Get an overview of this hotel4-star eco-friendly hostel, walk to Old Government Buildings
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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.
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.
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Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers (formerly Downtown Backpackers)
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
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Billiards or pool table
- Tours/ticket assistance
- WiFi (surcharge)
- Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge
- Laundry facilities
- Smoke-free property
Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)
Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge) , Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge
- 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
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-in time ends at 1 AM
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is 10 AM
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
- No onsite parking is available.
Only service animals are allowed
No rollaway/extra beds available
No cribs (infant beds) available
- Deposit: NZD 20.00 per stay
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Awards & Affiliations
Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Backpacker property is rated 4 stars.