YHA Wellington

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Communal Kitchens
Bathrooms
Four bed dorm with ensuite
Double room
Family Room with Ensuite
Cafe
lounge  and dining areas
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(Location is approximate. You may need to pan/move to find "YHA Wellington" at 292 Wakefield Street.)

Location/Contact

Address
292 Wakefield Street, Wellington, Neuseeland
Coordinates
-41.293092, 174.783853 (accuracy not guaranteed)
Location
Website
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Telephone
+64 (0)4 801 7280
Fax
+64 (0)4 801 7278
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How is YHA Wellington rated on other websites?

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Hostelworld
(1624 ratings)
93%
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HostelBookers
(102 ratings)
94%
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90%
HostelsClub
Not listed on HostelsClub.
Hostels.com
(4 ratings)
80%
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HI Hostels
(40 ratings)
83%
92%
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88%
Priceline
(330 ratings)
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85%
Average
88%
93%
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86%

Hostelz.com Guest Reviews

 
Ok
Great staff, great facilities, ok location, average room. Overall good.
Anita
Age 36, Hungary
2015-01-07
 
Ok hostel
The hostel is average, nothing major exciting. The rooms are very small -- I stayed in a 6-Bed Dorm room. The kitchen area is nice and the seating area. You need to pay for Wifi, which I find a joke. The bathroom & toilets are clean. Ok, for a short stay. Next time I would stay closer to the Bus/Railway station as you have to take a bus from this hostel to get there.
Kerstin
(German)
2012-11-27
 
Friendly City, Neat & Clean Room, Nice Staffs
Wellington is the city much different from Auckland. I got many people's help and most of them are strange. Here the YHA Wellington City has very neat room. May be here is not luxury hostel. It is enough to relax myself and got a good rest. BTW, there is a very beautiful, humorous and friendly staff in this hostel. Restaurant is big and has well management.
Yungti
(Taiwan)
2012-10-22
 
Large and rather impersonal college-dorm-like accommodation
This was our first and only YHA stay in NZ. It was huge -- a huge commercial kitchen, a huge high-rise of rooms, a huge sitting/games room, a huge eating space. The staff is nice, but very sparse. We stayed in a private double, and the weird thing was there was only 1 bathroom (with 3 showers and 3 toilets each) per floor, and each floor easily had over 20 private rooms. Overall, it lacked the character we found in all other NZ hostels. Pros -- great location in downtown Wellington, fairly quiet, clean, & spacious. Cons -- Feels like a college dorm, Not enough bathrooms.
Seattle girl
(USA)
2012-05-08
 
Great! Clean, friendly, convenient, informative.
This place was great! Very clean -- facility, rooms, bathroom, laundry room. The front desk staff was very friendly and cheerful and nice to us. The hostel has all kinds of information posted, such as the weather report, transportation information, and things to do in Wellington for free. It felt like a comfortable and friendly place. They have a travel desk for bookings (this was helpful, though the girl working there tried to push us into a couple of things, and the hostel she recommended wasn't good), and a guy gave us a cup of coffee while we were there. The building is very conveniently located near the Te Papa museum and a short walk from cafes and such. We had an en-suite twin private room, which was very nice, had a table and chair and a free chocolate bar. We hadn't wanted to pay for an en-suite, but it was the only private room available, so the guy gave it to us at the YHA discount price, which was nice. Our beds were comfortable, there was a heater in the room (only stayed on 30 min at a time, but generated a fair amount of heat), and we felt just very relaxed and comfortable there. A shuttle stops there each morning to take passengers to the ferry to picton, which was also very convenient. Altogether, I would thoroughly recommend this hostel.
Stacey
(United States)
2007-12-04
 
A fantastic place to stay in the Capital!
I and my children spent a seven-week odyssey Down Under late Spring and Summer 2006. We arrived in this hostel after a train ride from Christchurch and then ferryboat to North Island. Wellington is often called the Chicago of the South due to the winds, but I've never seen Chicago this windy! We arrived unannounced at this hostel as the Sun was setting, and the smiling reception took us in. We shared a four-bed room with another man. It was quite acceptable as we were all courteous with each other. The hostel is very clean, quiet, and surprisingly spacious. Unfortunately, we didn't really get to see too much except that we were very close to bars and night life. We had to catch a bus to Auckland early the next morning!
Juanito Hayburg
(USA)
2007-11-13
 
Excellent all round hostel!
Brilliant hostel. Centrally located, good facilities and reasonably priced. I stayed in a twin room with my girlfriend and found it to be better than many of the guesthouses we'd stayed in! I cannot fault it.
Owen
(United Kingdom)
2007-07-09
  This hostel is awesome! The staff was very friendly as soon as we walked in. Our room, a double, was super clean and had a great view. The kitchens were plenty big for this size hostel and very clean as well. There are mounds of paper information as well as informed staff to help you figure out your game plan in Wellington. Very good location. We walked from the train/bus station and it was easy to find. Nothing bad to say at all, quiet, clean, wonderful value for the money.
Jessica
2007-05-02

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