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    Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers

    1 Bunny St | PO Box 3071, Wellington, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent17%
    • Very good39%
    • Average29%
    • Poor11%
    • Terrible4%
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    Reviewed 5 March 2016

    We stayed here in February for one night. This is our second overnight stay. Chosen because we don't know our way around Wellington too well and it was close to train station and Westpac Stadium. We were going to the Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Booked through...More

    Thank wizkidmyboy
    Reviewed 1 March 2016

    The hotel is across the road from the railway station which made it very handy for us. The room was quiet and clean, with an ensuite bathroom. The bathroom was very original but everything worked fine. The cafe provides excellent value meals.

    Thank murrayg929
    Reviewed 21 February 2016

    Hotel Waterloo and Backpackers, apparently Queen Elizabeth had stayed there but my guess it wouldn't be her top pick now! A quaint little hotel although now very dated, if you looked past this you could imagine what it would have been like as there were...More

    1  Thank juliestravel2016
    Reviewed 21 February 2016

    Stayed here the weekend with a friend in 2 separate rooms with a shared bathroom just for our rooms, was very comfy and was all we needed for our stay to go and see the military tattoo .Reception Staff were lovely. But on the other...More

    2  Thank Lyn G
    Reviewed 18 February 2016

    I booked / stayed because the site said the hotel was in walking distance of the ferry. It's close but not walking distance. it's a short bus ride. This is expensive compared to the really great value AirB&B's and lodges I stayed in for the...More

    2  Thank 245jac
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    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • USD 41 - USD 83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 120
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    • Also Known As
    • Downtown Backpackers Hotel Wellington
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    Warren W
    25 September 2016|
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    Response from notagain9 | Reviewed this property |
    I stayed in an ensuite room bathroom recently renovated
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    lizcase1987
    25 October 2014|
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    Response from BevAnnM123 | Reviewed this property |
    There is parking across the road - but you have to pay - a daily rate - I think if you get a receipt from the hotel reception there might be a discount - can I suggest you contact the hotel I found them very helpful and... More
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    "If you want cheap accommodation, this is well worth a go"
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    "Be sure to have a bathroom."
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    "go, ask a room, and when they tell you to pay 10 dollars more to check-in before 15 turn around and leave"
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