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Reviews of YHA Wellington City Wellington Hostel

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

Atmosphere 80%

Cleanliness 93%

Facilities 87%

Location 97%

Safety 90%

Staff 90%

Value 84%

What's Included

  • Linen

Facilities

  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cafe
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Foosball
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Pool Table
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Wheelchair Friendly

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.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

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

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Atmosphere 80%

Cleanliness 93%

Facilities 87%

Location 97%

Safety 90%

Staff 90%

Value 84%

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Anonymous
21 Nov 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Events / festivals

Liked: Location

Disliked: None

Customer would recommend this property

94% Overall Rating
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94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
15 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: The hostel is very Quite ans vert clean

Customer would recommend this property

83% Overall Rating
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83% Overall Rating

Anonymous
16 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Events / festivals

Liked: It was warm. Even when it was really cold outside the whole building was warm, from the bathrooms to the dorms to the kitchen/dining area.

Disliked: Pillows were really flat.

Customer would recommend this property

83% Overall Rating
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83% Overall Rating

Anonymous
13 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Liked: Easy to book in, with no deposit needed

Disliked: People sharing a bed in my dorm

Customer would recommend this property

89% Overall Rating
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89% Overall Rating

Anonymous
19 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Good sized rooms, lovely reading room with cosy sofas, big common room, nice clean kitchens, tons of ideas re: what to do, helpful staff.

Disliked: No power points in rooms! Had to sit in the corridor with my phone as it charged...not ideal. No soap in the dorm room en-suite and no free tea or coffee :( they said this is because they have a cafe inside the building but it's not open 24/7 so you have to go across the road and pay $5 for a hot drink, or bring your own tea etc.

Customer would recommend this property

86% Overall Rating
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86% Overall Rating

Anonymous
12 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: the staff was great, location was great, rooms seemed quite spacious, kitchen was very well stocked

Disliked: nothing

Customer would recommend this property

91% Overall Rating
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91% Overall Rating

Anonymous
04 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Good location, the staff on reception were very helpful, great facilities such as laundry and secure lockers.

Disliked: The atmosdphere of the hostel was average as other backpackers tend to keep to themselves.

Customer would recommend this property

89% Overall Rating
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89% Overall Rating

Anonymous
11 Mar 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Clean friendly and in perfect location ..

Disliked: The atmosphere could have been a little more personal .. but besides that nothing to criticise really.

Customer would recommend this property

89% Overall Rating
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  • Facilities - 80%
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  • Value - 80%
89% Overall Rating

Anonymous
10 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: A Lot of space in the room, good location

Customer would recommend this property

94% Overall Rating
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94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
02 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: It was central-close to Te Papa. I enjoyed the reading room and T.V. rooms.The standard of cleanliness was outstanding. My single room was very comfortable, even if the view was a rusty tin roof!

Disliked: When I arrived about 11.30am on Monday 2nd of Feb. the female receptionist was holding a long friendly converstaion on the phone.I had to wait. The system of door opening should always be demonstrated slowly to an older client-I'm 81,and found it frustrating often when I couldn't make it work.Much bigger fridges would be great. I only used my milk and cream cheese once,then it vanished under dozens of other bags. I never found it.

Customer would recommend this property

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