        How to reach hotel

                        hotel James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor Wellington Wellington location
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                        Hotel Address:

                        147 The Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand, 6001

                        Get directions
                        City Center
                        • Wellington
                          1.0 km
                        Airports
                        Train Stations
                        • Wellington Railway Station
                          800 m
                        • Train Stations
                          100 m
                        • Bus stop
                          200 m
                        Restaurants
                        • Whitby's Restaurant & Bar (cuisine: New Zealand)
                          10 m
                        • Sojourn Cafe & Bar (cuisine: New Zealand)
                          10 m
                        Parks
                        • Frank Kitts Park
                          490 m
                        Beaches
                        • Oriental Bay
                          880 m
                        Hotel information
                        • Check-in:
                          from  2 pm
                        • Check-out:
                          until  10 am
                        • Year renovated:
                          2011
                        • Number of floors:
                          14
                        • Number of rooms:
                          260

                        Hotel Awards

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                        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                        Best Luxury Hotels in New Zealand

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                        What's nearby

                        Places of interest

                        • New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs - 100 m
                        • New Zealand Ministry of Justice - 100 m
                        • Accident Compensation Corporation - 200 m
                        • Wellington Magistrates’ Court - 200 m
                        • New Zealand Defence Force – Trentham Camp - 200 m
                        • Otago University Wellington Campus - 200 m
                        • Wellington City Council - 200 m
                        • Wellington Institute of Technology - 200 m
                        • Department of Child, Youth and Family - 200 m
                        • Medical Research Institute of New Zealand - 200 m
                        • University of Canterbury - 200 m
                        • University of Canterbury - 200 m
                        • Massey University Wellington Campus - 200 m
                        • TSB Bank Arena - 300 m
                        • Department of Internal Affairs - 300 m
                        • Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment - 300 m
                        • Wellington Central Library Branch - 400 m
                        • ANZ National Bank - 500 m
                        • Wellington Supreme Court - 500 m
                        • Ministry for Primary Industries - 500 m
                        • Department of Conservation - 600 m

                        Convention centers

                        • Queen's Wharf Event Centre - 300 m

                        Shopping areas

                        • Museum of Wellington City and Sea - 300 m
                        • Carter Observatory - 400 m

                        Monuments and Landmarks

                        • Beehive Parliament Building - 600 m

                        Museums

                        • Frank Knitts Park - 400 m
                        • Kelburn Park - 400 m
                        • Civic Square - 400 m

                        Parks

                        • TSB Bank Arena Wellington - 300 m

                        Golf courses and Country clubs

                        • Cable Car - 100 m

                        Local attractions

                        • New Zealand Cricket Museum - 1.7 km
                          Museum Stand, Wellington
                        • Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre - 2.0 km
                          Terrace Road, Mt. Cook Village
                        • Government House - 2.5 km
                          1 Rugby St, Wellington
                        • ZEALANDIA: The Karori Sanctuary Experience - 1.8 km
                          31 Waiapu Road, Wellington
                        • Otari - Wilton's Bush Native Botanic Garden - 2.3 km
                          160 Wilton Rd, Wellington

                        Near the hotel

                        • Museum of Wellington City & Sea - 330 m
                          Queens Wharf, Wellington
                        • Saint Mary of the Angels - 460 m
                          15 Boulcott Street, Wellington
                        • St Andrew's on the Terrace - 500 m
                          30 The Terrace, Wellington
                        • City Gallery Wellington - 610 m
                          101 Wakefield St, Wellington
                        • Carter Observatory - 420 m
                          40 Salamanca Road, Wellington
                        • Frank Kitts Park - 490 m
                          Jervois Quay, Wellington
                        • Old Government Buildings - 570 m
                          Cnr Lambton Quay & Whitmore St, Wellington

                        Restaurants nearby

                        • Whitby's Restaurant & Bar - 10 m

                          Address: 147 The Terrace
                          Phone: 499-9500

                          52% likes this, based on 64 reviews
                          Cuisine: New Zealand
                          Price Range: CAD 18 - CAD 81

                        • Caucus Restaurant & Bar - 60 m

                          Address: 133-137 The Terrace
                          Phone: (04) 918 1900

                          64% likes this, based on 39 reviews
                          Cuisine: Contemporary

                        • Jasmin Licensed Chinese Restaurant - 90 m

                          Address: 294 Lambton Quay
                          Phone: (04) 472 3756

                          76% likes this, based on 22 reviews

                        • Sojourn Cafe & Bar - 10 m

                          Address: 147 The Terrace
                          Phone: (04) 499 9500

                          65% likes this, based on 45 reviews
                          Cuisine: New Zealand
                          Price Range: CAD 11 - CAD 34

