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Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers

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Hannover, Germany
Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

the location is awesome. Across the street is a grocery store and the train station. Around the corner is the parliament. you can walk everywhere! The room was nice,too! The kitchen sells food but you can also bring your own food and prepare it in a separate kitchen. It's huge and knives,forks, plates,..are provided. The toilet and shower were in...

Thank tash P
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 December 2015

My Wife and I stayed at Hotel Waterloo overnight on Monday 30 November 2015. We had travelled to Wellington from Auckland on the Northener Train. Excellent location due to being right across the road from Railway Station. The recently reburbished double ensuite room was spotlessly clean, and whilst small, was perfectly adequate for our needs. Staff at reception, bar and...

Thank LintonLewis
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 5 December 2015

The hotel is well located to everything. Though the ensuit room was small it was clean and equipped with necessary requirements. The staff was helpful. I had confirmed an ensuit room months in advance for three night and also paid for it on arrival. However, having paid for the room I was told to vacate room on second day under...

2Thank Praks_11
Blenheim, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

We stayed here as part of a larger group all in Wellington for a concert. The proximity to the Westpac stadium was a huge bonus. Also we liked being able to walk across the road from getting off the ferry. A 15 min walk in to Te Papa and shops. The continental breakfast was cheap and adequate. The shower had...

1Thank mmhaylock
Cambridge, NZ
Reviewed 22 November 2015

Went to Wellington for a concert at Westpac Stadium (The Cake Tin). Location to get to the stadium was awesome. 10 minutes walk, maximum. Also handy to the waterfront restaurants, although both nights we went they were ALL fully booked. We ended up eating at the Waterloo instead. Menu was limited. Kitchen and bar were well understaffed. Many people ended...

Thank MattyandAce
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2015

The room was big, with a huge walk in closet, and with comfortable beds and good linen. The en suite shower room was a decent size and the shower worked well. The reception staff were extremely friendly, helpful and welcoming and we made use of the bar and it's balcony. Didn't use the kitchen or dining room but they were...

Thank Jane B
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 November 2015

I booked a 4 bed mixed dorm for 2 nights over a weekend in this retro hotel. The room was a gd size with en suite and my bunk was very comfy with crisp fresh linen. Staff and other guests I met were all friendly and helpful. I chose to have breakfast each morning in the very convenient cafe, though...

Thank Katy T
Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2015

I stayed a couple of nights and thoroughly enjoyed myself. So I enquired about staying another night, to be told there were only two beds lefts. I quickly booked another night, $30 and moved into another room. The bed was very noisey but since there was no more beds at the hotel, I could put up with it. During the...

Thank Veelind
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

I had a single room with a shared bathroom on the second floor. Although it was above the bar I did not hear a thing, even when the ABs won the World Cup. The room was small but adequate. There was no storage - just a small desk with a tv on it, and a chair. The bed was a...

Thank JimInMelb
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 October 2015

We booked a double room with en suite. Very comfy bed and was great having a bathroom to ourselves. Friendly staff at reception and at the cafe, where there was a good variety offered on the menu for dinner and very reasonably priced. Handy location near the railway station and only a short walk to the waterfront and Te Papa,...

Thank Libragirl17

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers

Address: 1 Bunny St | PO Box 3071, Wellington, New Zealand (Formerly Downtown Backpackers)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range: $23 - $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers 4*
Number of rooms: 120
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Downtown Backpackers Hotel Wellington
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Phone them - very helpful. My room facing North West was quiet.”
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