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Free WiFi, linens
Free WiFi, linens
Free WiFi, linens
Free WiFi, linens

The Cambridge Hotel

2 out of 5

3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available
  • Business Services
  • Bar
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C

Explore the area

    Popular LocationEmbassy Theatre2 min walk
    Popular LocationDownstage Theatre2 min walk
    Popular LocationElliott House3 min walk
    AirportWellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.)11 min drive

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  • Single Room, Ensuite

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 8 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsSingle Room, Ensuite
  • Single Room, Shared Bathroom (1 Single Bed only)

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 7 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsSingle Room, Shared Bathroom (1 Single Bed only)
  • Triple Room, Ensuite

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 17 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Single Bed OR 3 Single Beds
    More detailsTriple Room, Ensuite
  • Quadruple Room, Ensuite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 20 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Double Sofa Bed and 1 Single Bunk Bed
    More detailsQuadruple Room, Ensuite
  • Double Room, Shared Bathroom

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 12 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsDouble Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Single Bed in a 4 Bed Dorm

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 13 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bunk Bed
    More detailsSingle Bed in a 4 Bed Dorm
  • Standard Room, 2 Single Beds, Shared Bathroom

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 12 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
    More detailsStandard Room, 2 Single Beds, Shared Bathroom
  • Single Bed in a 6 Bed Dorm

    Room amenities

    • 15 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bunk Bed
    More detailsSingle Bed in a 6 Bed Dorm
  • Double Room, Ensuite

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 12 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsDouble Room, Ensuite
  • Single Bed in a 8 Bed Dorm

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 17 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bunk Bed
    More detailsSingle Bed in a 8 Bed Dorm

About this area

Wellington

Located in Wellington, The Cambridge Hotel is in the city centre and near the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Waitangi Park, while Embassy Theatre and St James Theatre are cultural highlights. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at TSB Bank Arena or Westpac Stadium.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Embassy Theatre - 2 min walk
  • Downstage Theatre - 2 min walk
  • BATS Theatre - 2 min walk
  • Elliott House - 3 min walk
  • Courtenay Place - 4 min walk

Getting around

  • Wellington Station - 8 min drive
  • AirportWellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.) - 11 min drive

Restaurants

  • Ortega Fish Shack - 3 min walk
  • The Ambeli - 3 min walk
  • Five Boroughs - 3 min walk
  • Fratelli - 3 min walk
  • Hawthorn Lounge - 3 min walk
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About this property

The Cambridge Hotel

Wellington hostel in Te Aro, walk to Courtenay Place
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hostel has a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk and tour/ticket assistance. All 58 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and coffee makers, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and TVs with cable channels. Phones and free toiletries are also available to guests.
The Cambridge Hotel offers 58 forms of accommodation with free toiletries. Cable televisions are provided. This Wellington hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and coffee/tea makers.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

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

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee 8:00 AM–1:00 PM on weekdays and 10:00 AM–1:00 PM on weekends: NZD 6.00-20.00 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge

Conveniences

  • Lift

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Meeting rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Assistive listening devices in meeting rooms

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries

Entertainment

  • TV channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Fridge

More

  • Phone

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra 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.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 6.00 and NZD 20.00 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD 10 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Late check-out fee: NZD 40.00
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.8 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
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Please note that guests may experience noise from the bar and hotel building on Saturday nights/early Sunday mornings from 9 PM to 3 AM.

We should mention

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

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

Backpacker Cambridge
Cambridge Backpacker
Cambridge Backpacker Wellington
Cambridge Hotel Backpacker
Cambridge Hotel Backpacker Wellington
Cambridge Hotel Wellington
Cambridge Hotel
Cambridge Wellington
The Cambridge Hotel Wellington
The Cambridge Hotel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
The Cambridge Hotel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Wellington

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Cambridge Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Cambridge Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Cambridge Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at The Cambridge Hotel?
As of 21 Jan 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Cambridge Hotel on 25 Jan 2021 start from NZ$64, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is The Cambridge Hotel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at The Cambridge Hotel?
The Cambridge Hotel doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at The Cambridge Hotel?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM - midnight. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at The Cambridge Hotel?
Checkout is at 10 AM. Late checkout is available for NZD 40.00.
Where is The Cambridge Hotel located?
Located in Te Aro, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Embassy Theatre and Courtenay Place. St James Theatre and Waitangi Park are also within 10 minutes. Wellington Station is 26 minutes by foot.
3.9
Good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 203 out of 724 reviews
5 - Excellent 28%
Rating 4 - Good. 335 out of 724 reviews
4 - Good 46%
Rating 3 - Okay. 130 out of 724 reviews
3 - Okay 18%
Rating 2 - Poor. 33 out of 724 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 23 out of 724 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%

3.9/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

Staff & service

3.7/5

Amenities

3.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
For the price our room for one night was great. Friendly and helpful staff. Great location.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Comfortable three berth room (216) with ensuite. Great breakfast as well.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

2/5 Poor

Sad face IconDisliked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
The location was good. The property was old due to which the rooms are quite compact , the bathroom was
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great Stay
Friendly, helpul staff who were concerned about the satisfaction and safety of their guests. I would certainly be happy to stay there again.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Clean, quiet, and affordable hotel with excellent staff. Located 1 minute away from Courtenay Place, and a short walk to Cuba St and Te Papa. Would stay here again.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

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