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Distinction Wellington, Century City Hotel

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Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Just going to add my 2 cents worth as I was with "No distinction at all" The rooms are well appointed with nice décor and the beds are very comfortable and I like that they don't have those awful quilted bedspreads just a white striped sheet that gets laundered between guests. The room has a heater and a fan for...

Thank Glenda B
Tony A, Manager at Distinction Wellington, Century City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Glenda Thank you for your review. Sorry to hear that people in the public car park next door disturbed you during your stay. There shouldn't be any loitering in the car park and I will bring this up with my team to keep an eye on. Kind regards Tony Hotel Manager

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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Did what we kiwis seldom do - complained and asked for replacement room. Eventually after two giants to reception and sitting around packed to leave for 40 minutes, and with little grace or enthusiasm the night desk operator moved us from 109 to 509 but it was barely worth it These rooms back onto the car park and all have...

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Tony A, Manager at Distinction Wellington, Century City Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for you feedback on your stay. I do apologize that you were disturbed by noise during your stay. I have discussed your comments with our team to ensure that any problems are dealt with in a timely manner. Thank you for bringing this to my attention we have addressed your comments with all our team. Kind regards Tony...

Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed there as a group of family and stayed in one of the penthouse suites. It was just stunning, the views across the city were amazing, the open plan living area and kitchen were perfect and there was so much space in the 3 huge bedrooms. Bathrooms were immaculate and the heated floors were so great first thing in...

Thank Jessica M
Tony A, Manager at Distinction Wellington, Century City Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. It is great to see you enjoyed your stay. See you again soon. Regards Tony Hotel Manager

Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights, the room was comfortable and warm. We wanted to use the pool but it looked dirty, it was cold so there was no way I would allow my child to go in there. We told the guy in reception he was clueless to the problem but al least he apologized.

Thank Ana Belen O
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

The Distinction Hotel i can imagine was once very luxurious. The rooms are all a generous size with quality fittings and appliances. However time has not been kind to the place. As they have aged their design choices have in some cases become eyesore or the materials havnt weathered the test of time. The carpets are all very worn and...

Thank Simon C
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Three Colleagues and I stayed here in June. My room was the smaller of the rooms, which in no way detracted from being a nice place to stay. All three spoke well of it. The room I had was a one bedroom with Kitchen. I personally really liked it. It was stylish in my eyes with the components within the...

Thank TamanMcK
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Stayed here for a week for work. Check in was a breeze. Very clean, modern. Friendly staff. I could easily live in these apartments. Full kitchen, dish drawer, full size fridge/freezer. Washer/dryer. Each room has a balcony. Really comfortable bed. Car parks available and close to some really great restaurants. My only complaint is that the carpet needs replacing but...

Thank DaveBevin
Timaru, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 July 2016

The hotel is lovely - clean, spacious and has a well-equipped kitchen but the street noise really spoilt my three-night stay. I was on the Tory St side and of the building and the boy racers were having a ball then at 5 o'clock in the morning the street cleaners started and the glass and rubbish collection. I was on...

1Thank Cara G
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

I know The Distinction is capable of better... Unbeknownst to us our trip, to see a show, coincided with a sports event (because we had booked in advance and are not sports fenatics), hence the room rate had escalated significantly! Couple this with a sports reveller deciding to play a prank by operating the fire alarm early on our second...

Thank Neville W
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 17 June 2016

I only needed somewhere to stay before an early flight the following morning. Unfortunately I didn't get a chance to take advantage of the hotel facilities but you couldn't get any more central and not overly noisy. The rooms were spacious and included everything you'd expect. Very expensive so for a short stay not exactly a week long holiday destination....

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Tony A, Manager at Distinction Wellington, Century City Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments it is great to hear you enjoyed your stay. Our rooms are apartment style so have full facilities including laundry and kitchen. Our studio rooms are more economically prices and great for short stays. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards Tony Hotel Manager

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Distinction Wellington Century City Hotel provides the ideal Wellington accommodation base for business or leisure, in a vibrant location in the heart of all the action. On the doorstep of key Wellington attractions including Te Papa Museum, Distinction Wellington Century City Hotel's 89 guest rooms range from impeccably designed studios, to luxurious penthouse suites. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Distinction Wellington, Century City Hotel

Address: 70 Tory Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand (Formerly Grand Mercure Wellington Century City Apartments)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range: $151 - $890 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Distinction Wellington, Century City Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 89
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Also Known As:
Grand Mercure Wellington Century City Apartments Hotel Wellington
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#16 Luxury Hotel in Wellington
#20 Business Hotel in Wellington
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“Ask for a room at the back.”
 of 5 bubbles MikePatx, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Request a higher floor if the room faces Tory Street.”
 of 5 bubbles shawncY8399PQ, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors I would say is recommended, because it will give you a nice view of the city.”
 of 5 bubbles Bulaiwit91822, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Outside rooms have a view of other buildings and could be noisy, internal rooms a little quieter”
 of 5 bubbles lazzak, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you get thr room you booked and paid for”
 of 5 bubbles Jungceylon, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
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