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 1 week 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.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

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


The Dwellington

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

At The Dwellington, we guarantee you will not stay in a property 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 historic tennis courts, a state-of-the-art cinema room with Netflix & Sky Sports, a games room, outdoor spaces and much more.

We offer our guests free unlimited 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 every day 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.

The 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 and we do not accept booking for longer than 21 days in a dorm room or 15 days in a private room. Multiple bookings will be turned away.

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 9.7

  • Security 9.6

  • Location 8.9

  • Staff 10.0

  • Atmosphere 9.8

  • Cleanliness 9.9

  • Facilities 9.9

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    13 Sep 2019
    Great experience
    India, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    29 Aug 2019
    Staff was super friendly and helpful, the breakfast was really good and the whole hostel had amazing facilities and a really nice vibe. Would defiantly recommend this to anyone staying in wellington!
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    20 Aug 2019
    Really enjoyed my stay at The Dwellington! Noah checked me in and gave me great recommendations for things to check out in Wellington. The kitchen, common areas, and bathrooms were beautiful and clean and free breakfast of free range eggs, toast, and coffee with soy milk. Highly recommend if staying in the area :)
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    23 Jun 2019
    The Dwellington is by far the most wonderful hostel I have ever stayed in! Incredibly clean and tidy, fantastic kitchen facilities, amazing cinema room and a super friendly communal atmosphere, you’re made to feel completely at home from the moment you arrive by Noah and Harry. A short walk away from all the wonderful sights of Wellington this really is the perfect place to stay... and the breakfast is amazing!
    England, Female, 31-40
  • 9.7


    23 Aug 2019
    Lovely quiet stay with free breakfast and a very chilled atmosphere, just what I need after a long day out. Highly recommended.
    Qatar, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1


    09 Aug 2019
    Great facilities, awesome staff! It's a bit of a walk from the city center, but other than that it was pretty much perfect!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1


    07 Aug 2019
    One of the best hostels I’ve been to. Facilities and staff all great! Bit out of town but everything is walkable. Would stay again!
    England, Female, 31-40
  • 9.1


    25 Jul 2019
    Noah’s a great help. All of his recommendations are excellent (coffee place, drive along the coast and cheap asian food court). Breakfast setup was also very good. Eggs, fruits, bread, croissants, butter, jam, cereals, milk, coffee and omelettes on a saturday. Warm rooms. Enough toilets and bath. Very near New World Supermarket, US and chinese embassies, and parliament. We’d love to stay here again next time!
    Philippines, Female, 31-40
  • 9.1


    24 Jun 2019
    Amazing hostel had a great community vibe to it, breakfast was a great bonus. The whole hostel was immaculate with really well equiped kitchen, lounge and amazing cinema. The staff where super friendly and where always on hand to recommend plenty of things to do. The hostel was cleaned, hoovered and mopped everyday and fresh towels where available everyday at request. I would 100% recommend this place and look forward to staying there again.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    07 Sep 2019
    Good hostel in general, facilities are very adequate but far from luxurious as they advertise. The only extraordinary feature is the tennis court. In terms of staff, it’s one of the rare occasions I give a 10 out of 10 considering their efficiency, manners and helpfulness. Location isn’t good
    Portugal, Male, 18-24
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • 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
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Games Room
  • Wi-Fi


  • 2019

    3rd, Continent Winners Oceania

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