Copthorne Wellington Oriental Bay  4 stars

100 Oriental Parade Wellington 6011, Wellington, New Zealand, 6141  show mapSave
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The 4-star Copthorne Wellington Oriental Bay boasts central location not far from Government House, National Archives and Wellington Botanic Garden. Renovated in 2007, the spectacular hotel has welcomed guests since 1972.

The property offers beautifully decorated accommodation in the center of of Wellington with beautiful views. You can see Frank Knitts Park, St James Theatre and Circa Theatre only 650m from the property.

Restaurants and commercial centers are only a few steps from the hotel.

Just 5 minutes from Wellington International airport.


This property counts 115 guestrooms featuring Apartment, Superior Single Room and Quadruple Room. They provide bathrooms with a walk-in shower and a bathtub.


In the morning a buffet breakfast is served at the restaurant. The 24-hour restaurant serves seasonal dishes. Guests can relax in the café bar serving finest drinks.

The hotel offers a buffet breakfast at the price of NZD 27 per person per night. 


Aside from 24-hour room service, dry cleaning and valet parking, guests can also make use of a safe deposit box, parking and a tour desk.


Guests will benefit from indoor heated pool and a cocktail lounge.


Wireless internet is available in public areas and the rate is NZD 10 per day

Guest Parking

Public hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is NZD 28 per day.

Year renovated   2007.  Number of rooms   118.

City Center Wellington - 4000 ft
Airports Wellington International (WLG) - 2.8 mi, Paraparaumu (PPQ) - 28.8 mi
Train Stations Wellington Station - 5000 ft, Kaiwharawhara Station - 2.2 mi
Bus stop - 400 ft
Restaurants Martin Bosley's Yacht Club Restaurant - 100 ft, Vista Cafe (cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean, European) - 100 ft
Beaches Oriental Bay - 2500 ft
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  • Parking (fee required)
  • Safe deposit box
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Bus parking
  • Concierge desk
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Tour desk
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Shops/commercial Services
  • Valet parking
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Continental breakfast
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Children's facilities
  • Child care
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Indoor swimming pool
Room view
  • Harbor view
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • Mini bar
  • Terrace
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Washing Machine
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Internet access
  • TV
Room decor
  • Soundproofed windows



from  2 pm


until  10 am

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 14 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of NZD 40 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets are not allowed.

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Bed type: 1 King and 1 Double
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    Copthorne Wellington Oriental Bay LocationWhat's nearby

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    • Tourist attractions
    • Museums
    • Convention centers
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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions
    • Cable Car
      4300 ft
    • Ascot Street
      1.2 mi
    • Wellington Zoo
      1.9 mi
    Popular areas
    • Cuba Street
      2700 ft
    • City Center
      3700 ft
    Places of interest
    • Parliament Buildings
      1.0 mi
    • Old Government Buildings
      1.0 mi
    • Wind Turbine
      2.1 mi
    Convention centers
    • Queen's Wharf Event Centre
      3300 ft
    Monuments and Landmarks
    • National War Memorial
      3700 ft
    • Old St Paul's Church
      1.1 mi
    • Beehive Parliament Building
      1.1 mi
    • Basin Reserve Cricket Ground
      3700 ft
    • Westpac Stadium
      1.3 mi
    • Te Papa
      1400 ft
    • Colonial Cottage Museum
      1.0 mi
    • Carter Observatory
      1.1 mi
    • Archives New Zealand
      1.1 mi
    • Katherine Mansfield Birthplace
      1.5 mi
    • Civic Square
      3300 ft
    • Botanical Gardens
      1.3 mi

    Local Attractions

    • Old Government Buildings
      5300 ft
      Cnr Lambton Quay & Whitmore St, Wellington
    • Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre
      1.0 mi
      Terrace Road, Mt. Cook Village
    • St Andrew's on the Terrace
      1.0 mi
      30 The Terrace, Wellington
    • Government House
      1.1 mi
      1 Rugby St, Wellington
    • Reserve Bank Museum
      1.1 mi
      2 The Terrace, Wellington

    Near the hotel

    • Museum of New Zealand (Te Papa Tongarewa)
      1500 ft
      55 Cable St, Wellington
    • Oriental Bay
      2500 ft
      Oriental Parade, Wellington
    • Cuba Street District
      2800 ft
      Access from Wakefield Street and, Wellington
    • Frank Kitts Park
      3000 ft
      Jervois Quay, Wellington
    • City Gallery Wellington
      3100 ft
      101 Wakefield St, Wellington
    • Museum of Wellington City & Sea
      3500 ft
      Queens Wharf, Wellington
    • New Zealand Cricket Museum
      3600 ft
      Museum Stand, Wellington

