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Gisborne, New Zealand
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked a twin room for me and my 12yr old daughter. Great place to stay. Friendly staff, clean and modern facilities. Safety conscious. Everything you need. Was noisy at night with people constantly coming and going and doors banging but to be expected when staying in this type of accomodation. Good price.

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Don Torcuato, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Well located, similar to every other YHA hostel in the country. Personnel was nice. I believe above all, location was the best point of this choice. Everything else was average, to my opinion really!.

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Australia
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Overall the stay was good for the price paid. I stayed in a Private Double Room. For me here is the positive and negative; Positive - Central Location, Walking distance to Te Papa, The Waterfront, City Centre, Cafe's and Restaurants. Clean facilities (did not use common area), nice staff, New World Supermarket directly across the road for groceries. FREE WI-FI...:)... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel is Well located, close to the main activites of the city. The place is nice, modern, and provides everything you could ask for when travelling with a low budget. I will definitely come back here !

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Thank ClaireVgn
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overnight stay in the YHA backpackers was exactly what you would presume a backpackers would be like. Clean, basic, affordable rooms that provided you with what you needed. A place to sleep and an accessible location to the CBD. The amenities were always clean, and the kitchen was a great space to meet other people from all over the world.

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Thank rosiel96
YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Wellington, responded to this review

Hey Rosie Thank you for your comments. I’m pleased you enjoyed your stay and found our property to be well situated. It’s great to hear you made the most of our communal areas and had the chance to meet some of our international friends whilst you were here. Enjoy the rest of your travels! Kind Regards Rik, YHA Wellington City More 

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31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Hostel with helpful staff. I stayed one night in a private Double room when I came through Wellington on the Kiwi Experience Bus. My bed was comfortable and the shared bathrooms were clean and functional. They even had a hair dryer and a hair straighter wired into the wall!! The New World Supermarket across the road and FREE WIFI... More 

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YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Wellington, responded to this review

Hey Sylvie Thanks for your review. I’m pleased you found our new beds to be so comfortable and our staff to be helpful. With the recent installation of solar panels to our property we’re now more sustainable than ever. We encourage everybody to be just as conscious about their own footprints so we’re glad you noticed. See you next time... More 

Queenstown, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a large hostel close the Courtney Place, which is a great location. The hostel is fairly well equipped, with large communal facilities. There was a couple of school groups staying while I was there, so these do get fairly busy at times. I booked a four person female only ensuite dorm. This was good, there ordinarily would have... More 

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YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Wellington, responded to this review

Hey JPops2013 Thanks for providing this information. I’m glad our location was convenient for you and our facilities were well equipped and spacious. I’m sorry about the lady who insisted she sleep on the floor, this is indeed very uncommon and for health and safety reasons, quite dangerous. In the future please don’t hesitate to report something like this so... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

I stayed 8 nights in a 6 bed dorm at the YHA Wellington and I can definitely it was one of the best hostel I have stayed. Clean rooms, kitchen and bathroom. They also provide a TV-, Games,- & Reading-room. There is a groceries store right across the street and you can walk from here anywhere. Great stay I will... More 

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YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Wellington, responded to this review

Hey MaxiKing23 Thanks for your time reviewing our property. Your kind comments make me even more proud to represent this hostel. Thank You! I’m glad you found everything to be clean and you liked the extra facilities we have here. We’re blessed with our location and I’m pleased it was convenient for you too. I’m glad you’ll be back and... More 

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 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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YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Wellington, responded to this review

Hello Anna Thanks for choosing to stay with us during your short break to Wellington. I’m pleased our location meant you could utilize your time here and you were blessed with some lovely people to spend it with. I appreciate you letting us know about your experience and I’m glad to hear you’ll be back again in the future. Kind... More 

Nyon, Switzerland
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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

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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YHANewZealand, Manager at YHA Wellington, responded to this review

Hey petrus95h Thanks for your kind comments. We appreciate the time you’ve taken out from your holiday to write this review. We strive to make our guest’s experience the best it can be so I’m glad you found our staff to be friendly and the facilities to be clean and the property to be well situated. I hope the rest... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • 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 Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range: $25 - $72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — YHA Wellington 5*
Number of rooms: 300
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