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Individually furnished, desk, free WiFi
Individually furnished, desk, free WiFi
Individually furnished, desk, free WiFi

3.5/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationCuba Street Mall2 min walk
    Popular LocationNew Zealand Film Archive3 min walk
    Popular LocationCourtenay Place4 min walk
    AirportWellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.)18 min drive
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  • Twin Room, Ensuite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 18 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
    More detailsTwin Room, Ensuite
  • Double Room, Ensuite

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 18 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsDouble Room, Ensuite
  • Single Room

    3.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 10 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsSingle Room
  • Triple Room, Shared Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • 15 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Single Bed
    More detailsTriple Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Shared Dormitory (4 Bed)

    Room amenities

    • 15 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsShared Dormitory (4 Bed)
  • Single Room, Shared Bathroom

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 12 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsSingle Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Twin Room, Shared Bathroom

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 12 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
    More detailsTwin Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Shared Dormitory for Females Only (4 Beds)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 15 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsShared Dormitory for Females Only (4 Beds)
  • Double Room, Shared Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • 15 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsDouble Room, Shared Bathroom

About this area

Wellington

Located in Wellington, The Setup on Dixon - Hostel 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 - 2 min walk
  • New Zealand Film Archive - 3 min walk
  • Wellington Waterfront - 3 min walk
  • Courtenay Place - 4 min walk
  • Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand) - 5 min walk

Getting around

  • Wellington Station - 3 min drive
  • AirportWellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.) - 18 min drive

Restaurants

  • Customs - 3 min walk
  • Satay Kingdom - 4 min walk
  • Scopa - 4 min walk

About this property

The Setup on Dixon - Hostel

Eco-friendly Wellington hostel in Te Aro, walk to Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand)
A microwave in a common area, a fridge in a common area and laundry facilities are available at this smoke-free hostel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include multilingual staff and a TV in a common area. All rooms are individually furnished and offer free WiFi and showers. Fridges, coffee/tea makers and desks are among the other amenities available to guests.
The Setup on Dixon - Hostel offers 49 forms of accommodation. This individually furnished accommodation includes desks. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and coffee/tea makers. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

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

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out

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

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge

Conveniences

  • Lift

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Languages spoken

  • English

More

  • Communal living room
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bathroom

  • Bathroom (partially open)
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Shower

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Fridge

More

  • Desk
  • Individually furnished

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:00 PM and 6:00 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 10:00 AM - 6:30 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 6:00 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
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
The front desk will be open during the following times:<br /><li>Monday - Friday: 9 AM - 12:30 PM and 1:30 PM - 5 PM</li> <li>Saturday - Sunday: 9 AM - 12:30 PM and 1:30 PM - 7 PM</li>
For Breakfast Included rates, guests receive a warm Subway breakfast and a drink each day.

Renovations and closures

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

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

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 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 some rooms do not have windows.
Please note that some rooms do not have windows.

National rating

This Backpacker property has been rated 3 stars.

Property is also known as

Setup Dixon
Setup Dixon Hostel
The Setup on Dixon - Hostel Wellington
The Setup on Dixon - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Setup on Dixon - Hostel and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Setup on Dixon - Hostel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Setup on Dixon - Hostel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is The Setup on Dixon - Hostel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at The Setup on Dixon - Hostel?
The Setup on Dixon - Hostel doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at The Setup on Dixon - Hostel?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at The Setup on Dixon - Hostel?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is The Setup on Dixon - Hostel located?
Located in Te Aro, this eco-friendly 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 21 minutes by foot.
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3 - Okay
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1 - Terrible
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3.8/5

Cleanliness

3.6/5

Staff & service

3.3/5

Amenities

3.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness
They should provide a soap for people, but overall good
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Excellent value for money
Excellent value for money. Great central location
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

1/5 Terrible

Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Room was like a jail cell. No window. Interrogation lighting. Charged me for a dongle even after returning it. Loud party music from nearby nightclubs
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

2/5 Poor

Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service
Sad face IconDisliked: Property conditions & facilities
Disappointed
Very helpful receptionist but ladies’ bathroom not as clean as should be
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

3/5 Okay

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Sad face IconDisliked: Property conditions & facilities
Setup on Dixon continues its decline. Only one of the three lifts in the building actually works. Minimal repairs visible in room.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

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