Cambridge Hotel - Wellington

28 Cambridge Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand, 6011  show map
 3 stars
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Cambridge Hotel - Wellington

Paid Wi-Fi

NZD 8 per day


Off-site parking

Kitchen facilities


Electric kettle

Shared kitchen

Air conditioning

Self-service laundry

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Snack bar

Coffee shop


Flat-screen TV



Comprising a safety deposit box, a cash machine and a business center, Cambridge Hotel offers individual services as well. A standard interior distinguishes Cambridge Hotel from other hostels.

This hostel is situated 350 meters away from Oriental Bay, St James Theatre and Te Papa. The hostel is 5 minutes’ walk from Majestic Cuisine offering dishes of Chinese cuisine.

Wellington International airport is 5 minutes' drive from the hostel.


Guestrooms like 8-bed Dorm, Twin Room, Standard Single Room and Family Room are provided with TV with satellite channels, a mini bar, cable TV with on-demand movies, a separate toilet and pay television. The beds in the comfortable rooms feature electric blankets, foam pillows and bedding. This property has private bathrooms offered for guests' use. Hairdryers and bathrobes are also available.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the bar each morning. The large beer bar features Wi-Fi and an open fireplace. Guests will find a communal kitchen provided with an electric kettle, a dishwasher, a microwave, an electric hob and a fridge on site.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 


The facilities at Cambridge Hotel include an elevator and a designated smoking place.


Wireless internet is available in the entire hostel at NZD 8 per day.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

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  • No smoking on site
  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • Off-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machines


  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Half board
  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities

Leisure facilities

  • BBQ facilities
  • Leisure/ TV room

Room facilities

  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds


  • Shared bathroom
  • Washing machine
  • Room toiletries


  • Shared kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle


  • Electric blankets


  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor



Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 10 am FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 2 years
Existing bedding FREE
All children
3 - 6 years
Existing bedding FREE
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.


Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hostel

hostel Cambridge Hotel - Wellington Wellington location
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Hostel Address:

28 Cambridge Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand, 6011

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City Center
  • Wellington
    900 m
Train Stations
  • Wellington Railway Station
    1.8 km
  • Train Stations
    100 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
  • Strawberry Fare Restaurant
    40 m
  • Sweet Mother's Kitchen
    120 m
  • Oriental Bay
    530 m
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:

Rooms and availability

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Double Room
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    2 persons

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    1 Double bed

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Private Triple Room
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    3 persons

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    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Private Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Cable Car1.3 km

Popular areas

  • Cuba Street600 m
  • City Center800 m

Places of interest

  • Department of Conservation800 m
  • Wellington Central Library Branch900 m
  • Wellington City Council1.1 km
  • Accident Compensation Corporation1.1 km
  • Wellington Institute of Technology1.1 km
  • Medical Research Institute of New Zealand1.1 km
  • Massey University Wellington Campus1.1 km
  • New Zealand Defence Force – Trentham Camp1.1 km
  • Otago University Wellington Campus1.1 km
  • Department of Internal Affairs1.1 km
  • University of Canterbury1.1 km
  • Wellington Magistrates’ Court1.1 km
  • Department of Child, Youth and Family1.1 km
  • University of Canterbury1.1 km
  • TSB Bank Arena1.2 km
  • New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs1.3 km

Convention centers

  • Queen's Wharf Event Centre1.2 km

Monuments and Landmarks

  • National War Memorial500 m


  • Basin Reserve Cricket Ground600 m
  • TSB Bank Arena Wellington1.1 km


  • Te Papa400 m
  • Museum of Wellington City and Sea1.1 km
  • Colonial Cottage Museum1.1 km


  • Frank Knitts Park900 m
  • Civic Square900 m
  • Kelburn Park1.3 km


  • Clyde Quay Marina600 m

Local attractions

  • Carter Observatory1.7 km
    40 Salamanca Road, Wellington
  • St Andrew's on the Terrace1.8 km
    30 The Terrace, Wellington
  • Tonga Island Marine Reserve2.0 km
    Abel Tasman National ParkNew Zealand
  • Old Government Buildings1.8 km
    Cnr Lambton Quay & Whitmore St, Wellington
  • Reserve Bank Museum1.9 km
    2 The Terrace, Wellington

Near the hostel

  • Museum of New Zealand 410 m
    55 Cable St, Wellington
  • New Zealand Cricket Museum550 m
    Museum Stand, Wellington
  • City Gallery Wellington800 m
    101 Wakefield St, Wellington
  • Frank Kitts Park910 m
    Jervois Quay, Wellington
  • Oriental Bay530 m
    Oriental Parade, Wellington
  • Cuba Street District700 m
    Access from Wakefield Street and, Wellington
  • St. Peter's Anglican Church890 m
    211 Willis street, Wellington

