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About Wellywood Backpackers


Wellywood Backpackers, located in Wellington Central, Wellington, is a popular choice for travelers. With its location just 1 km from the city center and 6 km from the airport, this 3-star hotel attracts numerous travelers each year. No less exceptional is the hotel's easy access to the city's myriad attractions and landmarks, such as Health Mensana, Mediaplex, Downstage Theatre.

At Wellywood Backpackers, every effort is made to make guests feel comfortable. To do so, the hotel provides the best in services and amenities. This hotel offers numerous on-site facilities to satisfy even the most discerning guest.

The hotel features 60 beautifully appointed guest rooms, many of which include television, shared bathroom, DVD/CD player, shower, refrigerator. Besides, the hotel's host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. Superb facilities and an excellent location make the Wellywood Backpackers the perfect base from which to enjoy your stay in Wellington.
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Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Hot tub
  • Sauna

Services and conveniences

  • Smoking area


  • Pets allowed
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When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Check-In From: 02:00 PM
Check-Out Until: 10:00 AM
Distance from City Center: 1 km
Distance to Airport: 6 km
Number of Rooms : 60
Reception Open Until: 12:00 AM
Time to Airport (Minutes): 11
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Recent customer comments

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based on 9 reviews
  • Cleanliness 5.6
  • Location 8.4
  • Room comfort and quality 5.8
  • Service 5.1
  • Value for money 6.4
  • Food and dining 5.1
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Olivia from New Zealand
Solo travelers
Single - Non-Smoking
Stayed 3 nights in August 2014
Backpacker review
Location, single room and handy to get to.
Very poor conditions, dirty, unhelpful staff, uncomfortable bed.
Reviewed September 01, 2014

Stephanie from Australia
Solo travelers
Standard Double or Twin Room
Stayed 2 nights in March 2014
Good Location
Good Location
Reviewed August 17, 2014

Maria from Netherlands
Solo travelers
Female Dormitory
Stayed 1 night in February 2014
quiet, spacious rooms
location, spacious room, value for money
Centrally located hostel, clean and spacious room. Easy access to public transport including bus to the airport
Reviewed March 02, 2014

Michael from New Zealand
Standard Double or Twin Room
Stayed 2 nights in February 2014
Really noisy Massive fight out side at 4am
Ensuite off room. Comfy bed.
Tiring and dirty. Kitchen not cleaned up enough. Staff nice and friendly
Reviewed February 28, 2014

HOCK from Malaysia
Solo travelers
Single - Non-Smoking
Stayed 2 nights in January 2014
Centrally located backpackers hotel.
Location, locaiton and location.
Reviewed January 15, 2014

HOCK from Malaysia
Solo travelers
Single - Non-Smoking
Stayed 1 night in December 2013
Centrally located budget/backpacker hostel
Location, location and location
It needs more shower/bathroom facilities. Two of each on the 5th floor for so many rooms is definitely not enough.
Reviewed December 28, 2013

Theresa from Singapore
Solo travelers
Single - Non-Smoking
Stayed 4 nights in December 2013
clean and well located
I had a single room with shared bathroom. My room was really small but it was comfortable. Everything else is what you'd expect at most backpackers.
Reviewed December 14, 2013

Raul from Spain
Standard Double or Twin Room
Stayed 1 night in November 2013
Céntrico pero regular
Ubicación, ducha, cocina
Reviewed November 22, 2013

Raul from Spain
Standard Double or Twin Room
Stayed 1 night in November 2013
Regular pero asequible
Localización, precio, cocina
Reviewed November 22, 2013


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