Hotels in Wellington City, New Zealand
Being the capital city, accommodation in Wellington City is plentiful. Whether you are looking for a hotel in Wellington or an entire apartment to yourself, you will find it here. Choosing between central Wellington accommodation and something a little bit more on the outskirts is totally up to you. For families there is a good choice of apartment accommodation in Wellington, New Zealand. Of course, the hotels in Wellington city itself give visitors the benefit of being in a central location and close to stores as well as tourist attractions.
We have a great range of Wellington accommodation. Located between steep, rolling hills and a stunning harbour is New Zealand's capital city, Wellington. Also known as New Zealand's culture and arts capital, much of Wellington's charm is due to its beautiful wooden houses, historic buildings, museums and art galleries. Our hotels in Wellington are located a short drive to Wellington city centre. Wellingtonians also enjoy their food, wine, shopping, theatre, music and dance; with many excellent cafes, restaurants, bars, boutique shops and small theatres. At night Wellington, New Zealand remains very much alive!
Wellington, New Zealand sights
Your central hotel accommodation in Wellington will place you perfectly in the centre of the city’s finest sights and activities. New Zealand’s national museum and art gallery, The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, is located in Wellington. It’s the perfect place to absorb some of the country’s history and culture no matter your age or current knowledge.
Motels in Wellington, New Zealand are ideal for couples, families or friends looking for value for money; or business travelers wanting self-contained apartments accommodation. A visit to Lambton Quay, where you can see the New Zealand Parliament Buildings, Victorian Gothic Library and the "Beehive", is well worth the time.
The Wellington Cable Car is a fun activity for the whole family. It runs from Lambton Quay to Kelburn and reaches a height of 120m to give you a fantastic view of this great city. If you are in the Wellington area during the Queen’s birthday, Labour Day, Waitangi Day or ANZAC Day, you should definitely treat yourself to a tour of the Wrights Hill Fortress. These underground tunnels stored many forms are weaponry and ammunition during war times and can only be visited on these few days each year.
Where to from Wellington?
Your Wellington hotel accommodation may house you each night but there is no reason for you to stay within the city limits. There are plenty of fun activities and things to see outside of the city so don’t hesitate to hop in your Wellington Airport car rental and hit the road!
For those who are feeling withdrawal symptoms from the distance between themselves and their home golf course, the Ohariu Valley Golf Course would be more than happy to receive you. There really is nothing like enjoying the challenges that a fresh course brings.
There are also plenty of reserves and parks just north of Wellington. Battle Hill Farm Forest Park, Harcourt Park and Kaitoke Regional Park are all situated fairly close to one another and they aren’t too far from Wellington itself.
A trip from Wellington to Palmerston North will take you just under 2 hours while driving to Napier will take about 4 hours. There’s plenty to see along the way so make sure that you allow extra time to stop, sightsee and grab a snack.
Wellington is also the crossing point from the north to the south island. The Inter-island Ferry will take you and your car, if desired, across to Picton. Feel free to explore this lovely area and possibly take a drive to Blenheim before returning to Wellington.