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Rooms and <span>Rates</span>

Rooms and Rates

Rooms & rates

The hotel provides you with all the facilities for a great stay. Your choice of dorm accommodation or private rooms (shared or ensuite) with different bedding configurations to cater for all preferences. Our single, double and twin rooms all feature fully made up beds with Sky TV. Some of our rooms also include tea and coffee making facilities. For bunk style rooms linen and blankets are provided free of charge. If you’re looking for great value and unique quality budget hotel accommodation Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers (formerly the Downtown Backpackers) will be your best choice.

Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers offers the luxury that most rooms are ensuite (even dormitories), for the price of a room without an ensuite. Our shared rooms will have you sharing the bathroom with one other room only.

Room types:

  • Dorm Beds
  • Single and Double rooms ensuite or shared Bathroom
  • Bunk Style Twins, Twin Singles or Twin Double & Single en-suite or shared bathroom
  • Female only dorms
  • Linen and blankets provided
  • Weekly rates available

Click here to view our Room Rates

Important Info


Group booking rates available

Prices quoted in NZ$, including GST
BBH Discount

No Show/Cancellation (24 hours local time):
If you need to cancel or amend your reservation, a minimum of 24 hours advance notice is required to avoid 1 night charge. Your credit card is not charged at the point of booking, this is only to secure your booking, but will be charged if cancellation is not received as per conditions.

Group Bookings

For bookings for over 10 people, please contact our Group Coordinator on 0800 BAKPAK (0800 225 725) or send an email to link and ask us for our special group rates and possibilities.


Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers (formerly the Downtown Backpackers) wellington budget hotel accommodation rates

Room Type NZD per person per night
8 Bunk Style Bed $29
6 Bunk Style Bed $30
4 Bunk Style Bed $31
Room Type NZD per person per night
3 Bed Share En-suite (2 Bunk Style Beds, 1 Single Bed) $32 per person
Bunk Style Twin Ensuite $76 per room
Single Ensuite (King Single Bed and Sky TV) $85 per room
Single (Shared Bathroom) Single Bed with Sky T.V $70 per room
Double Ensuite (Double Bed, Sky TV and Tea & Coffee making facilities) $105 per room
Twin Single En-suite (2 Single Beds, Sky T.V and Tea & Coffee making facilities) $105 per room
Twin Double & Single En-suite (Double Bed and Single Bed, Sky T.V, Tea & Coffee making facilities) $115 per room (for 3 persons)
Double (Shared Bathroom, Double Bed and Sky T.V) $85 per room

* Prices are subject to change. Photo ID required to check in.

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Fantastic location as we arrived from the Bluebridge Ferry and had to leave from the main railway station the next morning. Private rooms were great and not noisy as we had heard. Restaurant looked good but no time to try it out. Very friendly staff.

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