James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor

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147 The Terrace PO Box 2429 Wellington 6140


Qualmark New Zealand Limited


Qualmark Rating: 4.5 stars Qualmark Enviro Gold EarthCheck Gold certified


Room features and guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Internet access
  • Luggage storage
  • Room service
  • View (ocean or water)
  • View (urban)
  • Voicemail box


  • Onsite catering
  • Onsite restaurant
  • Onsite security
  • Space (private)
  • Space (semi-private)
  • Wheelchair accessible

Business services

  • AV capabilities
  • Video conference

AV capabilities

  • AV equipment

Recreational activities

  • Health club

Venue accessibility

  • Airport shuttle
  • Bus
  • Taxi
  • Train


  • Dance floor
  • Loading dock
  • Piano
  • Portable heaters
  • Portable walls
  • Staging area

Distance from airport

  • 4.66 mi. from venue


  • Paid parkingNZ$30.00 / day
  • Street parking
  • Bus parking

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor Meeting Space

Total meeting space8,611 sq. ft.
Meeting rooms10
Largest room2,820 sq. ft.
Second largest room1,787 sq. ft.
Space (Private)Available
Space (Semi-private)8,611 sq. ft.
Exhibit Space2,153 sq. ft.

Guest Rooms

Total guest rooms269
Single (1 bed)159
Double (2 beds)110
Tax rate15%

Local Attractions

Queens Wharf

5 minutes away
The waterfront is one of the city's most distinctive and attractive precincts.
12 Queens Wharf
Wellington, NZ 6011

Civic Square

3 minutes away
65 Victoria St
Wellington, NZ 6011

Botanical Garden

6 minutes away
Visit Wellington Botanic Garden and enjoy its 25ha of unique landscape, protected native forest, conifers, specialised plant collections, colourful floral displays, and views over Wellington city.
101 Glenmore Street
Wellington, NZ 6012

Lambton Quay

1 minute away
Lambton Quay
Wellington, NZ

Cable Car

1 minute away
The Cable Car is situated at the end of the Cable Car Lane, off Lambton Quay in the heart of Wellington's central business district and provides a unique form of public transport from the city to the suburb of Kelburn and the top of the Botanic Garden.
280 Lambton Quay
Wellington, NZ 6011

TSB Bank Arena

Convention center
4 minutes away
Wellington, NZ 6011

Te Papa

15 minutes away
Te Papa is New Zealand's national museum, renowned for being bicultural, scholarly, innovative, and fun.
55 Cable Street
Te Aro
Wellington, NZ 6011

Sky Stadium

6 minutes away
Sky Stadium is an exciting, cost effective and original venue for your next event in Wellington, 15 dedicated function spaces with natural light and fantastic views over the stadium and pitch. Our aim is to serve quality food through a streamlined service that fits the style and pace of the occasion. We will lift your function out of the ordinary by applying energy, vision and fresh ideas to ensure the total experience for your guests is satisfying, from start to finish.
Waterloo Quay
PO Box 2080
Wellington, NZ 6140


At the heart of Wellington’s commercial and retail districts, the James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor has 269 well-appointed rooms and suites. The capital’s leading 4 ½ star hotel, we offer both business and leisure travelers friendly and professional service. The experienced functions team can cater for your every need. Eight meeting and conference rooms, with the option of using the whole 16th floor, and two restaurants and bars, provide ample options for your next event. The James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor is dedicated to two goals: quality and service. Our team will work with you to ensure your meeting or event is a complete success whether it be a boutique function for 10 people or special event cocktail party for 300 people. We have menus designed for every occasion and the executive chef is always available to help design a specific menu around your requirements.

Additional Information

A multimillion-dollar refurbishment of 200 rooms and suites has been completed in 2021, with new Deluxe Rooms, Executive Rooms, and Suites now welcoming guests to experience the newest hotel rooms in Wellington city. All renovated rooms showcase brand new furnishings and a complete refit of the bathrooms, including walk-in showers and Forest and Bird amenities.


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