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Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers

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Overview
1 Bunny St PO Box 3071, Wellington New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Accessible rooms
Laundry Service
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Location is the best!! I can just walk less than 5 mins to the hotel from Wellington Central station. Comparing to other hotel/hostel, the check-in time is 3 pm, quite late to me, but FD provides free storage service that you can leave your bags...More

Thank May H
Response from Silvia_vdBrelie, Manager at Hotel Waterloo & BackpackersResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Waterloo Hotel & Backpackers. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback & to hear of areas that need improvement. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this accommodation as it is cheap and close to the ferry. I was apprehensive as their cleanliness and organisation was bad last time. This time, the room was clean to a good standard. I still would like to be able to adjust the...More

Thank mmhaylock
Response from Silvia_vdBrelie, General Manager at Hotel Waterloo & BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. Your feedback helps make a difference and is very much appreciated.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can deal with the paper thin walls and run down furniture. I can deal with the broken and sellotaped window panes. I can deal with the basic amenities - you get what you pay for. But it’s absolutely unacceptable that you can’t turn your...More

Thank halcioneminx
Response from Silvia_vdBrelie, Manager at Hotel Waterloo & BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. Your feedback helps make a difference and is very much appreciated. The heating system is cetraliesed and set at a temperature which suits most. We will review the temperature settings, thank you for bringing this to my attention

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

WiFi is not the best. It is very limited. Can’t drink your own alcohol outside of room. Our room wasn’t the nicest. Shared toilet was similar to a run down public bathroom but price wise was ok I suppose. Small basic room. Cheap for anyone...More

Thank jackv984
Response from Silvia_vdBrelie, Manager at Hotel Waterloo & BackpackersResponded 3 October 2018

Thank you for your feedback. Your feedback helps make a difference and is very much appreciated. We are pleased to let you know that there is a big refurbishment for the Waterloo coming in the near future. We hope to see you back again soon.

Reviewed 28 August 2018

This is such a great little place to stay with the best facilities in a building that shows off how grand it was many years ago and still has a style of its own. Great value for money, a fabulous dining area with a great...More

Thank KIWI333111
Response from Silvia_vdBrelie, General Manager at Hotel Waterloo & BackpackersResponded 29 August 2018

Thank you for your lovely feedback. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay. Your feedback is very helpful and appreciated. We hope to see you back again soon.

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About
Description
Welcome to the Hotel Waterloo – Budget Accommodation Wellington, NZ You’ll find a warm welcome at our comfortable and clean Art Deco heritage hotel. We offer a wide range of hotel and dormitory rooms at More great value rates. The hotel is conveniently located next to all major travelling connections (rail, sea and road) as well as being a short walk from Wellington city’s retail shops and major tourist attractions. Enjoy our on-site cafe for an affordable breakfast, lunch and dinner. The hotel also has a popular bar with pool tables, sky sport features and some of the best beverage prices in the city. We specialise in catering for groups on school excursions, sports tours or club events and can tailor a package to suit your budget. Our in-house travel desk offers free bookings for all your transport and tour requirements. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Breakfast included
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
120
Price range
US$16 - US$73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Downtown Backpackers
Also Known As
Downtown Backpackers Hotel Wellington
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
120
Price range
US$16 - US$73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Downtown Backpackers
Also Known As
Downtown Backpackers Hotel Wellington
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
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Traveller (76)
Room & Suite (25)
Dining (2)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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WarrenW509
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Response from notagain9 | Reviewed this property |
I stayed in an ensuite room bathroom recently renovated
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lizcase1987
25 October 2014|
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Response from BevAnnM123 | Reviewed this property |
There is parking across the road - but you have to pay - a daily rate - I think if you get a receipt from the hotel reception there might be a discount - can I suggest you contact the hotel I found them very helpful and... More
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Room Tips
"So handy to public transport, local supermarket and the waterfront."
KIWI333111
27 Aug 2018
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"away from main street"
StefanL3207
2 Aug 2018
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"The mattress is totally sinking down in and making terrible of noise."
EdithS78
20 Jul 2018
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"Provided free bag storage awaiting a 2 pm check in, but charged $4 for storing the next day."
ricks280
27 May 2018
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