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.
“Probably the best hostel in town”
Just like Auckland although not as bad, Wellington has among the worst hostels overall in the country - however the YHA is an exception to this. It's very big and feels like a hotel, however all the...
“Awesome hostel with a perfect location in Wellington”
Great hostel, more like a hotel but with more of a community feeling. Only “issue” is that parking is not available so you’ll have to find street parking close by which can be a challenge...
“Good Hostel, BUT....”
Great location in town. Near bars, shops, museums and the water front. Good facilities, with two kitchen areas, two dining areas, two lounging areas (one with a view) a tv room, a small cafe...
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).