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

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 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 the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible on site at NZD 29 per day.

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

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • 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
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

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

Self-catering

  • 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

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

147 The Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand, 6001

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City Center
  • Wellington
    3300 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Wellington Railway Station
    2700 ft
  • Train Stations
    400 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Whitby's Restaurant & Bar (cuisine: New Zealand)
    100 ft
  • Sojourn Cafe & Bar (cuisine: New Zealand)
    100 ft
Parks
  • Frank Kitts Park
    1700 ft
Beaches
  • Oriental Bay
    2900 ft
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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Premium Double Room
Bed type: King-size bed
Size: 305 sq. feet
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    James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor Wellington photos Interior Club Lounge
    Club Double Room
    Bed type: King-size bed or Double bed or 1 Single bed
    Size: 305 sq. feet
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      Club Suite
      Bed type: Double bed or 1 Single bed
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        Double Room
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        Size: 305 sq. feet
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        Room facilities
          James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor Wellington photos Room Lambton Room
          Top-floor Double Room
          Bed type: King-size bed
          Size: 305 sq. feet
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            Wing Double Room
            Bed type: Double bed
            Size: 305 sq. feet
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              Club Level Room
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                Lower-Floor Room
                Bed type: Double beds
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                  James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor Wellington photos Room
                  Suite
                  Bed type: Double bed or King-size bed or 1 Single bed
                  Size: 605 sq. feet
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                    Family Room
                    Size: 520 sq. feet
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                      Superior Double Room
                      Bed type: Double bed or King-size bed or 1 Single bed
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                      Superior|Superior King and Breakfast

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                        Bed type: Double bed or 1 Single bed
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                          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
                            3300 ft
                          Airports
                          Train Stations
                          • Wellington Railway Station
                            2700 ft
                          • Train Stations
                            400 ft
                          • Bus stop
                            700 ft
                          Restaurants
                          • Whitby's Restaurant & Bar (cuisine: New Zealand)
                            100 ft
                          • Sojourn Cafe & Bar (cuisine: New Zealand)
                            100 ft
                          Parks
                          • Frank Kitts Park
                            1700 ft
                          Beaches
                          • Oriental Bay
                            2900 ft
                          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 - 400 ft
                          • New Zealand Ministry of Justice - 400 ft
                          • Accident Compensation Corporation - 700 ft
                          • Wellington Magistrates’ Court - 700 ft
                          • New Zealand Defence Force – Trentham Camp - 700 ft
                          • Otago University Wellington Campus - 700 ft
                          • Wellington City Council - 700 ft
                          • Wellington Institute of Technology - 700 ft
                          • Department of Child, Youth and Family - 700 ft
                          • Medical Research Institute of New Zealand - 700 ft
                          • University of Canterbury - 700 ft
                          • University of Canterbury - 700 ft
                          • Massey University Wellington Campus - 700 ft
                          • TSB Bank Arena - 1000 ft
                          • Department of Internal Affairs - 1000 ft
                          • Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment - 1000 ft
                          • Wellington Central Library Branch - 1400 ft
                          • ANZ National Bank - 1700 ft
                          • Wellington Supreme Court - 1700 ft
                          • Ministry for Primary Industries - 1700 ft
                          • Department of Conservation - 2000 ft

                          Convention centers

                          • Queen's Wharf Event Centre - 1000 ft

                          Shopping areas

                          • Museum of Wellington City and Sea - 1000 ft
                          • Carter Observatory - 1400 ft

                          Monuments and Landmarks

                          • Beehive Parliament Building - 2000 ft

                          Museums

                          • Frank Knitts Park - 1400 ft
                          • Kelburn Park - 1400 ft
                          • Civic Square - 1400 ft

                          Parks

                          • TSB Bank Arena Wellington - 1000 ft

                          Golf courses and Country clubs

                          • Cable Car - 400 ft

                          Local attractions

                          • New Zealand Cricket Museum - 1.1 mi
                            Museum Stand, Wellington
                          • Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre - 1.3 mi
                            Terrace Road, Mt. Cook Village
                          • Government House - 1.5 mi
                            1 Rugby St, Wellington
                          • ZEALANDIA: The Karori Sanctuary Experience - 1.1 mi
                            31 Waiapu Road, Wellington
                          • Otari - Wilton's Bush Native Botanic Garden - 1.4 mi
                            160 Wilton Rd, Wellington

                          Near the hotel

                          • Museum of Wellington City & Sea - 1100 ft
                            Queens Wharf, Wellington
                          • Saint Mary of the Angels - 1600 ft
                            15 Boulcott Street, Wellington
                          • St Andrew's on the Terrace - 1700 ft
                            30 The Terrace, Wellington
                          • City Gallery Wellington - 2100 ft
                            101 Wakefield St, Wellington
                          • Carter Observatory - 1400 ft
                            40 Salamanca Road, Wellington
                          • Frank Kitts Park - 1700 ft
                            Jervois Quay, Wellington
                          • Old Government Buildings - 1900 ft
                            Cnr Lambton Quay & Whitmore St, Wellington

                          Restaurants nearby

                          • Whitby's Restaurant & Bar - 100 ft

                            Address: 147 The Terrace
                            Phone: 499-9500

                            52% likes this, based on 64 reviews
                            Cuisine: New Zealand
                            Price Range: USD 14 - USD 62

                          • Caucus Restaurant & Bar - 200 ft

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

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

                          • Jasmin Licensed Chinese Restaurant - 300 ft

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

                            76% likes this, based on 22 reviews

                          • Sojourn Cafe & Bar - 100 ft

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

                            65% likes this, based on 45 reviews
                            Cuisine: New Zealand
                            Price Range: USD 9 - USD 26

                          • Boulcott Street Bistro - 700 ft

                            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

                          New ZealandHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedWellingtonJames Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor Wellington

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

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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
                            3300 ft
                          Airports
                          Train Stations
                          • Wellington Railway Station
                            2700 ft
                          • Train Stations
                            400 ft
                          • Bus stop
                            700 ft
                          Restaurants
                          • Whitby's Restaurant & Bar (cuisine: New Zealand)
                            100 ft
                          • Sojourn Cafe & Bar (cuisine: New Zealand)
                            100 ft
                          Parks
                          • Frank Kitts Park
                            1700 ft
                          Beaches
                          • Oriental Bay
                            2900 ft
                          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