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Downtown Backpackers Wellington

Downtown Backpackers Wellington 1 Bunny Street, Wellington view on map
Downtown Backpackers Wellington 87% 63 user reviews 10
  • Downtown Backpackers Wellington
  • Downtown Backpackers Wellington
  • Downtown Backpackers Wellington
  • Downtown Backpackers Wellington
  • Downtown Backpackers Wellington
  • Downtown Backpackers Wellington
  • Downtown Backpackers Wellington
  • Downtown Backpackers Wellington
  • Downtown Backpackers Wellington
  • Downtown Backpackers Wellington
  • Downtown Backpackers Wellington
  • Downtown Backpackers Wellington
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Downtown Backpackers (soon to be Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers) offers budget accommodation in the centre of Wellington. The hostel features a 24-hour guest kitchen, self-service laundry facilities and a games room with pool tables. FREE WIFI OFFERED ON CHECK IN (20mb per person)

Formerly the historic Hotel Waterloo, which hosted Queen Elizabeth II's entourage on her 1953 Coronation Tour, the hostel features elegant staircases, high ceilings and a café in the old ballroom.

Wellington Railway Station is only 200 metres from Wellington Downtown Backpackers. It is an 8-minute walk to TSB Arena and a 12-minute walk to Westpac Stadium.

Private and shared rooms are available. All rooms include heating and bed linen is provided. Each private room has a work desk and cable TV. Secure lockers are provided for all guests.

Downtown House Bar specialises in fun activities and bar games every evening. 24-hour reception is available and the tour desk can book Interislander ferries, bus tours and trains around the North Island.

Kindly contact Downtown Backpackers directly if any member of your party is under 18, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

  • Platinum Property 2011
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Balcony/Courtyard
  • Bar
  • Cafe/Restaurant
  • Catering
  • Check-in Time: 2:00pm
  • Check-out Time 10:00am
  • Check-out Time: 12:00pm
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Communal Kitchen
  • Dart Board
  • Dining Room
  • Eftpos
  • Enviro-Silver with Qualmark
  • Fax
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Games Room
  • Guest Laundry
  • Guest Lounge
  • Internet Access
  • Internet Cafe
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Lift/elevator
  • Luggage Storage
  • Non Smoking
  • Photocopier
  • Pool Table
  • Serviced Rooms Daily
  • Shower Facilities
  • Sky TV
  • Sports Bar
  • Toilet Facilities
  • Travel Desk
  • TV Room
  • Wheelchair Access
Downtown Backpackers Wellington
  • We had some problems, the bath was very deep and i am short. When i tried to have a shower i slipped and fell. No rubber mat for safety. The place was grubby and not that cheap. We left after one night and went to a hotel for not much more money. 1
    Gillian Bowen - Jul 17, 2014 (Stayed Jul 2014) Travelbug verified review
Downtown Backpackers Wellington
  • Best location imaginable for a carless traveller. Staff showed a genuine interest in everyone which isn't always easy at such a busy place. Breakfast is a bit dear but there's a mcd next door. 5
    DAVID PRYER - Apr 27, 2014 (Stayed Apr 2014) Travelbug verified review
Downtown Backpackers Wellington
  • Fantastic location and well run by friendly staff. I just stopped here for one night but will definitely stay again. Highly recommend. . 5
    JULIE EASTWOOD - Jan 9, 2014 (Stayed Jan 2014) Travelbug verified review
Downtown Backpackers Wellington
  • Perfect for somewhere to sleep for the night and staff were friendly and sorted an airport shuttle for me which i appreciated!. 5
    ELISABETH WATERHOUSE - Nov 11, 2013 (Stayed Nov 2013) Travelbug verified review
Downtown Backpackers Wellington
  • Funky and basic, was good to be able to crash somewhere close to rail and bus, which worked well for an early moring start . I was in a shared bunkroom and had no trouble with noisy roommates. . 5
    STEPHEN WOOD - Aug 31, 2013 (Stayed Aug 2013) Travelbug verified review
Downtown Backpackers Wellington
  • Staff wonderful didnt use all the facilities this time, but like the location. Good place to stay. 5
    BETTY HOGG - Aug 25, 2013 (Stayed Aug 2013) Travelbug verified review
Downtown Backpackers Wellington
  • Location was good. Price was ok, but we have paid the same for places 10 times as good. That's about all that was good about the place. The carpeted floor looked like a breeding ground for mites and fleas! kitchen facilities mediocre.need more decent pans. No clear work areas and people leaving pots and pans in only available space. The lockers for holding luggage are too small and a rip off at $2.00 each. We had to use 4. Most places wil hold luggage at no charge! i would not recommend it. 1
    KATHLEEN BROOKFIELD - Nov 25, 2012 (Stayed Nov 2012) Travelbug verified review
Downtown Backpackers Wellington
  • Good value double room was clean as was bathroom & toilet good handy location to city over all stay was good. 5
    BRAD RICHARDSON - Nov 30, 2012 (Stayed Nov 2012) Travelbug verified review
Downtown Backpackers Wellington
  • Great place to stay - within walking distance of the ferry terminal. Great staff and customer service. Well done. 5
    BEN MINEHAN - Nov 12, 2012 (Stayed Nov 2012) Travelbug verified review
Downtown Backpackers Wellington
  • Been away from our fav little city far too long so the chance to book a stay over as flying to auckland the next day for a concert was just the thing and we had a fantastic night in the superior suite (well worth it ) we even stayed at the house bar on the 1st floor with a very good selection of pub snacks/meals and top shelf. Far better to be all in one place for a night out when outside it turned into a storm so good onya backpackers . 5
    DOUG & SHAZ HALL - Nov 19, 2012 (Stayed Nov 2012) Travelbug verified review

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