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QT Wellington
5 out of 5
90 Cable Street, Wellington
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The price is £81 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (987 reviews)

"Great hotel. Friendly staff. Spacious room with spacious bathroom. Will be going back next time I head to Wellington."…"

Reviewed on 28 Jul 2020

QT Wellington
YHA Wellington City - Hostel
5 out of 5
292 Wakefield St, Wellington
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The price is £46 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (293 reviews)

"Excellent location close to bus stop and supermarket."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

YHA Wellington City - Hostel
Gilmer Apartment Hotel
3.5 out of 5
10 Gilmer Terrace, Wellington
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The price is £79 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (967 reviews)

"Was really good full privacy . And the staff was helpfull in teling the way around the hotel and path to shops ."…"

Reviewed on 31 May 2020

Gilmer Apartment Hotel
Moana Lodge - Hostel
2 out of 5
49 Moana Road, Plimmerton, Wellington
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4.2/5Excellent! (92 reviews)

"nice lodge excellent location for he summer break and during the cold season.. one thing tho need one more bathroom facility..than the two thy had..otherwise i had awesome stay.."…"

Reviewed on 2 Jan 2019

Moana Lodge - Hostel
ibis Wellington
3.5 out of 5
153 Featherston St, Wellington
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The price is £48 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (968 reviews)

"This is a convenient hotel to stay in if using the ferry service just a short walk to Bluebridge or Railway station to get bus service to Interislander ferry. Great location to Lampton Quay with buses shopping and cafes all available. Easy check in clean and comfortable rooms"…"

Reviewed on 31 Jul 2020

ibis Wellington
Trek Global Backpackers
2 out of 5
9 O’Reily Avenue, Wellington
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The price is £42 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (138 reviews)

"Great place with good amenities. Stayed in the dorms and can’t complain about anything at all. Would stay again."…"

Reviewed on 22 Jan 2020

Trek Global Backpackers
The Cambridge Hotel
2 out of 5
28 Cambridge Terrace, Wellington
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The price is £36 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (707 reviews)

"The lift was disappointing. Great experience overall."…"

Reviewed on 1 Jun 2020

The Cambridge Hotel
Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers (formerly Downtown Backpackers)
2 out of 5
1 Bunny Street Wellington Cbd, Wellington
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The price is £29 per night
3.8/5Good! (684 reviews)

"Very nice location near Beehive and Wellie waterfront Staff are nice....Rooms quite decent accommodations wrt bedding, lighting and showers."…"

Reviewed on 17 Jul 2020

Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers (formerly Downtown Backpackers)
C Hotel
3.5 out of 5
223 Cuba Street, Wellington, Wellington
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3.8/5Good! (996 reviews)

"The strength of this hotel is its location. If you want to be near the centre of town in Wellington it is excellently placed. The hotel itself is basic but clean and comfortable. Service was good but not great."…"

Reviewed on 6 Mar 2020

C Hotel
The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges
3.5 out of 5
24 Hawkestone St, Thorndon, Wellington
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The price is £48 per night
3.8/5Good! (985 reviews)

"Good location. Nice staff. Parking onsite. Small basic room & bathroom."…"

Reviewed on 28 Jul 2020

The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges
Quest Atrium Serviced Apartments
3.5 out of 5
154 The Terrace, Wellington
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The price is £89 per night
3.8/5Good! (1,240 reviews)
Amongst it all

"This was in a great location ! Walking distance to everything, shopping and eateries were great"…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

Quest Atrium Serviced Apartments
Mercure Wellington Abel Tasman
3.5 out of 5
169 Willis St, Wellington
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The price is £43 per night
3.7/5Good! (982 reviews)

"Clean safe and comfortable. Worth the price we paid. Restaurant had decent prices, and easy walking distance to shopping and eateries."…"

Reviewed on 17 Jul 2020

Mercure Wellington Abel Tasman
Richmond Guest House Bed & Breakfast
2.5 out of 5
116 Brougham St, Wellington
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The price is £49 per night
3.7/5Good! (993 reviews)

"Very cheap for your own room which is awesome. The man who runs the place is very friendly and would highly recommend this place if youre coming to wellington."…"

Reviewed on 1 Aug 2020

Richmond Guest House Bed & Breakfast
The Setup on Manners
3.5 out of 5
57, Manners Street, Te Aro, Wellington
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3.7/5Good! (866 reviews)

"VERY COMPACT PRACTICAL. ROOM lean and very tidy staff helpfjl4"…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

