Wellington, Family Accommodation

  • Flat Hills Cafe & Tourist Park - Ohingaiti

    Flat Hills offers a wide variety of reasons to stop in, take a break and let the kids play, all whilst you relax and enjoy this lovely country setting.  Not only does the cafe offe... read more

  • Distinction Wellington Century City Hotel

    Central Wellington hotel with indoor swimming pool and one, two and three-bedroom apartments. FREE unlimited wifi, stunning city views, outdoor area and fully-equipped kitchens are... read more

  • Brentwood Hotel

    The Brentwood Hotel offers a nice quiet suburban location that is conveniently located only 2.6km from Wellington Airport and 6km from all the excitement of downtown Wellington. Wi... read more

  • Hawk's Inn Motel

    The Hawks Inn is a Qualmark rated motel with 17 well equipped 1 and 2 bedroom units, with self-catering kitchens, comfortable beds and a friendly atmosphere. All bathrooms are equipped with hairdryers and some bathrooms have spa baths.

    All rooms have SKY TV and Freeview with complimentary wireless internet. There is ample off street free parking available at the front and back of the motel.  Swimming pool onsite, all only 25 minutes from Wellington city.

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  • Ocean Motel - Paraparaumu Beach

    Only 40 minutes drive from Wellington city and located conveniently near the beachfront, main shops and cafes. All  units are based on the ground floor and have cooking facilities and some have full kitchens. Our studio room types can sleep up to 4, whilst we also offer one or two bedroom villas sleeping 6/7. Kids can safely enjoy the play area and swings.  There is also a portacot, highchair and fold-out beds available.

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  • Grand Mercure Wellington Central City Apartments

    Grand Mercure Wellington Central City is located in the heart of the city, right on the doorstep of many of Wellington’s top attractions. Te Papa Museum is a convenient 5 minutes walk away, while waterfront cafes and activities, several parks and playgrounds, Wellingtons leisure centre and swimming pool and the Cable Car are all within walking distance. We offer 54 modern and minimalist rooms to accommodate your family, ranging from studios to spacious one and two bedroom apartments that are an ideal and affordable base while you explore Wellington. The apartments feature comfortable and tastefully decorated lounges, kitchenettes (or full kitchens in the two bedroom apartments) and separate bedrooms. Features include Sky TV, DVD (on request), wireless broadband internet, on-site laundry and continental breakfast. Cots and extra beds can be also provided by arrangement. Our reception is open 24 hours and our friendly and dedicated staff will be happy to assist with anything you may require.

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  • Asure Kapiti Court Motel - Paraparaumu

    Asure Kapiti Court Motel is located at Paraparaumu Beach adjacent to the golf course, 40 minutes north of Wellington and only minutes walk to the beach. Accommodation selection ranges from studio (sleep 3), one bedroom (sleep 4-5) or their two bedroom (sleep 6) or the townhouse (sleeps 8). Facilities include: free wifi, outdoor swimming pool, BBQ area and playground. Cot and highchair available.

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  • Bella Vista Motel Wellington

    We are easy to find on Evans Bay Parade, just minutes from Wellington Airport. Also just minutes by car, to the Wellington waterfront.  Sleeping up to four people in our one bedroom units.

    This property has been independently assessed by Qualmark as 4 star quality accommodation.

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  • BKs Esplanade Motor Lodge

    Welcome to Petone shoreline's most modern and friendly luxury motor lodge with a variety of rooms sleeping 1-4 people.
    We offer 28 spacious luxury studios and 1 bedroom suites. Some have spa baths and exceptional sea views. All suites are designed with guest comfort in mind.
    Restaurants, cafes and bars are just a four minute walk away, located on Jackson St, Petone's social hub. It's just a 5 minute drive to Hutt City, and Wellington CBD & Ferry terminals are a 13km drive away.

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  • Mercure Wellington Abel Tasman Hotel

    Our convenient centrally located hotel is just a 10 minute walk from Wellington's top family attraction - the Te Papa museum - and is a short distance from waterfront cafes and act... read more

  • Kapiti Gateway Motel

    Modern, clean and comfortable with welcoming and friendly hosts. Located minutes from Waikanae Village shops, cafes and regular train service to Wellington City. Choose from their executive accommodation (sleeps 3) or a two bedroom apartment (sleeps 6). Facilities include: swimming pool, spa pool, children's playground with trampoline and BBQ area. Cot and highchair available.

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  • Capital Gateway Motor Inn & Campervan Park

    Only 7 minutes from Wellington City and set on large grounds, there is a grassed area the size of a football field in front of the units ideal for children to enjoy. Accommodation ranges from Studios to Executive Spa Rooms, Family Rooms or their Executive Two Bedroom, you can also stay in the campervan park (the closest RV park to the Cook Strait ferry). Restaurant onsite.

