Downtown Backpackers

1 Bunny St, Wellington, North Island, New Zealand | 4 star hostel
Prices starting from $29.00

Travel Blogs from Wellington

Markets, Music, Museums

A travel blog entry by laurenandryan on Nov 30, 2013

21 photos

This morning our first port of call was the harbour-side Christmas market, held in an underground hall. It was really a normal craft market with Christmas decorations and not a thing compared to a Christmas market in an English city. It redeemed itself a little with good raspberry brownies and from there we happily blew with the massive winds down …


A travel blog entry by stephthetwin on Nov 15, 2013

4 comments, 51 photos

BLOG 2 NORTH ISLAND DOCKED IN TO WELLINGTON .....FIND THE NEAREST BACKPACKERS,DROP BAGS OFF AND HEAD OUT! (Make sure to read my reviews on where we stayed) Omg 20.03 and We r 'intoxicated' DOH. It's the start of a funny joke.. 2englishman, a Scotsman (in a kilt) a yank, a german (who looks like a blonde harry potter) and 4 girls from Scunthorpe …

How has this hostel rated in the past?

  What's this?
Discover trends in hotel experiences based on real traveler reviews and ratings. Mouse over circles to see what some travelers had to say.


This 4 star hostel, located on 1 Bunny St, Wellington, is near Old St Paul's Church, Old Government Buildings, National Archives, and Wellington Tramway Museum.
Map this hostel

    More great choices in Wellington

    Search TripAdvisor for more deals in Wellington


    TravelPod Member ReviewsDowntown Backpackers Wellington

    Reviewed by stephthetwin

    Is what it is!

    Reviewed Nov 24, 2013
    by (10 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Discount on drink, large Jenga, pool tables...more bunkbeds. Communal bathroom between only 2rooms. Check out @10am eeek!

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

    Reviewed by travlguru

    Decent place

    Reviewed Mar 30, 2013
    by (7 reviews) Red Deer , Canada Flag of Canada

    Looks like a dive from the outside but not bad on the inside. Not enough bathrooms for the amount of people staying there tho. Huge kitchen with the need of more storage areas for food. Huge tv room with lots of couches for hanging out and chilling to a movie. Turned out better than imagined.

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

    Reviewed by ludmila75

    Excellent choix

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

    Pour à peine plus cher que la chambre partagée au Base on avait une chambre individuelle avec salle de bain, pile en face de la gare et à 10 min de marche du centre "vivant"
    Vraiment très contente d'y avoir passé 4 jours

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

    Reviewed by bquaglino

    Ok place for one night

    Reviewed May 24, 2011
    by (3 reviews) San Luis Obispo , United States Flag of United States

    Downtown backpackers was a decent place to stay for the night. I would have stayed at the YHA, but my ferry arrived after midnight from Picton and the hostel is located across the street from the blue bridge ferry terminal. The evening guy at the hostel was really nice as opposed to the girl at the reception the next morning. She was rude and super unfriendly...maybe she was hungover or woke up on the wrong side of the bed. Not a very good representation. The place was clean and i would recommend it for a one nighter.

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

    TripAdvisor Reviews Downtown Backpackers Wellington

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good