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YHA Wellington

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 8 January 2015

I spent two nights here. First it is a pretty long walk from the railway station (about 30 mins walk). The hostel is in a good location, its right opposite the supermarket and it is a short walk to the city and Mount Victoria. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The rooms are spacious and the facilities are amazing....

1Thank Banester1989
Reviewed 3 January 2015

This is a very big, very well positioned hostel in Wellington City and the perfect starting point for your day as you'll invariably begin by passing the big New World Supermarket (open 7am – midnight) and onto the boardwalk/recreational spaces that take you along the shoreline towards the vibrant Civic Centre and onto your day's adventures. The salient features of...

1Thank Afc D
Reviewed 2 January 2015

Location is really central, close to supermarket (across the street), museums (papa), harbour and Mt. Victoria. Explanation to get there could be better. Hostel has two big kitchen so easy to cook even if all want to cook at the same time. Bathrooms were clean. Dorm size was ok, clean but had no lockers. Lack of atmosphere but its a...

Thank NeneOT
Hampshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2014

I stayed here on two occasions and had an excellent stay both times - it was always spotless, the beds, rooms and bathrooms are extremely comfortable and spacious, and the kitchen and communal areas provide great spaces to hang out in. The lockers with power sockets in the 4 bed dorms were a very welcomed addition too. The laundry room...

Thank judokick
Reviewed 30 December 2014 via mobile

YHA has got the hostel thing down. It's a well-oiled machine. You won't be disappointed in the level of cleanliness or really anything else n terms of the way it functions. And the location is stellar. But... (Yes, there's a 'but'.) This YHA is totally lacking in any kind of charm. It feels cold and sterile despite how well things...

1Thank Carolyn M
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 23 December 2014

Stayed at in a 6-share for three days. Incredibly large room with plenty of room to move around. The kitchen/eating area is also roomy and sociable with lots of powerpoints and free wifi, with cool music playing in the background. Close to Courtenay Place and the CBD, and public buses. Staff were okay, but the hostel itself was easily the...

Thank Melanie S
Salzburg Region, Austria
Reviewed 23 December 2014

Urban hostel, great in pretty much every aspect: - Clean, - Central, - Close to the sea - Cheap There is a countdown(?) on the other side of the road, which was open until midnight. Nothing what you can credit the hostel for, but nice anyway :)

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Singapore, null, Singapore
Reviewed 23 December 2014

An urban hostel with every possible facility one will need. located in a prominent ideal location, close to streets popular for nightlife. Walking distance from a supermarket and extremely near the Te Papa Museum, probably one of the greatest museum globally.

Thank Selva M
New Zealand
Reviewed 22 December 2014

Yha backpacker is a very good located backpacker with a lot of rooms,kitchen and other stuff. The staff is friendly and helpful.the hole place is tids and kept after. They clean the kitchen during day and the toilets to.Some of the rooms have a stunning view over the harbour.the beds vere a little to soft for us and the doors...

Thank Emma B
Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 December 2014

Four of us stayed the night as we were attending a party and didn't want to have to drive home. Room was great, beautiful view of the sea, plenty large enough, very clean and in a great location. We couldn't have asked for more.

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Ultra clean, modern, bright, fun and friendly, the YHA Wellington hostel has a wide range of comfortable accommodation from our spacious 4-share en-suite rooms to our deluxe private en-suite rooms. With a 5-star Qualmark rating you would hardly know you were backpacking. The hostel boasts two large and extremely well-equipped kitchens as well as many spacious and comfortable lounge areas, making this backpackers a perfect choice for large numbers of backpackers and for group accommodation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about YHA Wellington

Address: 292 Wakefield Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range: £17 - £53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — YHA Wellington 5*
Number of rooms: 300
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“Avoid rooms facing the fire station.”
ladyoftherose, 10 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask what view you will have, unless you dont mind, check if near elevator (for noise)”
799lydiab, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I preferred a single room with my own bathroom, but thats just me. The single rooms with a shared bathroom were fine”
suej929, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Top floor is noisy if windy.”
Jancrow4, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of the harbor!”
  • Harbor view from the fifth floor, and the New World market across the street.
UXfun, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
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