Sofitel Wellington - Luxury hotel

Sofitel Wellington

The Hotel

Bonjour, Kia ora, Beinvenue, Nau mai Haere mai.

Welcome to the heart of New Zealand, Wellington.

A vibrant capital city where you can enjoy experiences from elegant funky bars to bohemian art communities, and the Museum of New Zealand, Te Papa

Sofitel embraces this spirited atmosphere and rests harmoniously within the shadow of the Botanic Gardens and rugged windswept coastlines.

Live the French way and enjoy modern luxury with authentic and lively experiences.

Nau mai Haere mai ko toku kainga. Welcome to my home.

Raymond Faulkner
The General Manager
11 Bolton St
6011 Wellington
Tel: +64 4 472 2001
Fax: +64 4 472 2550

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Live the French Way

Each Sofitel draws inspiration from local culture and tradition while celebrating innovation and the French art de vivre to offer a one-of-a-kind, luxurious hotel experience. From design details to exhibitions and events, discover what makes our hotel so unique.

  • Great hotel and staff tripadvisor

    I stayed there for a weekend and it was perfect! I was worried the Wellington hotels would be aged and not very modern but i was surprised with the service and quality. It was on the same level that...

    AskMyGirlNew York City, New York
  • Pleasant stay tripadvisor

    This is a wonderful hotel, the restaurant is divine, I stayed here once before, only thing is they use chemical sprays to clean the bathrooms, hospital grade disinfectant is all that should be used...

  • Weekend in Wellington tripadvisor

    We were welcomed to the Sofitel in Bolton Street before even leaving our car. The concierge came over and helped with luggage straight away. We checked in at the friendly reception and arrived to a...

  • Great stay great staff impeccable cleanliness tripadvisor

    We have stayed here a few times and nothing is a bother. They now also have a lounge so if this is a benefit for you they do it well with afternoon tea also and pre dinner nibbles Claris was a lovely...

  • Welcoming, Conveniently located and Comfortable tripadvisor

    From the moment of our warm reception to the time of prompt and efficient check-out we felt appreciated and welcome. [ The only mini-negative of our whole stay was the non-receipt of the promised...

    WorldWideKiwiRangiora, New Zealand

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Surrounded by lush botanicals and ideally positioned in Wellington’s business and government hub, Sofitel Wellington blends the French ‘art de vivre’ with the pure beauty of New Zealand’s capital.

Sofitel Wellington is in close proximity to Wellington’s exciting attractions: The Beehive and Parliament Buildings, Te Papa Museum, Wellington Botanical Gardens, Cable Car, Westpac Stadium, Mount Victoria, Wellington Zoo, the Zealandia Sanctuary, Weta Workshop and Cuba Street.

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