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Artisan

Artisan: New menu, new name

  As we delve into the winter months, we are not only refreshing our menu, but also the Artisan brand.   For over five years our restaurant, headed by Executive Chef MacLean Fraser has gone under the moniker "Artisan Dining House".   While this name has served...

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Hotel Industry Awards Winners

We're thrilled to announce that both our Assistant Manager Ella Blake and Revenue & Reservations Manager Mark Nixon, both took home awards on Thursday's New Zealand Hotel Industry Awards hosted by TIA. Thursday 20th June saw the best and brightest from across Aotearoa...

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Hotel Industry Awards Finalists 2019

June 20th sees the best and the brightest from Aotearoa's hospitality industry converge on Auckland for the New Zealand Hotel Industry Awards. Last year we were incredibly proud to see our Chief Concierge, Ingmar Becker, take home the Concierge of the Year Award and we are...

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An Evening With Te Mata Estate

The team at Artisan are excited to bring a taste of Hawkes Bay to the capital with an exclusive evening with Te Mata Estate. Enjoy a delicious five-course menu with wine pairings showcasing the wines of Te Mata Estate in the sophisticated comfort of Artisan at Bolton...

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Beef and Lamb Excellence Award

We are pleased to announce that for the sixth consecutive year, Maclean Fraser, Executive Chef of Artisan Dining House, has been presented with a Beef and Lamb Excellence Award. New Zealand's longest-running culinary awards, the Beef and Lamb Excellence Awards have been...

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The Art of Hospitality

Bolton Hotel is happy to welcome a new permanent resident in the form of a large-scale mural of the prominent Wellington artist Rita Angus. Visitors to Wellington will undoubtedly catch a glimpse of street artist Askew One’s mural of the artist on Bond Street, but art...

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Derek Fenn Award 2019

The 2nd of June marked the 25th Anniversary of the Hotel Concierge Society Les Clefs d'Or New Zealand. Les Clefs d’Or (translated as The Golden Keys) is a professional association of hotel concierges in every corner of the world. Recognisable by the crossed gold keys on their...

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Certificate of excellence 2019

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2019

The Bolton Hotel is proud to have been awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for outstanding service once more! For nearly a decade, this award has honoured hospitality businesses that deliver consistently great service across the world. Neela Pal, Vice President...

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Concierge of the Year 2018

We're incredibly proud to announce that our Chief Concierge Ingmar Becker won Concierge of the Year at the New Zealand Hotel Industry Awards! Ingmar is also a member of Hotel Concierge Society Les Clefs d'Or New Zealand, and we are fortunate to have him apply his...

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Pioneers of Technology

We know how important it can be to have an 'office away from the office' while travelling and ensuring all guests can get online stress free has always been a priority for us at The Bolton Hotel. Since 2007, the Bolton Hotel has offered free, unlimited WiFi to all our guests...

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The Bolton

One of the most talked about additions to our new lobby is the model ship. It’s a replica of the Bolton, one of the first immigrant ships to arrive in New Zealand during the 19th Century. Many of Wellington’s prominent streets such as Cuba and Tory were named after those...

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Artisan Dining House - Awards and Accolades

Experience the atmosphere and culinary art that Wellington has to offer, starting at the Bolton Hotel. Artisan Dining House at the Bolton is an dining experience with a focus on locally sourced, high quality produce. You’ll appreciate the service and attention to detail at...

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Bolton Hotel Refurbishment

We were determined to create something special when we recently refurbished the Bolton Hotel as part of our 10-year anniversary celebrations. Being independent gave us the opportunity to express ourselves differently from other hotels. We wanted to create a 5-star atmosphere:...

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Harris Rose finds new home on Bolton Street

175 years ago The Bolton Ship arrived on Wellington’s shores carrying keen gardener Sophia Harris, with a piece of her homeland; a rose, which survived the hazardous journey in a potato. This historical rose, now known as the 'Harris Rose' is now set to return to the capital...

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