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4.0 out of 5

"We've stayed here before and The Cambridge is always perfectly adequate. This time, I noticed that room looked like it needed some attention. Our wind ... " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 21 Mar 2020

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Hotel Description

The Cambridge Hotel places you in the center of Wellington, steps from Embassy Theatre and within a short 5-minute stroll of Courtenay Place. Highlights at this hostel include a restaurant and a bar/lounge.

All 58 rooms feature TVs with cable channels, and you can enjoy WiFi, coffee/tea makers, and phones. Additionally, refrigerators and free toiletries are available.

This smoke-free hostel offers a 24-hour front desk, free newspapers in the lobby, and tour/ticket assistance. Additionally, you'll find WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café, and laundry facilities. English breakfast is available daily between 7:30 AM and 1:00 PM.

Sights within a 10-minute walk of this Te Aro hostel include St James Theatre and Waitangi Park.

Double Room, Shared Bathroom

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$58* Per night/room 21 Aug. - 22 Aug.

Triple Room, Ensuite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Quadruple Room, Ensuite

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.SofaBed.Singular Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Double Room, Ensuite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Single Room, Ensuite

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Single Room, Shared Bathroom (1 Single Bed only)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

The Cambridge Hotel ratings based on 283 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
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Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Cambridge Hotel

Everyone (192) Couples (41) Students (4) Family (39)
4 out of 5

Posted by on 9 Jul. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

14 Jul. 2020 by Reception

Thank you for your review. We home to see you again soon, Nga Mihi, Cambridge Hotel

1 out of 5
We booked a king room with onsuit,before arrival,I confirmed by contacting the hotel,on arrival the young lady,questioned our booking and finally gave us the room.The room was tiny,terrible paint job,the fittings did not match or have fashion at all,it felt like we were thrown into trash room,to top it off,it was near the emergency exit,which was used the whole night which was a terrible noise,almost no sleep,the lady tha that took over from the one that booked us in realised they had messed up,but couldn't to much to fix the problem(atleist she tried)

Posted by on 2 Jun. 2020

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4 out of 5
We've stayed here before and The Cambridge is always perfectly adequate. This time, I noticed that room looked like it needed some attention. Our window rattled and the fan in the bathroom needed to be cleaned. However, it was fine for a couple of nights. The staff were excellent as always.

Posted by on 21 Mar. 2020

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4 out of 5
Well located. Helpful and friendly staff. Rooms had fresh air. Windows that opened. WiFi connection wasn’t always possible.

Posted by on 29 Feb. 2020

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3 out of 5
I think it is a bit tired needs a spruss up . Great location

Posted by on 27 Feb. 2020

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3 out of 5
Rooms quite noisy (Cambridge Terrace), and had to have window open for some air. The windows are old sash type and rattled like crazy all night - not conducive to a restful night

Posted by on 31 Jan. 2020

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5 out of 5
The propert was clean and tidy the staff were welcoming when I artived at a very late hour. The best psrt was the yummy breakfast and great hot coffre.

Posted by on 12 Jan. 2020

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4 out of 5
Had everything we needed, with linen, towels and toiletries provided, at a very reasonable price. Plumbing could do with an upgrade though, as the water temperature kept changing when having a shower. Other than that everything was good, clean and comfortable and the staff were very helpful.

Posted by on 11 Jan. 2020

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 10 Jan. 2020

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3 out of 5
I dont like the showers , although they are very clean. Nowhere to put toiletries.

Posted by on 22 Dec. 2019

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Property Features

Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is available in public spaces for a fee. The Cambridge Hotel also features tour/ticket assistance, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and laundry facilities. This Wellington hostel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 58 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Built in 1883
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Wellington Intl. Airport (WLG) (7.8 km / 4.9 mi)
  • Train station: Wellington Station (2.2 km / 1.3 mi)

Room Amenities

The Cambridge Hotel offers 58 accommodations with complimentary toiletries. Cable television is provided. This Wellington hostel provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers.

  • Television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy English breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 1:00 PM.

The Cambridge Hotel has a restaurant on site.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

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.

Guests arriving after midnight must make advance arrangements by contacting the property 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.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for NZD 0.00 per stay.

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at The Cambridge Hotel

Policies

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.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. 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.

  • Staffed front desk
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Debit cards

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 4.50 and NZD 35.0 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD 10 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: NZD 10 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Late check-out fee: NZD 40.00 (subject to availability)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 0.00 per stay
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.8 percent

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • 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

You should know

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.

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.

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