Museum Art Hotel - Wellington

ex. Museum Hotel Wellington

90 Cable Streetwellington Nz 6011, Wellington, New Zealand, 6001  show map
 4 stars
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Museum Art Hotel - Wellington

 Paid Wi-Fi

Paid Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

Overview

Set on the waterfront, Museum Hotel is a four-star boutique hotel located opposite Te Papa Museum and close to the luxurious shops, restaurants and live theatres.

Renovated in 2007, it combines original design in public areas with elegant comfort and the latest technology in guest rooms.

All 161 rooms feature full-sized desks, private bathrooms and satellite TVs. Some rooms offer harbor views.

There is the Hippopotamus restaurant and bar in the hotel, serving French cuisine accompanied by stunning views.

Wi-Fi is available in the entire hotel and the price is NZD12 per 24 hours. More than 380sqm of conference space divided into five meeting rooms can accommodate from two up to 150 people.

The fitness center features exercise equipment, treadmills and sauna. The spa offers numerous treatments and luxury spa packages, massages and waxing. There are also two swimming pools, a spa pool and indoor pool.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of floors:   12.  Number of rooms:   165.

Rooms

The hotel provides non-smoking rooms, as well as rooms and facilities for people with disabilities.

Harbour rooms feature private balcony overlooking Te Papa museum and Wellington Harbour.

Marina suites are equipped with kitchenette and there is a bathtub for two persons.

Two bedroom suites feature extra living space and come with two bedrooms with a queen size bed in each.

Baby cots are available for children under two for a rate of NZD10 per night, per person.

Children under 12 stay free in existing beds.

Dining options

A La carte breakfast is served each morning in the Hippopotamus restaurant and costs NZD25 per person.

Hippo breakfast is offered for a price of NZD35.

In-room dining, including breakfast, lunch and dinner menu is possible on request.

The Hippopotamus restaurant serves innovative French cuisine.

The Hippopotamus cocktail bar offers a wide choice of original cocktails and magnificent harbour views.

The hotel offers a buffet breakfast at the price of NZD 25 per person per night. 

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Coffee shop
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Guest Parking

  • private parking is possible on site at NZD 20 per day.

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Lobby bar
  • Cafe
  • Private dining services
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/Baby cots (on request)
  • Paid babysitting/Child services
  • DVDs/Videos for children

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Harbor view

Room facilities

  • Paid Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Washing machine
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers

Kitchen facilities

  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dishwasher
  • Cookware/Kitchen utensils
  • Espresso maker

Bedroom

  • Pillow menu

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Sound docking station
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay at the price of NZD 10 per person per night in a crib. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

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Hotel Address:

90 Cable Streetwellington Nz 6011, Wellington, New Zealand, 6001

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City Center
  • Wellington
    2700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Wellington Station
    4600 ft
  • Kaiwharawhara Station
    2.2 mi
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Hippopotamus (cuisine: French)
    100 ft
  • Big Bad Wolf (cuisine: Contemporary)
    300 ft
Parks
  • Frank Kitts Park
    1900 ft
Beaches
  • Oriental Bay
    1100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    12
  • Number of rooms:
    165

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Rooms and availability

The hotel provides non-smoking rooms, as well as rooms and facilities for people with disabilities.

Harbour rooms feature private balcony overlooking Te Papa museum and Wellington Harbour.

Marina suites are equipped with kitchenette and there is a bathtub for two persons.

Two bedroom suites feature extra living space and come with two bedrooms with a queen size bed in each.

Baby cots are available for children under two for a rate of NZD10 per night, per person.

Children under 12 stay free in existing beds.

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Bed type: 1 Single bed
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Bed type: King Size bed
Size: 325 sq. feet
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    Bed type: King Size bed
    Size: 325 sq. feet
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      Bed type: King Size bed
      Size: 325 sq. feet
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        Bed type: 2 Queen Size beds or King Size bed
        Size: 380 sq. feet
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            Bed type: King Size bed
            Size: 380 sq. feet
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              Bed type: Double Bed or 1 Super-King Size bed or 1 Single bed
              Size: 380 sq. feet
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                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel Museum Art Hotel - Wellington Wellington location
                    Show big map »

                    Hotel Address:

                    90 Cable Streetwellington Nz 6011, Wellington, New Zealand, 6001

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • Wellington
                      2700 ft
                    Airports
                    Train Stations
                    • Wellington Station
                      4600 ft
                    • Kaiwharawhara Station
                      2.2 mi
                    • Bus stop
                      700 ft
                    Restaurants
                    • Hippopotamus (cuisine: French)
                      100 ft
                    • Big Bad Wolf (cuisine: Contemporary)
                      300 ft
                    Parks
                    • Frank Kitts Park
                      1900 ft
                    Beaches
                    • Oriental Bay
                      1100 ft
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-In:
                      from  3 pm
                    • Check-Out:
                      until  11 am
                    • Year renovated:
                      2007
                    • Number of floors:
                      12
                    • Number of rooms:
                      165

                    Hotel Awards

                    New ZealandHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedWellingtonMuseum Art Hotel

                    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                    Best Spa Hotels in New Zealand

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                    What's nearby

                    Tourist attractions

                    • Cable Car - 3300 ft
                    • Ascot Street - 1.1 mi
                    • Wellington Zoo - 1.9 mi

                    Popular areas

                    • Cuba Street - 1400 ft
                    • City Center - 2300 ft

                    Places of interest

                    • Old Government Buildings - 5000 ft
                    • Parliament Buildings - 5000 ft
                    • Wind Turbine - 1.8 mi

                    Convention centers

                    • Queen's Wharf Event Centre - 2700 ft

                    Monuments and Landmarks

                    • National War Memorial - 2700 ft
                    • Beehive Parliament Building - 5000 ft
                    • Old St Paul's Church - 1.0 mi

                    Stadiums

                    • Basin Reserve Cricket Ground - 3000 ft
                    • Westpac Stadium - 1.3 mi

                    Museums

                    • Te Papa - 400 ft
                    • Colonial Cottage Museum - 4300 ft
                    • Carter Observatory - 4600 ft
                    • Archives New Zealand - 1.0 mi
                    • Katherine Mansfield Birthplace - 1.5 mi

                    Parks

                    • Civic Square - 2000 ft
                    • Botanical Gardens - 1.1 mi

                    Local Attractions

                    • Reserve Bank Museum - 5100 ft
                      2 The Terrace, Wellington
                    • National Archives - 1.0 mi
                      10 Mulgrave Street, Wellington
                    • Old St Paul's Cathedral - 1.1 mi
                      34 Mulgrave St, Wellington
                    • Government House - 1.0 mi
                      1 Rugby St, Wellington
                    • Tonga Island Marine Reserve - 1.0 mi
                      Abel Tasman National ParkNew Zealand

                    Near the hotelNear the hotel

                    • Museum of New Zealand (Te Papa Tongarewa) - 100 ft
                      55 Cable St, Wellington
                    • Cuba Street District - 1600 ft
                      Access from Wakefield Street and, Wellington
                    • Frank Kitts Park - 1900 ft
                      Jervois Quay, Wellington
                    • St. John's in the City - 2600 ft
                      Cnr Willis & Dixon Streets, Wellington
                    • Oriental Bay - 1100 ft
                      Oriental Parade, Wellington
                    • City Gallery Wellington - 1800 ft
                      101 Wakefield St, Wellington
                    • Museum of Wellington City & Sea - 2700 ft
                      Queens Wharf, Wellington

                    Restaurants Nearby

                    • Hippopotamus - 100 ft

                      Address: 90 Cable St
                      Phone: 04-8028935

                      84% likes this, based on 217 reviews
                      Cuisine: French
                      Price Range: USD 37 - USD 192

                    • Monsoon Poon - 600 ft

                      Address: 12 Blair St
                      Phone: 04 803 3555

                      69% likes this, based on 155 reviews
                      Cuisine: Seafood, Indian, Asian, Chinese

                    • Two Souls - 600 ft

                      Address: 290 Wakefield St
                      Phone: 048033137

                      70% likes this, based on 120 reviews
                      Cuisine: International
                      Price Range: USD 22 - USD 31

                    • Big Bad Wolf - 300 ft

                      Address: 262 Wakefield Street
                      Phone: +64 4 382 9111

                      74% likes this, based on 36 reviews
                      Cuisine: Contemporary
                      Price Range: USD 10 - USD 27

                    • Joe's Garage - 400 ft

                      Address: 5 Tory Street

                      76% likes this, based on 76 reviews
                      Cuisine: Contemporary

                    Getting there.

                    Wellington International Airport is 8km away from the Museum Hotel.

                    Follow the signs “City”. On Cambridge Terrace take the road onto Wakefield Street. Turn right to Tory Street. You will find the Museum Art Hotel on your right hand in the corner of Tory Street and Cable Street.

                    State Highway from/to Auckland, Taupo and Levin.

                    Take the Aotea Quay exit (first exit into the city) and continue driving for approximately 2km on Waterloo Quay. Follow the Jervois Quay and then Cable Street. On the right hand side you will find the Museum Hotel.

                    Hotel information
                    • Check-In:
                      from  3 pm
                    • Check-Out:
                      until  11 am
                    • Year renovated:
                      2007
                    • Number of floors:
                      12
                    • Number of rooms:
                      165

                    Hotel Awards

                    New ZealandHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedWellingtonMuseum Art Hotel

                    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                    Best Spa Hotels in New Zealand

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                    Museum Art Hotel Reviews

                    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Museum Art Hotel

                    Average guest rating

                    8.4out of 10
                    Exceptional
                    Based on 258 reviews

                    Rating by category:

                    Location
                    10.0
                    Service
                    7.0
                    Value
                    7.0
                    Rooms
                    10.0

                    Individual guest reviews

                    • Older travelers
                      7.4

                      We went to wellington for a show. This hotel is clean and tidy. It is very handy to the wellington city centre. The staff were helpfull and the art work in the lobby was great.

