James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor
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In the heart of Wellington, James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor is within a 5-minute drive of St Paul's Cathedral and Botanic Gardens. This 4.5-star hotel is 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Old St Paul's and 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Carter Observatory.Rooms
Make yourself at home in one of the 268 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and minibars. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, and LCD televisions with satellite programming provide entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as desks and complimentary weekday newspapers.Amenities
Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).Dining
Grab a bite at Whitbys Restaurant, one of the hotel's 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/café. Need to unwind? Take a break with a tasty beverage at one of the 2 bars/lounges. Buffet breakfasts are served on weekdays from 6:30 AM to 10 AM and on weekends from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM for a fee.Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a computer station, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services.Attractions
Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.
Wellington Cable Car (Lambton Quay Station) - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
New Zealand Parliament Buildings - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Beehive - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Central Library - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Old Government Buildings - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Wellington Town Hall - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Parliament House - 1 km / 0.6 mi
National Library - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Victoria University of Wellington - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
St Paul's Cathedral - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Lambton Quay - 1.2 km / 0.8 mi
Archives New Zealand - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Ascot Street - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Michael Fowler Centre - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
City Gallery Wellington - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
The nearest airports are:
Wellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.) - 8.2 km / 5.1 mi
Paraparaumu (PPQ) - 52.1 km / 32.4 mi
The preferred airport for James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor is Wellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.).
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property. A credit card imprint is required at check-in. If a valid credit card cannot be produced, a $100 NZD cash bond must be paid at check-in.
The property is renovating its guestrooms until December 2020 (completion date subject to change). For more details, please contact the property using the number provided on the booking confirmation email.
Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.
Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Hotel property is rated 4 star plus and is displayed on this page as 4.5 stars. Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®
Know Before You Go
- Reservations are required for spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
- Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
- The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
- Fee for buffet breakfast: NZD 32 for adults and NZD 16 for children (approximately)
- Valet parking fee: NZD 30.00 per night (in/out privileges)
- Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
Renovations and Closures
The property will be renovating from 01 November 2018 to 31 December 2020 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
- Select guestrooms
- Dining venue
- One of the dining venues
- -In-room accessibility
- -Roll-in shower
- -Accessible bathroom
- -Free WiFi
- -Wedding services
- -Smoke-free property
- -Dry cleaning/laundry service
- -24-hour front desk
- -Safe-deposit box at front desk
- -Breakfast available (surcharge)
- -Conference space
- -Concierge services
- -Long-term parking (surcharge)
- -Fitness facilities
- -Free newspapers in lobby
- -Television in common areas
- -Coffee/tea in common areas
- -Computer station
- -Spa treatment room(s)
- -Coffee shop or café
- -Conference center
- -Free use of nearby fitness center
- -Tours/ticket assistance
- -Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- -Full-service spa
- -Spa services on site
- -Number of bars/lounges - 2
- -Number of restaurants - 2
- -Number of buildings/towers - 2
- -Number of floors - 14
- -Year Built - 1972
- -Total number of rooms - 268
- -Luggage storage
- -Valet parking (surcharge)
- -Meeting rooms