This hotel offers stylish modern rooms with free Wi-Fi and satellite TV, just 8 minutes’ drive from Westpac Stadium and the Interislander Ferry Terminal. Facilities include a restaurant and lounge bar. Shepherds Arms Hotel is less than 5 minutes’ walk from Wellington Botanic Gardens and less than 10 minutes’ walk from Parliament House. Lambton Quay is only 2625 feet away. Free on-site car parking is provided. Shepherds Arms Hotel Restaurant is open for lunch and dinner, offering meals made from the finest local ingredients. The bar features a large gas fire and plasma-screen TVs. Room service is available. Some rooms at the hotel feature a spa bath. Suites with a separate lounge area and leather sofa are available.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

Shepherds Arms Hotel has been welcoming guests since Jun 17, 2012

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
1 queen bed
1 king bed
1 twin bed
1 king bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
Low score for Wellington
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Property questions and answers
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  • Hi, do you have parking for one motorcycle?

    We have 14 parks right beside the hotel.
    Answered on 3 June 2020
  • I'm interested in rent the Queen Suite but I want know if the room has windows. In the two pictures showing the room didn't show it.

    All our queen rooms have opening windows
    Answered on 3 June 2020
  • Q) How secure is the free parking near your accommodation? Is it safe from passersby? Thanks Nathan

    The car park is beside the Hotel and is just off the road. It is an open car park with 14 parks.
    Answered on 3 June 2020
  • Do you have storage for two bicycles.

    We are happy to work with you
    Answered on 3 June 2020
  • Is there rooms on the bottom floor? I’m in a wheelchair but don’t need an accessible bathroom

    No sorry. All our rooms are on level one.
    Answered on 3 June 2020
  • Do you have ground floor units?

    No sorry. All our rooms are on level one.
    Answered on 3 June 2020
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Hotel area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      Seafood • Local • Grill/BBQ

Amenities of Shepherds Arms Hotel

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Bar
  • Towels
  • Linens
  • Alarm clock
  • Sun deck
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Evening entertainment
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Laundry
  • Room service
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Shepherds Arms Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM

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


Until 10:00 AM



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.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 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

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.


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

Mastercard Visa Eftpos American Express Cash is not accepted Shepherds Arms Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

The property only accepts Vaccine passport guests. This will be asked for upon check in.

If you expect to arrive outside reception opening hours, please inform Shepherds Arms Hotel in advance, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

As per the Covid Protection Framework mandated by the New Zealand Government we require all guests to show proof of their vaccination.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

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

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

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.

FAQs about Shepherds Arms Hotel

  • Shepherds Arms Hotel is 0.8 miles from the center of Wellington. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

  • Shepherds Arms Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Evening entertainment
    • Live sports events (broadcast)

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

  • Shepherds Arms Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Room options at Shepherds Arms Hotel include:

    • Suite
    • Double
    • Single
    • Triple