4.4 out of 5

"Handy to Dunbar sloanes and Dillingers for breakfast " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 28 Jul 2018

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Hotel Description

The Wellesley Boutique Hotel places you steps from Wellington Central Business District and within a short 5-minute stroll of Old Government Buildings. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant and in-room free WiFi.

LED TVs with digital channels are featured in all 13 rooms, and you can enjoy DVD players, separate bathtubs and showers and coffee/tea makers. Fridges and room service make in-room dining easy, and minibars provide refreshments. Hairdryers, phones and irons/ironing boards are also available.

The restaurant, 1815, is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, dry cleaning/laundry services and free newspapers in the lobby. Each morning cooked-to-order breakfast is served between 7:00 AM and 11:30 AM.

Attractions within a 10-minute walk of this 3.5-star Wellington hotel include Wellington Waterfront and Beehive.

Classic Single Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$109 per night

Executive Double Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Double Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Classic Double Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

The Wellesley Boutique Hotel ratings based on 222 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.4 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Wellesley Boutique Hotel

Everyone (148) Couples (61) Business (2) Family (7)
5 out of 5
An old building lovingly restored. Clean and quiet. Central location.

Posted by on 12 May 2019

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5 out of 5
Loved the vintage character of this amazing building. Fantastic central spot

Posted by on 27 Apr. 2019

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5 out of 5
A unique Hotel that almost takes you back in time. Original Nostalgic Charm. Staff were very friendly, welcoming and helpful. Will definitely stay again and recommend for those who would love to take a step back in time with all the modern day necessities.

Posted by on 25 Apr. 2019

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2 out of 5
Property contains 1940s infrastructure and furnishings.

Posted by on 24 Feb. 2019

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2 out of 5
I didn't know the elevator would not work early in the morning - Had tp check out before 6: 30 - check out OK but but no elevator

Posted by on 23 Feb. 2019

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4 out of 5
Great location to CBD. Hotel clean and tidy and staff very friendly. Would definitely stay here again.

Posted by on 21 Feb. 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 17 Feb. 2019

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4 out of 5
Nice hotel with a lot of charm. I arrived late and late check-in and finding my room key was very easy.

Posted by on 15 Jan. 2019

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4 out of 5
Brilliant location for getting to meetings and events in the central city. Lovely building.

Posted by , from Christchurch on 7 Nov. 2018

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 22 Oct. 2018

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About the The Wellesley Boutique Hotel

Location 2-8 Maginnity Street, Wellington, 6011

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. WiFi is free in public spaces. The business-friendly The Wellesley Boutique Hotel also features multilingual staff, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. This 3.5-star Wellington hotel is smoke free.

  • 13 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • Dining venue
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Wedding services available
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator
  • DVD player


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Offsite parking discounted rates available


  • Airport: Wellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.) (9.8 km / 6.1 mi)
  • Train station: Wellington Station (0.4 km / 0.3 mi)
  • Parking:

Room Amenities

The Wellesley Boutique Hotel offers 13 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with DVD players and minibars. LED televisions come with digital channels. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower and a hairdryer. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LED television
  • Digital channels
  • DVD player
  • Fridge
  • Coffee maker
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 11:30 AM.

1815 – This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 7 PM

Special check-in instructions:

There is no front desk at this property. If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have a front desk. Guests arriving after 7 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.


  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for NZD 25 per night.


  • No pets allowed


Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Parking height restrictions apply


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: NZD 20 per person (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 25 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Wellesley Boutique Hotel Wellington
  • Wellesley Boutique Hotel
  • Wellesley Boutique Wellington
  • Wellesley Boutique

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.