Use our convenient map and directions page to explore the dynamic setting of the James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor, the premier hotel in Wellington, New Zealand.
Located in the heart of the Wellington Central Business District on The Terrace, our 4-star hotel is minutes away from Lambton Quay's shopping golden mile, the Cable Car, Queens Wharf including the TSB Bank Arena & Shed 6, as well as nearby TePapa Museum and Westpac Stadium.
Driving Directions: From State Highway 1 take the Terrace off-ramp, which leads straight onto the Hotel forecourt.
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From the railway station:
Buses depart regularly from the bus station, adjacent to the railway station, and pass the Hotel on Lambton Quay (second stop). Alternatively, you can take a short 8-10 minute walk down Featherston Street to our lifts in the arcade at 296 Lambton Quay.
Public Transport from the airport:
Bus: metlink- Airport Flyer
Time: 15-25 minutes depending on traffic
Shuttle: Airport Shuttles
Time: 15-25 minutes
Taxi: Wellington Combined Taxis
Cost approx $40.00
Time: approx 15 minutes
To the South Island:
Wellington is the gateway to the South Island and regular ferries depart daily from the city to Picton. Find out more details about timetables as well as seasonal prices for the Interislander and Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferries.