The Dwellington - Hostel

The Dwellington - Hostel

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

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The Dwellington - Hostel
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About The Dwellington - Hostel

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi, Breakfast, and Parking 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 - Hostel

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Shuttle service (free)
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Airport shuttle
  • Internet
  • Laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Hairdryer


  • 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

Parking and transportation

  • Shuttle service (free)
  • Airport shuttle
  • Free parking

Things to do

  • Hiking
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Cooking classes


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service


  • 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


  • Fax/photocopying

Family friendly

  • Complimentary breakfast

Reviews of The Dwellington - Hostel

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

  • The Dwellington - Hostel 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 - Hostel.

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

  • Yes, The Dwellington - Hostel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Yes, The Dwellington - Hostel offers free parking.

  • No, The Dwellington - Hostel does not offer free airport shuttle service.

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

  • No, The Dwellington - Hostel does not have a pool on-site.

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Good to know

Value for money


Distance to city centre

1.5 km

Location rating


Nearest airport


Distance to airport

6.5 km