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James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor

4.5 star property
Luxury hotel with 2 restaurants, near St Paul's Cathedral

8.5/10 Fabulous

965 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Connecting rooms available
The price is $159
Price available on 12/06/2022
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147 The Terrace, Wellington, 6011
Main amenities
  • 269 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • 2 restaurants and 2 bars/lounges
  • Breakfast available
  • Fitness center
  • Self parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • In-room childcare
  • Conference center
  • 8 meeting rooms
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Wellington CBD
  • Lambton Quay - 7 min walk
  • Victoria University of Wellington - 8 min walk
  • Cuba Street Mall - 12 min walk
  • Te Papa - 14 min walk
  • Courtenay Place - 16 min walk
  • Sky Stadium - 21 min walk
  • Massey University - 29 min walk
  • Mount Victoria Lookout - 35 min walk
  • Zealandia - 35 min walk
  • Interislander Ferry Terminal - 36 min walk

Getting around

  • Wellington Intl. Airport (WLG) - 18 min drive
  • Paraparaumu (PPQ) - 42 min drive
  • Wellington Kaiwharawhara Station - 4 min drive
  • Wellington Crofton Downs Station - 7 min drive
  • Wellington Station - 10 min walk

About this property

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor

At James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor, you'll be just a 5-minute drive from Te Papa and Interislander Ferry Terminal. Guests can visit the fitness center for a workout or grab a bite to eat at Whitbys Restaurant, which is one of 2 restaurants and serves breakfast and dinner. Rooms at this luxurious hotel offer 24-hour room service, pillow menus, and free WiFi. Fellow travelers say good things about the convenient parking and comfortable beds.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 269 rooms
  • Arranged over 14 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - anytime
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • Babysitting*

Pets

  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Covered onsite self parking (NZD 30.00 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • 2 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Coffee shop
  • 24-hour room service

Taking the kids

  • Children stay free
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)

What to do

  • Beach nearby
  • Free use of nearby fitness center
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Working away

  • 8 meeting rooms
  • Conference center

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter/bellhop

Facilities

  • 2 buildings/towers
  • Built in 1972
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Television in common areas
  • Fitness center

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchairs available on site
  • Well-lit path to entrance

Languages spoken

  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English
  • Hindi

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning and heating
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Pillow menu
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free weekday newspapers
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Mini-fridge

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Guidebooks/recommendations

Special features

Dining

Whitbys Restaurant - This buffet restaurant serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.
Sojourn Cafe and Bar - This café serves dinner and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open select days.

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in EarthCheck, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of NZD 33 for adults and NZD 16.50 for children (approximately)
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge

Children & extra beds

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • In-room babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Rollaway beds are available for NZD 50.0 per day

Parking

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Covered self parking costs NZD 30.00 per night with in/out privileges
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

A credit card imprint is required at check-in. If a valid credit card cannot be produced, a NZD 100 cash bond must be paid at check-in.

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Overall score and ratings

8.5

Fabulous

8.9/10

Cleanliness

8.9/10

Staff & service

8.3/10

Amenities

8.1/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.4/10

Eco-friendliness

6/10 Good

Joseph, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Claudia, 3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Enjoyed our stay . 21st floor . Problem with our key card but that was resolved quickly and we didn't have to pay for our parking which was great .
Janson, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Michael, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Michael, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Excellent
As usual a great place to overnight in Wellington
Gary, 1-night business trip
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8/10 Very good

David, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Convenience
A very convenient and comfortable hotel.
Gillian, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Andy, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

A great place to stay. Very central, very clean. Could check in early. Staff very helpful.
Garry, 2-night family trip
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