• City view
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private Bathroom
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Key card access
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Baggage storage
  • Heating

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

Surrounded by lush botanic gardens, Sofitel blends French 'art de viver' 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. Socialize 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 in particular like the location – they rated it 8.6 for a two-person trip.

Sofitel Wellington has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Apr 19, 2016
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Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Wellington, this hotel has an excellent location score of 8.7

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

Breakfast Info

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


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Travel Sustainable Level 2
This property is making considerable investments and efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews


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  • Yixin
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Room is clean and so comfortable. GOOD SERVICE offered by staff.
  • Ernestine
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Room, bathroom, bed, pillows, refrigerator, kitchen, staff was outstanding, bar, restaurant and hamburgers were outstanding
  • Michael
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    nice, clean, good amenities-gym, food quality. very helpful staff
  • Karly
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Beautiful room with great amenities. I enjoyed the location as it was peaceful but still reasonably central. Nice staff and I really liked the blackout curtains!
  • Joseph
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    The room was smartly furnished and the bed was very comfortable
  • Melanie
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Amazing hotel, very classy decor. Nice and quiet, easy location. The cocktails at the bar were amazing! Will definitely be back and recommend to others.
  • R4robyn
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Amazingly comfortable and so central beside Parliament Grounds :)
  • Jonathan
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Amazing service from the team, beautiful and comfy room
  • Api
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Very comfortable bed Dinning room were NOT very responsive to guest requests for a table at dinner - I think priority and a reservation be given to in house guests
  • Carly
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Staff were very friendly and welcoming. Decor is lovely and warm.
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Property questions and answers
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  • Luxury King Room with Club Access - Does this room include a bath as well as a shower?

    Bonjour, Unfortunately our rooms do not come with any baths besides our 2 suites. Merci Front Desk
    Answered on 23 January 2021
  • Do you offer early check ins?

    We do, they are subject to availability.
    Answered on 15 June 2020
  • Hi there. Do you require a bond at Check in and how much is it? Also can it be paid by pre auth OR cash? Thanks Kindly

    Yes we do require this. It is the total cost for the accommodation (unless already prepaid) plus $100 per night to cover incidentals. This can be prov..
    Answered on 5 January 2021
  • Hi there Is the breakfast buffet or A La Carte? And does the hotel have a swimming pool or spa pool? Thanks :)

    We have a continental buffet and A La Carte choices available. Regretfully we do not have a spa or pool.
    Answered on 18 February 2021
  • What time the breakfast starts ?

    Breakfast starts from 6:30am daily
    Answered on 29 November 2020
  • Hi, do your rooms include a clothes iron? I am coming for a business trip and will need access to an iron thank you

    Bonjour, yes they do have an iron and ironing board.
    Answered on 14 March 2022
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Hotel area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

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

Amenities of Sofitel Wellington
Great facilities! Review score, 8.8

Most popular amenities
  • Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Fitness center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • 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 meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and costs NZD 55 per day.
  • Valet parking
  • Parking garage
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage 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 center
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Sofitel Wellington 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 11:00 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.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of NZD 200 is required on arrival. That's about 118.09USD. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of 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.

Children 12 and above will be charged as 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 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

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.

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.

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.

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

A damage deposit of NZD 200 is required on arrival. That's about 118.09USD. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Sofitel Wellington

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

  • Guests staying at Sofitel Wellington can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

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

  • Check-in at Sofitel Wellington is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Room options at Sofitel Wellington include:

    • Double
    • Triple

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

    • Fitness center

  • Sofitel Wellington has 1 restaurant:

    • Jardin Grill

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