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Wild Zebra Backpackers

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Standard Double Room, Ensuite | Free WiFi, bed sheets
Premium Double Room, Ensuite | Free WiFi, bed sheets
Free WiFi, bed sheets
Standard Double Room, Shared Bathroom | Free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Wild Zebra Backpackers

Wild Zebra Backpackers

2.0 star property
No-frills Wellington hostel with restaurant

28 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Laundry facilities
  • Shared kitchen
  • Restaurant
58 TORY ST., Wellington, 6011

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Te Aro
  • Interislander Ferry Terminal - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • Wellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.) - 11 min drive
  • Paraparaumu (PPQ) - 45 min drive
  • Wellington Kaiwharawhara Station - 6 min drive
  • Wellington Ngauranga Station - 9 min drive
  • Wellington Station - 23 min walk


  • Dragons Chinese Restaurant - 2 min walk
  • KC Cafe - 2 min walk
  • Dragonfly - 2 min walk
  • Pizzeria Napoli - 3 min walk
  • Joe's Garage - 3 min walk

About this property

Wild Zebra Backpackers

A great choice for a stay in Wellington, Wild Zebra Backpackers is only 4.9 mi (7.9 km) from the airport. Guests can grab a bite to eat at the restaurant and visit the fitness centre for a workout. Fellow travellers say good things about the location and overall comfort.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 55 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 10 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - midnight
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • No on-site parking

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge

What to do

  • Pool table
  • Beach nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage


  • Television in common areas
  • Fitness centre

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Electric kettle
  • Washer and dryer

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Shower only

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Full-sized fridge/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Shared kitchen access
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Cookware, dishes and utensils
  • Dishwasher


  • Limited housekeeping

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

  • Cash deposit: NZD 10.0 per stay


<p>Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit on site.</p> <p>Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.</p> <p>This property accepts credit cards.</p>
WiFi is limited to 1 GB per person, per stay. A surcharge applies for additional usage.

Also known as

Wild Zebra Backpackers Hostel Wellington
Wild Zebra Backpackers Hostel
Wild Zebra Backpackers Wellington
Wellywood Backpackers Hotel Wellington
Wild Zebra Backpackers Wellington
Wild Zebra Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Does Wild Zebra Backpackers offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Wild Zebra Backpackers does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
Are pets allowed at Wild Zebra Backpackers?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Wild Zebra Backpackers?
Sorry, there's no on-site parking at Wild Zebra Backpackers.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Wild Zebra Backpackers?
You can check in from 2 PM - 10 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
What is there to do at Wild Zebra Backpackers and nearby?
Maintain your daily exercise routine at the gym.
Are there restaurants at or near Wild Zebra Backpackers?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Majestic Cuisine (3-min walk), Tommy Millions (4-min walk) and Mr Go's (4-min walk).
What's the area around Wild Zebra Backpackers like?
Wild Zebra Backpackers is a short 1-minute walk from Wellington Central Business District and 7 minutes' walk from Cuba Street Mall. Travellers say that this hostel is in a good location.






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Property conditions & facilities


6/10 Good

Tired, old property. I had a queen room with en-suite. Noisy hallways.
Tony, 1-night business trip
Verified Lastminute guest review

4/10 Fair

1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

6/10 Good

Some damage to toilet area 5th floor and showers were average quality
2-night trip with friends
Verified Expedia guest review

4/10 Fair

The team at Wild Zebra Backpackers did not know what Wotif was and where confused by my booking and payment. Other than that, the room I had was clean and it was a great location.
2-night family trip
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

Expensive backpackers
Quite expensive for just a backpackers. Got a private room, but shared showers. Close walking distance to concert venue and situated right in town, so I guess paying for location.
Miriam, 1-night romance trip
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

2/10 Poor

Don’t do it
Gross, noisy. Paper walls, no sleep as all night chat and music, people on phones, what a dump.
David, 1-night trip with friends
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

Good location, walking distance to town. Only downside is there is no free parking.
1-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Best place for backpackers, located in the centre of the city (next to all clubs) and it's cheap as well.
Jakob, 5-night trip
Verified guest review

6/10 Good

It wasn’t very clean, we had to go back to reception for towels. The location is perfect but wouldn’t stay there again
1-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review