Railton Hotel

213 Cuba Street, Wellington

  • Railton Hotel (aka Trekkers Hotel - People's Palace), Cuba Street, Wellington.
    Copyright: Heritage New Zealand. Taken By: Chris Horwell. Date: 9/12/2017.
  • Railton Hotel (aka Trekkers Hotel - People's Palace), Cuba Street, Wellington.
    Copyright: Heritage New Zealand. Taken By: Chris Horwell. Date: 9/12/2017.
  • Railton Hotel (aka Trekkers Hotel - People's Palace), Cuba Street, Wellington.
    Copyright: Heritage New Zealand. Taken By: Chris Horwell. Date: 15/11/2017.

List Entry Information

List Entry Status Listed List Entry Type Historic Place Category 2 Public Access Private/No Public Access
List Number 3626 Date Entered 28th June 1984

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City/District Council

Wellington City

Region

Wellington Region

Legal description

Pt Sec 128 Town of Wellington

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Physical Description

Builder: Salvation Army Property Division

Addition by W. Grey Young, 1916

Built for Salvation Army as "People's Palace" a private hotel

Notable Features

Six bays, symmetrically arranged around a centre piece, segmental arch or plain windows, pilasters, honeycomb pattern frieze, string course, balustraded parapet

Construction Dates

Original Construction
1908 -
Edwardian free classical.

Addition
1916 -

Other Information

Please note that entry on the New Zealand Heritage List/Rarangi Korero identifies only the heritage values of the property concerned, and should not be construed as advice on the state of the property, or as a comment of its soundness or safety, including in regard to earthquake risk, safety in the event of fire, or insanitary conditions.