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20 Bunk Style Room (mixed)
1 Twin Bunk Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Other room types
Basic Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm
1 Twin Bunk Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Twin, Double & Single Ensuite
28 square meters
1 Queen Bed and 1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Single Room, Ensuite
28 square meters
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Shared Dormitory, Private Bathroom (8 Beds)
35 square meters
1 Twin Bunk Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Shared Dormitory, Ensuite (6 Bed, Female Only)
32 square meters
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Double Shared Bathroom
28 square meters
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Shared Dormitory, Private Bathroom (6 Beds)
32 square meters
1 Twin Bunk Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Bunk Style Twin Ensuite
28 square meters
1 Twin Bunk Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Single (Shared Bathroom)
20 square meters
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Double Ensuite
28 square meters
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Bunk Style Twin (Shared Bathroom)
28 square meters
1 Twin Bunk Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom (4 Beds)
30 square meters
1 Twin Bunk Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Standard Double Room, Private Bathroom
28 square meters
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Get an overview of this hotel
4-star eco-friendly hostel, walk to Old Government Buildings

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk

Location

Located in the heart of Wellington, this eco-friendly hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Wellington Central Business District, Old Government Buildings, and Wellington Waterfront. St Paul's Cathedral and Old St Paul's are also within 10 minutes. Wellington Station is only a 1-minute walk.

Property Features

A restaurant, a nightclub, and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free hostel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk, and an arcade/game room are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 108 rooms offer free WiFi.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers (formerly Downtown Backpackers)

1 Bunny Street Wellington Cbd, Wellington, 6011

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hostel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access. This Art Deco hostel also offers a nightclub, tour/ticket assistance, and an arcade/game room.

Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers (formerly Downtown Backpackers) is a smoke-free property.

  • Bar/lounge
  • Elevator
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Lockers available
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Laundry facilities
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Restaurant
  • Total number of rooms - 108
  • Free WiFi
  • Arcade/game room
  • Smoke-free property
  • Nightclub

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Arcade/game room

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Room Amenities

Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers (formerly Downtown Backpackers) offers 108 accommodations. This Wellington hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared/communal kitchen

Where to Eat

Continental breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM.

Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers (formerly Downtown Backpackers) has a restaurant on site.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Ecotours on site
  • Kayaking nearby

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at 1 AM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. No onsite parking is available.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No onsite parking is available.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Only service animals are allowed

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: NZD 20.00 per stay

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

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 9 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

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

Awards & 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.

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Backpacker property is rated 4 stars.

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

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