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 set in a leisure area of Wellington next to Museum of New Zealand (Te Papa Tongarewa), Mount Victoria and Te Aro Pa. Renovated in 2012, the comfortable hotel has welcomed guests since 1988.

The hotel is nestled in the center of Wellington, steps away from Wellington Railway train station. The property is about 5 minutes' walk of Cable Car, Westpac Stadium and Parliament Buildings.

A stadium, restaurants and bars are only a few steps from the hotel.

The city center lies within 2 km from the venue. Thorndon Hotel Wellington By Rydges is about 10 minutes’ drive towards Wellington International airport.

Rooms

Thorndon Hotel Wellington By Rydges features 108 non-smoking rooms with a panoramic view of the garden and such various amenities as Wi-Fi, climate control, LCD flat-screen TV, plasma TV and central heating. They also comprise private bathrooms appointed with free toiletries, a hairdryer and a bathtub.

Eat & Drink

Every day a perfect breakfast is served in the dining room. Guests will taste fresh cuisine in the exceptional on-site restaurant. The hotel invites guests to the Glasshouse Restaurant And bar to relax with a drink.

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

Services

Along with currency exchange, allergy-free rooms and parking there are an exhibition space, a copy machine and a business center available on the premises.

Relax

On-site facilities for children include board games, child care service 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. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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

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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
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    Family Room
    Bed type: 1 Single bed
    Size: 270 sq. feet
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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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      • Shower
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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

        Hotel Awards

        New ZealandHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedWellingtonThorndon Hotel Wellington By Rydges

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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 - 1400 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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