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The Marion Hostel - Wellington - Living room
The Marion Hostel
9.4 Wonderful
Te Aro$56+
Free Wi-Fi
Boulcott Hall
Wellington Central$37+
Free Wi-Fi

Wellington hostels near the city centre

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How much is a Wellington hostel?

Here are our most popular & best value hostels

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Cheapest month to stay with an average 38% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 52% rise in price.
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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 November.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Wellington if you stay on a Thursday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Friday.
  • 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.
  • The cheapest 3-star hostel in Wellington found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $114, while the most expensive was $192.
  • 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 TSB Arena?

    TSB Arena is a popular area in Wellington and there are many hostels closeby. Check out The Setup On Dixon - Hostel or Nomads Capital Backpackers Wellington for hostels recommended by KAYAK that are within walking distance of TSB Arena.

  • 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 $35 but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as $13 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 $35 compared to $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