Mercure Wellington Abel Tasman 3 stars

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Mercure Wellington Abel Tasman
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Check-in from 14h00

Check out up to 11h00

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  • WIFI/Internet Access
  • Public indoor parkingPaying
  • Accessibility for people with reduced mobility
  • Babysitting on requestPaying
  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • WELLINGTON AIRPORTPaying
  • Languages spoken at the hotel
  • Reception open 24 hours a day
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  • Concierge
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  • Breakfast
  • 1 restaurant(s)
  • 1 bar(s)
  • Room service
Leisure and activities
  • Babysitting on request
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  • 7 meeting room(s)
  • Conventions hotel
  • Self service business centre
  • Copy/print service available

Hotel location

Mercure Wellington Abel Tasman

169 Willis Street
Te Aro
6011
wellington
new zealand

Tel: +6443851304

Fax: (+64)4/3858416

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Check-in from 14h00

Check out up to 11h00

  • By plane

    WELLINGTON AIRPORT At 6.8km / 4.23 miles - Shuttle paying

  • By train

    WELLINGTON STATION At 1.6km / 0.99 miles

GPS :-41.290791, 174.774078

Our accommodations

Standard Double Room

  • Max. number of persons: 2
  • Area: From 22
  • Views: City side *
  • Most of the accommodation: CORNER_ROOM *

* Subject to availability

  • Wireless internet in your room
  • High speed internet
  • Coffee/tea making facilities
  • Satellite/cable colour TV
  • Business Desk(...)

Standard Twin Room

  • Max. number of persons: 3
  • Area: From 24
  • Views: City side *
  • Most of the accommodation: CORNER_ROOM *

* Subject to availability

  • Wireless internet in your room
  • High speed internet
  • Coffee/tea making facilities
  • Satellite/cable colour TV

Superior queen

  • Max. number of persons: 2
  • Views: City side *

* Subject to availability

  • Wireless internet in your room
  • High speed internet
  • Coffee/tea making facilities
  • Satellite/cable colour TV

Superior twin

  • Max. number of persons: 3
  • Views: City side *

* Subject to availability

  • Wireless internet in your room
  • High speed internet
  • Coffee/tea making facilities
  • Satellite/cable colour TV

Prime Suite

  • Max. number of persons: 3
  • Views: City side *

* Subject to availability

  • Wireless internet in your room
  • High speed internet
  • Coffee/tea making facilities
  • Satellite/cable colour TV

Our restaurants and bars

BISTRO 169 RESTAURANT AND BAR

Type of cuisine: Bistro

Photo non contractuelle / Strictly non binding

Wine and dine at Bistro 169, with our relaxed atmosphere and great selection of freshly served meals. Guests can choose to soak up the sun on the outdoor patio or cosy up in front of our fireplace.

Lunch

11:30 - 13:30

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Dinner

17:00 - 21:30

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BISTRO 169 RESTAURANT AND BAR

Photo non contractuelle / Strictly non binding

Enjoy local beers and wines at the hotel bar. Guests can choose to sit in front of the fireplace or enjoy the scenery at the outside balcony.

Lunch

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Dinner

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Your meetings and events

Our meeting rooms

  • Number of meeting rooms: 7

  • Maximum size: 167

  • Maximum capacity: 150 people

  • Maximum banquet capacity: 100 people

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Mercure Wellington Abel Tasman

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TripAdvisor Rating 3.5/5

675 reviews

Another nice stay

TripAdvisor rating 3.5/5

Chris I Business - 20/10/2019 TripAdvisor review

Staff were very helpful especially as I had mucked up my booking and needed an extra night. The bent over backwards to get something sorted which they did. I often chose to say here as it isi central and usually best priced in comparison to the other Accor hotels in Wellington. The only hiccup this time was a terrible smell which permeated the floors and lifts. When I asked about it they said they had the grease traps cleaned and that the company doing it had not done it properly. They had them back in and it went the next day. My only suggestion would be to inform all those staying of what was happening so that people weren't left thinking there was a terrible problem.

Hi Chris, Thank you for your constructive feedback and I will pass onto the relevant departments. We hope to see you on your next visit to Wellington.. Regards Jeff Hermes GM of Prime Hotels

Disappointed

TripAdvisor rating 3.5/5

notathome5 Couples - 17/10/2019 TripAdvisor review

Had booked 2 nights here for the end of our trip to the North Island. When I became ill and unable to enjoy touring on our 3rd last day we decided to stay an extra day to recover. But at a huge mark up in price. Not happy!!

Dear Notathome5, Thank you for the feedback and we appreciate your feedback. Similar to airline hotel pricing is dynamic and changes due to demand. Regards Jeff Hermes GM of Prime Hotels.

