Get an overview of this hotel5-star eco-friendly hostel, walk to Civic Square


Located in the heart of Wellington, this eco-friendly hostel is steps from Wellington Town Hall and Civic Square. Cuba Street Mall and Te Papa are also within 10 minutes.

Property Features

This hostel features a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and WiFi in public areas. Continental breakfast is free. Other amenities include coffee/tea in a common area, laundry facilities, and a 24-hour front desk.

Room Amenities

All rooms are shared and feature WiFi, wired Internet, and showers. Satellite TV and free toiletries are among the other amenities available to guests.

Nomads Capital Backpackers Wellington

118 Wakefield St Wellington

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hostel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. High-speed wired and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge.

This eco-friendly hostel also offers tour/ticket assistance, barbecue grills, and a picnic area.

Nomads Capital Backpackers Wellington has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 48 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Restaurant 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge 
  • Picnic area 
  • Year Built 1900 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 


Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge) , Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)

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

Room Amenities

  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Shower only 
  • Hair dryer (on request) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Shared accommodations 
  • Private bathroom 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary continental breakfast each morning.

Nomads Capital Backpackers Wellington has a restaurant serving dinner only.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 10 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.


  • Pets not allowed

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.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Breakage deposit: NZD 200 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.
  • Late check-out fee: NZD 10
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Nomads Backpackers Wellington
  • Nomads Capital
  • Nomads Capital Backpackers
  • Nomads Capital Backpackers Hostel
  • Nomads Capital Backpackers Hostel Wellington
  • Nomads Capital Backpackers Wellington
  • Nomads Capital Wellington
  • Nomads Wellington
  • Nomads Wellington Backpackers
  • Wellington Nomads

We should mention

Children 10 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Alcohol is not permitted at this property.

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 Backpackers property is rated 5 stars and is displayed on this page as 5.0 stars.

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