Book your room at James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor
Double Room (Lambton)Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)
Twin Room (Lambton)Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)
Club Room, 1 King BedMax Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)
Suite, 1 BedroomMax Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)
Terrace RoomMax Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 2 infants)
Premium RoomMax Occupancy: 2 guests
Mystery - Run Of HouseMax Occupancy: 2 guests
4.5-star luxury hotel in Wellington near Wellington Cable Car
A luxury stay in the heart of Wellington awaits you at James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor. Within just a 10-minute stroll, you'll find popular attractions like Wellington Cable Car, Beehive, and Old Government Buildings. Highlights at this Wellington hotel include 2 restaurants, a full-service spa, and a bar/lounge.
You can enjoy LCD TVs with satellite channels, and all 268 rooms feature WiFi, wired Internet, and in-room childcare. Minibars provide refreshments, and in-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators and round-the-clock room service. Additionally, coffee/tea makers, free newspapers, and in-room massages are available.
A day of pampering at Ella Bache can include hot stone massages, body wraps, and body scrubs along with Ayurvedic treatments and mani/pedis. The restaurant, Whitbys Restaurant, is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Sojourn Cafe and Bar is the hotel's own bar, serving drinks along with breakfast and lunch. 8 meeting rooms, a conference center, and a 24-hour business center are among the business amenities offered. Plus you'll find a fitness center, WiFi in public areas, and wired Internet in public areas. Each morning breakfast is available between 6:30 AM and 10 AM. There's also the convenience of valet parking.
Attractions within a 15-minute walk of this 4.5-star hotel include Civic Square and St Paul's Cathedral.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor features a full-service spa and a fitness center. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge.
This 4.5-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities include a conference center and conference space. This luxury hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, coffee/tea in the lobby, and concierge services. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).
James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor is a smoke-free property.
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Conference space
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Total number of rooms - 268
- 24-hour front desk
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Concierge services
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Fitness facilities
- Full-service spa
- Tours/ticket assistance
- WiFi (surcharge)
- Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge
- Computer station
- Number of floors - 14
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Meeting rooms
- Luggage storage
- Long-term parking (surcharge)
- Conference center
- Number of restaurants - 2
- Number of meeting rooms - 8
- Coffee/tea in lobby
- Television in lobby
- Wedding services
- Free newspapers in lobby
- 24-hour business center
- Year Built 1972
- Smoke-free property
- Number of buildings/towers - 2
- Free use of nearby fitness center
Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( 10 NZD per 24-hour period ), Wired internet access ( 10 NZD per 24-hour period )
Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( 10 NZD per 24-hour period ), Wired high-speed internet ( 10 NZD per 24-hour period )
Long-term parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)
- Air conditioning
- Pay movies
- Private bathroom
- Free newspaper
- Coffee/tea maker
- Daily housekeeping
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Shower/tub combination
- Satellite TV service
- Iron/ironing board
- WiFi (surcharge)
- Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
- Dial-up Internet access (surcharge)
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- In-room massage available
- Free cribs/infant beds
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Room service (24 hours)
- LCD TV
Where to Eat
Breakfast is available for a surcharge and served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10 AM.
Whitbys Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.
Sojourn Cafe and Bar - This café serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.
24-hour room service is available.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Kayaking nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Mountain biking nearby
- Scooter/moped rentals nearby
- Golfing nearby
- Ecotours nearby
- Golf lessons available nearby
Ella Bache has 3 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include hot stone massages, massages, facials, and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including Ayurvedic.
- Hot stone massage
- Number of treatment rooms 3
- Couples treatment rooms
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Ayurvedic treatments
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessible path of travel
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- Accessible parking
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-out time is 11 AM
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
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.
- Breakfast fee: NZD 31 per person (approximately)
- Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD 10 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
- Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): NZD 10 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
- Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: NZD 10 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
- Fee for high-speed Internet (wired) in public areas: NZD 10 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
- Valet parking fee: NZD 29 per night (in/out privileges)
- Rollaway bed fee: NZD 50 per night
- Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
We should mention
Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
Awards & Affiliations
Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®
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.