Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 2 weeks prior to arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

The Dwellington perfectly blends the homely, the cozy and the stylish within a backpackers property. We guarantee you will not stay in a hostel as luxurious as this anywhere in New Zealand.

Over half of The Dwellington is dedicated to common areas, including the chef's style kitchen, the impressive 5 meter long redwood dining table that overlooks the tennis courts, a state-of-the-art cinema room with Netflix and Sky Sports, a games room, ample outdoor spaces with BBQs and much more.

We offer our guests free unlimited high-speed fibre WiFi and a scrumptious free breakfast everyday during their stay. Fresh towels are available on demand anytime you like.

We have a variety of rooms which include spacious private double's, twins, triples, a family room, 4-bed dorms, a female dorm room and a generous 8-bed dorm. Reception is open everyday between 6:30am - 9pm but we can arrange to welcome you if you are arriving later. Please note the property has two levels of stairs and is not suitable for wheelchair access.

Our friendly staff can help with booking a variety of local activities and onward journeys including the Interislander and Bluebridge ferries to Picton.

Reception is open daily from 6:30am - 21:00pm.

Late check-ins can be arranged with prior notice. If no one is at the reception desk, there will be a contact number left.

We do not accept groups of more than 8 people.

We cannot always guarantee that guests from a group booking will be in the same room or any booking will be in the same room for the duration of the stay, though we will always try our very best!

We do not allow minors under the age of 17 in shared rooms, with or without guardians. Families are welcome, but would be required to book an entire room. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.3

  • Security 9.2

  • Location 9.5

  • Staff 9.2

  • Atmosphere 9.0

  • Cleanliness 9.8

  • Facilities 9.7

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    01 Aug 2022
    Lovely clean hostel, super friendly staff and free breakfast included! What more could you ask for?!
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    04 Jul 2022
    Such a great place to stay and couldn’t recommend more. A really good environment and facilities. The staff was extremely kind and helpful providing recommendations for everything. Came from Canada and stayed 3 nights as we travelled south and hands down best spot we have stayed. My boyfriend accidentally left his AirPods in the room and we received a phone call that day asking if we had left them, she mailed them to us on the South Island. Amazing!
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    01 Jul 2022
    Best hostel I’ve ever been to! Definitely stay here if you’re visiting Wellington
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    03 Jun 2022
    Lucas is very good to the guest. Michael is doing great in with his job.
    Philippines, Male, 41+
  • 10.0


    11 Feb 2022
    My favourite hostel to stay at & I wish all hostels could be as good as the Dwellington. Very clean, has amazing showers, relaxed atmosphere, very helpful and happy staff. Stayed here several times and it is always great, love the fresh coffee & breakfast. Recommend to anyone visiting Wellington 😊
    New Zealand, Couple, 41+
  • 9.7


    21 May 2022
    Really nice people and the breakfast is AMAZING. It is a bit of a walk to the CBD but the facilities are worth it.
    Netherlands, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7


    18 May 2022
    There are amazing common areas! There is the possibility to play tennis!
    Germany, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7


    14 Apr 2022
    Amazing hostel. The kitchen is stocked with every appliance and utensil you can imagine, the free breakfast is yum. Love the system of the boxes in the fridge and on the wall to store your food, it’s super handy. All the spaces are large and open, huge dining and kitchen area are huge! Rooms aren’t pokey and are well ventilated. Bathrooms are large with good pressure and temperature. Can’t really fault anything, the small things like having flannels and available is a nice touch. Thanks!
    New Zealand, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4


    22 Jan 2022
    It was a quiet place. It was easy to go to the beehive and convinient to get to new world supermarket. Room was clean. we were able to play a tennis and watch a movie. Breackfast was awesome.
    South Korea, Female, 41+
  • 8.3


    20 May 2022
    Good location. Being opposite the US embassy and next to the embassy of China, probably the safest place in Wellington. Showers are relatively small but private, but with a floor that is prone to flooding. Breakfast is a big win and early enough for those who have to take the morning ferry to Picton. Staff are pleasant and helpful. Be careful if you need parking. The place has about 4-5 spots that one doesn't need to pay, and I can forsee this to be an issue during the high season.
    Malaysia, Male, 31-40
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • Flexible NRR
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Wake-up calls
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Games Room
  • Wi-Fi


  • 2019

    3rd, Continent Winners Oceania

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