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James Cook Hotel is located in the heart of Wellington, just 1,650 feet from Lambton Harbor. It features a fitness center and a restaurant with harbor views.

James Cook Wellington is just 15 minutes’ walk from both Cuba Street and Courtenay Place. Wellington International Airport is a 20-minute drive away. The hotel offers direct elevator access to Lambton Quay.

Enjoy the full refurbishment when you stay in the Executive King or Twin Rooms. All air-conditioned rooms come with private bathrooms and work desks. Each room includes free WiFi, cable TV, a refrigerator and tea and coffee making facilities. Some rooms feature city or harbor views.

Facilities at the James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor include a 24-hour front desk and a business center. Hotel guests have access to Les Mills fitness center on Lambton Quay.

The 17th-floor Whitby’s Restaurant and Bar offers buffet or à la carte dining stunning harbor views. Sojourn Café features a contemporary à la carte menu. A pianist plays live in Whitby’s & Sojourn several days a week.

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.

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Nov 24, 2009

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Wellington, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.3

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, American, Buffet

Parking available at the hotel

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Wellington Cable Car
    0 miles
  • New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
    0.1 miles
  • Antrim House
    0.2 miles
  • Museum of Wellington City and Sea
    0.2 miles
  • New Zealand Ministry of Social Development
    0.2 miles
  • Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment
    0.3 miles
  • Kelburn Park
    0.3 miles
  • Frank Kitts Park
    0.3 miles
  • Wellington District Court
    0.3 miles
  • City Gallery Wellington
    0.3 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Boulcott Street Bistro
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant Charley Noble Eatery & Bar
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Crab Shack
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant Shed 5 Restaurant
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Beehive Parliament Building
    0.4 miles
  • Wellington Botanical Gardens
    0.5 miles
  • Parliament Buildings
    0.5 miles
  • Old Government Buildings
    0.5 miles
  • Te Papa
    0.6 miles
  • National War Memorial
    1 miles
  • Westpac Stadium
    1 miles
  • ZEALANDIA Ecosanctuary
    1.1 miles
  • Wellington Zoo
    2.5 miles
  • Ataturk Memorial
    4.6 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea Wellington Harbour
    0.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Wellington Airport
    3.6 miles
  • Kapiti Coast Airport
    28.7 miles
  • Marlborough Airport
    49.6 miles
How to get to James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor from Wellington Airport
    Taxi
    Public transportation
    Parking available
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Whitbys Restaurant

    Food: International

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, High tea, Cocktail hour

Amenities of James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor
Activities
  • Live music/Performance
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs NZD 30 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
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House rules James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM

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

Check-out

Until 11:00 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 63.00USD. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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
Extra bed by request
NZD 50 per child, per night
3+ years
Extra bed by request
NZD 50 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.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

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

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Eftpos JCB American Express Debit card James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that there is a 1.64% charge when you pay with a Visa, Mastercard or JCB credit card or prepayment with debit card.
Please note that there is a 3.35% charge when you pay with an American Express credit card or prepayment with debit card.

Please note that James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor requires a credit card imprint or a NZD $100 per night cash/credit card deposit upon check in to cover any incidental charges. If using a debit card or cash, the total cost of the reservation is payable upon check in, plus the bond.

Please note that nonrefundable reservations will be charged at the time of booking.

In order to provide our usual level of service plus an assurance of full protection to our guests, the James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor will follow the My Vaccine Pass requirements for all guests aged 12 years and over from 3rd December 2021.

This means:
- Every guest entering the hotel must present their 'My Vaccine Pass'
- The property staff will be using the NZ Pass Verifier App to scan every guest upon arrival
- Visitors to the hotel that are unable to present their 'My Vaccine Pass' will be refused entry into the Hotel. We do apologize in advance for any inconvenience.
- This property does not accept any other validation methods (e.g. negative COVID-19 test)

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

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.

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 63.00USD. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor

  • James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Live music/Performance

  • Check-in at James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Guests staying at James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free
    • American
    • Buffet

  • James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor is 1,800 feet from the center of Wellington.

  • James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor has 1 restaurant:

    • Whitbys Restaurant

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

  • Yes, James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Room options at James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Suite
    • Double
    • Twin

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor by:

    • Taxi 20min
    • Bus 30min