Base Backpackers Wellington
Find the rest of the world with us.
Base Backpackers Wellington is the one of the best places to hang out. With the city right on the doorstep, this stylish Wellington hostel is the ideal place to stay.
Get ready to make new friends in our spacious dorm rooms.
The Spot to be social
Loads of daytime activities and a pumping bar to help you make new mates.
Killer pool - with $100 in bar tabs up for grabs
Pub crawl - crawl around some of the city’s best bars with free pizza, free shots and prizes up for grabs
Frat house - beer pong competition, pool, Jenga, flip cup and other house party games
Drag bingo - a base favourite with a twist, join the fabulous Tailor May for some wild bingo with loads of prizes to be won!
Thank God it’s Friday - cheap drinks and banging tunes
House of fun - on Saturdays we like to keep things fresh so we put on new and exciting events all the time, look out for events like silent disco, Latin party and 70s night!
Sunday session - we made it through another week, let’s celebrate with happy hour all night long!
33 min Walk
Cable Car Museum
7 min Walk
Te Papa Museum
22 min Bus
Zealandia Eco Sanctuary
Is reception open 24 hours?
Yes, you can check in at Base Hostel Wellington between 2pm and midnight (check in after midnight can be arranged with prior notice).
Is there a car park at Base Wellington Backpackers?
Yes there is, but there's limited availability so make sure you prebook your space. It costs $15 pppn. There is free street parking available between 6pm and 8am near to our Wellington hostel.
Is there free wifi at Base Wellington?
Yes there's free wifi in reception 24/7. If you want wifi access in other areas of the hostel it'll cost $4 for 24 hours or $12 for 7 days.
Is it too windy to wear a hat in Wellington?
Wellington isn't known as 'Windy Wellington' for no reason... Wear hats at your own risk!