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Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed here with the Kiwi Experience tour, and it was my final place in New Zealand. Wellington is a great city and this hostel is really well located in the heart, with a supermarket just down the road, and bars and restaurants all within 2 mins. The room we had was really nice and quite spacious (6 beds made...

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

It was pretty pricey for what it was worth showers were cold, only free wifi from 7am-7pm so if your gonna all day you have to pay to have wifi at the other hours. The staff was really nice though and since they do the kiwi bus there's tons of young people flowing in and out

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Paris, France
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place to stay for a few nights or even more. Good facilities, nice staff, cool bar at the basement. The location is perfect, 5/10min walk of everything. Definitely a place to stay and have fun !

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

The toilet was dirty and the rooms are small and stuffy! There are no nice rooms, the windows don't open and the plug by the bed wasn't working. So I wouldn't stay there again I've been to nomads and that's better tbh it was really disappointing.

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stayed here for 6 nights and while the price was excellent you really do get what you pay for. I stayed in a four berth room on the third floor. The room was quite small and the window was not able to be opened which I regretted living with strangers for this long and having no access to fresh...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staying at base Wellington was good, not excellent, but not bad. The kitchen was clean and the rooms were small but okay. However, the wind kept me up all night. You are't able to shut the windows fully, and the wind makes the most terrible sound coming through the windows. The wifi is okay and the reception is nice. I...

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Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 2 nights. The room was 4 bedded though was too small. Very thin walls caused noise from outside in the hallway and along the street to be heard loud enough to affect sleep. We couldn't find a way to open the windows so our BO and musky towel smells tended to linger . Rooms and toilets were...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was super windy when we were in Wellington and our room was in the front of the hostel so was quite loud in the night. But I guess that can't be helped. Great location as it's right by Te Papa and the harbour and the main bars. We walked to Mt Victoria too which was great. The cooking facilities...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in base for almost a month was a great place ideal location great people! Highly recommend it. It's ideally located in Wellington very close to everything like supermarkets, bars etc. Reasonable prices. Good nightlife bars all located within a few minutes walk.

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Chemnitz, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed A couple weeks at the car park at the hostel. Is the cheapest option in Wellington, if you got a car where you can sleep in it. The premium 4$ wifi per day is just available in the lobby (sometimes at the first floor as well) and is very slow, too. Sometimes is the reception nice. But sometimes you...

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Additional Information about Base Wellington Backpackers

Address: 21-23 Cambridge Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range: €22 - €153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Base Wellington Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 285
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“The higher the room, the better the sleep”
 of 5 bubbles 974jaccip, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for harbor view.”
 of 5 bubbles avram22, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“It's noisy on every floor, especially near the kitchen, and the top floor.”
 of 5 bubbles G4933PPmeganw, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I would say though, go the private rooms. The view of the city was spectacular from the eighth floor!”
 of 5 bubbles Barbary_Skipper, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Good staff”
 of 5 bubbles , 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
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