JAMES COOK HOTEL GRAND CHANCELLOR

JAMES COOK HOTEL GRAND CHANCELLOR

147 The Terrace, Wellington 6001 New Zealand (NZL)
View Map 1-800-230-4134
4.5 Star Downtown Hotel
-41.28432 174.77426
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4.0/ 5

Based on 568 guest reviews

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  • Fitness center on property
  • 260 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Hotel has 14 floors
  • Hotel has 8 suites
  • Check in: 1400
  • Check out: 1100
  • Groups & Meetings rating of 7.4/10
  • 8 meeting rooms in property

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At the heart of Wellington’s commercial and retail districts, the James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor has 260 well-appointed rooms and suites with two restaurants and bars. Close to TSB Arena, Westpac Stadium, Te Papa Museum, waterfront, Lambton Quay shopping.

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4.0 out of 5. Based on 568 guest reviews , Very Good

Property Description

t the heart of Wellington’s commercial and retail districts, the James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor has 260 well-appointed rooms and suites with two restaurants and bars. Guests can enjoy our recently refurbished terrace wing and will notice that all rooms now feature new proximity door locks. As the capital’s leading Qualmark rated 4.5 Star hotel, we offer both business and leisure travellers friendly and professional service. Enhance your stay by upgrading to our exclusive Club Lounge. Benefits include full buffet breakfast for one, evening drinks and a complimentary business centre with spectacular harbour views from the 26th floor. Sojourn Café & Bar offers customers innovative cuisine and friendly service in a contemporary ambience; ideal for drinks, snacks or a delectable dinner. The iconic Whitby’s Restaurant & Bar offers superb a la carte dining and an extensive international buffet. Along with other hotel facilities, you can benefit from our wireless internet access throughout the hotel, Bodyhaven Spa Style Boutique and a complimentary in-house gymnasium. James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor is committed to environmental and social sustainability. We currently hold Silver Earthcheck Certification from EC3 Global and Enviro-Silver Accreditation from Qualmark.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 1400
Check Out: 1100
Year of Last Renovation: 2008
Floors: 14
Rooms: 260
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 260
Handicap Rooms: 1
Suites: 8
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 8 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 2800 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 240 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: On-site
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
For bookings of 9 or less rooms cancellations made prior to 2pm (local time) the day prior to arrival are permitted free of charge. Late cancellations or non-arrivals will be charged for the first night's accommodation. For group bookings of 10 rooms
Nightly Parking: 20
Typical Group Deposit: 25%
Total Taxes: 15.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
GST: Goods and Services Tax: 15.00 GST %
Parking Fee: 20.00 Per Night
Additional Person Fee: 34.00 Per Night
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 29.90 Per Day (24 hours use up to 100MB)
Rooms Wired Internet Fee: 29.90 Per Day (24 hours use up to 100MB)
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 24.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 29.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost: 32.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost: 42.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 9.00 Per Person (tea/coffee + 1food item)
Afternoon Break Cost: 9.00 Per Person (tea/coffee + 1food item)

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Central location
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Currency exchange
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Mini bar
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hours room service
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Valet Parking
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor is located approximately 8km from Wellington Airport. You can reach the airport by taxi for approximately $35 NZD, this will take 15-30 minutes.

Local Shuttle Info: Local shuttles cost approximately $15 NZD per person. The hotel can help make these arrangements upon request or shuttles wait outside the airport upon arrival.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

We offer Full Buffet Breakfast at $31.00 per person in Whitbys Restaurant.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor.

Feel free to use the James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Wellington event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Meters)
Size
(sqm.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Chancellor 1 19 x 12 x 2 240 --/200 120 110 54 50 54 16/-- 240 300 --
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Chancellor 1

Chancellor 1 is our largest conference room capable of holding a conference by day for up to 240 delegates theatre style, a banquet for up to 200 guests or an evening cocktail function for 300. This beautiful space is ideal for large conferences or romantic weddings. It offers a state of the art sound system, a private bar facility and natural daylight.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
240 Sq. Meters
Dimensions:
19 x 12 x 2 Meters
Floor Level:
16
Columns:
2
Windows:
3
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
NZ$850.00 NZD
Full Day Rental:
NZ$1500.00 NZD
Evening Rental:
NZ$350.00 NZD
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Chancellor 2 13 x 10 x 2 134 --/80 48 50 40 30 40 10/-- 100 120 --
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Chancellor 2

