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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.
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