We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 49 Wellington accommodations

Rosemere Backpackers

6 MacDonald Crescent, Wellington, New Zealand
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Rosemere Backpackers to your Saves list
Rosemere Backpackers
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
You must enter dates to see the best prices.
Write a Review

32 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    6
    4
    3
    9
    10
See reviews for
Families
0
7
11
1
Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (5)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Paris, France
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Rules wasn't respected, people always drunk and made lot of noise every nights. The kitchen was very small for the number of people living there, all the hostel was very dirty and almost never cleaned (kitchen, bathrooms & rooms). We stayed 3 nights and we could not stay longer...

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hartmannsdorf, Germany
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I staid in Rosemere on and off for about 2 months, and I really liked it. It has great features, like the TV room which feels like a small cinema - it's full of couches and has an enormous selection of films and series. No need for zapping through channels and getting bored in the process! There's the free internet... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013 via mobile

We arrived at the hostel at 6am after a really exhausting and short night. We slept in the TV lounge until our room was ready. We had all our bags with us and somebody stole one of our bags with a full bottle of wine and a newly bought tobacco in it. As soon as we realized that our stuff... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Bgotoa
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

I stayed here years ago when I was 18 and just fresh in New Zealand. This place and the people I met in it changed my life and how I saw the world. We did what you're supposed to do in a hostel: talk, socialize, play cards, drink, go out, cook, have costume parties. It blew my mind as a... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Guelph, Canada
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
28 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

We stayed here for one night in order to have a night in the city (we were in a camper van). The staff were friendly (when they were actually around) but the building is old and run down and not very comfortable. We paid $72 for a double, shared bath and it was a ripoff. The bed was crap and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Gouda, The Netherlands
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Stayed for several nights and on the whole would not recommend it. The walls are paper thin and the whole place has a forlorn look about it. You would be much better of at the YHA near the waterfront. Positive points were: a relaxed atmosphere - a nice manager who kindly took my suitcase to the top where my room... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Zakynthos, Greece
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
16 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

Friendly well-run place - free breakfast! -also some food on Wednesday evenings I believe. Good crowd when I was there - lively but not OTT! Very central - tho beware the short steep uphill climb at the end of the day - esp if you have a heavy pack! (mine not so heavy!)

Was this review helpful? Yes
Curitiba, PR
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
48 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

It's a cheap and well locate hostel, but not very comfortable. For a night is okay. The property is very old, so it has the typical problems of an old house. You can walk to the water front, or the Te Papa museum in 15 minutes.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Nelson, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Again I should have checked Trip Advisor before booking but I had stayed here about 10 years ago and it was fine. However this place is now disgusting and rundown. Filthy bedding and bathrooms. Noisy well after 2am at night in the communal areas which should be managed by the staff. It is a good location but we moved out... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Wageningen, The Netherlands
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Had a single room here. The interior was old and everything was broken. The communal areas were very small and noisy. Location is OK if you like to walk up a small hill. Moved out after one night as I did not like it.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay

Been to Rosemere Backpackers? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Rosemere Backpackers

Address: 6 MacDonald Crescent, Wellington, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Hotel Style:
Ranked #32 of 49 Specialty lodging in Wellington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with HostelWorld so you can book your Rosemere Backpackers reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Rosemere Backpackers Hotel Wellington

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Rosemere Backpackers, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Questions & Answers

Enter your question for this accommodation's staff to answer. Other travelers may answer as well.
    Posting guidelines