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YHA Wellington City, New Zealand

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Wellington City View

This is backpacking in style! Ultra clean, modern, bright, fun and friendly. YHA Wellington City is centrally located just off Courtenay Place; close to the waterfront, Te Papa museum, Embassy Cinema, cafes, bars, shops and theatres. A wide range of comfortable accommodation is available, from the spacious and well appointed four and six share en-suite rooms to the deluxe private en-suite rooms.

YHAWellington City


  • 2010 NZ Tourism Award Winner
  • 2009 Virgin / Guardian UK International Responsible Tourism Awards Winner
  • 2008 Hostelworld “Best Hostel in Oceania for 2007”
  • 2007 Hostelworld “Best Hostel in Oceania for 2006”

Special features:

  • A sustainable living centre for over 15 years.
  • 5 Star Qualmark rating and Enviro Gold
  • Friendly knowledgeable staff
  • Affordable meal nights
  • Free bagel breakfast on Mondays
  • Supermarket over the road (open till midnight)
  • Two superbly equipped kitchen and dining areas
  • Ample comfortable Lounge Areas
  • Free use of Pool Table and Fussbal
  • TV lounge with projector and free movie hire
  • Free comprehensive travel booking service
  • Internet lounge with Skype and printing facilities
  • WiFi access available
  • Bicycle hire
  • Dedicated Groups reservation team
  • Check out our Sustainability notice boards and features
  • Great specials and package deals available

Accessibility Information:

  • Ramp or Elevator access to all areas of the hostel
  • Lowered section of Reception desk
  • Comfortable spacious communal areas
  • Well designed Disability Bathrooms and Showers with shower seat and handrails
  • Wheelchair accessible private rooms and share rooms available with or without ensuite
  • Widened bedroom doors
  • Heating and light switches in easy reach
  • Lowered Kitchen bench, microwave and stovetop for easy wheelchair access
  • Helpful friendly staff who will make every effort to ensure all guests are happy
  • Doors that are electronic or slide open

Facilities Include:

  • Internet Access
  • WiFi in Room
  • WiFi in Lobby
  • Card Phone

Comfortable Rooms

Sport & Leisure:

  • Bicycle Hire
  • DVD`s
  • Common Room
  • Pool Table
  • Fussball
  • Games Room

A Variety of Dormitories

In Room Facilities:

  • Reading Light
  • Linen Included
  • Key Card Access
  • Food & Drink:
  • Not Included
  • Guest Kitchen
  • Café

Games Room


  • On Street
  • Bicycle Parking
  • On Street Parking
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Washing Machine/Dryer
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Towels Hire
  • Hairdryer for Hire
  • Tours Desk
  • Luggage Storage
  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Jobs Board

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