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Reviewed yesterday NEW

I enjoyed my stay in the hHa in Wellington. The staff super friendly and hostel amenities clean and tidy. I stayed in a dorm room , and the beds had a extra power socket which was great lockers and storage available but at a cost when u check out !

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Really central location, two nice big clean kitchens, lots of storage space and cooking space. Toilets always clean and never too busy. Rooms very very basic but clean and super cheap. My only criticism would be not at all sound proof rooms so take your ear plugs.

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YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Wellington, responded to this review

Hey Gem Thank you for your review. It’s great you found our location to be so convenient and there to be plenty of storage and cooking space in the kitchens. We do have ear plugs available at reception free of charge should you need them next time but thanks for recommending this to others. Enjoy the rest of your travels....

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at the YHA Wellington for 3 nights. My room contained 2 beds a desk and a chair. The room was clean and warm. The bed were comfortable and the sheets and bedding were clean as well. They had clean and tidy communal bathrooms kitchen and dinning areas. I wasn't kept up with any loud noises and the staff were...

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YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Wellington, responded to this review

Hey HolleyLolliePop Thank you for your kind comments regarding our property. I’m so pleased everything was satisfactory for you and everything was clean and up to standard! I will pass your comments onto our housekeeping team and we look forward to seeing you again in April. Kind Regards Rik, YHA Wellington City

san diego CA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed on the 4th floor of this great YHA with a great view of the harbor. The room was clean and the staff so very helpful. FREE WiFi was an added bonus as was the tourist information and notices of events posted. The location is 2 blocks from the Te Papa NZ National Museum and around the corner from...

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Hastings, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

We travelelled as a family of 3 , we were able to get rooms next to each other, it was cold and we felt a little chilled, needed more bankets on our bed, shower and toilet facilities were average We enjoyed sitting in the lounge and watching a video that a guest staying was watching.Staff were friendly and helpful, would...

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YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Wellington, responded to this review

Hey Mahina Thanks for your review and for bringing your family to stay with us and it is great to hear you'll come back again. I’m sorry you felt the cold during your stay, please don’t hesitate to tell reception next time as we have extra blankets and hot water bottles available on request. I’m glad you enjoyed our facilities...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed here for one night in February, 2017, ahead of catching the North to South Island ferry. The staff were very friendly and provided a warm welcome, also helping me to book a shuttle bus ticket for the Interislander ferry. Overall, this YHA provides a typical brand deal: my dorm was clean and the bed was comfortable. Although the...

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YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Wellington, responded to this review

Hey Callcrookie Thanks for your review! I hope you had a smooth sailing over to the South Island after resting easy with us here in the City. I understand the stainless steel bench tops can appear slightly clinical but they’re just more convenient for our housekeepers to keep clean every day. I’ll inform our staff you appreciated their service and...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice en suite room. Very small but clean. We were a bit worried when we found that earplugs had been left for us by the kettle, but we had a good nights sleep apart from the gale force winds whistling through the windows. Nice place to stay in an expensive city.

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YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Wellington, responded to this review

Hey Jancrow Thank you for your review. I’m sorry that you found the room to be a tad small but I’m pleased you liked it. The earplugs are there just as a precaution so it’s a relief you didn’t need them despite the crazy wind that Wellington can receive. Make sure you pop back and see us again next time!...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was our second time in Wellington. First we have tried private accommodation. This year we wanted a little change. We have stayed only for one night. It is great hostel with superb facilities, friendly staff and great location to explore Wellington. Would definitely recommend it!

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YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Wellington, responded to this review

Hey Kristina Thanks for your review. It’s always nice to mix it up a bit and it is great to hear you enjoyed your stay. I really appreciate your recommendation to others and wish you all the best with your future travels. Kind Regards Rik, YHA Wellington

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of the better places I stayed in while in New Zealand. Rooms and bathrooms were clean and the staff was very friendly. Location is great, there is so much to see and do close by. I would recommend this to anyone traveling to Wellington on a budget.

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YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Wellington, responded to this review

Hey Rette Thanks for your review regarding your visit to YHA Wellington. I’m grateful we made it into your top list of places you stayed whilst travelling New Zealand! I really appreciate your recommendation to others and I’m so pleased everything was satisfactory for you. I hope the rest of your travels are equally as fantastic. Many Kind Regards Rik,...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the Wellington airport we took the 91 bus (around NZ $9) to Courtenay Place, which was about 20 minutes. The hostel was just a few short blocks away, less than 5 minutes walk. We asked for a room with a view of the harbor, and got a nice one on the 5th floor that was clean and quiet. Other...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ultra clean, modern, bright, fun and friendly, the YHA Wellington hostel has a wide range of comfortable accommodation from our spacious 4-share en-suite rooms to our deluxe private en-suite rooms. With a 5-star Qualmark rating you would hardly know you were backpacking. The hostel boasts two large and extremely well-equipped kitchens as well as many spacious and comfortable lounge areas, making this backpackers a perfect choice for large numbers of backpackers and for group accommodation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about YHA Wellington

Address: 292 Wakefield Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range: $34 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — YHA Wellington 5*
Number of rooms: 300
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“Top floor is noisy if windy.”
 of 5 bubbles Jancrow4, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of the harbor!”
  • Harbor view from the fifth floor, and the New World market across the street.
 of 5 bubbles UXfun, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors are more desirable except for wind noise.”
 of 5 bubbles elsner2016, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try to avoid the rooms near the elevator!”
 of 5 bubbles 875reubenc, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Great location abd good views from the top floors on the waterfront”
 of 5 bubbles , 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
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