                        • Boulcott Street Bistro - 190 m

                          Address: 99 Boulcott St
                          Phone: 04 499 4199

                          85% likes this, based on 190 reviews
                          Cuisine: European, New Zealand

                        Hotel information
                        • Check-in:
                          from  2 pm
                        • Check-out:
                          until  10 am
                        • Year renovated:
                          2011
                        • Number of floors:
                          14
                        • Number of rooms:
                          260

                        Hotel Awards

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                        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
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                        James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor Wellington Reviews

                        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor Wellington

                        Average guest rating

                        8.2out of 10
                        Fabulous
                        Based on 303 reviews

                        Guest reviews

                        • Older travelers
                          9.6

                          Loved the location just so central,Loved the room and the cleanliness the decor and the warmth.Loved the bath.

                          I thought the staff were quick and efficient but not overly friendly.A polite welcome but certainly not a warm one.

                        • Single
                          7.8

                          a quiet comfortable room with everything I needed for a night's stay.

                        • Older travelers
                          8.2

                          While we may not have made use of the spa or other services the hotel has a great central city location, Enjoyed two of our meals at Whitbys . A pleasant weekend break.

                          Not working in an airconditioned office we found difficulty sleeping without being able to open windows However understand why this is not possible.

                        • Family with children
                          8.8

                          Very private staff are very helpful. Great views and facilities. Excellent access to the City shopping centre.

                          We are first time guest to Wellington we found the car entrance very distacting. We were intimidated by the cars behind us so we parked up in the city car park next door then walked to the hotel and asked for advise.Other wise the service and hotel were excellent, I will be back again.

                        • Single
                          9.2

                          Close to city, convenience for activities

                          I did not like the mexican food on offer-would have been nice to have plainer dinner options on the buffet

                        • Single
                          7.0

                          The room was well presented, central, safe and secure and good for business with valet parking available. Easy access to motorways etc. Good value for money as standard of accommodation in Wellington is atrocious - either substandard or 5 star and hugely expensive. Unlike other cities there are no modern, clean, affordable motels - just dodgy motels or expensive hotels with no cooking facilities.

                          Expensive parking, no microwave

                        • Single
                          10.0

                          Outstanding food, excellent conference facilities, excellent customer service.

                        • Older travelers
                          10.0

                          We were upgraded to an Executive Suite with no extra cost, which was wonderful, wanted to stay longer!

                        • Group of friends
                          10.0

                          the lovely restaurant food and view and over all service.

                        • Older travelers
                          9.2

                          We liked the friendlyness of the staff, especially the men at the desk being so helpful with parking our car etc. The bed was so comfortable, wish we could have stayed longer!

                          As I had been ill recently, walking across the walkway on Floor 20 was very disconcerting! However, it was a challenge, and I like to extend myself - I may not be able to be in that particular room again! (2001)

                        • Family with children
                          8.2

                          Facilitys well appointed and available most hours, resturant had great food and choice, massage excellent, helpfull staff

                        • Older travelers
                          10.0

                          We had an excellent room, a particularly comfortable bed and more accessories than I have ever seen - even down to paper clips.

                          Being as high as the 23rd floor.

                        • Older travelers
                          10.0

                          We enjoyed the excellent location and lift availability.Our room was extremely comfortable and more than fulfilled all of our requirements for an overnight stay.

                        • Older travelers
                          9.2

                          The staff in the dining room were friendly and polite. It was easy to walk into town.

                        • Older travelers
                          10.0

                          Excellent service. We will book again.

                          The parking was expensive. Resaurant was little expensive. The restaurant didn't cater for vegans or vegitarians.

                        How to reach hotel

                        hotel James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor Wellington Wellington location
                        Show big map »

                        Hotel Address:

                        147 The Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand, 6001

                        Get directions
                        City Center
                        • Wellington
                          1.0 km
                        Airports
                        Train Stations
                        • Wellington Railway Station
                          800 m
                        • Train Stations
                          100 m
                        • Bus stop
                          200 m
                        Restaurants
                        • Whitby's Restaurant & Bar (cuisine: New Zealand)
                          10 m
                        • Sojourn Cafe & Bar (cuisine: New Zealand)
                          10 m
                        Parks
                        • Frank Kitts Park
                          490 m
                        Beaches
                        • Oriental Bay
                          880 m
                        Hotel information
                        • Check-in:
                          from  2 pm
                        • Check-out:
                          until  10 am
                        • Year renovated:
                          2011
                        • Number of floors:
                          14
                        • Number of rooms:
                          260

                        Hotel Awards

                        New ZealandHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedWellingtonJames Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor Wellington

                        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                        Best Luxury Hotels in New Zealand

                        Use Badge