Base Wellington Backpackers

Address: 21-23 Cambridge Terrace, Wellington, North Island, New Zealand | 5 star hostel
 
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Location

This 5 star hostel, located on 21-23 Cambridge Terrace, Wellington, is near Museum of New Zealand (Te Papa Tongarewa), Mount Victoria, BATS Theatre, and Elliott House.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsBase Wellington Backpackers

    Reviewed by doragsxplorin8

    AVOID

    Reviewed Nov 27, 2015
    by (11 reviews) Vienna , United States Flag of United States

    Terrible hostel. Don't stay here if you can avoid it. The beds are extremely thin uncomfortable, and the staff is inept at keeping their guest under control. The bar downstairs is also horrible, the drinks have pretty much little to no alcohol and are very expensive.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by lholyer

    Reviewed Nov 6, 2015
    by (24 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom







    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by matt-lewis

    Poorly ventilated prison

    Reviewed Jul 19, 2015
    by (38 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Absolutely awful. You can open the windows, and the rooms are obviously very stuffy as a result. Serious ventilation problems. I move to another room after the first night, as I could barely breathe. The next one felt better but had dehumidifier in the corner. The kitchen is also far too small and poorly equipped for the size of the hostel, as often seems to be the case with Base. I realised why the deep frying pan I was using didn't seem to be heating up well. The bottom was so smashed up that not enough surface sat on the heat. I showed a member of staff who walked in the kitchen, and said I may as well throw it away. He said he agreed but can't throw it away. Work that one out!

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    Reviewed by sjantell

    Good hostel

    Reviewed Dec 21, 2014
    by (14 reviews) Southampton , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Free 1 hour Internet, cheap dinners, good location, nice rooms.

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    Reviewed by simoncole

    Convenient

    Reviewed Feb 16, 2014
    by (20 reviews) Looe , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    OK - if you need to stay in the city centre. It was boked for us by nakedbus. Friendly and efficient staff. Nice bar in the basement. Good kithcen facilities, though there were lots using it at the same time and many didn`t quite relly know how to clear up after themselves - e.g. whiping cookers and work surfaces.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by rachgeary

    Good hostel

    Reviewed Jul 15, 2013
    by (7 reviews) , Ireland Flag of Ireland

    Solid hostel

    FC beer pong
    Wellington, New Zealand

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by basti.richter

    Better go somewhere else..

    Reviewed Dec 24, 2012
    by (4 reviews) , Germany Flag of Germany

    Was the worst Hostel so far on my trip. It's very noisy and dirty there. Especially the kitchen is the dirtiest I've seen here in NZ. If you are in Wellington go to the Trek Global. Way better...

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    Reviewed by adelecarroll

    Nice hostal

    Reviewed Nov 1, 2012
    by (52 reviews) Liverpool , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Nice hostal, central location. Nice rooms, good bar and big kitchen

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by ludmila75

    Base Welly

    Reviewed Sep 4, 2011
    by (3 reviews) Paris , France Flag of France

    Qualité toujours très correcte, très bon emplacement pas loin du centre et de la rade. Bars et commerces à proximité

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Base Wellington Backpackers

    3.00 of 5 stars Good
     

    Travel Blogs from Wellington

    Time for Welly

    A travel blog entry by doragsxplorin8 on Nov 27, 2015

    Leaving Kaikoura was sad and exciting because it meant that I was leaving the travel life for a bit, but I was going to start work soon. Our next overnight stop was Wellington, the capital of New Zealand. Unlike last time we had two nights instead of one. This gave us the opportunity to check out the night life of Welly, which was great. The night …

    Hello, North Island!

    A travel blog entry by shayna_mae on Sep 01, 2015

    1 comment, 30 photos

    I have fallen instantly in love with Wellington and wish I could stay longer. The layout of the city is great; the town is on the water with lots of lovely houses on beautiful hills. It reminds me of parts of San Francisco in some ways. It has been very easy to walk around, has all the necessary amenities, and seems to have a good number of people …

    Off to the capital city, woooooo!

    A travel blog entry by earthwanderers on Apr 17, 2015

    7 photos

    So on Friday we didn't actually leave River Valley until 1 in the afternoon, so we had all morning there. But seeing as we had to check out at 10, we had 3 hours. So in the morning, I decided to go on the walk up the mountain with a few other people. Jonny and the others played some bowls and chilled out in the meantime. The walk was actually …

    Windy Wellington It Was

    A travel blog entry by matt-lewis on Jul 19, 2015

    We didn't arrive in Welington until about 6pm. I went to the night market with Hannah, Beth and Christine. It was mainly food stalls, and there were a couple of guys playing guitar and singing in places. There was so much variety of food. I couldn't resist some Filipino barbecued pork, and then some deep fired squid from a Chinese stall. We ducked …

    Taupo and South Island so far

    A travel blog entry by dan-ellie2015 on Apr 23, 2015

    1 comment, 3 photos

    Hi everyone, sorry it's been so long. We have been totally wrapped up in New Zealand. We have had such an awesome time with kiwi experience and have met lots of cool people along the way. In Taupo Dan and I decided to throw ourselves out of a plane at 12,000 ft! It was so incredible, I was nervous to start with but in free fall the feeling is just …

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