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Best Wellington hostels

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The Dwellington - Hostel - Wellington
The Dwellington - Hostel
9.2 Wonderful
ThorndonC$ 130+
C$ 130+
Free Wi-Fi
The Setup On Dixon - Hostel - Wellington
C$ 45+
Boulcott Hall
Wellington CentralC$ 30+
C$ 30+
Free Wi-Fi

Wellington hostels near the city centre

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How much is a Wellington hostel?

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Average price (weeknight)

C$ 71

Average price (weekend night)

C$ 58
Cheapest month to stay with an average 35% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 71% rise in price.
Average Sun. - Thu. price over the last 2 weeks.
Average Fri. & Sat. price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a hostel in Wellington

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Top tips for finding Wellington hostel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Wellington, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Wellington in January and April.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Wellington if you stay on a Tuesday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Monday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book at least 31 days before your stay to get the best price for a Wellington hostel.
  • Don’t know how much time you need to see all the sights? KAYAK users usually book their hostel in Wellington for 2 days.

FAQs when booking a hostel in Wellington

  • What are the best hostels near New Zealand Parliament Buildings?

    New Zealand Parliament Buildings is a popular area in Wellington and there are many hostels closeby. Check out The Dwellington - Hostel or Nomads Capital Backpackers Wellington for hostels recommended by KAYAK that are within walking distance of New Zealand Parliament Buildings.

  • How much does a hostel cost in Wellington?

    Hostel prices in Wellington can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a hostel in Wellington is C$ 40 but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as C$ 14 in the last 3 days.

  • Is it cheaper to stay in a hostel than in a hotel in Wellington?

    The average price for a night in a hostel in Wellington is C$ 40 compared to C$ 119 for a night in a hotel.

Where to find the best hostels in Wellington?

Our map will help you find the perfect hostel in Wellington by showing you the exact location of each hostel.