Wild Zebra Backpackers

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Free WiFi, bed sheets
Free WiFi, bed sheets
Free WiFi, bed sheets
Free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Wild Zebra Backpackers

Wild Zebra Backpackers

2.0 star property
Guests rated this property 2.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Kitchen
  • Gym
  • Laundry
58 TORY ST., Wellington, 6011

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCourtenay Place2 min walk
  • Popular LocationCuba Street Mall7 min walk
  • Popular LocationTe Papa (Museum of New Zealand)8 min walk
  • AirportWellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.)11 min drive

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About this area


Located near the beach, Wild Zebra Backpackers is in Te Aro, a neighbourhood in Wellington. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Waitangi Park and Frank Kitts Park, while Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand) and St James Theatre are cultural highlights. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Wellington Town Hall or TSB Bank Arena.

What's nearby

  • Courtenay Place - 2 min walk
  • New Zealand Film Archive - 3 min walk
  • Cuba Street Mall - 7 min walk
  • Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand) - 8 min walk
  • Michael Fowler Centre - 9 min walk

Getting around

  • Wellington Station - 3 min drive
  • Wellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.) - 11 min drive


  • Dragons Chinese Restaurant - 2 min walk
  • KC Cafe - 2 min walk
  • Cha - 2 min walk
  • Sahara Cafe - 2 min walk
  • Dragonfly - 2 min walk

About this property

Wild Zebra Backpackers

Wellington hostel in Te Aro, walk to Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand)
This hostel features a restaurant, a fitness centre and a microwave in a common area. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a fridge in a common area, laundry facilities and a TV in a common area are on-site. All 55 rooms provide conveniences such as washers/dryers and fridges, plus free WiFi and microwaves. Guests will also find hobs, electric kettles and dishwashers. Limited housekeeping is available.
Wild Zebra Backpackers offers 55 forms of accommodation with washers/dryers and shared/communal kitchens. Guests can make use of the in-room full-sized fridge/freezers and microwaves.

Bathrooms include a shower. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

Recreational amenities at the hostel include a fitness centre.

Property amenities


  • 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

  • 1 restaurant

Things to do

  • Billiards/pool table
  • Fitness centre

Family friendly

  • Full-sized fridge
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Washer/dryer

Guest services

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


  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets


  • Shower

Food and drink

  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Fridge
  • Shared kitchen access
  • Hob


  • Washer and dryer

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Check-in from 2 PM - 10 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - midnight
If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM 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 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


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Cash deposit: NZD 10.0 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

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
This property accepts credit cards
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
WiFi is limited to 1 GB per person, per stay. A surcharge applies for additional usage.

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

Wild Zebra Backpackers Hostel Wellington
Wild Zebra Backpackers Hostel
Wild Zebra Backpackers Wellington
Wellywood Backpackers Hotel Wellington
Wild Zebra Backpackers Wellington
Wild Zebra Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

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Overall score and ratings

Rating 5 - Excellent. 3 out of 28 reviews
5 - Excellent 11%
Rating 4 - Good. 4 out of 28 reviews
4 - Good 14%
Rating 3 - Okay. 9 out of 28 reviews
3 - Okay 32%
Rating 2 - Poor. 7 out of 28 reviews
2 - Poor 25%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 5 out of 28 reviews
1 - Terrible 18%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Business traveller
Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Tired, old property. I had a queen room with en-suite. Noisy hallways.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

2/5 Poor

Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

3/5 Okay

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Some damage to toilet area 5th floor and showers were average quality
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2019

2/5 Poor

Liked: Cleanliness
Disliked: Staff & service
The team at Wild Zebra Backpackers did not know what Wotif was and where confused by my booking and payment. Other than that, the room I had was clean and it was a great location.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2019

4/5 Good

Liked: Staff & service, room comfort
Expensive backpackers
Quite expensive for just a backpackers. Got a private room, but shared showers. Close walking distance to concert venue and situated right in town, so I guess paying for location.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2019