Sofitel Wellington - Luxury hotel

Sofitel Wellington

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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
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.

  • Welcoming stay tripadvisor

    Had a great couple of nights at the Sofitel. The service from the staff was great, the room comfortable and clean and also in a great location close to Lambton Quay and the Beehive, Have to mention...

    NZTraveller20Te Anau, New Zealand
  • Lovely sofitel tripadvisor

    I admit to liking sofitels. Pretty much always a comfy stay and no exception here. Lovely comfy room ( although the full length mirror outside the bathroom door left me a little concerned!!). Check...

  • Close to Beehive tripadvisor

    Well appointed hotel with everything you need for a Wellington stay. Located in Bolton Street location is good and for those who like to explore a city on foot it’s ideal. 10 min walk to Cuba...

    741sarahb741Tauranga, New Zealand
  • An absolutely gorgeous hotel tripadvisor

    My husband and our boys had 2 rooms and absolutely loved returning here, the restaurant is an absolutely gorgeous place to be, and the meals are just as good, the service of the restaurant staff and...

    Gembot79Rotorua, New Zealand
  • Unhygienic and unkept room tripadvisor

    This is certainly not up to standards for a 5* hotel. The superior room was dirty, urine drops around the tile in-front of toilet indicates floor was not moped/cleaned between guests. Food still...


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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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