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FREE CANCELLATION

Save 10% off the Best Available Flexible Rate until 20 September 20 with FREE cancellation until 48 hours prior to arrival.

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Stay 2 & Save 15%

Stay longer in Wellington this Autumn and Save 15% (excludes mid-week). Don't miss out on our special rates!

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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 valet 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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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 hotel and Sojourn Restaurant are open now.

Accommodation & restaurant bookings are available now. We have missed all our wonderful guests and hope to see you soon!

If you're looking for accommodation we have free parking offers, advance 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 Westpac 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.

City Suite

City Suite

Beds: 1 Hollywood King Occupancy: 3 View: City & Harbour View

Our fully refurbished City Suites are located on the top floors with stunning city & harbour views. These spacious rooms have a large lounge area to work or relax in, a dining area and separate bedroom. You can truly spread out and relax in the Hollywood King Size Bed.

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