YHA Wellington New Zealand

292 Wakefield St, Wellington, North Island, 6011, New Zealand | 5 star lodge
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Travel Blogs from Wellington

Funky Chickens and New Zealand's North Island

A travel blog entry by franmullineux on Feb 16, 2014

2 comments, 18 photos

I arrived into sunny Auckland on Sunday evening and was greeted by Jenny, a friend who I had lived with at university. Poor Jenny - for the past 15 years communication between us has been limited to Christmas cards and Facebook friends and then I show up out of the blue with my rucksack full of dirty laundry, asking if I can leave some stuff with …

Wellington 17/12/13-18/12/13 Days 106-107

A travel blog entry by vikkiandchris on Dec 17, 2013

7 photos

On the way we to Wellington we saw an owl sanctuary called Owlcatraz and a bakery called Kiss and Bake Up! We have some favourite shop names such as one in Leeds, a pet shop called Snakes and Adders. We'll add these to our collection of favourites. We arrived at our hostel, YHA Wellington City which was absolutely massive,over 7 floors. We dropped …

That's Whanganum!

A travel blog entry by bossrocks on Jan 05, 2014

8 comments, 18 photos

Photos from the last few days: Rotorua - Waitomo - New Plymouth - Wellington. Waterfalls, geothermal stuff etc.

Ferry to South Island tomorrow.

A one week summary:

  • North Island is generally better than I remembered;
  • German and Irish people get everywhere;
  • NZ still can't do sausages or NYE;

Welcome to Windy Wellington!

A travel blog entry by suzieq88 on Dec 07, 2013

23 photos

After five days in Auckland, I struck gold on the job front, in a way I couldn't have imagined. In my employment drive, I must have applied for about twenty jobs in the space of four days. This included writing detailed covering letters to each employer individually. Le sigh. On day five, I got a call, out of the blue from an agency,based in …

Wellington - A Windy as Advertised

A travel blog entry by stuli on Oct 27, 2013

3 photos

We arrived in Wellington after a very boring eight hour bus trip, made slightly more exciting by the fact that our mini bus from National Park to the transfer area was driven by a man with aspirations to be a rally driver. Thankfully the main bus driver was a bit more sane.

We got off the bus in Wellington and were immediately almost blown …

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This 5 star lodge, located on 292 Wakefield St, Wellington, is near Museum of New Zealand (Te Papa Tongarewa), BATS Theatre, and Elliott House.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsYHA Wellington New Zealand

    Reviewed by vikkiandchris

    Massive hostel but typical YHA

    Reviewed Dec 16, 2013
    by (31 reviews) Knaresborough, England, United Kingdom , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    This hostel is huge, modern and has really helpful staff. It's a typical YHA though in the sense that it has zero atmosphere. No one talks to each other and its very quiet.

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

    Reviewed by suzieq88

    Pretty good but could be better

    Reviewed Dec 7, 2013
    by (2 reviews) Glasgow , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    More like a hotel than a hostel, the staff were mostly friendly and helpful and helpfully located across the road from the supermarket and close to the CBD. Dorms were clean but too hot and badly ventilated. The staff threw out my food in error which was disappointing. OK but there are nicer places in Wellington to stay.

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

    Reviewed by kat_nz_2013

    Not a good start but overall good!

    Reviewed May 21, 2013
    by (4 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    I arrived after a 11 hour bus journey to find in the dorm all the beds looked like they were being slept in and there was no clean bedding! Not good! But as soon as I went to the reception they fixed it right away and apologised too which was nice! There is a cafe here which serves cheap tasty coffee too!

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

    Reviewed by mrsmitts

    Awesome place to stay!

    Reviewed Jan 19, 2013
    by (2 reviews) Surrey BC , Canada Flag of Canada

    I loved staying at the YHA Wellington. It was super clean which was an amazing bonus! The staff were super friendly and gave ideas for you to do around the city. I was going to head back to Auckland, but liked YHA Wellington, I decried to stay longer!

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

    Reviewed by riddler

    good hostel

    Reviewed Sep 11, 2012
    by (21 reviews) Frankfurt , Germany Flag of Germany

    yha is a very good choice to stay in a clean & comfy & quiet hostel.

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

    Reviewed by suzanne-pascal

    Awesome Facilities

    Reviewed Jan 30, 2012
    by (24 reviews) Utrecht , Netherlands Flag of Netherlands

    YHA Wellington City absolutely stands out for the great facilities. Kitchens are well equipped and spacious. The dvd room offers a large beamer and plenty of movies. And the communal spacious are also spacious and relaxing. Rooms itself are okay and clean, yet the bed could have been bigger for 2 persons. Great stay!

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

    Reviewed by bettytarle

    Great place with lots of everything

    Reviewed Jan 10, 2012
    by (45 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

    My four share dorm comes with en suite bath and 3 lovely roommates.

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

    Reviewed by cust78camp2011

    Good

    Reviewed Nov 16, 2011
    by (2 reviews) , New Zealand Flag of New Zealand

    I enjoyed it. Very apprpriate

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

    Reviewed by sywellfrasers

    Absolutely amazing hostel

    Reviewed Sep 25, 2011
    by (3 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    This is definitely the best hostel we have stayed in so far, the facilities are fantastic and rooms very new/clean

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

    Reviewed by propyr_teidi

    Does what it says on the tin

    Reviewed Aug 26, 2011
    by (7 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    We were pretty happy that it was spitting distance from the Welsh pub

    Flags outside the hostel!
    Wellington, New Zealand

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

    Reviewed by stemaxc

    Biiiiiigggggggggg

    Reviewed Jul 14, 2011
    by (28 reviews) London , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Very large hostel with great facilities

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

    Reviewed by bquaglino

    Nice clean, cheap place in the city.

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

    I good choice of a place to stay in Wellington. Over traveling NZ and staying in Wellington a few times, this was the best hostel I had stayed at in the city. Beds were comfy, staff were friendly. Price was good. Overall nice stay

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

    Reviewed by evalyn

    OK, but could probably find better for less

    Reviewed Dec 23, 2010
    by (2 reviews) , Belgium Flag of Belgium

    We booked this hostel for our stay during Christmas 2010 based on the review in the Lonely Planet. However; the prices increased a lot and so we ended up paying 101 NZD/night for a double room without an ensuite. The room grew incredibly hot during the day when the sun was on the window and at night you could open the window, but it wouldn't cool down if you didn't leave your door open, since no airflow.
    It is a huge hostel with plenty of room to accomodate everyone as far as kitchen and dining room space goes, but for the amount of money, I really wonder whether you wouldn't be able to find something more personal and more luxurious for the same or a lesser price?

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

    TripAdvisor Reviews YHA Wellington New Zealand

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

    Traveler Photos YHA Wellington New Zealand

    03 View from the window
    Wellington, New Zealand
    My dorm room at the YHA
    Wellington, New Zealand
    02 Our Room
    Wellington, New Zealand
    Flags outside the hostel!
    Wellington, New Zealand