Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at Sofitel Wellington

Surrounded by lush botanic gardens, Sofitel blends French 'art de vivre' with New Zealand's capital beauty. The 5-star hotel is central to Parliament's precinct, premium shopping and Sky Stadium. Guest sanctuaries of luxury rooms and suites feature Sofitel MyBed and modern bathrooms with refined French amenities. Indulge in Club Sofitel enjoying the rituals of breakfast, all day refreshments, Le Goûter afternoon tea and Apero Chic canapés. Socialise in luxury at La Serre Bar and renowned restaurant Jardin Grill, serving lively food and beverage with an open kitchen show casing Chefs artistry of a Manuka and apple wood fired Grill. Indulgent wellness begins at So Fit gym, a haven of modern treadmills, weight and resistance machines. Include indoor fitness with invigorating walks through Wellington’s iconic landmarks The Beehive, Te Papa Museum, Wellington Botanical Gardens, Cable Car, Zealandia Sanctuary, and Cuba Street. Boasting state-of-the-art intelligent technology and with all meeting spaces conveniently located on the first floor, your function is guaranteed to elegantly unfold into a truly memorable experience surpassing all expectations. As you enter the resplendent lobby, an inviting staircase leads you upstairs to the extravagant pre–conference area boasting three refined event spaces.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.7 for a two-person trip.

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Hotel chain/brand

Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Wellington, this hotel has an excellent location score of 8.6

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

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


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Room type
Number of guests
1 large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
2 single beds
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
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Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Anne
    Australia Australia
    I love the luxuriousness of the rooms. The hotel is looking a bit older in some of the common areas but the rooms are so comfortable and everything you need. Get spot for walking down into the shops. Restaurant here is excellent. Perfect steak...
  • Didier
    France France
    La gentillesse de personnel et la decoration de la chambre
  • Christine
    Australia Australia
    comfortable bed, clean and friendly service. Good gym. good breakfast

Hotel surroundings

1 restaurant on site

  • Jardin Grill
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Gluten-free

Facilities of Sofitel Wellington
Great facilities! Review score, 8.7

Most popular facilities
  • Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Fitness centre
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • View
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • iPod dock
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • Pay-per-view channels
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and costs NZD 55 per day.
  • Valet parking
  • Parking garage
Reception services
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business centre
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • Safety deposit box
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Lift
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
  • Emergency cord in bathroom
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Fitness centre
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

Sofitel Wellington takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 14:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


Until 11:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of NZD 200 is required on arrival. That's about GBP 96. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full via credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 12 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 7 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos JCB Diners Club American Express Cash Sofitel Wellington accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Please note, there is a 1.4% credit card surcharge when using a credit card.

Our priority is to maintain a safe environment for our guests. In line with current Government requirements, face coverings are required in all indoor settings (except during drinking/dining and for children under 12 years). The policy will be reviewed in line with changing Government requirements. Jardin Grill the hotels restaurant will be closed on Mondays for lunch and dinner until further notice. The hotels Food & Beverage services in Room Service, La Serre Bar all day dining and Sofitel club remain in place. Jardin Grill, a leading Wellington premium dining restaurant continues to trade Tuesday to Sunday evenings throughout.

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

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

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

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

A damage deposit of NZD 200 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full via credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Sofitel Wellington

  • The prices at Sofitel Wellington may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Guests staying at Sofitel Wellington can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

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

  • Check-in at Sofitel Wellington is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Sofitel Wellington has 1 restaurant:

    • Jardin Grill

  • Room options at Sofitel Wellington include:

    • Double
    • Triple
    • Suite

  • Sofitel Wellington offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness centre

  • Sofitel Wellington is 0.7 miles from the centre of Wellington. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.