The first thing that comes to our mind whenever planning an itinerary to any part of the world is the estimated cost of accommodation. The modern technology has now made it easier to find any reasonably priced hotel in the world, but it still requires picking the best from the lot. Here are some of the best budget hotels in the city of Wellington that will cost you less than $100 NZD per night, and if you are looking for a comfortable airport transfer to these hotels, don’t forget to book Wellington bus hire.

 

Halswell Lodge

This Qualmark hotel in Wellington is centrally located and has 36 well-appointed rooms, with options including 18 budget hotel rooms, 4 with spa bath, 6 luxury rooms in the restored villa, and 12 studio apartments. Located on 21 Kent Terrace, the Halswell Lodge is certainly the most affordable hotel in the city with rates under 100 NZD per night.

Top class amenities of the hotel include hot bath, continental breakfast, fully equipped kitchen, in-room spa, in-room broadband, iron board, hair dryer, cot, high chair and electric blankets. In spite of the reasonable accommodation cost, the service and hospitality at this hotel is of exceptional quality, which you may generally find in any good place. If you are looking for a short weekend stay in Wellington, this place is a perfect find!

Mercure Wellington – Abel Tasman Hotel

The Mercure Wellington – Abel Tasman Hotel is coupled with a sister branch Grand Mercure Central City Apartment Hotel, offering 73 and 54 guest rooms respectively at reasonable prices. Around four versatile conference rooms are available with a capacity of 150 guests. The rooms are spacious and flexible enough, with natural light coming in.

The area surrounding the hotel is quite upbeat with museums, theatres, restaurants and shops, all within a walking distance. You can easily find this spot, only a block away from the Northern motorway. The Corner Bistro 169 Bar and Restaurant has a laid-back ambiance with a wide array of delicious meals served throughout the day. The venue is also available for special occasions such as wedding or private functions.

Thorndon Hotel by Rydges

Located on the edge of the corporate precincts of Thorndon and the doorstep to CBD, the Thordon Hotel by Rydges enjoys an ideal location near the Westpac Stadium, catering to all sorts of major events. Rooms are bright and spacious with upgraded facilities, set against the backdrop of beautiful hills, city skyline and panoramic views of the harbour. It’s a perfect venue for both business and leisure traveller. Nearby the hotel, you can spot botanical gardens, government offices and parliament buildings.

The on-site Glasshouse Restaurant and Bar offers a tantalising menu in a relaxing environment, with modern cuisine and a beautiful setting overlooking the lush gardens, making for an ideal dining occasion. In addition to that, the conference rooms have natural light and air coming in, with sound proof doors, and a seating capacity of up to 150 people.

747 Motel

Hardly a 5-minute drive from the Wellington International Airport, the 747 Motel is the best choice you have for a quick stay in the city, especially if you are a frequent traveller. The spacious rooms are equipped with cooking facilities and a satellite TV. Visitors have an access to luggage storage, guest laundry, WiFi and barbecue facilities. In close proximity to the region, there are notable landmarks including the Wellington City Centre, Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre and a 15-minute drive to the Interislander Ferry Terminal.

Each of the rooms feature coffee/tea making facilities, private bathroom and cosy sofas, along with a toaster, electric frypan, microwave and kitchenette in some rooms. For a very affordable rate per night, you get convenient facilities, in addition to  ambiance and helpful staff.

YHA Wellington Backpackers

This ultra-clean modern and bright accommodation in central part of Wellington is ideal for everything the city has to offer. There is a selection of cabinet food available at this place, with an on-site espresso bar. It’s a walking distance from theatres, shops and bars on Courtenay Place, and close to Embassy Theatre, Weta Cave Workshop and Te Papa Museum. The budget ensuite rooms have lockers, or you can also opt for double and queen private rooms.

Key highlights of the hostel include Daily breakfast Deal with freshly baked bagels and home-made jam, completely equipped kitchen and dining areas, TV lounge with projector, comfortable lounges and complimentary travel booking services. In addition to all this, the sustainable living centre comes along with clean solar energy production.

Willis Wellington Hotel

Tucked neatly in the trendy cosmopolitan Cuba Quarter, the Willis Wellington Hotel is right in the heart of the city’s cool café culture. Offering modern, classic and stylish accommodation, the hotel is guarded by award-winning bars and restaurants along with leisure attractions. There are 90 well-appointed guest rooms which are spacious, and accented with customised service. The excellent location takes advantage of the renowned nightlife and arts scene of Wellington, offering an affordable base for business and leisure travellers.

All the rooms are equipped with king size bedding, LCD TV with satellite channels, mini bar refrigerator, unlimited Wi-Fi access, hair dryer and complimentary coffee. The 24-hour reception desk is there to assist you, while the business centre is ideal for short meetings.

Brentwood Hotel

Hardly a 10-minute drive from the city centre and a couple of kilometres from the Wellington airport, the Brentwood Hotel is tucked neatly in Kilbirnie, with a shopping centre, restaurants and cafes on the doorstep. The airy rooms are decorated in a classic style with Wi-Fi access, cable TV, tea making facilities and comfortable bed. Serving an exquisite selection of food and wine, the in-house restaurant Aqua Bistro & Bar is a culinary delight. There’s also a separate lounge bar, opening out to a terrace, with a heated outdoor swimming pool. Free shuttle services are available from the hotel throughout the day, on prior request, making it a purchase worth the value of your money.

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