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Wellington, New Zealand - Wellington (WLG)
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Top Rated hotels near Wellington Airport

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Yha Wellington City - Hostel
Yha Wellington City - Hostel
8.3 Excellent
292 Wakefield Street, Wellington, New Zealand
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0.6 mi from city centre, Wellington, New Zealand 

YHA Wellington provides a comfortable setting when in Wellington. It is situated in the area's popular nightlife district, just a short walk from Courtenay Place.

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The Dwellington
The Dwellington
9.2 Excellent
8 Halswell Street, Wellington, New Zealand
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0.9 mi from city centre, Wellington, New Zealand 

This comfortable hostel in Wellington offers free Wi-Fi, as well as luggage storage and a shared kitchen. It is ideally located for guests wanting to sightsee in the area.

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The Setup on Manners Apartment Hotel
The Setup on Manners Apartment Hotel
8.2 Excellent
Wellington, New Zealand
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0.3 mi from city centre, Wellington, New Zealand 

The Setup on Manners Apartment Hotel is set in Wellington and is close to nearby landmarks, including Cuba Street, the St. James Theatre and the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. It also offers a vending machine, laundry facilities and free Wi-Fi.

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Sofitel Wellington
Sofitel Wellington
8.8 Excellent
11 Bolton Street, Wellington, New Zealand
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0.5 mi from city centre, Wellington, New Zealand 

Located a short walk from Lambton Quay Cable Car Station, Sofitel Wellington is an ideal base while in Wellington. It is moments from Bolton Street Memorial Park, restaurants and nightlife options.

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Quest Atrium Serviced Apartments
Quest Atrium Serviced Apartments
7.8 Good
Wellington, New Zealand
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0.1 mi from city centre, Wellington, New Zealand 

Just a stone's throw from Lambton Quay Cable Car Station, Quest Atrium Serviced Apartments offers a modern place to stay, close to Wellington's popular tourist attractions. It has a spa and wellness centre, as well as a sauna, a beauty centre and an outdoor heated pool.

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ibis Wellington
ibis Wellington
7.9 Good
153 Featherston Street, Wellington, New Zealand
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0.2 mi from city centre, Wellington, New Zealand 

Ibis Wellington offers modern accommodation in Wellington and is a short walk from Lambton Quay Cable Car Station. It also provides meeting rooms, a swimming pool and an express check-in and check-out feature.

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Gilmer Apartment Hotel
Gilmer Apartment Hotel
8.4 Excellent
Wellington, New Zealand
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0.1 mi from city centre, Wellington, New Zealand 

Gilmer Apartment Hotel is located amongst Wellington's popular nightlife destinations, just a short stroll from Lambton Quay Cable Car Station. It also features a swimming pool and a sauna.

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Quest Wellington
Quest Wellington
8.1 Excellent
Quest Wellington 33 Hunter St, Wellington, New Zealand
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0.1 mi from city centre, Wellington, New Zealand 

Located in Wellington, Quest Wellington Serviced Apartments is set amongst a variety of popular shops and is minutes on foot from Lambton Quay Cable Car Station. It also provides babysitting/child services, luggage storage and a 24-hour reception.

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Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers
Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers
7.1 Good
1 Bunny Street Wellington Cbd, Wellington, New Zealand
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0.5 mi from city centre,  

Situated in Wellington, Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers provides stylish, 4-star accommodation close to Government Buildings Historic Reserve. It also features an express check-in and check-out feature, free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour reception.

£12
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Nomads Capital Backpackers - Wellington
Nomads Capital Backpackers - Wellington
7.2 Good
118 Wakefield Street, Wellington, New Zealand
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0.2 mi from city centre,  

Nomads Capital Backpackers - Wellington is set in Wellington and is a short walk from Lambton Quay Cable Car Station. It is situated just a short stroll from a number of popular bars, clubs and restaurants.

£12
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The Cambridge Hotel
The Cambridge Hotel
7.5 Good
28 Cambridge Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand
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0.7 mi from city centre,  

Cambridge Hotel Wellington is located in Wellington and is close to the area's well-known attractions. Only a short stroll from Courtenay Place, it provides traditional rooms equipped with a kitchenette, a refrigerator and tea and coffee making facilities.

£16
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The Dwellington
The Dwellington
9.2 Excellent
8 Halswell Street, Wellington, New Zealand
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0.9 mi from city centre,  

This comfortable hostel in Wellington offers free Wi-Fi, as well as luggage storage and a shared kitchen. It is ideally located for guests wanting to sightsee in the area.

£19
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Liberty Apartment Hotel
Liberty Apartment Hotel
7.2 Good
Wellington, New Zealand
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0.5 mi from city centre,  

Liberty Apartment Hotel provides a comfortable setting while in Wellington. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of free Wi-Fi throughout their stay.

