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Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers

1 Bunny Street, Wellington 6140, New Zealand
+64 4473 8482

€15+

Overall guest ratings

7.6/10 Good
based on 1,805 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.5
  • 8.1
  • 5.4
  • 5.4

Good to know

  • Train station is close
  • Close to public transport

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    About

    Putting you within a 10-minute drive of Old Government Buildings and Westpac Stadium, Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers (formerly Downtown Backpackers) features an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a nightclub. Guests looking for a bite to eat can check out the restaurant, and the bar/lounge is the perfect spot to grab a drink at the end of the day. This upscale hostel is also within just a 10-minute walk of Beehive and St Paul's Cathedral.

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    AMENITIES

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Internet
    • Game room
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Pool table
    • Storage available
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Concierge service
    • Laundry facilities
    • Night club
    • Pets not allowed
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    7.6 Good
    based on 1,805 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "99% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      9.8 "City centre within easy reach, said 98%."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
    • 8.1 "Great service."
      8.8 "88% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.8 "78% said the reception staff was great."
      9.2 "92% thought the service was very professional."
      7.8 "Lovely bar service, according to 78%."
      8.0 "80% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
    • 7.9 "High value."
      8.0 "80% thought it was a great value."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the price."
    • 7.4 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.4 "Average amenities."
      5.3 "53% thought the building was acceptable."
    • 5.4 "Average cleanliness."
      5.9 "Only 59% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.1 "51% thought the cleanliness of the hotel was average."
    • 5.4 "Rooms are ok."
      5.9 "Beds were acceptable for 59%."
      5.9 "Only 59% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.1 "Only 51% said rooms were big enough."
      5.7 "57% thought the minibar was ok."
    • 5.1 "Average comfort."
      5.9 "Beds were acceptable for 59%."
      5.1 "Only 51% said rooms were big enough."
    • 4.7 "Internet is poor."
      2.0 "80% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 4.0 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.6 "84% criticized the unstylish hotel."
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    Overall rating

    7.7 Good
    based on 631 reviews
    • 9.2 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "99% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      9.8 "City centre within easy reach, said 98%."
    • 8.3 "Great service."
      8.8 "88% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.8 "78% said the reception staff was great."
    • 7.4 "Good breakfast."
    • 7.4 "High value."
      8.0 "80% thought it was a great value."
    • 5.2 "Average cleanliness."
      5.7 "Only 57% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.1 "Average amenities."
      5.0 "50% thought the building was acceptable."
    • 4.9 "Internet is poor."
      2.3 "77% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 4.8 "Not very comfortable."
      4.8 "52% said rooms were small."
      4.1 "59% thought it was too noisy."
    • 4.8 "Rooms are not good."
      4.8 "52% complained about the bathroom."
      4.8 "52% said rooms were small."
      1.7 "83% thought they were poorly maintained."
      4.6 "54% had problems with the shower."
      3.0 "For 70%, the rooms looked old."
      4.6 "54% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 3.9 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.8 "82% criticized the unstylish hotel."
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    Overall rating

    7.7 Good
    based on 270 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      9.9 "99% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      9.1 "91% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.0 "80% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.1 "Good value."
    • 5.6 "Average cleanliness."
      6.1 "Only 61% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.4 "Rooms are ok."
      5.6 "Beds were acceptable for 56%."
      6.1 "Only 61% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.3 "Average amenities."
      5.2 "52% thought the building was acceptable."
    • 4.8 "Not very comfortable."
      3.8 "62% thought it was too noisy."
      4.8 "52% said rooms were small."
    • 4.4 "Internet is poor."
      1.8 "82% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 4.1 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.8 "82% criticized the unstylish hotel."
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    Overall rating

    7.7 Good
    based on 902 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      9.8 "98% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      9.6 "City centre within easy reach, said 96%."
      9.4 "94% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.0 "80% said the reception staff was great."
      9.3 "93% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.3 "Good value."
      7.9 "79% thought it was a great value."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the price."
    • 7.3 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.8 "Rooms are ok."
      5.1 "For only 51%, the bathroom was ok."
      5.9 "Beds were acceptable for 59%."
      5.9 "Only 59% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.3 "Only 53% said rooms were big enough."
      5.0 "Cleanliness of the bathroom was average, said 50%."
    • 5.3 "Average cleanliness."
      5.9 "Only 59% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.0 "Cleanliness of the bathroom was average, said 50%."
    • 5.3 "Average comfort."
      5.9 "Beds were acceptable for 59%."
      5.3 "Only 53% said rooms were big enough."
    • 5.0 "Average amenities."
      7.0 "70% thought the architecture was beautiful."
    • 4.7 "Internet is poor."
      2.0 "80% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 3.8 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.7 "83% criticized the unstylish hotel."
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    Hotel type
    Economy Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
    Solo Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for solo travelers.
    Good to know
    "Train station is close"
    "Close to public transport"
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