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Sofitel Wellington

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Sofitel Wellington

5.0 star property
Luxury hotel with restaurant, near Lambton Quay

9.2/10 Superb

516 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Air conditioning
  • Gym
  • Bar
11 Bolton Street, Wellington, 6011

Guests rated this location 9.2/10 - Wonderful

Main amenities
  • 24-hour room service
  • 4 meeting rooms
  • Breakfast available
  • Business centre
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Conference centre
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fitness centre
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • UNESCO Sustainable Property
  • Valet parking
For families
  • Blackout curtains
  • Children stay free
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Premium TV channels
  • Private bathroom

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Wellington CBD
  • Te Papa - 3 min drive
  • Interislander Ferry Terminal - 5 min drive

Getting around

  • Wellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.) - 18 min drive
  • Paraparaumu (PPQ) - 42 min drive
  • Wellington Kaiwharawhara Station - 4 min drive
  • Wellington Ngauranga Station - 7 min drive
  • Wellington Station - 8 min walk


  • The Old Bailey - 3 min walk
  • Sakura Sushi - 4 min walk
  • Concorde Cafe - 2 min walk
  • Noah's Ark Teahouse - 4 min walk
  • Bethel Woods - 3 min walk

About this property

Sofitel Wellington

Sofitel Wellington is a great choice for a stay in Wellington. Guests can visit the fitness centre for a workout or grab a bite to eat at Jardin Grill, which serves international cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Fellow travellers like the helpful staff and location.


English, French

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the standard cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Bureau Veritas (third-party expert - Global)


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 129 rooms
  • Arranged over 13 floors


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until 1:30 AM
  • Express check-out available
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 16
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 16


  • One child (11 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms


  • On-site valet parking (NZD 50 per night)

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast each morning (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)

What to do

  • Beach nearby

Working away

  • 4 meeting rooms
  • Business centre
  • Computer station
  • Conference centre


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Wedding services


  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 2016
  • Fitness centre


  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk


  • English
  • French

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 48-inch LCD TV
  • Premium digital channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Minibar
  • Slippers

Sleep well

  • Alarm clock
  • Blackout curtains
  • Premium bedding

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall shower heads
  • Shower only
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Desk chair
  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Phone


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Restaurant dining guide

Special features


Jardin Grill – This restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Reservations are required.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark Sustainable Tourism Business Award, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.
This property has signed the UNESCO Sustainable Travel Pledge.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately NZD 39 per person
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)

Renovations and closures

The following facilities are closed on Monday:
  • Restaurant


  • Valet parking costs NZD 50 per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually wrapped food options are available through room service.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels) guidelines.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Bureau Veritas (third-party expert - Global).


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Frequently asked questions

Does Sofitel Wellington offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Sofitel Wellington does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Sofitel Wellington?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Sofitel Wellington?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Sofitel Wellington?
Yes. Valet parking costs NZD 50 per night.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Sofitel Wellington?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 1:30 AM. There's a charge for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Express check-out and contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Sofitel Wellington and nearby?
Maintain your daily exercise routine at the gym.
Are there restaurants at or near Sofitel Wellington?
Yes, Jardin Grill offers international cuisine.
What's the area around Sofitel Wellington like?
Sofitel Wellington is a short 8-minute walk from Wellington Station and 3 minutes' walk from New Zealand Parliament Buildings. Travellers say that the hotel is in a great location.







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8/10 Very good

Graeme, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Ming S, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Sound proof is my favourite. The dust on the side of tables are not quite pleased.
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Beautiful room, lovely staff.
Jarna, 1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

gloria, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Sally, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Simon, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

loved it
Simon, 1-night family trip
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6/10 Good

Comfy hotel, instant coffee
Comfy modern hotel, however in the classic rooms the only in room coffee is instant - given the premium pricing for the hotel I would expect at least a Plunger or a pod machine. Breakfast was adequate.
Christopher, 1-night business trip
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8/10 Very good

We enjoyed our stay and would love to come back again.
Kerry, 2-night romance trip
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