The Dwellington - Hostel

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
8 Halswell Street, Thorndon, Wellington, 6011, New Zealand
4.2 out of 5 rating 167 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.2

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at The Dwellington - Hostel, you'll be centrally located in Wellington, within a 10-minute walk of Katherine Mansfield Birthplace and Old St Paul's. This hostel is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Parliament House and 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Westpac Stadium.


Make yourself at home in one of the 9 guestrooms featuring refrigerators. Prepare your meals in the shared/communal kitchen. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms have showers and hair dryers.


Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as an outdoor tennis court or take in the view from a terrace and a garden. Additional features at this hostel include complimentary wireless Internet access, a television in a common area, and tour/ticket assistance.


A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily from 7:30 AM to 10 AM.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include multilingual staff, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. A ferry terminal shuttle is provided at no charge, and free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Archives New Zealand - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Katherine Mansfield Birthplace - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Lambton Quay - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
National Library - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Old St Paul's - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
St Paul's Cathedral - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Parliament House - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Wellington Central Business District - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Old Government Buildings - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Beehive - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Wellington Waterfront - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
New Zealand Parliament Buildings - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Ascot Street - 1.2 km / 0.8 mi
Museum of Wellington City and Sea - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
TSB Bank Arena - 1.6 km / 1 mi

The nearest airports are:
Wellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.) - 9.9 km / 6.2 mi
Paraparaumu (PPQ) - 51.3 km / 31.9 mi

The preferred airport for The Dwellington - Hostel is Wellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.).

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 10am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

    Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited. Safety features at this property include a smoke detector. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
The guestrooms and property amenities at this property are not accessible to wheelchairs at this time. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
The front desk is open daily from 6:30 AM - 9 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • One child 2 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

  • Alcohol is not served at this property.

  • -Tennis on site
  • -Free self parking
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Free breakfast
  • -Television in common areas
  • -Coffee/tea in common areas
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Terrace
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Free ferry terminal shuttle
  • -Outdoor tennis court - 1
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Shared refrigerator
  • -Garden
  • -Picnic area
  • -Wheelchair accessible – no