Thorndon Hotel Wellington By Rydges

ex. Kingsgate Hotel

24 Hawkestone Street, Wellington, New Zealand  show map
 3 stars
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Thorndon Hotel Wellington By Rydges

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

NZD 15 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Private dining services

Snack bar

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Sauna

Overview

Thorndon Hotel Wellington By Rydges is rated 3 stars and is placed about 1.8 km from Museum of New Zealand, Cuba Street District and Oriental Bay. Built in 1988, the comfortable hotel was renovated in 2012.

Featuring ideal location, the hotel puts guests in the center of Wellington. It is about 2 km away from the center of Wellington.

Guests can visit a parliament building, a cathedral and a church as well as a zoo and a stadium close by.

Thorndon Hotel Wellington By Rydges lies within 10 minutes’ drive to Wellington International airport.

Rooms

The hotel offers 108 non-smoking rooms equipped with a telephone, cable TV with on-demand movies, television with satellite channels, ironing facilities and climate control and featuring a beautiful view over the skyline. Bathrooms are fitted with towels, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the restaurant each morning. The exceptional restaurant serves fresh meals. The hotel invites guests to the Glasshouse Restaurant And bar to relax with a drink. MariLuca and Sprig and Fern serve a selection of meals within 250 meters from the venue.

A full breakfast is served at the price of NZD 25 per person per night. 

Services

There are a newspaper stand, a designated smoking place and a safe deposit box available on the premises.

Relax

Board games, babysitting and cots are offered for guests with children. A fitness club and a gym are provided on-site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at NZD 15 per day.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   108.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Off-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Private dining services
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Exhibition space
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Secretarial service
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

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

Leisure facilities

  • Television in lobby
  • Sauna
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries
  • Sink
  • Toilet

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • 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 1 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 14 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

24 Hawkestone Street, Wellington, New Zealand

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City Center
  • Wellington
    1.2 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Wellington Railway Station
    2000 ft
  • Train Stations
    400 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • MariLuca (cuisine: Italian)
    800 ft
  • Le Canard (cuisine: French)
    900 ft
Beaches
  • Oriental Bay
    1.2 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    108

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Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Queen-size bed
Size: 250 sq. feet
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      Size: 175 sq. feet
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          Standard Family Room
          Bed type: Double bed
          Size: 270 sq. feet
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                Bed type: 1 Single bed or Queen-size bed
                Size: 230 sq. feet
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                  Size: 345 sq. feet
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                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel Thorndon Hotel Wellington By Rydges Wellington location
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                    Hotel Address:

                    24 Hawkestone Street, Wellington, New Zealand

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • Wellington
                      1.2 mi
                    Airports
                    Train Stations
                    • Wellington Railway Station
                      2000 ft
                    • Train Stations
                      400 ft
                    • Bus stop
                      700 ft
                    Restaurants
                    • MariLuca (cuisine: Italian)
                      800 ft
                    • Le Canard (cuisine: French)
                      900 ft
                    Beaches
                    • Oriental Bay
                      1.2 mi
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  2 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  10 am
                    • Year renovated:
                      2012
                    • Number of rooms:
                      108

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                    What's nearby

                    Places of interest

                    • Inland Revenue Department New Zealand - 400 ft
                    • New Zealand Ministry of Education - 700 ft
                    • Wellington High Court - 1000 ft
                    • New Zealand Ministry of Social Development - 1400 ft
                    • Wellington Supreme Court - 1700 ft
                    • ANZ National Bank - 1700 ft
                    • Ministry for Primary Industries - 1700 ft
                    • Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment - 2300 ft
                    • New Zealand Ministry of Justice - 3300 ft
                    • New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs - 3300 ft
                    • TSB Bank Arena - 3300 ft
                    • Wellington City Council - 4000 ft
                    • Department of Child, Youth and Family - 4000 ft
                    • New Zealand Defence Force – Trentham Camp - 4000 ft
                    • Accident Compensation Corporation - 4000 ft

                    Train stations

                    • Wellington Railway Station - 1700 ft

                    Convention centers

                    • Queen's Wharf Event Centre - 3300 ft

                    Shopping areas

                    • Archives New Zealand - 1000 ft
                    • Katherine Mansfield Birthplace - 2000 ft
                    • Museum of Wellington City and Sea - 3700 ft
                    • Carter Observatory - 3700 ft

                    Monuments and Landmarks

                    • Old St Paul's Church - 1000 ft
                    • Parliament Buildings - 1400 ft
                    • Beehive Parliament Building - 1400 ft
                    • Old Government Buildings - 1400 ft

                    Museums

                    • Botanical Gardens - 3300 ft

                    Parks

                    Golf courses and Country clubs

                    • Ascot Street - 2000 ft
                    • Cable Car - 3300 ft

                    Local attractions

                    • Museum of New Zealand - 1.2 mi
                      55 Cable St, Wellington
                    • City Gallery Wellington - 1.0 mi
                      101 Wakefield St, Wellington
                    • Otari - Wilton's Bush Native Botanic Garden - 1.1 mi
                      160 Wilton Rd, Wellington
                    • Saint Mary of the Angels - 5100 ft
                      15 Boulcott Street, Wellington
                    • Cuba Street District - 1.1 mi
                      Access from Wakefield Street and, Wellington

                    Near the hotel

                    • Wellington Cathedral of St. Paul - 700 ft
                      Cnr Hill and Molesworth Street, Wellington
                    • Old St Paul's Cathedral - 1200 ft
                      34 Mulgrave St, Wellington
                    • Reserve Bank Museum - 1600 ft
                      2 The Terrace, Wellington
                    • St Andrew's on the Terrace - 1900 ft
                      30 The Terrace, Wellington
                    • National Library - 900 ft
                      Corner Molesworth and Aitken streets, Wellington
                    • National Archives - 1300 ft
                      10 Mulgrave Street, Wellington
                    • Old Government Buildings - 1800 ft
                      Cnr Lambton Quay & Whitmore St, Wellington

