The Wellesley

The Wellesley
2/8 Maginnity Street
Wellington, NZ

Rating: Deluxe Hotel located in Downtown Wellington, New Zealand.
The Wellesley is superbly located in the heart of Wellington's Central Business District, only a few steps from Parliament and shopping's "golden mile", Lambton Quay. The charm and elegance of The Wellesley's splendid interior with its fine art and furniture collection gracing five stories, is a unique setting for elegant dining, luxury accommodation, functions, conferences and extensive recreation facilities. The Wellesley is a magnificently restored heritage building. Designed by William Gray Young in 1927 this masterpiece was awarded a gold medal for architecture. It is regarded as Wellington's finest example of neo-Georgian architecture.

Room Information

Deluxe Guest Room
Our luxury suites each have their individual character, but their size and decor reflect the opulent nature of the building. All have en-suite bathrooms of significant size. Like the executive suites the furnishings are in neo-Georgian style, while incorporating all the modern creature comforts to someone's stay relaxing and enjoyable. Living and sleeping areas are not separate. Also includes 1 king bed, non-smoking, Harbor view(limited suites available), coffeemaker, hairdryer, iron/ board, cable TV, desk, sofa, tea making facilities, mini bar, phone, modem jack/data port and bath robe.
Executive Guest Room
The Wellesley
Executive Guest Room with 1 Queen Bed, Harbor or Marina View, each room has its own distinctive character and has been fully renovated to combine modern comforts while staying in keeping with the neo-Georgian architecture of the heritage building. All have en-suite bathrooms of large size. The living area is not separate to the sleeping area. Also includes mini bar, coffeemaker, iron/board, hairdryer, sofa, desk, cable TV, desk, internet access in room, phone, modem jack/data port, and bath robe.


Wellington Int'l Airport *WLG*: NE
WELLINGTON INT'L AIRPORT - From the airport, follow the exit signs to Wellington City. This is State Highway One. At the corner of Buckle and Taranaki Streets, turn right and follow this road for Approximately 200 meters in a northerly direction. Turn left into Jervois Quay. Follow Jervois Quay north for approximately 2 kilometers and then turn left into Ballance St. The Wellesley is located on the left hand side of Balance St.


On-Site Dining
* The Wellesley - open 7am-9pm; casual; Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Off-Site Dining
* Mr Bun - open 7am-9pm; 0.1 km south; casual; breakfast/lunch/dinner * Cafe Paris - open 6:30am-9:30pm; 0.2 km east; casual/semi-formal; breakfast/lunch/dinner * Cafe Astoria - open 6am-10pm; 0.15 km south; casual; breakfast/lunch/dinner * The Woodward - open 11:30am-11pm; 0.2 km east; formal; lunch/dinner

Area Attractions

* Downtown/Wellington - 0 km * Parliament - 0.5 km southwest * The Terrace - 0.1 km west * Lambton Quay - 0.1 km west * Wellington Harbor - 0.1 km east * Port Of Wellington - 2 km south * The Lynx Fast Ferry - 0.1 km east * The Interislander - 2 km north * Mobil On The Park - 0.1 km north * Midland Park - 0.1 km north * Embassies - 0.2 km west * Wellington Railway Station - 0.1 km south * Wellington Bus Terminal - 0.1 km south * Westpac Stadium - 0.1 km south


On-Site Recreation
* Sauna * Bar * Live Entertainment * Lounge * Cardiovascular Equipment * Exercise Gym * Game Room * Health Club * Weight Equipment

Meeting Facilities

Meeting Facilities
3 meeting rooms available for use, with an overall capacity of 160 persons. * Audio Visual Equipment * Blackboard * Conference Facilities * Copy Service * Executive Desk * Fax Services * Internet Access In Rooms * Meeting Facilities * Overhead Projector * PC/Printer Available * Secretarial Service * Video Conferencing * Air Conditioned meeting rooms * Electricity Converter/Adapter; Electricity Current - 240AC

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  • AM/FM Alarm Clock
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Coffee Maker in Room
  • Concierge
  • Hairdryers Available
  • Modem Lines in Room
  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities
  • No Smoking Rooms/Facilities
  • Pool
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Fitness Center or Spa
  • Television with Cable
  • Laundry/Valet Services

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