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Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers (formerly Downtown Backpackers)

1 Bunny Street Wellington Cbd, Wellington New ZealandView on map

Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers (formerly Downtown Backpackers)

1 Bunny Street Wellington Cbd, Wellington New ZealandView on map

Popular features

Wi-Fi
Restaurant
Smoke Free
24/7 Desk
Check-in time
From 15:00
Check-out time
Until 10:00
1 Bunny Street Wellington Cbd, Wellington New Zealand
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Double Ensuite

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Standard Double Room, Private Bathroom

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Bunk Style Twin Ensuite

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Single (Shared Bathroom)

Sleeps 1 guest
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Bunk Style Twin (Shared Bathroom)

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Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom (4 Beds)

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Shared Dormitory, Private Bathroom (6 Beds)

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Shared Dormitory, Private Bathroom (8 Beds)

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Shared Dormitory, Ensuite (6 Bed, Female Only)

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Twin, Double & Single Ensuite

Sleeps 3 guests
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Double Shared Bathroom

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Single Room, Ensuite

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Basic Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm

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20 Bunk Style Room (mixed)

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Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers (formerly Downtown Backpackers)

About this property

Property Location

With a stay at Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers (formerly Downtown Backpackers), you'll be centrally located in Wellington, within a 5-minute walk of Wellington Central Business District and Wellington Waterfront. This eco-friendly hostel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Westpac Stadium and 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand).

Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 108 guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Conveniences include safes, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Amenities

Take in the views from a terrace and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and an arcade/game room.

Dining

At Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers (formerly Downtown Backpackers), enjoy a satisfying meal at the restaurant. Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are served on weekdays from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include express check-out, a 24-hour front desk, and laundry facilities.

Attractions

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Wellington Central Business District - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Wellington Waterfront - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Lambton Quay - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Old Government Buildings - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Parliament House - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Archives New Zealand - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
National Library - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
St Paul's Cathedral - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Old St Paul's - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Beehive - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
New Zealand Parliament Buildings - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Museum of Wellington City and Sea - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
TSB Bank Arena - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Frank Kitts Park - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Wellington Cable Car (Lambton Quay Station) - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi

The nearest airports are:
Wellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.) - 8.4 km / 5.2 mi
Paraparaumu (PPQ) - 51.2 km / 31.8 mi

The preferred airport for Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers (formerly Downtown Backpackers) is Wellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.).

Check-in time
From 15:00
Check-out time
Until 10:00

Property features

Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers (formerly Downtown Backpackers) facilities & features include:
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk
Laundry facilities
Bar/lounge
In-room accessibility
Breakfast available (surcharge)

Property location

Location

Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers (formerly Downtown Backpackers)
1 Bunny Street Wellington Cbd, Wellington New Zealand

Property policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • No onsite parking is available.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.
  • For traveler safety, the following measures are in place: social distancing measures are in place; contactless check-in and check-out are available; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; an acrylic shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas.
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and dinner, and also through room service.

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 11:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and key retrieval information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: NZD 20.00 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 15 and NZD 30 for adults, NZD 10 and NZD 30 for children (approximately)
  • Early check-in fee: NZD 10 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Bed Types are requests only and may not be honoured at the hotel if availability does not permit.

Important information

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