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1 room, 2 adults

Base Wellington - Hostel

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21-23 Cambridge Ter, Wellington, 6011, New Zealand

Hostel with bar/lounge, near Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand)
  • Free WiFi in lobby
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  • Rooms can get noisy from all the activity on coyrtenay place. But i dont mind the noise,…Feb. 26, 2020
  • Price was excellent for Wellington and room was sufficient ;) Will be back .Feb. 12, 2020

Base Wellington - Hostel

  • Double Room, Ensuite
  • 6 Bed Dorm - 1 Bed
  • 4 Bed Dorm - 1 Bed
  • Shared Dormitory, Ensuite (4 beds)
  • Twin Room, Ensuite
  • The Family Room
  • Private Ensuite with Balcony
  • Sanctuary 4 Bed Dorm - 1 Bed
  • 6 Bed Ensuite - 1 Bed

What’s around Base Wellington - Hostel


  • In Te Aro
  • Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand) - 8 min walk
  • Wellington Central Business District - 1 min walk
  • Wellington Waterfront - 3 min walk
  • Courtenay Place - 3 min walk
  • Cuba Street Mall - 9 min walk
  • TSB Bank Arena - 16 min walk
  • Victoria University of Wellington - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Wellington Intl. Airport (WLG) - 13 min drive
  • Paraparaumu (PPQ) - 44 min drive
  • Wellington Station - 25 min walk
  • Wellington Ngauranga Station - 9 min drive
  • Wellington Crofton Downs Station - 9 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 55 rooms
  • Arranged over 8 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-3 AM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open daily from 2 PM - 11 AM. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas



  • Self parking *

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • Terrace
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • Czech
  • English
  • Hindi

In the room

Home comforts
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Be entertained
  • TV
Stay connected
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware and utensils
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Basement Bar - Onsite bar.

Base Wellington - Hostel’s small print

Also known as

  • Base Wellington Hostel Backpacker
  • Base Wellington Backpackers Hotel Wellington
  • Base Wellington Hostel / Backpacker
  • Base Wellington - Hostel Wellington
  • Base Wellington - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Base Hostel Backpacker
  • Base Wellington Backpacker
  • Base Wellington Hostel
  • Base Wellington
  • Base Wellington Hostel / Backpacker
  • Base Wellington Hostel Backpacker
  • Wellington Base
  • Wellington Base Hostel


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Optional extras

Self parking costs NZD 15 per night

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of NZD 3 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Base Wellington - Hostel

  • Does Base Wellington - Hostel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Base Wellington - Hostel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at Base Wellington - Hostel?
    Yes. Self parking costs NZD 15 per night.
  • Are pets allowed at Base Wellington - Hostel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Base Wellington - Hostel?
    You can check in from 2 PM to 3 AM. Check-out time is 10 AM.

Recent reviews

Good 7.6 From 70 reviews

Good 6.0
Kitchen was really small and many long term stayers with their groceries everywhere so no space to put your stuff. I could hear street noise all night from my room. Hard to meet people there. Bed was good. WiFi bad from room. Staff was nice.
us1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Pretty good. A bit funky but certainly a useful address. View from our room was fabulous. It suited us just fine.
Trevor, ca2 night trip
Fair 4.0
Just didn’t care
Shower head was broken and the tv didn’t work. So I went to inform The front desk about these 2 things and they said someone will be up to fix it, I went out for an hour or so come Back and both the shower and tv weren’t working. By 1030pm I had packed my bags and walked out asked for a refund and was refused as they said they were waiting for me to come back to them
Jordan, nz2 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Weekend break
Great location and lots of restaurants around. Very comfortable bed! 👍
nz1 night family trip
Good 6.0
Excellent location, limited staff.
Excellent location, beautiful building, shared areas clean but crowded. The limited desk hours and lack of staff was confusing, others sites say 24/7 but got it right 'limited hours' means exactly that. Arrived with bags to signs saying "not staffed until ****" Only option for luggage storage was long term and no staff around to get that option either, Auckland Base has options so I thought it would be the same within the franchise. Instead of the planned lunch time walk around in Wellington I went exploring the busy building but with bags then chose instead to walk and sit and wait in a local park as I found them within close walking distance, another option is to go across the road and watch a movie until staff available. Wellington has many excellent cafes for coffee, was not going to use the room kettle as it looked as though was used to boil dirty socks. The view was beautiful.
nz1 night family trip
Good 6.0
old fashioned students live
cheung, caRomance trip
Very good 8.0
Your calves will get a work out.
So walkable and lots of shopping options.
Leslie, us2 night trip

Base Wellington - Hostel

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