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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Our party of 5 stayed at Rydges in Christchurch which was delightful. Whilst this hotel is well situated it is far less personal than the other hotel which was disappointing. It tries far too hard to be "cool". The male reception staff could be smarter. The music is too loud in the bar/reception. No I'm not old fashioned! Rooms (we...

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Catherine H, Public Relations Manager at Rydges Wellington, responded to this review

Hi Kevin, We are sorry to hear that you weren't blown away with your recent stay with us, though we do appreciate the feedback. We aim to give every single guest an amazing stay, so to read that you found us impersonal is very disappointing to us. I will pass on your feedback to the relevant Heads of Departments for...

Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Great hotel even though 1 of our 4 reservations had been cancelled in error by the hotel the lovely front of house staff quickly found another room to sort it. The concierge service was lacking and parking in scarce, there was far too many taxis in the loading area to use the valet service without backing up traffic while you...

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Catherine H, Public Relations Manager at Rydges Wellington, responded to this review

Hi Kathleen, Thank you for choosing Rydges for your birthday accommodation! It's great to hear that overall, you enjoyed your time with us and would stay again. Please accept our apologies for the accidental cancellation of one of your bookings - we're glad our Front Desk team were able to easily sort it out for you. I'll pass on your...

Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

We only stayed here one night, fortunately. Our room looked out onto a very close office building so we had to keep our curtains permanently closed. We also felt cold during the night. My husband didn't like having to lose the car to the valet service as soon as we arrived. The other option is to park on the street...

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Catherine H, Public Relations Manager at Rydges Wellington, responded to this review

Hi there, We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay at Rydges. Our rooms types are tiered depending on the view, so should you choose to stay again, we recommend booking a room with a city or harbour view instead of our lead in room, which you picked. Regarding our valet service, we are surprised to...

Surrey
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Only spent one night here but found the location excellent for exploring Wellington. Breakfast was well presented and thought out - a real treat. Our room was large, clean, modern and well appointed. Valet parking enabled us to part with our car directly in front of the hotel, which was most welcome after a long journey.

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Catherine H, Public Relations Manager at Rydges Wellington, responded to this review

Hello there, Thank you for your kind review. We're happy to hear you enjoyed your stay, and glad that our convenient location made it easy for you to see all the sights of Wellington. We hope to see you again on your next visit to the Capital! Kind regards, - Catherine H

Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 March 2016

I asked to be place in a room next to my daughter in order to make baby sitting my grand daughter easier. The person dealing with my request was most accommodating and pleasant as well. How refreshing.

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Catherine H, Public Relations Manager at Rydges Wellington, responded to this review

Hi there, 5/5 stars - thank you very much! We're so happy to hear that we were able to help with your request, and provide an easy and comfortable stay for you and your family. We hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, - Catherine H

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Well appointed room with good wifi, comfortable bed and a decent bathroom. The hotel has a very nice restaurant bar in the lobby, and is located handy to Parliament, the train station, and waterfront. A ten minute walk will have you in the heart of the shopping area of Lambton Quay. Front desk staff were very pleasant and helped with...

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Catherine H, Public Relations Manager at Rydges Wellington, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your review. It's great to hear you enjoyed your stay, and made the most of our convenient facilities and location. We're looking forward to your next visit! Kind regards, ^CH

Reviewed 3 March 2016

Rydges Hotel is located on Featherston Street which is one of the main drags in from the north of the city and the area has a busy and lively feel to it. This is carried over into the public areas which were also pretty lively as befits a city centre hotel. Internal decor tended towards darker shades of brown so...

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Catherine H, Public Relations Manager at Rydges Wellington, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your review - customer feedback is very important for our continued improvement, so we appreciate your thoughts! We are happy to hear that overall, you enjoyed your stay with us. I will pass on your feedback regarding breakfast to our Restaurant Manager, to see if we can improve this at all. Thanks again and we...

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Good centrally located hotel in Wellington. Staff very helpful and extremely pleasant. We had a problem with our room on the second day , when this was reported to reception we were offered an alternative room immediately. Rooms have a small kitchenette with microwave , kettle etc. An iron and ironing board is also provided. Restaurant is very good, breakfast...

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Catherine H, Public Relations Manager at Rydges Wellington, responded to this review

Hi Isobel, Thank you very much for the positive review! It's great to hear that the problem with your room was speedily rectified. We're glad you enjoyed your time with us and made the most of our convenient facilities, and we hope to see you again in future. Kind regards, ^CH

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Can't think of one thing I didn't like about this place. Service was impeccable, location perfect and rooms modern and clean. Staff were always friendly and accommodating. Highly recommend staying here when visiting Wellington. Pool and gym is currently being renovated, however we were advised of this via email before we arrived.

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Catherine H, Public Relations Manager at Rydges Wellington, responded to this review

Hi Karina, Thanks you very much for the lovely 5/5 star review - we're so pleased to hear you loved your stay! We pride ourselves on our excellent service, so your comments are very much appreciated. Thank you again and we hope to see you on your next trip! Warm regards, Catherine H

New Zealand
Reviewed 29 February 2016

We have done a lot of travelling and for the first time I can honestly say that I have no complaints about this hotel and its staff. All staff were extremely helpful, friendly with smiles on their faces, went far beyond my expectations! A great big pat on the back to all the staff for making our stay one of...

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Catherine H, Public Relations Manager at Rydges Wellington, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you so much for such a lovely review! We're absolutely thrilled that you so thoroughly enjoyed your stay, and found all our staff friendly and helpful. We pride ourselves on our excellent service over everything else, so to hear that this made your stay one on the best you've ever had, is really the ultimate praise for us!...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rydges Wellington is located on downtown Featherston Street with a unique combination of harbour views and city outlooks. Ideally situated in New Zealand's capital city, 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 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, free unlimited Wi-Fi, iPod docking stations and kitchenettes. There are 19 apartment style suites, perfect for your long stay requirements with washer and drier facilities available. Rydges Wellington is your landmark hotel in the Capital. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rydges Wellington

Address: 75 Featherston Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range: ₹ 8,583 - ₹ 15,720 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Rydges Wellington 4.5*
Number of rooms: 280
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Also Known As:
Rydges Wellington Hotel Wellington
Holiday Inn Wellington
Wellington Holiday Inn
Hotel Style:
#5 Business Hotel in Wellington
#6 Luxury Hotel in Wellington
#7 Family Hotel in Wellington
#12 Romantic Hotel in Wellington
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