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Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers Hostel

1 Bunny St, Wellington, New Zealand

FREE WIFI OFFERED ON CHECK IN (1 Hour free per person per day) At Hotel Waterloo and Backpackers (formerly Downtown Backpackers )we are told for a big hostel we are one of the best. A Historic Art Deco hotel with spacious common areas, ensuite bathrooms, cafe and bar, Sky TV, internet as well as high security with card lock access. We are the closest accommodation to all major public transport and Wellington attractions. Read more

84% Overall Rating 108 out of 125 customers would recommend this property based on 125 reviews

Atmosphere 78%

Cleanliness 82%

Facilities 77%

Location 94%

Safety 90%

Staff 83%

Value 84%

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What's Included

  • Linen

Facilities

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Cafe
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Pool Table
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 15:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Wellington?

Contact us directly

FREE WIFI OFFERED ON CHECK IN (1 Hour free per person per day) At Hotel Waterloo and Backpackers (formerly Downtown Backpackers )we are told for a big hostel we are one of the best. A Historic Art Deco hotel with spacious common areas, ensuite bathrooms, cafe and bar, Sky TV, internet as well as high security with card lock access. We are the closest accommodation to all major public transport and Wellington attractions. Read more

Shared Rooms

6 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

4 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

8 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Basic 20 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 20

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Standard 6 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Private Rooms

Standard Single Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 1

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Basic Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Standard Twin Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Superior Double Bed Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Superior

Standard 3 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

About Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers

Situated directly opposite the railway station Hotel Waterloo and Backpackers is ideally located, being the closest hostel to trains, buses and the inter-island ferry, the Westpac stadium, the city area and Te Papa, Wellington's fabulous Museum of New Zealand.

Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers is located in Wellington's historic Art Deco Waterloo Hotel, which was chosen for the Queens 1953 Coronation Tour.

Come stay with us and enjoy our fabulous in house café with great low priced food. Our fun in house bar gives you an opportunity to socialise and meet new people. Book your onward journey and activities with our incredible travel team. Our reception is open 24/7 for your convenience.

We want Wellington to be a highlight of your NZ experience and we have lots of information to help you to plan your stay.

Finalist NZ Tourism Awards 1999, 2000 and 2001.
Finalist Golden Backpackers Awards 2012 & 2014

Accommodation Information

Hotel Waterloo and Backpackers had various room types available including shared dorms, private ensuite and private rooms with shared bathrooms.

Bed linen is provided in all rooms. Towels are only provided in our private rooms.

Any guests under 18 years of age, please contact us directly before booking.

Valid photo ID required on check in (passport, 18+ card, drivers licence, ISIC card)

Location Information

Hotel Waterloo and Backpackers is located at:
1 Bunny Street
Pipitea
Wellington
6011

Wellington had an abundance of tourist attractions, cafes and bar which we are in close proximity to.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.