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Location New Zealand, Gender Male, Age 44

  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 41+
  • Globetrotter
The Dwellington, Wellington, New Zealand
7.4
8th Mar 2016

Great atmosphere - basically a big house, has a lot of character, nice homely feeel. A bit of a walk from the center of the city though. In terms of facilities, the kitchen is fantastic, but the rest are only average. Free internet was too slow to be usable. The prices of the rooms are nice and cheap, so good value for money.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 41+
  • Globetrotter
Fat Cod Backpackers, Picton, New Zealand
8.0
18th Feb 2016

Great location, close to the main street and waterfront. Easy walk to the ferry. Really liked the atmosphere in this place, like a big beach-house, nice upstairs common areas to chill out and meet people, desk chairs outside. Slightly annoyed staff member wouldn't let me do a late check-in, stuck outside in a big storm until morning as a result. But overall good value for money, would stay again.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 41+
  • Globetrotter
Sequoia Lodge Backpackers, Picton, New Zealand
7.7
14th Feb 2016

Family owned hostel, owner gave me a very friendly welcome and showed me around. Very cosy place, reminded me a little of some hostels in Australia. The free chocolate pudding and ice-cream served in the evening was delicious! Nice big clean common areas for relaxing and chatting. Had a hot-tub (but I didn't try it). Free wi-fi: I couldn't connect on any of my devices on the first day I tried it, but the next day I connected without any problems. Location a little out of the way.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 41+
  • Globetrotter
YHA Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand
9.1
20th Nov 2015

This has got to be the cleanest hostel I've ever been too! Very large hostel, top location, top facilities, very clean and well maintained building, a very flash place, more like an apartment. I really liked the common areas and the rooms were very spacious and comfortable. The 10-day maximum stay rule is a negative though - the consequence of that is lack of a social atmosphere due to the lack of core long-term stay people you'd normally find in a hostel.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 41+
  • Globetrotter
Base Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
8.3
16th Oct 2015

Really big hostel , consequently the facilities are excellent, has everything you could want, nice big kitchen, dining room and TV room on the 1 st floor. Nice rooms, clean, roomy and secure - 7 floors and amazing views out the windows of these top floors! Excellent location too, right in the heart of the city. Potentially good hostel for long-term stays. The flip-side to these really big hostels is they can be a bit soul-less at times, not much character. But overall, a great hostel!

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 41+
  • Globetrotter
The Cambridge Hotel & Backpackers, Wellington, New Zealand
8.9
12th Jul 2015

Great location and probably best value for money for a hostel in Wellington - backpacker room had fridge and TV! Grand old building, very nice bathroom and shower, common room and kitchen facilities, nice bar, enjoyed the $3 eggs on toast breakfast deal. Top marks for facilities. Only slight negatives, not really a social hostel atmosphere and possibility a little insecure. But overall, very nice place!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 41+
  • Globetrotter
Nomads Capital Backpackers, Wellington, New Zealand
8.0
17th Jan 2013

A good solid all-round hostel. I have stayed in both the double-bed private and the dorms, both rooms seemed nice and clean. I thought the light free-meals in bar in the evening was a nice touch. The major plus is the location, it's right smack in the middle of Wellington CBD.

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Hi There, I am pleased that you enjoyed it so much that you stayed twice, always a great compliment :) We hope to see you again in the future, Best wishes, Cat Ritchie, General Manager

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 41+
  • Globetrotter
Caledonian Backpackers, Edinburgh, Scotland
9.4
17th Nov 2012

This is one of the best hostels I've stayed at, and certainly the most 'traveller friendly'. Heaps of space, big common-areas (cinema, bar, chill-out room, kitchen), All the facilities and a really laid back atmosphere. Late check-out and fast, free wi-fi every-where. What more could you ask for? Some cute staff at the reception. I guess the only minor quibbles are the location (not totally ideal) and perhaps the building needs a bit of a touch up. But I am still here on an extended stay..

