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Overview of James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor

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Guest reviews

4.2 / 5Very Good
3,145 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

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What's nearby

Popular LocationLambton Quay7 min walk
Popular LocationTSB Bank Arena8 min walk
Popular LocationFrank Kitts Park9 min walk
AirportWellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.)19 min drive

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Book online or call:

1-800-675-4318
  • Terrace Room

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

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

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 301 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • City Suite, 1 Bedroom, Business Lounge Access, City View

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 646 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Premium Room

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

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

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 645 sq ft
    • Sleeps 5
    • 2 Double Beds
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  • Executive Double Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

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

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 301 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
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  • Club Studio Suite, Harbor View

    Room amenities

    • 646 sq ft
    • Harbor view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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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

  • Lambton Quay - 7 min walk
  • TSB Bank Arena - 8 min walk
  • Frank Kitts Park - 9 min walk
  • Wellington Waterfront - 9 min walk
  • Carter Observatory - 13 min walk

Getting around

  • Wellington Station - 10 min walk
  • Wellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.) - 19 min drive

Restaurants

  • Whitbys Restaurant – Restaurant with a bar. Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily.
  • Sojourn Cafe and Bar – Café with a bar. Serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare on select days.

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 valet parking. All 268 rooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, LCD TVs with satellite channels, and comforts like premium bedding and pillow menus. Guests will also find 24-hour room service, refrigerators, and minibars.
James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor offers 268 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and complimentary weekday newspapers. Beds feature premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 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.

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
Covered valet 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 9-20 for adults and NZD 9-20 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

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

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Smoke-free property
TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning
Blackout drapes/curtains
Heating
Linens
Pillow menu
Premium bedding

Bathroom

Free toiletries
Hair dryer
Shampoo
Soap
Toilet paper
Towels

Entertainment

LCD TV
Satellite channels

Food and drink

Minibar
Refrigerator

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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
The property is renovating its guestrooms until December 2020 (completion date subject to change).

Renovations and closures

The property will be renovating from 01 November 2018 to 31 March 2021 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Select guestrooms
The property will be renovating from 01 November 2018 to 31 March 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

American Express
Diners Club
JCB International
Mastercard
Visa

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 20 for adults, NZD 9 and NZD 20 for children (approximately)
  • Covered self parking fee: NZD 30.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Covered valet 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.
  • 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

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.
Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

Property is also known as

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Guest reviews

4.2
Very Good
5 - Excellent
1,277
4 - Good
1,369
3 - Okay
373
2 - Mediocre
89
1 - Poor
37
4.4
Cleanliness
4.3
Service and Staff
4.0
Amenities
3.9
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Good location Staff were excellent ..............................................

Stayed 1 night in May 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Excellent customer service, will stay here again., the hotel staff were very welcoming. Restaurant food excellent. All up a memorable stay

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Great foyer with it easy to get food and beverage whether that be breakfast in the morning or a snack at night. Concierge service was outstanding

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

3/5

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

    This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020