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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Our stay was terrible. Drinking and smoking in the corridors despite signs everywhere prohibiting this. Disgusting unisex bathrooms (and not enough of them) that were never cleaned. Noisy partying that lasted all night. Unclean rooms/bedding. Thin walls. Unfriendly and unhelpful staff.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From arriving to departure; the person checking me in wasn't helpful; the room smelt; it was noisy; hadn't been cleaned in some time; I don't think the sheets were clean! The bathrooms were a disgrace - not sure when they were last cleaned so much so that I didn't have a shower. The lifts clunked all night...I do not recommend... More 

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United Kingdom
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26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So we booked 2 nights here thinking it would just be your average inner city hostel - no, this place is like walking into university halls.. Bad ones. Young (really young) travellers partying 90% of the time, drinking (even there are signs everywhere stating this is NOT permitted). This is the noisiest place I have ever ever stayed in, it... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Positive: Top location, close to everything. Nice front staff. Spacious kitchen and really great common room with table tennis, sofas etc. Beds are super comfy and rooms spacious enough. Negative: no lockers, nothing to put your stuff into or onto in the rooms. Security is questionable as everyone can walk past reception without showing the electronic key cards for their... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

This place is like a homeless drop in centre, not a good place to stay. Good location is the only positive. Staff are not the friendliest. Communal bathrooms are pretty horrible. Communal TV right outside our door which was on fairly loud until late.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

The backpaker manager is never there. A lot of parties and too much noise. the wifi never works. I have a very bad experience with a drunk and racist people from England. No one manager in charge or someone to do somtehing or call the police after 7 am and this people knock de doors for fun or said racist... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Hostel is wicked, loads of great people stay here so always a good time. Great location next to main street so again always something happening. Well kept hostel and great staff on the desk always willing to help.

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Thank Katie M
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Not at all suitable for families. Our first room was freezing and dirty so we moved to another which was Filthy, small, cold showers, fire exit blocked. Furniture broken and the dried up beans under the bed were a revolting surprise. Would never recommend this place.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

It is a really nice place to stay, and you can meet great people there :) The showers and the rooms are quite clean and the kitchen is really large, it is great for cooking. Plus, you have a discount if you stay for a week.

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Thank Sven D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed my stay at the wild zebra. The staff were extremely helpful and friendly, the kitchen and living area is large and very social. It's the place to meet new people for sure! The bed are really comfortable and rooms are brilliant value for money it's a two minute walk to the water front. In the centre of the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about Wild Zebra Backpackers

Address: 58 Tory Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand (Formerly Wellywood Backpackers)
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range: $18 - $73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 50
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Wellywood Backpackers Hotel Wellington
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