Quest on Thorndon

61-63 Thorndon Quay, Pipitea6011WellingtonNew Zealand
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About Quest on Thorndon

Situated near St. Paul’s Cathedral and Westpac Stadium, Quest on Thorndon provides serviced apartment accommodation in a restored 1920s art deco building. Guests at these four-star apartments enjoy complimentary access to an adjacent gym.

Accommodation options include studios and one and two-bedroom apartments, each one providing a kitchenette and laundry facilities as well as a private bathroom, memory foam bed(s) and conveniences such as air conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs with free movies.

Reception services are available during limited hours although the building benefits from 24-hour security. For guest convenience, there is electric vehicle charging as well as paid secure parking.

Continental breakfast packs are available for a fee. Guests can also take advantage of a grocery shopping service or visit local eateries such as MariLuca and the Backbencher Gastropub & Cafe.

The Wellington Waterfront and TSB Arena are within one mile of Quest on Thorndon. Katherine Mansfield House & Garden can be reached in less than ten minutes on foot.


61-63 Thorndon Quay, Pipitea, 6011, Wellington, New Zealand
Telephone: +64(4)3330007 | Fax: +64(4)3330008 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Car park
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel safe
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Cosmetic mirror
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 12:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Clean and modern apartments

Whether staying in a studio or one of the larger apartments, guests have been pleased with the overall standard of the accommodation here. The units are consistently described as clean, spacious and modern in appearance, with guests also appreciative of the included amenities.

Appealing location

Guests have rated the location of these serviced apartments highly, describing how they were able to reach the attractions around the waterfront area easily. Those who wanted to explore further afield also mentioned that the train station and ferry terminal are easily accessible from the accommodation.

Friendly and helpful staff

Although guests have sometimes found the limited reception hours a little awkward, they do agree that, when available, the staff offers a friendly and helpful standard of service. Guests often highlight the quick check-in process as well as reporting that the staff is knowledgeable about the local area.

Negative Reviews

Parking is disappointing

Reviews of these apartments reveal that guests have been less than enamoured with the parking provisions. They find the charge for this facility is on the high side, while also complaining that the parking is not covered, nor does it offer direct access to the apartment building.

Bathrooms could be improved

The bathrooms here are found to be as modern as the apartments themselves but there are some grumbles from guests concerning the lack of space to put toiletries and personal items. Guests also report that the automatic bathroom fans are noisy.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 587 reviews across the web
8.8 /10
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8.8 out of 10 based on 587 reviews