Thorndon Hotel Wellington By Rydges

ex. Kingsgate Hotel

24 Hawkestone Street Wellington 6011, 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

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

 Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

Overview

Thorndon Hotel Wellington By Rydges is located in a beach area of Wellington in close proximity to Museum of New Zealand (Te Papa Tongarewa), Victoria University and Te Aro Pa. Built in 1988, the comfortable hotel was renovated in 2012.

The hotel offers convenient location in the center of Wellington, minutes away from the parliament building, the cathedral and churches as well as a harbour and hills. Old Government Buildings, Wellington Botanic Garden and Parliament Buildings are within a 5-minute walk of the property.

Quick access to a zoo, bars and restaurants is provided.

Thorndon Hotel Wellington By Rydges is 20 minutes' walk from the center of Wellington. Wellington International airport is 10 minutes' drive from the hotel.

Rooms

This property offers 108 non-smoking guestrooms complete with a private toilet, climate control, LCD flat-screen TV, a dressing area and free Wi-Fi. Guests will appreciate a beautiful view over the skyline. They also feature family bathrooms fitted with towels, a bathtub and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Every day a perfect breakfast is served in the dining room. The exceptional restaurant serves fresh meals. Guests can quench their thirst at Glasshouse Restaurant And bar with a favorite drink.

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

Services

Aside from a news stand, allergy-free rooms and a baggage storage, guests can make use of shoe shine, ferry service and shuttle service.

Relax

On-site facilities for children include board games and children’s meals.

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

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

Sports & Fitness

  • Tennis court
  • Fitness center

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Carryout breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Cafe
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Exhibition space
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Secretarial service
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

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

Leisure facilities

  • Sauna
  • Television in lobby
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

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

Kitchen facilities

  • Mini-fridge

Media

  • 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

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. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Thorndon Hotel Wellington By Rydges Wellington location
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Hotel Address:

24 Hawkestone Street Wellington 6011, Wellington, New Zealand

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City Center
  • Wellington
    1.2 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Wellington Station
    2000 ft
  • Kaiwharawhara Station
    1.3 mi
  • 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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Rooms and availability

Thorndon Hotel Wellington By Rydges Standard Twin RoomThorndon Hotel Wellington By Rydges Standard Twin RoomThorndon Hotel Wellington By Rydges Standard Twin Room
Standard Twin Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds or Queen Size bed or Double Bed
Size: 250 sq. feet
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  • Private bathroom
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Room facilities
    Thorndon Hotel Wellington By Rydges Family RoomThorndon Hotel Wellington By Rydges Family RoomThorndon Hotel Wellington By Rydges Family Room
    Family Room
    Bed type: 1 Single bed
    Size: 270 sq. feet
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    • Private bathroom
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    This family room features a 32-inch LED TV with cable channels. The private bathroom includes a hairdryer and free toiletries.

    Room facilities
      Thorndon Hotel Wellington By Rydges Superior Double RoomThorndon Hotel Wellington By Rydges Superior Double RoomThorndon Hotel Wellington By Rydges Superior Double Room
      Superior Double Room
      Bed type: Queen Size bed or King Size bed or 4 Queen beds
      Size: 250 sq. feet
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        Thorndon Hotel Wellington By Rydges Superior SuiteThorndon Hotel Wellington By Rydges Superior Suite
        Superior Suite
        Size: 345 sq. feet
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        This suite has a satellite TV, electric kettle and iPod dock.

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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 6011, Wellington, New Zealand

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Wellington
            1.2 mi
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Wellington Station
            2000 ft
          • Kaiwharawhara Station
            1.3 mi
          • 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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          Thorndon Hotel Wellington By Rydges Location

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          What's nearby

          Tourist attractions

          Popular areas

          • Cuba Street - 1.1 mi
          • City Center - 1.2 mi

          Places of interest

          • Old Government Buildings - 1400 ft
          • Parliament Buildings - 1400 ft
          • Wind Turbine - 2.5 mi

          Convention centers

          • Queen's Wharf Event Centre - 3300 ft

          Monuments and Landmarks

          Stadiums

          • Westpac Stadium - 2700 ft
          • Basin Reserve Cricket Ground - 1.7 mi

          Museums

          • Archives New Zealand - 1000 ft
          • Katherine Mansfield Birthplace - 2000 ft
          • Carter Observatory - 3700 ft
          • Te Papa - 1.2 mi
          • Colonial Cottage Museum - 1.7 mi

          Parks

          • Botanical Gardens - 3300 ft
          • Civic Square - 5000 ft

          Local Attractions

          • Museum of New Zealand (Te Papa Tongarewa) - 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 hotelNear 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
          Excellent
          Based on 286 reviews

          Rating by category:

          Location
          6.7
          Rooms
          8.0
          Service
          7.7
          Value
          9.3

          Individual 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
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          24 Hawkestone Street Wellington 6011, Wellington, New Zealand

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Wellington
            1.2 mi
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Wellington Station
            2000 ft
          • Kaiwharawhara Station
            1.3 mi
          • 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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