Overview

Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers (formerly Downtown Backpackers)

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

AED 59+

Overall guest ratings

7.6/10 Good
Based on 1,805 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.5
  • 8.2
  • 5.5
  • 5.2

Good to know

  • Train station is close
  • Close to public transport

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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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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    7.6 Good
    Based on 1,805 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "99% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      9.9 "Near to public transport, according to 99%."
      9.6 "City centre within easy reach, said 96%."
      9.5 "95% 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."
    • 8.2 "Great service."
      8.9 "89% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.0 "80% said the reception staff was great."
      8.6 "86% thought the service was very professional."
    • 7.8 "High value."
      7.8 "78% thought it was a great value."
      9.4 "94% were happy with the price."
    • 7.6 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.6 "Average cleanliness."
      5.8 "Only 58% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.6 "56% thought the cleanliness of the hotel was average."
    • 5.5 "Average amenities."
      5.5 "55% thought the building was acceptable."
    • 5.2 "Rooms are ok."
      5.6 "Beds were acceptable for 56%."
      5.8 "Only 58% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.9 "59% thought the kitchenette was ok."
      5.6 "56% thought the minibar was ok."
    • 5.0 "Average comfort."
      5.6 "Beds were acceptable for 56%."
    • 5.0 "Internet is average."
    • 4.0 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.8 "82% criticized the unstylish hotel."
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    Overall rating

    7.6 Good
    Based on 631 reviews
    • 9.3 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "99% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      9.9 "Near to public transport, according to 99%."
      9.6 "City centre within easy reach, said 96%."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.2 "Great service."
      8.9 "89% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.0 "80% said the reception staff was great."
    • 7.8 "Good breakfast."
    • 7.4 "High value."
      8.0 "80% thought it was a great value."
    • 5.3 "Internet is average."
    • 5.2 "Average amenities."
      5.2 "52% thought the building was acceptable."
    • 5.1 "Average cleanliness."
      5.4 "Only 54% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.1 "51% thought the cleanliness of the hotel was average."
    • 4.8 "Not very comfortable."
      4.5 "55% said rooms were small."
      3.7 "63% thought it was too noisy."
    • 4.5 "Rooms are not good."
      4.5 "55% complained about the bathroom."
      4.5 "55% said rooms were small."
      2.0 "80% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.9 "61% had problems with the shower."
      4.6 "54% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.0 "For 70%, the rooms looked old."
    • 4.0 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.9 "81% criticized the unstylish hotel."
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    Overall rating

    7.7 Good
    Based on 252 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "99% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      9.9 "Near to public transport, according to 99%."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.0 "80% said the reception staff was great."
    • 6.0 "Average cleanliness."
      6.3 "Only 63% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.3 "Average amenities."
      5.3 "53% thought the building was acceptable."
    • 5.0 "Rooms are ok."
      4.7 "53% said rooms were small."
      2.9 "For 71%, the rooms looked old."
      2.0 "80% thought they were poorly maintained."
    • 4.7 "Internet is poor."
      1.7 "83% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 4.4 "Not very comfortable."
      3.3 "67% thought it was too noisy."
      4.7 "53% said rooms were small."
    • 4.3 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.0 "80% criticized the unstylish hotel."
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    Overall rating

    7.6 Good
    Based on 920 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      9.8 "98% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      9.8 "Near to public transport, according to 98%."
      9.4 "City centre within easy reach, said 94%."
      9.6 "96% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.3 "Good value."
      7.8 "78% thought it was a great value."
      9.5 "95% were happy with the price."
    • 7.9 "Good service."
      8.9 "89% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.9 "79% said the reception staff was great."
      9.0 "90% thought the service was very professional."
    • 7.4 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.6 "Rooms are ok."
      5.1 "For only 51%, the bathroom was ok."
      5.5 "Only 55% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.9 "Beds were acceptable for 59%."
      5.8 "58% thought the kitchenette was ok."
    • 5.3 "Average comfort."
      5.9 "Beds were acceptable for 59%."
    • 4.9 "Not very clean."
      4.8 "52% said the bathroom was dirty."
      4.6 "54% thought it was rather dirty."
    • 4.9 "Internet is poor."
      1.8 "82% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 4.8 "Bad amenities."
      4.8 "52% thought the building wasn't nice."
      1.3 "87% complained about the elevator."
      0.7 "93% thought the facilities needed updating."
    • 3.6 "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.
    Solo Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for solo travelers.
    Economy Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
    Good to know
    "Train station is close"
    "Close to public transport"
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