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James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor

147 The Terrace, Wellington

+64 4499 9500

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based on 4,694 reviews

About James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor, Wellington

Value for money

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor is located amongst Wellington's attractions and landmarks, just a brief stroll from Lambton Quay Cable Car Station. It offers 4.5-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms. This modern hotel provides facial treatments, body treatments and an executive floor. Guests have access to express check-in/check-out, around the clock reception and a meeting room. Rooms feature an alarm clock, a flat-screen TV and a mini bar. All offer ironing facilities, a desk and a bathtub. Guests staying at James Cook Hotel can sit down to a unique dining experience at the in-house restaurant, conveniently based for those who want to stay close by for a meal. In the evening, guests can relax in the comfortable lounge bar. Guests can also try one of the various bars and cafés in the area. The area surrounding James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor is popular for its shopping. It is within a 20-minute stroll of Wellington Railway Station, which allows convenient access in and around Wellington.

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Standard Rooms - Mountain view


$179 totalExpedia
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Executive Rooms - Garden view


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Double Rooms - City view


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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Coffee shop
  • Valet parking
  • Business center

Services and conveniences

  • Business center
  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Conference rooms
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Fruits
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee shop
  • Minibar
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Dining area
  • Dining table


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner


  • Window
  • Executive lounge access
  • Family rooms
  • Newspapers
  • Storage available
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Bridal suite
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • City view

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Physical distancing rules
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit
  • Safe

Accessibility and suitability

  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Pets not allowed
  • Designated smoking area
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Accessible parking
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator


  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Radio
  • TV
  • Smartphone dock


  • Feather pillow
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Ironing service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Kids meals
  • Children's television networks

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Valet parking


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk


  • Spa
  • Massage


  • Fitness center

Places of interest near James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor

Attractions in Wellington, New Zealand curated by momondo

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor location: 147 The Terrace, Wellington

Restaurants and Cafés

Steps Restaurant0.1 mi
The Lobby Lounge - InterContinental Wellington0.1 mi
Two Grey0.1 mi
Guest Centre - AU Ops 10.1 mi

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor Reviews

GreatBased on 4694 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Friendly helpful staff and excellent location. (in 331 reviews)
  • Very attentive and helpful staff. (in 283 reviews)
  • Lovely staff and great room! (in 245 reviews)
Cons -
  • Room was old & tired. (in 145 reviews)
  • Lousy shower with miserable pressure. (in 69 reviews)
  • But that's not the Hotel fault. (in 65 reviews)

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James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • In Wellington, 4 star hotels have average nightly rates of $130. James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor is $42 cheaper than the city average at just $88/night.

  • If there is no traffic, the 3.5 mi drive between Wellington and James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor should only take about 10min. If your hotel is in a more metropolitan area, you may see the driving time increase due to traffic.

  • If you intend on renting a car to travel from Wellington to the hotel, you will have peace of mind knowing that James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor offers parking on site. Car rentals in the area typically go for $13/day for a base model rental. Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor. The nearest airport to the hotel is Wellington.

  • There is a restaurant at James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor that can be used by visitors of the hotel. You can sit down or take food to go. Call the front desk at +64 4499 9500 for kitchen hours. Guests staying at James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor are welcomed by hotel staff to order room service directly from the kitchen to their room.

  • At this time, our data shows that there is no on-site pool at James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor. However, hotels can make changes that can significantly change the venue. For the most accurate answer, it would be best to call the hotel directly at +64 4499 9500.

  • The city center nearest to James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor is Wellington, which is 0.2 mi away from the hotel’s front door. There, you can find Wellington Museum, which is a popular sight in the area.

  • For assistance from an employee at James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor please call +64 4499 9500.

  • Yes, James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • There is a hotel gym accessible to guests staying at James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor. Most hotel gyms are not 24-hours, so be sure to ask the front desk for gym hours and availability.

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