With an inviting atmosphere, superb location and fantastic facilities, Base Backpackers Wellington hostel is the one of the best places to hang out. With the city right on the doorstep, this stylish hostel is the ideal place to stay.
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Five Star Accommodation in the nations capital city!

Funky Base Backpackers Wellington is located in Courtenay Place, the centre of Wellington's nightlife and is within walking distance to all you could need - cafés, transport, gig venues and local attractions including the famous Te Papa Museum. Our friendly staff will help you enjoy all that this vibrant city has to offer.

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The property is open 24/7 and offers a room for every budget from dorm share to private en-suites and exclusive to Base only, the up market, luxury Sanctuary floor for girls only.

There are also great chill out areas, a communal kitchen, dining area, a TV room, high speed Internet/Global Gossip and wireless access. To make your stay in Wellington as perfect as possible, our friendly, local travel desk staff will help you book your activities, travel and accommodation for your onward journey. Indulge in the atmosphere for our onsite bar - Basement Bar; it's just too much fun in one area! Daily specials and DJ's jamming all night long in the bar.

With the city on your doorstep and such great facilities Base Backpackers Wellington is the perfect place to stay.

  • Global Gossip Terminals
  • WiFi in lobby & room
  • Bar
  • Cable TV
  • Outdoor Terraced Area
  • Pool Table
  • DVD Library
  • Free Bubbly for Sanctuary Guests
  • Lounge Area
  • Nightly Bar Activities
  • No Curfew/Lockout
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Boardgames
  • DVD Library
  • Travel Desk
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Lockable Luggage Locker
  • Sanctuary - Women only!
  • Security card access
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bike Parking
  • Central Location
  • On Site Night Manager
  • Safe lockers for hire
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Hairdryers for hire
  • Beds Fully Made
  • Linen Provided
  • Self Catering Kitchen
  • Towel Hire

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Have Fun!
BASE Wellington will get you in touch with your social side! With a variety of group activities, an on-site bar and a choice of relaxed social areas, you’ll feel free to meet and greet as many people as you like.

We are very proud of our housekeeping team and they make sure you enjoy your stay by ensuring the cleanliness of the hostel is up to a high standard. Bathrooms are cleaned twice a day and we provide quality linen on all of our beds.

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Continental Breakfast served daily for $7 from 6.00am to 11.00am. Two minutes walk from the supermarket or a hop to Courtenay Place for breakfast, lunch dinner, snacks or drinks!

Come party 7 nights a week at Basement Bar! We have Happy hours daily from 8-10 pm with $4 house drinks as well as heaps of themed nights...ladies night...games nights...quiz nights....we have it all. And with Summer just around the corner Wellingtons Balcony Bar will also be opening up soon, so you can enjoy the All You Can Eat BBQ every day of the week!

Base Wellington
Address: 21 - 23 Cambridge Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand 6011

Phone: +64 4 801 5666
Freephone: 0800 BASE NZ (2273 69)

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Price range: $26 - $105


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