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    James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor

    147 The Terrace, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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    Apr 9 Apr 10
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    SAVE USD 7 USD 121*USD 114*View Deal
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    • Excellent27%
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    “lambton quay” (290 reviews)
    “great location” (330 reviews)
    “valet parking” (119 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    4.5 Star Hotel
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    All reviews lambton quay great location valet parking central location cable car bit dated easy access buffet breakfast business trip good size the club lounge pleasant stay great place to stay an upgrade would stay again per day lift bath motorway cbd
    Reviewed yesterday

    Had a fantastic stay here. Loved the number of food options available for vegetarians. The staff are very welcoming and friendly. Centrally located for all business and pleasure activities. Variety of eating options with the additional in-house spa & gym

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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    The James Cook Hotel is long established and lives up to its great reputation. Central location means you have a short walk to the Golden Mile shopping precinct and numerous conference facilities, government and businesses. Helpful staff and hotel has recently been renovated

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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Recently stayed here while we were up for the Twenty One Pilots concert (BRILLIANT!). Got ourselves in with one of those Wotif Mystery Hotel deals where you only find out where you're staying once you've booked and paid - we got the Intercontinental once! The...More

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Hotel is nice and close to the CBD. Nice friendly staff. Comfy bed, clean and tidy rooms. Bathroom left a little to be desired. Can hear doors opening and shutting in other rooms. I would stay here again but it is pretty pricey for what...More

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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Excellent Location, Awesome Views, Fantastic Room and facilities, just a quick ride in the lift to Wellington's Shops. You will receive friendly quality service. Regardless of how short or long your stay is you will enjoy your stay at The Grand Chancellor - Highly recommend...More

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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Traveller (157)
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    Dining (11)
    Bathroom (12)
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Peter M
    Does the hotel have car parking?
    28 December 2016|
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    Please define the available "laundry service." Is this a coin-operated on-site laundry or a service that picks up and delivers items to be laundered? Thank you.
    1 November 2016|
    Response from JamesCookHotel | Property representative |
    Thank you for your question. We offer a dry cleaning laundry service only, where your items are picked up and delivered, after being laundered. There are no coin-operated washing machines at the Hotel.
    Kurt A
    Hi, is there a pool and/or a water spa in this hotel?
    18 October 2016|
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    Response from JamesCookHotel | Property representative |
    Hi Kurt, Thanks for your message. There is no pool at the James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor. Our leisure facilities include a day spa and fitness room.
    Room Tips
    "Definitely go for a higher floor, ask for a view- our window overlooked the atrium/ entrance area (12th floor)"
    Petrinachai, 2 days agoRead review
    "Rooms in tHe wing across the high rise connecting walkway are recommended."
    Perry B, 9 days agoRead review
    "Make sure you have a street map of central Wellington so you don't get lost."
    harold783, 26 days agoRead review
    "nothing in particular"
    reichers59, 1 month agoRead review
    "Use the basement elevators to take you right out into the main CBD"
    stuartmJ2570AV, 1 month agoRead review
    "Don't get 1610, it is opposite the gym and noisy"
    tenby50, 1 month agoRead review
    "The shortcut elevator is easily missed at night just make sure you bypass the first elevator you will see it..."
    MassariJewels, 1 month agoRead review
    "Rooms in the newer high rise part of the hotel maybe best"
    Raystartraveller, 1 month agoRead review
    "A club room on the top floor is lovely but expensive - the club lounge which is part of the price is..."
    WaipukRolly, 1 month agoRead review
    "Not beneath the Gym!!!"
    Peagreen98, 2 months agoRead review
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