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4.2/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast Available
  • Business Services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationWellington Cable Car (Lambton Quay Station)1 min walk
    Popular LocationLambton Quay7 min walk
    Popular LocationWellington Waterfront9 min walk
    AirportWellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.)18 min drive

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  • Terrace Room

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 258 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
    More detailsTerrace Room
  • Club Room, 1 King Bed

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 301 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsClub Room, 1 King Bed
  • Premium Room

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 323 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsPremium Room
  • Family Studio, 2 Double Beds

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 645 sq ft
    • Sleeps 5
    • 2 Double Beds
    More detailsFamily Studio, 2 Double Beds
  • Executive Double Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 301 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsExecutive Double Room
  • Executive Twin Room

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 301 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
    More detailsExecutive Twin Room
  • Club Studio Suite, Harbor View

    Room amenities

    • 646 sq ft
    • Harbor view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsClub Studio Suite, Harbor View
  • Suite

    Room amenities

    • 645 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsSuite
  • Deluxe Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsDeluxe Room

About this area

Wellington

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor is located near the beach and in a walkable area with good shopping. St Paul's Cathedral and Old St Paul's are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Botanic Gardens and Mount Victoria Lookout. Traveling with kids? Make time for Wellington Zoo, or check out an event or a game at Westpac Stadium. Kayaking and sailing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with mountain biking and ecotours nearby.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Wellington Cable Car (Lambton Quay Station) - 1 min walk
  • Lambton Quay - 7 min walk
  • Wellington Waterfront - 9 min walk
  • Victoria University of Wellington - 11 min walk
  • Botanic Gardens - 15 min walk

Getting around

  • Wellington Station - 10 min walk
  • AirportWellington Intl. Airport (WLG) - 18 min drive

Restaurants

  • Whitbys Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Sojourn Cafe and Bar — 1 min walk

About this property

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor

4.5-star family-friendly hotel, walk to Wellington Central Business District
2 restaurants, 2 bars/lounges, and a fitness center are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, a conference center, and self parking. All 268 rooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, plus 24-hour room service and LCD TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find refrigerators, minibars, and pillow menus.
James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor offers 268 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and complimentary weekday newspapers. A pillow menu is available. 40-inch LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

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.

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.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Covered self parking: NZD 30.00 per night
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–10:30 AM: NZD 9-33 for adults and NZD 9-33 for children
  • 2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Fitness center

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning service
  • In-room child care (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • Hindi

Business services

  • 8 meeting rooms
  • Conference center

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating
  • Linens
  • Pillow menu

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 40-inch LCD TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers (weekdays)
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

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

Renovations and closures

The property will be renovating from November 01 2018 to March 31 2021 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Select guestrooms
Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours on weekdays. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 50.0 per day

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 9 and NZD 33 for adults, NZD 9 and NZD 33 for children (approximately)
  • Covered self parking fee: NZD 30.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 50.0 per day
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
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.

We should mention

Parking height restrictions apply

National rating

This Hotel property is rated 4 star plus.

Property is also known as

James Cook Chancellor
James Cook Chancellor Hotel
James Cook Grand
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James Cook Grand Chancellor Wellington
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James Cook Hotel Grand
James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor
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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor and receive a full refund?
Yes, James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor?
As of Sep 25, 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor on Oct 16, 2020 start from $73, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor?
Self parking is available for NZD 30.00 per night.
What time is check-in at James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM–anytime.
What time is check-out at James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Where is James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor located?
This family-friendly Wellington hotel is located near the airport, within a 15-minute walk of St Paul's Cathedral, Carter Observatory, and Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand). Old St Paul's and Botanic Gardens are also within 1 mi (2 km). Wellington Station is 10 minutes by foot.
4.2
Very Good
1,170 reviews
5 - Excellent
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4 - Good
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3 - Okay
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2 - Poor
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1 - Terrible
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4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

3.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great location, comfortable beds and room... requested to have an additional towel as there was 3 not 2 people in our room which was arranged quickly. Would stay again
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with family and small children
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Nice and clean facilities, welcoming and friendly staff
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

Business traveler
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
Sad face IconDisliked: Property conditions & facilities
Old rooms very dated and shower only just functional but clean.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

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