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Closest hostel to Wellington's trains, buses and ferrya and located directly opposite Railway Station and close to Westpac Stadium.
Downtown Backpackers is located in Wellington's historic art deco Waterloo Hotel, a former high class hotel that was chosen for the Queen Elizabeth's 1953 Coronation Tour. This ex-hotel is listed as historically significant by both the Historic Places Trust and the Wellington City Council.
Downtown Backpackers is opposite Wellington Railway Station, close to buses and inter-island ferries, and only a few minutes walk to Parliament, Westpac Stadium and Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. There are four and six bed share rooms, single rooms with or without an ensuite, and double rooms with an ensuite. Sky TV and tea and coffee making facilities are available. They have something to suit everyone.
Facilities include a communal area with Sky TV on a 42 inch flat screen television, travel centre and internet access. There is also a self catering kitchen, caf