Capital City Gateway Motor Inn Wellington motel accommodation, conference venue, functions and campervan rv park near Interislander ferry

Qualmark 4 star
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Location

Location of CAPITAL GATEWAY MOTOR INN

Capital Gateway Motor Inn is located at the top of the Ngauranga Gorge. The city, Westpac Stadium, the South Island Ferry, Lower Hutt and Porirua are all within 7 minutes of the motor inn. Our Wellington motel location is perfect for visitors to the city and conference venue planners. Contact us if you are planning a Wellington business or social function.


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Directions Travelling South

Our Wellington motel is easily accessed by turning off State Highway 1. Take the Newlands off ramp on to Newlands road. Capital Gateway Motor Inn is well sign posted 400 metres on your left at 1 Newlands Road.

Directions Travelling North

Captial Gateway Motor Inn is located 7 minutes from Wellington city. At the top of Ngauranga George, take the the Newlands off ramp. The off ramp takes you across State Highway 1. Follow the signs straight through to Newlands Road. Capital Gateway Motor Inn is well sign posted 400 metres on your left at 1 Newlands Road. 

About Wellington

Wellington, at the bottom of the North Island, is New Zealand's capital city with Parliament Buildings, Corporate and Government offices. Wellington is also home to many Embassies and Consulates.
This is a vibrant and energetic city with close packed high-rises in the CBD and traditional wooden bungalows in the suburbs.

Extending just two kilometres in diameter, Wellington with its stunning scenery is a truly ‘walking city’ and the ultimate urban destination in New Zealand.

It is famous for its shopping sensations, cafes, restaurants and night life. And for its culture - the Michael Fowler Centre, the Town Hall, the restored Embassy Theatre and Te Papa National Museum.


Wellington Tourist Attractions

Westpac Stadium http://www.westpacstadium.co.nz/
Multi-functional stadium is a world class venue seating 34,500 people. The Westpac Stadium has been purpose built to stage sporting events, concerts, cultural events, exhibitions and functions.

Te Papa http://www.tepapa.govt.nz
The National Museum of New Zealand. Te Papa tells the great stories of our land and people. Over 20 galleries house imaginative exhibitions that explore our natural environment, New Zealand history and art.

Waterfront
Wellington waterfront is a beautiful part of Wellington that is popular with Wellingtonians.  It's harbour views and close proximity to the the city make it a favourite place for joggers, swimmers, sunbathers and cyclists. There is a large fountain 100 metres off-shore and a public swimming pool (the Freyburg).

The Beehive and Parliament Buildings http://www.ps.parliament.govt.nz/building.htm
Parliament Buildings consist of 3 main buildings - Parliament House in the centre, the Beehive (Executive Wing) on the left and Parliament Library on the right side. Take a tour of Parliament and explore key areas of the historic Parliament Buildings including:  Parliament and Legislation chambers, the Grand Hall, the Maori Affairs Select Committee Room Maui Tikitiki A Taranga and view New Zealand multimedia artworks in the Galleria.

Courtney Place Night Life
The thriving pub, theatre and restaurant scene centres around Courtney Place.  Most venues are within walking distance of Courtney Place. During the day catch a bite to eat at one of the many funky cafes.

Karori Wildlife Sanctuary http://www.sanctuary.org.nz/
Imagine a secret valley only 2km from the city centre, 252 ha of native forest ringing with the songs of our rare native birds. The Sanctuary enables visitors of all ages to experience and learn from our precious natural heritage in an easily accessible location.

Katherine Mansfield Birthplace http://www.nzmuseums.co.nz/MuseumDetail.asp?MuseumID=132
The birthplace of Kathleen Mansfield Beauchamp (1888-1923), who as Katherine Mansfield, became one of the world's best know short story writers and New Zealand's most famous writer. The house (built by her father in 1888) is restored and furnished in its original period of decoration with antique furniture and replicas of original wallpapers.

Old St. Paul's Cathedral
http://www.wcc.govt.nz/wellington/heritage/inventory/pg334.html
The Cathedral Church of St, Paul was consecrated in 1866. It was designed in late Early English Gothic style by the Rev. Frederick Thatcher, noted for the churches he built in the North Island for Bishop Selwyn. This, his finest work, was built in native timbers: totara, matai, rimu and kauri.

The Wellington Cable Car http://www.cablecarmuseum.co.nz
The cable car runs past the university and Kelburn Park to the top of the Botanic Gardens where the many walks through the gardens begin, and where the planetarium and Carter Observatory are to be found. The view spans out over the city and right across the harbour from the Hutt Valley to Mount Victoria.

Official Tourism Web site for Wellington http://www.wellingtonnz.com

 
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