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Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers

1 Bunny St | PO Box 3071, Wellington, New Zealand (Formerly Downtown Backpackers)
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Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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... More 

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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... More 

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Masterton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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... More 

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Braunschweig, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I understand that hostel accommodation is budgeted. However, this place was run down, paint was chipping off the walls etc, single glazing mouldy windows. The shared bathroom was dirty and mouldy, the walls are so thin we could hear the couple in the next room along having sex, then hear them using the loo (gross). To top it all off,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

For 2 people this is a great place to stay, its cheap the beds are comfy, the rooms are a good size with a sink in, in our room a shared toilet between 2 rooms plus others... The kitchen is well equipped with appliances... Close to all day parking near west pack stadium, 10 dollars for 12hours

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Stayed here for 3 nights in the dorm room. The kitchen is great and the walk in fridge is a plus cause you can be sure that there's space for your food. Staffs are friendly too. The backpacker is located opposite the train station and the bus stop for the manabus and nakedbus is just outside McDonalds which is next... More 

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

It's located close to the train station which is also where the shuttle from the interislander ferry drops you off. The Mana bus also goes from just down from it which is handy. The room was okay but the WiFi wouldn't work but there's free public WiFi if you sit outside near the train station anyway.

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