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Base Wellington Backpackers

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Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Used online booking system on the base site to book my room. I got in to the hostel after being awake for 40+ hours after flying into the city from Asia. The guy on reception was friendly as and despite me being useless at being...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Kat V
Response from Reception_BW, Reception at Base Wellington BackpackersResponded November 2, 2018

Hi Kat, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review :) We are happy you had a pleasant stay with us and we hope to see you again! Kind Regards James

Reviewed October 28, 2018

I chose this hostel because they offer parking, They have some kind of excuse why its not avalible at the moment, but that the fact is that there are no parking. I had to ask for a new sheed and pillowcase because they were not...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from Reception_BW, Reception at Base Wellington BackpackersResponded October 29, 2018

Hi, Thank you for taking time to leave your review. We do offer parking but due to scaffolding to fix our windows and ground impact testing in our car park, it has been closed off until they have finished for health and safety reasons. We...More

Reviewed October 14, 2018

After staying in eco friendly hostels I kind of expected it of most however their seemed to be little to no effort put into the sustainability of this hostel 🚯 Internet is free, however only downstairs in the lobby and it is very poor quality...More

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank elleclipse
Response from Reception_BW, Reception at Base Wellington BackpackersResponded October 16, 2018

Hi Elle, Thank you for taking time to leave a review, we really appreciate it. I will pass this useful information back to the manager :) Hope to see you again. Base Wellington

Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

My friends and I stayed here in October and we shared a 6 bed dorm. The rooms and the bathrooms were clean and we couldn’t complain about that. Good location, Wellington is a lovely city. However that staff were quite rude. The first morning we...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Sameiklex
Response from Reception_BW, Receptionist at Base Wellington BackpackersResponded October 5, 2018

Hi Samelklex Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review. We want to thank you for all your feedback. We do apologise for the noise and disruption in the morning. We have passed the information onto the manager. Our team is always...More

Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

For a hostel this place is top of the line. Staff are cheery and super fun. Didn’t have an issue with anything! Overall a bloody good time and left feeling special and energised for my next adventure 🤟🏻🤟🏻 Thanks base welly!

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank ge01998
Response from Reception_BW, Reception at Base Wellington BackpackersResponded October 1, 2018

Hi :) Thank you for leaving such a positive review. We appreciate all your kind words and glad you had an amazing stay! We hope to see you again! Base Wellington :)

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Ebef Q
August 23, 2016|
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Response from Reception_BW | Property representative |
Hiya, We have unlimited data internet at Base Wellington. low speed for tablet etc $4 per day / $12 per week High speed for laptop/live streaming etc $6 per day/$18 per week there are a few free internet hot spots around... More
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You should call the hostel or check in its site stayatbase . com
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"Bring ear plugs!"
JonathanT1812
Dec 29, 2017
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"Less noise on higher floors. Check in after 3pm or 4pm for less people at reception. Groups checking in..."
beauregard_jade
Nov 24, 2017
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"Higher rooms are usually less noisy."
Travler104
Sep 5, 2017
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"The santuary rooms can get full fast, book early."
shenaghatmassey
Aug 26, 2017
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PRICE RANGE
$32 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
base wellington backpackers hotel wellington
LOCATION
New ZealandNorth IslandGreater WellingtonWellington
NUMBER OF ROOMS
285
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