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Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers

1 Bunny St | PO Box 3071, Wellington, New Zealand (Formerly Downtown Backpackers)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stayed here for three nights in a three bed dorm with en suite! Had s great sleep every night. I was in room 321 which had been recently painted and to the rear so I got no noise. Found this a great base for my travels, my room mate was very considerate. Able to pop onto level 1 for a... More 

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Ruston, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Really cool Art Deco style hotel literally right across from the Bluebridge ferry terminal. The building had been around since the 1930's and the character of this place makes it worth a stay. Staff clean the bathrooms and rooms daily, and the reception is super helpful with bookings and anything else you might need.

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Taupo, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A very good location. Access to city center is easy, and access to waterfront and Te Papa Museun as well. The room and the bunks are clean and people are very cool. It's a pleasant journey to Wellington and a pleasant accomodation.

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Ngaruawahia, New Zealand
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10 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thought this backpackers for families was o.k, maybe have a few more games and movies for children. Other quest in the backpackers were friendly. Staff were accommodating, and the location for all our walks and visits in Wellington was great!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in a bunkbed room with share bathroom. Its location is its best. The room is clean. But you can hear everything from the corridors and next rooms. I must say it is a bit picturesque. Old fashioned. So the price you pay to stay there is fair for what you get.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very pleasantly surprised.Dispite it being a busy weekend in Wellington and the waterloo booked to capacity we had a very peaceful stay in our suite room 310. Everything about the Waterloo exceeded our expectations. Clean,comfortable,quiet. Had an evening meal in the cafe which was value for money.Filling tasty and very affordable. Well done on providing such a wonderful venue at... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was not sure what to expect from a backpackers hotel but we were pleasantly suprised. This hotel is in a great location, near the city centre, next to the railway station and ferry port a free bus ride away. Also not far from the Te Papa museum which is a must when visiting Wellington. Our room was clean and tidy,... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed four nights and such a handy spot in Wellington. Used the hotel cafe and facilities with excellent service great staff. Good value for money will recommend to friends. Keep up the good work. I travel the world lots and this is the sort of place I look for. Thanks guys.☺

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

The hotel was once (in the 1950's?) considered the height of luxury. Since then it has come down in the world. Nevertheless, it still has very interesting architectural detail. It now caters to a different clientele and suited us (including the price) fine. It is also in prime position for the station shuttle to the ferry. We were there overnight... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

This is one of these combined hotels/backpacker hostels. We stayed at the hotel in a twin room which provided one single and one double bed. All perfectly clean, the bathroom a bit small though. So our room easily sleeps 3pax, additional matresses can be asked for an additional ca. NZD10. Perfect location (right accross from ferry terminal, close to everything... More 

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