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What's Wellington like?

People go to Wellington to see famous monuments such as Civic Square, as well as to enjoy its many popular attractions like Wellington Cable Car (Lambton Quay Station). This welcoming city is also known for its museums and shops. Learn about the local heritage of Wellington at top landmarks like Carter Observatory and Old Government Buildings. While here, you may want to make time for other popular sights such as Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand) and Cuba Street Mall.

Where are the best places to stay in Wellington?

Here are our travelers' top 5 places to stay in Wellington:

Beachfront Wellington Bed & Breakfast

Adults-only B&B within easy reach of The Weta Cave
  • • Free breakfast • Free WiFi • Central location

Sofitel Wellington

Upscale hotel, steps from New Zealand Parliament Buildings
  • • Free WiFi • Restaurant • Fitness center • Bar • Close to shopping

DoubleTree by Hilton Wellington

City-center hotel, steps from Wellington Cable Car (Lambton Quay Station)
  • • Restaurant • 24-hour fitness center • Bar • 24-hour front desk • Close to shopping

Edgewater Lodge

Upscale B&B within easy reach of The Weta Cave
  • • Free breakfast • Free parking • Terrace • Central location

QT Wellington Apartments

Luxury hotel with indoor pool, near Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand)
  • • Free WiFi • Restaurant • Spa tub • Fitness center • Central location

What types of hotels are available in Wellington?

We have 147 Wellington accommodations with prices starting at USD 12. Choose one of our 303 deals and get discounts of up to 40%.

Below are the number of accommodations by star rating in Wellington and the surrounding area:

  • • 23 5-star accommodations from USD 22 per night
  • • 73 4-star accommodations from USD 66 per night
  • • 35 3-star accommodations from USD 45 per night
  • • 11 2-star accommodations from USD 17 per night

How to Get to Wellington

What are the closest airports to Wellington?

  • • Wellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.), 3.5 mi (5.6 km) from central Wellington
  • • Paraparaumu (PPQ), 28.9 mi (46.5 km) from central Wellington

What are the closest train stations to Wellington?

  • • Wellington Station (0.5 mi/0.8 km from the city center)
  • • Wellington Kaiwharawhara Station (2 mi/3.2 km from the city center)
  • • Wellington Crofton Downs Station (2.2 mi/3.6 km from the city center)

Things to See and Do in Wellington

What is there to see in Wellington?

  • • Civic Square
  • • Carter Observatory
  • • Old Government Buildings
  • • Courtenay Place
  • • Beehive

What is there to do in Wellington?

  • • Wellington Cable Car (Lambton Quay Station)
  • • Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand)
  • • Cuba Street Mall
  • • Wellington Zoo
  • • Wellington Waterfront

Other Popular Wellington Attractions

  • • Botanic Gardens
  • • St Paul's Cathedral
  • • Old St Paul's
  • • Westpac Stadium
  • • Mount Victoria Lookout

When is the best time to visit Wellington?

  • • Hottest months: February, January, December, March (average 68°F)
  • • Coldest months: July, August, June, September (average 43°F)
  • • Rainiest months: June, July, October, and August (average 3.51 inches of rainfall)

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