Nomads Capital Backpackers Wellington places you next to Civic Square and within a 5-minute walk of other popular sights like Cuba Street Mall. This 48-room, 5-star hostel welcomes guests with conveniences like free breakfast, coffee/tea in a common area, and free newspapers in the lobby. It's in central Wellington and also a short walk from Te Papa and Courtenay Place.


Free continental breakfast is included with your stay and awaits you each morning. Explore the hostel and meet new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge, or enjoy a bite to eat at the onsite restaurant.


Guests can expect to find WiFi, wired Internet, and satellite TV. Free toiletries are also available.

Property features

Guests of Nomads Capital Backpackers Wellington enjoy WiFi in public areas, coffee in a common area, and free newspapers. Airport transportation is made easy with an airport shuttle for a fee (available on request). The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help with tours or tickets, and answer any questions about the accommodations. Additional amenities include laundry facilities, barbecue grills, and a picnic area.


  • Walking distance to Civic Square and Cuba Street Mall
  • Free continental breakfast
  • Onsite dining
  • WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas (fees apply)

Nomads Capital Backpackers Wellington

118 Wakefield St Wellington

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hostel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. High-speed wired and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge.

This eco-friendly hostel also offers tour/ticket assistance, barbecue grills, and a picnic area. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) is offered to guests.

Nomads Capital Backpackers Wellington has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 48 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Restaurant 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge 
  • Picnic area 
  • Year Built 1900 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 


Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge) , Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge) , Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge

Room Amenities

Nomads Capital Backpackers Wellington offers 48 shared accommodations with complimentary toiletries. Televisions come with satellite channels.

Bathrooms include showers. In-room wired and wireless high-speed Internet access is available for a surcharge. Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Shower only 
  • Hair dryer (on request) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Shared accommodations 
  • Private bathroom 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary continental breakfast each morning.

Nomads Capital Backpackers Wellington has a restaurant serving dinner only.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Breakage deposit: NZD 200 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Late check-out fee: NZD 10
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Nomads Backpackers Wellington
  • Nomads Capital
  • Nomads Capital Backpackers
  • Nomads Capital Backpackers Hostel
  • Nomads Capital Backpackers Hostel Wellington
  • Nomads Capital Backpackers Wellington
  • Nomads Capital Wellington
  • Nomads Wellington
  • Nomads Wellington Backpackers
  • Wellington Nomads

We should mention

Children 10 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Alcohol is not permitted at this property.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Backpackers property is rated 5 stars and is displayed on this page as 5.0 stars.

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