If pressed we would recommend The Thorndon Hotel as hotel accommodation and the Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers as budget accommodation.
The Thorndon Hotel Wellington, 24 Hawkestone Street, Thorndon, Wellington. From NZ$130. Nearest hotel to the Cathedral. Has been used by visiting ringers in the past, without complaint. The Thorndon Hotel home page
Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers, 1 Bunny Street, 6011 Wellington. From NZ$29. Close to the Cathedral, Railway Station, and Bluebridge Ferry Terminal. On the edge of the CBD. Budget accommodation, which has been used by visiting ringers, without complaint. Downtown Backpackers home page
Shepherds Arms Hotel, 285 Tinakori Road, Thorndon, 6011 Wellington. From NZ$105. A pub with rooms above, conveniently located for the Cathedral. Shepherds Arms home page
ibis Wellington, 153 Featherston Street, 6140 Wellington. From $161. In the middle of the CBD, 10 to 15 minutes walk from the Cathedral. http://www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-3049-ibis-wellington/index.shtml ibis Hotel home page
Travelodge Wellington, 2-6 Gilmer Terrace, 6011 Wellington. From NZ$170. On the edge of the CBD, 10 to 15 minutes walk from the Cathedral. Travelodge home page