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Wellington Conference Venue Information

Let us make your next conference a successful one

Explore our Wellington meeting space at James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor. 

Meetings and Events

The James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor is a versatile Wellington conference venue suitable for a wide range of events. Positioned on The Terrace, the Hotel is within walking distance of Shed 6, TSB Arena, Te Papa, prominent Wellington corporations, and government offices, and can provide affordable accommodation for event attendees. Select from one of our ten conference rooms and let our event coordinators customise a proposal that’s right for you.

With the recent completion of the refurbished conference floor, the James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor is the perfect place for your next event. We have ten conference rooms available in a variety of sizes, all with high-speed Internet and seating for up to 240 delegates theatre-style, 300 guests banquet style, or for cocktails. The entire 16th Floor may also be reserved for larger events like tradeshows with conveniently connected rooms.

Whitby’s Restaurant (level 17) is also available for banquets and private dining.

To make an enquiry please phone 04 499 9503 or email


Reward your guests with enticing cuisine and a superior level of personalised service. The James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor’s Executive Chef is available to create a menu that caters to your taste and budget, including vegetarian, gluten-free and healthy options.

Audio Visual

In addition to high-speed internet connectivity throughout the hotel, we offer cutting-edge audiovisual equipment and technical support to ensure flawlessly executed presentations. Lighting and theming services are also available.