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Reviews of YHA Wellington City

Hostel | 292 Wakefield St (Cnr Cambridge Tce), Wellington, New Zealand 6011

89.5% Overall Rating

411 out of 429 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (10/01/2015)

Laura Pharo thinks…

"Loved the free wifi and the lockers in the room! My room also had an amazing ocean view!"

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Games room
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines

What's Included

  • Linen

Important Information

YHA Cancellations Policy • To cancel any bookings a NZ$5.00 cancellation fee applies per transaction. • For cancellations made before 6pm the day before arrival - full refund. • For cancellations made after 6pm the day before arrival - no refund for the first night. • Cancellations on bookings made on the day of arrival will receive no refund for the first night, normal cancellation policy applies for subsequent nights. • If you do not advise the Hostel the non-arrival clause applies.

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89.5%

Overall Rating

411 out of 429 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'YHA Wellington City'

Atmosphere
80.8%
Location
96.0%
Facilities
89.6%
Cleanliness
90.4%
Staff
91.2%
Value
85.6%
Safety
92.8%
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frances roberts

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

08 July 2012 frances would recommend this property

Liked: This is the best hostel I have stayed in. Facilities and cleanliness are of a very high standard. Two kitchens so always space to cook whatever the time. Very secure and felt safe the whole time. Location brilliant on corner of road opposite supermarket for cheap food and acroos the road from embassy theatre, just round corner from main high street. The staff are brilliant and helped me with booking tours and even helped change bookings and dates to things I had already made with no fuss and helpful attitude. Can not reccomend enough.

Disliked: nothing

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With a large group / tour

Backpacking / gap year

23 June 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly desk staff, nice and clean, great kitchens. Loved the women only four bed dorm with en suite - so nice to have a shower!

Disliked: No lockers in the room, only for pay on the ground floor.

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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

19 June 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Perfect location. Great staff

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

74.3%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

17 June 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: central and close to everything

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Paulo Roberto de Souza Teodoro

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

03 June 2012 Paulo Roberto would recommend this property

Liked: Very good location! Just accross the street from supermarket and few blocks from Te Pa Pa museum :)

Disliked: Showers have no pressure on higher floors ...a lot of large groups taking the place, not the best place to talk / meet / drink with backpackers.

97.1%
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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

07 May 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Near to city center!

Disliked: Nothing

97.1%
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Customer review

As a family with children

Sightseeing & culture

23 April 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very good rapport and customer service at the desk when you arrive and leave. Good willingness to help with information and onward bookings.

Disliked: Can't really fault it. Are there any toilets downstairs on entrance level?

97.1%
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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

16 April 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I thought YHA welly, was well facilitated and clean. Especially appreciated the night lights.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

With my spouse / partner

City break
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

16 April 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: good location ,clean

Disliked: nothing

85.7%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

09 April 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: BIG hostel with very friendly staff a few walking minutes from wellington city centre. bars and restaurants all within 5 minutes to get to.

Disliked: no lockers in the rooms

71.4%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

30 March 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very big with two well equipt kitchens. Good location.

Disliked: No lockers and not that many showers on each floor. Large school groups.

71.4%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

13 February 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: location

Disliked: very large hostel which took a bit of atmosphere away - no lockers in rooms for personal belongings

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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

11 February 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: everything

Disliked: nothing

85.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

08 February 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Clean, really good kitchen.

Disliked: There were lots of families and a school group while I was there.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

26 January 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Clean, great location

Disliked: No lockers in rooms

97.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

26 January 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Everything - clean, centrally located, great kitchen facilities, loads of internet/computers, meals on offer, activites booked, knowledgable staff. Extended stay for another 3 days. Great place to chill out and spend some time planning the north island.

Disliked: The top bunk beds are too low so when you sit up from the bottom bunk you bang your head!

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Jan Woudstra

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

24 January 2012 Jan would recommend this property

Liked: Very clean and spacious. Staff very friendly. Good facilities overall.

Disliked: Jan left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Patricia Denise de Man

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

14 January 2012 Patricia Denise would recommend this property

Liked: very good located, close to everything! just opposite a large supermarket, very close to bars, restaurants and shops, and close to Te Papa. good facilities, clean

Disliked: there are no plastic bags in the bins in the dorms, so they can be a bit dirty

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Katie Masters

Alone

City break
Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

13 January 2012 Katie would recommend this property

Liked: The view from my room (606) was equal to or better than that of any five-star hotel! And the ensuite was so lovely and clean, it was a pleasure to stay there! Loved it :)

Disliked: It should have a rooftop garden...

82.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

08 January 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location

Disliked: The asian girl at the reception particulary unpleasant

85.7%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Visiting friends or family

30 December 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: en-suite rooms

Disliked: poor water pressure resulting in a very poor shower in romm 606. Hostel was full and facilities stretched to the extent that it was almost dangerous working in the kitchen and difficult to get a table to eat my dinner.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Family Holiday

29 December 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: clean

Disliked: noise

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

18 December 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very well located, right in the centre of Wellington, with good rooms and very helpful staff.

Disliked: Perhaps a little too big for a hostel.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

16 December 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very friendly staff, clean facilities, lots of options for room types (dorm, single, double), and free espresso in the morning!

Disliked: It was VERY noisy - trying to go to bed was really difficult because the windows didn't shield the noise from the traffic, and I was woken up in the morning from honking and sirens.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

07 December 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was clean, easily accessible, well-run and located within easy walking distance of just about everything I wanted to see and do in Wellington.

Disliked: Wifi is run on a 24-hour basis, with set beginning and end times - if you miss them, you're not really getting everything you're paying for.