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Downtown Backpackers

4.0 of 5 Hostel   |   1 Bunny St | PO Box 3071, Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We got what we paid for and had two good nights sleep in a clean room. The staff were friendly and helpful. I do think the website does make it look a lot more flash than it is though so we were a bit disappointed when we got there but it was cheap so no complaints really. It's about a... More

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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was a cheap place to stay for two Nights. Found it basic and had a slight lack of atmosphere compared to most hostels I've been in. Stayed here as a stop gap to the South Island . Good location on a main road. It has all the facilities and is a value for money place to stay. No frills

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a very good experience here, a nice room with a shared bathroom. For the price it was perfect. It seem they were repairing the corridor but it doesn't bother anything. Worst internet service, too expensive.

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You basically get what you pay for. I got a nice female ensuite dorm, beds were quite comfy but also very squeaky, they could use a fix! Just don't move too much! :) Bathroom and room were clean, kitchen was ok. Location is great, only a few metres across from the Bluebridge ferry, probably about 10 to 15 min walk... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent 5 nights with family here. Basic but value of money. Central and near to everything. Railway station is just across the road. Booked ensuite. It was clean. Staff is helping and friendly. Shared kitchen with average facilities.

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5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I booked a double en suite for a week of busy appointments. The room was clean and neat and tidy. The staff helpful and polite - It is well situated near a supermarket, pharmacy and main bus routes all of which made my stay a good one. The only comment would be to improve the WiFi access and prices/system. Very... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

You get exactly what you expect for the price. Everything was clean, staff were friendly and the location was ideal. At $30 all I expected was a bed in somewhere warm and clean and that's exactly what I got. To top it off the bar had Jenga, Connect 4, darts & pool to go with relatively cheap beer ($6.50), a... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Unfortunately, Downtown BPs is the best BBH hostel in Wellington and I didn't want to go to a non-BBH hostel and pay more, so we ended up staying there for a few nights. The rooms are clean and so are the bathrooms, the kitchen is fairly clean and so are the common areas. I didn't feel very comfortable during my... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We arrived in Wellington after midnight and it was very good that there was a 24 hour check-in. Dining room was warm and welcoming. The kitchen facilities were good. Old style heritage decor was appealing. Rooms small but cosy. Shower over bath was good. On the deck outside our window there were two Black backed gulls which were entertaining. Staff... More

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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

My Husband & I were staying at the Wellington Motorcamp near the Ferry, after looking around Wellington for the day we were on our way back to the Motorhome & looking for a pub to have dinner, ended up here checked out the menu food looked good ok that will do us, staff were very friendly food was great under... More

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Address: 1 Bunny St | PO Box 3071, Wellington, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Downtown Backpackers 4*
Number of rooms: 120
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