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Get an overview of this hotel4.5-star family-friendly hotel, walk to Wellington Cable Car

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Location

This family-friendly Wellington hotel is located near the airport, within a 10-minute walk of Wellington Cable Car, Beehive, and Old Government Buildings. Civic Square and St Paul's Cathedral are also within 15 minutes.

Hotel Features

This smoke-free hotel features 2 restaurants, a full-service spa, and 2 bars/lounges. Additionally, a fitness center, a coffee shop/café, and a conference center are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 268 rooms offer WiFi, 24-hour room service, and LCD TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include wired Internet, refrigerators, and minibars.

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor

147 The Terrace Wellington 6011

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor features a full-service spa and a fitness center. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of hotel's 2 bars/lounges. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge.

8 meeting rooms are available. This luxury hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, coffee/tea in a common area, and concierge services. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Computer station 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference center 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Long-term parking (surcharge) 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 8 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Number of floors - 14 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 8 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Total number of rooms - 268 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Year Built 1972 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( NZD 10 per 24-hour period ), Wired internet access ( NZD 10 per 24-hour period )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( NZD 10 per 24-hour period )

Parking

Long-term parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Dial-up Internet access (surcharge) 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • LCD TV 
  • Minibar 
  • Pay movies 
  • Phone 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10 AM.

Whitbys Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Sojourn Cafe and Bar - This café serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open select days.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

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

  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 

Spa Services

Infuse Spa has 3 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include hot stone massages, massages, facials, and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including Ayurvedic.

The spa is open select days.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Number of treatment rooms 3 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service dogs only)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

Only service dogs are allowed

Parking height restrictions apply

A credit card imprint is required at check-in. If a valid credit card cannot be produced, a $100 NZD cash bond must be paid at check-in.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: NZD 31 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD 10 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): NZD 10 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: NZD 10 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: NZD 29 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 50 per night
  • Onsite 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.

Hotel Name

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We should mention

Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Awards & 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.

National Rating

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Hotel property is rated 4 star plus and is displayed on this page as 4.5 stars.


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