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    Wild Zebra Backpackers

    58 Tory Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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    2017-08-06 2017-08-07
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    Overview
    • Excellent8%
    • Very good12%
    • Average16%
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    • Terrible46%
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    Free Internet
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    Self-Serve Laundry
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    Reviewed 2 November 2015

    Do not under any circumstances stay here. It is disgusting. There were even street people and gang members staying here. This is more like somewhere you might stay in a third world country. Worst backpackers ever!

    1  Thank projectilereptile
    Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

    Cheap accommodation with 'real' friendly travellers. Big living and kitchen area, ping pong table. Unkempt not so clean. Looks like they haven't done any maintenance on the place in years. But if your not a princess it is fine! No issue. Really close to the...More

    Thank Pippa T
    Reviewed 20 September 2015

    The whole place was unclean and unsafe. We booked a double standard room with private bathroom and this was not clean. Bathroom was just given a quick wipe down and the curtains had white substances all over them. The lights were flickering on and off...More

    1  Thank TerereA
    Reviewed 9 August 2015

    So I was on a budget travel around NZ, and had to book a hostel. This was basically the only one with rooms left, and quite central. When we arrived, there was a junkie sleeping in the reception. No staff were present. We walked to...More

    5  Thank Quitzau
    Response from WildZebraManagement, General Manager at Wild Zebra BackpackersResponded 19 September 2015

    Dear Guest, According to our records, you stayed at our hostel in November 2014. We acquired the business in October 2014 and at that time of your stay, we were in the midst of renovations, bring the building up to standard and trying responsible and...More

    Reviewed 31 July 2015

    Okay well, if you like the following qualities, you should certainly consider staying here: - Paying for a room and not being able to sleep due to noise. - Toilets which seem perpetually dirty. Urine everywhere, doors which cannot lock, urinals out of order, lack...More

    Thank MonkDeLaFunk
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    • Free Internet
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    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Microwave
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    • US$18 - US$108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 50
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    • Also Known As
    • Wellywood Backpackers Hotel Wellington
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    "Think I would try for higher up rooms."
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    "Lower levels are better as rooms get fairly warm in the mornings"
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