Restaurants nearby

  • Strawberry Fare Restaurant40 m

    Address: 25 Kent Terrace
    Phone: 385-2551

    61% likes this, based on 56 reviews

  • Chow Tory Street220 m

    Address: 45 Tory Street
    Phone: 04 382 8585

    71% likes this, based on 272 reviews
    Cuisine: Asian

  • The Tasting Room140 m

    Address: 2 Courtenay Place
    Phone: 04 384 1159

    68% likes this, based on 116 reviews

  • Sweet Mother's Kitchen120 m

    Address: 5 Courtenay Place
    Phone: 04 385 4444

    70% likes this, based on 149 reviews

  • Peking House90 m

    Address: 15 Kent Terrace

    63% likes this, based on 6 reviews
    Cuisine: Chinese

Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
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Cambridge Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Cambridge Hotel

Average guest rating

7.4out of 10
Very good
Based on 209 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Single

    Was a good location, handy to entertainment and shopping and sports. Good kitchen and meal initiatives. Good place to watch the test with friends.

    Parking was a problem for an out of towner.

  • Couple

    The Staff Were Really Friendly :) Only Problem With Our Room Was The Window Kept Banging About From The Wind So We Stuck SOme Pamphlets In The Window. But Thats To Be Expected With The Wind In Wellington. The Room Was Really Really Clean And The Bed Was Quite Comfy. Thankyou :)

    The Banging Window..

  • Single

    The bed was comfortable and the bathroom very nicely done up.

    I did not realise that the hotel had a pub on the bottom story - the very loud music was not much fun at 4am!

  • Single

    The Cambridge Hotel is in the centre of Wellington. Just around the corner of Courtney place, which is well known for its restaurants and bars. The airport bus is close to the hotel. It is easy to walk to Te Papa, Oriental Bay, Cuba street and all the shopping you possibly wish to do. The hotel has a good priced breakfast and the paper to read in the morning. The service is excellent and I would go back.

    If I had to say anything it would be the loud music on Saturday night. The band played well in the night. This is to be expected, I guess, because you are in the middle of the City. This was the only night it happened. I stayed Thursday till Monday.

  • Group of friends

    great location good service could come and go as we pleased and easy to get nice breakfast in the morning. Staff were very friendly and helpful

    Great service

  • Older travelers

    The location is great and central to everything. Loved the friendliness of all staff and how helpful they were. Room was comfortable clean and tidy.

    Was a little disappointed in a couple of things.Firstly I went to have a shower and the soap from the previous customers was in the soap holder which I thought was a bit gross.Second one of the windows didn't lock which didn't make us feel that secure with our belongings as it opened on to a fire escape and third the main light to the room was very dull and the connection had come away from the ceiling which I would register as a hazard. On saying this I would happily come back these things are minor and can be fixed

  • Single

    The room wasn't properly cleaned--there was a dirty wine bottle in the room when I got there. Also, the towel rack was broken and had fallen on the floor. The bed was too soft. The window could have better insulation as the street noise was readily heard

  • Older travelers

    The accomodation was perfect and at a very affordable price! The staff were friendly and helpful. I would love to stay there again!

  • Single

    They didn't have free WiFi. I could get it outside on the street with no trouble.

  • Single

    First that reception was staffed at all hours. Next that the reception was prompt and courteous. Third that I was given an upgrade of my room (N/A when I had booked) at no extra cost which was a nice surprise. Next is the cnetral handy location in the city. And I had two big towels just for me (I did nt use them both) with soap and shampoos plus shgower cap. The day before I had just listened to a friend who had been to expensive hotels and said you don't even get these at some of those hotels. The bathroomn was clean and tiled with modern tiles. At $61 this was great value. My son-in-law who comes to Wellington more often said they may well stay there in the future.

    Only the rubbish collection at around 5 am in the rear yard. It is just a city thing.

  • Single

    The company, the convenience, the price

    A bit noisy, but not a problem

  • Single

    Very close to the city center

    Not just Cambridge, but all hotels in nz that check in time is too late!

  • Group of friends

    Close to downtown area and reasonable rates.

    TV didn't work properly.

  • Single

    Easy access 24 hours. Very good breakfast prices!

    It needs some general maintenance and a better approach to room cleaning.

  • Single

    Room could have been much cleaner, There is a cooking smell in the halls and my room and told clerk I thought smoke was coming into room and he said, Oh, I will have the cleaning crew check on it when they do the rounds.

How to reach hostel

hostel Cambridge Hotel - Wellington Wellington location
Show big map »

Hostel Address:

28 Cambridge Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand, 6011

Get directions
City Center
  • Wellington
    900 m
Train Stations
  • Wellington Railway Station
    1.8 km
  • Train Stations
    100 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
  • Strawberry Fare Restaurant
    40 m
  • Sweet Mother's Kitchen
    120 m
  • Oriental Bay
    530 m
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms: