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Fiona R.

Just what I needed!

Perfect stay. Staff really helpful, food great, room had everything I needed. Location excellent.

October 08, 2017

Kat B.

Nice room with nice views

I booked a room here to have a wee getaway. The hotel in is a great location in the city close to everything. The room was tidy and my stay was very peaceful no noise or the hustle and bustle ... more

August 30, 2017

Johnson

Good, clean and helpful staff

August 21, 2017

Graeme

Reasonably priced, well located Hotel, friendly and helpful staff.

July 17, 2017

Milly

Perfect for overnight business travel, friendly staff, modern warm room and free WIFI.

I have stayed in this hotel a number of times over the past few years. When I first stayed this this year I was really impressed by the improved decor and furnishings in the room. The room was warm, the ... more

June 29, 2017

Sandra

Brilliant

We had a great stay. Warm and comfortable. Very reasonable rate and incredible breakfast. We definitely want to return.

June 28, 2017

Steve C.

The food was good and the room had all i deeded for a pleasant stay.

March 30, 2017

Ian

Great Hotel

Nice neat room and the restaurant / bar were excellent

March 24, 2017

Juliet Q.

Absolutely appalling

The cleanliness left a lot to be desired. The towels in my room had dirty handmarks on them (as did the back of the toilet door) and pubic hairs on them. The back of the toilet had hair all over ... more

March 13, 2017

Kesta D.

Miss D.

I usually stay at the Rydges, however it was full this time. The room was small, whethered and we could'nt get Sky. There is nothing much you can do about it, the location was good however prefer a more modern, ... more

March 12, 2017

Caro

Not a very nice experence

I stayed for 4 nights not all together but 1 night at a time. The rooms are average with no air conditioning so had to leave the windows open at night so I could here all the street noise so ... more

March 01, 2017

Wouldnotrecommend

Average

Had to ask 3 times for an extra pillow. The staff member on on check in was barely polite was not impressed

February 28, 2017

Gabrielle

A enjoyable experience

Staff were friendly and very helpful Room was clean and tidy. Hall way had mess on the floor but you are renovating so that's explainable. Bed was a little to firm for my liking But over all enjoyed the stay ... more

February 28, 2017

Ann

Basic but suitable

Staff were pleasant and helpful. Hot with windows shut. Noisy traffic with windows open. Ceiling fan could help. No power point where coffee and jug were situated. Had to boil jug below TV being careful not to let steam rise ... more

February 22, 2017

Karen Grice

Disappointing, great food & service in restaurant but that was all

Housekeeping pretty poor, bed pulled up but not actually made. No bar service after returning from show (10.30) Expensive for a fairly run down hotel & had a bag of shopping taken from room. Would not stay here again.

December 06, 2016

Karen G.

Disappointing, great food & service in restaurant but that was all

Housekeeping pretty poor, bed pulled up but not actually made. No bar service after returning from show (10.30) Expensive for a fairly run down hotel & had a bag of shopping taken from room. Would not stay here again.

December 06, 2016

Victor Chiong

Awesome!

Landed in wellington in a very windy weather. Gut dizzy because of the turbulence. Went there early before two pm. The guy gave me my room after 10 minutes. I am so glad because I am so dizzy and tired ... more

November 30, 2016

Godfrey

nice stay enjoyed

clean rooms though basic i would have loved to have a microwave in the room.

November 30, 2016