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Downtown Backpackers

1 Bunny Street Pipitea, Wellington Central, Wellington, New Zealand 6011 (Show on map)

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Good 7.4
based on 46 reviews

"Proximity to ferry. Great bar. Comfortable rooms...."

  • Raymond, New Zealand
  • April 14, 2014
  • Area: Wellington Central
  • Rooms: 180

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Room Types
Bunk Style Basic Twin Room
Bunk Style Standard Twin Room
Standard Double Room
Superior Double Room
Standard Single
Twin Double & Single Ensuite
4 Bed Dorm
6 Bed Dorm
6 Bed Female Only Dorm


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Features of Downtown Backpackers

24-hour front desk


coffee shop


facilities for disabled guests


shared kitchen

vending machine

Sports and Recreation

games room


Wi-Fi in public areas

Languages Spoken




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Situated in Wellington Central, Downtown Backpackers is the perfect place to experience Wellington and its surroundings. Set 0.5 km from the excitement of the city, this 4-star hotel commands an excellent location and provides access to the city's biggest attractions. This modern hotel is in the vicinity of popular city attractions such as Government Buildings, Old Government Buildings, National Archives.

Take advantage of a wealth of unrivaled services and amenities at this Wellington hotel. Top features of the hotel include restaurant, 24-hour front desk, bar, Wi-Fi in public areas, facilities for disabled guests.

All guest accommodations feature thoughtful amenities to ensure an unparalleled sense of comfort. Whether you're a fitness enthusiast or are just looking for a way to unwind after a hard day, you will be entertained by top-class recreational facilities such as games room. Whatever your reason for visiting Wellington, the Downtown Backpackers is the perfect venue for an exhilarating and exciting break away.
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Children and extra beds:
Infant 0-1 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-5 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.

Guests over 5 years old are considered as adults.

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room policy for more details.

10:00 AM

Distance from City Center
0.5 km

Earliest Check-In
2:0 PM

Number of Rooms

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Raymond D. Couples New Zealand, April 14, 2014
Close to ferry terminal.

Proximity to ferry. Great bar. Comfortable rooms.
Was comfortable and provided everything we needed.
Chew H. Solo travelers Malaysia, March 27, 2014
Value for budget

Very convenient to take public transport,
Value for budget. Very easy to access to public transport.
Nikhil R. Solo travelers India, March 3, 2014
An Excellent stay with extensions-stayed till 6th

Close to all sorts of public transport: Train, Buses, Ferry. Has a Hug kitchen with everything. In house bar for drinking.
Excellent place if you are travelling alone/couple and want to save money. Has almost everything and you can cook your own food as well which saves you from burning a hole in your pocket.

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Customers like this hostel for:
Area recommended for:
  • restaurants
  • shopping
  • sightseeing
Distance to airport:
  • Wellington International Airport (5.9 Km)
Customer comments:
  • "Friendly staff" , "Great location" , "Value for money"
Top attractions in the area:
  • Parliament House (0.4 Km / 5 min walk)
  • Kirkcaldie & Stains (0.5 Km / 6 min walk)
  • Waterfront Walkway (0.6 Km / 8 min walk)
  • Cable Car (0.6 Km / 8 min walk)
Note: Distances are measured as a straight line, calculated from a starting point to a destination point.

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