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Free WiFi, bed sheets
Free WiFi, bed sheets
Free WiFi, bed sheets
Free WiFi, bed sheets

The Cambridge Hotel

2 out of 5

3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Bar
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C

Explore the area

    Popular LocationEmbassy Theatre2 min walk
    Popular LocationTe Papa (Museum of New Zealand)9 min walk
    Popular LocationCuba Street Mall10 min walk
    AirportWellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.)11 min drive

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Single Room, Ensuite

4.3/5 guest room rating
  • 86 sq ft
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Double Bed

Single Room, Shared Bathroom (1 Single Bed only)

4.2/5 guest room rating
  • 75 sq ft
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Twin Bed

Triple Room, Ensuite

4.2/5 guest room rating
  • 183 sq ft
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed and 1 Twin Bed OR 3 Twin Beds

Quadruple Room, Ensuite

5/5 guest room rating
  • 215 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Double Sofa Bed and 1 Twin Bunk Bed

Double Room, Shared Bathroom

4.4/5 guest room rating
  • 129 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Single Bed in a 4 Bed Dorm

4.2/5 guest room rating
  • 139 sq ft
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Twin Bunk Bed

Standard Room, 2 Twin Beds, Shared Bathroom

5/5 guest room rating
  • 129 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Twin Beds

Single Bed in a 6 Bed Dorm

  • 161 sq ft
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Twin Bunk Bed

Double Room, Ensuite

4.5/5 guest room rating
  • 129 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Single Bed in a 8 Bed Dorm

5/5 guest room rating
  • 183 sq ft
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Twin Bunk Bed

About this area

Wellington

Located in Wellington, The Cambridge Hotel is in the city center and near the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Waitangi Park, while Embassy Theatre and St James Theatre are cultural highlights. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at TSB Bank Arena or Westpac Stadium.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Embassy Theatre - 2 min walk
  • Downstage Theatre - 2 min walk
  • Elliott House - 3 min walk
  • Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand) - 9 min walk
  • Cuba Street Mall - 10 min walk

Getting around

  • Wellington Kaiwharawhara Station - 6 min drive
  • Wellington Intl. Airport (WLG) - 11 min drive

Restaurants

  • Ortega Fish Shack — 3 min walk
  • The Ambeli — 3 min walk
  • Five Boroughs — 3 min walk
  • Fratelli — 3 min walk
  • Hawthorn Lounge — 3 min walk

About this property

The Cambridge Hotel

Wellington hostel in Te Aro, walk to Courtenay Place
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hostel has a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, laundry facilities and tour/ticket assistance are onsite. All 58 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and TVs with cable channels. Phones and free toiletries are also available to guests.
The Cambridge Hotel offers 58 accommodations with complimentary toiletries. Cable television is provided. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • No onsite parking available

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee 8:00 AM–1:00 PM on weekdays and 10:00 AM–1:00 PM on weekends: NZD 6.00-20.00 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 bar

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator

Conveniences

  • Elevator

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Meeting rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Assistive listening devices in meeting rooms

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Phone

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - 12:30 AM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out fee: NZD 40.00

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 12:30 AM
If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 6.00 and NZD 20.00 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD 10 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Late check-out fee: NZD 40.00
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.8 percent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No onsite parking is available
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Please note that guests may experience noise from the bar and hotel building on Saturday nights/early Sunday mornings from 9 PM to 3 AM.

We should mention

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

Property is also known as

Backpacker Cambridge
Cambridge Backpacker
Cambridge Backpacker Wellington
Cambridge Hotel Backpacker
Cambridge Hotel Backpacker Wellington
Cambridge Hotel Wellington
Cambridge Hotel
Cambridge Wellington
The Cambridge Hotel Wellington
The Cambridge Hotel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
The Cambridge Hotel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Wellington

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Cambridge Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Cambridge Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Cambridge Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at The Cambridge Hotel?
As of Apr 10, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Cambridge Hotel on Apr 26, 2021 start from CA $50, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is The Cambridge Hotel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at The Cambridge Hotel?
The Cambridge Hotel doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at The Cambridge Hotel?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM - 12:30 AM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at The Cambridge Hotel?
Check-out is at 10 AM. Late check-out is available for NZD 40.00.
Where is The Cambridge Hotel located?
Located in Te Aro, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Embassy Theatre and Courtenay Place. St James Theatre and Waitangi Park are also within 10 minutes. Wellington Station is 26 minutes by foot.

Overall score and ratings

3.9

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 204 out of 725 reviews
5 - Excellent 28%
Rating 4 - Good. 330 out of 725 reviews
4 - Good 46%
Rating 3 - Okay. 133 out of 725 reviews
3 - Okay 18%
Rating 2 - Poor. 35 out of 725 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 23 out of 725 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%

3.9/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

Staff & service

3.7/5

Amenities

3.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We havent booked in a shared bathroom facility before but it wasnt too bad. The staff were excellent and reception. If you are after flash then this isn't the place for you but it is really well located and the place was great.
Stayed 4 nights in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great location as very vintage looking hotel. Bad smell along hallway, otherwise all good.
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2021

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Liked: Staff & service
This is an older building and very much a work in progress. This isn't our first stay at the property, hopefully we will see some improvements when we stay next. After we left, we reached out the the management explaining how the discomfort that we have experienced from the numerous issues during our recent stay did not not justify the price we paid. We hope the issues of cleanliness, and other inadequate amenities that we raised will be rectified.We advise the potential guests to avoid the rooms facing the Kent Tce. we also suggest you compare the photos of the rooms on the website with the actual room you will be staying in. In our case they were misleading.
Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Staff & service
Ideal for quick stopover in the capital and well situated. Stayed several times and value for money
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
For the price our room for one night was great. Friendly and helpful staff. Great location.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

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