Wellywood Backpackers

58 Tory Street, Wellington, New Zealand, Distance from city centre: 0.9km

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Rating: 80%from 3 reviews

  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 86%Staff
  • 80%Security
  • 73%Cleanliness
  • 93%Location
  • 73%Value for money
  • 73%Facilities
Catering to the individual traveller looking to explore Wellington's unique attractions, as well as providing spacious rooms for school groups, sports groups, work groups, or just for friends, let us share with you both our 'home' and our passion for our beautiful city.

Theaters, cinemas, public transport, Te Papa Museum, cafes, and of course, Wellington's vibrant night-life are all within a five minute walk.

We look forward to having you stay over soon.

Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour security
  • Age Restriction
  • Airport transfers
  • Book exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Café
  • Card phones
  • Child Friendly
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • DVDs
  • Elevator
  • Fax Service
  • Free City Maps
  • Fussball
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Mini Supermarket
  • Pool Table
  • Postal Service
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

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From the INTERISLANDER Ferry :
Interislander provide a shuttle service from the terminal to the railway/bus station for $3.

From the BLUEBRIDGE Ferry:
The railway/bus station is accross the street from their terminal.

From the RAILWAY/BUS Station:
The cheapest option is to take a local bus from outside the station, buses 1, 2, 14, 43 & 44 go to Courtney Place and cost $1.50. Once you reach Courtenay Place, Wellywood Backpackers is only a minutes walk up Tory Street. (Just look out for Burger King on the corner of Tory Street).

From the AIRPORT:
Catch The Airport Flyer bus from outside 'Departures' at a cost of around $8.50p.p. to Courtenay Place. Last bus leaves at 9.30pm.

Shuttles are also availiable from outside 'Departures' at a cost of around $21 per person. On request, we can organise and quote your transport.

Alternatively you can get a taxi for about $30.

Located Near

Educational Wellywood:

From 5 year olds exploring their many, many new surroundings, to the Year 13 leaders of the future, Wellington has so many resources that can help students, no matter what their age, open their minds even further and help them become everything they can be.

Whether it is visiting the Museum of Wellington City and Sea [link] to discover how young Wellington came to be the thriving city it is today, or attending a Secondary School conference, Wellywood Backpackers��’ location ensures that getting to your destination is not a geographical lesson [ie: getting lost] in itself.

From our location, it would take you about:

10 minute walk to Te Papa Museum
15 minute walk to Museum of Wellington City and Sea
35 minute walk/10 minute bus ride to The National Library of New Zealand
20 minute walk to Victoria University Campus
10 minute walk to Massey University Campus
30 minute walk/10 minute bus ride to Parliament Buildings
15 minute walk to Capital E, Wellington Town Hall and City Gallery

CULTURAL Wellywood:

��“New Zealand is not a small country, but a large village��” ��– Peter Jackson

Wellington is the cultural capital of New Zealand, and is the centre of New Zealand��’s fast growing film industry.

Not just famous however for it��’s and silver screens achievements, Wellington also hosts many live stage shows and events throughout the year. Shows and events such as the WOW World of Wearable Arts, the New Zealand International Festival of The Arts, Wellington Film Festival, Wellington Fringe Film Festival, Wellington International Jazz Festival, Food Festival, and of course the numerous National and International exhibitions and live shows that are on stage in Wellington every night ��… and then there��’s the caf���’s and coffee!

Wellywood Backpackers��’ great location means that grabbing a latte, flat white, or mochachino, and still getting to the show on time is a breeze.

From our location, it would take you about:

3 minute walk to Westpac St James Theatre
10 minute walk to BATS Theatre
15 minute walk to Wellington Town Hall
20 minute walk to Victoria University Memorial Hall
5 minute walk to Opera House
10 minute walk to The Embassy Theatre
15 minute walk to Capital E, Wellington Town Hall and City Art Gallery
10 minute walk to CIRCA Theatre
15 minute walk to Michael Fowler Centre
5 minute walk to Downstage Theatre
15 minute walk to City Gallery
10 minute walk to The Film Archive
5 minute walk to Opera House
10 minute walk to The Wellington Arts Centre

SOCIAL Wellywood:

��“Sometimes you want to go, where everybody knows your name��” ��… or simply somewhere where it��’s not a chore to get back ��“home��”.

Wellywood Backpackers is THE location to stay when you��’re in the most vibrant city in New Zealand for either one of the many sporting extravaganzas, live concerts, the X-Air Games, beach volleyball, or simply to enjoy the best nightlife in New Zealand!

30 seconds from Wellington��’s ��“Sunset Strip��”, Wellywood Backpackers really is a hop-skip-and ��–a-jump to Courtney Place, home of the most vibrant nightlife in New Zealand.

From our location, it would take you about:

30 second walk to Courtney Place
30 minute walk/10 minute buss ride to Westpac Stadium
15 minute walk to TSB Bank Arena
5 minute walk to The Opera House
2 minute walk to Westpac St James Theatre
15 minute walk to Michael Fowler Centre
15 minute walk to Oriental Parade
40 minute walk/10 minute bus ride to Wellington Show Buildings

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