CQ Hotels Wellington
213-223 Cuba Street Wellington +64 4 385 2156 | 0800 888 5 999

Family Wellington Hotel Accommodation

CQ Hotels Wellington has excellent facilities well suited to families visiting Wellington and is located in close proximity to many family-friendly Wellington attractions.

Family Friendly Features for CQ Hotels Wellington:

  • Q Hotel has largest standard hotel rooms in Wellington
  • Twin Queen Suites are large enough to fit 4 people
  • All Q Hotel rooms have kitchenettes
  • Some C Hotel rooms have interconnecting doors
  • Onsite secure car-parking (subject to availability)
  • Portacots available free of charge (subject to availability)
  • Children’s menu in restaurant
  • Children’s activity area
  • Heated pool and spa area (Complimentary access for guests of Q Hotel only)
  • Walking distance to major family attractions in Wellington i.e. Te Papa, Capital E and the Museum of Wellington.
  • One-stop shop with hotel, restaurant, bar and café
  • Unlimited free Wi-Fi

Wellington Family-Friendly Attractions

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Discover the treasures and stories of New Zealand at Te Papa, our bold and innovative national museum. A recognised world-leader in interactive and visitor focused museum experiences, Te Papa lets you experience the nation's art, culture and science - all in one breathtaking waterfront location. Better still, general admission is free!

Wellington Zoo

Visit Wellington Zoo and fall in love with nature. Home to over 500 animals, from the amazing insects and invertebrates of Hero HQ, to the only bears in New Zealand - the gorgeous ASB Malayan Sun Bears, as well as Lions, Tigers, Giraffes, Tasmanian Devils and many more.

Capital E

Are you looking for a fun and inspiring space to hang out with the kids? Capital E is here to ignite the creative spark in children and young people through live performance, digital workshops and family events. The free indoor playground is open on Queens Wharf, weekdays 9am-3pm and Saturdays 9.30am-3.30pm, so come along, make a mess and let your imagination run wild! Check the Capital E website for more events and performances happening during your stay.

Adrenalin Forest

Adrenalin Forest is a series of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and flying foxes from platforms constructed in the tree canopy. The Park is suitable for all ages (from 1.30 metres tall), for everyone with a basic level of fitness. It takes around 3 hours to complete the whole course.
Check out our great Adrenalin package

Wellington Cable Car

A must do while visiting Wellington, the Wellington Cable Car allows easy access from the central business district to the Kelburn lookout and the top entrance of the Botanic Garden. Enjoy stunning views from the lookout over the city & harbour and easy access to many of Wellington's top attractions; The Cable Car Museum, Botanic Garden & Carter Observatory.


ZEALANDIA is the world’s first fully fenced urban sanctuary, located less than 10mins drive from the CBD. We are surrounded by 8.6km of predator proof fence, and home to over 30 unique and native species including kiwi, tuatara, kaka, gecko…and more.

Carter Observatory

At the top of Wellington’s Cable Car, Carter Observatory is a world-class attraction where visitors can discover our southern skies through our planetarium, observatories and heritage exhibits and multi-media galleries.
  • Address: Top of the Wellington Cable Car; 40 Salamanca Road, Kelburn
  • Phone: +64 4 910 3140
  • Website: www.carterobservatory.org

Nairn Street Cottage

Step back in time into 1850s Wellington and the life of the Wallis Family. The house and garden appear just as they would have when the family lived there. Stroll around the heritage garden to sample the wild fruits and visit the heritage chickens. Only open on weekends. Tours including entry to the Cottage every Saturday and Sunday at 12pm, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm.

Museum of Wellington

Ranked as one of the 50 Best Museums in the World by The Times UK, this popular museum will take you back a thousand years and lead you to a vibrant present day Wellington. This is Wellington’s museum, celebrating Wellington’s social, cultural and maritime history. Housed in the historic Bond Store, the original architecture complements the exhibitions of precious objects and stunning technology.