Accommodation


Rydges Wellington - Our Official Host


Rydges Wellington is proud to be the accommodation partner for the Gazley Volkswagen Wellington Marathon. We are looking forward to welcoming all participants to this iconic event, and being your preferred hotel of choice.

Rydges Wellington is a multi-award winning hotel, is centrally located, close to the waterfront and just 1k from the Sky Sport Stadium venue for the Marathon.  Facilities include a 17m heated indoor pool, spa pool and sauna.

We have some great room rates for Marathon Weekend that include breakfast for two and a late check-out option. Our Portlander Bar & Grill will have pre-race carbo-loading choices available.

We hope to welcome you for race weekend. Several of our staff are even keen to join you on the start line.


Race Weekend Marathon Rates & Services:

Friday & Saturday Nights - $199.00

Sunday Night - $189.00

Room rates include breakfast for two.

Late Checkout of 2pm is available on request (but subject to room availability).


To Make A Reservation:

Click Here & use promotional code " WELLMAR20 ".


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Free Race Day Bus


We provide a free participant bus service on race day from the CBD to Westpac Stadium.

Catch it on the route below at any normal bus stop, or flag it down by flashing your race number. Route may be altered, so check back here on race week:


Pre-Race Bus

A TRANZIT branded bus will drive a continuous circuit, starting from leaving the eastern end of Ghuznee St (Taranaki St end) at the following times:

> 6:00am, 6:30am, 7:15am, 8:00am.

The route will head west along Ghuznee St, north along Willis St, Lambton Quay & Stout St; east along Bunny St; north along Waterloo Quay to Westpac Stadium...

... Then back south along Waterloo Quay, Customhouse Quay & Jervois Quay; east along Cable St; south up Taranaki St to Ghuznee St to start the next circuit.


Post-Race Bus

Post-race, the bus returns back through the CBD, leaving Westpac Stadium walkway beside the start/finish line at the following times:

> 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:45pm (after prize giving).

The bus travels from Westpac Stadium south along Waterloo Quay, Customhouse Quay & Jervois Quay; east along Cable St; south up Taranaki St to Ghuznee St...

... Then west along Ghuznee St, north along Willis St, Lambton Quay & Stout St; east along Bunny St; north along Waterloo Quay to Westpac Stadium to start the next circuit.


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