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Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers (formerly Downtown Backpackers)

1 Bunny Street, Wellington 6140, New Zealand
+64 4473 8482

£13+

Overall guest ratings

7.6/10 Good
Based on 1,805 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.6
  • 8.1
  • 5.5
  • 5.3

Good to know

  • Train station is close

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    About

    Putting you within a 10-minute drive of Old Government Buildings and Westpac Stadium, Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers (formerly Downtown Backpackers) features an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a nightclub. Guests looking for a bite to eat can check out the restaurant, and the bar/lounge is the perfect spot to grab a drink at the end of the day. This upscale hostel is also within just a 10-minute walk of Beehive and St Paul's Cathedral.

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    Amenities

    • Wi-Fi
    • Game room
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Pool table
    • Storage available
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Concierge service
    • Laundry facilities
    • Night club
    • Internet (surcharge)
    • Pets not allowed
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    7.6 Good
    Based on 1,805 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "99% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      9.8 "City centre within easy reach, said 98%."
      9.4 "94% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      8.8 "Easily accessible by car, said 88%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
    • 8.1 "Great service."
      8.9 "89% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.6 "76% said the reception staff was great."
      9.0 "90% thought the service was very professional."
      8.9 "89% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
    • 7.7 "High value."
      7.6 "76% thought it was a great value."
      9.4 "94% were happy with the price."
    • 7.3 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.6 "Average cleanliness."
      6.1 "Only 61% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.2 "52% thought the cleanliness of the hotel was average."
    • 5.5 "Average amenities."
      5.4 "54% thought the building was acceptable."
    • 5.3 "Rooms are ok."
      5.7 "Beds were acceptable for 57%."
      6.1 "Only 61% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.2 "Only 52% said rooms were big enough."
      6.9 "69% thought the kitchenette was ok."
      5.6 "56% thought the bathroom was big enough."
      5.7 "57% thought the minibar was ok."
    • 5.1 "Average comfort."
      5.7 "Beds were acceptable for 57%."
      5.2 "Only 52% said rooms were big enough."
      5.6 "56% thought the bathroom was big enough."
    • 4.8 "Internet is poor."
      2.0 "80% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 3.9 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.7 "83% criticized the unstylish hotel."
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    Overall rating

    7.7 Good
    Based on 613 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "99% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      9.8 "City centre within easy reach, said 98%."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.3 "Great service."
      8.8 "88% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.8 "78% said the reception staff was great."
    • 7.3 "High value."
      7.8 "78% thought it was a great value."
    • 7.3 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.2 "Average amenities."
      5.2 "52% thought the building was acceptable."
    • 5.2 "Average cleanliness."
      5.7 "Only 57% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.1 "Internet is average."
    • 4.9 "Not very comfortable."
      4.8 "52% said rooms were small."
      4.0 "60% thought it was too noisy."
    • 4.8 "Rooms are not good."
      4.7 "53% complained about the bathroom."
      4.8 "52% said rooms were small."
      1.9 "81% thought they were poorly maintained."
      4.6 "54% said the bathroom was dirty."
      4.3 "57% had problems with the shower."
      3.1 "For 69%, the rooms looked old."
    • 3.9 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.9 "81% criticized the unstylish hotel."
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    Overall rating

    7.7 Good
    Based on 270 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "99% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.9 "79% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.0 "Good value."
    • 5.8 "Average cleanliness."
      6.3 "Only 63% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.4 "Rooms are ok."
      5.3 "Beds were acceptable for 53%."
      5.1 "For only 51%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.3 "Only 63% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.3 "Average amenities."
      5.2 "52% thought the building was acceptable."
    • 4.6 "Not very comfortable."
      3.6 "64% thought it was too noisy."
      4.9 "51% said rooms were small."
    • 4.4 "Internet is poor."
      1.8 "82% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 4.1 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.0 "80% criticized the unstylish hotel."
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    Overall rating

    7.7 Good
    Based on 920 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      9.8 "98% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      9.7 "City centre within easy reach, said 97%."
      9.5 "95% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.2 "Good value."
      7.6 "76% thought it was a great value."
      9.5 "95% were happy with the price."
    • 8.0 "Great service."
      8.9 "89% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.7 "77% said the reception staff was great."
      9.2 "92% thought the service was very professional."
    • 7.1 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.5 "Rooms are ok."
      5.1 "For only 51%, the bathroom was ok."
      5.8 "Beds were acceptable for 58%."
      5.8 "Only 58% said rooms were clean enough."
      6.6 "66% thought the kitchenette was ok."
      5.2 "Only 52% said rooms were big enough."
    • 5.3 "Average comfort."
      5.8 "Beds were acceptable for 58%."
      5.2 "Only 52% said rooms were big enough."
    • 5.0 "Average cleanliness."
      5.8 "Only 58% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 4.8 "Bad amenities."
      4.7 "53% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.6 "94% thought the facilities needed updating."
      1.4 "86% complained about the elevator."
    • 4.7 "Internet is poor."
      1.9 "81% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 3.7 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.7 "83% criticized the unstylish hotel."
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    Hotel type
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
    Economy Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
    Solo Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for solo travelers.
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    "Train station is close"
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