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Base Wellington - Hostel, Wellington

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21-23 Cambridge TerWellingtonNew ZealandGreat location! See map

Hostel with bar/lounge, near Courtenay Place
  • Free WiFi in lobby
Fantastic service
Value for money
Best value for money
Regular internet service
More comfort would be nice
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Base Wellington - Hostel, Wellington

from $17
  • Double Room, Ensuite
  • 6 Bed Dorm - 1 Bed
  • 4 Bed Dorm - 1 Bed
  • 6 Bed Dorm - Women Only - 1 Bed
  • Shared Dormitory, Ensuite (4 beds)
  • 8 Bed Dorm - 1 Bed
  • Twin Room, Ensuite
  • Double Room, Ensuite, Harbor View

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 55 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 8 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-3 AM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open daily from 2 PM - 11 AM

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details. Room rates are based on 1 person. Extra-person charges apply for any additional guests (up to a maximum of 6 guests per shared room). Guests reserving a Shared Room category for more than 1 person must specify the total number of guests in the Special Requests section at time of booking, or by contacting the property immediately after booking via this Web site. Contact information is provided on the booking confirmation email.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas



  • Self parking *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Elevator/lift

In the room

Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Partially open bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Be entertained
  • TV
Stay connected
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Basement Bar - Onsite bar. Open daily.

Base Wellington - Hostel, Wellington’s small print

Also known as

  • Backpacker Wellington
  • Base Wellington Backpackers Hotel Wellington
  • Base Wellington Hostel / Backpacker
  • Base Backpacker Wellington
  • Base Hostel Wellington
  • Base Wellington
  • Base Wellington Backpacker
  • Base Wellington Hostel
  • Base Wellington Hostel Backpacker
  • Wellington Base
  • Wellington Base Hostel


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Optional extras

Self parking costs NZD 15 per night

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

What’s around Base Wellington - Hostel, Wellington


  • In The best-rated area in Wellington
  • Courtenay Place - 4 min walk
  • Te Papa - 8 min walk
  • Cuba Street Mall - 10 min walk
  • Civic Square - 13 min walk
  • Wellington Cable Car - 21 min walk
  • Old Government Buildings - 26 min walk
  • Beehive - 28 min walk

Getting around

  • Wellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.) - 12 min drive
  • Paraparaumu (PPQ) - 46 min drive
  • Wellington Station - 26 min walk
  • Wellington Kaiwharawhara Station - 10 min drive
  • Johnsonville Station - 13 min drive
  • Self parking (surcharge)

Base Wellington - Hostel, Wellington

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