Beervana

TripAdvisor rating 3.5/5

Murray M Friends getaway - 21/08/2019 TripAdvisor review

Awesome - great service, food, reception - a wonderful stay - we were totally at the mercy of Wellington service persons and they were awesome. I believe they knew we had been to the Beer festival. The hotel is in a wonderful location and has a great kitchen and good beer on tap. We were totally happy :)

Thank you for your lovely feedback. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards Jody Dickinson General Manager

Good services but big issues with sound from neighbours

TripAdvisor rating 3.5/5

kemclenn Solo travel - 13/08/2019 TripAdvisor review

Lovely attentive staff My biggest issue was in room 602 and there was what looked like an old interconnecting door just replaced with a panel. When the people in the next room talked it was like they were in the room! I could hear every word. Also note I’m a very heavy sleeper so a bit of noise doesn’t usually bother me. Couldn’t risk recommending due to this issue alone.

Thank you for providing helpful feedback. I am delighted to hear you found the staff lovely and attentive. I sincerely apologise your were disturbed by people in the next room. Your feedback is very much appreciated. Kind Regards Jody Dickinson General Manager

Great stay

TripAdvisor rating 3.5/5

Journey28840550323 Family - 02/06/2019 TripAdvisor review

Above average staff from initial contact to check out. Couldn't do enough to help. Nothing was a bother. Hotel room was really clean. Handy having a restaurant on site. Restaurant food was really good and staff fabulous.Very close to shopping/ theatres etc.

The team are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for sharing your lovely experience. We hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back again soon. Kind Regards Jody Dickinson General Manager

A great night away

TripAdvisor rating 3.5/5

Alan_Taylor14 Solo travel - 17/04/2019 TripAdvisor review

Everything was excellent as it always is. A great bed, great room, great service. No problem sleeping at all even though it was a Saturday Night. Would happily come back and stay again. In fact I am returning in May.

Perfect Central Wellington Hotel

TripAdvisor rating 3.5/5

panhellenism Business - 15/04/2019 TripAdvisor review

The Mercure Abel Tasman is centrally located and well within walking distance of the CBD and Victoria University of Wellington (albeit with a step walk to get to the Uni). The hotel is an older hotel but the rooms are large, renovated and well maintained. The staff are great and the downstairs restaurant makes a great coffee as well!

A European-style hotel in Central Wellington

TripAdvisor rating 3.5/5

bmlawrence Solo travel - 22/03/2019 TripAdvisor review

The appeal of the Mercure Wellington Abel Tasman is its unique style: a small, boutique hotel or so it seems as it has few rooms over several floors. [I am usually on Level 7]. It retains the class of bygone eras. The breakfasts and evening meals are both well-presented and value for money. The wait staff are attentive to one's needs and can be relied upon for guidance in selection of an evening meal.. The hotel also appeals to groups of International students and this gives the hotel are further unique quality. Reception is very much attuned to the needs of visitors from other areas of New Zealand, as well as other parts of the world.

More attention to customer comfort needed

TripAdvisor rating 3.5/5

sharleen b Solo travel - 13/03/2019 TripAdvisor review

Have stayed before but this time not as well looked after as previously. First room taken to had someone obviously staying in it, Second had an appalling smell like strong mould or chemicals . I'd asked for a quiet room but this one was street frontage so couldn't keep windows open due to noise. Aircon on full helped but room should not have been let that night.$1 Breakfast as part of package was very average but it was not stated I then couldn't use my points towards cost of hotel. I'd rather have used the points.

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Not up to expectations

TripAdvisor rating 3.5/5

K8886QBanthonyr Couples - 24/02/2019 TripAdvisor review

It was quite a warm day when we arrived. The building was not air-conditioned and the solitary pedestal fan in the room did not handle the afternoon sun. The curtains were open so the fan never really had a chance. The Abel Tasman is an older hotel than all Mercure hotels I have stayed in previously so perhaps I have been spoiled.

Nice New Year's break away

TripAdvisor rating 3.5/5

AliceP2983 Friends getaway - 05/01/2019 TripAdvisor review

We stayed at Mercure Abel Tasman last year and decided to stay again this year. Located conveniently near most CBD attractions, it makes it really easy to walk down to Cuba St or Courtney Place for a fine meal!The room was clean, the bathroom was clean and provided with fresh towels and shampoo/soap etc. There's a mini fridge and a microwave in the room along with some basic cutlery and bowls. There's not scrubber for the dishes though, so we had to use the dishcloth.The hotel is very nice, on new year's day they left a note asking if we wanted our room serviced as they're aiming to have their housekeeping staff finish by 12pm so they can spend time with their families - we ended up calling reception and letting them know that they can skip our room for that day.The double beds are nice and firm but the single bed was quite squishy - so generally comfortable depending on firmness you're used to!There's no aircon in the rooms so it can get a little stuffy, however you can open the window and an electric fan is provided in our rooms which helps a lot.Overall we had an excellent stay for the price - very affordable! Would love to stay again next time.