The Setup on Manners
Trinity Hotel Wellington
3.5 out of 5
166 Willis Street, Wellington
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The price is £52 per night
3.6/5Good! (991 reviews)

"Cosy, moderate room with good basic amenities. Recieved free upgrade to bigger room. Friendly front desk staff."…"

Reviewed on 20 Jul 2020

Trinity Hotel Wellington
Willis Wellington Hotel
3.5 out of 5
355 Willis St, Wellington
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The price is £53 per night
3.5/5Good! (988 reviews)

"Friendly staff. Clean. Convenience to CBD and Cuba St."…"

Reviewed on 20 Jul 2020

Willis Wellington Hotel
The Setup on Dixon - Hostel
3.5 out of 5
Level 3/15, Dixon Street, Te Aro, Wellington
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3.5/5Good! (519 reviews)

"They should provide a soap for people, but overall good"…"

Reviewed on 4 Jun 2020

The Setup on Dixon - Hostel
Lodge in the City - Hostel
2.5 out of 5
152 Taranaki Street, Wellington
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The price is £30 per night
2.7/5 (468 reviews)

"t was when the coronavirus pandemic was ramping up so I don't think this stay was necessarily representative. The building is in terrible condition but I have stayed here before and I would again."…"

Reviewed on 27 Mar 2020

Lodge in the City - Hostel
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Frequently asked questions

What is Wellington like for travellers on a budget?
Wellington offers cheap accommodation options and a range of things to see and do, making it a great getaway spot for budget travellers. In addition to its well-known attractions such as Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand) and Interislander Ferry Terminal, this destination is home to Botanic Gardens and Zealandia, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Wellington?
Based on reviews, The Setup on Manners is a popular 3.5-star aparthotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and laundry facilities. Other choices for your budget-friendly stay include Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers (formerly Downtown Backpackers) and Trinity Hotel Wellington.
What's the seasonal weather in Wellington?
The hottest months are usually January and February, with an average temperature of 16°C, while the coldest months are July and August, with an average of 10°C. Average annual rainfall for Wellington is 991 mm.
What is there to see and do in Wellington?
Wellington attracts visitors with its fantastic dining options and beautiful gardens, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions on your list, such as Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand) and Interislander Ferry Terminal, and then make time for other wallet-friendly activities. Take in the local culture at Michael Fowler Centre and Museum of Wellington City and Sea, or enjoy the area’s natural beauty at Botanic Gardens.
What's the best way to get around Wellington?
The most convenient airport is 3.5 mi (5.6 km) away from the centre in Wellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.). If that doesn’t suit your budget, you can book a flight to Paraparaumu (PPQ), located 28.9 mi (46.5 km) away. Cross the water on a ferry from the local port.

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What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Wellington?

Based on reviews, C Hotel is a popular 3.5-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and an indoor pool. Other choices for your budget-friendly stay include Trek Global Backpackers and Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers (formerly Downtown Backpackers).

What's it like staying in Wellington?

Travellers to Wellington give high marks for the fascinating museums, beautiful gardens, and shopping. Tourists who journey to this welcoming city can discover its waterfront, restaurants, and cafés. Top sights in the city include Civic Square, Wellington Cable Car (Lambton Quay Station), and Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand). In Wellington, there are 154 hotels and other accommodation to choose from.

Where is the best place for a stay in Wellington?

Pacific View Bed and Breakfast is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 3.5-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Traveller reviews also recommend Sofitel Wellington and DoubleTree by Hilton Wellington as top choices for your trip.

Petone is a walkable neighbourhood that travellers like for its seaside and cafés. Other favourite neighbourhoods in Wellington include Te Aro and Lyall Bay.

Where is the best hotel for a stay in Petone?

There are 11 hotels and other accommodation in this neighbourhood to select from for your stay. Based on Expedia customer reviews, B-K's Esplanade Motor Lodge is the highest ranked property in Petone. This 4-star property offers free WiFi and free parking. Other favourite options in the area include Foreshore Motor Lodge and Settlers Motor Lodge.

What should I do while I'm visiting Wellington?

Well-known for its museums, the city's cultural venues include Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand), Museum of Wellington City and Sea, and City Gallery Wellington. Attractions like Wellington Cable Car (Lambton Quay Station), Wellington Zoo, and The Weta Cave are fun for kids of all ages. The city is notable for landmarks like Civic Square, Carter Observatory, and Old Government Buildings.

Where is the best hotel to stay near Interislander Ferry Terminal?

The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveller data, and this 3.5-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. It's located just a short 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Interislander Ferry Terminal. Another good choice is The Dwellington - Hostel, located just 0.7 mi (1.2 km) away.