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Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Location couldn't be better for a walking holiday in Wellington. We had an ensuite double room, which was all we could ask for, and very, very clean. Friendly staff, a great choice for us. The cafe/ restaurant was convenient.

Thank Jader001
Whanganui, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 May 2015

I just stayed here a for 3 days. Quite nice actually. It's directly across from the train station (where my bus let off), right next to the tour bus stop (needed that for Sunday), and was clean. I booked into a 6 person mixed dorm and it was full by the time I checked in late on Friday night, but...

Thank Sara V
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 May 2015

We stayed in this backpackers a few times whilst we were travelling in New Zealand. Twice we stayed in the dorm rooms I think 6 bed. Ours had an en-suite with one shower and a toilet which was cleaned daily. The beds were OK a bit creaky but the hosterl is currently being done up so they may change the...

Thank AnniceRose
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 May 2015

this is the second time i've stayed in a single room with shared bathroom, only two rooms to one bathroom so no problems. great location opp. railway station which has metro supermarket and excellant gravity coffee. also handy to bluebridge ferries and shuttle bus from platform 9 to interislander. the waterloo has faded and shabby grandeur but is comfortable and...

Thank madmadammin
Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
Reviewed 11 May 2015

Good location for those taking intercity as the hotel just few steps away, arrived wellington in a raining night and thankful that i booked this hotel so i don't need to walk or take another bus to hostel. NZD 24 for 6 female dorm room with en-suite bathroom is pretty good, huge kitchen and dining area; McD is just next...

Thank Paigekho
Seven Corners, Virginia
Reviewed 1 May 2015 via mobile

I stayed one night and the only reason I chose this hostel was due to its convenient location, literally next to a nakedbus.com stop. I was arriving late and didn't feel like taking another ride after a long day on a bus. This place has a pretty good pub on the first floor. Reception was friendly and I quickly settled...

1Thank Seth J
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 May 2015 via mobile

We traveled down from Auckland after on the way home to Christchurch. I was taking my new motorbike home. We arrived late on Easter Sunday. The staff were friendly. The room comfortable. McDonald's is handy for a very quick supper. I was particularly happy that we were offered secure parking for my beautiful new motorbike. It is located very close...

Thank Carol S
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 April 2015

had beautiful cooked breakfast (free range eggs) on the balcony. cook went out of his way to make it special.THANKYOU,Manuel on reception is exceptional.cheerful and informative, always available, THANKYOU.. i had a four year old and a broken arm. they made my stay fun and easy. i will be back

Thank 152linda
Masterton, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 April 2015

I don't nomrally stay at backpackers, but accommodation was tight over ANZAC weekend. I stayed in a double room with shared facilities. The facilties were shared with just 2 other rooms and included a small kitchen (which I didn't use but I did see a microwave and toaster) The good points: - located opposite the railway station and Intercity bus...

Thank Lisa T
Braunschweig, Germany
Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

I stayed at Hotel Waterloo and Backpackers twice. The first time was just an overnight stay to catch the early ferry to Picton the next day. I stayed two nights again in February. The dorm I have booked was overbooked (someone didn't checked out and didn't tell the hotel staff), so I luckily got an upgrade for one night and...

Thank Schaij

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Additional Information about Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers

Address: 1 Bunny St | PO Box 3071, Wellington, New Zealand (Formerly Downtown Backpackers)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range: £30 - £65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers 4*
Number of rooms: 120
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“Don't stay here”
, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Phone them - very helpful. My room facing North West was quiet.”
, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“"Harbour views are the best"”
, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
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