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BASE Wellington

Hostel | 23 Cambridge terrace, Wellington, New Zealand 6011

67.8% Overall Rating

77 out of 104 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (08/04/2014)

"The location was nearly perfect, right around the corner of Courtenay Place and the staff did know what to do and was really nice and helpful."

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  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Luggage Room USD 1.31
  • Breakfast USD 4.57
  • Towel USD 1.96

What's Included

  • Linen

Important Information

1)We must receive a valid notice of cancellation of your booking in writing within 90 days prior to day of arrival. 2)Any cancellation within 90 days of the check in date will incur 100% cancellation fee. 3)No shows will also be charged for the full reservation and any remaining nights cancelled. 4)For a notice of cancellation to be valid, it must include the hostel name, reservation name, guest name and email address as these details appear on your confirmation booking. 5)Any requested changed with respect to your booking including check-in and check-out dates and configuration of accommodation, must be made directly with the hostel where you have booked your accommodation. You acknowledge that all reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate your request, but there is no obligation or guarantee that your booking will be changed.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Wellington?

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Base Wellington is a stylish hostel located in funky Courtenay Place, the centre of Wellington's night life. We are just minutes away from Te Papa. We're open 24/7 and offer 4 to 6 bed rooms as well as doubles with ensuite facilities. The basement bar is open 7 nights a week. Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

6 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)


4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)


6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)


8 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)


4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included
Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Twin (Private bathroom)


Double (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

About BASE Wellington

10 Night Base Jumping New Zealand – NZ$239

This is a 10-night flexible accommodation package with the opportunity to stay at any BASE Hostel in New Zealand. This includes Auckland, Paihia-Bay Of Islands, Rotorua, Taupo, Wellington, Queenstown, Wanaka and at our new affiliate On Top Backpackers Dunedin.

The Fine Print. Our Terms.
The pass allows you to stay for a maximum 3 nights in each hostel. Consecutive stays of 4 or more nights are not permitted. BASE Jumping vouchers are valid for 12 months from the date of first use and nights at any of the above properties are subject to availability at the booking time. Supplement might apply during events.

The Base Jumping NZ can be used in Australia with a supplement of AU$5 per night to be paid on the spot.

The Base Jumping passes are NOT valid during the whole Rugby World Cup period (9th Sept – 23rd Oct 2011). Please book one person per package.

The Base Jumping is not sharable, transferable, or refundable once the first night has been redeemed.

Base Wellington is a stylish hostel located in funky Courtenay Place, the centrer of Wellington's night life and just minutes walk to supermarkets, shop, cafés, transport, gig venues and local attractions including the famous Te Papa museum.

The property is open 24/7 and offers a room for every budget from dorm share to private en-suites and exclusive to Base only, the up market, luxury Sanctuary floor for girls only.

There are also great chill out areas, a communal kitchen, dining area, a TV room, high speed Internet/Global Gossip and wireless access.

To make your stay in Wellington as perfect as possible, our friendly, local travel desk staff will help you book your activities, travel and accommodation for your onward journey.

Indulge in the atmosphere from our onsite bar – Basement Bar; it’s just too much fun in one area! Daily specials and DJ’s jamming all night long in the bar.

With the city on your doorstep and such great facilities Base Wellington is the perfect place to stay.


• 24 hr reception and security
• Fully made up beds with hotel quality linen
• Under bed lockers
• Sanctuary floor for girls only – enjoy a complimentary glass of bubbles in the bar
• Modern kitchen and laundry facilities
• SKY TV lounge
• Great chill out spaces and sunny communal dining area
• Global Gossip High speed wireless Internet café
• Basement Bar – Get in touch with your social side!
• Base Travel desk for expert advice and exclusive deals

Special offers:

VIP card holders will receive $1 off their room rate per night, minimum!

Accommodation Information

Multi-share dorm rooms and Sanctuary rooms.
Our dorm rooms are immaculate, with modern facilities located in central Cambridge Terrace. Our non-smoking rooms have all the essentials including an under bed luggage security locker per person, security swipe card access, heating and hotel quality linen. The rate is based on 1 person in a single bunk bed, within the multi-share dorm.
Sanctuary guests are female only- on arrival receive a welcome pack with shampoo, condition and a free drink in the Basement Bar.
Ensuite rooms:
For those of you looking for a few home comforts and privacy then our double/twin ensuite room is what you're looking for. Great views, with modern facilities, enjoy our non-smoking rooms that have all the essentials from a large bed, personal TV, private en-suite bathroom with toilet and shower in the room, tea and coffee, security swipe card access, heating and hotel quality linen.

Location Information

Base Wellington is located five minutes walk from Te Papa Museum and cafés and bars on the doorstep.