Thank you for sharing your experience. It is great to hear you enjoyed your break away. The team are delighted to hear that you will stay with us again next time you are in Wellington. Your feedback is appreciated. Kind Regards Jody Dickinson General Manager

The Best Spot in Wellington

TripAdvisor rating 3.5/5

PhilipM1610 Couples - 18/12/2018 TripAdvisor review

If your are spending time visiting spots like Te Papa, there's no where better than the Abel Tasman for your base. Excellent service and great rooms. We went to the Terracotta Warriors exhibition, and the Hotel was ideal for the walk across town. Plus there was the shopping on the way.

Thank you for sharing your lovely feedback.. The team are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay. We pleased that you got to experience the Terracotta Warriors exhibition. We hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back again in the future. Kind Regards Jody Dickinson General Manager

Disappointing

TripAdvisor rating 3.5/5

GoPlaces26992543262 Family - 14/12/2018 TripAdvisor review

This hotel lets the brand down. The lift is dodgy, the room extremely small and bathroom below basic standards. I slipped on slippery , slopey tiles in shower . I hurt my hip and informed rec emotion. They were lukewarm with response of “ Oh that’s no good, hope you’re ok”. At no time was I contacted further to see if I was ok . The breakfast is terrible and we didn’t eat there after the first morning even though it was free. No complimentary coffee for Platinum members is poor form. Overall run do an , old and poorly maintained . Difficult to sleep with noise and car park next door .

Lovely hotel

TripAdvisor rating 3.5/5

MonisReisefieber Solo travel - 01/12/2018 TripAdvisor review

It was great to stay in this hotel at the end of my world trip. It is located not far from the centre. The breakfast was excellent and the double room was big and clean. Only the windows could be renovated.

Thank you for sharing your experience. Your feedback is valued and appreciated. We hope to see you back again soon. Kind Regards Jody Dickinson General Manager

Noise problems

TripAdvisor rating 3.5/5

Departure50838547131 Couples - 06/11/2018 TripAdvisor review

This hotel is on the fringe of the CBD. It is an older building that has been given a cosmetic makeover with upgraded soft furnishings, carpets and a lick of paint. The the dividing walls are still original and provide no insulation from the noise of other guests. The windows are only single glazed do not seal well, there would seem to be no notable views. The room was comfortable but our stay was marred by noise from the adjoining room, and from the construction site across the street from around 7am (even on a Saturday morning).

Our stay at the Mercure Wellington

TripAdvisor rating 3.5/5

johndH5041YQ Friends getaway - 31/10/2018 TripAdvisor review

We enjoyed the stay in this hotel. The room was a good size and in good condition. We had a good sleep for the two nights we stayed. We did not use the dining room this time as we did not have breakfast in our package.

Thank you for your valuable feedback. The team are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay. Kind Regards Jody Dickinson General Manager

Work trip

TripAdvisor rating 3.5/5

59paulj Business - 30/10/2018 TripAdvisor review

This was a work trip, it is in a good location in the city.It has an inhouse restaurant and has a good selection of food on the menu and a happy hour for drinks.The hotel is in a good clean condition.

Thank you for providing sharing your experience and providing helpful feedback. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay and hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you back again soon. Kind Regards Jody Dickinson General Manager.

Night Staff were exceptional

TripAdvisor rating 3.5/5

Escape15702813732 Business - 29/10/2018 TripAdvisor review

I arrived on a very late/early flight in from Sydney and didn't arrive at the hotel until after 1am, that staff were exceptional - they processed my check in quickly and were also kind enough to let me know that if there was anything I needed that they would be on reception all night and to not hesitate to let them know. The perfect amount of speed, accuracy and care.

Thank you for your feedback. It is great to hear that your check in experience was exceptional. Our team work hard to provide great service and will be delighted with your feedback. We hope to see you back again soon. Kind Regards Jody Dickinson General Manager

Convenient location, clean but very dated

TripAdvisor rating 3.5/5

sukah84 Business - 13/10/2018 TripAdvisor review

Great location - smack in the city. Helpful staff. Clean rooms. However, the rooms are very very dated. No airconditioning but the rooms do come with fans and heaters (not sure if this is norm for Wellington).

Thank you for your feedback. We continue to make improvements throughout the hotel. Most 3-3.5 hotels in Wellington do not have air conditioning. However I am pleased to report that we have recently put air conditioning into some of our superior rooms. We will be continuing the air conditioning project with another two floors of superior rooms getting air conditioning in the coming months. Your feedback is valued and appreciated. Kind Regards Jody Dickinson General Manager .

Improvements required

TripAdvisor rating 3.5/5

wong69 Family - 01/09/2018 TripAdvisor review

Parking around this hotel is an issue as the basement parking is unable to accommodate our Hyundai Imax. Our rooms are without air conditioning and sometimes the rooms are stuffy. Heater struggle to work at night. Toilet exhaust is not sufficient and room noise insulation is poor. Conversations at next door could be heard clearly. Beds are ageing and in need of replacement.

Thank you for your feedback. Your feedback is appreciated and helps make a difference. We are installing air conditioning into another two floors in the coming months. We have an on-going refurbishment programme and will continue to make improvements. Kind Regards Jody Dickinson General Manager
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