    Restaurants Nearby

    • Martin Bosley's Yacht Club Restaurant

      82% likes this, based on 140 reviews

      100 ft
      103 Oriental Parade

      Phone: (04) 920 8302

    • Vista Cafe

      74% likes this, based on 77 reviews
      Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean, European, New Zealand
      Price Range: USD 2 - USD 3

      100 ft
      106 Oriental Parade

      Phone: 04 385 7724

    • East Square

      78% likes this, based on 30 reviews
      Cuisine: Asian

      300 ft
      1/22 Herd Street
    • Chalk Coffee House & Bistro

      96% likes this, based on 11 reviews
      Cuisine: Café

      500 ft
      Chaffers Piazza, Herd Street
    • The Boat Cafe

      Cuisine: Contemporary

      600 ft
      139A Oriental Parade (The Tug Boat)

      Phone: 00644 939 3935

    Copthorne Wellington Oriental Bay Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Copthorne Wellington Oriental Bay

    Average guest rating

    out of 10
    Based on 117 reviews

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    Individual guest reviews

    • Group of friends

      Location was good. Well presented Hotel. Good facilities.

      The booking was confirmed by email, but the room type I booked was not available when we checked in, the staff working at the time were not very helpful, had to stay in a very unsuitable room for a night. May not be representative of the average experience, but it caused a level of stress that was unwarranted.

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      I really liked the attitude of the breakfast restaurant staff upon being asked for gluten free cereal. They said they would have some later in the morning and tomorrow but said they had gluten free bread which they toasted for me under the grill. The next morning they remembered.

      Why have double beds? And with a single bed in the room also. A queen bed would have been more comfortable for slightly overweight, older guests. I haven't slept in a double bed anywhere for many years.

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      Rooms where nice, quiet.

      The prices of the rooms. We were staying with friends and there room was bigger than ours and less expensive thanours and they booked after us. The $20.00 parking fee is just plane rude. I wiil not be staying again because of this. I have stayed down the road at another hotel and they had alot better rate and no charge for parking.

      • Average rating
    • Family with children

      On the whole great staff, great hotel, pool looking dated but water quality very good and ph levels checked. We would definately go to wellington again but next time I book with the copthorne oriental when I ask for a great room with views I will remembet to stipulate higher than level 1.

      Female reception staff member rude and female bar staff member rude. Over three nights all the staff were great in the main but following were noted: 1 -on arrival I was refferred to Dilks not mr dilks (not nice) 2- 2nd day my room key card did not work and it should have been programmed for three nights which is ok - but at reception the way it was handled made me feel like it was my fault. 3-Bar -cold demeanour was a tad offputiing like she "was the boss" attitude which I dont condone either. 4 -hotel was quiet and we were put on level1 so lots of road noise as there was a speed check system on the road so cars mad audible noise each time they crossed it also dogs in neighbouring building were always barking and trees obstructed views to the bay (main reason we went there was for the views)

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      Private and convenient to Wellington city. Service good and priced well.

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      View, good staff, room good, pool good ( lines on bottom for small laps,etc would be good.gym also be good.

      Breakfast service , no tea, had to ask which is ok , have been offered most other times

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      Bath over shower, but bath quite small and water did not get very hot.

      • Average rating
    • Group of friends

      Love the views across the water, the waterfront location and the proximity to great cafes and shopping

      • Average rating
    • Single

      The view from the room. Also, the restaurant's soup was excellent.

      Even with the heater in the room on, the room was cold. Not crazy about the shower set-up -- that style always gets lots of water on the floor outside of the shower area. Would have appreciated nicer shampoo and conditioner (no conditioner).

      • Average rating
    • Couple

      10Th floor rooms have an amazing view of the Wellington harbor. Even from the shower! Best hotel location in the city. Staff were very helpful and friendly

      Is a little expensive, seems suited more fOr business than leisure.

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      Very friendly and most helpful front desk staff. The food offered for breakfast was also very nice - hot and plenty of it. Very efficient restaurant staff.

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      Friendly staff, great locale, convenient parking, pleasant bar facility, excellent views..

      With only 2 cups and 2 wine glasses, we could not conveniently offer any guests a social drink.

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      The staff was very friendly and helpful and made our stay enjoyable. We had a beautiful view of Wellington Harbor. Walking distance to Te Papa museum and Courtney Place restaurants.

      We were at the top of the hotel (10th floor) and the wind was very noisy during the night. Wi-fi was only available on the 7th and 1st floor lobbies and was free for only 20 minutes a day.

      • Average rating
    • Family with children

      Great location for families, plenty of things to do close (walking distance) to do.

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      Staff, good room.

      Charges - including $8 for a load of wash and drying, and especially the obscenely expensive, piggish charges for internet usage. The worst we have ever experienced, on five continents. Why a business traveler or just normally web occupied person would ever stay where there is such a ripoff for an important amenity is beyond me, and I certainly would never recommend this hotel to any such person.

      • Average rating
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