                      The butter portions on the breakfast table was stingy and the waitress a bit grumpy when we asked for more.

                    • Group of friends
                      8.0

                      Interesting hotel theme with a great location and comfortable rooms

                      We were unable to get the television or stereo to work, so called down to reception. They said a "valet" would be up straight away, but no one ever showed. We mentioned this problem the next day when we checked-out but the woman at reception seemed unconcerned.

                    • Older travelers
                      7.4

                      Liked the whole atmosphere,the art work,the very friendly and pleasant staff at all levels and the restaurant was excellent.

                      The room at night was too warm and the air conditioning unit too noisy for a good nights sleep.

                    • Older travelers
                      9.2

                      Loved the interior design - specifically artwork

                      Pool was too far away from normal rooms - don't want to walk thru lobby in robe or togs

                    • Older travelers
                      7.4

                      We enjoyed the convenience of the location, it was handy to bars, restaurants, and shops, and was within walking distance of public transport. We also enjoyed the fitness equipment it was modern and in good condition.

                      It would have been nice to be advised before hand that the restaurant downstairs was closed, and when we entered our room it was nice to get a Easter egg and a bottle of water, however there was two of us in the room.

                    • Couple
                      10.0

                      Being close enough to easily take walks around Wellington city explore shops, attractions and restaurants.

                    • Couple
                      7.0

                      The location and art in the Hotel, fact that you could park your car outside hotel. Internet working.

                      When we got there after 1 in the morning after been traveling for 28 hours we did not feel very welcome. I did let them know that we were coming so late, and experienced booking in not nice. Our room were not properly cleaned every day- we forgot the bath water in one morning. They did not even pull the plug!!! Old newspapers were left on a pile. We also got the smallest room possible - a friend of ours stayed their for 2 nights same rate and his room was double our room size. We were their for 7 nights. I would rate the hotel for it's looks but not for good value!!!!!! Nice to have the coffee machine in the lobby but half the time the beans were finished or out of water.

                    • Single
                      9.6

                      I like Museum hotel very much. It's a luxury hotel and made me relaxable. Even the price more expensive than other hotel, but it's still valueable.

                    • Older travelers
                      9.6

                      The location, the art work, public spaces and Hippopotamus restaurant.

                    • Single
                      8.2

                      The location! Was able most of Wellington's cbd in no time at all.

                      Too few power points!

                    • Couple
                      8.4

                      Loved the art work and the whole entrance was very special.

                      We thought considering the caliber of the rest of the hotel, the bathrooms could do with an update especially the bath/shower and tiles.

                    • Single
                      9.2

                      I was attending a conference at Te Papa Museum across the street from Museum Hotel and the location couldn't be more convenient.

                      I did not spend much time at the hotel so it turned out to be much more expensive than what I needed, which was just a place walking distance from Te Papa Museum. I did not need the restaurant or bar, and did not have time to use the pool or fitness room. My room, which fronted the main road, was a bit noisy at times when emergency vehicles went by with sirens blaring. The Museum Hotel is classy but overpriced, in my opinion.

                    • Single
                      9.2

                      Staff service, parking , location to town hall for my symposia

                      The restaurant was full !

                    • Older travelers
                      7.0

                      The room was expensive for the size and standard of fittings and services. Had a worn feel about it

                    • Older travelers
                      7.0

                      The room upgrade

                      Our experience was unsatisfactory. Although they gave us an upgrade, the room aircondiitoning did not work at first, then after attention ,was over heated. The hotel did not have a budget bistro or cafe, and the wine in the restaurant was overpriced, and the menu had no vegetarian option. The waiter said the chef could make me something, but I don't think that is satisfactory considering they promote the restaurant as "fine dining" . .We ate in our room and drank our own wine. The cheese plate was overpriced, and a very small portion at $25. Also, there was a survey from another guest dated some weeks earlier which had not been removed, and that person was also highly critical of the restaurant.

                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel Museum Art Hotel - Wellington Wellington location
                    Show big map »

                    Hotel Address:

                    90 Cable Streetwellington Nz 6011, Wellington, New Zealand, 6001

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • Wellington
                      2700 ft
                    Airports
                    Train Stations
                    • Wellington Station
                      4600 ft
                    • Kaiwharawhara Station
                      2.2 mi
                    • Bus stop
                      700 ft
                    Restaurants
                    • Hippopotamus (cuisine: French)
                      100 ft
                    • Big Bad Wolf (cuisine: Contemporary)
                      300 ft
                    Parks
                    • Frank Kitts Park
                      1900 ft
                    Beaches
                    • Oriental Bay
                      1100 ft
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-In:
                      from  3 pm
                    • Check-Out:
                      until  11 am
                    • Year renovated:
                      2007
                    • Number of floors:
                      12
                    • Number of rooms:
                      165

                    Hotel Awards

                    New ZealandHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedWellingtonMuseum Art Hotel

                    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                    Best Spa Hotels in New Zealand

                    Use Badge