Guest Reviews

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john Doyle

Very comfortable, good check in expereince, well motivated restaurant staff

As above

August 22, 2016


Excellent location and facilities

Really enjoyed my stay. Room was well appointed, clean and comfortable. Only criticism is the menu at the Portlander restaurant. There is incredibly limited choices for non-meat eaters. Only option was to order sides or eat elsewhere. I chose to ... more

August 22, 2016

Stephen Pratt

Excellent experience with great customer service,

Nothing was too much trouble and the food at the restaurant was very impressive. One thing to look at was the wardrobe in my room (1006) which you could hardly get to due to the door not being able to ... more

August 22, 2016

David Bird

Satisfactory,, but could have been better

I don't like your aircon system. God only knows how it works. The room was stuffy and too hot when I went in and fiddling with the remote didn't seem to do anything. If there's some sort of logic there ... more

August 21, 2016

R Mitchell

Everything fine except breakfast overpriced and alcohol cost getting up there. Room was great as was service from all staff.

August 21, 2016

Donna Metcalfe

Great Rooms, Great Location.

The rooms are spacious and very modern. Loved how quiet the rooms were for a good nights sleep.

August 21, 2016

nooroa Maui

welcoming ad relaxing

proximity , dinner and breaky awesome. Rooms fantastic couldn't ask for better service, front line staff welcoming and flexible. just maybe not on negative, went to the gym the other morning 18th August, but got lock in ..couldn't get out. ... more

August 20, 2016


Good swim but hassle with PGR

Comfortable stay and convenient location. Great to be able to cook. However the PGR membership is giving lots of hassle. It just went missing along with accumulated points. Still waiting for the fix

August 15, 2016


Comfortable, welcoming and fabulous food

Have stayed at Rydges in Wellington on numerous occasions and remains the go-to places to stay in the City. Well located with warm and friendly service, quite well appointed rooms and the Portlander Restaurant that has a fantastic menu and ... more

August 14, 2016

Lauren Smith

Nice spacious rooms - comfortable beds

Rydges could improve their customer experience by promoting their facilities a little better. For example there is a flyer in the rooms about room service dinner but no menu. In order to find out about a menu guest either have ... more

August 14, 2016

Jane Large

Calm and comfortable.

Peace and quiet, comfortable, clean and friendly staff are most important to me - all delivered 5 out of 5. Thank you.

August 14, 2016


Friendly team made for a lovely experience

It's always a good thing when all the staff are friendly but not intrusive, and all seem genuinely happy in their work and to make your stay comfortable -checkin and checkout was easy. Was only an overnight stay but we ... more

August 08, 2016



Overall experience very good. Staff were friendly and helpful and fixed items quickly despite a full house. Appreciated the early checkin. Overhead lighting in suite too dim for our old eyes, need more table/stand lamps to compensate. Instructions needed for ... more

August 05, 2016

Hannah Conmee

I had a great weekend with my Son.He loved it.The pool and spa was his highlight.

Was very nice.1 thing though when we went out the next day and left the 'can you please make my room up' hanger on the door we didn't get clean we had to use our towels from night before.other ... more

August 04, 2016

Kirsty Brown


Great room and bed, service good but no parking, no restaurant available and horrible weather meant dragging a three year old in the rain to McDonalds, not entirely happy with the stay this time

August 04, 2016


Family Therapy package was disappointing

Nice hotel and happy with our room. We had booked the Family Therapy package, our kids had high expectations from what I had read to them off your website. Unfortunately reality was different. There was NO games room!! And no ... more

August 02, 2016



Nice rooms and comfortable beds the only thing was you need to top up the teabags etc as we had a bit of time in our room and being two of us we ran out of both tea bags and ... more

August 02, 2016

Sarah pointon

Really cool, but dissapointed about carparking

Staff were awesome, my daughter and I had a blast, however I booked a month in advance, called even days before, and turned up at 930am to ensure a car park as last year my car got broken into at ... more

August 02, 2016