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U Residence Hotel

4.0 star property
Upscale hotel in city center in Wellington

9.2/10 Superb

321 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet friendly
  • Gym
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking
Map
181 Wakefield Street, Wellington, 6011
Main amenities
  • Near the beach
  • Breakfast available
  • Fitness center
  • Babysitting
  • Terrace
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Luggage storage
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Kitchen
  • Private bathroom
  • Premium TV channels
  • Terrace
Cleaning & Safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Te Aro
  • Wellington Central Business District - 1 min drive
  • Te Papa - 1 min drive
  • Interislander Ferry Terminal - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Wellington Intl. Airport (WLG) - 14 min drive
  • Paraparaumu (PPQ) - 44 min drive
  • Wellington Kaiwharawhara Station - 5 min drive
  • Wellington Ngauranga Station - 8 min drive
  • Wellington Station - 18 min walk

About this property

U Residence Hotel

4-star family-friendly hotel in the heart of Te Aro
At U Residence Hotel, you can look forward to a terrace, laundry facilities, and a gym. Free in-room WiFi and babysitting are available to all guests.
You'll also find perks like:
  • Continental breakfast (surcharge), luggage storage, and smoke-free premises
  • An elevator and express check-out
  • Guest reviews speak highly of the helpful staff and location
Room features
All guestrooms at U Residence Hotel have perks such as furnished balconies and air conditioning, in addition to amenities like free WiFi and sound-insulated walls.
Other amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with showers and free toiletries
  • 50-inch LCD TVs with Netflix and premium channels
  • Kitchens, refrigerators, and dishwashers

Languages

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 12 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 level

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Express check-in/out
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • There is no front desk at this property
  • Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and lockbox information; access will be through a private entrance
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • You will be asked to provide the property with a copy of your government-issued photo ID after booking
  • If you are planning to arrive after 5:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Up to 2 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • Babysitting*

Pets

  • Pets allowed (dogs only, 1 per room)*
  • Service animals welcome
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply*
  • Pets must be supervised
  • Food and water bowls available

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Onsite parking available only on request
  • Onsite parking limited
  • Offsite parking nearby (NZD 35 per night; reservations required)
  • Street parking available

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No alcohol served onsite

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast (surcharge) each morning 8:00 AM–10:00 AM

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free
  • Babysitting (surcharge)

What to do

  • Beach nearby

Services

  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Umbrellas

Facilities

  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 2007
  • Terrace
  • Fitness center

Accessibility

  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Well-lit path to entrance

Languages

  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 50-inch LCD TV
  • Premium TV channels
  • Netflix

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Washer and dryer
  • Laundry detergent

Sleep well

  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Furnished balcony

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • Cookware, dishes, and utensils
  • Dishwasher

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of NZD 20 per person (approximately)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 2 percent

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to September 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

Children & extra beds

  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Rollaway beds are available for NZD 35.0 per day

Pets

  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of NZD 40 per pet, per night

Parking

  • Parking is available nearby and costs NZD 35 per night
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve onsite parking

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Children under 15 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility without adult supervision

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Policies

Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector on site.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

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Frequently asked questions

Does U Residence Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, U Residence Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at U Residence Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at U Residence Hotel?
Yes, dogs are welcome, with a limit of 1 per room. There's a charge of NZD 40 per pet, per night. Service animals are exempt from fees. Food and water bowls are available.
Is parking offered on site at U Residence Hotel?
Yes. Parking spots may be limited.
What are the check-in and check-out times at U Residence Hotel?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Express check-out and contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at U Residence Hotel and nearby?
Maintain your daily exercise routine at the gym.
Are there restaurants at or near U Residence Hotel?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Tommy Millions (3-min walk), Enigma Café (3-min walk), and Great India (3-min walk).
Does U Residence Hotel have self-catered rooms fitted with kitchens or kitchenettes?
Yes, a kitchen is available in every room, and also includes a coffee maker, a toaster, and cookware.
Does U Residence Hotel have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a furnished balcony.
What's the area around U Residence Hotel like?
U Residence Hotel is in Te Aro, a short 1-minute walk from Wellington Central Business District and 3 minutes' walk from Te Papa. Travelers say the area is walkable and good for shopping.

Overall score and ratings

9.2

Superb

9.3/10

Cleanliness

9.3/10

Staff & service

8.5/10

Amenities

8.9/10

Property conditions & facilities

7.5/10

Eco-friendliness

8/10 Very Good

Angela, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very Good

Decent sized room, bigger than a normal hotel room, lovely balcony and very quiet. The only disappointment was the shower, it took 5 mins for it to warm up (there was a sign advising this) and only dribbled out.
lyn, 2-night trip with friends
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very Good

Great location, staff were friendly and very helpful
michael, 2-night trip with friends
Verified Expedia guest review

6/10 Good

Corridor was really smelly. Room was very sparse for the price
Ben, 1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very Good

This was in walking distance of everything we went to see.
Rex, 3-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very Good

stephen, 1-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Excelent place to stay in Wellington cbd
Cristina, 15-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Everything about it was okay
Lloyd, 1-night family trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

JACQUI, 4-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Jonathan, 1-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review