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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
32 square metres
1 Twin Bunk Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Twin, Double & Single Ensuite
28 square metres
1 Queen Bed and 1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Single Room, Ensuite
28 square metres
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Shared Dormitory, Private Bathroom (8 Beds)
35 square metres
1 Twin Bunk Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Shared Dormitory, Ensuite (6 Bed, Female Only)
32 square metres
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Double Shared Bathroom
28 square metres
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Shared Dormitory, Private Bathroom (6 Beds)
32 square metres
1 Twin Bunk Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Bunk Style Twin Ensuite
28 square metres
1 Twin Bunk Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Single (Shared Bathroom)
20 square metres
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Double Ensuite
28 square metres
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Bunk Style Twin (Shared Bathroom)
28 square metres
1 Twin Bunk Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom (4 Beds)
30 square metres
1 Twin Bunk Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Standard Double Room, Private Bathroom
28 square metres
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Get an overview of this hotel
Eco-friendly hostel with restaurant and bar/lounge

Popular property highlights

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

With a stay at Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers (formerly Downtown Backpackers), you'll be centrally located in Wellington, within a 5-minute walk of Wellington Central Business District and Wellington Waterfront. This eco-friendly hostel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Westpac Stadium and 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand).

Make yourself at home in one of the 108 guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Conveniences include safes, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Take in the views from a terrace and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and an arcade/game room.

At Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers (formerly Downtown Backpackers), enjoy a satisfying meal at the restaurant. Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are served on weekdays from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM for a fee.

Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, laundry facilities, and an elevator.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers (formerly Downtown Backpackers)

1 Bunny Street Wellington Cbd, Wellington, 6011

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

  • Terrace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Distance from property (metres) 300
  • Lift
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Lockers available
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Restaurant
  • Total number of rooms - 108
  • Free WiFi
  • Arcade/game room
  • Smoke-free property

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
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Chinese

Room Amenities

Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers (formerly Downtown Backpackers) offers 108 accommodations with safes. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room safe
  • Free WiFi
  • Heating
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Linens provided

Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge between 7:00 AM and 10:00 AM on weekdays.

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

Nearby Activities

  • Kayaking nearby

Accessibility

  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM

Check-in time ends at 1:00 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.

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

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 may be 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.

Only service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cots (infant beds) available

Debit cards

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.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 15 and NZD 30 for adults, NZD 10 and NZD 30 for children (approximately)
  • Early check-in fee: NZD 10 (subject to availability)

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

  • Qualmark
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