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YHA Wellington

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great stay at YHA Wellington during the school holidays. Central with a new world just cross the street and Courtney place just a block away. Close to the waterfront and Te Papa. Clean room that I had the luck of sharing with lovely people. Big kitchen with everything you need. Will definitely book this hostel again next time... More 

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Nyon, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Really good hostel. Honestly one of the better hostels I've stayed in. Clean, quiet, friendly staff, centrally located, free wifi. Honestly not much to say other than a great place to stay in Wellington.

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Thank petrus95h
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed on route to a sporting event and then a gain on return journey. Both times the staff were very helpful and nice..even with 30 kids!! The rooms were basic but very clean and tidy. The kitchens were lovely and managed all our big groups food!! Very central to the city. Hard to park the minibuses and cars, although... More 

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Thank clatworthys
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

As a young couple, this place is ideal as a base to explore Wellington from. Rooms snug and comfortable, staff friendly and helpful (with the cleaners in particular doing a stand up job!) The kitchen (there are actually 2 of them) is fantastically well equipped, which was a relief to us as our last hostel was very disappointing on this... More 

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Thank Luke B
YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Wellington, responded to this review

Hey Luke Thanks for taking the time to leave this great review. I’m glad we were an ideal base for you to explore the city from and most importantly found the room to be snug and comfortable. We’re currently undergoing major renovations throughout the property in order to revitalize. We’ve redecorated all the floors with fresh vibrant colours and redone... More 

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff, plenty of accommodations and comfortable beds for a good night's rest. Would recommend it if you don't need any frills and are looking for something safe and basic. My spouse and I thought we'd try a different hotel in the area and decided we would've rather stayed at the YHA another night. Definitely not bad for the price.

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YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Wellington, responded to this review

Hey Matthew Thank you for your kind comments. I’m glad you had a good nights sleep with us and found the beds to be so comfortable, that’s the most important after all. Our staff will be pleased to know you found them to be so friendly and we appreciate you recommending us to others. We love our property and we’re... More 

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in a 4-bed dorm for 3 nights and changed rooms after 1 night. The rooms were both nice, with clean bathrooms and lockers. Right across the street from a New World supermarket. When I returned to my room on the second day, I found that all my things were gone. I went to the front desk, who informed me... More 

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YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Wellington, responded to this review

Hi Chllc Thanks for informing us about this. I’m very sorry your room move was missed by our staff and that you weren’t informed, resulting in your belongings being removed. Room moves are normal practice in all YHA hostels and we do our best to avoid guests moving rooms but sometimes due to availability there’s no other option and this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Clean and tidy rooms, nice staff, good location - near the museum, and not too expensive. Would recommend. New World across the road making it easy to get food, but there is a little shop to buy coffee and bagel for brekky if one needs. All in all, a good stay.

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YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Wellington, responded to this review

Hey Laura Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. You must be pretty busy with Uni I’d imagine. I’m glad you found your space to be clean and tidy and you liked our staff. It’s great our location turned out to be so convenient for you and we didn’t break your budget. I appreciate you recommending us to... More 

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61 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Overall good value and we would recommend Wellington YHA. We stayed in a 6 bed dorm. + large communal areas, well equipped kitchens + friendly staff + individual reading lights for each bed + central location, across the street from supermarket and around the corner from all bars and restaurants, night market etc. + short drive from weta studios +... More 

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YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Wellington, responded to this review

Hey Becki S Thanks for your in-depth review regarding your stay. I appreciate the time you’ve taken to inform future guests about our property and all it’s got to offer. It’s great you found our location to be so convenient and you were glad of the hairdryer and straighteners in the bathrooms. Parking is tricky in the city so I’m... More 

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9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

I had a great time at this hostel! It was in a very central location, clean, and tidy. I loved that I could walk to my destination or walk to a bus that would get me to my destination. I was there during a quite time so it was not noisy at all and I alway had the bathroom to... More 

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YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Wellington, responded to this review

Hey Sadiedude Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. I’m glad you had a great time and our location was convenient for you. We’re currently working on fitting all the dorms with lockers for storing your bags and these will have USB and power outlets for safely charging your devices as well. I hope you... More 

Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Not all YHAs are good. This one is just amazing in the city of wellington. The rooms are like apartment rental rather than a typical hostel room. I like the fact that they have reading lights for each dorm bed The people at the reception are extremely helpful and kind. One of the kind woman even pointed me out my... More 

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YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Wellington, responded to this review

Dear Sumonlatt Thank you for your kind comments, I’m so pleased how impressed you were with the room and its facilities. Our front desk team really do go above and beyond to ensure that our guests’ needs are exceeded and I’m glad they avoided a potential disaster there for you. We’re working on our locker facilities and with the addition... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ultra clean, modern, bright, fun and friendly, the YHA Wellington hostel has a wide range of comfortable accommodation from our spacious 4-share en-suite rooms to our deluxe private en-suite rooms. With a 5-star Qualmark rating you would hardly know you were backpacking. The hostel boasts two large and extremely well-equipped kitchens as well as many spacious and comfortable lounge areas, making this backpackers a perfect choice for large numbers of backpackers and for group accommodation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about YHA Wellington

Address: 292 Wakefield St | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range: $40 - $70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — YHA Wellington 5*
Number of rooms: 300
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