Get an overview of this hotel4-star eco-friendly hostel, walk to Old Government Buildings

Location

Located in the heart of Wellington, this eco-friendly hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Old Government Buildings, Beehive, and St Paul's Cathedral. Old St Paul's and Wellington Cable Car are also within 15 minutes.

Property Features

A restaurant, a nightclub, and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free hostel. Other amenities include WiFi in public areas, laundry facilities, and a 24-hour front desk.

Room Amenities

All 108 rooms offer WiFi.

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. High-speed wired and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests. 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.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Total number of rooms - 108 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Nightclub 
  • Restaurant 
  • Smoke-free property 

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge) , Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge

Room Amenities

  • Daily housekeeping 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Shared/communal kitchen 

Where to Eat

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.

  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Ecotours on site 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at 1 AM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service dogs only)

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit 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.

Only service animals are allowed

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • 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.

Hotel Name

  • 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

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

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


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