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Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers

1 Bunny Street Wellington Cbd, Wellington 6140

+64 4473 8482

per night


based on 4,338 reviews


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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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Internet
  • Laundry facilities
  • Express check-out

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • 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
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Trash cans


  • Electric kettle
  • Shared kitchen
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)


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

Media and entertainment

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

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk

Accessibility and suitability

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

Things to do

  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Darts
  • Pool table


  • Family rooms
  • Lockers
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available


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


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Books, DVDs, music for children
  • Kids meals

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Terrace/Patio

Places of interest near Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers

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1 Bunny Street Wellington Cbd, Wellington 6140

Restaurants and Cafés

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

Traveler Reviews

GoodBased on 4338 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • nice staff great location. (in 314 reviews)
  • My single room was perfect (in 227 reviews)
  • Friendly staff and very helpful. (in 196 reviews)
Cons -
  • No fridge in the room (in 173 reviews)
  • Sorry but the kitchen was disgusting. (in 61 reviews)
  • The shared bathroom was horrendous ! (in 36 reviews)

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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

  • 4 star hotels in Wellington typically cost $129/night, but Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers is typically available for $14/night, and is rated equally to its competitors.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers does have a restaurant on site that guests and non-guests can use. Ask the front desk for kitchen hours or call Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers at +64 4473 8482.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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

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