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

Wi-Fi
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 a 3-star property only 2.8 km from Mount Victoria. Thorndon Hotel Wellington By Rydges has been welcoming guests to its non-smoking rooms since 1988.

The hotel is nestled in the center of Wellington, steps away from Wellington Railway train station. Set within a 20-minute walking distance from Wellington city center.

A museum and a cathedral are set within walking distance.

The venue is notable for the ideal location within a 15-minute drive to Wellington International airport.

Rooms

The excellent hotel provides guests with 108 rooms including king studio, standard king room and superior king room that offer wireless internet, television with satellite channels, a refrigerator, ironing facilities and a telephone. Some rooms overlook the skyline. They feature private bathrooms with a shower, complimentary toiletries and towels.

Eat & Drink

A breakfast is served in the restaurant. The on-site terrace restaurant tempts guests with contemporary dishes. Guests can unwind in the Glasshouse Restaurant And bar with a favourite drink. Serving a wide range of dishes, MariLuca and Sprig and Fern can be reached within 5 minutes’ walk.

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

Services

A business center, secretarial services and a copier along with a designated area for smoking, a safety deposit box and a newspaper stand are available for guests.

Relax

Thorndon Hotel Wellington By Rydges provides meals, babysitting and board games for children. On-site fitness amenities include a gym and a fitness club.

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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Wake up 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/ Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Board games
  • Children's menu

Leisure facilities

  • Television in lobby
  • Sauna
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • 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
  • In-room sink

Bathroom

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

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 10 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 1 year
Crib FREE
Existing bedding FREE
All children
2 - 14 years
Existing bedding FREE
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

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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Rooms and availability

Thorndon Hotel Wellington By Rydges photos Room
Standard Twin Room
  • Room size:

    250 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 2 Single beds, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:High speed internet
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Newspapers
  • Telephone
  • Accessible by lift
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Non-feather pillows
  • Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|Standard Twin AP30

Thorndon Hotel Wellington By Rydges photos Room
Standard King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:High speed internet
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Newspapers
  • Telephone
  • Accessible by lift
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Non-feather pillows
  • Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|Standard King AP30

King Studio
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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Room Description:

Standard|Studio King Size Bed

Thorndon Hotel Wellington By Rydges photos Room
Standard Family Double Room
  • Room size:

    270 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Accessible by lift
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Non-feather pillows
  • Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|FAMILY ROOM STANDARD

Thorndon Hotel Wellington By Rydges photos Room
Superior Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 1 Single bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:High speed internet
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Newspapers
  • Telephone
  • Accessible by lift
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Non-feather pillows
  • Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

Superior|Double Superior-queen Room

Thorndon Hotel Wellington By Rydges photos Room
Superior King Room
  • Room size:

    250 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:High speed internet
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Newspapers
  • Telephone
  • Accessible by lift
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Non-feather pillows
  • Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

Superior|Double Superior King Bed

Thorndon Hotel Wellington By Rydges photos Room
Superior Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Accessible by lift
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Non-feather pillows
  • Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Radio

Thorndon Hotel Wellington By Rydges Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Ascot Street2000 ft
  • Cable Car3300 ft

Places of interest

  • Inland Revenue Department New Zealand400 ft
  • New Zealand Ministry of Education700 ft
  • Wellington High Court1000 ft
  • New Zealand Ministry of Social Development1400 ft
  • ANZ National Bank1700 ft
  • Wellington Supreme Court1700 ft
  • Ministry for Primary Industries1700 ft
  • Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment2300 ft
  • New Zealand Ministry of Justice3300 ft
  • TSB Bank Arena3300 ft
  • New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs3300 ft
  • Accident Compensation Corporation4000 ft
  • Otago University Wellington Campus4000 ft
  • New Zealand Defence Force – Trentham Camp4000 ft
  • Department of Child, Youth and Family4000 ft

Train stations

  • Wellington Railway Station1700 ft

Convention centers

  • Queen's Wharf Event Centre3300 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Old St Paul's Church1000 ft
  • Old Government Buildings1400 ft
  • Beehive Parliament Building1400 ft
  • Parliament Buildings1400 ft

Stadiums

Museums

  • Archives New Zealand1000 ft
  • Katherine Mansfield Birthplace2000 ft
  • Museum of Wellington City and Sea3700 ft
  • Carter Observatory3700 ft

Parks

  • Botanical Gardens3300 ft

Local attractions

  • Museum of New Zealand 1.2 mi
    55 Cable St, Wellington
  • City Gallery Wellington1.0 mi
    101 Wakefield St, Wellington
  • Otari - Wilton's Bush Native Botanic Garden1.1 mi
    160 Wilton Rd, Wellington
  • Saint Mary of the Angels5100 ft
    15 Boulcott Street, Wellington
  • Cuba Street District1.1 mi
    Access from Wakefield Street and, Wellington

Near the hotel

  • Wellington Cathedral of St. Paul700 ft
    Cnr Hill and Molesworth Street, Wellington
  • Old St Paul's Cathedral1200 ft
    34 Mulgrave St, Wellington
  • Reserve Bank Museum1600 ft
    2 The Terrace, Wellington
  • St Andrew's on the Terrace1900 ft
    30 The Terrace, Wellington
  • National Library900 ft
    Corner Molesworth and Aitken streets, Wellington
  • National Archives1300 ft
    10 Mulgrave Street, Wellington
  • Old Government Buildings1800 ft
    Cnr Lambton Quay & Whitmore St, Wellington

Restaurants nearby

  • MariLuca800 ft

    Address: Murphy Street

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

  • Francois900 ft

    Address: 10A Murphy St
    Phone: 499-5252

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

  • Sprig and Fern1100 ft

    Address: Tinakori Road

    81% likes this, based on 27 reviews
    Cuisine: European

  • Le Canard900 ft

    Address: 10A Murphy St , Thorndon
    Phone: 044995252

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

  • Indus Bistro & Tandoor1100 ft

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

    62% likes this, based on 52 reviews
    Cuisine: Indian

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
Fabulous
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
Show big map »

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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