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Ultra clean, modern, bright, fun and friendly, the YHA Wellington hostel has a wide range of comfortable accommodation from our spacious 4-share ensuite dorm rooms to our deluxe private ensuite rooms. With a 5-star Gold 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. Enjoy 2GB free WiFi per day, our onsite espresso bar, the stellar view from our 6th floor laundry (yes, really!), and our amazing location right by the harbour in the CBD. Our friendly staff are on hand to assist and can let you know top travel tips, the best places to park, and help with any travel or activity bookings free of charge.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wheelchair Access
Public Wifi
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Stayed in private queen room without ensuite. Small, very clean room with basic necessities (towel rails, mirror, & in particular bedside lights) - value for money. Bathroom very clean, hot water (& pressure) good. Kitchen & dining facilities appeared good (we didn't use them). West-facing...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank 258Chris111
Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA WellingtonResponded 3 days ago

Kia Ora 258Chris111 Thanks for your review. It's great to hear you found everything to be clean and well equipped! It's nice to know we didn't break the bank and our location was convenient for exploring from. I'm sorry for the white noise that you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in a double room. It had everything i needed. It was fairly basic for the price, but had big windows that opened, a kettle, coffee and tea, heating. You can get a shuttle bus to the Interislander Ferry for a small cost. Other...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank porcupinegirl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed in a queen/ bunk private room. Good views of the waterfront. Very clean and in good condition, bathroom could do with a little updated. All common areas were modern and plenty of different areas. Kitchen, lounge, game room, dining rooms etc. There were two...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank watsonnadine
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This YHA is always a great ace to stay. Close to Courtnay Place it is a 2 min slow walk from the airport bus stop. Directly opposite is a supermarket and there are restaurants, bars and cafes everywhere! Always clean the room are comfortable and...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank myramanson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a twin ensuite at the YHA and were we ever pleased! Walking into our room was like walking into a hotel room. Everything was spotless and we even had the makings for tea and coffee provided in the room. Chocolates and ear plugs...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Diane S
Response from YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA WellingtonResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey Diane Thanks for your review. It’s wonderful to see you enjoyed your time here at YHA Wellington as much as we'd hope. Our Housekeeping team work around the clock to maintain the high level of cleanliness you should come to expect from a YHA....More

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SimonH5167
5 November 2018|
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Response from YHANewZealand | Property representative |
Hi Simon, thanks for your question. Under 18's are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult and either stay in a private room or a privatised dorm. Children aren't permitted to stay in multishare dorms with strangers... More
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mallory910
5 May 2018|
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Response from Auntylily2015 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know it is ok to have wine with your meal, I may be wrong! No doubt this privilege would be dependent on responsible consumption by responsible adults.
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RaoulKoerner
23 March 2017|
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Response from Mahina19632015 | Reviewed this property |
No tent sites situated middle of the city.
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"West rooms could overheat (late afternoon sun) & continuous AC/extractor noise from neighbours could be..."
258Chris111
4 days ago
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"Not great view in the room I we in but some of the others may have views."
170Jude
16 Oct 2018
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"Room 6-03 has nice view of Mount Victoria."
B4793BZjamess
16 Sep 2018
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"If you're over dorm rooms, get a private one."
MsKapiti
4 Jul 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$22 - US$72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
yha wellington city hotel wellington
LOCATION
New ZealandNorth IslandGreater WellingtonWellington
NUMBER OF ROOMS
300
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