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Advance Purchase Discount

Book in advance & save 10%!

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Free Weekend Parking

Weekend getaway to Wellington? Receive complimentary parking, valued at $30 per night.

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Stay 5 nights & save 15%

Save 15% when you stay five nights or more!

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Multi-day Event Special

Give your delegates the opportunity to unwind and connect at the end of and event with 30 minutes free drinks and nibbles.

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Enjoy a Suite View!

Celebrate your occasion in style or enjoy a break away from home. Room Service? YES!

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Bonus Food & Beverage Credit!

Book the staycation package and receive Food & Beverage Credit! Breakfast, Lunch, Tapas, Dinner or High Tea. The choice is yours

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James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor

Wellington City Centre Accommodation on the Terrace

We want to assure you that the health and wellbeing of our guests, staff, and community are of the utmost priority. We are following the guidelines set by the Ministry of Health and the New Zealand government and our very own Chancellor Clean programme. The James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor is not a quarantine hotel and has no guests self-isolating.

Please visit our Restaurant & Bar pages for the most up to date hours & information. 

If you're looking for accommodation we have free parking offers, staycation packageadvance booking with flexible cancellation and more!

Look after yourselves, be kind and support each other. Aroha nui.


The James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor presents an engaging selection of rooms, thoughtful amenities and gracious hospitality from the heart of Wellington’s city centre. Featuring two restaurants and bars, conference facilities, parking, and free Wi-Fi, the hotel is designed for business travellers, conference delegates and those seeking capital culture while on holiday.

As a leading accommodation and venue provider in Wellington city, our hotel is committed to delivering quality accommodation and standout experiences, having recently modernised Whitby’s Restaurant, replaced all elevators, and with new Rooms and Suites now open for our guests to enjoy. The refurbishment of the remaining Lambton Rooms will go on into early 2021.

Located on The Terrace, nearby to the Cable Car, Parliament, TSB Arena, Te Papa, and Sky Stadium, we look forward to welcoming you to New Zealand's thriving capital city!

Refurbishment and Maintenance Schedule 

The Lambton Wing of the hotel is currently being upgraded. Renovations are being completed in stages (3 – 4 floors at a time) between the hours of 8.30am – 5pm (Mon - Fri), in order to minimise guest disruption. The expected completion date will be in 2021. Refurbished Executive, Club Rooms & Suites are available now.

Executive Room

Executive Room

Beds: 1 Occupancy: 2

Our brand new Executive Accommodation Rooms feature contemporary furnishings, deluxe bathrooms and thoughtful amenities.

Premium Room

Premium Room

Beds: 1 King Occupancy: 2

Refurbished, spacious rooms presenting guests with a king size bed, chaise lounger, mini bar, walk-in shower, desk, air conditioning, tea/coffee making facilities. These corner rooms enjoy city & harbour views.

King Suite with Harbour View

King Suite with Harbour View

Beds: 1 King or 2 Single Occupancy: 2 Room Size: 64m View: City & Harbour Views

Our fully refurbished Harbour View Suites are on the higher floors of the hotel with stunning city & harbour views. These spacious rooms have a large lounge area to relax in, a dining area and bedroom. You can truly spread out and relax in the Hollywood King Size Bed.

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