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Te AroWellington

Love theater, bars, and museums? Get away to Te Aro!

Explore the walkable area of Te Aro—gourmet restaurants, shopping, and popular sights from Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand) to Cuba Street Mall.

Top Hotels in Te Aro

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Oaks Wellington Hotel
Oaks Wellington Hotel
4.5 out of 5
89 Courtenay Place, Te Aro, Wellington, Wellington
The price is ¥7,919 per night

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

4.3/5Excellent! (165 reviews)

"Friendly staff, nice size rooms - recommend for Expedia members as they offer VIP benefits"…"

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2020

Oaks Wellington Hotel
QT Wellington
QT Wellington
5 out of 5
90 Cable Street, Wellington
The price is ¥10,384 per night

This family-friendly Wellington hotel is located in the entertainment district, steps from Waitangi Park, Wellington Central Business District, and Wellington ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (986 reviews)

"If you enjoy modern art and decor this is the type of hotel that might pique your interest"…"

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

QT Wellington
Mercure Wellington Central City Hotel and Apartments
Mercure Wellington Central City Hotel and Apartments
4 out of 5
130 Victoria Street, Wellington
The price is ¥5,479 per night

Located in Te Aro, this hotel is steps from Cuba Street Mall and Wellington Central Business District. Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand) and Wellington Waterfront ...

3.8/5Good! (992 reviews)

"We spent two weeks while our family, who had just returned from the UK, were self-isolating at the family home. Given the difficulties of a nation-wide lockdown, the staff could not have done more to make our stay as easy as possible. They were always pleasant and obliging."…"

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2020

Mercure Wellington Central City Hotel and Apartments
Distinction Wellington Century City Hotel
Distinction Wellington Century City Hotel
4 out of 5
70 Tory Street, Wellington
The price is ¥7,275 per night

Located in Te Aro, this hotel is steps from Courtenay Place and Wellington Central Business District. Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand) and Wellington Waterfront ...

4.3/5Excellent! (996 reviews)
Would stay again..

"Bed was super comfy. Shower pressure was pretty average. Paid parking was cheap. Receptionists very friendly. Rooms are nice. Would stay again."…"

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2020

Distinction Wellington Century City Hotel
Mercure Wellington Abel Tasman
Mercure Wellington Abel Tasman
3.5 out of 5
169 Willis St, Wellington
The price is ¥5,663 per night

Located in Te Aro, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Wellington Central Business District and Cuba Street Mall. Wellington Waterfront and Courtenay Place ...

3.7/5Good! (989 reviews)

"The room was very tidy and clean, on site parking would have been better."…"

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2020

Mercure Wellington Abel Tasman
Boulcott Suites
Boulcott Suites
5 out of 5
5 O'Reily Ave, Wellington
The price is ¥10,006 per night

Located in Te Aro, this luxury apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Wellington Central Business District, Cuba Street Mall, and Victoria University ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (1,560 reviews)

"A lot of stairs but a great place to stay for our group!"…"

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2020

Boulcott Suites

Popular places to visit in Te Aro

Te Papa
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Te Papa

4.5/5(160 reviews)

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

Cuba Street Mall
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Cuba Street Mall

4/5(130 reviews)

Enjoy artisan coffees, sample specialty foods, browse through vintage shops or hunt for retro bargains in Wellington's bohemian heart.

Courtenay Place
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Courtenay Place

4/5(61 reviews)

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

Bucket Fountain
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Bucket Fountain

You can find out about the history of Wellington CBD with a trip to Bucket Fountain. Discover the fascinating museums and shops in this walkable area.

Waitangi Park
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Waitangi Park

Explore the great outdoors at Waitangi Park, a lovely green space in Wellington. Check out the shops and top-notch restaurants in this walkable area.

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.

Top things to do in Te Aro

Wellington Walking Cocktail Tour
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Wellington Walking Cocktail Tour

100% of travellers recommend
¥10,149
Per adult
Guided Tour & Admission to the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
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Guided Tour & Admission to the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

¥821
Per adult
Wellington City Sights & Coastline Tour
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Wellington City Sights & Coastline Tour

90% of travellers recommend
¥3,925
Per adult
Wild Wellington Full Day Tour
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Wild Wellington Full Day Tour

¥15,580
Per adult
Wellington Seal Colony Tour
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Wellington Seal Colony Tour

100% of travellers recommend
¥9,221
Per adult
Wellington Cruise Excursion - Half Day Lord of the Rings Tour
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Wellington Cruise Excursion - Half Day Lord of the Rings Tour

¥7,878
Per adult

Other neighborhoods in Wellington

Wellington showing heritage architecture and street scenes

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

Oriental Bay

4.5/5Wonderful!(20 area reviews)

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

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

Thorndon

4.5/5Wonderful!(10 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
Sunrise looking out over the south coast, on The Esplanade, Island Bay.
Genevieve Lacombe on trover

Houghton Bay

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

Houghton Bay
Korokoro Waterfall
Paul Billaney on trover

Korokoro

Korokoro might not have many top sights, but Petone Foreshore and Dowse Art Museum are two attractions nearby that you can check out.

Korokoro