Guest Reviews

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Stephen Berry

Dependable comfort

I stay at the Rydges because it has well appointed rooms, great location and the bar/restaurant facilities that I like to use. The staff are always friendly. My last stay was a bit special as it was my 25th stay ... more

November 24, 2016

Beryl Kelly


friendly attentive staff who go out of their way to welcome you and make you feel at home.

November 20, 2016

John Rimmer

Nice bed and sheets, but the Chomp beer was too expensive!

Reception area is a bit small too, overall nice hotel, ive not tried the spa facilities yet, maybe next time!

November 14, 2016

Elizabeth Macaulay

Excellent service, lovely room and super comfy bed

As always your staff were excellent - friendly and efficient for check in and out. Great food at the restaurant. Rooms very clean and well presented. Great experience as always. Thank you.

November 12, 2016

Daniel and Ann Evans

Convenient and comfortable.

Breakfast was very good with excellent choices. Room was always clean. Staff friendly. The only complaint we have was the dinner in the restaurant last Monday evening. It was busy and difficult to attract the waitress' attention to make a ... more

November 12, 2016


Great place to stay in Wellington

I'm a regular in Wellington and my pick of places to stay would have to be Rydges. It's modern, friendly and a great location in the CBD. The Portlander is a great place to dine and reasonably priced. Highly recommended

November 12, 2016



Nothing is ever a problem, always helpful always consistent

November 12, 2016

G. Finekaso


I was surprised to see the kitchen facilities in the room. Great touch! Loved the luxurious bed and pillows. Quality room amenities. Great staff. Room service with a smile :)

November 07, 2016

Kim Leuila

Pleasant enough

View was nice which is the first time I have had a view from a Rydges hotel room. Central location of hotel in Wellington is convenient.

November 06, 2016

John Gemmell

Excellent. No problems.

Check-in, the room and bar service were all excellent.

November 06, 2016


Loved it

Staff great,rooms lovely facilities and location the best

November 06, 2016


Great priority front desk welcome reception another great stay

Really had a great experience when checking in and with our priority guest card got our free drink voucher which was really nice, the room was really good as always. When we went down to get our complimentary drink both ... more

November 03, 2016


Totally created an amazing breath taking experience. Would stay again

First impression when we arrived was great, rooms were great and well groomed. However windows and need to be sound proof better as our room had a balcony, but being woken to the sound of fire trucks, police and ambulance ... more

November 01, 2016



Always enjoy my stays at Rydges and will continue to use this hotel in the future. great amenities and attentive staff!

October 31, 2016


Convenient hotel in a good location

Excellent location. Comfortable bed. Nice harbour view. All sights and needful spots such as railway station within easy reach.

October 31, 2016



Awesome customer service.

October 26, 2016

Albert Robertson

Excellent service

The Rydges have wonderful amenities and service. Definitely recommend for families as the facility's are child friendly and accommodating.

October 26, 2016

D Beaman

Proximity ideal and staff fabulous

Staff very helpful and services really great but a few problems experienced in the room. My husband was on crutches due to an ankle operation so ease of access was essential. 1. The bathroom door was so stiff to open ... more

October 26, 2016