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Wellington - World Wide Backpackers

291 The Terrace | Te Aro, Wellington, New Zealand
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was living in this hostel almost two months. It was my first experience with long-term stay in a backpacker and honestly this time outmatched my expectation! worldwide was really my second home! Friendly and heplfull owners who support you with looking for job. Cozy and tidy rooms, homy lounge with big TV, lots of clean bathrooms, huge kitchen encloses... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was so lucky to have stayed here for 6 months it's was defiantly a home away from home and so lovely to have an instant family on arrival. As with any backpackers I you have to be pretty outgoing to navigate though language and cultural barriers but if you make the time I find most people are pretty accommodating.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To be honest, I really didn't enjoy my stay at this hostel. I was originally booked in for 3 nights but decided within 2 hours of being at the hostel that I wanted to leave earlier. Starting with the good points: Firstly, Wendy was fantastic, she's a lovely lady and really goes out of her way to help you out.... More 

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

Hi Meghan Thanks for staying with us. We have recently had some long termer's but most are now leaving. We no longer have a weekly rate so over summer there are not many long term guests. We try to keep the kitchen clean and have enforced this a lot more. It does get busy over summer and there is a... More 

Perth, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Really cool place, honestly. It's apparent the owners go above and beyond for the guests. (Many thanks Andy and Wendy!) Free breakfast every morning, large TV room, free computer/internet use, WiFi, place gets cleaned daily. PRIME location with easy access to some of the best areas of Wellington. Cuba St, Sunday Vegetable market, Waterfront, CBD...whatever you're looking for is only... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

A wonderful place to stay in Wellington. Friendly staff, good prices, and an experience like no other. I live here for 4 months and loved every day of it. The rooms are a bit small yes, but what can you expect if your are living in a hostel dorm room. Andy and Wendy are lovely. Wendy would always offer to... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I stayed at Worldwide for about 4,5 months. I have been travelling for nearly 2 years and I love small, comfy hostels that feel a little bit like home! Worldwide is one of those hostels and I can highly recommend it to people who want to stay for a while, enjoy life in Wellington and meet a lot of people.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

small cozy and clean, you will be welcoming by Wendy always taking care of the guests and Andrew always happy to partying with you ! definitely the best place I stayed during my one year in New Zealand.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I am coming close to my leave after 4 months of staying in room 3 with my travel buddy (which btw is a great room if you aren't afraid of heights!). I only planned on staying a few weeks but the house and the community of people were more than welcoming that I ended up staying here the whole entire... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This hostel is excellent, the owners Andy and Wendy are great and very welcoming. With only a dozen rooms its easy to meet people and a cool place to be. There is a good gym area downstairs to work out, the owner Andy is more than happy to teach you the art of burpees a great exercise that works the... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

A great hostel. Fact! I was only meant to stay here for a few weeks whilst searching for work and a flat in Wellington, but loved it so much I stayed here for many months. The owners are some of the most genuine, caring people you could meet and it's easy to see why many of the guests feel part... More 

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Address: 291 The Terrace | Te Aro, Wellington, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 13
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