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

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Grand Occasion Package

Celebrate your next occasion with us and make the most of a late checkout, bottle of bubbles, breakfast and valet parking.

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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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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.

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.

Club King Room

Club King Room

Beds: 1 King or 2 Single Beds Occupancy: 2

Be the first to experience the refurbished level 26 Club Rooms at the James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor. All rooms feature contemporary furnishings, brand new bathrooms with walk-in showers and luxurious amenities.

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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