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The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges

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24 Hawkestone St Thorndon, Wellington 6011 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Multilingual Staff
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Was in a recently refurbished room which was nice however went to bar during happy hour and was charged $14 for a Heineken. Seems very steep ! No TV remote in room however staff rectified this quickly. Staff friendly and efficient.

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Response from wellingtonhotels, General Manager at The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by RydgesResponded yesterday

Hi Thank you for your recent feedback on Tripadvisor. If you could please advise what time you went to the bar I am happy to refund you the difference. $14 is certainly not the Happy Hour rate. Apologies for the inconvenience Regards Jeff

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Everything you would expect to have at a top-end hotel in the centre of the city. Beautiful comfy beds, perfectly clean bathrooms & friendly staff. The receptionists were very helpful with looking after my luggage for the day as I was catching a late flight....More

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Response from wellingtonhotels, General Manager at The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by RydgesResponded 25 June 2018

Claire S, We really appreciate your comments and we are glad you enjoyed your stay. Regards Jeff

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Hotel itself was a bit old and shabby but the buffet breakfast the next day was my highlight. $15. There is also no carpark but if you pay $15 you can park behind building. The bed was comfortable. Overall average stay.

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Response from wellingtonhotels, General Manager at The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by RydgesResponded yesterday

Hi thank you for the feedback. If you could please me with areas of improvement to the rooms that would ne greatly appreciated. Kind Regards Jeff

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very quiet - very clean and reception staff were great- would definitely stay again - close to railway and also to town CBD and bus stops and parliament. corner rooms are a bit larger than other rooms .

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was ok for what it was some staff could be a little bit more accomodating, room was ok just a bit small but it was clean and tidy, food was yummy just the atmosphere was bit busy if you have had a long dayMore

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Response from wellingtonhotels, General Manager at The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by RydgesResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Tyrone, Thank you for your feedback and I certainly will discuss with the staff. Unfortunately the restaurant is quite popular with our guests and local residents. If you would like to dine at a quieter time we would recommend early or late in the...More

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The recently upgraded Thorndon Hotel Wellington - by Rydges is located on the doorstep to the CBD and on the edge of the Government and Corporate precincts of Thorndon. The hotel is the closest hotel to Westpac ...More Stadium providing the best location for all your sporting, concerts and major events. The hotel offers FREE WiFi throughout the building. The Thorndon Hotel Wellington - by Rydges prides itself in providing excellent facilities and all rooms are light, comfortable and fresh. With the back drop of Wellington's famous beautiful hills choose between panoramic views of the Harbour, City Skyline or overlook New Zealand's oldest and historic suburb Thorndon. The Hotel is perfect for both the business, conference and leisure traveler. When staying at The Thorndon Hotel Wellington - by Rydges, the CBD, Lambton Key, bus, train and ferry terminals, Parliament Buildings, Government offices and Botanical Gardens are all on your doorstep. Nothing is better than being accommodated by a hotel which has everything at its feet. Guests of The Thorndon Hotel Wellington - by Rydges can also enjoy complimentary access to city fitness and competitive pricing for off street car parking. Try our tantalising menu in Glasshouse Restaurant or relax and unwind in Glasshouse Bar. With contemporary cuisine and a beautiful setting overlooking established gardens Glasshouse Restaurant & Bar is perfect for all your dining occasions. Open for Breakfast and Dinner 7 days a week why go anywhere else? Additionally our conference rooms have natural light, air-conditioning, sound proof interconnecting doors and can seat 2 - 150 people. The Thorndon Hotel Wellington - by Rydges is a 3 Star Plus Qualmark Rated Hotel and has an Enviro-Silver rating. Less
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Formerly known as
Kingsgate Hotel Wellington
New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
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Formerly known as
Kingsgate Hotel Wellington
New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
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