Quest on Thorndon

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Overview of Quest on Thorndon

Quest on Thorndon

4.0 star property
Upscale aparthotel, steps from Old St Paul's

8.8/10 Fabulous

436 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
The price is P5,038
Price available on 11/09/2022
61-63 Thorndon Quay, Wellington, 6011
Main amenities
  • 35 smoke-free apartments
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Self parking
  • Laundry service
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Multilingual staff
  • Luggage storage
Feel at home
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Kitchen
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Living room
  • Daily housekeeping
Cleaning & Safety
  • Professionally cleaned
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Pipitea
  • Wellington Central Business District - 2 min drive
  • Te Papa - 5 min drive
  • Interislander Ferry Terminal - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • Wellington Intl. Airport (WLG) - 19 min drive
  • Paraparaumu (PPQ) - 42 min drive
  • Wellington Station - 5 min walk
  • Wellington Ngauranga Station - 6 min drive
  • Wellington Kaiwharawhara Station - 29 min walk

About this property

Quest on Thorndon

Located near a train station, Quest on Thorndon is a great choice for a stay in Wellington. Apartments feature bonuses like kitchens and washers/dryers, along with memory foam beds and iPod docks. The overall value and WiFi get great marks from fellow travelers.


Dutch, English, French, German, Hindi, Russian

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Property is professionally cleaned
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
Social distancing measures in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open Monday - Friday (7:00 AM - 7:00 PM) and Saturday - Sunday (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance 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


  • Pets not allowed

Property amenities


  • Near the beach


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking on site (NZD 25 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Extended parking on site (surcharge)
  • Limited onsite parking
  • Electric car charging station on site

Family friendly

  • Cribs (infant beds): NZD 10 per night


  • Refrigerator (full size)
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Toaster
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils


  • Premium bedding
  • Memory foam mattress
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Rollaway/extra beds: NZD 30 per night


  • Shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Hair dryer
  • Free toiletries

Living spaces

  • Living room


  • 42-inch flat-screen TV with digital service
  • First-run movies
  • iPod docking station


  • Washer/dryer
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities

Work spaces

  • Desk

Climate control

  • Air conditioning


  • No pets allowed


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Elevator
  • In-room accessibility
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Roll-in shower
  • Soundproofing
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Multilingual staff
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Luggage storage
  • Free local calls

Location highlights

  • Near the sea
  • Near the boardwalk
  • Near the airport
  • Near a train station
  • In the city center

Things to do

  • Fitness facilities nearby (free access)

Safety features

  • Smoke detector


  • 35 rooms
  • 4 floors
  • 1 building
  • Built in 1920
  • Art Deco architecture

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

  • Cash Breakage deposit: NZD 200 per stay

Optional extras

  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 2 percent

Children & extra beds

  • Cribs/infant beds are available for NZD 10 per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for NZD 30 per night


  • Self parking costs NZD 25 per night with in/out privileges
  • Extended parking is available for an extra charge

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

The property is professionally cleaned; 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.

Social distancing measures are in place.

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


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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).

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Quest Thorndon
Quest Thorndon Hotel
Quest Thorndon Hotel Wellington
Quest Thorndon Wellington
Quest Thorndon Apartment Wellington
Quest Thorndon Apartment
Quest on Thorndon Aparthotel
Quest on Thorndon Wellington
Quest on Thorndon Aparthotel Wellington

Frequently asked questions

Does Quest on Thorndon offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Quest on Thorndon 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.
How much does it cost to stay at Quest on Thorndon?
As of 19 August 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Quest on Thorndon on 11 September 2022 start from P5,038, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Quest on Thorndon?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Quest on Thorndon?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Quest on Thorndon?
Yes. Self parking costs NZD 25 per night. Parking spots may be limited. Electric vehicle charging is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Quest on Thorndon?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Quest on Thorndon and nearby?
Recommended spots to visit include Old St Paul's (2-min walk) and Beehive (7-min walk), along with Sky Stadium (12-min walk) and Wellington Cable Car (0.8 mi).
Are there restaurants at or near Quest on Thorndon?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include MariLuca Ristoro (3-min walk), Thistle Inn (3-min walk), and Thorndon Chippery (4-min walk).
Does Quest on Thorndon have a kitchen or kitchenette?
Yes, there is a kitchen which also includes a coffee maker, a toaster, and cookware.
What's the area around Quest on Thorndon like?
Quest on Thorndon is in Pipitea, a short 5-minute walk from Wellington Station and 5 minutes' walk from Wellington Central Business District. The local area is walkable and popular for its beaches.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

10/10 Exceptional

Gillian, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Anne, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Very convenient for one night stays before ferry cross overs. Parking should be upgraded during day time.
Pokkels, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

It is what we have expected. Quest has always maintained its reputation when it comes to the quality of their rooms. Clean and well-maintained. Keep it up!
Jasmin, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The staff were fantastic
Lynley, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

We were given a large room, lots of space and good amentities. We only stayed two nights but could easily have set ourselves up for a week or longer, and been happy with the room. A great view of Pipitea Marae outside our window!
Rachel, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great location, big space
3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Sheryl, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

WOW ! - from check in to check out - outstanding service. Beautiful room - outstanding service, helpful staff, nothing was too much trouble. Would highly recommend this as the place to stay. Thank you
1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Clean and spacious
1-night romance trip
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