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    Wellington - World Wide Backpackers

    291 The Terrace | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent29%
    • Very good17%
    • Average16%
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    • Terrible24%
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 12 April 2015

    If you want to deprive yourself of sleep and basic human requisites this is the place to go! The accommodation was unruly and loud until 1.00am in the morning which made sleeping a charm. My bed sheets had stains which looked like blood (I have...More

    5  Thank Josh A
    Reviewed 9 April 2015 via mobile

    This hostel is smaller than any other in Wellington and has a general home free, which is nice. I had no issues with the kitchen and the lounge area as it well maintained and mostly clean. The rooms themselves are comfy but a bit cosy....More

    Thank James H
    Reviewed 8 March 2015

    Overall we didn't like it here. The young guy who worked here was lazy, unhelpful and generally absent. The place is very 'backpacker-y', loud at night and lots of people who don't know how to clean up after themselves. The kitchen was grubby and quite...More

    1  Thank lukehodson123
    Response from xavier77, Owner at Wellington - World Wide BackpackersResponded 1 September 2015

    Hi Luke Hodson, thanks for staying with us. We have improved the wifi and it is fast and unlimited. There is always a free computer you can use. There is free parking close by in the coupon zone. It is free every day from 4pm...More

    Reviewed 26 February 2015

    I was a bit unfortunate because I had to stay under the washing room and people didnt stick to the washing hours, so it was difficult to fall asleep at night due to the operating dryer and I woke up with the same noise cause...More

    2  Thank 123Kola_k
    Reviewed 16 February 2015

    I only stayed for a few nights here but the real difference that set this hostel apart was the friendly staff, free wifi and homely feel. The free breakfast in the morning was a nice addition. Bathrooms were adequate and clean, kitchen was bustling with...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • USD 23 - USD 61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 13
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    • Wellington - World Wide Backpackers Hotel Wellington
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    "Downstairs rooms are more quiet."
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    "Ask to stay away from the TV room and the outside patio if possible ie downstairs"
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    "Downstairs is more quite then upstairs :)"
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    "Room 1 can be noisy at the weekend."
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