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The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Hotel is near to the ferry terminal. Hotel room small and nice but improvement can be done to cleanliness as the shower head and soap dish not clean properly. Breakfast is nice and suitable continental type.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very nice and clean rooms and staff is good, both the breakfast and dinner was good in the restaurant. The hotel is located little bit from city center but a good 10 min walk fix that. This is a hotel i would come back to.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was good but we couldn't get over how small the meals were. We came for a 2course meal both extremely small. My partner left after eating dinner here wanting to go to McDonald's so after spending over $100 for a 2 course dinner he walked away still hungry

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Rarangi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very close to the Railway station and Lambton Quay.Room had been updated and well appointed given a good night sleep.The restaurant is very popular with in house guests and locals and a reservation is recommended for the evening meal.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for a week, the room was small but clean, breakfast in the morning wasn't bad but I enjoyed getting my breakfast around the corner at the café. It was nice having the bar in the hotel on the rainy/ windy nights because there is not much nightlife near by, but over not bad just small. I would...

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is a couple of minutes walk from the train station- turn right and go up the hill. It's pretty basic inside but does the job. If looking for somewhere to eat, go to the Indian which is across the motorway (turn left outside the hotel, the motorway is in front of you, and turn left again. About a...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We repeated a stay at this location in Wellington. The Thorndon is currently under going repairs and renovation. Ensure you have a conversation with reception about the best choice of room for you. Ask for renovated rooms above the 2nd floor. The Thorndon have a restaurant which provided us with a scrumptious meal. The $20 mid week special was particularly...

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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just stayed here overnight before crossing to South Island. Easy to find from motorway and good welcome. Car parking 15dollars. Free WiFi. Rooms are fairly basic but it's all there and clean. The real surprise was the restaurant. We had been travelling all day,tired,raining,didn't want to go out. So tried hotel restaurant which usually are fairly average. We had fillet...

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wellingtonhotels, General Manager at The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges, responded to this review

Dear Martyjd49, Thank you for your feedback. Great to hear that you enjoyed the restaurant. hope to see you on your next visit to Wellington! Regards Jeff

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Thorndon for a night, looking for a place that had a relaxing and warm atmosphere. That was the feeling we had, until we went down to the restaurant for something to eat at tea time. We ordered the cheese platter (available) and chicken sliders (which were not available - along with a couple of other items...

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wellingtonhotels, General Manager at The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges, responded to this review

Dear Miriam H, Thank for the extensive feedback provided and apologies that our service could have been at a higher level. I will certainly discuss your feedback with the team as there are plenty of areas to improve on. Regards Jeff

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Thornten Hotel staff have created such a relaxing atmosphere, always helpful and always with a smile. After a long day, Lisa will serve you a cold drink in the bar ... arrange your evening meal and all you need to do is relax. The hotel is well situated outside main traffic areas with easy access in and out of town...

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wellingtonhotels, General Manager at The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges, responded to this review

Hi Wayne, Fantastic to hear that you enjoyed your stay. It's great to have you as a regular at the hotel. Take care and see you again soon! Regards Jeff

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The recently upgraded Thorndon Hotel Wellington - by Rydges is located on the doorstep to the CBD and on the edge of the Government and Corporate precincts of Thorndon. The hotel is the closest hotel to Westpac Stadium providing the best location for all your sporting, concerts and major events. The hotel offers FREE WiFi throughout the building. The Thorndon Hotel Wellington - by Rydges prides itself in providing excellent facilities and all rooms are light, comfortable and fresh. With the back drop of Wellington's famous beautiful hills choose between panoramic views of the Harbour, City Skyline or overlook New Zealand's oldest and historic suburb Thorndon. The Hotel is perfect for both the business, conference and leisure traveler. When staying at The Thorndon Hotel Wellington - by Rydges, the CBD, Lambton Key, bus, train and ferry terminals, Parliament Buildings, Government offices and Botanical Gardens are all on your doorstep. Nothing is better than being accommodated by a hotel which has everything at its feet. Guests of The Thorndon Hotel Wellington - by Rydges can also enjoy complimentary access to city fitness and competitive pricing for off street car parking. Try our tantalising menu in Glasshouse Restaurant or relax and unwind in Glasshouse Bar. With contemporary cuisine and a beautiful setting overlooking established gardens Glasshouse Restaurant & Bar is perfect for all your dining occasions. Open for Breakfast and Dinner 7 days a week why go anywhere else? Additionally our conference rooms have natural light, air-conditioning, sound proof interconnecting doors and can seat 2 - 150 people. The Thorndon Hotel Wellington - by Rydges is a 3 Star Plus Qualmark Rated Hotel and has an Enviro-Silver rating. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges

Address: 24 Hawkestone St | Thorndon, Wellington 6011, New Zealand (Formerly Kingsgate Hotel Wellington)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range: $98 - $271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges 3.5*
Number of rooms: 108
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“Top floor rooms for view of city.”
  • Iron & board and cupboard + hot water jug with tea and coffee
  • Comfortable double bed
  • Shower and toilet
  • Clean bathroom sink with toiletries
  • View to adjacent area
  • TV, desk and bathroom
700evann, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are comfortable regardless of your price range.”
laps1962, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Avoid this property”
P3789QTjeffw, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“probably the higher up the better. Maybe enquire is some of the rooms have been refurbished as I think some may have been”
990vivienm, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“They can cater to your needs. The rooms are quiet and clean.”
JonTelamar, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
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