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InterContinental Wellington

Wellington, New Zealand

InterContinental Wellington is a luxury, modern, city hotel with fantastic views located moments from Lambton Quay in the heart of New Zealand's capital city, Wellington. The perfect city base for any visitor to New Zealand's capital.

At a Glance

  • The InterContinental's downtown location is perfect for exploring the city on foot

  • Great views across the water from the Club floors

  • A stone's throw from the vibrant Courtenay Place bars and restaurants

  • All the features of a 5 star international standard hotel

  • Great dining options, an indoor pool and spa

Adventure, Culture, Family,

Insider's View

To my utter delight I spent a very enjoyable ride in a lift with 4 of the All Blacks rugby team, only to then see the entire team waiting in the lobby!

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Insider's View

With an array of buzzing bars to choose from, make the most of the nightlife in Wellington as its one of the best places to have a dance in New Zealand. Its one of the less sleepy towns to pick from!

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Insider's View

Enjoy an early evening drink in one of the vibrant bars on the water-front to soak up the atmosphere on the city. On a warm evening, you can even bag yourself a beanbag, for a drink in the sun.

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Call us on 858 345 1762 to start planning your vacation to InterContinental Wellington or take a look at our itineraries to Wellington and the Wairarapa


Located just moments from the busting shopping district of Lambton Quay and the superb restaurants and bars of the Waterfront, the InterContinental is set right in the heart of this vibrant and cosmopolitan city. Many of the city's highlights such as the waterfront, historic iconic cable car, Te Papa Museum of New Zealand and numerous art galleries, restaurants and bars can be explored by foot from here. A multitude of other activities and sights are just a short journey away.

The hotel's luxurious spacious and elegant rooms and suites are the essence of chic modern décor and some have expansive harbor views. Choose a room or suite with access to the hotel's Club Lounge to add an extra bit of luxury to your stay - quiet breakfasts, all day snacks and evening canapés can be enjoyed here in an exclusive environment.

When not out exploring Wellington's abundance of restaurants, the hotel's Chameleon Restaurant is well known for its modern New Zealand frae and Arizona serves Tex Mex in a lively setting. Guests at the InterContinental also benefit from a great health club with heated indoor pool on site.


InterContinental Wellington has 232 Guest Rooms and Suites. Experience the capital from a stylish Standard Guest Room or indulge in the sophisticated styling of a fully refurbished Deluxe Guest Room complete with new bathroom, walk-in shower, multi-device wireless internet, digital audio hub, 46 inch TV, digital lighting and air conditioning controls. There are also the 2 Club InterContinental floors with access to the exclusive Club lounge with panoramic harbor view, gourmet breakfast, all-day refreshments, pre-dinner drinks, canapé’s and valet car parking.


Children are welcome to come and stay at InterContinental Wellington. However, there are no facilities available except for babysitting, which can be arranged on request. Interconnecting rooms are also available.


InterContinental Wellington has two restaurants and bars - Chameleon is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and serves a delicious contemporary New Zealand menu complemented by a fine selection of local wines and cocktails from the bar. Arizona Bar is a local favorite for Tex Mex, Grills, music and a fun, lively atmosphere. The Emerge Fitness Center offers guests fitness classes, a heated indoor pool, fully equipped gym, sauna and massage treatments by appointment.


Activities within the hotel are centerd around the health and fitness facilities but just a stone's throw from the hotel there is an abundance of sightseeing, shopping, restaurants and cultural experiences just waiting to be discovered.

Location & Directions

Wellington, New Zealand

Located on Grey Street, adjacent to the harbor waterfront, in the heart of Wellington. InterContinental Wellington is within walking distance of Museum of Wellington City & Sea, Wellington Cable Car, and Civic Square.

When to go

The climate in New Zealand is incredibly pleasant, with warm and balmy summers and cold crisp winter months with wonderful clear, blue skies. The warmer high-season months of November to April are perfect for outdoor exploration. The colder months of June to August are the best time to ski.

Both North and South Islands are drier on the east coast, rather than on the west, where mountain ranges act as a trap for the moisture-rich winds from the Tasman Sea. It is also worth remembering that it is usually a few degrees cooler on the South Island than the North Island and as New Zealand has a maritime climate, the weather can change rapidly.

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Call us on 858 345 1762 to start planning your vacation to InterContinental Wellington or take a look at our itineraries to Wellington and the Wairarapa

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