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Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers

2-star Hotel with Free Wi-Fi

1 Bunny Street Wellington Cbd, Wellington 6140

+64 4473 8482

based on 4,418 reviews

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About Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers, Wellington

Value for money

Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers is located amongst Wellington's well-known sightseeing hot spots, just a brief walk from Wellington Railway Station. It is situated a short stroll from Sacred Heart Cathedral, Wellington Cathedral of St Paul and New Zealand Parliament Buildings. The hostel offers luggage storage, a guest lounge and a 24-hour reception. Amenities include free wireless internet access, a games room and laundry facilities. Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers has 130 cosy rooms that are fitted with all the necessities to ensure an enjoyable stay. The hostel is within walking distance of Westpac Stadium and Bolton Street Memorial Park. There are many different dining and entertainment choices nearby.

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Standard Rooms - River view


$11 totalAgoda.com
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Superior Rooms - Mountain view


$62 totalExpedia
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Double Rooms - Water view
1 double bed

1 double bed



$50 totalroomsXXL
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Other Rooms - Sea view
1 twin bed

1 twin bed



$41 totalAgoda.com
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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Internet
  • Laundry facilities
  • ATM on-site
  • 24hr front desk
  • Increased accessibility
  • Beach access

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Cable or satellite TV

Accessibility and suitability

  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • No smoking
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator


  • Electric kettle
  • Shared kitchen
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)


  • Family rooms
  • Lockers
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Safety deposit box
  • Key card access
  • 24hr front desk


  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet

Things to do

  • Beach access
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Pool table


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk


  • Laundry facilities

Places of interest near Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers

Attractions in Wellington, New Zealand curated by momondo

Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers location: 1 Bunny Street Wellington Cbd, Wellington 6140

Top landmarks

City Gallery Wellington0.6 mi
Katherine Mansfield Birthplace Museum0.7 mi
Botanic Gardens0.7 mi
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa0.7 mi
Carter Observatory0.7 mi
Cuba Street Mall0.9 mi
Bucket Fountain0.9 mi
Mount Victoria Lookout1.3 mi
Byrd Memorial1.4 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Two Grey0.4 mi
Guest Centre - AU Ops 10.4 mi
Chameleon - InterContinental Wellington0.4 mi
The Lobby Lounge - InterContinental Wellington0.4 mi
Steps Restaurant0.5 mi

Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers Reviews

OkayBased on 4,418 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Clean great staff and good location. (in 374 reviews)
  • Nice comfortable double room with ensuite. (in 272 reviews)
  • Lovely clean room wonderful helpful staff (in 240 reviews)
Cons -
  • Room was smelly like feet. (in 198 reviews)
  • Sorry but the kitchen was disgusting. (in 64 reviews)
  • Kitchen is a bit dirty (in 57 reviews)

Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • How does Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers compare to other 2 star hotels in Wellington?

    2 star hotels in Wellington typically cost $85/night, but Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers is typically available for $17/night, and is rated equally to its competitors.

  • How far is Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers from Wellington?

    The drive from Wellington to Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers will take you about 10min depending on traffic, with a distance of 3.6 mi. Hotels located in more populated areas may see vastly more traffic which will add to your travel time.

  • What is the best way to get to Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers from Wellington?

    A very popular option for travelers staying at Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from Wellington directly to the hotel.

  • Does Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers have a pool?

    Judging by our data, Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers does not have a pool on site, but hotels regularly make additions and changes to their venues and do not always notify us. It would be best to call Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers at +64 4473 8482.

  • How close is Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers to Wellington city center?

    0.5 mi separate the front steps of Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers and the city center of Wellington where you can keep busy with restaurants, shopping and of course Wellington Museum, a very popular landmark in Wellington.

  • What is the phone number for Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers?

    You can reach the main line at +64 4473 8482.

  • Does Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What time is check-out for Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers?

    Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers check-out time is 10:00 AM. Late check-out may be available upon request at the reception desk.

  • How much is a room at Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers?

    $41/night is a good average price right now, and some users have even reported deals that start from only $15/night. However, prices can change based on the time of year you’re booking, the type of room you prefer, etc. Fill in the form above to get deals for your trip.

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