YHA Wellington City

292 Wakefield St, (Cnr Cambridge Tce), Wellington, New Zealand


Ultra clean, modern, bright, fun and friendly. YHA Wellington City is centrally located and ideal for everything that Wellington has to offer. There is an espresso bar on site, selling barista made coffee and a selection of cabinet food. Our $6 Breakfast special includes a bagel, cream cheese, jam and barista made coffee. The hostel is within easy walking distance to the bars, shops and theatres on Courtenay Place and close to Te Papa Museum, the Waterfront and Embassy theatre. A wide range of comfortable accommodation is available, from our spacious and well appointed 4 and 6 share ensuite rooms to our deluxe private ensuite rooms.

Please note: If you are traveling as part of a group of 10 or more people we will contact you directly to request full payment before your arrival date.


  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Cafe
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Foosball table
  • Games Room
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Jobs Board
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk



Traveler Reviews

“Good location and clean rooms ”

Rating: 4 Reviewed on March 15, 2018

We stayed for 5 nights in a 6 bed dorm. Straight away we were greeted by a bored looking lady who then told us we would have to move rooms tomorrow with no apology. We found out later that our...

“Fantastic Hostel”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on March 14, 2018

This was better than a lot of hotels I have been to. I said in a private room. The shared bathroom was clean and the shower good. The 2 massive kitchens were so well equipped, the staff cleaned them...

“Great hostel, and can't beat the location”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on March 11, 2018

If all Youth Hostels were this well done, they would be giving Marriott a run for their money. The location can't be beat, and though it's a tiny hostel room, it is all you need for a crash pad in...


Bus/Shuttle: Intercity stops at the Railway Station but ask the driver to drop you at the Fire Station, opposite the Hostel. Car: Exit motorway at ferry terminal. Follow signs to Te Papa, turn right onto Tory St, turn left onto Courtenay Pl, then left onto Cambridge Tce, hostel is 50m on left. Plane: 7km Airport shuttle buses cost $17 to the door. Local bus 91 is $8 to Courtenay Place. Taxi is approx $30. Train: Railway station 1.5km. Take Bus No 1 or 2 and get off at the last stop on Courtenay Place. Turn left onto Cambridge Tce. Hostel is 50m on left. Taxi is $10-$15 Ferry: 3km. Free shuttle to railway station. Directions as for train. or taxi $10-15. Later check-in by prior arrangement (after 10.30pm).


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