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

Popular property highlights

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

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. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk, and an arcade/game room are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 108 rooms offer free WiFi.

Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers (formerly Downtown Backpackers)

Hostel Amenities

Hostel Amenities

The hostel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access. 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 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Total number of rooms - 108 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Nightclub 
  • Restaurant 
  • Smoke-free property 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Arcade/game room  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free WiFi 
  • 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 

Hostel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at 1 AM

Minimum check-in age is 18

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

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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

Deposit: NZD 20.00 per stay
You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
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.

Hostel 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

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


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