Very good 7.7
Based on 12 reviews

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About Worldwide Backpackers


When visiting Wellington, you'll feel right at home at Worldwide Backpackers, which offers quality accommodation and great service. Set 0.1 Km from the excitement of the city, this 3-star hotel commands an excellent location and provides access to the city's biggest attractions. Visitors to the hotel can take pleasure in touring the city's top attractions: City Gallery Wellington, Mediaplex, National Tattoo Museum.

At Worldwide Backpackers, the excellent service and superior facilities make for an unforgettable stay. This hotel offers numerous on-site facilities to satisfy even the most discerning guest.

Hotel accommodations have been carefully appointed to the highest degree of comfort and convenience. In some of the rooms, guests can find internet access – wireless, internet access – wireless (complimentary), non smoking rooms, heating, desk. Besides, the hotel's host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. Enjoy unparalleled services and a truly prestigious address at the Worldwide Backpackers.
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  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Pets allowed

Cleaning services

  • Laundry service

On-site facilities

  • Smoking area
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  • Minimum age of guests is: 18 year(s).
  • Guests over 18 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Check-In From: 2:00 PM
Check-Out Until: 10:00 AM
Distance from City Center: 0.1 Km
Number of Rooms : 14
Reception Open Until: 7:00 PM
Time to Airport (Minutes): 20
Year Hotel Built: 1910
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Recent customer comments

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Very good

  • Hotel Condition/Cleanliness 7.8
  • Facilities 4.0
  • Location 8.0
  • Room Comfort/Standard 7.5
  • Service 8.5
  • Value for Money 8.3
  • Food/Dining 6.2

Dimetre T. from New Zealand
Solo travelers
Stayed 5 nights in July 2016
Young crowd
Friendly, comfortable hostel that seems to function well, but not for everyone. Lack of lockers or real luggage storage was surprising. Had many people stomping up/down stairs, slamming/bashing on doors, and talking loudly till well after midnight. Not a place for those who need to wake early well rested.
Reviewed July 10, 2016

Roxanne G. from United States
Solo travelers
Stayed 2 nights in February 2016
Great Stay
Location, Price & friendly staff
Spent two nights here in a room for four. The beds were bunks and surprisingly comfortable. No air conditioning but it wasn't needed. The location made walking to museums, Cuba street, cable car & other places easy. Bus lines were also just a few mutes walk to further explore Wellington.
Reviewed February 19, 2016

Xenia W. from Germany
Solo travelers
Stayed 3 nights in May 2015
One of my favourite hostels
friendly owners, clean rooms, free wifi
I highly recommend this hostel, it is close to the city centre (5 minute walk) but it's in a calm neighbourhood, the owners are very friendly you almost feel like in a homestay or a host family and they keep the hostel very clean, it has a nice clean kitchen, nice rooms and big bathrooms, the wifi is free which is also a big plus
Reviewed May 05, 2015

Nikhil V. from Australia
Solo travelers
Stayed 2 nights in April 2015
Good room for price
Price, Location, Staff
Reviewed April 29, 2015

Chieh L. from Singapore
Solo travelers
Stayed one night in January 2015
Good value for money
Excellent staff, excellent service, great location
Great! I was very pleased and impressed with the staff at Worldwide Backpackers. They were friendly and excellent.
Reviewed January 16, 2015

Jennifer H. from Switzerland
Solo travelers
Stayed one night in January 2014
A good hostel overall
Quiet, nice staff, clean
The hotel is not too far from the center and is quiet. It's clean. Staff is really nice. Breakfast is alright
Reviewed August 04, 2014

HAMED B. from United Kingdom
Business travelers
Stayed 3 nights in August 2013
would wholeheartedly recommend this place
good vibe good owners great room
i would highly recommend this place...the owners are great and the room had the most comfortable big bed i'd experienced in either wellington or auckland.... the shared kitchen is big and everyone chips in to keep it clean as is the shared lounge with sky tv. if the spacious room i was ensuite it would have been fantastic....there was a sink in he room and the clean shower room/ toilet was just 5 paces away,, the hostel owners also kindly provide a free cereal and bread for breakfast.... all in all a great deal!!
Reviewed August 13, 2013

Marie D. from United Kingdom
Solo travelers
Stayed 6 nights in April 2013
More like a big house share than a hostel.
The kitchen area was very large and the big dining table was a great place to sit and meet new people. There is a living room with sofas and sky T.V. Also it's only a short walk to Cuba Street.
The hostel is up a hill but it's a good way to work off all the yummy food Wellington has to offer.
Reviewed May 16, 2013

Michael H. from United States
Stayed 7 nights in April 2013
Good value.
Good value, comfortable bed, warm showers.
Reviewed April 21, 2013

longjun L. from China
Stayed 2 nights in April 2013
Reviewed May 31, 2013


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