Downtown Backpackers Wellington has a different and unique feel to that of other budget accommodation and backpackers hostel properties in New Zealand and features facilities such as private tiled bathrooms in most of the double, twin and single rooms, elegant staircases, high ceilings and you can’t go past sampling the menu in the on-site café that is located in the old hotel’s ballroom. The Historic Waterloo Hotel was chosen to host the Queen’s entourage on her 1953 Coronation Tour to New Zealand. When the hotel was converted for budget accommodation and backpacker’s hostel, the luxuries remained. In addition to the unique historic aspects of the hostel accommodation building, Downtown Backpackers Wellington has all the modern facilities you would expect at your choice of budget accommodation and backpacker hostel. This includes a Travel Shop and activity booking centre, multiple station high speed internet access, in-house bar with some of the cheapest drinks in Wellington, 7-day a week café open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, our very own Buzz Bar, SKY TV Lounge and 24 hour reception with security lockers. The property also has a modern guest kitchen and laundry.
Right in the heart of the Arts and Culture Capital City Wellington Downtown House Bar – open every day Café with breakfast, lunch and dinner 24h reception 24h security access 24h fully equipped kitchen Safety lockers Security cameras Swipe card access The hostel provides you with all the facilities for a great night’s stay. Our single, double and superior twin rooms all feature fully made up beds with Sky TV. Superior rooms also include tea and coffee making facilities. For bunk style rooms linen and blankets are provided free of charge. If you’re looking for great value and unique quality budget hostel accommodation with Ensuite rooms (for the price of a room without an Ensuite!), Downtown Backpackers Wellington will be your best choice.
Standard Double, Twin and Single rooms Ensuite Superior Double and Twin rooms Ensuite Small share rooms Weekly rates Female only dorms Free linen and blankets Clean hostel rooms Right in the heart of the Arts and Culture Capital City Wellington, Downtown Backpackers Wellington is the closest budget accommodation to the Inter-Island Ferry Terminals, the Stadium and is directly opposite the Railway Station. It is only a short walk to the central shopping area, the parliament, the harbour and Te Papa, Wellington’s fabulous Museum of New Zealand. The perfect place to stay on your world travel and backpacker adventure, your visit to Wellington calls for a royal stay at this former and historic Waterloo Hotel as did the Queen in 1953! Downtown Backpackers Wellington is the only budget accommodation located within easy walking distance from both the bus and train terminals and the Inter-Island Ferry Terminals. The property is located directly opposite The Wellington Train Station terminal for the Tranz Scenic Rail, Intercity and Newman’s Coachlines, the Wellington Airport Shuttle, the Inter-Islander Bus ($2 per person) and various other local transport networks. ‘Have a royal stay at the historic waterloo hotel in the heart of downtown Wellington’ Downtown Backpackers and Travel Guide New Zealand proudly presents this listing to you. Hopefully, when you visit Wellington and are looking for places to stay you will consider Downtown Backpackers. And if you do decide to visit Downtown Backpackers remember to come back to Travel Guide and share your experience.