YHA Associate

YHA Wellington


Hostel Details & Location

Host: Chloe Bryan

Check in: 2:00 pm Check out: 10:00 am

Contact: +64 21 223 5341 Email this hostel

Reception: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Location: 292 Wakefield Street,

Te Aro, Wellington

5 minute walk to Te Papa


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How to get here

We’re on the corner of Cambridge Tce and Wakefield St, opposite the New World supermarket. There is no on-site parking; there are paid parking options nearby. Please use the drop-off facility and chat with reception who can show you parking options.

Bus/Train: InterCity buses stop at the Railway Station – from there, take Bus #1 or #2 to the end of Courtenay Pl. Turn left onto Cambridge Tce; the hostel is 50m along on your left.
Airport: We’re 7km from the airport – Bus #91 will take you to Courtney Pl (see above). Shuttles operate door-to-door.

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Bright, super clean, modern, and friendly accommodation – this is one of the most central hostels in Wellington.

We're super close to Te Papa, Courtenay Place, and the Wellington waterfront, so it's easy to explore the city on foot. We have room types to suit all travellers including plenty of private and ensuited facilities. All guests can enjoy our fully-equipped kitchens, TV lounges, bike storage, and 5GB free WiFi per day.

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Guests love:

  • 5GB free WiFi per day
  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • Solar powered

Shared facilities:

  • 5GB free WiFi per day
  • Communal lounge
  • Communal dining area
  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • Food storage area
  • Recycling stations
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Laundry facilities
  • 24 hour guest access

Entertainment and activities:

  • Games available
  • Communal TV
  • Free movies
  • Reading room


  • After-hours check in on request
  • Luggage storage options
  • Travel & activity bookings
  • Hair dryers
  • Towel hire
  • Bicycle storage

In-hostel payment options:

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
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Some of our Wellington highlights:

  • Visit the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa to learn about Maori and New Zealand arts, culture, and history
  • Visit Weta Workshop Cave or one of the many LOTR filming locations in and around Wellington
  • Discover some of New Zealand's rarest wildlife at ZEALANDIA
  • Experience Wellington's coffee culture at any of the excellent inner city cafes

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