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4.2 out of 5

"Price was excellent for Wellington and room was sufficient ;) Will be back . " More

By a verified traveller on Wed 12 Feb 2020

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Hotel Description

Base Wellington - Hostel places you steps from Wellington Central Business District and within a short 5-minute stroll of Wellington Waterfront.

TVs, portable fans, and phones are featured in all 55 rooms. Refrigerators, microwaves, and stovetops make in-room dining convenient.

Basement Bar is the hostel's own bar. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, coffee/tea in a common area, and laundry facilities. Each morning continental breakfast is served between 6 AM and 10:30 AM. There's also the convenience of self parking.

Attractions within a short walk of this Te Aro hostel include Courtenay Place and Oriental Parade.

Twin Room, Ensuite

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$59* Per night/room 27 May - 28 May

The Family Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Sanctuary 4 Bed Dorm - 1 Bed

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

6 Bed Ensuite - 1 Bed

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Private Ensuite with Balcony

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

4 Bed Dorm - 1 Bed

Bed Count 4 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Base Wellington - Hostel ratings based on 102 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.2 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Base Wellington - Hostel

Everyone (76) Couples (20) Family (6)
5 out of 5
Price was excellent for Wellington and room was sufficient ;) Will be back .

Posted by on 12 Feb. 2020

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14 Feb. 2020 by Clement

Hey Traveler ! Thanks you so much for your amazing review and feedback :) We would love to have you back here, on the mean time if you have any kind of suggestion to help us improve ourselves you are more than welcome to flick us an email. Have a safe travel and good luck for your next adventures. Clement from Base Wellington Crew

5 out of 5

Posted by on 6 Feb. 2020

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 15 Jan. 2020

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 28 Nov. 2019

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2 Dec. 2019 by Brand Ambassador

Kia Ora legend! We're glad to hear you enjoyed your stay at Base Wellington! We hope to have you stay with us again soon so we can earn that extra star! Best wishes and happy travels, Base Wellington Crew.

4 out of 5

Posted by on 21 Nov. 2019

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22 Nov. 2019 by Base Wellington team

Kia ora - thanks for leaving a review! We're really glad you enjoyed your stay with us, and that you're happy with the service our team provided. We're always looking to improve and we know we could do better. We're already making changes to keep the kitchen tidier with more staff working. We hope you'll keep us in mind for your next visit to Wellington. Cheers

5 out of 5
The place is close to the central party district and the rooms are amazing.

Posted by on 20 Sep. 2019

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20 Sep. 2019 by Clement

Hey there ! Thanks you so much for letting that awesome review :) We appreciate it and hope you had a great stay in Wellington - Clement Base Backpackers Wellington team

3 out of 5
Location is great Staff were friendly However no service for room ie no fresh towels for duration of stay and double bed was 2 singles pushed together

Posted by on 23 Apr. 2019

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30 Apr. 2019 by Yvee

Kia Ora thanks a bunch for taking the time to review us, we appreciate all feedback, good bad or otherwise. I do apologise for the lack of servicing to your room and will ensure this no longer happens. All the best with the rest of your travels around our beautiful country. Yvee

2 out of 5
Die Mitarbeiter waren hilfsbereit und sehr freundlich. Es war fast die ganze Nacht unerträglich laut.

Posted by on 15 Mar. 2019

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20 Mar. 2019 by brad

thank you for taking the time to send us a review. its great that you found our staff very helpful. as for the noise yes that is a common complaint but it is an old building in the heart of the party district of wellington sadly thanks for choosing to stay at base wellington we hope to see you soon regards bradley

5 out of 5
Great place nice views and comfortable. I stayed in a en-suite room with balcony and it was great!

Posted by on 30 Jan. 2019

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31 Jan. 2019 by reception

Thanks a lot for your review! we are glad you enjoyed you stay with us!

4 out of 5
Great central location. Could be noisy on a weekend

Posted by on 15 Jan. 2019

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16 Jan. 2019 by Dario

Thanks for your review, we are glad you enjoy your stay and hope to see you again soon.

About the Base Wellington - Hostel

Location 21-23 Cambridge Ter, Wellington, 6011

Property Features

Base Wellington - Hostel offers its guests a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and coffee/tea in a common area. Public spaces have free WiFi. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Base Wellington - Hostel also features laundry facilities and an elevator. Parking is available for a fee. This Wellington hostel is smoke free.

  • 55 guestrooms or units
  • 8 levels
  • Bar or lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Terrace
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Wellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.) (6.5 km / 4 mi)
  • Train station: Wellington Station (2.1 km / 1.3 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Base Wellington - Hostel offers 55 accommodations with shared/communal kitchens and portable fans. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include showers. Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Communal kitchen access
  • Television
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Kitchenware
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer available
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Blackout drapes
  • Heating
  • Portable fan

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy continental breakfast daily from 6 AM to 10:30 AM.

Basement Bar - Onsite bar.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at 3 AM
  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 2 PM - 11 AM.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 2 PM - 11 AM.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 3 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: NZD 15 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Backpacker Wellington
  • Base Backpacker Wellington
  • Base Hostel Wellington
  • Base Wellington
  • Base Wellington Backpacker
  • Base Wellington Hostel
  • Base Wellington Hostel Backpacker
  • Wellington Base
  • Wellington Base Hostel
  • Base Wellington Backpackers Hotel Wellington
  • Base Wellington Hostel / Backpacker
  • Base Wellington - Hostel Wellington
  • Base Wellington - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.