Best Hotels in Wellington, New Zealand: From Cheap to Luxury Accommodations and Places to Stay

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Wellington may be a small capital in New Zealand, but the city is filled with beauty that is not only limited to its natural landscapes but also to its charming attractions that are not limited to the waterfront harbor, sandy beaches, and more! So when the time comes that you want to explore the wonders of “Windy Wellington”, here is a list of the top best hotels in Wellington that I highly recommend.

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Best Budget Hotels in Wellington

Trek Global

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This hostel in Wellington is a fun place to be! You can take advantage of their FREE in-house activities or hire a bike in order to make the most of your stay. Not to mention, it’s at a great location.

To love: FREE in-house activities | Landmark: Te Papa | Price starts from: $15~

Base Wellington

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Smacked inside Wellington’s nightlife center, Courtenay Place, this stylish hostel is open 24/7 with rooms for every budget.

To love: Luxury Sanctuary floor (for girls only) | Landmark: Te Papa | Price starts from: $17~

Nomads Capital Backpackers

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This place is just a few minutes’ walk from the bus and railway station, and you will love their security card access rooms for total peace of mind. If you’re up for BBQ, they also have a private outdoor area for that!

To love: FREE breakfast and dinner | Landmark: Cuba Street | Price starts from: $18~

The Dwellington

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You will love a range of perks that are offered in this accommodation: tennis court, Netflix television, games room, outdoor spaces, free breakfast, and more!

To love: Homely yet stylish ambiance | Landmark: Old St Paul’s Church | Price starts from: $20~

YHA Wellington City

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This is an award-winning hostel that features 2 fully-equipped kitchens and dining areas, as well as a lounge room with a TV projection screen and FREE movie hire.

To love: Proximity to the beach | Landmark: Te Papa | Price starts from: $20~

Best Mid-Range Hotels in Wellington

Comfort Hotel Wellington

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Surrounded by funky cafes, lively bars, and restaurants, this is one of the hotels in Wellington that features classic architecture and well-placed amenities for a comfortable stay.

To love: Heated indoor pool | Landmark: Civic Square | Price starts from: $80~

ibis Wellington

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You can never go wrong with an ibis hotel. Located near the bustle of Lambton Quay, it has contemporary guest rooms and a casual dining venue that will be worth your while.

To love: Prime location | Landmark: Cable Car | Price starts from: $90~

Grand Mercure Wellington

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Nestled between scenic hills, this is one of the hotels in Wellington that offers elegant rooms and suites with lush extras such as Smart TVs, Bose sound system, and more.

To love: Indoor Pool | Landmark: Cuba Street | Price starts from: $90~

Copthorne Hotel Wellington Oriental Bay

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With its proximity to the beach and harbor, you’re sure to have a swell time in Copthorne — after all, all rooms have balcony access and panoramic views.

To love: Harbour views | Landmark: Te Papa | Price starts from: $90~

At Home Wellington

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One of the best hotels in Wellington that can be your home away from home. All apartments come with a balcony & kitchenette — great for big getaways!

To love: Apartment style rooms | Landmark: Te Papa | Price starts from: $100~

Best Luxury Hotels in Wellington

QT Museum Wellington

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Found at the city’s sparkling waterfront, this design hotel boasts a large collection of New Zealand art, elegant rooms and spacious suites to suit anyone’s fancy.

To love: Indoor Pool | Landmark: Te Papa | Price starts from: $115~

Sofitel Wellington

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As with most Sofitel hotels, you’re sure to get stylish accommodations and amenities— what’s more, this spot offers picturesque views of the city’s hillsides and Botanic Gardens!

To love: Proximity to Central Business District | Landmark: Cable Car | Price starts from: $130~

InterContinental Wellington

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One of the luxury hotels in Wellington that cover all the bases that you need for a lush staycation: from the rooms to the restaurants and up to the amenities.

To love: Pool | Landmark: Cable Car | Price starts from: $140~

Bolton Hotel Wellington

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A boutique hotel that is found within the city’s business district; hence, every city highlight is within reach. You’ll also love the views from rooms that offer panoramic cityscape views.

To love: Indoor pool | Landmark: Cable Car | Price starts from: $150~

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Best Hotels in Wellington, New Zealand: From Cheap to Luxury Accommodations and Places to Stay

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I hope this article helped save you the time and effort when looking for the best places to stay in Wellington.

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9 Comments

  1. Anna Makridi

    Interesting and informative post! Thanks for sharing!

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    • Aileen

      Glad you like it :)

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  2. Maria Garcia

    Next week I am planning to visit New Zealand and your blog helps me to find the best hotel there. Thanks for sharing it.

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    • Aileen

      I’m happy to hear that! Enjoy your trip!

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  3. gol

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    • Aileen

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  4. Rachel Biles

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    • Aileen

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  5. Juan Ovalle

    The Dwellington seems perfect for young travelers!

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