Chancellor 2 is our “room with a view”. Hold your function here with the picturesque Wellington city and harbour as your backdrop. It is perfect for your office cocktail party holding up to 120 people, or for a conference set classroom style for 50 delegates. Chancellor 2 also has a sound system in place, its own annex area for the in room catering and a private bar facility.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
134 Sq. Meters
Dimensions:
13 x 10 x 2 Meters
Floor Level:
16
Columns:
1
Windows:
1
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
NZ$700.00 NZD
Full Day Rental:
NZ$1200.00 NZD
Evening Rental:
NZ$350.00 NZD
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Chancellor 3 13 x 12 x 2 165 --/100 48 50 44 33 27 12/-- 80 180 --
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Chancellor 3

Chancellor 3 is ideal for seminars, cocktail parties and trade shows. The room has a wonderful flow to it as well as track spot lighting and incredible city and harbour views, which make it a perfect setting to showcase your business or products.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
165 Sq. Meters
Dimensions:
13 x 12 x 2 Meters
Floor Level:
16
Columns:
0
Windows:
3
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
NZ$700.00 NZD
Full Day Rental:
NZ$1200.00 NZD
Evening Rental:
NZ$350.00 NZD
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Chancellor 4 9 x 8 x 2 75 --/40 24 30 25 22 25 6/-- 50 50 --
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Chancellor 4

Chancellor 4 which is located in the heart of the function’s floor can be utilized in so many ways. It is perfect for a presentation for 30-50 delegates, a boardroom meeting for over 20 people and with its two door access set up, an easy flowing catering/buffet area for large banquets.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
75 Sq. Meters
Dimensions:
9 x 8 x 2 Meters
Floor Level:
16
Columns:
1
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
NZ$400.00 NZD
Full Day Rental:
NZ$750.00 NZD
Evening Rental:
NZ$300.00 NZD
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Chancellor 5 9 x 5 x 2 46 --/30 18 15 24 20 24 3/-- 30 40 --
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Chancellor 5

Chancellor 5 is located on the 17th floor of the hotel and offers natural light and privacy. It meets all the needs for any small conference, whether it is a private breakfast, a meeting venue, a cocktail function or an intimate venue for dinner.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
46 Sq. Meters
Dimensions:
9 x 5 x 2 Meters
Floor Level:
17
Columns:
0
Windows:
1
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
NZ$300.00 NZD
Full Day Rental:
NZ$500.00 NZD
Evening Rental:
NZ$250.00 NZD
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Chancellor 6 12 x 10 x 2 130 --/100 56 40 30 24 26 --/-- 80 140 --
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Chancellor 6

Chancellor 6 offers great versatility of meeting options and is perfect for that special dining occasion. Located on the 17th floor of the hotel and adjoining Whitby’s Restaurant with direct access to Whitby’s Bar, this room can seat up to 80 guests and 100 for cocktails.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
130 Sq. Meters
Dimensions:
12 x 10 x 2 Meters
Floor Level:
17
Columns:
1
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
NZ$500.00 NZD
Full Day Rental:
NZ$800.00 NZD
Evening Rental:
NZ$300.00 NZD
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Boardroom 1 7 x 5 x 2 41 --/-- -- 12 16 -- 15 --/-- 24 40 --
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Boardroom 1

Located on the lobby level of the Hotel, the Executive Boardroom can accommodate up to 16 delegates boardroom style, 25 theatre style, and offers plenty of natural daylight. Please note that unfortunately there is no wheelchair access to this room.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
41 Sq. Meters
Dimensions:
7 x 5 x 2 Meters
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Windows:
3
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
NZ$250.00 NZD
Full Day Rental:
NZ$400.00 NZD
Evening Rental:
NZ$250.00 NZD
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Boardroom 2 7 x 3 x 2 21 --/-- -- -- -- -- 12 --/-- -- -- --
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Boardroom 2

Located on the Lobby level of the Hotel, the Executive Board room can accommodate up to 12 delegates and offers plenty of natural daylight. Please note that unfortunately there is no wheelchair access to this room.
Room Type:
Boardroom
Total Size:
21 Sq. Meters
Dimensions:
7 x 3 x 2 Meters
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
NZ$250.00 NZD
Full Day Rental:
NZ$350.00 NZD
Evening Rental:
NZ$200.00 NZD
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