Free WiFi offered on check in (20mb per person)!
At Downtown Backpackers (soon to be Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers) we are told for a big hostel we are one of the best. A Historic Art Deco hotel with spacious common areas, ensuite bathrooms, cafe & bar, Sky TV, internet as well as high security with card lock access.
We are the closest accommodation to all major public transport and Wellington attractions.
Situated directly opposite the railway station Downtown Backpackers is ideally located, being the closest hostel to trains, buses and the inter-island ferry, the Westpac stadium, the city area and Te Papa, Wellington's fabulous Museum of New Zealand.
Downtown Backpackers is located in Wellington's historic Art Deco Waterloo Hotel, which was chosen for the Queens 1953 Coronation Tour.
Come stay with us and enjoy our fabulous in house cafe with great low priced food. Our fun in house bar gives you an opportunity to socialise and meet new people. Book your onward journey and activities with our incredible travel team. Our reception is open 24/7 for your convenience.
We want Wellington to be a highlight of your NZ experience and we have lots of information to help you to plan your stay.
Finalist NZ Tourism Awards 1999, 2000 and 2001.
Finalist Golden Backpackers Awards 2012
Photo ID required on check in, either Drivers Licence, Passport or Hanz 18+ card.
$20 key deposit also required per key at check - in.
Any guests under 18 years of age, please contact us directly before booking.
Contact +64 (04) 473 8482 or 0800 225 725 to make any changes to your reservation.
i had good stay there....
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Everything was perfect...The price was right and the everyother thing was superb. That will be my only choice of stay when am in wellington
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