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YHA Wellington

Hostelworld.comUSD 42*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Hemsedal, Norway
Reviewed 11 April 2015

I stayed in a shared doorm room with shared bathtroom and it was pretty good. Nice clean rooms and nice facilites in genreal in the hostel. The best thing about it is the location, very close to everyhting you need. I would say a bit pricey but worth it :)

1Thank Lizaarvidsson
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 April 2015

I have stayed at Wellington YHA on three previous occasions and have always enjoyed myself thoroughly. It is a Modern City Hostel situated within easy walking distance of all Wellingtons attractions.It is more like a hotel really with attentive and helpful staff running a clean and well maintained operation.Since my last visit however, free wifi has been introduced and while...

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1Thank almoore2015
YHANZ, Manager at YHA Wellington, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for the great feedback on our hostel, which is always appreciated. WiFi and the use of digital devices through the night is one our new modern challenges, especially in shared dorms. We, like you, would prefer guests to use public areas when they are communicating with home, especially late at night, so as not to disturb other...

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 1 April 2015 via mobile

Common rooms have no time limits and people may stay up all night making noise. Near one of two elevators and they click and whine loudly...all night. Steetside...expect honking, midnight skateboarders and the smokers' voices echoing up from the concrete. Not the loudest, but definitely the rudest, I was woken up at 7am by the employees' music, after being kept...

3Thank scott s
YHANZ, Manager at YHA Wellington, responded to this review

Hello Scott, Thanks for taking the time to leave us feedback and I’m sorry to hear you didn’t enjoy your stay with us. It’s feedback like yours that helps us improve for current and future guests. Being a centrally-located hostel does come with some central city noise. While we apologise that the music was too loud for you, we are...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2015

The YHA in Wellington has a great location, very central and easy to strike out into the city from - it's just a couple of minutes walk away from the Te Papa museum, and around 10 - 15 minutes walk to the independent shops, bars and cafes on Cuba Street. It has good facilities for a hostel and the basics...

Thank LondonConyers
Reviewed 25 March 2015

Huge hostel, the only one I've seen with a coffee shop in the front. You can also get a breakfast deal of bagels and espresso-style coffee there. We had a double room with private bath, and took advantage of laundry facilities. Location is great. Front desk staff was very helpful for planning activities or booking other hostels.

Thank lorivb
Lismore, Australia
Reviewed 22 March 2015

I stayed in a single room for 3 nights but room was a bit stuffy. The location was great for visiting city sights and staff were extremely helpful and facilities were very clean and good. I would stay there again but perhaps in a room with windows on the street.

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Thank Belle1845
Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 20 March 2015

Honestly, it is the perfect hostel for a backpacker. The employees are very friendly, the hostel is clean, they have in-room lockers, and it is located right in front of a supermarket. It is also not too far from the Te Papa Museum which is a must-see attraction. However, it is a bit far from the ferry terminal. The hostel...

Thank thetraveler013
YHANZ, Manager at YHA Wellington, responded to this review

Hey Travelernb1, Thank you for your review! It means a lot to us that you’ve taken the time to let our TripAdvisor readers know that you think we’re a perfect hostel for backpackers! I think we’re pretty great too. I first visited three years ago as a backpacker, and I never left! Thanks again for staying with us. We look...

Reviewed 19 March 2015 via mobile

I stayed in a four share room, with an ensuite. Room and bathroom very clean. The staff were friendly on arrival. The location is convenient right across from New World shopping centre which is open late, close to the museum and bus stops close by! Would stay again

Thank Tamika A
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 14 March 2015

We loved this backpacker! Clean and modern. The kitchen was enormous, clean, and had plenty of refrigerator space. The building also had a large communal eating space. Our room even came with shampoo and towels. Luxury!!

Thank Katie G
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 March 2015

Good stay.Spent 2 nights for the sevens really enjoyed my stay. Rooms were clean and tidy, room mates fun and certious letting me know they were leaving very early the next am.They were happy for me to chat with them and talk about my day at the rugby evan though they had no idea about rugby

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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ultra clean, modern, bright, fun and friendly, the YHA Wellington hostel has a wide range of comfortable accommodation from our spacious 4-share en-suite rooms to our deluxe private en-suite rooms. With a 5-star Qualmark rating you would hardly know you were backpacking. The hostel boasts two large and extremely well-equipped kitchens as well as many spacious and comfortable lounge areas, making this backpackers a perfect choice for large numbers of backpackers and for group accommodation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about YHA Wellington

Address: 292 Wakefield Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range: $30 - $91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — YHA Wellington 5*
Number of rooms: 300
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“Avoid rooms facing the fire station.”
ladyoftherose, 10 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask what view you will have, unless you dont mind, check if near elevator (for noise)”
799lydiab, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I preferred a single room with my own bathroom, but thats just me. The single rooms with a shared bathroom were fine”
suej929, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Top floor is noisy if windy.”
Jancrow4, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of the harbor!”
  • Harbor view from the fifth floor, and the New World market across the street.
UXfun, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
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