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Singapore, null, Singapore
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107 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2014

Place was clean. Beds were stable and quite nice. Toilet was fine too. Hot water was fine. Heating was okay too. Probably one of the best YHA stays in NZ which I had. Parking may just be troublesome as they don't seem to have free private parking.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviewed 11 July 2014

Basic double room. Clean with towels. Showers were clean too (dorm showers). Wifi worked better on my laptop then my boyfriends phone. Central location. $6 breakfast from the cafe is hot drink of your choice with a bagel but the kitchen is huge and clean. The whole hostel is massive but very quite.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 6 July 2014 via mobile

HUGE dorms! Great beds, clean showers (with great pressure), good wifi ( free with membership), nice staff. Fresh barista made coffee to get you going in the morning. Too bed I only spent one night. Would stay here again.

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YHANZ, Manager at YHA Wellington, responded to this review

Well shucks, Thanks Justin. Come back anytime! Kieran O'Regal Operations Manager YHA Wellington More 

Ottawa
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 22 June 2014

My friends and I had a 4-bed private room with ensuite while we were here for 2 nights in April, and overall it was a really good experience-- we were checked in without too much fuss, and our room was clean, comfortable, and roomy. The ensuite was great too! It was also centrally located, and very close to all the... More 

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YHANZ, Manager at YHA Wellington, responded to this review

Hi there Tamara, A great big thank you for your wonderful review, you have been really objective and have made great observations, you should consider writing reviews for a living! We have some good news with regards to some of the not so great experiences as well. We are currently installing a brand new Wi-Fi system that will provide even... More 

Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 7 June 2014

We stayed here with our two children in a family room. It was clean and roomy. Other families stayed too so our children lived it. Has two huge kitchens to cook in and loads of room in huge fridges to keep your cool things in. The TV room is great for the kids. The was some noise but didn't last... More 

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Essex, UK
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72 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2014 via mobile

Very friendly for such a big hostel. Excellent location close to the heart of the city with clean rooms and bathroom facilities. I always felt safe here as a lone female traveller. I went in the new zealand winter and the hostel was always warm. Onwards booking for South Island hostels was a breeze. The hostel had lots of tourist... More 

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Cooma, Australia
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Reviewed 31 May 2014

My third stay - always excellent value. Location ideal for sightseeing, Te Papa museum (a must), waterfront, good supermarket and great fish and chips nearby! Two well-equipped kitchens, everywhere clean, and staff friendly and helpful. Definitely one of the best hostels anywhere.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 13 May 2014

4 things about this place staff were very very nice rooms were very clean and close to everything you will need to do well for me anyway and the 4th thing is don't wear a loose hat as you will have it blown off -- no lots of laugh great place to stop while in windy Wellington thanks heaps guys... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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231 reviews
59 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2014

Clean hostel with good beds. Good kitchen facilities and clean toilets. Great location too, close to many eateries in the next street. The hostel is placed at a nice quiet corner. Definitely recommended.

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Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2014

Awesome location, right near lots of restaurants and bars! I stayed in a 4 dorm, nice room, lots of space for my suitcase! Really good clean bathrooms, girls had hair dryers and straighteners in them which was a good plus! Staff were friendly and helpful, and the coffee shop next to the front desk was AWESOME! one of the best... More 

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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ultra clean, modern, bright, fun and friendly, the YHA Wellington hostel has a wide range of comfortable accommodation from our spacious 4-share en-suite rooms to our deluxe private en-suite rooms. With a 5-star Qualmark rating you would hardly know you were backpacking. The hostel boasts two large and extremely well-equipped kitchens as well as many spacious and comfortable lounge areas, making this backpackers a perfect choice for large numbers of backpackers and for group accommodation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about YHA Wellington

Address: 292 Wakefield Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range: $32 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — YHA Wellington 5*
Number of rooms: 300
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