Guest Reviews

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John/joan R.

Fly/Train trip - Wellington to Auckland

We stayed two nights at Rydes because it was handy for the train station as we were travelling back home to Auckland by the Northern Explorer train. We were on the 15th floor so had a view of the harbour ... more

March 14, 2018


Brief but very pleasant stay

An overnight stay prior to catching the Northern Explorer to Auckland. Excellent location enabled us to walk around the district and enjoy the historical and cultural attractions, and a pleasant short walk to the station in the morning. Room was ... more

March 14, 2018

Vicky D.

Rydges have shown me compassion and service above and beyond.

I had to leave my bag at the Rydges after my husband was taken gravely ill in Auckland and I had to get up there quickly. After he rallied somewhat I phoned Rydges to find out how to get my ... more

March 12, 2018

Mike B.

Rydges Wellington

An excellent stay, friendly and very helpful staff, good food, pity about the tall building obscuring the harbour view. Very good value. Mike & Helen B.

March 07, 2018


As expected

The overall stay was good, except at checkout my room was charged for bar charges. The staff was able to reverse it out, but not sure how did the charges get put to my room when there is a check ... more

March 01, 2018

Paul G.

Perfect Stay

Room was nice. Staff were attentive. Location was perfect. Restaurant was nice.

March 01, 2018


Fantastic family treat

We had a wonderful family holiday at Rydges Welington. The kids loved the swimming pool and the delicious buffet breakfast - a real treat!! Very clean, modern rooms too.

February 05, 2018


Always a nice stay

Was in town meeting friends for dinner check in was easy we were put on a top floor in a very nice room. Everyone pretty helpful with time changes in the foyer offering to carry out bags etc and topped ... more

February 05, 2018

Jim G.

very good

great location for what we needed, the buffet breakfast was superb and staff very helpful. I would stay here again.

January 30, 2018

Harry R.

Great hotel

Enjoyed weekend break at this hotel. Location excellent close to all amenities. Waterfront area easy stroll. In house restaurant Porterhouse grill bar great steaks and excellent breakfast. For sure will stay here again Thanks

January 18, 2018


Lovely relaxing stay

Lovely hotel breakfast was superb! Very quiet safe and relaxing. Dinner was also divine! Well done. Only comment is pool could have been clearer early in the morning.

December 20, 2017


Business Trip

Always excellent service, immaculately kept rooms. Only reason why I would mark down slightly is due to mains on the menu not being served with veg/salad, they are additional. Otherwise food definitely tastes and is presented good. Keep up the ... more

December 08, 2017


Not to be missed!

Another great stay at the Rydges in Wellington. The staff go above and beyond for you from check in to check out. Extremely friendly and polite. The restaurant has never let us down either. We have frequented even when not ... more

November 28, 2017


Pleasant stay

Pleasantly located hotel; staff very helpful. Room comfortable and well set up.

November 27, 2017

James H.

Great service as usual

Comfortable and clean - convenient to all amenities

November 19, 2017

Kim A. R.

Very enjoyable and comfortable stay

We made a last minute booking through a booking agency and were very pleased with our choice. This was our time at Rydges and we were very happy with everything that the hotel had to offer. Our room was clean, ... more

November 12, 2017

Emma M.

Always consistent

We have stayed at Rydges Wellington a few times and other Rydges in Nz and they are always consistent, rooms are clean, service is friendly, I would like the option to park my own car for a cheaper price than ... more

November 07, 2017

Glen R.

Friendly staff

Hi thanks for the friendly and welcoming staff ready to help out whenever I needed it **5star service*

October 14, 2017