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 41+
  • Globetrotter
Central Backpackers, Oxford, England
8.3
11th Nov 2012

A nice cosy hostel tucked away behind a yellow door. Warm beds, clean, good facilities, friendly staff, only down-side was the location, 3 nearby night-clubs, music at night could be loud, but didn't bother me that much. Any way, staff get 100% for being slightly hot ;) So of course I would stay here again when in Oxford.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 41+
  • Globetrotter
Clink261, London, England
7.7
9th Nov 2012

No customer comment

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 41+
  • Globetrotter
FIAP Jean Monnet, Paris, France
8.6
1st Nov 2012

I stayed in one of the single rooms for several nights, and thought it was excellent value of money. I liked the desks in the rooms. The place is a little outside central Paris, but very big, secure and clean, suitable for longer term stays of several weeks. I saw a lot of students there and people on exchange programs... a rather odd atmosphere to the place it must be said.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 41+
  • Globetrotter
8.6
25th Oct 2012

A very clean and cosy hostel, quite small, but good facilities (wi-fi, en-suite rooms, kitchen). Overall, excellent value for money. Interesting Belleville location.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 41+
  • Globetrotter
8.0
15th Oct 2012

Excellent dorm rooms, very clean and big, reading lights, curtains, plugs and lockers for all beds. Bathrooms not so good, rather dirty. Great downstairs bar and computer room, free wifi, works even in the rooms, although sometimes very slow. The bar is probably the best feature of the hostel, with good food and drink always available. The location is a bit dodgy, not a good area, although the canal is cool.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Male, 41+
  • Globetrotter
9.1
6th Oct 2012

This hostel is excellent value for money; top facilities including excellent bar and downstairs seating area, lots of character and atmosphere; clean warm rooms with each bed having reading light, curtain and plugs (the new gold standard for hostels?) Further out from central London, but that's not a problem with the tube station nearby and because it's not in the center of London it's cheaper.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand,
  • Globetrotter
Jackaroo Hostel Sydney, Sydney, Australia
8.7
23rd Feb 2011

Great hostel, possibly the best I've stayed in in Sydney. Ultra-modern and clean, big and roomy with great common areas - loved the rooftop patio. Air conditioning in the rooms. Friendly staff. Cool and laid back vibe, perfect location. Slight downsides: sound carries a bit in the corridors at night, and there were no lockers in my room (security issue). But overall, highly recommended.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand,
  • Globetrotter
The Original Backpackers Hostel, Sydney, Australia
8.7
20th Feb 2011

This has to be one my favourite hostels, a mansion right in the heart of Kings Cross. Nice and roomy, with big outdoor courtyard and TV room, really has a great atmosphere, and is suitable for long-term stays. There were no lockers in my room though, so that is a security negative.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand,
  • Globetrotter
Eva's Backpackers, Sydney, Australia
7.7
13th Feb 2011

A cosy hostel, clean and well maintained. The common areas are too small and the rooms rather cramped, but the basics are all done very well (all the right facilities are there), making it fine for short-term stays. Great location, right in the heart of the exciting Kings Cross.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand,
  • Globetrotter
Urban Central, Melbourne, Australia
7.0
4th Jun 2009

Very big 5 floors), clean and modern building, great facilities, themed areas (TV, library, study) [Although they are placed right in front lifts in open corridor] The en suite rooms are excellent; Other rooms not so good, especially noisy rooms on the first floor. Good bar downstairs. Free wi-fi from McDonalds. Good location, tram close and the city center is only a 20 minute walk. Lacks a bit of character and a bit rowdy at times (not totally secure) - but a winner from great facilities.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand,
  • Globetrotter
St Arnaud, Melbourne, Australia
6.7
27th May 2009

Very clean hostel, nice big and comfortable rooms, dining room, kitchens, TV room clean and cosy. Reasonable location, not far from botanic gardens and easy tram ride or walk into city center. No free internet. Staff not terribly helpful. Slightly ununsual in that it seemed to cater to older travelers.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 4.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand,
  • Globetrotter
Argyle Backpackers, Edinburgh, Scotland
8.0
9th Jan 2009

A small but very nice hostel, with a lot of character - has kitchens and lounge for guest use, free wi-fi in rooms. Quiet and cosy place, more like having your own a flat, long-term rates can be negotiated with the manager. A couple of minor gripes - no self-service laundry and slightly out of the center of town, but overall highly recommeded.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand,
  • Globetrotter
Globetrotter Inn London, London, England
7.0
2nd Jan 2009

A very big hostel, well equipped, and clean, large dining room, kitchens, TV rooms shops etc. Very secure (security guards, gates, swipe cards always worked, and you could put credit on to buy things).The curtains on the beds and reading lights were excellent ideas. Some of the guests seemed eccentric - there were so-called long-termers coming in and out of each others� rooms at night. Charging for wi-fi when many hostels in London now offer it for free was very irritating.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 4.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand,
  • Globetrotter
7.0
23rd Dec 2008

Rooms were very clean and warm. Good location, not far from Southbank attractions.

    • 0.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 0.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness

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