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Family & Kids

At Rydges Wellington, we understand that travelling with kids can be a tad challenging. That’s why we’ve thought of everything you need to make your family trip enjoyable and stress-free. From the moment you arrive to the time you depart, we aim to ensure that your little ones will have a blast, and you’ll (hopefully) get some well-deserved rest!

Our dedication to family-friendly service begins the moment you walk through our doors. We go above and beyond to create a welcoming environment for guests of all ages. Our attentive staff is always ready to assist, ensuring that every aspect of your stay is tailored to your family’s needs.

Throughout your visit, you’ll discover a variety of activities and services designed to keep everyone entertained and comfortable. We believe that happy children make for happy parents, so we’ve put a lot of thought into how we can make your time with us as enjoyable as possible. From engaging activities to thoughtful conveniences, we’ve covered all the bases.

Scroll down to see our family-friendly services and facilities! 

Family-friendly rooms

We offer a variety of rooms and suites that families will find comfortable. 

2 beds in one room:

Our suites feature a separate bedroom and a fold-out couch perfect for families that want to stay together while enjoying a little privacy. 

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Family-Friendly Room Amenities

We offer cots for younger children (available upon request for an additional fee) and our spacious rooms come with kitchenettes equipped with a variety of utensils (additional cooking utensils can be provided upon request), a coffee machine (in suites), a hob stove top and a toaster. Our Superior rooms also feature bathtubs. Enjoy your favourite shows with Sky TV channels and stream content from your device using Chromecast on our smart TVs.

Candy Station

Upon arrival during the school holidays, kids will be thrilled to discover a candy station right next to the front desk, adding a sweet burst of excitement to their stay.

Family Friendly Leisure Centre

Our indoor heated pool, maintained at a comfortable 38 degrees and 1.5 meters deep, offers a fantastic activity for our younger guests. Open from 7 am to 9 pm, it’s perfect for rainy days or evening swims. For adults, the spa, sauna, and gym are conveniently located within sight of the pool (please note that adult supervision is required for children in the pool). Pool towels and changing rooms are available poolside.

During the school holidays, the pool transforms into a hub of fun with toys, pool noodles, and plenty of splash time.

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Picky eaters meet their match at Portlander

With our Kids Stay & Eat Free offer, you and your little ones can enjoy Portlander’s renowned breakfast buffet, ensuring you’re all set for the day ahead. Click here to see our sample buffet menu!!

For lunch and dinner, up to two children under 12 dine for free from the kids’ menu when accompanied by adults. The kids will be delighted with our special puzzle menu, making mealtime fun and engaging, while parents can enjoy peaceful wine time (…hopefully!).

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Kids Play Area - school holidays

Our dedicated kid’s play area, available during school holidays, includes an oversized Connect 4 and a foosball table, ensuring hours of entertainment for the little ones.

Convenient Location & Parking

If you are driving, we offer an excellent discounted parking option for $27 per night. The car park is located just a 5-minute flat walk from the hotel, making it easy to navigate with a pram. Additionally, we provide a convenient loading zone/dropoff area directly in front of the hotel, allowing one parent to unload bags while the other parks the car. Take advantage of our bag storage service for a seamless arrival and departure experience.

Download a pdf of the carpark information here.


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Additional Services

We offer a laundry service (see prices here) to keep your family’s clothes fresh throughout your stay. Plus, explore the local area with our free local experiences map, providing self-guided walking tours perfect for discovering Wellington’s family-friendly attractions.

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