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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in this hostel from NYE to mid-January. They got my booking date mixed up but were able to pitch a tent for my first night's stay so that was fine. Moved to a 4-bed dorm after. The room itself was pretty small and the TV room was dirty a lot of the time. But staff were great, clean bathrooms,...

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Reunion Island
Reviewed 11 November 2016

I stayed in this backpackers during one month because there is a really friendly and good atmosphere between guests and Wellington it's a very nice city. Until the last day, it's was good. Kitchen it's OK, but not a lot of cups. WiFi is bad, dorm it's OK, it not smell good in the lounge (because people eat here and...

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xavier77, Owner at Wellington - World Wide Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi we are pleased you enjoyed the friendly and good atmosphere between guests, The hostel has a great vibe. We now have the fastest wi fi in Wellington as we have upgraded and had fibre installed. Guests don't sleep in the lounge, this was an emergency situation and they had no where else to go in Wellington because of a...

Chemnitz, Germany
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

It's a very nice hostel, very clean and free wifi. And cause it's a small hostel, you get very fast in contact. That's really cool. The supermarket is a 7 min walk away and you need 15 minutes to foot to the city center, that's really nice as well.

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We made a last minute decision to stay in Wellington and ended up at this hostel. We had two rooms, one for the wife and I and one for the kids. The first thing that struck us when we arrived was the friendliness of the place. It seems that there are a lot of 'long term' travellers staying here predominantly...

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Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Thankfully only stayed here one night as definitely a party hostel. Loud music at the front until 10pm, people from hostel letting fireworks off in the street before they went out to get even more drunk. Staff had no control over party-goers. Stayed in a 4 bed dorm and found the bathroom was bigger than this room! Was impossible to...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for a bed and a place to rest, worldwide ticks the boxes. The beds are comfy, there are good hot showers, a free basic breakfast and friendly staff. But, the rooms are small, the kitchen is generally a bit of a mess and the 'high speed internet' is not high speed at all, it's actually pretty dire....

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Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

Family run hostel manned by Wendy who does an awesome job. Sky TV, free wifi, free breakfast, comfy beds. Great place for a chilled vibe and a few beers in the sun on the porch and to meet some sick people! Highly recommend this place if you're staying in welly, I couldn't fault it. Beets any nomads or YHA I've...

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xavier7873, Owner at Wellington - World Wide Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks Ben - we enjoyed your company too and hope your travels down South are going great - hope that cell phone cover is awesome!!! Wendy

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Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights and didn't sleep for 2 nights. During the whole night people are being extremely loud just outside your door (they were really running through the building, bumping into our door etc) and I was lucky to get a bit of rest during the hours they were gone out. Then at 4am you wake up again, cause...

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xavier77, Owner at Wellington - World Wide Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for staying with us and I'm pleased you enjoyed the double room. I guarantee you will not find a better double room in Wellington for the price. Sorry to hear about the noise. I always have someone on site who works there I can contact. We have a phone number you can also call anytime day or night...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Good location, close to amenities as well as botanical gardens. Andy and Wendy the owners are caring and genuine people. Wellington is an expensive city and the costs they charge are well priced. Wi-fi is fast enough to organise onward travel and banking etc, but if you need a faster connection, you can use their free desktop computer. Breakfast may...

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xavier77, Owner at Wellington - World Wide Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi W Jameson, Thanks for staying with us. As you said it is a nice spot and a short walk to everything in Wellington. We are aware of the demands of travelling that is why the wifi is free and unlimited. Our hostel is an international one so there will always be a number of different nationalities staying, which does...

Apucarana, Parana, Brazil
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

I booked my stay in this hostel because of the free WiFi and breakfest. Well, the wifi sometimes works really bad and the breakfest is bread, toasts, table spread, jam and cereals. OK, at leats they offer for free. Good points: *well located, you can go around the city easily, it's just some blocks from Cuba Street and the CBD....

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are the smallest backpacker in Wellington. W specialise in looking after our backpackers and ensuring that a friendly environment is had by all. If you are looking to meet people - then look no further!!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wellington - World Wide Backpackers

Address: 291 The Terrace | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range: $58 - $77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“Downstairs rooms are more quiet.”
kiwisc0t, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask to stay away from the TV room and the outside patio if possible ie downstairs”
jamesonw964, 2 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Downstairs is more quite then upstairs :)”
668katharinab, 7 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Room 1 can be noisy at the weekend.”
RobReese, 24 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Keep looking.”
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