Wellington Average Hostel Costs: Dorm and Private Room Prices

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What is the average price of a hostel in Wellington? Our detailed analysis of the prices of both dorms and private rooms in amazing hostels in Wellington can help you understand how much you might need to spend for your next epic trip. Great for food, nightlife, beaches, and family-friendly activities, Wellington is a terrific destination. Whether you're on a tight budget or traveling by yourself, with a group of friends, or with your family, we've found the best hostels for every type of trip. Here you'll see how we have tabulated the costs of hostels in Wellington by dorm beds, private rooms, price range, amenities, and guest ratings. Read on to find out where you'll find best hostels in Wellington and what they have to offer.


The Top 3 Hostels in Wellington:

  • Dorms from $27, Rated 97%

  • Dorms from $31, Rated 95%

  • Dorms from $23, Rated 90%

How much do hostels cost in Wellington?

Dorm Beds Average Price in Hostel
$21
Private Rooms Average Price in Hostel/Guesthouse
$26

Visitors will find a large range of terrific hostel choices when planning a visit to Wellington. The price of a dorm bed or private room in a hostel can vary according to location, type, and amenities. The average price for a dorm bed in a hostel in Wellington (based on data from 8 hostels with dorms) is an affordable $21. Also, the average price for a private room in a hostel or guesthouse in Wellington is $26 (based on data from 8 hostels and guethouses).

The average price of a dorm bed in a hostel for 3 days in Wellington is $63.

The average hostel cost of a dorm bed for one week in Wellington is a very reasonable $146, and the average hostel cost of a dorm bed for two weeks in Wellington is $293 (not including taxes and fees).


  • Dorm: 3 Days
    $63
  • Dorm: One Week
    $146
  • Dorm: Two Weeks
    $293
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How much should I pay to stay in a dorm bed at a hostel in Wellington?

You'll find the range of prices for dorm beds in hostels in Wellington (per night) displayed below. This chart shows the overall range of hostel dorm bed prices before taxes and fees. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a reservation for a dorm bed, this graph breaks down the costs by price range to give you an idea of what to expect regarding prices in the area.

Hostel Price Number of Hostels
$13-17 3
$17-22 1
$22-26 2
$26-30 2


(All listed prices are in US Dollars before taxes, and come from a base price that is reported by HostelWorld. Peak season prices can vary significantly, particularly in destinations where seasonal travel fluctuates dramatically.)

How much should I pay to stay in a private room at a hostel in Wellington?

You'll find the range of prices for private rooms in hostels, guesthouses, and other budget hotels in Wellington (per night) displayed below. This chart shows the overall range of hostel private room prices before taxes and fees. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a reservation for a budget-friendly private room, this graph breaks down the costs by price range to give you an idea of what to expect regarding prices in the area.

Hostel Price Number of Hostels
$3-13 1
$13-22 1
$22-32 4
$32-41 2



Prices for the Best Hostels with Dorms in Wellington (Wellington's Top Rated Hostels by Guests)

Looking for the top hostel in Wellington? Below are the best hostels in Wellington with dorm beds according to guest reviews. When looking at the prices of the top 3 hostels (the top 25% based on guest ratings), the average price is surprisingly affordable at $27. Now you can find an amazing hostel in Wellington with your desired amenities in the best neighborhood for your next trip to this fantastic destination.

What are the best hostels with dorm beds in Wellington?

13-15 Marion Street, Te Aro
Overall Rating 97%
8 Halswell Street
Overall Rating 95%
291 the terrace, Te Aro,Wellington
Overall Rating 90%

Prices for the Best Hostels with Private Rooms in Wellington

If you're searching for the best hostel with a private room in Wellington, below are the best hostels and guesthouses in Wellington with private rooms according to ratings and reviews by previous guests. When we look only at the top 3 hostels with private rooms (the top 25%), the average price is just $30 for a private room. So, you can combine the great vibe of a hostel or guesthouse with the privacy of your own room for your next trip.

What are the best hostels with private rooms in Wellington?

13-15 Marion Street, Te Aro
Overall Rating 97%
8 Halswell Street
Overall Rating 95%
291 the terrace, Te Aro,Wellington
Overall Rating 90%

What are the best hostels under $20 in Wellington?

Need to save some cash? Here are the highest rated hostels under $20.

292 Wakefield Street
Overall Rating 87%
9 O'Reily Ave
Overall Rating 82%
118 Wakefield Street
Overall Rating 71%
1 Bunny St
Overall Rating 65%

Hostels in Wellington with a Restaurant

If you need a quick and convenient meal, having a restaurant or cafe located right in the hostel is always nice. These hostels and guesthouses offer a place to eat.

28 Cambridge Terrace
Overall Rating 85%
118 Wakefield Street
Overall Rating 71%
1 Bunny St
Overall Rating 65%

Hostels in Wellington with a Bar or Nightclub

Looking for a hostel with some nightlife? The hostels below have bars or nightclubs so you can meet up with other travelers and have a great time through the evening. The average price for a hostel with a bar or nightclub in Wellington is just $21. So, kick back and have a great time at one of these terrific options.

28 Cambridge Terrace
Overall Rating 85%
118 Wakefield Street
Overall Rating 71%
1 Bunny St
Overall Rating 65%

Hostels in Wellington with a Kitchen

One of the biggest benefits to staying in a hostel is the ability to cook your own meals. This way you can save money, eat healthy, and travel longer on a cheaper budget. These hostels offer kitchens so you can cook. Also, the average price of a hostel with a kitchen in Wellington is $21.

13-15 Marion Street, Te Aro
Overall Rating 97%
291 the terrace, Te Aro,Wellington
Overall Rating 90%
292 Wakefield Street
Overall Rating 87%
28 Cambridge Terrace
Overall Rating 85%

Hostels in Wellington with Laundry

If you're traveling for a longer period of time, then eventually you'll want to do some laundry. These hostels offer laundry machines, so plan ahead for your next trip.

13-15 Marion Street, Te Aro
Overall Rating 97%
291 the terrace, Te Aro,Wellington
Overall Rating 90%
292 Wakefield Street
Overall Rating 87%
28 Cambridge Terrace
Overall Rating 85%

What's Nearby

For more hostel prices in nearby destinations, see also Christchurch Hostel Prices, Nelson Hostel Prices, Taupo Hostel Prices, Kaikoura Hostel Prices, and New Zealand Hostel Prices.

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