Base Wellington Backpackers

Address: 21-23 Cambridge Terrace, Wellington, North Island, 6011, 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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          Amenities

          Activities

          • Bar/lounge

          Features

          • High-speed internet in room (surcharge)
          • High-speed internet in room
          • Non-smoking hotel
          • Wireless internet connection in public areas
          • Wireless internet connection in room (surcharge)
          • Breakfast Available
          • Non-smoking rooms

          Services

          • Laundry facilities (self serve)
           

          TravelPod Member ReviewsBase Wellington Backpackers

          Reviewed by doragsxplorin8

          AVOID

          Reviewed Nov 27, 2015
          by (12 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 (47 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!

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

          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.

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

          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

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          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...

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

          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

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

          TripAdvisor Reviews Base Wellington Backpackers

          3.00 of 5 stars Good
           

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          A travel blog entry by harrisonhough on Nov 08, 2016

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          A travel blog entry by harrisonhough on Nov 09, 2016

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          A travel blog entry by matalelee2 on Jun 14, 2011

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          Time for Welly

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