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Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers (formerly Downtown Backpackers)

4-starOfficial New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®
1 Bunny Street Wellington Cbd, Wellington, 6011, New Zealand

4-star hostel with restaurant, near Old Government Buildings
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Good7.6
Location
Great location
Service
Fantastic service
Room
Room is all right
Cleanliness
Quite clean
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Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers (formerly Downtown Backpackers)

from A$51
  • Double Ensuite
  • Standard Double Room, Private Bathroom
  • Bunk Style Twin Ensuite
  • Single (Shared Bathroom)
  • Bunk Style Twin (Shared Bathroom)
  • Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom (4 Beds)
  • Shared Dormitory, Private Bathroom (6 Beds)
  • Shared Dormitory, Private Bathroom (8 Beds)
  • Shared Dormitory, Ensuite (6 Bed, Female Only)
  • Twin, Double & Single Ensuite
  • Double Shared Bathroom
  • Single Room, Ensuite
  • Basic Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm
  • 20 Bunk Style Room (mixed)

What’s around Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers (formerly Downtown Backpackers)

Landmarks

  • Heart of Wellington
  • Old Government Buildings - 3 min walk
  • St Paul's Cathedral - 6 min walk
  • Old St Paul's - 6 min walk
  • Beehive - 6 min walk
  • Wellington Cable Car (Lambton Quay Station) - 11 min walk
  • Westpac Stadium - 12 min walk
  • Civic Square - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Wellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.) - 17 min drive
  • Paraparaumu (PPQ) - 42 min drive
  • Wellington Station - 1 min walk
  • Wellington Kaiwharawhara Station - 3 min drive
  • Wellington Ngaio Station - 7 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Size

  • 108 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3 PM-1 AM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transport

Parking

  • No 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)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
Things to do
  • Ecotours on site
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Nightclub
  • Arcade/game room
  • Billiards or pool table
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
Facilities
  • Lift

In the room

Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
More
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers (formerly Downtown Backpackers)’s small print

Also known as

  • Downtown Backpackers
  • Downtown Backpackers Hostel
  • Downtown Backpackers Hostel Wellington
  • Downtown Backpackers Wellington

Mandatory fees

Deposit: NZD 20.00 per stay

Optional extras

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of NZD 9 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.

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