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Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens
Guests rated this property 2.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry

Explore the area

    Popular LocationCuba Street Mall3 min walk
    Popular LocationNew Zealand Film Archive4 min walk
    Popular LocationTe Papa (Museum of New Zealand)5 min walk
    AirportWellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.)18 min drive

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  • Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room

    Room amenities

    • 15 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsBed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
  • Quadruple Room, Shared Bathroom (Private Room)

    Room amenities

    • 13 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Single Bunk Beds
    More detailsQuadruple Room, Shared Bathroom (Private Room)
  • Single Room, Shared Bathroom (Private Room)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 12 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsSingle Room, Shared Bathroom (Private Room)
  • Bed in 4-Bed Female Dormitory

    Room amenities

    • 13 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bunk Bed
    More detailsBed in 4-Bed Female Dormitory
  • Triple Room, Shared Bathroom (Private Room)

    Room amenities

    • 14 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Single Bed and 1 Single Bunk Bed
    More detailsTriple Room, Shared Bathroom (Private Room)
  • Double Room, Shared Bathroom (Private Room)

    Room amenities

    • 14 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsDouble Room, Shared Bathroom (Private Room)
  • Twin Room, Shared Bathroom (Private Room)

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 15 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Single Bunk Bed
    More detailsTwin Room, Shared Bathroom (Private Room)

About this area

Wellington

Located in Wellington, Laneway Backpackers is in the city centre and near the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Botanic Gardens and Zealandia, while Wellington Zoo and The Weta Cave are popular area attractions. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at TSB Bank Arena or Westpac Stadium.
Visit our Wellington travel guide
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Cuba Street Mall - 3 min walk
  • Wellington Waterfront - 3 min walk
  • New Zealand Film Archive - 4 min walk
  • Courtenay Place - 5 min walk
  • Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand) - 5 min walk

Getting around

  • Wellington Station - 19 min walk
  • AirportWellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.) - 18 min drive

Restaurants

  • Blend Bar - 3 min walk
  • Hashigo Zake - 3 min walk
  • The Green Parrot - 3 min walk
  • JJ Murphy's - 3 min walk
  • Roti Chenai - 3 min walk

About this property

Laneway Backpackers

Wellington hostel in Te Aro, walk to Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand)
This smoke-free hostel features laundry facilities, a TV in a common area and free WiFi in public areas. All 40 rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access, showers and desks.
Laneway Backpackers offers 40 forms of accommodation with free toiletries. This Wellington hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower. An iron/ironing board and hairdryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Lift

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Housekeeping (limited)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:00 PM and 5:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 5:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 11 June 2020 to 31 January 2021 (dates subject to change).

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2 per cent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Laneway Backpackers Hostel Wellington
Laneway Backpackers Hostel
Laneway Backpackers Wellington
Laneway Backpackers Wellington
Laneway Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Laneway Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Wellington

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Laneway Backpackers and receive a full refund?
Yes, Laneway Backpackers offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Laneway Backpackers cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Laneway Backpackers pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Laneway Backpackers?
This property doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Laneway Backpackers?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Laneway Backpackers?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is Laneway Backpackers located?
Located in Te Aro, this hostel is steps away from The Opera House, Wellington Central Business District and Cuba Street Mall. Wellington Waterfront and Courtenay Place are also within 5 minutes. Wellington Station is 19 minutes by foot.
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2.7/5

Cleanliness

3.3/5

Staff & service

2.7/5

Amenities

2.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness
Great location. Its cheap and you get what you pay for.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

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Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Mixed thoughts
Helpful reception staff, comfortable and simple room, but the bathrooms and kitchen were both filthy :-( The location was ideal for me though.
Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

3/5 Okay

Business traveller, Travelled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service
Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
There was ventilation in the room so it was ridiculously hot and stuffy in the room. There was a fan supplied thank god but really it was just blowing the hot air around. There were no towels to dry our hands in the bathroom which was a little annoying and the bathroom wasn't the cleanest however the beds were pretty comfy and the bedding was clean so that was appreciated The beds
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

2/5 Poor

Business traveller, Travelled with group
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Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Sooo dirty, as soon as you walk in you get hit with the smell of regret. Place stinks and obviously hasn’t been cleaning since the 90s. No hot water, no one advises you when you check in that there is no hot water. Beds -shit Kitchen-shit No windows that open -shit A fan that is so dirty we were unsure if we should turn it on and risk being sprayed with a deadly strain of black mould dust. Had to temp our own fate due to being cooked alive in the room. There was enough hair on the floor of the bathroom, that I thought I walked into cousin IT’S family reunion. Receptionist was lovely, but can help but think that she was luring is into a false sense of security. Negative 5 stars
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with partner
Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This place is gross. The bathrooms are nasty, the kitchen was full of flies, the room had a musty smell and there was no ventilation to make up for the fact that there are no windows. Literally the only thing good about this place is the location. We only stayed because there were no other options left in the city otherwise we would have been out of there. If you can, I'd avoid this place.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020