Part 3: Hotel Reservation

28th PPSEAWA International Conference 2024, Wellington, New Zealand

Each participant is responsible for making her own reservations for accommodation. Special conference pricing is available.

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor

147 The Terrace, Wellington, 6011 New Zealand
(lift access via James Cook Arcade on Lambton Quay)

Tel: +64 4 495 0279
Fax: +64 4 499 9800
Email: groups [at] (groups[at]jamescookhotel[dot]co[dot]nz)

As one of Wellington’s leading 4.5 star hotels, guests benefit from our convenient city location, 4.5 star amenities and professional service. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.

Room Type and Rates

Note: Exchange rates vary by vendor and day of transaction, an example rate on WISE showed US $1.00 is the equivalent of NZ $1.68 on 13th April 2024. At this rate, a Terrace Room at The James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor (main conference venue) is approximately US $133 per night (NZ $219) which includes the GST tax of 15%. On the hotel page, alternative accommodations nearby with lower rates will be included.

Room TypeFeaturesAvailabilityRoom Only Rate
Terrace Rooms

Lower floors

Two double beds

Full AvailabilityNZ $219
About US$133
Executive Rooms

Refurbished Rooms

King Beds or Two Double Beds

Higher floors

New bathroom with walk-in shower

Full AvailabilityNZ $269
About US$164

All rooms feature

Ensuite bathroom | Complimentary Wi-Fi | Tea & Coffee making facilities | Iron & board | Hairdryer | Air conditioning | Corporate Desk | LCD TV

Hotel Amenities

Parking | 24-hour Reception & Concierge | Wi-Fi | 24-hour Room Service Menu | Two Restaurant and Bars cater to a range of dietary requirements | Conference Facilities | Pedestrian access to Lambton Quay | Fitness Room located in level 16

Whitby’s Restaurant is located on the 17th floor of the hotel, open 6:30am-10:00am weekdays & until 10:30am on Saturday & Sunday. A full cooked & continental selection is served, including a chef available to cook eggs to order, omelettes and pancakes for NZ $35 per person.

Booking Details (You may book any dates within the dates listed).

  • Arrival Date: 26 Oct 2024
  • Departure Date: 4 Nov 2024
  • Method of Payment: All guests to book & pay direct
  • Prices include GST tax of 15%
  • Rates quoted are per room, per night on a single, double or twin occupancy.
  • Rooms & rates are held until 28th September 2024. After this date, all rooms and rates are subject to availability.

A link to make hotel room reservations at PPSEAWA’s special rate will be sent to you after conference fees have been received.

Alternate Hotels in Wellington near the James Cook Hotel conference site:

Novotel Wellington

(about one block away from conference site)

133 The Terrace, Wellington 6140

Novotel Wellington Hotel, a 4 star hotel, is nestled in the heart of the CBD, central to Parliament, Lambton Quay shopping, and walking distance to the waterfront’s Te Papa Museum and Tākina, Wellington Convention & Exhibition Centre. Spacious guest rooms overlooking the harbor city welcome both leisure and business, with contemporary furnishings, flat screen TV, working desks and ensuite with baths to ensure comfort home away from home. Caucus Restaurant and Bar offers contemporary New Zealand cuisine in a relaxed setting. Caucus Restaurant provides a buffet breakfast (6.30am to 10am), all day dining (10am to 10pm), a la carte dinner (6pm to 10pm) as well as 24 hour room service.

Example Rates on hotel’s website:

  • Superior Twin Room 2 double beds 269sf US$186.95 per night includes taxes & fees (cancel until 27Oct 6pm); Nonrefundable, online payment US$158.90

IBIS Wellington

(about 9 minute walk from conference site)

153 Featherston St, Wellington, 6140

Ibis Wellington, a 3.5 star hotel is in the heart of the city near the bustle of Lambton Quay and within easy walking distance to popular attractions, fine dining options, and exceptional shopping. 200 contemporary guest rooms offer free WiFi, air-conditioning, comfort and quality everything you need when you are staying in the Capital. Visit Vivant Restaurant and Bar for breakfast, lunch and dinner; situated on the ground floor, or enjoy happy hour in the bar.

Example rates on hotel’s website:

  • Standard Room, 2 Double Beds 258 sq feet US$111per night includes taxes & fees, Non-refundable
  • Standard Room, 2 Double Beds Free Breakfast US$138 per night includes taxes & fees Non-refundable

Please note that as the conference hotel is in Welllington’s CBD, there are several other hotel options to explore.