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Map of New Zealand
  • Central Otago
  • Bay of Plenty
  • Coromandel
  • Dunedin
  • Gisborne
  • Fiordland
  • Hawkes Bay
  • North Canterbury
  • Manawatu
  • Nelson & Golden Bay
  • Northland
  • Marlborough Sounds
  • Rotorua
  • Queenstown
  • Taranaki
  • South Canterbury
  • Taupo
  • Southland
  • Waikato
  • Wanaka
  • West Coast
  • Whangarei
  • Bay of Islands
  • Tauranga
  • Gisborne
  • Hamilton
  • Napier
  • Kapiti
  • Palmerston North
  • Whanganui
  • New Plymouth
  • Arrowtown
  • Te Anau
  • Akaroa
  • Ashburton
  • Hanmer
  • Kaikoura
  • Methven
  • Mt Cook
  • Oamaru
  • Tekapo
  • Timaru
  • Abel Tasman
  • Motueka
  • Nelson Lakes
  • Blenheim
  • Picton
  • Catlins
  • Gore
  • Stewart Island
  • Central Plateau
  • Invercargill
  • Cromwell
  • Greymouth
  • Hokitika
  • Westport
  • Glenorchy

Our favourite destinations…

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Auckland

New Zealand’s economic heart and biggest city is also an exciting family visitor destination, situated on a sunny harbour with city beaches just minutes away from the CBD. Orientate yourself by heading down to Viaduct Harbour, wandering the waterfront, checking out the super yachts or enjoying the waterfront restaurants. Nearby is the must-visit Sky Tower along with excellent and kid-friendly museums and tons of exciting activities!

Wellington

Wellington is New Zealand’s capital. Here you will find New Zealand's parliament buildings, including the 'Executive Wing', more well-known as 'The Beehive' due to its distinctive shape. Another icon to look out for is the Wellington Tram, which was the main means of public transport between 1878 and 1964.

Christchurch

With a population of around 400,000 Christchurch, in Canterbury, is the South Island ’s largest city, yet much of it has the feel of a small town. Perhaps that’s why it’s known as the Garden City but with the expansive Hagley Park, Botanic Gardens, Port Hills, River Avon and numerous beaches the city certainly has an open, relaxed feel that’s hard to beat.

Queenstown

With its well-deserved reputation as New Zealand’s activity adventure capital you’ll never run out of activities and things to do in Queenstown, but you may run out of time! With breathtaking scenery, activities and festivals, cafes and restaurants, skiing and snowboarding, shopping and wineries, this lakeside alpine resort rates as one of the world’s top vacation destinations for all ages and seasons.

Rotorua

Rotorua sits on the shore of Lake Rotorua, one of sixteen lakes in the area formed by hundreds of thousands of years of eruptions from the Taupo Volcanic Zone. The area is renowned for its geothermal activity and top of any activity list is to see the bubbling mud pools that are around the region for yourself. The Waimangu Volcanic Valley offers a first hand insight into the devastation caused by the 1886 eruption of Mount Tarawera and is a great place to discover steaming volcanic craters and bubbling, spitting  pools of mud!

Nelson and Golden Bay

The Nelson and Golden Bay regions, at the top of the South Island, boast enviable sunshine hours, glorious sandy beaches, safe swimming spots, lots of wildlife to look out for, and Abel Tasman National Park - an absolute must to explore, on foot, by kayak, your own craft or watertaxi.  Nelson is home to a vibrant arts and crafts community with a fabulous Saturday market, and is close to award-winning wineries and family-friendly bike tracks to take you around the coast.

Hawkes Bay

Napier was rebuilt after the 1931 earthquake and is now known as NZ's Art Deco City.  The Art Deco influence has created a unique city – nowhere else can you see such a varied concentration of art deco style. With over 2,200 sunshine hours a year, Napier is a year-round holiday destination with countless activities to entertain the kids – there's days of entertainment on Marine Parade alone, plus numerous other family-friendly trips and activities.  Add to that the beaches, walks and flat cycle paths, outdoor cafes and entertainment, and you have a perfect holiday destination!

Northland

Beautiful, unspoiled beaches, fishing, historic gum fields, kauri forests – the Far North has it all. With subtropical temperatures, it's often known as ‘the Winterless north', with warm, humid summers and mild winters.
Gateway to the Bay of Islands, Paihia is a pretty, lively beachside town and a perfect base for your family holiday. It’s your start point for Bay of Island adventures including day cruises, sailing, kayaking, swimming with dolphins and reef or wreck diving.