The Dwellington

The Dwellington

8 Halswell Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4550 9373Official website

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About The Dwellington

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Breakfast for free
Located in Thorndon, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Katherine Mansfield Birthplace, Old St Paul's and Parliament House. Wellington Cable Car (Lambton Quay Station) and Westpac Stadium are also within 1 mi (2 km). Wellington Station is 10 minutes by foot and Wellington Kaiwharawhara Station is 26 minutes.

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Amenities at The Dwellington

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Shuttle service (free)
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Hairdryer
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Smoke alarms


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Dustbins

Health and safety

  • First-aid kit
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Window
  • Family rooms
  • Lockers
  • Carpeted
  • City view
  • Storage available

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Designated smoking area


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill
  • Picnic area
  • Garden

Things to do

  • Hiking
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Cooking classes

Parking and transportation

  • Shuttle service (free)
  • Parking


  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed


  • Shared kitchen
  • Breakfast included

Services and conveniences

  • Ticket service
  • Key card access


  • Outdoor tennis
  • Squash

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area


  • Laundry facilities


  • Fax/photocopying

Family friendly

  • Complimentary breakfast

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Pros:Comfortable rooms, very clean room and common area, well stocked, large common kitchen.


8 Halswell Street, Wellington 6011

What's nearby

  • Katherine Mansfield Birthplace Museum351 m
  • Archives New Zealand0.4 km
  • Beehive0.6 km
  • Ascot Street0.9 km
  • Interislander Ferry Terminal1.2 km
  • Botanic Gardens1.5 km
  • Carter Observatory1.6 km
  • City Gallery Wellington1.7 km
  • Civic Square1.7 km
  • Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa1.9 km
  • Cuba Street Mall2.1 km
  • Bucket Fountain2.1 km



Check in anytime after 14:00, check out anytime before 10:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at The Dwellington

  • The Dwellington is located at 8 Halswell Street in Thorndon, 1.5 km from the centre of Wellington. Katherine Mansfield Birthplace Museum is the closest landmark to The Dwellington.

  • Check-in time is 14:00 and check-out time is 10:00 at The Dwellington.

  • Yes, The Dwellington offers free Wi-Fi.

  • The Dwellington is 6.5 km from Wellington. The Dwellington is 44.6 km from Paraparaumu.

  • KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at The Dwellington in Wellington and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at The Dwellington and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for The Dwellington.

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Distance to city centre

1.5 km

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Distance to airport

6.5 km