                    Restaurants nearby

                    • MariLuca - 800 ft

                      Address: Murphy Street

                      74% likes this, based on 32 reviews
                      Cuisine: Italian

                    • Francois - 900 ft

                      Address: 10A Murphy St
                      Phone: 499-5252

                      57% likes this, based on 17 reviews
                      Cuisine: French, European
                      Price Range: USD 2 - USD 27

                    • Indus Bistro & Tandoor - 1100 ft

                      Address: 230 Tinakori Rd
                      Phone: (04) 473 0342

                      61% likes this, based on 28 reviews
                      Cuisine: Indian

                    • Le Canard - 900 ft

                      Address: 10A Murphy St , Thorndon
                      Phone: 044995252

                      74% likes this, based on 73 reviews
                      Cuisine: French
                      Price Range: USD 20 - USD 25

                    • Mari Luca Ristoro - 1100 ft

                      Address: 55-57 Mulgrave Street
                      Phone: 04 499 5590

                      62% likes this, based on 45 reviews
                      Cuisine: Italian

                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  2 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  10 am
                    • Year renovated:
                      2012
                    • Number of rooms:
                      108

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                    Thorndon Hotel Wellington By Rydges Reviews

                    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Thorndon Hotel Wellington By Rydges

                    Average guest rating

                    7.6out of 10
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                    Based on 286 reviews

                    Rating by category:

                    Location
                    6.7
                    Rooms
                    8.0
                    Service
                    7.7
                    Value
                    9.3

                    Guest reviews

                    • Couple
                      4.6

                      The room was comfortable and clean

                      The staff were not at all helpfull and always seemed in a bad mood. For the price i could have got alot better somewhere else

                    • Older travelers
                      8.8

                      The food and service was of an acceptable/good standard. There was a conference on at the time we stayed and there appeared to be a staff shortage but the one waiter coped very well.

                    • Older travelers
                      10.0

                      Great value for money, close proximity to Westpac Stadium and sumptious breakfast

                    • Single
                      8.8

                      Staff always pleasant and helpful. Room always clean & coffee etc re-stocked daily. Front desk staffed all night so there was easy access after being out for an evening. Location allowed easy access when driving to Wellington and is within walking distance of the city centre etc.

                      Cost of parking

                    • Older travelers
                      7.8

                      As it was not our first stay we returned because of the location. It is so central to everything we came for and is easy to get on and off the motorway.

                      I know you probably can't do anything about it but the car parking is not at all good and not enough parks.

                    • Older travelers
                      7.4

                      Close to shops and cafes

                      The rooms were smallest of all that we stayed in ok for single businessman. Limited carparking spaces and the spaces were very small.

                    • Single
                      6.4

                      The close location to family who live in Wellington.Sky TV

                      I did not enjoy the general old look of the rooms and the way that there were 3 single beds crammed into my room. I would have preferred a double or queen sized bed and thought this was what I had booked but then realised that double or twin share could mean single beds - but not 3 of them! Also the beds were cold with not enough blankets or duvets. I needed to swap to another room after checking in because the light over the bed wasn't working and there were no spare bulbs at reception.

                    • Older travelers
                      7.4

                      It was very handy to the wedding we were attending, The staff generally were helpful and informative. It was fairly quiet most of the time.

                      The bar ran out of Speights, for the males in the party. The meals were a bit "pricey"

                    • Couple
                      8.2

                      Functional room, everything you need, no extras but staff willing to help with anything needed eg; knife and fork and plates

                      Was all fine

                    • Single
                      7.4

                      Convenient location at a reasonable price giving value for money. Staff were bright and friendly. Comfortable and suitably equipped.

                      Windows had a lot of condensation on them. Even when there was no heating or people in the room.

                    • Older travelers
                      8.8

                      Location - close to ferry terminal, and easy to get to the freeway North from there.

                    • Group of friends
                      9.2

                      good parking, comfy rooms, decafe coffee

                    • Older travelers
                      7.4

                      Location in Wellington, easy walk to all amenities

                      The Mini Bar prices were extremely high. That's why I didn't use them.

                    • Group of friends
                      8.2

                      It was clean tidy easily accessable ,central and best of all the cost was very reasonable as we had a special price which we found on the internet

                      the rooms were very small but okay for one night

                    • Single
                      9.2

                      i stayed overnight in two signle bed room - rather compact but ok for the night

                      The wall at my bedhead was paper thin - as I could hear clearly the conversations in the next room - it is the first time I have ever experienced this - I stay in hotels at least twice a month every month of the year and even in a 3 star hotel/motel I have never experienced this. Its highly likely my conversations were also heard - so no privacy

                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel Thorndon Hotel Wellington By Rydges Wellington location
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                    Hotel Address:

                    24 Hawkestone Street, Wellington, New Zealand

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • Wellington
                      1.2 mi
                    Airports
                    Train Stations
                    • Wellington Railway Station
                      2000 ft
                    • Train Stations
                      400 ft
                    • Bus stop
                      700 ft
                    Restaurants
                    • MariLuca (cuisine: Italian)
                      800 ft
                    • Le Canard (cuisine: French)
                      900 ft
                    Beaches
                    • Oriental Bay
                      1.2 mi
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  2 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  10 am
                    • Year renovated:
                      2012
                    • Number of rooms:
                      108

                    Hotel Awards

                    New ZealandHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedWellingtonThorndon Hotel Wellington By Rydges

                    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                    Hotels Recommended by Guests in New Zealand

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