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Top Rated Hostels in Wellington, New Zealand

YHA Wellington City 90%

1. YHA Wellington City

Hostel
292 Wakefield St, (Cnr Cambridge Tce)

Atmosphere 82%

Cleanliness 93%

Facilities 87%

Location 97%

Safety 92%

Staff 90%

Value 85%

99 out of 103 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend YHA Wellington City

21 Nov 2015 100%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Events / festivals

Location

would recommend this property

15 Aug 2015 94%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year

The hostel is very Quite ans vert clean

would recommend this property

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The Setup on Dixon 87%

2. The Setup on Dixon

Hostel
Level 3/15, Dixon Street

Atmosphere 70%

Cleanliness 97%

Facilities 93%

Location 100%

Safety 97%

Staff 77%

Value 83%

6 out of 6 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend The Setup on Dixon

12 Dec 2015 86%
Travel Type: With my spouse / partner
Trip Type: Events / festivals

Location was brilliant

would recommend this property

09 Dec 2015 91%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Sightseeing & culture

clean, good service, nice kitchen and facilities

would recommend this property

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Nomads Capital Backpackers 86%

3. Nomads Capital Backpackers

Hostel
118 Wakefield Street, PO Box 11-247

Atmosphere 81%

Cleanliness 90%

Facilities 82%

Location 94%

Safety 83%

Staff 88%

Value 81%

103 out of 119 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Nomads Capital Backpackers

22 May 2016 74%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Age Range: 25-30

Free breakfast and dinner. Good location

would recommend this property

31 Dec 2015 91%
Travel Type: Alone

Very central location easy to walk everywhere

would recommend this property

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Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers 84%

4. Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers

Hostel
1 Bunny St

Atmosphere 78%

Cleanliness 82%

Facilities 77%

Location 94%

Safety 90%

Staff 83%

Value 84%

108 out of 125 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers

20 Apr 2016 77%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture
Age Range: 41+

the character of the old building.

would recommend this property

15 Dec 2015 100%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers

A really cool historic building with a good feel to it. Our room had really good natural light, wasn't too cramped. There was storage in the room as well as lockers. The private bathroom was a luxury you're rarely afforded in a hostel and it was really clean and well kept. The cafe was good too! Gotta say this was probably the best hostel I've stayed at in my past few months of traveling. Highly recommend.

would recommend this property

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The Cambridge Hotel & Backpackers 79%

5. The Cambridge Hotel & Backpackers

Hostel
28 Cambridge Terrace, Wellington

Atmosphere 78%

Cleanliness 74%

Facilities 64%

Location 93%

Safety 77%

Staff 88%

Value 78%

28 out of 37 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend The Cambridge Hotel & Backpackers

02 May 2015 97%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Partying / nightlife

Great bathrooms, comfy beds, good character, staff were fantastically lovely and all in all it was great !

would recommend this property

30 Apr 2015 83%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year

Good value for food and drink

would recommend this property

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Trek Global 78%

6. Trek Global

Hostel
9 O'Reily Ave

Atmosphere 68%

Cleanliness 69%

Facilities 74%

Location 93%

Safety 83%

Staff 85%

Value 75%

82 out of 105 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Trek Global

27 Jan 2016 63%
Travel Type: With my spouse / partner
Trip Type: Sightseeing & culture Visiting friends or family
Age Range: 41+

Location

06 Jan 2016 94%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers

Perfect location. Friendly staff..

would recommend this property

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Base Wellington 74%

7. Base Wellington

Hostel
21-23 Cambridge Terrace

Atmosphere 70%

Cleanliness 69%

Facilities 68%

Location 87%

Safety 77%

Staff 77%

Value 65%

26 out of 36 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Base Wellington

02 Jun 2016 91%
Travel Type: With a large group / tour
Trip Type: Events / festivals
Age Range: 41+

Great location small but good rooms . Great ensuite room

would recommend this property

28 Dec 2015 86%
Travel Type: Alone

Nightlife

would recommend this property

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Worldwide Backpackers 73%

8. Worldwide Backpackers

Hostel
291 The Terrace

Atmosphere 67%

Cleanliness 67%

Facilities 63%

Location 77%

Safety 77%

Staff 83%

Value 73%

4 out of 7 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Worldwide Backpackers

29 May 2014 54%
Travel Type: With my spouse / partner
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year Events / festivals Sightseeing & culture

It was cheap, there was free breakfast, the first 2 nights we were upgraded to a double room as they had double booked the 3 bed dorm.

17 Mar 2014 97%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year

After camping for 3 days we were really impressed with the large, comfy bed and size of room.

would recommend this property

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