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The Best Hotels In Wellington For Business Travelers, 2020

Situated at the south-western of the North Island, Wellington is one of the main cities of New Zealand. It is the capital as well as the central administrative region of the country, giving it unparalleled importance in the country’s and the world’s affairs. It is known for its highly windy climate, old government buildings, cultural institutions such as the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa and Royal New Zealand Ballet, and highly commendable city planning. What contributes significantly to the city’s largely favorable reputation is its extra chill lifestyle which attracts people from all over the world.

Wellington is an upcoming world city, which everyone should see whenever they get a chance. You should consider watching the dynamism of the city straight up from a room in any of its luxury hotels. Wellington’s luxury hotels are as plush and relaxing as one may expect from a thriving, future world city.  There is a whole lot to choose from, but do not worry because you will not be disappointed by what it has to offer.

The right way of choosing a luxury hotel is to evaluate what you want the most out of your stay. There are travelers who enjoy living in artistic spaces such as those found in QT Museum; those with a penchant for the lively neighborhood should consider booking Ohtel. My point is pretty straightforward: Wellington welcomes every kind of traveller, and the choice rests on you about which hotel to choose.

I have, for your convenience, written down a little bit on top luxury hotels of the city. Let us have a look.

  1. QT Museum
    Address: 90 Cable St, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
    Situated in the cultural heart of this magnetic city, QT Museum is recognised as one of the top hotels with the most fantastic artwork in the world. Over here, your stay is made doubly great with the showcase of around 160 artworks made by regional and national artists. Even your room or suite will feature some kind of artwork to cherish.
    In addition, the hotel is well-known for its famous dining facility called Hippopotamus, which serves mouth-watering French cuisine. If French is not your type, then you can head to Hot Sauce which serves Asian cuisine with a local twist. Of course, there is much more than food to enjoy here such as a fitness centre, swimming pool, and relaxing spa.
  2. Ohtel
    Address: 66 Oriental Parade, Oriental Bay, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
    Ohtel can be found amid the busy life of Oriental Bay and is popular for its mid-century interior design coupled with contemporary local artwork and textiles. The Hotel is not grand in size so you should expect limited services, but whatever you are offered is top-notch in every respect. Its services include a restaurant, bar, fitness centre, and the option of a scrumptious buffet.
  3. InterContinental Wellington
    Address: 2 Grey St, Wellington, 6011, New Zealand
    InterContinental Wellington is a delight situated in Central Wellington and is only a few minutes away from the Waterfront boardwalk known for its myriad dining and drinking options. The hotel has a glass-laden exterior which catches your attention immediately and offers a rather corporate feel. The spaciousness of rooms varies depending on the type of room you choose, but every room is equipped with basic amenities. Other services include a restaurant, swimming pool, fitness centre, and sauna.
  4. Sofitel Wellington 
    Address: 11 Bolton St, Wellington, 6011, New Zealand
    Anyone who wishes to experience French-inspired comfort in Wellington should head over to Sofitel. Sofitel Wellington has been designed to offer a blend of French and local culture at the finest. There are a variety of guestrooms and suites, featuring many opulent designs. Its Prestige Suite offers a top-floor view of the magnificent city among many additional features to enjoy. In addition, there are excellent dining options curated by the hotels’ chefs among many other services to choose from.
  5. Doubletree by Hilton Wellington
    Address: 28 Grey St, Lambton Quay, Wellington, 6011, New Zealand
    A glittering member of the famous Hilton Hotel chain, Doubletree offers everything you could ask for. It is situated in the city’s central business district which connects you to many mainstream attractions. It operates from a historical building so you get to experience old-world atmosphere as well. As far as accommodation is concerned, that has been very wonderfully taken care of with sufficiently serviced rooms to choose from. There is a restaurant offering international cuisine, a fitness room, function spaces, and round-the-clock room service.
  6. Boulcott Suites 
    Address: 5 O’Reily Ave, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
    Boulcott Suites is a member of the Village Accommodation Group and is among the best-rated luxury hotels in the city. The hotel is best known for its range of guestrooms and suites, from studio apartments to highly sophisticated executive townhouses. During your stay over here, you can enjoy multiple services of the finest kind such as unlimited internet connectivity, a designated dining area, a washing machine, and others.
  7. Edgewater Lodge Boutique Luxury B&B
    Address: 423 Karaka Bay Rd, Karaka Bays, Wellington 6022, New Zealand
    This fabulously serviced Bed & Breakfast is one of those rare treats which offer you a blissful natural escape. Previously the home to Barrie Osborne, an Oscar-winning film producer, there are no limitations to what you can experience here. There are spacious bedrooms, with a highly private atmosphere and views of the sea. Other services will include basic toiletries, fine wine selection, an award-winning restaurant, and connectivity with major sightseeing places around.
  8. The Bolton Hotel
    Address: 12 Bolton St, Wellington, 6011, New Zealand
    The Bolton Hotel is one stylish place of stay and is only a few minutes away from Lambton Quay. It offers more than 130 rooms, which feature sophisticated and comfortable designs with all the necessary amenities. Besides, it offers an indoor swimming pool, a fitness centre, private dining areas, a spa and secured parking. Moreover, the hotel houses the Artisan Restaurant+Bar which serves some of the finest authentic local food.
  9. Grand Mercure Wellington
    Address: 345 The Terrace, Te Aro, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
    Located in the busy Cuba Quarter and offering stunning views of the Wellington Hills, Grand Mercure deserves a notable mention as one of the best luxury hotels out there. It offers 114 guestrooms, several function spaces, diverse food and drink menus in its restaurant, a fully-furnished gymnasium, indoor heated swimming pool, and walkways to take a walk through whenever you feel like it.
  10. Copthorne Hotel Wellington Oriental Bay
    Address: 100 Oriental Parade, Oriental Bay, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
    Overlooking the mesmerising Wellington Harbour, the hotel is just a few minutes away from the main shopping and dining area of the city. It comes with 118 rooms categorised under 4 different styles and equipped with all basic amenities. There are 3 large-scale function spaces to organise corporate events which can hold up to a hundred people. What is the most outstanding aspect of this hotel is that it carries out its functions in an environmentally friendly manner.

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