12 Hostels in Wellington, Nova Zelândia

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Wellington, Nova Zelândia. You can choose from 12 Wellington hostels. In total, there are 15 cheap places to stay in Wellington such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $14 for a dorm.

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Wellington Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Wellington, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

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Average dorm price


Average private room price


Cheapest hostel in Wellington


(Lodge in the City is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Wellington


(Base Wellington Backpackers is the best rated)

Most Wellington hostels are located in

Wellington Central, Te Aro, Mt. Victoria

Average rating of all hostels


Hostels in Wellington for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in Wellington for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Wellington? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Wellington alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Wellington. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

Get to know Wellington (no more "I wish I knew this before")

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Wellington here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

Other Nearby Cities
Plimmerton Plimmerton (24 Km / 15 mi.)
Marlborough Sounds Marlborough Sounds (54 Km / 34 mi.)
Picton Picton (64 Km / 40 mi.)
Kenepuru Sounds Kenepuru Sounds (71 Km / 44 mi.)
Blenheim Blenheim (73 Km / 45 mi.)
Anakiwa Anakiwa (73 Km / 46 mi.)
Havelock Havelock (84 Km / 52 mi.)

FAQ about Wellington Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Wellington. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Wellington. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

Find your quick answer here
FAQ about Wellington Hostels

A hostel in Wellington costs on average $14 for a dorm. A hostel in Wellington with private rooms costs on average $44.

Hostelz.com shows all 12 Hostels in Wellington. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.

The Marion is the best hostel in Wellington for couples.

The Dwellington is the best hostel in Wellington for families.

YHA Wellington is the best hostel in Wellington for groups.

The Marion and The Dwellington are the best rated hostels in Wellington for female solo travellers.

Hostelz.com compares prices for 12 hostel in Wellington, Nova Zelândia. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Wellington such as

  • 2 hotel
  • 1 apartment

This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Wellington.

Travel Tips for Wellington - from the Community

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Your Packing List for Wellington

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Wellington and Nova Zelândia.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

Get your full Packing List here

Your Packing List for Wellington