There will be a complimentary shuttle for delegates each morning and afternoon to Wellington city.  We will be stopping at Rydges Wellington and James Cook Grand Chancellor.  Times will be advised closer to the time.

Below is a list of accommodation options - Click the accommodation link at the bottom of the page, which will take you directly to their website for further information or to make a reservation.

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor

The James Cook Hotel has rooms set aside for our delegates.  This is subject to availability.  Prices include GST, rates quoted are per room, per night on a single, double or twin occupancy.  The cost for these rooms are:

Terrace Room

$195 (including breakfast for 1 person) and $220 (including breakfast for 2 people)

Executive Room

$235 (including breakfast for 1 person) and $260 (including breakfast for 2 people)

To make a reservation.

Rydges Wellington

Rydges Wellington has rooms set aside for our delegates.  The cost for these rooms are $259.00 (gst incl) for one person and $289.00 (gst incl) for twin share including breakfast.  To make a reservation, 

  • Log onto Rydges Wellington web page.
  • Under promo code state “CAREFAM”
  • Follow the booking steps
  • Select the group dates - Arrive 28th September 2021 Depart: 30th September 2021

Ava Lodge

Ava Lodge has set aside rooms for our delegates.  

6 Queen Studios - $165.00 (gst incl) per night for 2 people

1 King Studio $169.00 (gst incl) per night for 2 people

Breakfast is not included, however Ava Lodge is a short walk away from numerous cafe and restaurants.  To make a reservation, 

  • Call Ava Lodge 0800 282 563 
  • When booking, mention 'Caring Families Aotearoa'


Dupont Motel, located in Petone. All Dupont rooms come with a fully equipped kitchen and ironing facilities. Each room includes flat-screen satellite TV, a CD player and a DVD player with free movies.  Jackson Street, famous for its quality dining and shopping, is just a 10-minute walk from Dupont Petone. 

ASURE 83 By the Sea Motor Lodge

Quality motel accommodation in the heart of Petone, Lower Hutt, Wellington.  Located on The Esplanade adjacent to Petone Beach, just a short walk to Jackson St Petone.  We provide a friendly service offering modern, cofortable accommodation in a quiet location.


Champers is located in Lower Hutt.  Champers offers a range of quiet, spacious accommodation options. Licensed Restaurant onsite and Breakfast available daily.

Green Gables Motel Lower Hutt

For quality accommodation we have 14 superbly appointed comfortable self contained suites.  Buisness Suites, One, Two and our Exclusive Three bedroom suite.  50+ Sky Tv, Ultra Fast Broadband, Free Car Parking, Modern kitchen and bathroom facilities.  Our central location makes us the ideal place to stay when you're travelling - 10 minute drive from Lower Hutt.

The Boulcott Lodge

The Boulcott Lodge is Lower Hutt’s contemporary 5 star motel.  The Boulcott Lodge offers superior accommodation with fully appointed suites designed to meet the needs of corporate guests, families, or visitors to the region.

The Sebel Wellington Lower Hutt

The Sebal Lower Hutt is in close proximity to Lower Hutt City Centre, Queensgate Mall, and Lower Hutt Events Centre.  The hotel offers fully serviced Studios and One Bedroom apartments suitable for buisness and leisure travellers.  The team at The Sebal Lower Hutt offers personal, kind service to meet all guest expecations.  With friendly and dynamic atmosphere and lovely views of the river and the Riddiford Gardens.