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YHA Wellington City

Its in a great location and right next to the grocery store. It has a good lay out for a large hostel and it was nice having 2 spereate kitchens and dining areas for when a large group of kids came, you didn't have to be hear screaming kids while your trying to make dinner. Overall, a good place.

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Facilities

  • 24 hour reception
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Café
  • Common Room
  • Foosball
  • Games room
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Key Card Access
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Wheelchair accessible

Communications

  • Card Phones

General

  • Elevator
  • Jobs Board
  • Towels for Hire

In Room Facilities

  • Reading Light

Parking

  • Bicycle Parking

Sport & Leisure

  • Pool Table

About YHA Wellington City

Ultra clean, modern, bright, fun and friendly. YHA Wellington City is centrally located and ideal for everything that Wellington has to offer.

There is an espresso bar on site, selling barista made coffee and a selection of cabinet food.

Our $6 Breakfast special includes a bagel, cream cheese, jam and barista made coffee.

The hostel is within easy walking distance to the bars, shops and theatres on Courtenay Place and close to Te Papa Museum, the Waterfront and Embassy theatre.

A wide range of comfortable accommodation is available, from our spacious and well appointed 4 and 6 share ensuite rooms to our deluxe private ensuite rooms.

Awards:

2012 Hostelworld - Voted 4th Best Large Hostel in the World

2011 Tripadvisor rated first in Wellington

2010 NZ Tourism Award Winner

2009 Virgin / Guardian UK International Responsible Tourism Awards Winner

2008 Hostelworld Best Hostel in Oceania for 2007

2007 Hostelworld Best Hostel in Oceania for 2006

2008 Winner of the Sustainable Business Network Trailblazer Award.

2007 Winner of the Sustainable Business Network Trailblazer Award.

2006 Winner of the Sustainable Business Network Trailblazer Award.

Please note: If you are traveling as part of a group of 10 or more people we will contact you directly to request full payment before your arrival date.

Important Information

Conditions

To cancel any bookings a NZ$5.00 cancellation fee applies per transaction. For cancellations made before 6pm the day before arrival - full refund. For cancellations made after 6pm the day before arrival - no refund for the first night. Cancellations on bookings made on the day of arrival will receive no refund for the first night, normal cancellation policy applies for subsequent nights. If you do not advise the Hostel the non-arrival clause applies.

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Location

292 Wakefield St (Cnr Cambridge Tce)

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Guest Reviews

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

I was very good, i met peaple very fanny and great.

Overall
4
Location
5
Cleanliness
5
Value
4
Facilities
4
Service
4

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Its in a great location and right next to the grocery store. It has a good lay out for a large hostel and it was nice having 2 spereate kitchens and dining areas for when a large group of kids came, you didn't have to be hear screaming kids while your trying to make dinner. Overall, a good place.

Overall
5
Location
5
Cleanliness
5
Value
4
Facilities
5
Service
4

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

The location was very central. Easy to get parking and buses. Right over the road for grocercies. The kitchen was well stocked with implements. It was easy to get documents printed. Having individual reading lights in the dorms and hair dryers in the bathrooms was great. The place was clean, warm,quiet and well run.

Only two things for improvement: Some of the sheets were very worn. The TV room seemed to be a dorm extention for some so it wasn't feasible to really get any access to the TV.

Overall
4
Location
4
Cleanliness
4
Value
5
Facilities
5
Service
5

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Great location right across the road from a large supermarket, and otherwise right near the center of Wellington. Not quite as convenient for transport onward (the ferry terminal and bus station are all quite a bit further north), but great for when you're intending to stay in the city for a couple of days.
In overall quality this place is quite similar to other flagship YHAs like the ones in Auckland or Sydney. The lounge and dining areas are very well done, and otherwise all its facilities are just plain good. As with all large YHAs, it lacks some of the atmosphere which you get in smaller places, though.

Overall
4
Location
4
Cleanliness
4
Value
4
Facilities
5
Service
4

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*  The Customer Satisfaction score is based on a combination of ratings from Travellerspoint and external websites. The score of 84% for this property is based on ratings provided by 125 guests.

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