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This property is a 10-minute walk from the beach. The 19th-century The Cambridge Hotel offers accommodations in the heart of Wellington’s city center, just 3 minutes’ walk from the Courtenay Place entertainment district. It features a bar and restaurant. Free WiFi is available.

The Cambridge Wellington is located only 10 minutes’ walk from the renowned Te Papa Tongarewa Museum. The beautiful Oriental Bay Beach is a 15-minute walk away.

The Cambridge offers a range of accommodations options, including mixed dormitory rooms and private guestrooms with private bathrooms. Most rooms come with satellite TV, a refrigerator and tea and coffee making facilities.

Facilities at The The Cambridge Hotel include a communal kitchen and a guest lounge with a large plasma-screen TV. The front desk is manned from 8 am - 9 pm and can arrange laundry services and luggage storage.

The Bistro serves a range of New Zealand favorites for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The bar is the perfect place to enjoy a glass of local beer with friends.

This is our guests' favorite part of Wellington, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

The Cambridge Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Mar 3, 2011

ATM: Need cash? This property has an ATM on site.

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Wellington, this property has an excellent location score of 9.0!

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Triple Room with Private Bathroom
  • 1 twin bed and
  • 1 king bed
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  • 3 twin beds
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Max adults: 4. Max children: 2
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  • 2 bunk beds
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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Embassy Theatre
    0.1 miles
  • Te Papa
    0.3 miles
  • National War Memorial
    0.4 miles
  • Basin Reserve Cricket Ground
    0.4 miles
  • Clyde Quay Wharf
    0.4 miles
  • Civic Square
    0.5 miles
  • City Gallery Wellington
    0.5 miles
  • Department of Conservation
    0.5 miles
  • Frank Kitts Park
    0.6 miles
  • Nairn Street Cottage
    0.7 miles
Top attractions
  • Museum of Wellington City and Sea
    0.7 miles
  • Wellington Cable Car
    0.9 miles
  • Old Government Buildings
    1.2 miles
  • Beehive Parliament Building
    1.2 miles
  • Parliament Buildings
    1.2 miles
  • Wellington Botanical Gardens
    1.3 miles
  • Westpac Stadium
    1.6 miles
  • ZEALANDIA Ecosanctuary
    1.6 miles
  • Wellington Zoo
    1.7 miles
  • Ataturk Memorial
    3.8 miles
Closest Airports
  • Wellington Airport
    2.8 miles
  • Kapiti Coast Airport
    29.2 miles
  • Marlborough Airport
    49.8 miles
How to get to The Cambridge Hotel from Wellington Airport
    Taxi
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Amenities of The Cambridge Hotel
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Darts Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules The Cambridge Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

1:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of NZD 100 is required on arrival. That's about 62.59USD. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full, in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Free
Adult (18+ years)
Extra bed by request
NZD 20 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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The fine print

Please note that the Cambridge Hotel Bar and Cambridge Terrace are very busy and noisy from 21:00 until 03:00 on Friday and Saturday nights. You may experience noise disturbances from the bar and from the street during this time.

Please note that there is a 1.8% charge when you pay with a credit card.

Please note this property can only accommodate guests over 18 years of age due to the onsite bar.

Please note if you require a different bedding configuration, this request must be submitted at least 24 hours in advance using the Special Request box or property contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Please note that the actual layout, furnishings and condition of your room may differ from the photos. All other amenities listed will be available.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

A damage deposit of NZD 100 is required on arrival. That's about 62.59USD. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full, in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about The Cambridge Hotel

  • The Cambridge Hotel is 2,950 feet from the center of Wellington.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Cambridge Hotel by:

    • Taxi 15min

  • Check-in at The Cambridge Hotel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • The Cambridge Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Darts
    • Happy hour
    • Live sports events (broadcast)

  • The prices at The Cambridge Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The nearest beach is 2,600 feet from The Cambridge Hotel.