£20
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Yha Wellington City - Hostel
Yha Wellington City - Hostel
8.3 Excellent
292 Wakefield Street, Wellington, New Zealand
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0.6 mi from city centre,  

YHA Wellington provides a comfortable setting when in Wellington. It is situated in the area's popular nightlife district, just a short walk from Courtenay Place.

£23
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Aura Hotel
Aura Hotel
5.4 Okay
95 Manners Street, Wellington, New Zealand
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0.3 mi from city centre,  

Situated within walking distance of Lambton Quay Cable Car Station, Aura Hotel Wellington provides guests with an ideal base while in Wellington. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet access throughout the property.

£34
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Shepherds Arms Hotel
Shepherds Arms Hotel
7.5 Good
285 Tinakori Road, Thorndon, Wellington, New Zealand
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0.6 mi from city centre,  

Less than a 20-minute walk from Wellington Railway Station, Shepherds Arms Hotel offers guests an ideal base when visiting Wellington. Some of the popular features provided at this 3-star hotel include complimentary on-site parking and Wi-Fi.

£39
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Hotel prices near Wellington Airport

2 stars and under
Aura Hotel
No. 1 most popular

Aura Hotel

95 Manners Street, Wellington, New Zealand

5.4. Okay
£34

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Harbour City Motor Inn
No. 2 most popular

Harbour City Motor Inn

92-96 Webb Street, Wellington, New Zealand

7.0. Good
£76

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The Cambridge Hotel
Best value

The Cambridge Hotel

28 Cambridge Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand

7.5. Good
£16

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3 stars
ibis Wellington
No. 1 most popular

ibis Wellington

153 Featherston Street, Wellington, New Zealand

7.9. Good
£67

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Mercure Wellington Abel Tasman
No. 2 most popular

Mercure Wellington Abel Tasman

169 Willis Street, Wellington, New Zealand

7.5. Good
£75

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Yha Wellington City - Hostel
Best value

Yha Wellington City - Hostel

292 Wakefield Street, Wellington, New Zealand

8.3. Excellent
£23

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4 stars +
Intercontinental Wellington, An IHG Hotel
No. 1 most popular

Intercontinental Wellington, An IHG Hotel

2 Grey Street, Wellington, New Zealand

8.6. Excellent
£122

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Sofitel Wellington
No. 2 most popular

Sofitel Wellington

11 Bolton Street, Wellington, New Zealand

8.8. Excellent
£102

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Grand Mercure Wellington
Best value

Grand Mercure Wellington

345 The Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand

9.0. Excellent
£77

Avg. per night

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Where to stay near Wellington Airport

About Wellington Airport

New Zealand’s capital is also home to its third busiest airport, coming in just behind the international airports at Christchurch and Auckland. Wellington International Airport serves over five million passengers a year to a range of domestic and international destinations.

Just over a dozen airlines operate passenger flights at Wellington International Airport. Many of these routes are domestic, such as to Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin and Queenstown. Most of its international routes go to Australia. Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane all fall under the list of Australian cities accessible from Wellington. Destinations further afield include Singapore and Fiji.

The most reliable way to reach the city centre from Wellington International Airport is the Airport Flyer Bus. Buses leave every 20 minutes and serve Wellington’s Hutt Valley suburbs as well as the centre of the New Zealand capital. Service terminates in Lower Hutt.

Originally known as Rongotai Airport, Wellington International Airport had humble beginnings as a single grass runway in 1929. In the 1990s, New Zealand considered moving Wellington’s airport to Paraparaumu, Wairarapa, or another site, but ultimately decided to upgrade the airport at Rongotai. The new terminal was completed just in time for the new millennium.

Wellington Airport travel FAQs

New Zealand’s capital is also home to its third busiest airport, coming in just behind the international airports at Christchurch and Auckland. Wellington International Airport serves over five million passengers a year to a range of domestic and international destinations.

Just over a dozen airlines operate passenger flights at Wellington International Airport. Many of these routes are domestic, such as to Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin and Queenstown. Most of its international routes go to Australia. Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane all fall under the list of Australian cities accessible from Wellington. Destinations further afield include Singapore and Fiji.

The most reliable way to reach the city centre from Wellington International Airport is the Airport Flyer Bus. Buses leave every 20 minutes and serve Wellington’s Hutt Valley suburbs as well as the centre of the New Zealand capital. Service terminates in Lower Hutt.

Originally known as Rongotai Airport, Wellington International Airport had humble beginnings as a single grass runway in 1929. In the 1990s, New Zealand considered moving Wellington’s airport to Paraparaumu, Wairarapa, or another site, but ultimately decided to upgrade the airport at Rongotai. The new terminal was completed just in time for the new millennium.

  • What are the best hotels near Wellington Airport?

    Travelodge Hotel Wellington is a very popular hotel near Wellington Airport, with a score of 7.9 from 3,506 reviews. Grand Mercure Wellington (9.0 from 499 reviews) and Rydges Wellington (8.1 from 8,216 reviews) are also highly rated Wellington Airport hotels, based on recent feedback from HotelsCombined users.