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.

  • business trip great hotel friendly courtesous staff tripadvisor

    good location, good facilities friendly staff . Well done team for your consistency here, yet again , this is our hotel of preference in the region. A well equipped gym also and a nice restaurant...

  • Amazing place to stay for business or leisure tripadvisor

    It's everything you expect in a luxury 5 star hotel. I had an amazing room up on the 11th floor overlooking the city and gardens, had an amazing sleep and ate some of the best food I've had in a long...

    NPX007Auckland Central, New Zealand
  • Just so well looked after tripadvisor

    We have just moved to stay at the Sofitel following the temporary closure of the Grand Mercure and we have been welcomed as if we were family and we seriously can't fault anything about the Sofitel...

    Jules LWellington, New Zealand
  • Sofitel Wellington tripadvisor

    My stay far surpassed all expectations. The staff on the floor were excellent and were both knowledgeable and helpful beyond their job titles. They en-devoured to assist with any issue i experienced...

    jessedonaldsonWellington, New Zealand
  • It was an excellent base for our week in Wellington tripadvisor

    Our stay was pre-Covid so some aspects may have changed. We received a warm welcome from reception staff, and taken up to our corner room on floor 14, with an outdoor terrace overlooking the steep...

    AussiesBallaratBallarat, Australia

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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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