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Wellington - World Wide Backpackers

291 The Terrace | Te Aro, Wellington, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Thankfully only stayed here one night as definitely a party hostel. Loud music at the front until 10pm, people from hostel letting fireworks off in the street before they went out to get even more drunk. Staff had no control over party-goers. Stayed in a 4 bed dorm and found the bathroom was bigger than this room! Was impossible to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you're looking for a bed and a place to rest, worldwide ticks the boxes. The beds are comfy, there are good hot showers, a free basic breakfast and friendly staff. But, the rooms are small, the kitchen is generally a bit of a mess and the 'high speed internet' is not high speed at all, it's actually pretty dire.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015 via mobile

Family run hostel manned by Wendy who does an awesome job. Sky TV, free wifi, free breakfast, comfy beds. Great place for a chilled vibe and a few beers in the sun on the porch and to meet some sick people! Highly recommend this place if you're staying in welly, I couldn't fault it. Beets any nomads or YHA I've... More 

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xavier7873, Owner at Wellington - World Wide Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks Ben - we enjoyed your company too and hope your travels down South are going great - hope that cell phone cover is awesome!!! Wendy More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights and didn't sleep for 2 nights. During the whole night people are being extremely loud just outside your door (they were really running through the building, bumping into our door etc) and I was lucky to get a bit of rest during the hours they were gone out. Then at 4am you wake up again, cause... More 

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xavier77, Owner at Wellington - World Wide Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for staying with us and I'm pleased you enjoyed the double room. I guarantee you will not find a better double room in Wellington for the price. Sorry to hear about the noise. I always have someone on site who works there I can contact. We have a phone number you can also call anytime day or night... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Good location, close to amenities as well as botanical gardens. Andy and Wendy the owners are caring and genuine people. Wellington is an expensive city and the costs they charge are well priced. Wi-fi is fast enough to organise onward travel and banking etc, but if you need a faster connection, you can use their free desktop computer. Breakfast may... More 

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xavier77, Owner at Wellington - World Wide Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi W Jameson, Thanks for staying with us. As you said it is a nice spot and a short walk to everything in Wellington. We are aware of the demands of travelling that is why the wifi is free and unlimited. Our hostel is an international one so there will always be a number of different nationalities staying, which does... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

I booked my stay in this hostel because of the free WiFi and breakfest. Well, the wifi sometimes works really bad and the breakfest is bread, toasts, table spread, jam and cereals. OK, at leats they offer for free. Good points: *well located, you can go around the city easily, it's just some blocks from Cuba Street and the CBD.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

If you want to deprive yourself of sleep and basic human requisites this is the place to go! The accommodation was unruly and loud until 1.00am in the morning which made sleeping a charm. My bed sheets had stains which looked like blood (I have photographic evidence) and the plumbing delivered floaties while having a shower. Our twin room was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

This hostel is smaller than any other in Wellington and has a general home free, which is nice. I had no issues with the kitchen and the lounge area as it well maintained and mostly clean. The rooms themselves are comfy but a bit cosy. Being a male I booked the wrong dates and we arrived a day early however... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Overall we didn't like it here. The young guy who worked here was lazy, unhelpful and generally absent. The place is very 'backpacker-y', loud at night and lots of people who don't know how to clean up after themselves. The kitchen was grubby and quite unpleasant to use, lots of dirty plates and not very good cooking equipment. We didn't... More 

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xavier77, Owner at Wellington - World Wide Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Luke Hodson, thanks for staying with us. We have improved the wifi and it is fast and unlimited. There is always a free computer you can use. There is free parking close by in the coupon zone. It is free every day from 4pm to 10am the following morning. It is also free in the weekends from 4pm on... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I was a bit unfortunate because I had to stay under the washing room and people didnt stick to the washing hours, so it was difficult to fall asleep at night due to the operating dryer and I woke up with the same noise cause the hostel is doing their washing in the morning hours. In general, the staff is... More 

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