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 government.
As per the announcement on 23 March 2020 to move into Level 4 lockdown, non-essential businesses must close. Therefore, the hotel will be closed from 25th March 2020 for the duration of this lockdown period. Should you need to contact us about a reservation during this time please contact us here.
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.
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.