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Escape to Lyall Bay! Enjoy its beaches.

Head to Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand) and Interislander Ferry Terminal—just two of the popular sights around Lyall Bay.

Top Hotels in Lyall Bay

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Oaks Wellington Hotel
Oaks Wellington Hotel
4 out of 5
89 Courtenay Place, Te Aro, Wellington, Wellington
¥9,241
per night
Mar 22 - Mar 23

Located in Te Aro, this aparthotel is within a 5-minute walk of Courtenay Place, Cuba Street Mall, and Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand). Michael Fowler Centre ...

4.3/5Excellent! (80 reviews)

"Clean rooms. In the middle of the city. Easy walk to Te papa. Comfy bed"…"

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

Oaks Wellington Hotel
Rydges Wellington Airport
Rydges Wellington Airport
4 out of 5
28 Stewart Duff Drive, Rongotai, Wellington
¥10,757
per night
Mar 1 - Mar 2

Situated in Wellington, this luxury hotel is 2 mi (3.3 km) from The Weta Cave and 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Wellington Zoo. Mount Victoria Lookout and Courtenay Place ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (513 reviews)

"so easy to get to when already at the airport. every airport should have one!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

Rydges Wellington Airport
Rydges Wellington
Rydges Wellington
4.5 out of 5
75 Featherston St, Wellington
¥11,028
per night
Mar 1 - Mar 2

Located in the heart of Wellington, this luxury hotel is steps from Old Government Buildings, Wellington Central Business District, and Wellington Waterfront. ...

4.3/5Excellent! (2,642 reviews)

"The room was tidy and spacious, with the bed very comfortable with a stunning view of the harbour. The staff were lovely and very helpful and breakfast was amazing. Will definitely stay again if possible."…"

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2020

Rydges Wellington
ibis Wellington
ibis Wellington
3.5 out of 5
153 Featherston St, Wellington
¥8,271
per night
Mar 1 - Mar 2

Located in the heart of Wellington, this hotel is steps from Lambton Quay, Wellington Central Business District, and Wellington Waterfront. Te Papa (Museum of ...

4.2/5Very Good! (2,728 reviews)

"Great location friendly staff, great happy hour drinks"…"

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2020

ibis Wellington
James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor
James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor
4.5 out of 5
147 The Terrace, Wellington
¥9,141
per night
Mar 1 - Mar 2

This family-friendly Wellington hotel is located near the airport, within a 15-minute walk of St Paul's Cathedral, Carter Observatory, and Te Papa (Museum of ...

4.2/5Very Good! (3,047 reviews)

"This is a really nice hotel, staff were friendly and helpful, rooms were immaculate and have beautiful views across the city. We will be staying here again next time we go through Wellington."…"

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2020

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor
West Plaza Hotel
West Plaza Hotel
4 out of 5
110 Wakefield Street, Wellington
¥8,300
per night
Mar 1 - Mar 2

Located in Te Aro, this eco-friendly hotel is steps from Wellington Town Hall, Michael Fowler Centre, and Civic Square. City Gallery Wellington and The Opera ...

4.1/5Very Good! (2,067 reviews)

"Great location. Ceiling height is low so room got stuffy in the heat. Needed conditioning as opening windows and using fan was noisy."…"

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2020

West Plaza Hotel

Popular things to do in Lyall Bay

Te Papa
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Te Papa

5/5(153 reviews)

See, smell and touch the exhibits at New Zealand’s hi-tech and interactive free national museum.

Victoria University of Wellington
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Victoria University of Wellington

4/5(16 reviews)

Explore the campus of Victoria University of Wellington, a well-known college in Wellington. Discover the top-notch restaurants and fascinating museums in this walkable area.

Wellington Central Business District
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Wellington Central Business District

4/5(75 reviews)

Wellington Central Business District is just one of the places to see in Wellington, so why not enjoy the other things to explore during your travels? Experience the acclaimed art scene and fascinating museums in this walkable area.

Courtenay Place
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Courtenay Place

4/5(59 reviews)

Shop, wine and dine in this culinary hot spot on one of Wellington's most fashionable streets.

Wellington Waterfront
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Wellington Waterfront

4.5/5(122 reviews)

Wellington Waterfront is one of the more well-known attractions to visit during your trip to Wellington. Discover the top-notch restaurants and fascinating museums in this walkable area.

The Weta Cave
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The Weta Cave

4/5(29 reviews)

Learn the special effects secrets behind films such as The Lord of the Rings and Avatar with a tour through this Academy Award-winning studio.

Top activities in Lyall Bay

Wellington City Sights & Coastline Tour
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Wellington City Sights & Coastline Tour

90% of travellers recommend
¥4,174
Per adult
Wellington Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Pass
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Wellington Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Pass

96% of travellers recommend
¥3,183
Per adult
Weta Cave Workshop Tour: There & Back Again
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Weta Cave Workshop Tour: There & Back Again

90% of travellers recommend
¥4,810
Per adult
Lord of the Rings Tour
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Lord of the Rings Tour

96% of travellers recommend
¥7,782
Per adult
The Full Experience: Weta Workshop There and Back Again
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The Full Experience: Weta Workshop There and Back Again

92% of travellers recommend
¥6,225
Per adult
Wellington Shore Excursion: Wines of Wairarapa by Bike
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Wellington Shore Excursion: Wines of Wairarapa by Bike

¥18,447
Per adult

Other neighborhoods in Wellington

Sunrise looking out over the south coast, on The Esplanade, Island Bay.
trover photo by Genevieve Lacombe

Houghton Bay

Travelers like the beaches in Houghton Bay, and Princess Bay is a top attraction you might want to visit.

Houghton Bay
Oriental Bay Beach which includes a small town or village and a house

Oriental Bay

4.5/5Wonderful!(18 area reviews)

If you're spending some time in Oriental Bay, Oriental Parade and Embassy Theatre are top sights worth seeing.

Oriental Bay
Courtenay Place featuring a bar and interior views as well as a small group of people

Te Aro

4.5/5Wonderful!(142 area reviews)

Travelers to Te Aro praise its popular shops. If you've got some more time to explore, be sure to make a stop by Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand) and Cuba Street Mall.

Te Aro
Wellington showing street scenes, heritage architecture and cafe lifestyle

Aro Valley

3.5/5Good!(10 area reviews)

If you're spending time in Aro Valley, you might enjoy its restaurants and shopping. If you've got time to venture a little farther, you can make a stop by Cuba Street Mall or Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand).

Aro Valley
St Paul\'s Cathedral which includes a church or cathedral, religious aspects and heritage architecture

Thorndon

4.5/5Wonderful!(8 area reviews)

While visiting Thorndon, you might make a stop by sights like Lambton Quay and Katherine Mansfield Birthplace.

Thorndon
Zealandia showing forest scenes

Karori

While Karori isn't home to many top sights, Zealandia and Wellington Wind Turbine are some notable places to visit nearby.

Karori