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7.7
Very Good 524 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 7.5
  • Security 7.8
  • Location 8.9
  • Staff 8.5
  • Atmosphere 6.7
  • Cleanliness 7.2
  • Facilities 7.0
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7.7
Very Good 524 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 7.5
  • Security 7.8
  • Location 8.9
  • Staff 8.5
  • Atmosphere 6.7
  • Cleanliness 7.2
  • Facilities 7.0

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  • Anonymous
  • Singapore, All Female Group, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
17th Jun 2017
10.0

Reasonably priced for it's convenient location. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Enjoyed the stay!!!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 41+
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
8th Jun 2017
8.9

Great value for money, comfortable and clean. Not 5 star, but definitely not 5 star price either! Would use again and recommend to friends as long as they don't want posh.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Switzerland, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 9 reviews
29th May 2017
3.7

It was such a bad hostel! All the negative reviews in this website described very well this hostel! Dodgy people, dirty toilettes and smelly room! Horrible one! Won't come back again!

    • 2.0Value For Money
    • 2.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 2.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 2.0Atmosphere
    • 2.0Cleanliness
23rd May 2017
10.0

I book here every time I'm in Wellington. The place is clean, warm and staff incredibly friendly and helpful. Love it here.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 6 reviews
17th May 2017
5.1

We stayed in 2 different rooms and both smelled extremely horrible! A kind of sour, sweaty, damp mouldy kind of smell that was bad the whole time even with all the windows open. Some of the staff were rude and you have to pay to use plates and cutlery! Wouldn't stay here again, I'm sure there are nicer places in Wellington.

    • 2.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 4.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 2.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 41+
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
13th May 2017
8.9

Stayed here alot top spot,great staff, breakfast the best, so handy to everything,be back very soon.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
26th Apr 2017
8.0

The hostel is in a very old building, so, while the very high ceilings are cool and make rooms feel big, it's quite dark in the rooms. We were also in a room that had a window that didn't close properly - combine that with Welly's famous wind, it made for a little bit of a disturbed night's sleep. But it's a good location, lots of showers and toilets and helpful staff.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Mimistannard
  • England, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 6 reviews
25th Apr 2017
6.0

This hostel was pretty rank. My bed had a huge stain on it. Only stayed for one night thank god. It was dark, dingy, not even that cheap. It also had a tiny kitchen and hardly any sitting space.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 8 reviews
24th Apr 2017
7.7

Was an ok hostel- nice big rooms and beds. It was just let down by the small things: only an hour free wifi in 24 hours; you have to hire plates and cutlery from reception and some of the doors didn't lock properly in the toilets.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, All Female Group, 18-24
  • Avid Traveller
  • 10 reviews
24th Apr 2017
6.6

This hostel is not as nice as it sounds in the reviews tbh. The kitchen is gross and has few facilities. The rooms are dark and smelly with no lockers or anything. The dining space is tiny. You have to get crockery from reception which is long. Only get an hour of internet a day which is unfair. The only upside is the bathrooms which are clean with good showers and a hairdryer.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness

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