Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers (formerly Downtown Backpackers)

Self Rated: 2.0 out of 5
1 Bunny Street Wellington Cbd, Wellington, 6011, New Zealand
3.8 out of 5 rating 682 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 3.8
Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers (formerly Downtown Backpackers), you'll be centrally located in Wellington, within a 5-minute walk of Wellington Central Business District and Wellington Waterfront. This eco-friendly hostel is 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from TSB Bank Arena and 0.6 mi (1 km) from Westpac Stadium.

Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 108 guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Conveniences include safes, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Amenities

Take in the views from a terrace and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and an arcade/game room.

Dining

At Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers (formerly Downtown Backpackers), enjoy a satisfying meal at the restaurant. Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are served on weekdays from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include express check-out, a 24-hour front desk, and laundry facilities.

Attractions

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Wellington Central Business District - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Wellington Waterfront - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Lambton Quay - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Old Government Buildings - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Parliament House - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Archives New Zealand - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
National Library - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
St Paul's Cathedral - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Parliamentary Library - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Old St Paul's - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Beehive - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
New Zealand Parliament Buildings - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Museum of Wellington City and Sea - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
TSB Bank Arena - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Frank Kitts Park - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi

The nearest airports are:
Wellington Intl. Airport (WLG) - 8.4 km / 5.2 mi
Paraparaumu (PPQ) - 51.2 km / 31.8 mi

The preferred airport for Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers (formerly Downtown Backpackers) is Wellington Intl. Airport (WLG).

Check-in time starts at 3pm. 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 may be 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.


  • No onsite parking is available.

  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

  • Contactless check-out is available.

  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and dinner, and also through room service.


To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 11:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and key retrieval information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Important Information

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


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: NZD 20.00 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 15 and NZD 30 for adults, NZD 10 and NZD 30 for children (approximately)
  • Early check-in fee: NZD 10 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Features
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Terrace
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Arcade/game room
  • -Lockers available
  • -Restaurant
  • -Express check-out
  • -Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • -Elevator
  • -Distance from property (meters) - 300