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Downtown Backpackers

4.0 of 5 Hostel   |   1 Bunny St | PO Box 3071, Wellington, New Zealand
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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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Perpignan, France
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5 of 5 stars NEW

I Love this place, It is old but it is very clean and grand and it just feels real. Airy dorms all with fresh sheets and ensuite, fabulous industriel style hotel kitchen, dining lounge area with excellent value restaurant . Large bar with Tv, darts, pool, balcony overlooking station. Laundry. FREE wifi. Great experience to be here....it has CHARACTER.....oh and... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The buiding is an old and rusty building, the rooms are small as are the bathrooms, and the bar/ dining room have a gloomy air, but are also sort of charming. It's really close to the ferry so that's a plus, but nos really close to the city. You'll get what you pay for!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hi I'm a NZ'er. Don't stay here unless you are desperate. I'm embarrassed for this hostel. Firstly, I just want to point out that the lockers which are provided are not guaranteed to be available, despite their promises when you ring to check that you can leave your bag behind while you go out on your last day. The lockers... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At first i wasn't to eager to go to this hostel as it is in the heart of New-Zealands 2nd biggest city Wellington. But: this is actually a pretty sweet deal! All rooms are well priced. Sure it's a massive building, but they've just arranged it all really well.. The whole 1st floor is communal with a bar (with happy... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for 5 days and i enjoyed my time. Nice kitchen and dining area with the possibility to buy meals and drinks. There's also a bar area and a tv lounge. The rooms where a little bit too small ( 3 share room with bathroom ensuite) and there was only one wall socket for 3 people. A little... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good, clean, well located, reasonably priced accommodation. The Queen stayed here in 1953. I don't think we had the same room but it was very good as a stopover on the way to catch a plane. Bunk beds with linen blankets etc and shared (with one other unit that was empty when we were there) bathroom. Across the road... More 

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Berry, Shoalhaven, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff at the front desk were very helpful with sorting out hassles we had with our luggage (left behind by the airline), so full marks there. Very convenient but noisy at night (on a main route) , try to get a room away from the front of the hotel. Faded decor and old fashioned but good value.

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galway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great to get a place so convenient after arriving by ferry - all day then to do what we wanted. Good value for close to city centre. For just a short stay we were very pleased.........................

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London
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30 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Visited here recently, staff were pretty friendly, decor is a bit dated and the bar/lounge could really do with a makeover. Ultimately it's ok value and you get what you pay for. Good location also right across from the train station.

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Maineville, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

My name is Nick Westermeyer. I am a quadriplegic from a gymnastics injury sustained at Michigan State University in April 1991 who is interested in global travel and participating in activities not normally associated with disabled people. I’m currently on an adventure that will explore worldwide handicapped accessibility. Many people have travel blogs, but there are none that I know... 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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