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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

So happy with my stay at Base Wellington that I ended up staying a lot longer than expected! Reception staff were super friendly. Yvee was a great help even when sometimes I left it a little to late to book another week, she did everything to accommodate me. The rooms were comfy and bathroom cleaned regularly. Large kitchen and common...

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Blenheim, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 2 nights .... the place is very central but was so noisy at night from the bars below that we got very little sleep so consiquently we were very tired the next day. The staff were great & very helpful.

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Byron bay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for three nights easy check in 2x elevators were super fast to get to the rooms didn't have to wait long at all. Our private room with an ensuite was super nice big and clean. Nice view from our room nice and quiet throughout the night which was epic. Definitely will be returning again ! Thanks base !

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Reviewed 1 week ago

As the hostel has a deal with Kiwi Experience tours checking in when one of these buses shows up is incredibly time-consuming, especially when there are only two people on the desk. Getting the showers warm is harder than cracking a safe, one nudge can send it icy cold or scorching hot. The building is nice enough but is in...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We travelled with Kiwi Experience, and requested a 3 night stay, on arrival we were told we could only stay 1 night, so already off to a bad start. Our room stank of urine, and the duvets smelled of stale sweat. Absolutely disgusting! We spoke to some other people we knew who had the same issue. Bar downstairs is okay,...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had been booked into a six bed mixed dorm that had all guys in it and was so smelly and gross. I was staying a full week so reception took pity on me and moved me into an all female dorm which was heads and shoulders better. The beds were thicker, the room was the same size and the...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights and can't have many complaints to be honest, 6 bed dorm was a bit cramped and small, the kitchen was great, and downstairs bar was cool. The staff were friendly and it is in a great location. The one thing that did really annoy me was all 4 of my showers were cold!!

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Thank Max L
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is just part of the Nomad money-making enterprise. They own two massive buildings in the city, a short walk from each other. Because Wellington is so busy (all hostels are booked out the day before often) they can get away with offering very little at a high price. Everything cost money here: crappy excuse for breakfast, extra $5. You...

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Cannes, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice!!!!! Nice place to stay, very friendly staff, good atmosphere, clean bathrooms and kitchen. location near to everything like shopping, new world, restaurants, te papa museum, Mount Victoria. not far from cubastreet.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Location is good - next to courtney place (bars and restaurants), te papa museum and the waterfront. Beds are clean and comfortable. Showers are okay but i was glad not to spend a week there - don't forget tour flip-flops. Free wifi from 7am-7pm but honestly it never worked properly - so slow.. I didn't have a good experience with...

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Additional Information about Base Wellington Backpackers

Address: 21-23 Cambridge Terrace, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range: $29 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Base Wellington Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 285
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“The higher the room, the better the sleep”
 of 5 bubbles 974jaccip, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for harbor view.”
 of 5 bubbles avram22, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“It's noisy on every floor, especially near the kitchen, and the top floor.”
 of 5 bubbles G4933PPmeganw, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I would say though, go the private rooms. The view of the city was spectacular from the eighth floor!”
 of 5 bubbles Barbary_Skipper, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Good staff”
 of 5 bubbles , 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
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