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    Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers

    1 Bunny St | PO Box 3071, Wellington, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent16%
    • Very good40%
    • Average29%
    • Poor11%
    • Terrible4%
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    “train station” (50 reviews)
    “guest kitchen” (10 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    1 - 5 of 381 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This hotel is rather dated but served my purpose for an early bus departure form the opposite Railway Station. Bed and room is comfortable but the shared bathroom is original and can do with a renovation

    Thank billeclass
    Response from Lofa S, Manager at Hotel Waterloo & BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

    Hi there. Thank you very much for your review of your recent stay at our hotel. Thanks, Management

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I have stayed at many places all over NZ , this would have to be one of my top picks. Always satisfied with the service at Hotel Waterloo and Backpackers. I stay regularly and always happy with what I get. Great team! Amazing place to...More

    Thank NOLS10
    Response from Cyrus D, Front Office Manager at Hotel Waterloo & BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi there. Thank you very much for your review of your recent stay at our hotel. We are glad to hear we offered you more than what you expected. We hope you stay with us again. Thanks, Cyrus

    Reviewed October 15, 2017

    I have to admit I was worried seeing the latest reviews but I enjoyed my stay. I did not expect to find a small backpackers with a personal touch in Wellington but I still had some nice conversations in their public areas and I found...More

    Thank Nicolai V
    Response from Lofa S, Manager at Hotel Waterloo & BackpackersResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi Nicolai, Thank you very much for your review of your recent stay at our hotel. We are glad to hear we offered you more than what you expected. We hope you stay with us again. Thanks, Management

    Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

    I'm quite confused how this hotel/hostel has decent reviews as I found it so grotty and dingy and was far from the advertised photos. I stayed in a dorm room which to be quite honest resembled an old fashioned hospital ward. The whole establishment is...More

    Thank Chloe D
    Response from Lofa S, Manager at Hotel Waterloo & BackpackersResponded October 15, 2017

    Hi Chloe, Thank you very much for your review of your recent stay at our hotel. I am truly sorry to hear about your unfortunate experience.Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. We greatly appreciate...More

    Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

    We booked this hotel on hostel world were they advertise nice fresh looking rooms and clean bathrooms. However, what we received was very different (as seen in picture). If the photos given on Hostelworld were a true representation of the rooms you’d receive and we...More

    Thank Nicola H
    Response from Lofa S, Manager at Hotel Waterloo & BackpackersResponded October 15, 2017

    Hi Nicola, I am truly sorry to hear about your unfortunate experience at the Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. We greatly appreciate your comments about aspects to the room...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • $18 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 120
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Greater Wellington >
    • Wellington
    • Also Known As
    • Downtown Backpackers Hotel Wellington
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    Warren W
    September 24, 2016|
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    Response from notagain9 | Reviewed this property |
    I stayed in an ensuite room bathroom recently renovated
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    October 24, 2014|
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    Response from BevAnnM123 | Reviewed this property |
    There is parking across the road - but you have to pay - a daily rate - I think if you get a receipt from the hotel reception there might be a discount - can I suggest you contact the hotel I found them very helpful and... More
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    "If catching a North Island Bus, or the Explorer Train - perfect, just across the road."
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    "Higher is better to avoid street noise"
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    "If you want cheap accommodation, this is well worth a go"
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